September 19, 2018 Meeting Agenda

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for September 19, 2018 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, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

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

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of September 5, 2018

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

K – 12 Instructional Technology Plan

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the Ice Rental Lease Agreement between the West Genesee Central School District and the Town of Camillus for the use of the Shove Park Ice Rink by our hockey team for the 2018-19 school year be approved, as stipulated.

Note: The Town of Camillus waives any charge for the use of the facility by our hockey team.

B. It is recommended that the following vehicles be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State Education Law:

2011 Freightliner School Bus (#25)
2004 Chevy Suburban (#291)

C. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from Andrew LaRocca, of 146 View Point Lane, Camillus, NY 13031, for the purchase of an additional Buddy Bench at Stonehedge Elementary School in the amount of $910.48, 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 $ 910.48

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-09-0000 – General Supplies – ST $910.48

D. It is recommended that the 2018-19 tax adjustment for the Town of Onondaga be approved, as stipulated; and it is further recommended that the 2018-19 tax warrant for said Town be amended as follows:

Adjustment #1
Town of Onondaga From – $ 6,689,254.58 To – $ 6,686,734.80

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

Steven Galaska, Teacher Aide, West Genesee High School –
Effective 10/22/18 through 10/26/18 – Personal Reason

Jennifer Marinelli, AIS Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold –
Effective 10/18/18 and 10/19/18 – Personal Reason

Mary Cook, Teaching Assistant/SYSOP, Onondaga Road Elementary School –
Effective 9/27/18 and 9/28/18 – Personal Reason

Susan Taylor, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 11/19/18 and 11/20/18 – Personal Reason

Jessica Fisselbrand, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 8/30/18 through on or about 10/1/18 – To take another position within the District

John Mannion, Science Teacher, West Genesee High School –
Effective 10/17/18 through on or about 11/7/18 – Personal Reason

Eden Rotella, School Nurse, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue –
Effective 10/15/18 through 10/19/18 – Personal Reason

Victoria Smith, Teacher Aide, West Genesee High School –
Effective 3/4/19 through 3/8/19 – Personal Reason

Karin Laskowski, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Onondaga Road Elementary School – Effective 10/23/18 through 10/26/18 – Personal Reason

Heidi Beverine-Curry, Special Education Teacher, West Genesee Middle School –
Effective 4/5/19 through 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

B. It is recommended that the following FMLA leave of absence be approved:

Claire LaLone, Social Worker West Genesee High School –
Effective 9/10/18 through on or about 10/12/18 – Birth of Child

C. It is recommended that the following instructional position be abolished effective 9/18/18:

One Part-time (.70) Speech Teacher HS/BL

D. It is recommended that the following instructional positions be created effective 9/19/18:

One Part-time (.80) Speech Teacher HS/BL
One Part-time (.35) Speech Teacher EH

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

Stephen Yarnell
Physical Education Teacher
West Genesee High School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Permanent, Physical Education, Effective 9/1/87
Tenure Area: Physical Education
Step 25 M + 30
Effective 9/6/18 through on or about 10/26/18
Salary: $80,266 prorated
Replaces Elizabeth Ross, Maternity Leave

Jessica Fisselbrand
Kindergarten Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Pre K – 6, Permanent, English 7-9 Extension, Permanent, Effective 9/1/05
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step 2 M + 6
Effective 8/30/18 through on or about 10/1/18
Salary: $55,314 prorated
Replaces Carolyn Erwin, New employee start date 10/1/18

Patrick Coultry
English Teacher
West Genesee High School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, English Language Arts, Effective 9/7/18
Tenure Area: English
Step 1 B
Effective 9/20/18 through on or about 10/17/18
Salary: $47,912 prorated
Replaces Marie Thompson, Maternity Leave

Vincent Alexander
Social Studies Teacher
West Genesee High School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, Social Studies, Effective 2/1/13
Tenure Area: Social Studies
Step 2 M + 6
Effective 9/24/18 through on or about 11/2/18
Salary: $55,314 prorated
Replaces Dominika Stewart, Maternity Leave

Kathleen Morichelli
Speech/Language Teacher
West Genesee High School/Bishop Ludden
Part-time (.80) Appointment
Certification: Permanent, Speech and Hearing Handicapped, Special Education,
Effective 9/1/93
Tenure Area: Speech
Step 19 M
Effective 9/20/18 through 6/30/19
Salary: $70,559 x .80 prorated
Increase in hours

Sarah Elmer
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
East Hill Elementary School
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 9/10/18 through 6/30/19
Salary: $21,854 x .90 prorated
Replaces David Trembley, Jr., Resignation approved 8/22/18

Michael Leone
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
West Genesee High School
Probationary Appointment
Effective 9/27/18 through 9/26/22
Salary: $21,504 prorated
Replaces Meggan Hahn, Resignation approved 9/5/18

Rachael Whiting
Teacher Aide
Camillus Middle School
Part-time Temporary Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary appointment
2-4 hours per week
Effective 9/13/18
Salary: $12.70 per hour
New position created 8/1/18 (shared with Olivia Schaeber)

Sandra Mastrobattisto
Teacher Aide/Cafeteria
East Hill Elementary School
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary appointment
2 hours per day
Effective 9/20/18
Salary: $5,080 prorated
Replaces Heather Ollis, Resignation approved 8/1/18

F. It is recommended that the following Middle School Advisor appointment be amended as follows:

Judy Allen
Science Fair Co-Advisor (AMENDED)
West Genesee Middle School
Step 3 x 3% x .50 (AMENDED)
Salary: $778 (AMENDED)

G. It is recommended that the following Middle School Advisor for the 2018-19 school year be approved:

Margaret Barrett
Science Fair Co-Advisor
West Genesee Middle School
Step 2 x 3% x .50
Salary: $748

H. It is recommended that the West Genesee Teachers’ Association Memorandum of Agreement regarding union affiliation of non-staff coaching and advising positions dated 9/11/18 be approved as stipulated.

I. It is recommended that the substitute list for the 2018-19 school year be approved, as stipulated.

J. It is recommended that the following permits for Use of Facilities be approved:

Champions for Life
Power Wheelchair Soccer
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
West Genesee High School Upper Gym
Per Fee Schedule

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

Dr. Christopher Brown, Superintendent
Thought Exchange Summit
Austin, Texas
November 28 – 30, 2018
Cost not to exceed $3,500

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

Rachel Mosher – 1 hour per week – $56.00 per half-hour

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 August 13, 21, 30, September 5, 10, and 12, 2018; and CSE Review Meeting dates of August 24, 30, September 5, 12, and 13, 2018; and Building Level Review meeting dates of September 5, 7, 11, and 13, 2018; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

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

French Club
West Genesee High School
Chaperones: 4 (2 staff)
Approximately 40 students – Grades 9-12
Montreal, Canada
April 5 – 7, 2019
Cost to the District: 2 substitute days

X. REPORTS

A. Claims Audit Sub-Committee –
Chairperson: Joseph Simon
Members: Eric Bacon, Barbara Wells

B. Audit Committee –
Board of Education Members

C. Policies and Bylaws Committee –
Chairperson: Neil Widrick
Member: Joseph Simon, Jennifer James, Barbara Wells

D. Teaching Center –
Updates provided by Brian Kesel

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

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

G. SEPTSA –
Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli, Jennifer James

XI. OPEN FORUM

XII. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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