November 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for November 15, 2017

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 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

    A.
    B. Report

    VI. OPEN FORUM

    Retirement Recognition

    VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    Regular Meeting of November 1, 2017

    VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPIC

    IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

    FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

    A. It is recommended that the 2018-19 Budget Calendar be approved, as stipulated.

    B. It is recommended that the 2017-18 tax adjustment for the Town of Onondaga be approved, as stipulated; and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 tax warrant for said Town be amended as follows:

    Adjustment #2
    Town of Onondaga From – $6,198,442.48 To – $6,198,276.85

    C. It is recommended that the 2017-18 return of unpaid taxes to the County be approved for the Towns of Camillus, Elbridge, Geddes, Onondaga, and Van Buren, as stipulated.

    D. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation of $1,191.00 from West Genesee High School Music Activity Account, 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 $1,191.00

    A960 – Appropriations
    A2110-501-00-0038 – General Supplies – DW – Music $1,191.00

    E. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation of $57.75 from the Travelers Employee Giving Campaign, 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 $57.75

    A960 – Appropriations
    A2110-501-05-0000 – General Supplies – EH $57.75

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

    PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

    A. It is recommended that the following resolution be approved:
    WHEREAS, a vacancy arose on the Board of Education of the West Genesee
    Central School District, and the Board of Education, pursuant to the provisions of West Genesee Board Policy 2131 and the provisions of Section 1709 (17) of the New York State Education Law, exercised its discretion to fill the vacant seat by appointment, to be effective through the next regular school election; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, by a
    majority vote of the full Board, hereby appoints Kimberly Coyne to fill the current vacancy on the Board of Education, subject to the candidate taking the oath of office required by law; and

    IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that such appointment be effective immediately
    upon the filing of the official oath of office with the District Clerk, and shall end following the next annual election of the School District in May, 2018.
    This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.

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

    Frank Testa, School Bus Attendant, Transportation
    Effective 12/9/17
    Note: Frank Testa has been employed with the West Genesee Central School
    District for nine years.

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

    Jaclyn McGee, .80 Speech Teacher, West Genesee Middle School/Stonehedge
    Elementary School – Effective 11/1/17 – To accept another position within the
    district

    Theresa Deane, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, West Genesee High
    School – Effective 11/30/17 – Personal Reason

    Cathy Jo O’Neil, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Stonehedge Elementary
    School/Blue – Effective 1/1/18 – Personal Reason

    Kimberly Prince, .28 Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Onondaga Road
    Elementary School – Effective 11/15/17 – To accept another position within the
    district

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

    Brian Duerheimer, English Teacher, West Genesee High School –
    Effective 11/21/17 (half day in the afternoon) – Personal Reason

    Mary Jean Mavente, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Split Rock
    Elementary School – Effective on or about 11/27/17 through on or about 3/8/18 –
    Professional Improvement

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

    Kathleen Kolb, Kindergarten Teacher, Split Rock Elementary School –
    Effective 11/30/17 up to 1/9/18 – Birth of Child

    Gretchen Rose, Guidance Counselor, East Hill Elementary School –
    Effective 11/20/17 through 1/7/18 – Birth of Child

    Jamie Welch, Special Education Teacher, Onondaga Road Elementary School –
    Effective on or about 1/19/18 through on or about 3/8/18 – Birth of Child

    F. It is recommended that the following unpaid intermittent FMLA leave of absence be approved:

    Ann Marie Cantello, Teacher Aide-Health Office, West Genesee Middle School – Effective various dates from 11/16/17 up to 6/30/18 – Spouse Medical
    G It is recommended that the following Child Rearing Leaves be approved:

    Karen Trapasso, AIS Remedial Reading Teacher, West Genesee Middle School – Effective 1/28/18 through 6/30/18

    Gretchen Rose, Guidance Counselor, East Hill Elementary School –
    Effective 1/8/18 through 1/28/18

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

    One Part-time (.70) Speech Teacher SR
    One Part-time (.30) Speech Teacher ST
    One Part-time (.60) Speech Teacher CMS
    One Part-time (.50) Speech Teacher WGM

    I. It is recommended that the following instructional position be abolished effective  11/16/17:

    One Part-time (.80) School Psychologist CMS/HF/BL

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

    One Full-time (1.0) Speech Teacher SR/ST
    One Full-time (1.0) Speech Teacher CMS/WGM

    K. It is recommended that the following instructional position be created effective 11/16/17:

    One Full-time (1.0) School Psychologist DW/HF/BL

    L. It is recommended that the following appointment be rescinded:

    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: $58,456 + $1,500 x .70 prorated

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

    Mary Jean Mavente
    Special Education Teacher
    Onondaga Road Elementary School
    Regular Substitute Appointment
    Certification: Permanent, Special Education, Effective 2/1/01
    Tenure Area: Special Education
    Step 1 M
    Effective on or about 11/27/17 through on or about 3/8/18
    Salary: $52,363 prorated
    Replaces Jamie Welch, FMLA Leave approved 11/15/17

    Jaclyn McGee
    Speech Pathologist
    West Genesee Middle School/Camillus Middle School
    Probationary Appointment
    Certification: Professional, Speech and Language Disability, Effective 9/1/12
    Tenure Area: Speech
    Step 11 M + 36
    Effective 11/2/17 through 11/1/21
    Salary: $68,930 + $1,500 prorated
    New position approved 11/15/17

