Sept. 22, 2020 Consent Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION  

REGULAR MEETING 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

CONSENT AGENDA   

(inclusive of Tenure Recipient Recognition)

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the following Consent Agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools and recognize tenure recipients:

 

Tonight’s consent agenda includes the appointment of the following appointments to tenure:

  • Cassandra Camia
  • Michelle Marucci
  • Angela Liska
  • Jean Cassidy                                                                        

 

Abolishments

Board authorization to amend the abolishment of the following positions:

Instructional

  • (3) Seven 7.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (6) Seven 6.75 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (40) Forty 6.5 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (43) Forty Three 6.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (1) One 5.25 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (2) Two 5.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  • (12) Twelve 4.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant positions, effective on October 9, 2020.

 

Amend the abolishment of the above Teaching Assistant positions which will be realized through the following lay-offs and/or retirement effective on October 9, 2020 as follows:

  • Beverly Brownsell 7.0 hours/day
  • Colleen Huff 7.0 hours/day
  • Maryanne Manion 7.0 hours/day
  • Martisha Paulus 6.0 hours/day
  • Maria Weissman 6.0 hours/day
  • Jennifer Wood 6.0 hours/day
  • Sharon Demetriou 6.0 hours/day
  • Kellie VanHaaster 6.0 hours/day
  • Dorothy Lamberti 6.0 hours/day (retirement)
  • Theresa Shaw 6.0 hours/day
  • Colleen Coyle 6.75 hours/day
  • Susan Lauro 6.0 hours/day
  • Julie Valentin 6.0 hours/day
  • Mary Ellen Cook 6.5 hours/day
  • Kathleen Novins 6.0 hours/day
  • Joan Fama 6.0 hours/day
  • April Grieco 6.5 hours/day
  • Patricia Campbell 6.0 hours/day
  • Jacqueline Endreson 6.0 hours/day
  • Patricia Salle 6.5 hours/day
  • Kelly McCauley 6.0 hours/day
  • Coleen Duffy 6.0 hours/day
  • Robin Laspisa 6.5 hours/day
  • Mary Perry 6.0 hours/day
  • Kelly Schultz-Hassan 6.5 hours/day
  • Margaret Winsper 6.0 hours/day
  • Diane Nawoschik 6.5 hours/day
  • Elizabeth Stewart 6.0 hours/day
  • Barbara Lieberman 6.5 hours/day
  • Christine Carlino 6.5 hours/day
  • Denisee Martin 4.0 hours/day
