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August 30, 2017 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Counties Johnstown, NY 12095

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DATE

August 30, 2017

PLACE

Central Administration Board Room

KIND OF MEETING

Regular Monthly

MEMBERS PRESENT

James Beirlein, Harry Brooks, John DeValve, Joanne Freeman, Jean LaPorta and Allan Turnbull

OTHERS PRESENT

Patrick Michel, District Superintendent; Lorraine Hohenforst, Deputy Superintendent; Kathi Lewis, School Business Official; Carmen Carcaco and Christine Eaton, Clerk

CALL TO ORDER

President Freeman called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

CONVENE AUDIT COMMITTEE

James Beirlein made a motion for the Board to convene the Audit Committee at 6:00 p.m. This motion was seconded by Jean LaPorta and unanimously carried.

INTERNAL AUDIT FOCUS AREA

The Board unanimously chose payroll and cash receipts as the 2017-18 Internal Audit focus area.

ADJOURN AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Board adjourned the Audit Committee at 6:05 p.m upon a motion made by Jean LaPorta, seconded by Harry Brooks and unanimously carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Allan Turnbull made a motion, seconded by John DeValve to approve the minutes of the June 30, 2017 Regular Board Meeting, July 5, 2017 ReOrganizational and Special Board Meeting and July 26, 2017 Goal Setting/Special Meeting. This motion was carried unanimously.

CLAIMS AUDITOR REPORTS

James Beirlein made a motion, seconded by Jean LaPorta, and unanimously carried to approve the Claims Auditor Reports for the period of June 13, 2017 through August 10, 2017. (SY 17-18 #46)

APPROVAL OF TREASURER’S REPORT

The Treasurer’s Report for the period of June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 was approved upon a motion made by John DeValve, seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #47)

EXTRACLASSROOM REPORT

A motion was made by Harry Brooks and seconded by Allan Turnbull to approve the Extra Class General Ledger Report for June 2017. This motion was unanimously carried. (SY 17-18#48)

ESTABLISH SUBSTITUTE AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC HELPER RATE OF PAY

John DeValve made a motion, seconded by Allan Turnbull to establish the Substitute Automotive Mechanic Helper rate of pay to be $12.50 per hour. (SY 17-18 #49)

ESTABLISH SUBSTITUTE FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR I RATE OF PAY

James Beirlein made a motion, seconded by John DeValve to establish the Substitute Food Service Director I rate of pay to be $151.67 per day. (SY 17-18 #50)

INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENT

John DeValve made a motion to authorize the Board President to execute the Intermunicipal Agreement by and between the Hamilton-FultonMontgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services and the Village of St. Johnsville for placement of a School Resource Officer at the BOCES DH Robbins Campus for the 2017-18 school year. (SY 17-18 #51)

FMCC AGREEMENT – PSYCHOLOGY

Allan Turnbull made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the agreement between the Fulton Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-FultonMontgomery BOCES for FMCC to provide a faculty member to teach three-credit courses for HFM BOCES during the 2017-18 academic year. This motion was seconded by Jean LaPorta and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #52)

FMCC AGREEMENT – ART

Jean LaPorta made a motion, seconded by John DeValve and unanimously carried to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the
agreement by and between Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-FultonMontgomery BOCES PTECH to have a FMCC faculty member teach two sections of a three-credit course for HFM BOCES during the 2017-2018 academic year. (SY 17-18 #53)

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICES AGREEMENT-Mermelstein

Allan Turnbull made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the Independent Contractor Services Agreement by and between HFM BOCES and Leah Mermelstein, Read, Write-Connect, Inc. to perform a one day follow-up training during the 2017-2018 school year for Broadalbin-Perth teachers who attended
the Summer Writer’s Workshop Institute. This motion was seconded by Harry Brooks and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #54)

