July 30, 2019 Consent Agenda

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Consent Agenda – REVISED

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:

  • Kimberly Canaperi – Special Education Teacher
  • Robin Renahan – Library Media Specialist
  • Leanna Ponsolle – Special Education Teacher
  • Anthony DiMarco – Physical Education
  • Brandon Johanson – Physical Education Teacher
  • Lauren Toper – Special Education Teacher
  • Deanna Feuerbach – Music Teacher
  • Ashley Michelitch – English Teacher
  • Taylor Mann – Physical Education Teacher
  • Erin Poole – Social Worker
  • Karen Lisa – School Psychologist
  • Kelly Nober – Behavioral Analyst

 

Creations /Abolishments

Board authorization for abolishment of the following position:

Non-Instructional

(1) One 7.0 hours/day Food Service Worker, effective 7/31/2019.

Board authorization for creation of the following positions:

Administrative

(1) One Full-time, 12 month, 1.0 FTE Assistant Director of Facilities III position, effective July 31, 2019, salary as per contract.

Instructional

  • (2) Two 6.75 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective September 3, 2019, salary as per contract (K-2 Castle program).

Non-Instructional

  •  (3) Three 6.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective September 3, 2019, salary as per contract (Current need at CVMS (2) and CES)
  • (1) One 6.0 hours/day School Monitor position, effective September 3, 2019, salary as per contract

(Current need at CVMS).

  • (1)One 7.0 hours/day Assistant Cook position, effective September 3, 2019, salary as per contract.

 

Resignations

Instructional

  • Erin Bradley-Petersen, resignation from her position as a 1.00 FTE Social Worker, effective at the close of business on July 16, 2019.

 

Non-Instructional

  • Jocelyn Siegel, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Typist-12 Month, effective at the close of business August 15, 2019.
  • Donna Stuber resignation from her position as a  3.0 hours/day School Monitor, effective at the close of business July 18, 2019.

 

Leave of Absence

Jessica  Herb, request for unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 1.0 FTE  Teacher- Elementary 4 – 6, effective September 3, 2019 through June 30, 2020, to be designated as Teacher on Special Assignment – Elementary Educational Technology Specialist 

 

Appointments

  • Jessica Herb, be designated as a Teacher on Special Assignment, Elementary Educational Technology Specialist, effective September 3, 2019.  Salary for the 2019-2020 school year will be MA Step 12 of the salary schedule.
  • Kimberly Canaperi who holds a Pending certificate in Students with Disabilities 7 -12 Generalist, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher- Secondary in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary at BA, 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, Kimberly Canaperi 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.
  •  Robin Renahan who holds an Initial certificate in Library Media Specialist, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE School Library Media Specialist in the tenure area of School Media Specialist (Library) for a four year probationary period commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary 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, Robin Renahan 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.
  • Anthony DiMarco who holds an Initial Time Extension certificate in Physical Education, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary in the tenure area of Physical Education and Recreation, for a four year probationary period commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary 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, Anthony DiMarco 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.
  • Leanna Ponsolle who holds a Professional 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 three year probationary period commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2022.  Salary at MA30, 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, Leanna Ponsolle must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in two of the three probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the third year/Receiving Jarema Credit for prior service.
  • Brandon Johanson, who holds an Initial certificate in Physical Education , be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher- Secondary in the tenure area of Physical Education and Recreation at  the Pine Bush High School for a four year probationary period commencing September 03, 2019 and ending September 02, 2023.  Salary MA, Step3 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, Brandon Johanson 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.
  • Lauren Toper, who holds an Initial Time Extension certificate in Students with Disabilities B-2 and Students with Disabilities Gr. 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 September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary 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, Lauren Toper 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.
  • Deanna Feuerbach, who holds a Pending 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 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary at 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, Deanna Feuerbach 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.
  • Ashley Michelitch, who holds an Initial certificate in English 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 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary at 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, Ashley Michelitch 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.
  • Taylor Mann, who holds a Pending certificate in Physical Education, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute in the Physical Education and Recreation tenure area, for the period of September 3, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.  Salary Level BA, Step 1 of the salary schedule.     
  • Erin Poole, who holds a Provisional Certificate in Social Worker, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Social Worker in the tenure area of School Social Worker, for a four year probationary period commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary at 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, Erin Poole 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.
  • Karen Lisa, who holds a Permanent Certificate in School Psychologist, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute in the School Psychologist tenure area, for the period of September 3, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.  Salary Level MA30, Step 5 of the salary schedule.   
  • Kelly Nober, who holds a NYSED Registration Certificate Licensed Behavioral Analyst, be appointed provisionally as a full-time, 10 month Behavioral Analyst, commencing September 3, 2019 and ending September 2, 2023.  Salary at MA, Step 7 of the salary schedule, noting that this provisional appointment is certified through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.

     

 

Extra-Curricular

Board approval of the following appointments for the 2019-2020 school year, effective September 3, 2019 at the appropriate extra-curricular stipend:

Pine Bush HS

  • Andrea Saylor, Mock Trial Advisor, Level IV, Step 1 (1)

Pakanasink Elementary

  • Terri Hatfield, Engineering Adventures Co-Advisor, Level V, Step 3(3)
  • Rebecca Patel, Engineering Adventures Co-Advisor, Level V, Step 3(3)  
  • Jessica Torres, Art Club Advisor, Level V, Step 1 (1)

 

Co-Curricular

Board approval of the following co-curricular appointments for the 2019-2020 school year, effective September 3, 2019 at the appropriate co-curricular stipend:

Team Leaders Position

  • Megan Fitzgerald, School Counseling Team Leader 9-12 @ Level 1, Step 1 (1)

 

Department Chairperson

Board approval to amend the appointment of the following individual as a Department Co-Chairperson for  the 2019- 2020 school year, at the appropriate co-curricular stipend, noting correction of first name:

  • Patrick Reiser, Technology/Home& Careers Co-Chairperson @ Level I, Step 1 (1)

 

 

Interscholastic                                                 

Board approval of the following interscholastic fall coaching appointments for the 2019-2020 school year at the appropriate interscholastic stipends:

Football:

  • Brandon Johanson,* Junior Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 1 (1)
  • Andrew Rogan,* Junior Varsity Coach @ Level II, Step 1 (1)

Boys Soccer:

  • Taylor Mann,* Modified Coach @ Level III, Step 1 (1)

* Pending completion of coaching requirements/coaching license.          

 

Consultant Agreements

Board of Education approval of following consultant agreements as part of the consent agenda:

  • Board approval of the one-year Consultant Agreement for Linda LaRocco, Family Nurse Practitioner, PLLC, effective from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020 at the annual maximum amount of $26,000 as per contract, and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to sign all applicable documents.

Date: July 30, 2019

  • Board approval of the  one-year Consultant Agreement for Catherine Johnson, MSN, SNT,CNM, FNP-C (Family Nurse Practitioner), effective from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 at the annual maximum amount of $45,425, as per contract, and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to sign all applicable documents.

Date: July 30, 2019

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective September 3, 2019 at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Nicole Semerano
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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