Agenda September 16, 2015

Amended 09/16/15
@ 12:30 p.m.

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Horace Greeley High School

Convene meeting at 6:00 p.m. which we anticipate will enter into Executive Session to discuss employment history of particular persons, legal advice and settlement.

Presiding Officer: Warren Messner

Re-convene public meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance - Victoria Tipp

Presentations:

Teaching and Learning Vision and Goals

School Report Card

Technology Initiatives

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.

1.

Information Business Affairs

 

 

1.1

President's Report

 

 

1.1.1

New York State School Board Association Conference to be held on October 18, 2015

- Discuss proposed resolutions

 

 

1.1.2

Letter to New York State Regents

 

 

1.2

Superintendent's Report

 

 

1.2.1

Opening Day

 

2.

Organization

 

3.

Approvals & Ratification

 

 

3.1

Minutes of June 17, 2015 [Tabled from July 8, 2015 Board of Education public meeting]

 

 

3.2

Minutes of August 31, 2015

 

 

3.3

Minutes of September 4, 2015

 

4.

Recommended Action: Personnel

 

 

4.1

Instructional

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby authorizes the attached Agreement for Service for the individual listed below effective October 5, 2015 through December 18, 2015 on a per diem basis, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Peter Berendt

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 2015/2016 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Kate DeMagistris

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as PSAT and/or SAT and/or ACT proctors to be employed on an "as needed" basis effective for the 2015/2016 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Janice Alfonso
Nicole Aurand
Kathy Brehm
Lynne Brennan
Charles Buchanan
Jayne Carlson
Danielle Cohen
Dawn Dellner
Adriana Del Pozzo
Vicki Devine
Mary Farrell
Eileen Farrington
Susan Fitzgerald
Elizabeth Fries
Jennifer Greco
Karen Greco
Kuihwa Kim
Sheila Larkin
Elisa Leitao
Mirjam Lord
Debra Love
Jason Lummel
Maura Marcon
AnnMarie Masciana
Donna McBride
Marianne McGee
Jennifer Monaco
Kathleen O'Donnell
Daniel Perito
Shannon Pezzullo
James Sarris
Margaret Schatzle
Monique Scollan
Dana Stein-Dince
Helen Teevan
Annmarie Tetelman
Brian Vermette
Marian Waltzer
Diane Wendel
Michael Whiting
Britt Winston

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as Collaborative Teaching Fellows effective for the 2015/2016 school year":

Trisha Lantry

Resignation:

Mr. Michael Mezzancello, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 30, 2015.

Request for Parental Leave of Absence:

Ms. Gina Gomes, Teacher of Physical Education, Robert E. Bell Middle School and Seven Bridges Middle School, effective September 18, 2015 through November 20, 2015.

Appointment: Probationary

Ms. Isabel Irizarry, Teacher of Foreign Language, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 9, 2015, in the tenure area of Foreign Language with a probationary period ending September 8, 2019 (subject to receipt of composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three (3) of the four (4) proceeding years, and if the probationer receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period he or she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time), certified in Spanish (grades 1-12).

Appointment: Teaching Assistant

Ms. Carolyn Gall, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 31, 2015.

Ms. Cristine Groenewegen, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 31, 2015.

Appointment: Part Time

Ms. Caitlyn Murphy, (.8) Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective August 31, 2015 through June 30, 2016 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Frances Corelli, (.2) Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective September 2, 2015 through June 30, 2016 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Elizabeth Sheehan, (.2) Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective September 3, 2015 through June 30, 2016 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Mr. Charles Buchanan, (.5) Athletic Coordinator, District wide, effective September 3, 2015 through November 6, 2015 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Mr. Manuel Pragana, (.5) Athletic Coordinator, District wide, effective September 3, 2015 through November 6, 2015 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Appointment: Coaching

Mr. Stanley Armour, Junior Varsity Football Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 28, 2015 through November 6, 2015 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Lisa O'Shea, Junior Varsity Field Hockey, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 31, 2015 through November 6, 2015 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

 

 

4.2

Non-instructional

Appointments:

Eleana J. Noble - Secretary to School Principal at Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, pending fingerprinting clearance and background check, effective August 31, 2015.

Recommended Action: Other

Resolution to authorize Eleana J. Noble to be on administrative leave beginning on August 31 and ending on September 25, 2015.

 

5.

Recommended Action: Other

 

 

5.1

CSE Summaries reported to the Board on September 10, 2015.

 

 

5.2

Resolution to appoint Kusum Sinha as the District Nondiscrimination Compliance Officer.

 

 

5.3

Approve Extension of Vendor Contract with NYS Department of Health Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to provide meals and/or snacks between the Organization, Westchester Community Opportunity Program and the Vendor, Chappaqua Central School District, effective 09/01/2015 to 06/30/2015.

 

 

5.4

Approve renewal agreement with New England Systems and Software, Inc. for all on-site technology support and services. The monthly cost is $69,879.02 reflects a 1.8% increase, along with an additional technician for the 2015-16 school year.

 

 

5.5

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the budget transfer for the 2014-15 school year. A copy of said transfers shall be incorporated by reference into the minutes of this meeting.

 

Employee Benefits

Budget Transfers In

Budget Transfers Out

Teacher's Retirement

68,912

Hospital & Medical Insurance

100,000

Other Benefits (Comp Absences)

168,912

Total

$168,912

$168,912

6.

Facilities

 

7.

Financials

 

 

7.1

Claims Auditor Report - August 31, 2015.

 

 

7.2

Approve Treasurer's Report - August 2015.

 

 

7.3

Revenue Report - as of July 31, 2015.

 

 

7.4

Expenditures Report - as of July 31, 2015.

 

8.

Communications

 

9.

Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 7:30 p.m. at Horace Greeley High School/Academic Commons

Audit Approval

Writing Instruction in Chappaqua

 

10.

Adjournment

 

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the District Clerk, Terry Dell'olio at 238-7200, x-1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.

Chappaqua Board of Education
Education Center
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Web: www.ccsd.ws
Email: board@ccsd.ws

PLEASE TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES DURING MEETING

/tkd

ADDENDUM
September 16, 2015

4.

Recommended Action: Personnel

 

 

4.1

Instructional

Appointment: Administrative

Mr. Peter Berendt, Interim Assistant Principal, Westorchard Elementary School, effective October 5, 2015 through December 18, 2015 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

 

Move item:

5.

Recommended Action: Other

 

 

5.2

Resolution to authorize Eleana J. Noble to be on administrative leave beginning on August 31 and ending on September 25, 2015.

 

To:

4.

Recommended Action: Personnel

 

 

4.2

Non-instructional

Resolution to authorize Eleana J. Noble to be on administrative leave beginning on August 31 and ending on September 25, 2015.

 

ADDENDUM - Rev. 1
September 16, 2015

3.

Approvals & Ratification

 

 

3.1

Minutes of June 17, 2015 [Tabled from July 8, 2015 Board of Education public meeting]

Minutes reflecting suggested edits.