  • Darlene Stuber 6.5 hours/day
  • Elissa Skala 6.5 hours/day
  • Karen Knox 6.0 hours/day
  • Lisa Heckmann 6.0 hours/day
  • Michelle Colon 6.5 hours/day
  • Liberty Klosterman 4.0 hours/day
  • Awilda Echevarria 6.5 hours/day
  • Barbara Lake 6.5 hours/day
  • Barbara Ferguson 6.0 hours/day
  • Linda Linhares 5.0 hours/day
  • Melissa Hadden 6.5 hours/day
  • Tammy McCombs 6.5 hours/day
  • Rita Wensley 6.5 hours/day
  • Diana Santinello 6.5 hours/day
  • Diane Angeloni 6.0 hours/day
  • Anastasia Garrison 6.5 hours/day
  • Karen Kennelty 4.0 hours/day
  • Suzanne Meath 6.5 hours/day
  • Tara Habernig 6.0 hours/day
  • Kimberly Doviak 6.0 hours/day
  • Ana Morales 6.5 hours/day
  • Jill Sakolsky 6.0 hours/day
  • Debbie McFarland 6.5 hours/day
  • Tonja Robbins 6.5 hours/day
  • Cynthia Fortunato 6.0 hours/day
  • Heather Wells-Fagan 6.5 hours/day
  • Jodi Martin 6.0 hours/day
  • Tammy Denardo 6.0 hours/day
  • Dawn Darrell 6.5 hours/day
  • Deanna Gorman 6.75 hours/day
  • Arlene Cooper 6.0 hours/day
  • Kirsten DeWitt 6.5 hours/day
  • Danielle Jaloszynski 6.5 hours/day
  • Melissa Herring 6.0 hours/day
  • Alexis Soto 6.0 hours/day
  • Diana Gingold 4.0 hours/day
  • AnnMarie Crouch 5.0 hours/day
  • Jamie Almeida 5.25 hours/day
  • Deirdre Babcock 6.5 hours/day
  • Mireille Weissberg 6.5 hours/day
  • Denise Kulak 6.5 hours/day
  • Giovanna Sidoti 4.0 hours/day
  • Angelina Vita 6.0 hours/day
  • Valerie Turcotte 6.0 hours/day
  • Nicole Horne 6.5 hours/day
  • Debra Finn 6.5 hours/day
  • Isabel Mejia 6.0 hours/day
  • Bernadette Tymczyszyn 6.5 hours/day
  • Linda Westerfield 6.0 hours/day
  • Dawn Bedell 4.0 hours/day
  • Crystal Norton 6.0 hours/day
  • Diane Smutek 6.5 hours/day
  • Priscilla Hassan 6.5 hours/day
  • Shannon Peterson 4.0 hours/day
  • Deana Adams 6.0 hours/day
  • Samantha Irizarry 6.75 hours/day
  • Denise Crisafulli 6.5 hours/day
  • Kathleen Farah 4.0 hours/day
  • Joyce Dooner 4.0 hours/day
  • Samantha Alfieri 6.75 hours/day
  • Angela Kruger 6.5 hours/day
  • Theresa Valastro 6.0 hours/day
  • Taleeya Parker 6.0 hours/day
  • Tracy Thomas 6.0 hours/day
  • Molly Meres 6.0 hours/day
  • Ellen Anderson 6.0 hours/day
  • Christina Parsons 6.5 hours/day
  • Gina Vanderkooy 4.0 hours/day
  • Megan Kellett 6.75 hours/day
  • Paul McMahill 6.5 hours/day
  • Michelle Jollie 6.75 hours/day
  • Joshua Hatfield 6.5 hours/day
  • Tamara Andre 4.0 hours/day
  • Melissa Algarin 6.0 hours/day
  • Diane Higgins 6.5 hours/day
  • Jean Gasca 4.0 hours/day