    Megan Dressel
    Speech Pathologist
    Split Rock Elementary School/Stonehedge Elementary School
    Probationary Appointment
    Certification: Initial, Speech and Language Disabilities, Effective 2/6/16
    Tenure Area: Speech
    Step 2 M + 30
    Effective 11/20/17 through 11/19/21
    Salary: $58,456 + $1,500 prorated
    New position approved 11/15/17

    Megan Pareja
    English Teacher
    West Genesee Middle School
    Regular Substitute Appointment
    Certification: Initial, English 7-12, Effective 4/12/17
    Tenure Area: English
    Step 5 M + 6
    Effective 1/27/18 through 6/30/18
    Salary: $59,574 prorated
    Replaces Karen Trapasso, CRL extension approved 11/15/17

    M. Appointments continued:
    Victoria Daoust
    Guidance Counselor
    East Hill Elementary School
    Regular Substitute Appointment
    Certification: Provisional, School Counselor, Effective 9/20/17
    Tenure Area: Guidance Counselor
    Step 1 CAS
    Effective 11/28/17 through 1/25/18
    Salary: $56,862 prorated
    Replaces Gretchen Rose, FMLA/Child Rearing Leave approved 11/15/17

    Antoinette Piron
    Teaching Assistant/Special Education
    Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold
    Part-time (.90) Appointment
    Effective 11/16/17 through 6/30/18
    Salary: $20,850 x .90 prorated
    Replaces Dannielle Binns, Resignation approved 11/1/17

    Kimberly Prince
    Teaching Assistant
    Onondaga Road Elementary School
    Part-time (.90) Appointment
    Effective 11/16/17 through 6/30/18
    Salary: $20,850 x .90 prorated
    New position approved 11/1/17

    Diane Putnam
    Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy
    Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
    Part-time (.28) Appointment
    Effective 11/16/17 through 6/30/18
    Salary: $20,850 x .28 prorated
    Replaces Lenore Vaccarello, Resignation approved 8/23/17

    Cheryl Lemons
    Bus Attendant
    Transportation
    Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
    13.35 hours per week
    Effective 11/16/17
    Salary: $17.00 per hour
    New route added

    N. It is recommended that the following 2017-18 Winter Coach be approved (S/staff; RS/retired staff; NS/non-staff):
    Timothy Huppman (NS)
    B/G Varsity Indoor Track
    West Genesee High School
    Volunteer
    No Cost to the District

    O. It is recommended that the following changes in hours be approved effective 11/16/17:

    James Costello Teacher Aide from ST-B 3.25 hours per day to ST-B 2.50 hours per day

    Kimberly Baca-Jones Teacher Aide from ST-G 2.00 hours per day to ST-G/ST-B 3.00 hours per day

    Emily Carter Teacher Aide from ST-G 2.00 hours per day to ST-G 2.25 hours per day

    Loryn Petrik Teacher Aide from ST-G 2.00 hours per day to ST-G 2.25 hours per day

    P. It is recommended that the following changes in hours for bus drivers be approved effective 11/16/17:

    Patricia Bice – from 24.20 to 25.00 hours per week
    Linda Bryant – from 33.75 to 32.50 hours per week
    James Dunn – from 27.50 to 28.35 hours per week
    Stanton Gibbs – from 27.90 to 29.15 hours per week
    Scott Halstead – from 28.30 to 29.15 hours per week
    Thomas McCabe – from 28.75 to 29.60 hours per week
    Gary Rogers – from 23.35 to 23.75 hours per week
    Carolyn Sammon – from 25.00 to 37.50 hours per week
    Mike Tartaglia-Welch – from 28.35 to 27.50 hours per week
    David Trembley – from 28.75 to 29.55 hours per week

    Q. It is recommended that the following bus attendant changes in hours be approved effective 11/16/17:

    Jamie Liberty – from 23.35 to 23.75 hours per week
    Candelaria Martinez – from 27.95 to 28.75 hours per week
    Sara Rockwell – from 28.75 to 30.00 hours per week

    R. It is recommended that the substitute lists for the 2017-18 school year 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, CPSE Review Meeting dates of September 25, October 18, 19, 25, 27, November 1, and 2, 2017; CSE Review Meeting dates of October 18, 24, 30, November 1, and 2, 2017; and Building Level Review meeting dates of October 20, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, November 1, and 3, 2017; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

    B. It is recommended that the 2018-2019 West Genesee High School Course Catalog be approved, as stipulated.

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

    Boys Varsity Lacrosse
    West Genesee High School
    Chaperones: 6 (4 staff)
    Approximately 37 students – Grades 9-12
    Bridgewater, New Jersey
    March 16-17, 2018
    Cost to the District: 4 substitute days

    D. It is recommended that the following textbook adoptions be approved:

    Title: Understanding Business
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    Subject/Grade: Contemporary Business – Grade 11-12

    Title: Management Fundamentals
    Publisher: Sage
    Subject/Grade: Business Management – Grade 11-12

    X. REPORTS

    A. Claims Audit Sub-Committee – Chairperson: Joseph Simon
    Members: Eric Bacon, Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli

    B. Audit Committee – Board of Education Members

    C. Policies and Bylaws Committee -Chairperson: Neil Widrick Member: Joseph Simon

    D. Teaching Center – Karen Fruscello

    E. Parent Curriculum Information Council – Chairperson: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli Member: Eric Bacon

    F. Ad Hoc Employee Benefits Committee – Chairperson: Neil Widrick Member: Kimberly Sacco

    G. SEPTSA – Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli, Kimberly Sacco

    XI. OPEN FORUM

    XII. ADJOURNMENT

    WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017

    I. PERSONNEL

    II. LEGAL ISSUES

    III. NEGOTIATIONS

    IV.STUDENTS

    V. OTHER

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