Feb. 11, 2020 Consent Agenda

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 

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:

  • Emily Byrne – Teacher
  • Carissa Woulfe – Teacher
  • Jean Gasca – Teaching Assistant
  • Brittany Bulson – School Monitor
  • Diane Higgins – Teaching Assistant

 

Resignations

Instructional

  • Laurie Bush, resignation for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 1.00 FTE School Psychologist, effective at the close of business on March 28, 2020.
  • Safah Nofal, resignation from her position as a 6.5 hours/day Teaching Assistant, effective at the close of business on February 21, 2020.

 

Appointments

Instructional

  • Emily Byrne, who holds an Initial certificate in Childhood Education Grade 1-6 and Early Childhood Education Birth-2, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher- Elementary in the tenure area of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing February 10, 2020 and ending February 9, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 1 of the salary schedule (pro-rated). 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, Emily Byrne 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.
  • Carissa Woulfe, who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing February 24, 2020 and ending February 23, 2024.  Salary Level MA, Step 1 of the salary schedule (pro-rated). 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, Carissa Woulfe 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. 
  • Jean Gasca, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 4.0 Hour/Day Teaching Assistant, effective  February 19, 2020, salary as per contract (pro-rated).   
  • Diane Higgins, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.5 Hour/Day Teaching Assistant, effective February 12, 2020, salary as per contract (pro-rated).  

 

Non-Instructional

  • Brittany Bulson, probationary appointment to a 5.0 hours/day position of School Monitor, effective February 12, 2020, salary as per contract (pro-rated).

 

Bilingual Translator

Board approval for the appointment of the following individual as a substitute Bilingual Translator effective February 12, 2020 at a salary of $25/per hour: 

  •  Rosa Hoffman*

*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 February 12, 2020 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective February 12, 2020 (or as noted) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Eric Cooper
  • Dylan Eller, effective 1/21/2020
  • Brenda Pabon
  • Nina Reagan
  • Michele Rivera
  • Mari-Ann Smith
  • Donna Whalen

 

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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