January 16, 2019 Meeting Agenda

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for January 16, 2019 with Addendum Information

Addendum information below is indicated in bold type (this does not necessary apply to headers or labels which default to bold).

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 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

  • Retirement Recognition – Transportation

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  • Regular Meeting of December 19, 2018
  • Special Meeting of January 3, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

None

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the stipulated Technology supplies/materials be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State Education law.

B. It is recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget transfers be approved, as stipulated.

C. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from Square 1 Art, of 5470 Oakbrook Pkwy, Suite E, Norcross, GA 30093, for East Hill Elementary School in the amount of $2,673.63, and it is further recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donations:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $2,631.59
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $ 42.04

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0030 – General Supplies – EH $2,673.63

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

James Apps, Bus Driver, Transportation –
Effective 1/8/19

Note: James Apps has been employed with the West Genesee Central School
District for fourteen years.

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

Jamie Casullo, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Stonehedge Elementary
School/Blue – Effective 1/23/19 – To accept another position within the District

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

Eva Guerra, School Bus Driver, Transportation –
Effective 2/14/19 and 2/15/19 – Personal Reason

Marie Rivaldo, Teaching Assistant/Special Education – Onondaga Road Elementary School – Effective 2/11/19 through 2/15/19 – Personal Reason

Margaret Barbuto, Physical Education Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 1/18/19 – Personal Reason

Donna Annable, LPN, Split Rock Elementary School –
Effective 1/21/19 through on or about 3/16/19 – Medical Reason

D. It is recommended that the following non- instructional position be abolished effective 1/16/19:

One Part-time (6 hours per day) Teacher Aide/Copy Center-Nights HS

E. It is recommended that the following non-instructional positions be created effective 1/17/19:

One Full-time (7.5 hours per day) Typist II Athletics Office
One Full-time (7.5 hours per day) Teacher Aide-Nights HS

F. It is recommended that the following instructional positions be created effective 1/16/19:

One Part-time (.90) Teaching Assistant/Special Education ST-G
One Part-time (.90) Temporary Teaching Assistant/Special Education HS

G. It is recommended that the following appointment be amended:

Lyssa Sexton
Second Grade Teacher
Split Rock Elementary School
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Initial, Childhood Education 1-6, Effective 1/21/14
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step: 5 B + 30
Effective 8/30/18 through 8/29/21 AMENDED
Salary: $58,787
New position approved 7/2/18

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

Nicole Bartolotta
Second Grade Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Professional, SWD 1-6, Effective 4/11/18
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step 1 M + 6
Effective on or about 2/25/19 through on or about 4/5/19
Salary: $53,135 prorated
Replaces Katelyn Jackson, Maternity Leave

Jamie Casullo
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
West Genesee Middle School
Probationary Appointment
Effective 1/24/19 through 1/23/23
Salary: $22,430 prorated
Replaces Kathryn Lykudis, Transfer approved 12/19/18

Timothy Browne
Custodial Helper I
Spilt Rock Elementary School
Full-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
7 hours per day
Effective 1/17/19
Salary: $19,565 prorated
Replaces Edward Sisson, Reassignment approved 12/19/18

Rosemarie Schiltz
School Bus Attendant
Transportation
Part-time Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
20 hours per week
Effective 1/17/19
Salary: $17.70 per hour
New student with special needs

Mark Stagnitta
School Bus Attendant
Transportation
Part-time Appointment, Subject to a 52-week probationary period
20 hours per week
Effective 1/17/19
Salary: $17.70 per hour
Replaces Michelle DelVecchio, Resignation approved 10/17/18

I. It is recommended that the Board of Education enter into a contract for the 2018-19 school year with the following individual for Occupational Therapy Services:

Morgan Cadwell – 32 hours per week – $60.00 per hour

J. It is recommended that the following 2018-19 Winter Coach be approved (S/staff; RS/retired staff; NS/non-staff):

Brian Gates (NS)
Boys 7-8 Wrestling
CMS/WGMS
Step 6 x 8%
Salary: $4,474

K. It is recommended that the following changes in hours for bus drivers be approved effective 1/17/19:

Patrick Anderson from 23.30 to 25.00 hours per week
Theresa Dean from 26.65 to 28.35 hours per week
Jennifer LaRowe from 10.00 to 16.00 hours per week

L. It is recommended that the following change in hours for bus attendants be approved effective 1/17/19:

Barbara Carter from 25.00 to 31.00 hours per week

M. It is recommended that the substitute lists for the 2018-19 school year be approved as stipulated.

N. It is recommended that the District Code of Conduct and Safety Plan be approved as stipulated.

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
December 5, 2018
December 17, 2018
December 20, 2018
December 21, 2018
December 31, 2018
January 9, 2019

CSE
December 6, 2018
December 7, 2018
December 12, 2018
December 13, 2018
December 18, 2018
December 20, 2018
January 8, 2019
January 10, 2019

Building Level
November 16, 2018
December 11, 2018
December 12, 2018
December 13, 2018
December 14, 2018
December 18, 2018
December 20, 2018

B. It is recommended that the following Board of Education Policies be approved (1st vote consideration):

INSTRUCTION #4326
CURRICULUM
Instruction for English Language Learners

INSTRUCTION #4730
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Homework

INSTRUCTION #4773
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

X. OPEN FORUM

XI. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

Tenure Considerations – Initial Review

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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