Sept. 24, 2019 Consent Agenda

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting  

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 

Consent Agenda

 

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following Consent Agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools:

Tonight’s consent agenda includes the appointment of the following new personnel and  appointments to tenure:

New Personnel:

  • Tara Thompson— Teaching Assistant
  • Ellen Anderson—Teaching Assistant
  • Laura Rios—School Monitor
  • Tara Posey—School Monitor
  • Courtney Andersen—School Monitor

 

Tenure Appointments:

  • Ana Maria Van Gaasbeek – English as a Second Language
  •  Karinna Lawla – Special Education (General)                      

 

Abolishments and Creations

Non-Instructional

Abolishment

Board authorization to abolish the following positions:

Administrative

(1)One Full-time, 12 month, 1.0 FTE Assistant Director of Operation and Maintenance position,effective September 25, 2019.

Non-Instructional

(2)Two Full-time, 12-month, 1.0 FTE Typist positions, effective September 30, 2019.

Creation

Board approval to create the following positions:

Non-Instructional

(2)Two Full-time, 12-month, 1.0 FTE School Secretary positions, effective at the close of business September 23, 2019.

Resignations

Instructional

  • Danielle Joorabchi, resignation from her position as a 4.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant, effective at the close of business on September 27, 2019. 
  • Melissa Grills, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Reading, effective at the close of business on September 23, 2019.

 

Non-Instructional

  • Ellen Anderson, resignation from her position as a 6.0 hours/day School Monitor, effective at the close of business September 24, 2019.  

 

Leaves of Absence

Instructional

  • Brittany Langlitz, request for an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary, effective November 18, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
  • Kellie VanHaaster, request for an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hours/dayTeaching Assistant, effective October 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.
  • Keri Giuliano, request for an unpaid leave of absence from from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary, effective  November 25, 2019   through December 19, 2019.
  • Patricia Becker, request for an unpaid leave of absence from from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher- Elem 4-6, effective November 18, 2019 through September 1, 2020

 

Appointments

Instructional

  • Tara Thompson, who holds an Initial certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 4.0 Hour/Day Teaching Assistant, effective  September 25, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated).
  • Ellen Anderson, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part time, non-tenure bearing, 6.0 Hour/Day Teaching Assistant, effective  September 25, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated).

 

Non-Instructional

  • Laura Rios, probationary appointment to the position of a 6.5 Hours/Day School Monitor, effective September 25, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated). *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of September 25, 2019 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Tara Posey, probationary appointment to the position of a 6.75 Hours/Day School Monitor, effective October 1, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated). *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of September 25, 2019 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Courtney Andersen, probationary appointment to the position of a 5.0 Hours/Day School Monitor, effective September 25, 2019,salary as per contract (pro-rated).

 

Extra curricular

Board approval to rescind the following extra-curricular appointment for the 2019-2020 school year:

Crispell Middle School

  • Patricia Hoehmann, Coding Club

 

Extra curricular

Board approval of the following extra-curricular appointments for the 2019-2020 school year at the appropriate extra-curricular stipends:

Crispell Middle School

  • William Blair, Coding Club, Level V, Step 1, (1)

 

Pine Bush Elementary School

  • Valerie Turcotte, Co-Coach Odyssey of the Mind @ Level III, Step 1(2)
  • Jean Lubera, Co-Coach Odyssey of the Mind @ Level III, Step 7(7)
  • Patrice Butler, Art Club, Level V, Step 1(1)
  • Alisa Balestrino, Adventures in Engineering (STEAM) Coach, Level V, Step 3(3)

 

Pakanasink Elementary School

  • Jessica Torres, Coach Odyssey of the Mind @ Level III, Step 1(1)

 

E. J. Russell Elementary School

  • Cheryl Riccardi, Adventures in Engineering (STEAM) Co-Coach, Level V, Step 1(1)
  • Amy Jenkins, Adventures in Engineering (STEAM) Co-Coach, Level V, Step 1(1)                                 
  • Naomi Bush, Odyssey of the Mind Coach @ Level III, Step 7 (7)  

 

Pine Bush High School  

  • Jill Gribbin, SADD(Students Against Destructive Decisions)Club-Co-Advisor @Level V, Step1 (2)   
  • Nicole McDonald,SADD(Students Against Destructive Decisions)Club-Co-Advisor@Level V, Step 1 (2)

 

Co-Curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment Approval

Board approval of the following instructional staff members teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2019-2020 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500: 

Crispell Middle School:

  • Therese Chaikin, Art
  • Russell Hennig, Technology
  • Matthew Schomber, Technology

 

Pine Bush High School:

  • Elizabeth Baxter, Special Education

 

Sixth Period Duty – CMS

Board approval for approval for the appointment of the following instructional staff member assigned cafeteria supervision as an extra sixth period duty for the 2019-2020 school year at the annual contractual stipend as per contract:

  • Beth Ebert

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective September 25, 2019 at board approved per diem substitutes rates:

  • Tamara Andre
  • Dawn DiStefano
  • Cynthia Keator

 

Tenure Appointments

Board Recognition of Tenure Recipients

The tenure recipients for that evening will be recognized by the Superintendent and Board of Education.

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following appointments to tenure for the following instructional staff members within the tenure area with the effective dates noted:

Instructional

Name                                                        Tenure Area                                       Effective Date

  • Ana Maria Van Gaasbeek     English as a Second Language      October 3, 2019
  •  Karinna Lawla                               Special Education (General)        October 19, 2019
Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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