Agenda August 29 2019

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons

Hilary Grasso will be video conferencing 
from 117 Breakwater Road, Brewster, MA 02631. 

Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson

Pledge of Allegiance - Holly McCall

Call the Meeting to Order at 10:00 am

Roll Call

Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval for advice from legal counsel.

Reconvene public session at 10:30am at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

1.    Information Business Affairs

1.1    President’s Report

1.2    Superintendent’s Report

2.      Committee Reports  

Public Comment Period:
We welcome public comments, and in respect for each other's time, we ask that you limit your comments to three minutes. Board members may be contacted via email or phone.  After the public comment period has been completed, Board members may have a discussion among themselves regarding comments presented.

3.      Approvals & Ratifications

3.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the August 7, 2019 Board Meeting.

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the August 21, 2019 Special Board Meeting.

3.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby adopts the revised 2019-20 Student Code of Conduct (Policy and Regulation #5030).

3.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby adopts the revised 2019-20 District Safety Plan.

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:

Rena Gavigan
Raymond LaLuna

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as a Building Specific substitute teacher for the 2019/2020 school year:

Alexandra Sherlock – Horace Greeley High School (effective August 29, 2019)
Kaitlin Englert – Douglas Grafflin Elementary School (effective August 29, 2019)
Abby Doheny – Roaring Brook Elementary School (effective August 29, 2019)
Veronica Sullivan – Roaring Brook Elementary School (effective August 29, 2019)
Alyx Scapperotti – Westorchard Elementary School (effective August 29, 2019)

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as paid interns at the daily rate of $85.00 for the 2019/2020 school year through the PNW BOCES Internship Program:

Sarah Ammirato
Kristen Pyrch
Ingrid Teuber

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 2019/2020 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:

Accucare Nursing
Andrea Rauso Eckerle
Erika Schenker

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that the probationary term of Mathematics Teacher, Libardo Valencia, shall be amended to terminate on August 28, 2022, based upon receipt of proof of tenure in a New York State public school district.

Resignation for Purposes of Retirement:
Mr. Timothy Doyle, Assistant Principal, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective August 1, 2020.

Request for Childcare Leave of Absence:
Ms. Kaitlin Lester, Teacher of Elementary Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective September 12, 2019 through October 29, 2019.

Ms. Priya Ma, Teacher of Science, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 29, 2019 through November 29, 2019.

Ms. Caitlin Wilson, Teacher of Special Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective September 6, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

Appointment: Long-term Substitute
Ms. Jeannie Aplin, (.5) Teacher of Special Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective August 29, 2019 through January 31, 2020 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Brenda Schoenfeld, Teacher of Elementary Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective August 29, 2019 through October 29, 2019 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Maryel Schneider, Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective August 29, 2019 through June 30, 2020 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education),  (pending fingerprint clearance).

Mr. Michael Greaney, Teacher of Health, Horace Greeley High School, effective August 29, 2019 through January 17, 2020 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education), (pending background check).

Appointment: Probationary
Ms. Natasha Allison, Guidance Counselor, Seven Bridges Middle School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Guidance, effective August 29, 2019 through August 28, 2022, 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.

Mr. Matthew Simone, Teacher of Physical Education, Horace Greeley High School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Physical Education, effective August 29, 2019 through August 28, 2023, 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 (pending background check).

Ms. Melissa Iamonico, Library Media Specialist, Seven Bridges Middle School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Library Media, effective August 29, 2019 through August 28, 2023, 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 (pending background check).

Appointment: Leave Replacement
Ms. Caitlin Lena, Leave Replacement Teacher of Special Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective August 29, 2019 through January 31, 2020 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Appointment: Teaching Assistant
Ms. Alyssa Maccarrone, Teaching Assistant, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective August 29, 2019.

Ms. Ariel Bisceglia, Teaching Assistant, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective August 29, 2019.

Ms. Alissa Grieco, Teaching Assistant, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective August 29, 2019.

4.2    Non-Instructional 

Request for Discretionary Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby authorize a discretionary leave of absence, without pay, for Clare Weber, teacher aide at Roaring Brook Elementary School, from November 6, 2019 (1/2 day) through January 5, 2020.

5.       Recommended Action:  Other

5.1    CSE Summaries (2019-20 School Year) reported to the Board on August 29, 2019.

5.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Service Agreement with Jewish Child Care Association of New York (JCCA), in the amount of $750.00 per placement for Job Development Service and $78.00 per hour for Job Coaching for the 2019-20 school year and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the Contract with Pleasantville Union Free School District for the Pleasantville Summer School program for 4 students during the 2019-20 school year at the rate set by New York State Education Department and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.  

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Contract with the Briarcliff Manor School District for special education services for one student (ID# 703449) during the 2019-20 school year at the rate set forth by the New York State Education Department and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Contract with the Hendrick Hudson School District for extended school year ABC Program services for one student (ID# 703593) during the 2019-20 school year at the rate set forth by the New York State Education Department and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.

5.6    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board President and Superintendent of Schools are hereby authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Summit Security Services, Inc. (“Summit”) which amends the September 13, 2018 Agreement for security services between the District and Summit, in accordance with Section 2801-a(10), Education Law, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to execute this Memorandum.  A copy of such Memorandum of Understanding is incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

5.7    BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education Approves the Agreement with Anderson Center for Autism, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 for provision of a special education program based on the New York State Education Department and the Office of Children and Family Services rates as outlined in Appendix A of the Agreement.

6.      Facilities  
 
7.      Financials

7.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Treasurer’s Report – July 2019

7.2    As required by Year-End Audit for School Year 2018-19, Reclassify Budget Allocations to Cover Negative Variances

7.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Claims Auditor Report – July 2019

8.     Notice of Future Meetings

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

9.       Adjournment

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the Acting District Clerk,
Theresa Markley 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
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Email: board@ccsd.ws

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/lke