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICES AGREEMENT-Risley

Harry Brooks made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the Independent Contractor Services Agreement by and between HFM BOCES and Julia Risley as an Independent Contractor for teacher of Anatomy and Physiology effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #55)

GRANTS

Harry Brooks made a motion, seconded by John DeValve and unanimously carried to accept the following grant funds, and authorize their suitable appropriation and expenditure, pursuant to State Education Department and/or local approvals:
School Library System – Aid for Automation – $9,330. 00 (SY 17-18 #56)

ITEMS TO BE DECLARED SALVAGE

Pursuant to Board of Education Policy No. 4021, Personal Property Accountability, James Beirlein made a motion, seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried to declare as salvage the items listed on the Chief Financial Officer’s memorandum dated June 20, 2017. (SY 17-18 #57)

2017-18 SCHOOL BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AND LUNCH PRICING

Allan Turnbull made a motion to establish the 2017-18 school year breakfast and lunch prices as follows; milk $0.50, adult breakfast at $2.50 plus tax and adult lunch at $3.70 plus tax. HFM BOCES is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program which allows us the ability to feed the students for free. This motion was seconded by John DeValve and unanimously carried. (SY 17- 18 #58)

PURCHASE OF SERVICESAGREEMENT – FMCC FACILITY MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Harry Brooks made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the “Purchase of Services” agreement whereby FM agrees to provide Facility Management Services to BOCES for the 2017-18 school year. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #59)

17-18 CLASSROOM LEASES

John DeValve made a motion to approve the 2017- 2018 Distance Learning and annual classroom leases as submitted in the aggregated amount of $697,790.00. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #60)

RESERVE FUND REPORT THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017

James Beirlein made a motion, seconded by John DeValve and unanimously carried to accept the Reserve Fund Report year ending June 30, 2017 as submitted by the Chief Financial Officer. (SY 17-18 #61)

RETIREMENT INCENTIVE

John DeValve made a motion to authorize the Schedule of Retirement payments for those employees retiring during the 2016-2017 school year as submitted. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #62)

BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS

John DeValve made a motion seconded by Harry Brooks to authorize the Budget Adjustments dated June 30, 2017 as submitted by the Chief Financial Officer. This motion was unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #63)

BUDGET TRANSFERS

Allan Turnbull made a motion to authorize the budget transfers from June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 as submitted by the Chief Financial Officer. This motion was seconded by Jean LaPorta and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #64)

RESOLUTION – BEST VALUE

Allan Turnbull made a motion, seconded by Harry Brooks and unanimously carried to adopt the attached best value resolution as submitted. (SY 17-18 #65)

LETTER OF AGREEMENT – MINNOWBROOK

John DeValve made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the Letter of Agreement by and between HFM BOCES and the Minnowbrook Conference Center to host a seminar from July 17, 2017 through July 18, 2017. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #66)

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICES AGREEMENT GELOSO-ECKER

Allan Turnbull made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the Independent Contractor Services Agreement by and between HFM BOCES and Vincenza Gelosa-Ecker to provide support to the HFM BOCES Central Food Service Program on a per diem basis effective August 31, 2017 through June 30, 2018. This motion was seconded by John DeValve. This motion was passed with a vote of five ayes (Beirlein, Brooks, DeValve, LaPorta, and Turnbull) and zero nays. Mrs. Freeman recused herself from this agenda item. (SY 17- 18 #67)

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICES AGREEMENT – MAURO

Harry Brooks made a motion to authorize the District Superintendent to execute the Independent Contractor Services Agreement by and between HFM BOCES and Dominick Mauro to provide support to the HFM BOCES Central Food Service Program on a per diem basis effective August 31, 2017 through June 30, 2018. This motion was seconded by Allan Turnbull and unanimously carried. (SY 17-18 #68)

D.S. REPORT

The District Superintendent’s Report included:
Albany Update
P-TECHS
Solar Project
HFM BOCES Presentation
HFM BOCES Email Addresses
Deputy Superintendent’s Report

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS 17-18 Draft Board Goals

The Board reviewed the 17-18 Draft Board Goals to be adopted at the next Board Meeting.

