June 26, 2017
Galloway Township Middle School - 7:00pm


REGULAR
MEETING
 

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

1. Note of appreciation from Debbie Knupp, Arthur Rann Elementary School retiree.

2. Note of appreciation from former board of education member Beverly Evensen.

 

B. PRESENTATIONS

 

C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment C.1)

2. Student Enrollment Report as of May 31, 2017 (Attachment C.2)

3. Out of School Suspension Reports for May and June 2017 (Attachment C.3)

4. Harassment, Intimidation and BUllying Report for the period of May 11, 2017 through June 14, 2017. (Attachment CA)

 

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to approve the Bilingual / ESL Three Year Program Plan for the school years of 2017 - 2020. (A copy of the plan is available in the district office and will also be available at the Board meeting.)

2. Resolution to approve the following Stockton University Student Teacher for Fall 2017:

School/Grade: GTMS/8th

Cooperating Teacher: Jan Manganiello

Student: Anthony Thawley

3. Resolution to approve the following Seton Hall University Practicum Placement for the 2017 - 2018 school year:

Student                    Cooperating School Counselor        School/Grade

Elizabeth Pedicone     Nicole Fedeli                                Arthur Rann/Various

4. Resolution to approve the following Capella University Practicum Placement for the 2017 - 2018 school year:

Student                   Cooperating School Counselors        School/Grade

Lisa Loeb                 Kandi Hayden                                 Reeds Road/Various        

                              Patricia Palumbo                             GTMS 7th & 8th

5. Resolution to approve home instruction for the following students:

910380 GTMS 5 hours a week continuation from 4/18/17 to 6/14/17, per doctor's note

907444 Roland Rogers 2 hours a day from 5/19/17 to 6/14/17, per hospitalization

909952 Arthur Rann continuation over the summer up to 30 hours, per doctor's note

906148 GTMS 20 total hours of home instruction, per doctor's note

6. Resolution to approve supplemental instruction for the following student:

907060 GTMS 2 hours a week beginning 7/10/17 to 8/3/17

7. Resolution to approve the GTMS Student Council trip to Veteran's Memorial Park at Glenn by the Bay for the annual recognition picnic on May 26, 2017. (Complimentary transportation provided by Integrity Transportation) (Administrative approval granted)

8. Resolution to approve the GTMS Step Competition Team to walk to Roland Rogers Elementary School on June 9, 2017 to perform their First Place routine during an assembly. (Administrative approval granted)

9. Resolution to approve the Extended School Year students to walk from Reeds Road Elementary School to GTMS to attend the dress rehearsal of the Summer Pops concert on July 20,2017.

 

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator, and the Finance Committee:

1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for May 2017 (Attachment E.1)

Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachment E.2)

Breakfast and Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachment E.3)

Special Income Detail (Attachment EA)

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for May 2017 in accordance with Policy #3290 (Attachment E.5)

3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for May 31,2017. (Attachment E.6)

4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Galloway Board of Education Certifies that as of May 31 J 2017 after review of the secretary's monthly financial reports (appropriations section) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, that to the best of our knowledge, no major account or fund has been over expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.1 O(b) and there have been no changes in anticipated revenue sources and/or amounts so that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.

5. Resolution to approve the Cash and Secretary's Report for the month of May 2017 (Attachment E.7)

6. Resolution to approve the June 2017 Bills List in the amount of $1,738,531.18 (Attachment E.8)

7. Resolution to approve the May transfers for the 2016-2017 Budget (Attachment E.9)

8. Resolution to authorize the School Business Administrator to pay additional June bills for the 2016-2017 school year budget. After the finance committee has reviewed said bills, they will be presented to the Board for ratification at the next meeting. The School Business Administrator is further authorized to pay bills charged to the 2017-2018 school year budget to be ratified

at the next Regular Board of Education meeting.

9. Resolution to authorize the School Business Administrator to make additional transfers, as necessary, to the 2016-2017 school year budget. Said transfers will be presented to the Board for ratification at the next meeting. The School Business Administrator is further authorized to make additional transfers, as necessary, to the 2017-2018 school year bUdget. After the finance committee has reviewed said transfers, they will be presented to the Board for ratification at the next meeting of the Board of Education.

10. Resolution to deposit into the district maintenance reserve account an amount of up to $1,500,000. The deposit shall be made from unexpended line-item balances as per NJAC 6A:23A-14.3, with the final amount to be determined by the School Business Administrator in conjunction with the year-end closeout of the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

11. Resolution to deposit into the district capital reserve account an amount of up to $500,000. This deposit shall be made from unexpended line-item balances as per NJAC 6A:23A-14.3, with the final amount to be determined by the School Business administrator in conjunction with the year-end closeout of the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

12. Resolution to approve submission of the FY 2017 - 2018 IDEA grant as follows:

IDEA Basic: $899,687

IDEA Preschool: $ 38,173

 

Contracts. Agreements. and Other:

13. Resolution to approve the Galloway Township medical insurance and prescription plan insurance renewals with Horizon for the 2017-2018 school year under the provisions of an exception to public advertising for bids per N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(a)(2) statutory Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services (EUS) per N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(ii) and 40A:11-5(1)(m), as follows:

