Agenda for August 21, 2019

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for August 21, 2019 with Addendum Information

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WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019

WEST GENESEE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY 7:00 P.M

I. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

V. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

VI. OPEN FORUM

AMENDMENT OF SUPERINTENDENT AGREEMENT

WHEREAS, the Board, at its June 19, 2019, Board Meeting, appointed David Bills as Superintendent of Schools in accordance with the terms and conditions of a Contract as approved by the Board; and,

WHEREAS, Section 3 of the Contract (“Term of Employment”) provided for the term of the Superintendent to commence on September 1, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, David Bills is available to start his term earlier than September 1, 2019, and the Board is desirous to have David Bills start his term earlier than September 1, 2019,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that

  1. The Board of Education amends Section 3 of the Contract to reflect the start date of August 20, 2019.
  2. The Board of Education amends Section 8 of the Contract to reflect the initial salary, as specified in the Contract, to be prorated from August 20, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
  3. All references in the Contract to “term” shall reflect the amended term of August 20, 2019, through August 31, 2022.
  4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of August 7, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPIC

None

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the following warrants be approved:

Fund Month Check # Check #
General June 2019 64115 to 64620
General July 2019 64621 to 64724
School Lunch June 2019 305198 to 305229
School Lunch July 2019 305230 to 305233
Federal June 2019 403649 to 403659
Federal July 2019 403660 to 403661
Capital June 2019 600676 to 600682
Capital July 2019 600683 to 600687
Trust & Agency June 2019 705294 to 705322
Trust & Agency July 2019 705323 to 705334

B. It is recommended that the following Treasurer’s and Clerk’s reports be approved:

Fund Month Month
General June 2019 and July 2019
School Lunch June 2019 and July 2019
Federal June 2019 and July 2019
Capital June 2019 and July 2019
Trust & Agency June 2019 and July 2019

C. It is recommended that the following allowance draws for work related to the District Wide Security Project be approved:

Knapp Electric, 7012 Potter Road, Auburn, New York 13021
Modifications to all buildings – security window fire shutter installation and wiring:

Project Number Building Amount
42-01-01-06-0-002-010 East Hill Elementary School $ 1,437.00
42-01-01-06-0-004-007 Onondaga Road Elementary School $ 1,437.00
42-01-01-06-0-005-007 Split Rock Elementary School $ 1,437.00
42-01-01-06-0-010-009 Stonehedge Elementary School $ 2,873.00
42-01-01-06-0-012-008 Camillus Middle School $ 1,437.00
42-01-01-06-0-009-006 West Genesee Middle School $ 1,437.00
42-01-01-06-0-002-010 West Genesee High School $ 1,437.00
Allowance Allocation All Buildings – Base Bid – $11,495.00

Increase / (Decrease) in Base Contract $ 0.00

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the following resignations be approved:

Elaine Buhaj, Food Service Worker I, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue –
Effective 8/7/19 – Personal Reason

Tina McCallops, Food Service Worker I, West Genesee High School –
Effective 8/14/19 – To accept another position within the District

Brooke Goodrich, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Split Rock Elementary
School – Effective 8/16/19 – Personal Reason

Jessica Cornish, Food Service Worker I, Onondaga Road Elementary School –
Effective 8/17/19 – Personal Reason

B. It is recommended that the following unpaid leaves of absence be approved:

Steven Galaska, Teacher Aide, West Genesee High School –
Effective 10/16/19 through 10/23/19 – Personal Reason

Stella Steiner, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Split Rock Elementary School – Effective 9/3/19 through 9/27/19 – Personal Reason

C. It is recommended that the following Child Rearing Leave be approved:

Mia Kubiak, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 9/12/19 through 1/24/20

D. It is recommended that the following instructional positions be created effective 8/22/19:

One Part-time (.90) Teaching Assistant/Special Education HS
One Part-time (.90) Teaching Assistant/Special Education CMS
One Full-time (1.0) Third Grade Teacher EH
One Temporary Interim Principal HS

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

E. It is recommended that the following non-instructional position be created effective 7/1/19:

One Part-time Nutritionist Food Service
One Full-time LPN DW/BOCES

F. It is recommended that the following change in hours be approved effective 9/1/19:

Jennifer Halko from Food Service Worker I (4.5 hours per day) at HS
to Food Service Worker I (5 hours per day) at HS

G. It is recommended that the following transfers be approved effective 9/1/19:

Michelle Bleskoski Food Service Worker I at HS
to WGM

Kathleen Payne Food Service Worker I at WGM
to HS

Chantheary Edgar Food Service Worker I at WGM
to HS

Robin Miledonis Food Service Worker II at HS
to HS/WGM

Stephanie Pollard Teaching Assistant/Special Education at OR
to ST-B

H. It is recommended that the following appointments be rescinded:

Stephanie Cooper
Administrative Intern
West Genesee High School
Full-time Term Appointment
Certification: Professional, ELA 7-12, Effective 9/1/13
Effective 8/5/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $40,000 prorated
Replaces Shelley LaMarche, Term appointment ended 6/30/19

