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Feb. 9, 2021 Consent Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING * Revised

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at Circleville Middle School

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:

  • Catherine Spotorno – School Secretary
  • Michaela Veneziali – School Monitor
  • Cynthia Ghiold – School Monitor
  • Louise Hadden – School Monitor

 

Abolishment

Non-Instructional

Abolishment of the following positions:

  • (1) One Full-Time 1.0 FTE Physical Therapy Assistant Position, effective March 1, 2021.

 

Creation

Instructional

Be it Resolved that the Board of Education hereby establishes 11 six hour a day Teaching Assistant positions effective February 10, 2021 and

Be it further Resolved that the Superintendent of Schools shall recall 11 Teaching Assistants from the Preferred Eligibility List in order of seniority to fill these positions.

 

Non-Instructional

Creation of the following positions:

(1) One Part-Time 0.4 FTE Physical Therapy Assistant position, effective March 1, 2021, salary as per contract.

(1) One Full-Time 1.0 FTE Assistive Technology Specialist position, effective March 1, 2021, salary as per contract.

 

Resignations

Non-Instructional

  • Dan Harper, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from his position as a 1.0 FTE Maintenance Worker, effective at the close of business February 25, 2021.

 

Appointments

Instructional – Amend

  • Colin Noonan who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6, appointment be amended 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 September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024, to reflect amended salary level BA30, Step 1 of the salary schedule. 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, Colin Noonan 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.

Non-Instructional – Amend

  • Denise Coen, 6.5 hours/day, appointment to be amended to reflect the effective date of January 25, 2021 to the previously approved appointment to reinstate and change the title to the probationary position of Teacher Aide, through the following appointment, salary as per MOA (pro-rated), effective on January 19, 2021 or at a later date pending the district return to in person hybrid instruction for grade 7-12, as indicated.

 

Non-Instructional – Appointment

  • Catherine Spotorno, probationary appointment, to a full-time 12 month School Secretary, effective February 10, 2021, noting she is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources. Salary for the 2020-2021 school year as per contract (pro-rated).
  • Michaela Veneziali*, probationary appointment, to a 3.5 hours/day position of School Monitor, effective February 10, 2021, salary as per contract (prorated for 2020-2021).
    *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 10, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Cynthia Ghiold, probationary appointment, to a 3.5 hours/day position of School Monitor, effective February 10, 2021, salary as per contract (prorated for 2020-2021).
  • Louise Hadden*, probationary appointment, to a 3.5 hours/day position of School Monitor, effective February 10, 2021, salary as per contract (prorated for 2020-2021).
    *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 10, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.

 

Sixth-Period Assignment

Pine Bush High School (.5)

Erin Crispell, Special Education, to a .5/ sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year, effective on January 4, 2021.

 

Continuing Education

Instructors for continuing education courses for the 2020-2021 school year.

All classes and salaries are contingent upon enrollment.

INSTRUCTOR NAME           CLASS/POSITION               PAY

  • Michael Reineke Lifeguard Certification $100-$150/student
  • Michael Reineke First Aid/CPR/AED certification $20-$35/student

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective February 10, 2021 (or as noted) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Theresa Valastro (January 26, 2021)
  • Jessica Zukor (January 26, 2021)
  • Jaclyn Krauss
  • Taleeya Parker
  • Marisa Thorbjornsen ( February 8, 2021)

 

Interscholastic

Board approval of the following interscholastic winter coaching appointments for the 2020-2021 school year at the appropriate interscholastic stipends, effective February 4, 2021:

Boys Basketball

  • Dan Conley, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 10 (17)
  • Gregory Jaloszynski**, Volunteer Coach

 

Girls Basketball

  • Michelle Bouffard, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 3 (3)
  • Lisa Bouffard, Volunteer Coach
  • Elizabeth Valdez**, Volunteer Coach

 

Wresting

  • John Petrofsky, Varsity Coach @ Level I, Step 3 (3)
  • Patrick Sause, Varsity Assistant Coach @Level II, Step 5(6)

** Pending completion of coaching requirements/coaching license

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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