Board of Education

Board of Education
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone 301.334.8931
Fax 301.334.7621

Minutes August 26, 2002



Oakland, Maryland 21550

Monday, August 20, 2002


Part I - Call to Order

Mrs. Camilla Rawe, President of the Garrett County Board of Education, called the special meeting to order at 8:27 p.m. immediately following the 2002 Retirement Celebration which was held at the Will O= the Wisp Restaurant at Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Members in attendance included Mrs. Charlotte Sebold, Vice President; Mrs. Madeleine Collins, Mr. Rodney L. Durst and Mr. James M. Raley, associate members; and Dr. Wendell Teets, Superintendent of Schools. Ms. Sara DiSimone, student Board member, was also present.

Part II - Announcements

Mrs. Rawe noted the orientation meeting for new teachers which was held this morning at the Will O= the Wisp went very well.

Dr. Teets announced the dedication of the renovated Southern High School Media Center would be held on September 19, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. He also stated that Garrett College will host a dinner meeting on August 21, 2002 for members of its staff and that of the Board of Education to continue discussion from an early summer meeting on cooperative initiatives to attract more marginal students to post-secondary education.

Part III - Acceptance of Agenda

Upon a motion by Mr. Raley, seconded by Mrs. Collins, the Board voted unanimously to accept the agenda as drafted.

Part IV - Executive Session

Upon a motion by Mrs. Collins, seconded by Mr. Raley, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to move to executive session at 8:33 p.m. in accordance with Public School Law 4-106 and Section 10-508 of the State Government Code to discuss personnel matters affecting one or more individuals. Dr. Teets; Dr. Brenda McCartney, Assistant Superintendent; and Mr. Ervin Fink, Director of Finance and Human Resources were in attendance during all or a part of the executive session. Personnel topics included proposed appointments.

Part V - Reconvene in Public Session

The Board reconvened at 8:45 p.m.

Part VI - Personnel Action

Dr. Teets recommended the following items for approval:


  • Virginia Craig, Coordinator of Staff Development and School Improvement, eff. 8/21/02

  • Wendy Craver, Teacher, KZ, eff. 8/21/02

  • Annalea Catulle, Teacher, NX, eff. 8/21/02

  • Laura Tasker, 2.5 hr/day Satelliting Cafeteria Worker, SH, eff. 8/23/02

  • Debbie Sanders, 2.0 hr/day Cafeteria Worker, DR, eff. 8/23/02

  • Tara Friend, 4.0 hr/day Cafeteria Worker, SH, eff. 8/23/02

  • Crystal Moon, 3.5 hr/day Cafeteria Worker, SH, eff. 8/23/02

Upon a motion by Mr. Durst, seconded by Mrs. Sebold, the Board unanimously approved the superintendent= s recommendation.

Part VII - Adjournment

There being no further business, the Board, by consensus, adjourned the meeting at 8:50 a.m.

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Camilla Rawe Wendell D. Teets
President Secretary/Treasurer
Approved:   September 10, 2002