November 1, 2017 Meeting Agenda

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for November 1, 2017

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

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

Recognition of the Board of Education

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of October 18, 2017

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPIC

West Genesee High School Course Catalog

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A.      It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the Ben Mauro Endowment Fund for Music Education, in the amount of $500.00, and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues

A2705 – Gifts and Donations   $500.00

A960 – Appropriations

A2110-200-11-0038 – Equipment – Music – HS   $500.00

B.      It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the West Genesee High School Music Activity Fund, in the amount of $3,000.00, and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues

A2705 – Gifts and Donations   $3,000.00

A960 – Appropriations

A2110-200-11-0038 – Equipment – Music – HS   $3,000.00

C.      It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the East Hill Elementary School PTA, in the amount of $76.41, and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues

A2705 – Gifts and Donations    $76.41

A960 – Appropriations

A2110-501-05-0000 – General Supplies – EH    $76.41

D.      It is recommended that the stipulated materials be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State law.

E.      It is recommended that the following resolution regarding a settlement agreement be approved:

WHEREAS, the parents of a student with a disability submitted a demand for settlement prior to commencing a due process complaint against the District; and

WHEREAS, the Board desires to avoid the considerable time and expense associated with a due process proceeding; and

WHEREAS, the District and the parents resolved all issues that would have been included in the complaint by mutual agreement (the “Settlement Agreement”), subject to approval by the Board of Education.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT

  1. The Settlement Agreement between the District and the parents of the student with a disability is hereby approved.
  2. The District’s Superintendent is authorized to execute the Settlement Agreement on behalf of the Board.

G. It is recommended that the following extra-classroom student activity fund be created: WGHS – Tech/Vex Club

FINANCIAL ITEM FOR INFORMATION

2018-19 Budget Schedule

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

Laura Richards, School Nurse, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold – Effective 12/23/17

Note: Laura Richards has been employed with the West Genesee School District for five years.

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

Anne Brunger, Food Service Worker 1, Onondaga Central High School – Effective 11/2/17 – Personal Reason

Holly Kay, Teaching Assistant/Learning Center, Camillus Middle School – Effective 12/2/17 – Personal Reason

Katherine Dugan, LAN Technician, Technology Office – Effective 11/1/17 – To accept another position within the district

Joseph Radus – LAN Technician, Technology Office – Effective 11/1/17 – To accept another position within the district

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

Victoria Smith, Teacher Aide, West Genesee High School – Effective 3/5/18 through 3/9/18 – Personal Reason

Azadeh Schueler, Teaching Assistant/SYSOP, East Hill Elementary School – Effective 11/9/17 and 11/13/17 – Personal Reason

Mary Kate Kirk, Second Grade Teacher, East Hill Elementary School – Effective 5/21/18 through 5/22/18 – Personal Reason

Katherine Dugan, Network Administrator, Technology Office – Effective 11/29/17 for up to one year – Personal Reason

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

C.      Unpaid leaves of absence continued:

D.      It is recommended that the following instructional positions be created effective 11/2/17:

One Part-time (.90)
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
SR

One Part-time (.90)
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
OR

E.      It is recommended that the following non-instructional position be created effective 11/2/17:

One Full-time (1.0)      Systems Consultant (Student Services)   DW

F.      It is recommended that the following reassignment be approved effective 12/4/17:

Nancy Kastick             from Teaching Assistant/Special Education at CMS

to Teaching Assistant/Learning Cente  -CMS Replaces Holly Kay, resignation approved 11/1/17

G.     It is recommended that the following appointments be approved: Christine Rivers

Instructional Support Teacher Split Rock Elementary School Part-time (.50) Appointment

Certification: Initial, Childhood Education (1-6), Effective 9/1/13 Tenure Area: Elementary

Step 4 M + 6

Effective 11/2/17 through 6/30/18 Salary: $57,979 x .50 prorated New position approved 10/18/17

Megan Dressel Speech Pathologist

Split Rock Elementary School Part-time (.70) Appointment

Certification: Initial, Speech and Language Disabilities, Effective 2/6/16 Tenure Area: Speech

Step 2 M + 30

Effective 11/20/17 through 6/30/18 Salary: $59,956 x .70 prorated New position approved 10/4/17

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

G.        Appointments continued:

Amanda Grzejka

Teaching Assistant/Special Education West Genesee High School Probationary Appointment

Effective 10/26/17 through 10/25/21 Salary: $21,200 prorated

New position approved 10/18/17

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

G.             Appointments continued:

Katherine Dugan Network Administrator Technology Office

Permanent (12-month) appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period Effective 11/2/17

Salary: $49,181 prorated

New position approved 5/17/17

Joseph Radus Network Administrator Technology Office

Permanent (12-month) appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period Effective 11/2/17

Salary: $52,000 prorated

New position approved 5/17/17

Jacqueline Price

Typist 1 – Eleven-Month Position Split Rock Elementary School

Permanent Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period Effective 1/2/18

Salary: $27,342 prorated

Replaces: Duffy Cox, Retirement approved 10/4/17

H.      It is recommended that the following 2017-18 Winter Coaches be approved (S/staff; RS/retired staff; NS/non-staff):

Stephen Frawley (NS) Girls Varsity Basketball WGHS

Volunteer

No Cost to District

Joseph Ulrich (NS) Boys Varsity Basketball WGHS

Volunteer

No Cost to District
Scott Duda (S)

Boys Varsity Basketball WGHS

Volunteer

No Cost to District

Joe Corley (S)

Boys Varsity Indoor Track Assistant WGHS

Step 13 + 30 x 8.5%

Salary: $5,426

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

H.      2017-18 Winter Coaches continued:

I.        It is recommended that the following changes in hours for bus drivers be approved effective 11/2/17:

Patricia Blue                            – from 38.35 to 39.60 hours per week

Linda Bryant                            – from 38.75 to 33.75 hours per week

Karen Villi                                – from 20.00 to 23.35 hours per week Leland Vogelsang                               – from 39.60 to 38.35 hours per week

J.       It is recommended that the following bus attendant change in hours be approved effective 11/2/17:

Lee Ann Judkins                     – from 25.00 to 22.50 hours per week

K.      It is recommended that the following change in hours be approved effective 11/2/17: Tina McCallops Food Service Worker 1

From    WGHS 3.50 hours per day To        WGHS 5.00 hours per day

Jennifer Halko                         Food Service Worker 1

From    WGHS 3.00 hours per day To        WGHS 4.50 hours per day

Celena-Marie Prevost             Food Service Worker 1

From    WGM 3.50 hours per day To        OCS Jr/Sr    3.25 hours per day

M.   It is recommended that the following conference be approved:

Brian Kesel, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy

Washington,  D.C. January 21 – 23, 2018 Cost not to exceed $1,675

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 Review Meeting dates of September 6, October 11, 16, and 18, 2017; CSE Review Meeting dates of October 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, and 20, 2017; and Building Level Review meeting dates of October 12, 17, and 20, 2017; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

X.             OPEN FORUM

XI.            ADJOURNMENT

 

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

I.     PERSONNEL

II.   LEGAL ISSUES

III.  NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V.  OTHER

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