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April 13, 2021 Consent Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Pine Bush High School
CONSENT AGENDA

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

Creation

Instructional

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

Be it resolved that the Board of Education hereby temporarily establishes 16 six hour Teaching Assistant positions for the period of April 12, 2021 to June 25, 2021; and

Be it further resolved that the Superintendent of Schools shall temporarily recall Teaching Assistants from the Preferred Eligibility List in order of seniority to fill these temporary positions; and

Be it further resolved that effective June 25, 2021, such positions shall be eliminated and the Teaching Assistants appointed to these positions shall be placed back on the Preferred Eligibility List.

 

Co-Curricular

Board authorization for the following creation:

  • (1) One SEL – Social Emotional Learning Team Leader K-12, effective January 25, 2021, salary Level 1, pro-rated (current need in a district). 

 

Non-Instructional

Board authorization for the following creation:

  • (1) One 6.5 hours/day Teacher Aide position effective April 13, 2021, salary as per contract. (current need at Pakanasink Elementary School)

 

Resignation

Instructional

  • Laura Eller, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Physical Education, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Christine Rosenberger, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Claire Licata, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Reading, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Jane Morton, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Math Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Genevieve O’Mara Privatera, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Guerita Harlow, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE English Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Linda Noto, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Math Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Alan Friedman, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from his position as a 1.0 FTE Math Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Paula Orcutt, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Music, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Debra L. Schneiderman, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Physical Education, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Nancy Paone, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Tracey Baker, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Ann Harper, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Reading, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Annette Wright, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE English Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Jonathan Matz, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from his position as a 1.0 FTE Science Teacher-Secondary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Julie Mitchell, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.0 FTE School Counselor, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Shani Luccketti, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.00 FTE Teacher-Elementary, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Cheryl Reidy, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.00 FTE Teacher-Special Education, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.  
  • Thomas Richardson, resignation for the purpose retirement, from his position as a 1.00 FTE Teacher-Music, effective at the close of business on June 30, 2021.
  • Courtney Elmendorf, resignation from her position as 1.00 FTE Math Teacher- Secondary, effective at the close of business on May 3, 2021.
  • Sharon Demetriou, resignation for the purpose retirement, from her position as a 6.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant, effective at the close of business on April 5, 2021.

 

Non Instructional ​

  • Sylvia Petit, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.00 FTE Technical Support Assistant, effective at the close of business August 10, 2021.  
  • Wayne Peressini, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from his position as a 1.00 FTE Custodial Worker, effective at the close of business July 5, 2021.  

 

Leave of Absence

Instructional

  • Courtney Elmendorf, amend a request for an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 1.00 FTE Teacher-Secondary effective March 11, 2021 through May 2, 2021.  
  • Cathy Kahn, extend an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 3.5 hours/day School Monitor effective January 19, 2021 through June 30, 2021.  

 

Appointments

Non- Instructional

  • Elizabeth McNamee, salary adjustment to align with the current salary ranges for the position of Cook Manager in this area and to recognize the substantial time worked above and beyond the normal working day, establishing
    an annual salary for the 2020-2021 school year in the amount of $ 41,649 effective March 24, 2021, with approved increases as per terms and conditions thereafter.
  • Sonia Wagner-Babcock, change in title and probationary appointment to a 6.5 hours/day position of Teacher Aide, effective April 12, 2021 salary as per contract (pro-rated).
  • Russhell Gillespie, change in title and probationary appointment to a 6.5 hours/day position of Teacher Aide, effective April 12, 2021 salary as per contract (pro-rated).

 

Co-Curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment

Crispell Middle School

Board of Education approval for the appointment of the following instructional staff member teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year at an annual contractual stipend as per contract effective April 5, 2021 (pro-rated):

  • Lisa Metz-Family and Consumer Science

Interscholastic

Board approval of the following interscholastic spring coaching appointments for the 2021-2022 school year at the appropriate interscholastic stipend:

Boys Track

  • Casey Grey**, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 7(7)
  • Alfred Schmidt, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(38)
  • Richard Ormsby, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(14)
  • Anthony DiMarco, Modified Coach @ Level III, Step 5(5)
  • John Petrofsky, Modified Coach @ Level III, Step 3(3)

 

Girls Track

  • Gerald Risco, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10(29)
  • Melissa Schueler, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(12)
  • Rebecca Torre, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 5(5)
  • Lisa Perry, Modified Coach @Level III, Step 3(4)

 

