CALDWELL, Ohio – The Caldwell Exempted Village Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a new framework for district progress on Thursday night.
Superintendent Darren Cook presented the Board with a proposed three-year district plan, as drafted by the administrators and educators of the Caldwell Village Schools. Cook explained to AVC News the aims and the importance of the new framework:
The Board also approved a three-year contract renewal between the district and the Caldwell Teachers Association, which Cook said provides for a three-percent pay raise over the three-year period. Cook said that negotiations began in May, and had gone very smoothly.
The Board also approved a new athletic salary schedule that would differentiate the pay of coaches who also serve as teachers from those who do not. Treasurer Jeff Croucher explained the new salary schedule:
A number of personnel items came before the Board on Thursday night, as well. The following supplemental contracts were approved: Paige Young as high school volleyball coach, Grant Gaydos as junior high football coach, Brian Wheeldin as baseball coach, Philip Theobald as technology coordinator and Lori Miller as junior high Student Council advisor. The Board also approved one-year contracts for Todd Callahan as high school math teacher, Mary Hannon as district art teacher and Earl James Jr. as high school science teacher. Joyce Fogle and Kari Gibson also tendered their resignations at Thursday’s meeting, which the Board voted to accept.
The Board also approved the sale of three used CEVSD school buses to Yellow Bus Sales for a total of $4,929. The buses were model years 1991, 1996, and 1997.
The Caldwell Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will next meet in regular session on Thursday, August 14 at the District Office at 7:00 p.m.