July 14, 2020 Consent Agenda

PINE BUSH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT  BOARD OF EDUCATION REORG/REGULAR MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING 

Tuesday, July 14, 2020  

 Consent Agenda REVISED

 

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

 

Tonight’s consent agenda includes the appointment of the following new personnel:

Lindsay Strock –Teacher, Breanna Thompson  – School Psychologist, Amy Thomas – Teacher, Marissa Burns – Teacher, Alyssa Turcotte – Teacher, Megan Collins – Teacher, Alyssa Tong – Teacher, Tyler Odell – Teacher; Heather Mowen; Patricia LoPresti – Teacher; Melissa Leonardo – Teacher; Andrew Owenburg – Teacher; Samantha Mossman – Teacher;  Caitlyn Callas – Teacher.

 

Appointments

Instructional      

  • Kaylin Bourke, (amended appointment) who holds an Initial certificate in Childhood Education 1-6 and Early Childhood Education B 2, amended to reflect the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher- Elementary in the tenure area of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024 with a salary at Level BA, 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, Kaylin Bourke 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. 

 

  • Lindsay Strock, who holds a Pending certificate in Literacy (Birth-6) and Professional certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Reading in the tenure area of Remedial Reading for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024, however such appointment is contingent upon Ms. Strock being issued her initial certification.  Salary level MA, Step 6 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, Lindsay Strock 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.

 

  • Breanna Thompson, who holds a Pending Provisional certificate in School Psychologist, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE School Psychologist in the tenure area of School Psychologist for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024, however such appointment is contingent upon Ms. Thompson being issued her provisional certification.  Salary level MA, 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, Breanna Thompson 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.

 

  • Amy Thomas, who holds a Permanent certificate in Special Education, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute Teacher in the Special Education (General) tenure area for the period of September 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.  Salary Level MA Step 2 of the salary schedule.  

 

  • Marissa Burns who holds a Professional certificate in Speech and Language Disabilities, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Speech Teacher in the tenure area of Speech & Hearing Handicapped for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 6 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, Marissa Burns 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.

 

  • Alyssa Turcotte, who holds an Initial Reissuance certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, 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 September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 4 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, Alyssa Turcotte 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.

 

  • Megan Collins, who holds a Initial certificate in Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities 1-6, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute Teacher in the Elementary tenure area for the period of September 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.  Salary  Level BA, Step 3 of the salary schedule.  

 

  • Alyssa Tong, who holds a Professional certificate in English to Speakers of Other Languages, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-ESOL in the tenure area of English as a Second Language for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA30, Step 7 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, Alyssa Tong 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.  

 

 Tyler Odell, who holds an Initial certificate in Music, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary in the tenure area of Music for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 2 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, Tyler Odell 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.

 

  • Heather Mowen, who holds a Professional certificate in Childhood Education 1-6 and Early Childhood Education B-2, be appointed as a part-time, non-tenure bearing position of 0.5 FTE Teacher in the Elementary tenure effective September 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.  Salary for the school year will be MA, Step 5 of the salary schedule.  

 

  • Patricia LoPresti, who holds a Professional certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher in the tenure area of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 3 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, Patricia LoPresti 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.

 

  • Melissa Leonardo, who holds a Professional certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher in the tenure area of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, 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, Melissa Leonardo 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.

 

  • Andrew Owenburg, who holds an Initial certificates in Childhood Education 1-6 and Early Childhood Education B-2, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute Teacher in the Elementary tenure area for the period of September 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021. Salary level BA, Step 1 of the salary schedule.  

 

  • Samantha Mossman, who holds an Initial certificate in English Language Arts 7-12, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary in the tenure area of English for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, Step 4 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, Samantha Mossman 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.

 

  • Caitlyn Callas, who holds an Initial certificates in Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6 and Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) and a Limited Initial Extension Biology 7-8 Extension, 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 September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  Salary level MA, 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, Caitlyn Callas 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.

 

Co-Curricular

Team Leaders Positions

Board approval of the appointment of the following co-curricular positions for the 2020-2021 school year, at the appropriate co-curricular stipend, district-wide:

  • Bonnie Bucci, AIS Team Co-Leader @ Level II, Step 1
  • Robin Bordman, AIS Team Co-Leader @ Level II, Step 1

 

Crispell Middle School

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

  • Donna Cullen-Dolce, Grade 7 Blue Team Leader, Level II, Step 3 (4)
  • Carly Cintron-Kaye, Special Education Team Leader, Level II, Step 3 (3)
  • Keith Bischof, Unified Arts Team Leader, Level II, Step 3 (4)
  • Christine Rosenberger, Grade 6 Blue Team Leader, Level II, Step 10 (10)
  • Helen Fitzgibbons, Grade 6 Gold Team Leader, Level II, Step 3 (3)
  • Melissa Prendys, Grade 7 Gold Team Leader, Level II, Step 3 (3)
  • Jonathan Matz, Grade 8 Blue Team Leader, Level II, Step 7 (8)
  • Jennifer Gray, Grade 8 Gold Team Leader, Level II, Step 5 (5)

 

Secondary Summer School Program Amend/Rescind

Board approval to amend the temporary appointment of the following individual as instructional and support staff members for the 2020 Secondary Summer School Program effective for the period July 6, 2020 through August 12, 2020 at $1,795/session, noting appointments are contingent upon student enrollment: 

  • Brandon Johanson, Physical Education, 1 sessions

 

Board approval to rescind the temporary appointment of the following individual as instructional and support staff members for the 2020 Secondary Summer School Program effective for the period July 6, 2020 through August 12, 2020:

  • Rose Cummings, Special Education, 2 sessions

 

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) / Staffing*

Board approval of the Summer Food Service Program, (SFSP), “Summer Feeding Program” effective for the period of June 29, 2020 through August 13, 2020 (Monday – Thursday only) and the temporary appointment of the following individuals as staff: 

Name                                               Position                                 Hours                  Rate of pay

  • Deanna Gorman                per Diem Substitute          as needed              $18/hr 
  • Kelly McCauley                   per Diem Substitute         as needed              $18/hr    
  • Amber Reyes                     per Diem Substitute           as needed            $18/hr    
  • Alexandra Rich                  per Diem Substitute            as needed           $18/hr    
  • Julie Velez                             per Diem Substitute           as needed            $18/hr    

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individual as per diem substitutes effective July 15, 2020 (or as indicated) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • David Broadwell
  • Amber Reyes*
  • Alexandra Rich*
  • Katie Tressler
  • Jenna Zeller
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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