08-09-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #17


Title
Involuntary Termination of Instructional Employee, Mark Ostermeier

Discussion
Mark Ostermeier is an instructional employee of the District and was assigned to Lockmar Elementary School as a teacher under a professional service contract.  The Superintendent has charged Mr. Ostermeier with failure to correct performance deficiencies and incompetency as set forth in the Superintendent's July 27, 2011, letter attached hereto as Exhibit "A".

Recommendation

1. Terminate the employment of teacher, Mark Ostermeier, and cancel his professional service contract effective August 9, 2011.

2. Mr. Ostermeier has requested an administrative hearing.  Authorize the School Board Attorney to transmit the hearing request to the Division of Administrative Hearings for further proceedings.

3. Authorize the Superintendent to retain services of counsel for the hearing process.



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 8/9/2011

Authority for Action
F.S. 1012.34(3)(d); F.S. 120.57;F.S. 1012.36(a)

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Other

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Contact
Harold Bistline, School Board Attorney


Attachment:  8.9.11 Mark Ostermeier.pdf