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Agenda April 17, 2013

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Horace Greeley High School

Convene public meeting at 6:00 p.m., which we anticipate will go into Executive Session with administrators for a Board / Administrative Retreat to discuss a book, World Class Learners, with its author, Yong Zhao.

Reconvene: 8:15 p.m.

Presentations:

Developing World Class Learners: A Conversation with Yong Zhao
(Re-imagining the future of education - audience participation welcome)

Proposed 2013-14 Budget for Adoption
(The full text of the budget is located in the financial section of the website.)

1.

Information

 

 

1.1

President's Report

 

 

1.1.1

Legislative Report

Assemblyman David Buchwald in attendance to give legislative update.

 

 

1.2

Superintendent's Report

 

 

1.2.1

Seven Bridges search

 

Questions and Comments

We welcome public inquiries, and in respect for each other's time, we ask that you limit your inquiry to three minutes. Board members may be contacted via email or phone.

 

2.

Organization

 

3.

Approvals

 

 

3.1

Minutes of February 27, 2013

 

 

3.2

Minutes of March 13, 2013

 

4.

Recommended Action: Personnel

 

 

4.1

Instructional

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as per diem substitute teachers to be employed on an "as needed" basis":

Laura Broker,

Alyssa Hirschberg, and

Danielle Oliveri.

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby authorizes the attached Agreements for Services for the individuals and agencies listed below effective for the 2012/2013 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Pamela Cartelli.

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as AP proctors to be employed on an "as needed" basis effective for the 2012/2013 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Luanne Citrin

Lainee Katzenberg

Gary Lanza

Mark Taylor

Ann Marie Tetelman

Laurie Wesley

Request for Discretionary Leave of Absence:

Mr. Stefan Birek, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective February 1, 2013 through May 8, 2013.

Request for Parental Leave of Absence:

Ms. Lauren Andrews, Teacher of Special Education, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective April 16, 2013 through November 30, 2013.

Ms. Kathleen Campanaro, Teacher of Reading, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective September 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014.

Resignation for Purposes of Retirement:

Ms. Sherilyn Huffman, Teacher of Special Education, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective June 30, 2013.

Resignation:

Ms. Linsy Kochupaul, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective April 9, 2013.

Mr. Andrew Corsilia, Teacher of English, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2013.

Appointment: Probationary

Ms. Jamie Edelman, Principal, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective July 1, 2013, in the tenure area of Elementary School Principal, probationary period ends June 30, 2016.

Mr. Andrew Corsilia, Assistant Principal, Horace Greeley High School, effective July 1, 2013, in the tenure area of High School Assistant Principal, probationary period ends June 30, 2016.

Appointment: Other

Mr. Peter Kuczma, Director of Physical Education and Athletics, District wide, effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Appointment: Teaching Assistant

Ms. Samantha Boldt, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective April 1, 2013.

Ms. Danielle Fugazzi, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective April 1, 2013.

Ms. Danielle Oliveri, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective April 10, 2013.

 

 

4.2

Non-instructional

Resignation for purpose of Retirement:

Susan Cappetta - Senior Office Assistant - Automated Systems at the Horace Greeley High School, retiring effective June 28, 2013.

Keith Keasby - Custodial Worker at the Horace Greeley High School, retiring effective August 31, 2013.

Resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed below as a per diem clerical substitute to be employed on an "as needed" basis, effective April 1, 2013:

Corie Buonanno and

Marie Ward

 

5.

Recommended Action: Other

 

 

5.1

Resolution to adopt the Proposed Budget and ratify the Property Tax Report Card for the 2013-14 school year.

 

 

5.2

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby agrees to accept the Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement with the Chappaqua Congress of Teachers (CCT) in regard to the Teacher Action Research Project a copy of which is included by reference in the minutes of this meeting.

 

 

5.3

Joint Contract with Town and Sani Pro Disposal Corp, d/b/a/ Suburban Carting Co., to provide solid waste services for buildings owned by Town and CCSD, effective July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, with two, one-year extension options.

 

 

5.4

Approve agreement with Educational Data Services to utilize their services in obtaining skilled trade bids effective April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014 in the amount of $1,990.00

 

 

5.5

Approve agreement with Educational Data Services for licensing and maintenance fees for use of copyrighted bid specifications and software, in the amount of $9,400.00 for the 2013-14 school year.

 

 

5.6

Approve agreement with Chappaqua Transportation for transportation routing, scheduling, etc., effective April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014, at the rate of $30,000 annually.

 

 

5.7

Resolution to approve Health and Welfare Services contract with White Plains City School District, for seven students, effective September 5, 2012 through June 30, 2013 in the amount of $817.69 per student for a total of $5,723.83.

 

 

5.8

Resolution to approve agreement for assistive technology services / evaluations with Westchester Institute for Human Development, Cedar Hall, Valhalla, NY, effective 2012-13 school year per hourly rates stipulated within the contract.

 

 

5.9

Approve Intel Science Award 2012-13 check in the amount of $2,000 to be used to cover costs of printer and symposium supplies and fees for science fairs.

 

 

5.10

Approve Greeley Lacrosse Association gift to school in the amount of $4,200 to cover field rental for boys and girls lacrosse at Purchase College.

 

 

5.11

Approve a gift in the amount of $1,000 from Johnson Controls to Bell Middle School in appreciation of their "green" work, to be used towards their Green Program.

 

 

5.12

Approve a gift in the amount of $1,000 from Jean George family to support the development of a video broadcast at Bell Middle School.

 

 

5.13

CSE summaries reported to the Board on April 12, 2013

 

 

5.14

Appoint Election Personnel for May 21, 2013 School Budget Vote/Election

 

 

5.15

Vote on PNW/BOCES budget vote/election of two board members.

 

 

5.16

Proposal from Kaeyer, Garment & Davidson, architects, pc for roof consulting services for Westorchard Elementary School in the amount of $7,000.

 

 

5.17

Proposal from Kaeyer, Garment & Davidson, architects, pc for roof consulting services for Grafflin Elementary School in the amount of $7,000.

 

6.

Facilities

 

7.

Financials

 

 

7.1

Budget transfer in the amount of $125,000 from A9789-700-36 to A1620-421-34 to increase fuel appropriation.

 

 

7.2

Treasurer's Report - March 2013

 

 

7.3

Revenue Report - March 2013

 

 

7.4

Expense Report - March 2013

 

 

7.5

Claim Auditor's Report - February 2013

 

8.

Notice of Future Meetings -

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Horace Greeley High School

8:15 p.m. - Board meeting

Presentations:

Budget Hearing

Opinion and Argument writing K-12

 

9.

Adjournment

 

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the District Clerk, Theresa Markley at 238-7225, at least five days prior to the meeting.

Chappaqua Board of Education
Education Center -- 66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514

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