Medical Health Plan-Direct Access

Single

2 Adults

Family

ParenUChild(ren)

Monthly Premium

Annual Premium

Medical Health Plan-Omnia

Single

2 Adults

Family

Parent/Child(ren)

Prescription Plan

Single

2 Adults

Family

Parent/Child(ren)

Monthly Premium

Annual Premium

Renewal Rates

$ 806.01

$ 1,773.20

$ 2,337.39

$ 1,531.40

$ 746,275.44

$8,955,305.23

Renewal Rates

$ 551.51

$ 1,213.30

$ 1,599.37

$ 1,047.87

Renewal Rates

$ 240.46

$ 519.28

$ 685.23

$ 329.34

$ 214,849.97

$ 2,578,199.64

14. Resolution to approve the contract for William S. Cappuccio, Board Solicitor, at a cost of $25,000 per year, and an hourly rate of $120.00 for any additional work, beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

15. Resolution to approve 2016 - 2017 anticipated contracts to be renewed, awarded, or to expire during the school year - PL 2015 - Chapter 47. Pursuant to PL 2015, Chapter 47 the Galloway Board of Education intends to renew, award, or permit to expire the following contracts previously awarded by the board of education. These contracts are, have been, and will continue to be

in full compliance with all state and federal statutes and regulations; in particular, New Jersey Title 18A:18. et.seq, NJAC Chapter 23, and Federal Procurement Regulations 2CFR Part 200.317 et. Seq. A listing of all contracts is not attached as all Purchase Orders issued by the district are considered contracts thus all purchase orders issued during 2016-2017 fall under this certification.

16. Resolution to approve the renewal for Waste Management for trash and recycling collection in the amount of $44,572 for the 2017-2018 school year per 18A-42.0.

17. Resolution to approve the food service prices for the 2017-2018 school year:

(Prices remain same from 2016-2017)

GTMS:

Breakfast Paid: $2.25 Reduced: $.30

Lunch Paid: $3.75 Reduced: $.40

Elementary Schools:

Breakfast Paid: $2.00

Lunch Paid: $3.50

Reduced: $.30

Reduced: $.40

18. Resolution to appoint Daniel DiGangi I Bowman & Company, LLP as the district's independent auditor for the audit of the district's 2017-2018 financial records and acknowledge receipt of the firm's peer review report issued by Eisner Amper. The audit of the 2016-2017 financial statements will be conducted for a fee of $45,350. This contract is being issued as a professional service contract pursuant to NJSA 18A:18A-5.a(1).

19. Coastal Learning Center does not have to charge the families for the meals we provide and Coastal Learning Center does not have to apply for reimbursement from the Child Nutrition program for the 2017 - 2018 school year.

20. Resolution authorizing the Procurement of Goods and Services through the New Jersey Division of Purchase and Property State Contract for the 2017 - 2018 school year.

21. Resolution to approve participation in the Educational Data Services, Inc. Cooperative Purchasing Program for the 2017-18 school year at a cost of $15,300 for the licensing and maintenance fee.

22. Resolution to approve the withdrawal from maintenance reserve account and transfer into the appropriate maintenance accounts.

WHEREAS N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-14.2 permits a Board of Education, by resolution, to withdraw such funds from the maintenance reserve account and appropriate into the required maintenance account lines at budget time or anytime during the year for use on required maintenance activities for a school facility, including the health and safety of pupils, employees, and visitors; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned code authorizes the Board of Education to apply such funds to fund the following maintenance project:

School Project Account Number

District Communication Devices and Infrastructure 11-000-261-420-XX-00

WHEREAS, the Galloway Township Board of Education has determined that $110,000 is available for such transfer;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Galloway Board of Education that it hereby authorizes the district's School Business Administrator to make these transfers to the required maintenance lines consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.

23. Resolution to approve Wendy Atkinson to provide Master Teacher services beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Hourly rate: $50.00; 3 days of summer work; 184 days during school year; not to exceed $46,750.00; Account #20-220-200-176-40 (Preschool Expansion Grant)

24. Resolution to approve the revised 5-year lease with Dell Financial Services, LLC for teacher workstations and student chromebooks at $88,887.21 per year.

25. Resolution to approve the following tuition-in students beginning May 30, 2017 through June 30, 2017.

Authority 10#:

McKinney-Vento

908935

905456

Transportation:

No. of Days

Claimed:

11

11

Home District:

Egg Harbor Twp.

Egg Harbor Twp.

Total Tuition:

$911.24

$887.70

26. Resolution to approve the following transportation contracts with Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District for the 2017-2018 school year.