Regents Goals for Elementary, Middle and Secondary School Students

Dr. Brooks shared the Regents Goals for Elementary, Middle and Secondary School Students from the nineteen nineties.

Sacandaga North

Dr. Books shared a pamphlet from the 2005-2006 school year titled “Sacandaga North” School Board Development Series that he and the Northville School Board worked on and implemented.

Board Retreat

The Board discussed a possible Board Retreat.

Board Member Reports and Comments

Mrs. Freeman discussed an setting up an award honoring David Edwards.

ADDITION TO AGENDA

John DeValve made a motion, seconded by Harry Brooks and unanimously carried to amend the Board Agenda to include the funding and creation a prototyping laboratory at Jansen Avenue PTECH.

PROTOTYPING LAB

Allan Turnbull made a motion, seconded by Jean LaPorta and unanimously carried to approve the funding and creation of a prototyping laboratory at the Jansen Avenue PTECH school.

Election of New Board Member

John DeValve made a motion to appoint Carmen Caraco, a resident of the Mayfield School District, to fill the seat left vacant by David Edwards’ retirement through June 30, 2018. This motion was seconded by James Beirlein and was unanimously carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 8:04 p.m. the Board entered executive session to discuss specific personnel matters and collective bargaining upon a motion made by James Beirlein, seconded by Jean LaPorta and unanimously carried.

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

At 8:40 p.m. Allan Turnbull made a motion to return to open session. This motion was seconded by James Beirlein and unanimously carried.

PERSONNEL ITEMS

Upon the District Superintendent’s recommendation, the following personnel items were presented to the Board for acceptance or approval. All new appointments are contingent upon receipt of Employment Eligibility Verification forms.

Resignation for Retirement

Smith, D.

Smith, Deborah – School Bus Attendant with Regional Transportation submitting a letter of intent to retire effective August 31, 2017. Mrs. Smith has been with HFM BOCES since July 1, 2013 and came to HFM BOCES as a transfer of function from the Gloversville Enlarged School District with a hire date of April 28, 1987. (SY 17-18 #69)

Resignation

Panton, N.

Panton, Nicole – Coordinator of Instructional Services submitting a letter of resignation effective August 29, 2017. Mrs. Panton has been with HFM BOCES since July 22, 2010. (SY 17-18 #70)

LaJeunesse, S.

LaJeunesse, Sarah – Special Education Teacher with Special Education submitting a letter of resignation effective August 24, 2017. Ms. LaJeunesse has been with HFM BOCES since September 1, 2013. (SY 17-18 #71)

George, B.

George, Brook – School Bus attendant with Regional Transportation submitting a letter of resignation effective July 24, 2017. Ms. George has been with HFM BOCES since March 14, 2016. (SY 17-18 #72)

Semione, S.

Semione, Susan – Typist with Ag-PTECH submitting a letter of resignation effective August 11, 2017. Ms. Semione has been with HFM BOCES since July 27, 2017. (SY 17-18 #73)

Dickinson, J.

Dickinson, Jamie – Science Teacher with PTECH submitting a letter of resignation effective August 31, 2017. Ms. Dickinson has been with HFM BOCES since May 7, 2014. (SY 17-18 #74)

Berman, A.

Berman, Ashley – Speech Pathologist with Special Education submitting a letter of resignation effective August 31, 2017. Ms. Berman has been with HFM BOCES since November 30, 2015. (SY 17-18 #75)

Leaves of Absence

Cristaldi, C.

Cristaldi, Carla – Senior Typist with Special Education requesting to extend her un-paid leave of absence from August 1, 2017 through September 20, 2017. Mrs. Cristaldi had exhausted her 12-weeks of FMLA leave on January 27, 2017 and had been previously granted an unpaid leave of absence at the January 28, 2017 through August 1, 2017. (SY 17-18 #76)

Establish and Appoint

Nevins, J.