Brianna Smith
ESL Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, Early Childhood B-2; SWD 1-6; Child Ed 1-6,
Effective 2/15/19; ESOL, Initial, Effective 2/6/19
Tenure area: ESL
Step 2 M + 6
Effective 9/1/19 through 10/25/19
Salary: $55,393 prorated
Replaces Angela Lisi, FMLA leave approved 6/5/19

I. It is recommended that the following appointments be approved:

Paula Kopp
Interim Principal
West Genesee High School
Per Diem Temporary Appointment (up to 75 days)
Certification: Permanent, School District Administrator, Effective 9/1/03
Effective 9/3/19 through on or about 1/17/20
Salary: $405 per day
Replaces Stephanie Cooper, Appointment rescinded 8/21/19

Sheena Muratore
Special Education Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Pending
Tenure Area: Special Education
Step 1 M + 24
Effective 9/1/19 through 8/31/23
Salary: $55,436
Replaces Sarah Birch, Resignation approved 5/22/19

Jennifer Corby
AIS Teacher
East Hill Elementary School
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Professional, Childhood Education 1-6, Early Childhood Education,
Literacy B-6, Effective 11/19/13
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step 8 M
Effective on or about 9/16/19 through on or about 9/15/22
Salary: $65,306 prorated
Replaces Joseph Curtin, Reassignment approved 8/7/19

Kyle Prenoveau
Physical Education Teacher
East Hill Elementary School (20%), Split Rock Elementary School (20%)
Part-time (.40) Appointment
Certification: Initial, Physical Education, Effective 5/23/19
Tenure Area: Physical Education
Step 1 B
Effective 9/1/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $47,912 x .40
Replaces Kathleen Clark, Reassignment approved 8/7/19

Hanna Brady
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
East Hill Elementary School
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 9/1/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $22,600 x .90
Replaces Jessica Hubbard, Resignation approved 8/7/19

Stacy Bishop
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Split Rock Elementary School
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 9/1/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $22,250 x .90
Replaces Diane MacMaster, Resignation approved 8/7/19

Peter Knowlton
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 9/1/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $23,148 x .90
New position created 6/19//19

Jennifer Pastore
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
West Genesee High School
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective on or about 9/16/19 through on or about 6/30/20
Salary: $22,250 x .90 prorated
Replaces Sarah Elmer, Reassignment approved 7/10/19

Danielle Kreis
Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy
East Hill Elementary School
Part-time (.28) Appointment
Effective 9/1/19 through 6/30/20
Salary: $22,250 x .28
Replaces Cindy Blanding, Resignation approved 8/7/19

Lisa Andrianos
Typist II
Camillus Middle School/Special Education
Full-time 12 month Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
7.5 hours per day
Effective 8/12/19
Salary: $33,369 prorated
Replaces Patricia Lewis, Resignation approved 6/19/19

Megan Garropy
Teacher Aide/Cafeteria
East Hill Elementary School
Part-time 10-month Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period 2.25 hours per day
Effective 9/1/19
Salary: $5,940
Replaces Dawn Frontuto, Reassignment approved 6/19/19

Michele Baranello
Teacher Aide/Cafeteria
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Part-time 10-month Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
1 hour per day
Effective 9/1/19
Salary: $2,640
Replaces Diane Putnam, Resignation approved 6/19/19

Tina McCallops
Food Service Worker II
West Genesee High School
Part-time 10-month Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
5 hours per day
Effective 9/1/19
Salary: $12,914
Replaces Charlene Chase, Retirement approved 5/8/19

Lorre Begay
Food Service Worker I
West Genesee High School
Part-time 10-month Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
3 hours per day
Effective 9/1/19
Salary: $5,927
Replaces Chanice Clute, Resignation approved 2/6/19

Juliann Mellen
Nutritionist
Districtwide
Part-time Appointment
Various hours
Effective 9/1/19
Stipend: $500 per year
New position created 8/21/19

Don Cortez
Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
10 hours per week
Effective 9/4/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Replaces Brandy Tremblay, Resignation approved 7/10/19

Loreen Drumm
Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
20.4 hours per week
Effective 9/4/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Replaces James Dunn, Resignation approved 7/10/19

Stephanie Eadie
Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
10 hours per week
Effective 9/4/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Replaces Raymond Pyke, Termination approved 7/10/19

J. It is recommended that the following Fall 2019 coaching appointment be rescinded:

Richard Francisco (NS)
Boys JV Soccer
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to the District

K. It is recommended that the following Fall 2019 coaching appointment be approved:

Richard Francisco (NS)
Boys 9 Soccer
West Genesee High School
Step 1 x 7%
Salary: $3,354

L. It is recommended that the following Fall 2019 Marching Band appointment be rescinded:

Mary Klink (S)
Drill Instructor
Step 3 x 6% x .25
Salary: $780

M. It is recommended that the following Fall 2019 Marching Band appointment be amended:

Caroline Brackett (S)
Drill Instructor
West Genesee High School
Step 10 x 6%
Salary: $3,666