 

Non-Instructional

Board authorization to amend the abolishment of the following positions:

  •  (1) One 8.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (7) Seven 7.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (4) Four 6.75 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (14) Fourteen 6.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (18) Eighteen 6.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (2) Two 5.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (7) Seven 5.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (3) Three 4.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (3) Three 4.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (9) Nine 3.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (5) Five 3.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (2) Two 2.5 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (7) Seven 2.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.
  •  (2) Two 1.0 hours/day School Monitor positions, effective on October 9, 2020.

 

Amend the abolishment of the above School Monitors positions which will be realized through the following lay-offs, retirement and/or resignation,  effective on October 9, 2020 as follows:

  • Cynthia Gloster – 8.0 hours/day
  • Lisa LaBar – 6.0 hours/day
  • Donna Monahan 7.0  hours/day
  • Rosemarie Cardoso 6.0 hours/day   + 1.0 hr/day
  • Debra Keindl 6.0  hours/day + 1.0 hr/day
  • Helen Wilson 7.0 hours/day
  • Katrina Morin 7.0 hours/day
  • Jane Conroy 3.5 hours/day
  • Lori Korin 5.5 hours/day
  • Margaret Deserto 7.0 hours/day
  • Deborah Rose 5.0 hours/day
  • Paula Newman 4.5 hours/day
  • Lina Walsh 6.5 hours/day
  • Lori Masiello 3.5 hours/day
  • Anne Wohlgemuth 3.0 hours/day
  • Carole Zazversky 4.5 hours/day (retirement)
  • Diana Bowe 7.0 hours/day
  • Angela Ferrara 3.5 hours/day
  • Catherine Alfieri 6.0 hours/day
  • Stephanie Kirk 3.5 hours/day
  • Martha Telefus-Gillespie 7.0 hours/day
  • Christine Ascolese 7.0 hours/day
  • Jeanmarie Zawojski 6.5 hours/day
  • Anne Weiler 6.5 hours/day
  • Jean Haines 5.0 hours/day
  • Susan Starr 6.0 hours/day
  • Donna Davis 3.5 hours/day
  • Patricia Perez 6.0 hours/day
  • Tina Kerrigan 6.0 hours/day
  • Dorota Dziadosz 4.5 hours/day
  • Magdalena Ramos 5.0 hours/day
  • Kim McNamara 5.0 hours/day
  • Mary Meyle 4.0 hours/day
  • Lisa Caputo 3.0 hours/day
  • Patricia Paoli 6.75 hours/day
  • Maria Rivas 3.5 hours/day
  • Wendy Caccioppoli 2.0 hours/day
  • Angela Hellstrom 3.5 hours/day
  • Sonia Wagner-Babcock 6.5 hours/day
  • Denise Coen 2.5 hours/day
  • Kelly Moshinski 3.5 hours/day
  • Alison Cain 6.0 hours/day
  • Jessica Bedell 2.0 hours/day
  • Russhell Gillespie 6.0 hours/day
  • Gary Manheim 6.5 hours/day
  • Susan Healy 6.0 hours/day
  • Jaime Hadden 4.0 hours/day
  • James Lemaux 3.5 hours/day
  • Yolanda Solimine-Mandile 2.0 hours/day
  • Barbara Sherman 6.0 hours/day
  • Bridget Sullivan 3.0 hours/day
  • Lisa Schiaffo 6.0 hours/day
  • Alicia Sargeant 6.0 hours/day
  • Jean Clark 4.0 hours/day
  • Alexandra Offenheiser 6.0 hours/day
  • Lanier Lopez 6.75 hours/day
  • Marisol Burgos 6.5 hours/day
  • Bari Walsh 3.0 hours/day
  • Kiersten Garcia 6.5 hours/day
  • Rosanne Connolly 6.5 hours/day
  • Beberly Lugo 2.0 hours/day (resigning)
  • Janet Torres 2.0 hours/day
  • Cathy Kahn 3.0 hours/day
  • Loriel Pinckney 6.5 hours/day
  • Nicholas Gesualdo 6.5 hours/day
  • Andrealynn Colombo 6.5 hours/day
  • Cindy Rivera 6.0 hours/day
  • Ann Gaynor 6.0 hours/day
  • Ruth Lora-DeJesus 6.0 hours/day
  • Taneka Richardson 6.0 hours/day
  • Justine Arlotta-Ayala 2.0 hours/day
  • Lindsay Salvucci 5.0 hours/day
  • Phyllis Radi 5.5 hours/day
  • Rebecca Watson 6.5 hours/day
  • Jessica Zukor 6.75 hours/day
  • Courtney Andersen 5.0 hours/day
  • Laura Rios 6.5 hours/day
  • Tara Posey 6.75 hours/day
  • Tami Kretschmer 6.0 hours/day
  • Candace Woznick 2.5 hours/day
  • Tiaisha Villafane 6.5 hours/day
  • Madai Ramjeet 2.0 hours/day
  • Brittany Bulson 5.0 hours/day   

 

Non-Instructional

Abolishment

Board authorization to amend the abolishment of the following positions:

  • (9) Nine Full-time 1.0 FTE School Security Aide positions, effective on September 8, 2020.
  • (3) Three Part-time 0.5 FTE School Security Aide positions, effective on September 8, 2020.

