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Consent Agenda – Jan. 22, 2019

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Consent Agenda


Recommend the Board of Education approve the following consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools:


Board authorization for the creation of the following position:

  • (1) One 6.5 hours/day School Monitor, effective 1/23/2019, salary as per contract. (Due to need at Crispell MS)

Administrative Leave

Board approval of the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District authorize paid Administrative leave of absence for “Employee #1232019″ effective Jan. 16, 2019 until further notice.



  • Brian Heller, resignation from his position as a 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute in the Special Education tenure area, effective at the close of business January 22, 2019 .  

Leave of Absence


  • Elizabeth Dingee, approve a request for an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant effective January 4, 2019 through February 14, 2019. 


Non- Instructional          

Board approval of the following resolution:

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, that the services of Chase Warren as a 1.0 FTE Custodial Worker be terminated as of the close of business on January 23, 2019, is hereby accepted.

Date: January 23, 2019



  • Brian Heller, who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist, be appointed to the position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education(General) for a four year probationary period commencing January 23, 2019 and ending January 22, 2023.  Salary at MA, Step 2. Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Brian Heller must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.  



Ann E. Gaynor, probationary appointment of to a 6.0 Hours/Day position of School Monitors, effective January 23, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated).

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective January 23, 2019 (or as noted) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Rachel Collymore (effective 1/10/2019)
  • Jennifer Crooks
  • Tricia Rose 
Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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