N. It is recommended that the following 2019 Summer Fine Arts Instructional Lesson Program Instructor be approved (S/staff; NS/non-staff):

Kristyn Sperduti (S) 30.00 hours = $930.00

O. It is recommended that the following substitute and temporary employee rates be approved effective 12/31/19:

Custodian $ 11.80 per hour
Office Personnel 11.80 per hour
Teacher Aide 11.80 per hour
Food Service Worker I 11.80 per hour
Food Service Worker II 12.10 per hour
Food Service Driver 12.10 per hour
Dispatcher 15.70 per hour
Bus Washer 11.80 per hour
Bus Cleaner 12.00 per hour
Mechanic 20.00 per hour
Maintenance 14.00 per hour
Summer (Students) 11.80 per hour
Guard 15.70 per hour
Interpreters 36.00 per hour
Teaching Assistant 90.00 daily
Nurse 100.00 daily

P. It is recommended that the following resolution be approved:

Whereas, Superintendent David C. Bills has met the following requirements for certification as outlined in Section 30-2.9 of the Rules of the Board of Regents:

  1. NYS Teaching Standards, and their related elements and performance indicators or ISLLC standards and their related functions;
  2. Evidence-based observation techniques grounded in research;
  3. Application and use of the student growth percentile model and the value-added growth model;
  4. Application and use of approved teacher or principal rubric(s) selected by the district or BOCES for use in evaluations, including training on the effective application of such rubrics to observe a teacher’s or principal’s practice;
  5. Application and use of any assessment tools that the school district or BOCES utilizes to evaluate its classroom teachers or building principals, including but not limited to, structured portfolio reviews; student, parent, teacher and/or community surveys; professional growth goals and school improvement goals, etc;
  6. Application and use of any State-approved locally-selected measures of student achievement used by the school district or BOCES to evaluate its teachers or principals;
  7. Use of the Statewide Instructional Reporting System;
  8. Scoring methodology utilized by the Department and/or the district or BOCES to evaluate a teacher or principal under this Subpart, including how scores are generated for each subcomponent and the composite effectiveness score and application and use of the scoring ranges prescribed by the Commissioner for all the four designated rating categories used for the teacher’s or principals’ overall rating and their subcomponent ratings; and
  9. Specific considerations in evaluating teachers and principals of English language learners and students with disabilities.

Therefore, be it resolved that the West Genesee Board of Education recognizes David C. Bills, Superintendent of Schools, as the certified lead evaluator for the Annual Professional Performance Review for Teachers and Principals; and

Therefore, by virtue of the fact of having participated in the Lead Evaluator Training provided by the OCM BOCES or Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES, which included the required components, the following people are considered as Certified Lead Evaluators for the 2019-2020 School Year:

Wayne Ackles
Michael Burns
Darlene Chapin
David Cirillo
Jeannette Clark
Lisa Craig
William Davern
Stephen Dunham
Sean Fahey
Brian Kesel
Tracy Klefbeck
Paula Kopp
Robert Leo
Beth Lozier
Michael McGrath
William Roberge
Susan Murray
Amanda Simmons
Brent Suddaby
Thomas Vaughan
Maura White

Q. It is recommended that the weekly hours for Bus Drivers and Bus Attendants for the 2019-20 school year be approved, as stipulated.

R. It is recommended that the substitute lists for the 2019-20 school year be approved as stipulated.

S. It is recommended that the following conference request be approved:

Brian Kesel, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
District Administration Leadership Institute – Chief Academic Officers’ Summit
Chicago, IL
September 25-27, 2019
Cost not to exceed $1,200

CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District accept the recommendations of the CPSE, CSE, and Building Level Review Meeting dates listed below; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

CPSE
July 30, 2019
August 6, 2019
August 13, 2019

CSE
August 1, 2019
August 13, 2019

Building Level

B. It is recommended that the following trip be approved:

Baseball Team
West Genesee High School
Chaperones: 4 (1 staff)
Approximately 25 students – Grades 10-12
Myrtle Beach, SC
April 3 – 10, 2020
Cost to the District: none

X. REPORTS

A. Claims Audit Sub-Committee –
Chairperson: Joseph Simon
Members: Elizabeth Donaldson, Aaron Ryder

B. Audit Committee –
Board of Education Members

C. Policies and Bylaws Committee –
Chairperson: Neil Widrick
Members: Elizabeth Donaldson, Jennifer James, Joseph Simon

D. Teaching Center –
Updates provided by Brian Kesel

E. Parent Curriculum Information Council –
Chairperson: Barbara Wells
Members: Elizabeth Donaldson, Aaron Ryder

F. Ad Hoc Employee Benefits Committee –
Chairperson: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli

G. SEPTSA –
Chairperson: Jennifer James
Member: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli

XI. OPEN FORUM

XII. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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