Nevins, Jessica – Four-year probationary appointment to a Physical Education and Health Teacher with PTECH effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. This is a new position. Tenure Area: Physical Education and Health. Salary: Schedule D, Step 5, $45,355.00. Certification: Physical Education – Professional and Health Education – Professional. (SY 17-18 #77)

Tierney, S.

Tierney, Stephan – One-year probationary appointment to an Automotive Mechanic position with Regional Transportation effective September 11, 2017. Mr. Tierney’s probationary period will end on September 10, 2017. This is a new position. Salary: $34,172.98, pro-rated to $27,623.16. (SY 17-18 #78)

Appointments

Ag-PTECH Curriculum Writing and Professional Development

Appoint the following Ag-PTECH employee to work up to 75 hours at a rate of $25.00 per hour for curriculum writing and professional development work effective July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.

Alaina Campolieta (SY 17-18 #79)

Ag-PTECH Summer Instructional Student Contact Work

Appoint the following Ag-PTECH Employee for up to 10 days each of summer instructional student contact work at her per diem rate effective July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.

Alaina Campolieta (SY 17-18 #79)

Ag-PTECH Chaperones

Appoint the following Ag-PTECH employees to work up to 20 hours each at a rate of $25.00 per hour for chaperoning effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Alaina Campolieta
Julia Hudyncia
Angeline Conte
Maryann Loucks
(SY 17-18 #79)
Heather Leo
Allyson Warren
Abigail Jacobs

Adult Educator

Appoint the following to part-time, hourly Adult Educator position with Adult Literacy and Corrections Education effective September 5, 2017. Salary:$25.00 per hour, up to 350 hours.

Michael Schell (SY 17-18 #80)

Kenyon, T.

Kenyon, Tami – Temporary appointment to a parttime, hourly Adult Educator position with Adult Literacy and Corrections Education effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: $25.00 per hour not to exceed 308 hours. (SY 17-18 #81)

Mentors

Appoint the following as mentors for the 2017-18 school year. They will be paid no more than $1,000.00 for the school year depending upon the number of actual mentoring hours.

Nancy Turnbull – mentor to – Alexandria Chase
Jennifer Sherman – mentor to – Tracy Coulson
Brian Garrity – mentor to – Richard Fisher
Theresa House – mentor to – Christopher Hanson
Kealy Brunelle – mentor to – Latha Kaliath
Tara Hogan – mentor to – Tia Lomax-Driscoll
Jeff Frank – mentor to – Mark Reynders
Robert Boshart – mentor to – Mark Mereness
Louise Huth – mentor to – Brianna Murray
Heather Buskirk – mentor to – Lisa Johnson
Maryann Loucks – mentor to – Alaina Campolieta
Maryann Loucks – mentor to – Abigail Jacobs
(SY 17-18 #82)

Summer School

Appoint the following staff for HFM BOCES 2017 Regional Summer School or Regional Summer Enrichment for the period of July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017 at the corresponding rate next to their name.

Bagot, Anne Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Straub, Sara Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25. 00 per/hr
Davies, Jacqueline Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
DiNatale, Kelly Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Fitzpatrick, Erica Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Gleeson, John Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Hackert, Kelly Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Hart, Rebecca Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Hawkins, Rebecca Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Hillier, Lindsey Teaching Assistant $15.00 per/hr
Hoenzsch, Barbara Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Kindar, Erin Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Kohout, Jamie Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
LaMastra, Michael Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Lysiak, Doral Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
McAleese, Molly Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
McLaughlin, Andrea Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Miller, Patricia Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Newkirk, Craig Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Person, Valerie Teaching Assistant $15.00 per/hr
Mulligan, Mary Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Traver, Fred Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Tuppen, Meredith Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
VanAernam, Lisa Teaching Assistant $15.00 per/hr
Vonderheide, Jennifer Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Walrath, AnneMarie Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25. 00 per/hr
Watermann, Hannah Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25. 00 per/hr
Zeh, Wendy Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Brower, Sandra Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Martuscello, Marisa Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Trova, Sharon Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Saltsman, Lynn Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Spagnola, Nancy Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
George, Jessica Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Solan, Elaine Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Bruce, Tara Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Catania, Melissa Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Miles, Melissa Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Hess, Evette Teacher Aide $12.50. per/hr
Harris, Scott Teacher/Proctor/Scorer/Rater $25.00 per/hr
Conte, Angeline Guidance Counselor $25.00 per/hr