 

Amend the abolishment of the above School Security Aid positions which will be realized through the following lay-offs effective on September 8, 2020 as follows:

Part Time School Security (3.0FTE) and Full Time School Security (9.0FTE)

  • Joseph D’Alto – 4.0 hr/day
  • Thomas Lovelace – 5.0 hr/day
  • Linda Shannon – 8.0 hr/day
  • Raymond Ramos – 8.0 hr/day
  • Walter Lapinski – 8.0 hr/day
  • Anthony Presto – 8.0 hr/day
  • Barbara Starr-Carroll– 8.0 hr/day
  • Melissa Ranta – 8.0 hr/day
  • Stephen Kirk – 4.0 hr/day
  • Denise Strype – 8.0 hr/day
  • Christopher Gorman – 8.0 hr/day

 

Resignations

Instructional

  • Dorothy Lamberti, resignation, for the purposes of retirement, from her position as a 6.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant, effective at the close of business on September 17, 2020. 
  • Caitlin Murphy, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute Teacher, effective at the close of business on September 28, 2020.

 

Non-Instructional

  • Carole Zazversky, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 4.0 hours/day School Monitor, effective at the close of business September 11, 2020.  
  • Deborah June, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her 1.0 FTE Full-time position as Executive Secretary to the Superintendent, (District Clerk, Records Retention and Disposition Officer & Records Access Officer), effective at the close of business, January 30, 2021.  
  • Beberly Lugo, resignation, from her position as a 2.0 hours/day School Monitor, effective at the close of business September 16, 2020.  

 

Leaves of Absence

Instructional

  • Candace Woznick, request for an unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 2.5 hours/day, effective September 4, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

 

Appointments

Instructional

  • Caitlin Murphy, 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 for a four year probationary period commencing September 29, 2020 and ending September 28, 2024.  Salary level BA, Step 2 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, Caitlin Murphy 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.

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes (or tutor) effective September 23, 2020, or as noted, at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Melissa Algarin
  • Mirna Benitez
  • Christopher Conklin
  • Saul Covarrubias
  • Wendolyn Crowell
  • Samantha Irizarry
  • Harley Moore
  • Teresa Nicosia

 

Co-curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment

Crispell Middle School

Board approval of the following instructional staff members teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:  

  • Jonathan Matz, Living Environment
  • Linda Schumaci, Living Environment
  • Terry Chaikin, Art
  • Russell Hennig, Technology
  • Matthew Schomber, Technology
  • Melissa Prendys, AIS/Media
  • Katie Green, AIS-Media

 

Sixth-Period Assignment

Circleville Middle School

Board approval of the following instructional staff members teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:  

  • Samantha Petrosi, Art

 

Sixth-Period Assignment

Pine Bush High School (1.0)

Board approval to rescind the following instructional staff member teaching a 1.0/sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year:

  • Elizabeth Baxter, Special Education  

 

Sixth-Period Assignment

Pine Bush High School (.5)

Board approval to rescind the following instructional staff member teaching a .5/ sixth period /additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year:

  • Erin Crispell, Special Education   

 

Extra Curricular

Pine Bush High School

Board approval of the following extra-curricular appointment for the 2020-2021 school year:

  • Brian Shaw, Jazz Band, Level III, Step 10 (21)

 

Tenure Appointments

Board Recognition of Tenure Recipients

The tenure recipients for that evening will be recognized by the Superintendent and Board of Education, in person and virtually. The Board of Education will approve appointments to tenure ,as part of the consent agenda, for the following instructional staff members within the tenure area with the effective dates noted.

Instructional

Name                                                        Tenure Area                                       Effective Date

  • Cassandra Camia                                  Social Studies                        October 10, 2020
  • Michelle Marucci                                  Elementary                              October 11, 2020
  • Angela Liska                                           Home Economics                  October 13, 2020
  • Jean Cassidy                                           Elementary                               October 30, 2020
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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