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Matt Gossman re-elected Ada school board president for 2021

Melody Veltri, high school teacher, to retire at the end of the school year

Matt Gossman was re-elected Ada school board president for 2021 at the board’s reorganization meeting held on Jan. 14. The meeting includes several board appointments for the coming. The following report is from unofficial minutes from the meeting.
• Amy Mullins, named vice president
• Ronald Fleming and Troy Erickson, policy committee
• Troy Erickson, legislative liaison to Ohio School Boards Assn.
• Amy Mullins, student achievement liaison to Ohio School Boards Assn.
• Ronald Fleming, local tax abatement committee
• Ernest Daughtery, scholarship committee
• Troy Erickson and Amy Mullins, audit committee

School board reorganizes for 2021 on Jan. 14

The board will also hold its regular January meeting at that time

The Ada school board will hold its 2021 reorganization and regular January meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14.

The meeting takes place in the concession area outside the high school gymnasium. During 2020 Matt Gossman served as board president and Amy Mullins as vice-president.

Members of the board are:
Matt Gossman
Amy Mullins
Ronald Fleming
Ernest Daughtery
Troy Erickson

The most recent action of the board included discussions with the Liberty Township Park District concerning renewal of the school contract with the board.

School board offers supplemental football coaching contract to Tobin Smith

Dan Lee: "55 students are online and 30 students will return in person for the second semester"

Ada school board offered a supplemental contract to Tobin P. Smith to coach football during the 2021-22 school year. The board approved the issuance of the contract during the December board meeting held Thursday.

Smith of Urbana, is a secondary health and physical education teacher at Lima Senior and is a graduate of Wittenberg.

The varsity football coaching position became available at the resignation of Shawn Christopher this fall.

During the 2020 season Smith was associate head coach defensive coordinator at Lima Senior. From 2013 to 2019 he was head coach at Bellefontaine where his teams compiled a 46-27 record.

Thank you for your cooperation

Ada principals express appreciation to staff, students, community for cooperation to remote learning transition

Ada’s school principals have expressed appreciation to the school staff, students and community for their cooperation in the transition from in-person learning to remote learning this fall.

Their remarks were made at the Nov. 19 Ada school board meeting.

The school made its transition to remote learning on Nov. 2. and it will continue at least until Dec. 4.

Here's how Ada schools will reopen in August

Board approves 13-page policy in special meeting on Monday

Ada schools announced a comprehensive fall reopening plan following a special board meeting on Monday. To read the entire 13-page policy click here.

• Click here to read the board's policy on wearing face coverings.

Caveat:  This plan is subject to change, as circumstances evolve and change, as guidelines from state, county, and local regulations change, etc.

Special school board meeting Thursday

Supplemental contracts for 2020-21 memorandum with AEA on the agenda

The Ada Exempted Village School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 2, in the board room.

The purpose is to act on several items including:

• Memorandum of Understanding with the Ada Education Association regarding supplemental contracts for the 2020-2021 school year

• Approve supplemental contracts for the 2020-2021 school year

• Approve a contract for athletic training coverage 

• Approve resignation of a certified employee due to retirement

• Budget modifications