Substitute Bus Driver

Appoint the following staff as a substitute Bus Driver effective August 31, 2017:Shayla Dixon (SY 1 7-18 #84)

Substitute School Bus Attendants

Appoint the following staff member as a Substitute School Bus Attendant effective August 3, 2017:

Kelly Morrison (SY 17-18 #85)

Appoint the following as Substitute School Bus Attendants effective August 31, 2017:

Destiny Brownell
Amber Chamberlain
Jennie Daniels
(SY 1 7-18 #84)

Lomax-Driscoll, T.

Lomax-Driscoll, Tia – Four-year probationary appointment to a School Psychologist position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021. Mrs. LomaxDriscoll is replacing Glen Mathis who resigned. Tenure Area: School Psychologist. Salary: Schedule E, Step 2, $42,565.00. (SY 17-18 #86)

Reynders, M.

Reynders, Mark – Four-year probationary appointment to a Physical Education and Health Teacher with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout his probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Mr. Reynders is replacing Shawn Vetter who resigned. Tenure Area: Physical Education and Health. Salary: Schedule D, Step 4, $44,288.00. Certification: Physical Education – Professional and Health Education – Professional. (SY 17-18 #87)

Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Appoint the following HFM BOCES employees as qualified Lead Evaluators of Teachers having successfully completed the training requirements prescribed in 8 NYCRR §30-2.9(b):

Michael Dardaris
Scott Dellis
Jay DeTraglia
Michael DiMezza
Lorraine Hohenforst
John Howard
Brian Mazza
Nicole Panton
Matthew Popp
Richard Potter
Daniel Salvagni

PBL Participants

Appoint the following teachers to be paid for their participation in the Greater Capital Region PBL Institute held July 31, 2017 through August 4. 2017. Salary will be $25.00 per hour, not to exceed $750.00 per individual.

Kristin DeLuca
Mary Kochan
Jessica Reed
Christine Sherlock
Christine Vanderlinden
Kevin Wilary
(SY 17-18 #88)

Extraclass Advisors

Appoint the following as Extraclass Advisors for the 2017-18 school year:

102 Auto A Thomas Davis
103 Auto B ACCT CLOSED
106 Conservation Adam Cancio
109 Cosmetology A Julie Mead
110 Cosmetology B Valerie Charpentier
115 Digital Multimedia Andrew Huth
118 LPN II ACCT CLOSED
129 Criminal Justice Mark Mereness
132 Teen Council Chervl Ke/Iv
133 Foundations of Food Rebecca Skretkowicz
136 Autism Spectrum Disorder Program* Daniella Murphy
138  Encompass Learning Program Alison Daly
139 Adirondack Academy Student Council ACCT CLOSED
140 PTECH Student Government TBD
PTECH Academic Club TBD
PTECH Student Judicial Council TBD
PTECH Yearbook Club TBD
PTECH Underwater Robotics Club TBD
PTECH Rock and Jazz Club TBD
PTECH Drama and Glee Club TBD
PTECH Art Club TBD
141 FFA Julia Hudvncia
AGPTECH Student Government Abiqail Jacobs
AGPTECH Academic Club Alaina Campo/ieta
AGPTECH Student Judicial Council Heather Leo
142 Veterinary & Animal Science Meredith Tuppen

*We are adding Nancy Turnbull’s Lifeskills class to the Autism Spectrum Disorder account to combine all programs/classes housed at McNab School. (SY 17-18 #89)

Chace, A.

