Call to Order by Gene Wachtel
at 10:30 A.M.
Roll Call : Present were President Gene Wachtel: Past-President, James Sullivan; President-Elect, Lew Keliher; Secretary, Mike Criner; Treasurer, Jim Nelson; TSA Executive Director, Ross Short; Tech Link Editor and WA-ACTE rep, Bruce McBurney; and guests, Kevin Graham from Cascade High Scholl and Jarrod Merrick from Prosser High School.
Awards: Gene Wachtel
passed around the letters of recommendation for award nominees.
Voting ensued and the award recipients were chosen.
College Report: Scott Calahan sent his report to Gene Wachtel
, who read it to the board.
New Business: Gene Wachtel
mentioned that we need a form for the Robert Raudebaugh $500 grant for the teacher essay at Spring Conference.
a). The essay is to answer the question, "What will I do or need in my classroom for an extra $500?
Consensus was that the award should be based on innovation, student motivation and inspiration.
The winner also needs to send documentation of grant expenditure.
b). We also need a new form for award nominees with the criteria explained.
Mike Criner said he would prepare the forms based on ITEA's criteria and send them to Gene Wachtel
Adjournment: Gene Wachtel
adjourned the meeting at 11:25 A.M.