Baseball

  • Matthew Boffalo, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10(20)
  • Michael Mancuso, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(22)
  • William Lacovara, Junior Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(38)
  • Robert Lawrence, Modified Coach@ Level III, Step 3(4)
  • Daniel Edwards, Modified Coach @ Level III, Step 1(2)
  • Michael Erickson**, Volunteer /Unpaid Coach
  • Robert Pawson, Volunteer/Unpaid Coach
  • Anthony Mancuso**, Volunteer/Unpaid Coach

 

Softball

  • Scott VanPelt, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 3(4)
  • Kimberly Craft**, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 3(4)
  • Lisa Sorrentino, Junior Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 10(17)
  • Denise Crisafulli, Modified Coach @ Level III, Step 1(2)

 

Golf (Boys)

  • Brian Shaw, Co-Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10(35)
  • Eric Moller, Co-Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 5(5)
  • Andrew Cook, Volunteer/Unpaid Coach

 

Golf (Girls)

  • Derrick Frost, Varsity Coach @ Level 1, Step 1(2)

 

Tennis

  • James Wright, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10(11)

 

Boys Lacrosse

  • Mark Brennan, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10(18)
  • Logan Roebuck**, Assistant Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 5(5)
  • Michael Ciarelli, Modified Coach @ Level III Step 10(10)
  • Orlando Cruz, Volunteer/Unpaid Coach
  • Greg Jaloszynski, Volunteer/Unpaid Coach

 

Girls Lacrosse

  • Christopher Curnan, Varsity Coach@ Level I, Step 7(7)
  • Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Varsity Coach@ Level II, Step 1(2)
  • Maria Vanini-Brown, Junior Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 1(2)

** Pending completion of Coaching Requirements

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective April 14, 2021 at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Jaime Buscemi
  • Amanda Quackenbush
  • William Valk
  • Mikaela Gray (4/13/2021)
  • Nicole Brissette

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Board of Education approval to amend the previously approved continuing education appointments of the following positions for instructors, assistants, counselors or lifeguards for continuing education courses for the 2020/2021 school year. All classes and salaries are contingent upon enrollment.

NAME – CLASS/POSITION – PAY

  • Kiersten Garcia      Boys Running Club      $30-$60/student
  • Brittany Starr          Boys Running Club      $30-$60/student

 

Board approval for the following positions for instructors, assistants, counselors or lifeguards for continuing education courses for the 2020/2021 school year. All classes and salaries are contingent upon enrollment.

NAME CLASS/POSITION PAY

  • Gillian Batchasingh            Body Sculpt/Kettle & Core        $65-$80/student
  • Carol Jean Bull-Knuth      Field Hockey                                        $40-$50/student
  • Denise Crisafulli                    Field Hockey                                        $40-$50/student
  • Jennifer Harp                           Field Hockey                                         $40-$50/student
  • Melyssa Klempner Amelio Volleyball Kids                               $40-$60/student
  • Maria Vanini-Brown            Adult Volleyball                                  $30/student
  • William Bacon                         Boys Lacrosse                                     $75-$90/student
  • Christopher Curnan         Sports Intramurals/Girls Lacrosse     $35-$45/student

 

STUDENT NAME CLASS/POSITION PAY

  • Amanda Eagan             Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim      $12.50-$13.00/hr.
  • Brooke Hornbeck       Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim       $12.50-$13.00/hr
  • Nicole McCord              Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim        $12.50-$13.00/hr
  • Samantha McKee       Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim        $12.50-$13.00/hr
  • Katherine Sassi            Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim        $12.50-$13.00/hr
  • Melanie Tique                Assistant/Lifeguard Learn to Swim         $12.50-$13.00/hr

 

Supervision

Board approval of the following school personnel for supervision duties in connection with Fall 2 and Spring sporting events during the 2020-2021 school year at the rate of $20/hour:

  • Jeffrey Parsells

 

Compensation Pertaining to Annual District Meetings
(Budget Vote and Election of Board Members)

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge the rate of pay pertaining to the following individual positions related to our Annual District Meetings (Budget Vote and Election of Board Members), effective April 14, 2021:

  • Table Inspectors: $225/day
  • Chief Inspectors (a.k.a. Poll Site Coordinator) and Machine Inspectors: $250/day
  • Pre-Vote Mtgs./Site Attendant: Minimum Wage
  • District-wide Machine Technician /Consultant. (As per agreed upon services on file with the district clerk)

Day of election polls are open from 6 AM to 9 PM, therefore, those working arrive between 5:15 AM and 5:30 AM and work until close/completion.

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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