Chace, Alexandria – Four-year probationary appointment to a Speech Therapist position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021. Ms. Chace is replacing Melissa Hesler who resigned. Tenure Area: Speech Therapist. Salary: Schedule D, Step 1, $41,095.00. Certification: Speech and Language Disabilities – Initial. (SY 17-18 #90)

Sharifipour, S.

Sharifipour, Sarah – Four-year probationary appointment to a Math Teacher position with PTECH effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Ms. Sharifipour is replacing William Murray who resigned. Tenure Area: Math. Salary: Schedule D, Step 8, $48,548.00. Certification: Mathematics 7-12 – Initial. (SY 17-18 #91)

Murray, B.

Murray, Brianna – Temporary appointment to a Long-Term Substitute Teacher position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: $100.00 per day. Ms. Murray is replacing Maddalena Calabro who resigned. Certification: School Psychologist Provisional Certificate – pending. (SY 17-18 #92)

Hanson, C.

Hanson, Christopher – Four-year probationary appointment to a Teacher of the Deaf position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout his probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Mr. Hanson is replacing Stacey Delaney. Tenure Area: Teacher of the Deaf. Salary: Schedule D, Step 7, $47,484.00. Certification: Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Initial Certification Time extension. (SY 17- 18 #93)

Coulson, T.

Coulson, Tracy – Four-year probationary appointment to a Special Education Teacher position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Ms. Coulson is replacing Carley Green who resigned. Tenure Area: Special Education. Salary: Schedule D, Step 10, $50,673.00. Certification: Special Education – Permanent and English Language Arts 5-9 – Professional. (SY 17-18 #94)

Kaliath, L.

Kaliath, Latha – Four-year probationary appointment to an English as a New Language Teacher position with Itinerant Services effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Mrs. Kaliath is replacing Shelly Curley who resigned. Tenure Area: English as a New Learner. Salary: Schedule D, Step 10, $50,673.00. Certification: English to Speakers of Other Languages – Permanent. (SY 17-18 #95)

Borner, R.

Borner, Robin – One-year probationary Civil Service appointment to a Teacher Aide position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017. Ms, Borner’s probationary period will end on August 31, 2018. Salary: $17,150.00. Ms. Borner will be replacing Jaynee Gonzales who resigned. (SY 17-18 #96)

Substitutes

Appoint the following people as listed below as substitutes for HFM BOCES

Allen, Adrienne – Substitute Teacher
Butler, Shaelei – Substitute Teacher
Carter, Victoria – Substitute Teacher
Edwards, Tabitha – Substitute Teacher Aide
Gilston, Robert – Substitute Teacher
Geloso-Ecker, Vincenza – Substitute Food Service Helper.
Greathous, Vicky – Substitute Teacher Aide
Hand, Mark – Substitute Teacher
Hinderliter, Alice – Substitute Teacher Asst.
Larowe, Ryan – Substitute Teacher
Prumo, Teresa – Substitute Teacher Asst./Secretary
Trojan, William – Substitute Teacher
Van Loan, Kathy – Substitute Teacher
Wood, Lydia – Substitute Teacher
(SY 17-18 #97)

Hladik, B.

Hladik, Billie – One-year probationary Civil Service appointment to a Typist position with Substitute Services effective September 11, 2017. Ms. Hladik’s probationary period will end on September 10, 2018. Salary: $24,229.42 pro-rated to $19,585 . 44. Ms. Hladik is replacing Jenna Roth who resigned. (SY 17-18 #98)

Javarone, K.

Javarone, Kristie – Part-time, temporary appointment to a 0.6 FTE Speech Pathologist position with Special Education effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Schedule E, Step 7, $47,888.00, prorated to $28,732.80. Ms. Javarone is replacing Ashley Berman who resigned. Certification: Speech and Language Disabilities – Professional and Speech Language Pathology Professional License. (SY 17-18 #99)

Central Food Service Trainees

Appoint the following Central Food Service staff members to be paid up to eight hours at their hourly rate to attend a mandatory training on August 29, 2017.

Victoria Jackson
Margaret Ugalde
Deborah Henderson
Susan Miller
Sylvia Snow
(SY 17-18 #100)

Pienta, S.

Pienta, Susan – Four-year probationary appointment to a Science Teacher position with PTECH effective September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2021, contingent upon the achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with requirements of Law Sections 3012, 3012-c, 3012-d. Ms. Pienta is replacing Jamie Dickinson who resigned. Tenure Area: Science. Ms. Pienta will be credited with 30 sick days. Salary: Schedule D, Step 14, $55,387.00. Certification: Earth Science 7-12 – Initial and Biology 7-12 – Initial. (SY 17-18 #101)

Hourly Food Service Director I

Appoint the following to a temporary, parttime, Food Service Director I position effective August 29, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: $21.67 per hour for up to 50 hours.

Sylvia Snow (SY 17-18 #102)

Cardettino, P.

Cardettino, Paul – Four-year probationary appointment to an Administrative Coordinator of Instructional Services position effective October 2, 2017 through October 1, 2021. Mr. Cardettino is replacing Nicole Panton who resigned. Tenure area: Administrative Coordinator of Instructional Services. Salary: $82,500.00, pro-rated to $61,875.00. Certification: School Building Leader – Initial and School District Leader – Initial Pending. (SY 17-18 #103)

Amend Appointments

Stafford-Willman, C.

Stafford-Willman, Carol – Amending her Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired appointment to 0.6 FTE effective September 1, 2017. This appointment amends her September 1, 2016 amendment from 0.85 FTE due to reduced district requests. Salary: Schedule D, Step 15, $56,602.00, pro-rated to $33,961.20. (SY 17-18 #104)

Nicolella, J .

Nicolella, Jennifer – Amending her March 30, 2017 appointment from a provisional appointment to a one-year probationary Civil Service appointment to a Records Management Clerk with Itinerant Services effective August 31, 2017. Ms. Nicolella’s probationary period will end on August 30, 2018. Salary will remain the same. (SY 17-18 #105)

Abolish Position

0.45 FTE Physical Education Teacher

APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL ITEMS

Harry Brooks made a motion , seconded by John DeValve to accept the resignation for retirement of Smith; accept the resignations of Panton, Lajeunesse, George, Semione, Dickinson and Berman; approve the leave of absence for Cristaldi; establish and appoint Nevins and Tierney; appoint Campolieta, Campolieta, AgPTECH Chaperones (7), Schell, Kenyon, Mentors (12) Summer School (41), Dixon, Substitute School Bus Aides (4), Lomax-Driscoll, Reynders, Lead Evaluators of Teachers (11), PBL Participants (6), Extraclass Faculty Advisors, Chace, Sharifipour, Murray, Hanson, Coulson, Kaliath, Borner, Substitutes (14), Hladik, Javarone, Central Food Service Trainees (5), Pienta, Snow and Cardettino; amend the appointments of Stafford-Willman and Nicolella and abolish a 0.45 FTE Physical Education Teacher . This motion was unanimously carried.

FUTURE MEETINGS

September 5, 2017 – HFM BOCES Opening Day, 8:30 a.m., HFM BOCES Conference Center September 27, 2017 – HFM BOCES Regular Board meeting, 6 : 00 p.m . , HFM BOCES Board Room

ADJOURNMENT:

With no further business to come before the Board, Allan Turnbull made a motion at 8:41p.m . to adjourn the meeting. This motion was seconded by John DeValve and unanimously carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Christine Eaton
Clerk of the Board

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