Account # 20-231-200-500-00-00 (Title I)

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL NEW CONTRACT

quoted

Special Education:

TYPE OF SCHOOL

ROUTE

to/from Smithville

912857

Pomona

912858

ROUTE DAYS PER DIEM PER ANNUM

ROUTE

6873 16 $301.35 $4,821.60

(05/23 - 06/14/2017)

27. Resolution to approve the Evaluator/Consultant Service Providers for the 2017-2018 school year (Attachment E.10)

28. Resolution to approve American Tutor, Inc. to provide home instruction beginning May 19, 2017 through June 14,2107 at a cost of $50 per hour. Account # 11-150-100-320-00-00

29. Resolution to approve Vanessa DeCesari to provide itinerant physical therapy sessions during Extended School Year beginning July 10, 2017 through August 3,2017 at a cost of $70 per hour. Account # 11-000-219-390-00-02

30. Resolution to approve the following out-of district placements for the 2017-2018 school year:

Account # 11-000-100-565-00-02

Atlantic County Special Services

Autism Program: $48,240.00 for each student at a total cost of $144,720.00.

913055 909381 908582

Home instruction at $45.00 per hour for no more than 10 hours per week.

912885 908582

Behavioral Disabilities: $45,540.00 for each student at a total cost of $227,700.00

909097 907579 907302 904711

906545

Multiply Disabled: $40,140.00 for each student at a total cost of $401 ,400.00.

910395 910152 909507 909376

908593 912835 907548 906336

910866 912735

Personal aide: $41,940.00 per student at a total cost of $125,820.00.

909507 907548 912735

Preschool Disabilities: $39,240.00 for each student at a total cost of $78,480.00.

913009 911748

Cape May County Special Services School

Autism Program: $39,100 for each student at a total cost of $39,100.00.

906502

Personal Aide: $19,550.00 for each student at a total of $19,550.00

906502

Account #11-000-100-566-00-02

Bancroft--Voorhees: $61,015.72 for each student at a total cost of $122,031.44.

909460 907772

Bancroft--Haddonfield: $68,355.16 for each student at a total cost of $68,355.16.

905535

Personal Aide at a cost of $34,132.00 for a total cost of $34,132.00.

905535

Coastal: $58,964.64 for each student at a total cost of $117,929.28.

907380 906409

YALE- Atlantic: $65,906.40 for each student at a total cost of $197,719.20.

911618 910060 906077

Personal Aide at a cost of $39,900 for each student at a total cost of $79,800.00.

911618 910060

YALE- Cherry Hill: $60,301.50 for each student at a total cost of $60,301.50.

905956

YALE-Northfield: $62,351.10 for each student at a total cost of $187,053.30.

908106 913069 908777

31. Resolution to approve Bayada Home Health Care, Inc. to provide nursing services at a rate of $55.00 per hour for RN or $45.00 per hour for LPN on an as needed basis beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 not to exceed $85,000.00; Account #11-000-217-320-00-02

 

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator:

1. Resolution to approve the submission of the following 2017-2018 Facilities applications to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools.

Kindergarten Toilet Room Facilities:

School

Arthur Rann Elementary School

Pomona Preschool Center

Dual Use of Educational Space:

School

Arthur Rann School

Arthur Rann School

Arthur Rann School

Reeds Road School

Roland Rogers School

Room

1

16

42

12

40

Rooms

Room #'s 2 and 4 - Children leaving

classroom to utilize toilet facilities will be adult

supervised at all times

Room #'s 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 11 - Teacher

will take the whole class or the classroom

teaching assistant will take individual

students to the facilities as needed

Dual Usage

Intervention and Intervention

Portable Dividers 4' X 6'

Intervention and ELL

Portable Dividers 4' X 6'

and file cabinets

Intervention and Intervention

Portable Dividers 4' X 6'

Intervention and Intervention

File cabinets, dividers, and teacher desk

Intervention and Intervention Pull Out

File cabinets 72'H x 24'W x 70L

 

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

1. PAL Volleyball requests the use of the gym at GTMS on Tuesdays beginning July 11, 2017 through August 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2. Devotional Association of Yogeshwar requests the use of the cafeteria and library at Arthur Rann on Saturday evenings beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017 through June 2018 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

3. Atlantic United Men's Basketball requests the use of the gym at Reeds Road on Thursday evenings beginning July 6, 2017 through June 2018 from 8:00 pm 10:00 pm.

4. The Boy Scouts of America request the use of the cafeteria at GTMS to host an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Saturday June 24, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. (Administrative approval granted) (Group responsible for custodial fees)

5. First Level Sports Youth Basketball requests the use of the gym at Roland Rogers for basketball training on Monday and Tuesday evenings beginning June 5, 2017 through June 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. (All participants are Galloway residents) (Administrative approval granted)

6. Sports Tools and Life Skills Youth Basketball requests the use of the gym at Smithville on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning Wednesday, July 5, 2017 through Wednesday, August 30,2017 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. (Majority of participants are Galloway residents)

 

H. PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Patricia Mankow-Demidio, Language Arts teacher at Galloway Township Middle School, effective June 30,2017. Mrs. Mankow-Demidio has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 28 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

2. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Samantha DeVito, classroom assistant at Reeds Road Elementary School, as follows:

10/2/2017- 11/30/2017     with pay, without benefits

12/1/2017- 12/31/2017     without pay, without benefits

Returning - 1/4/2018

3. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Nicole Sweiderk, intervention teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School, as follows:

9/25/2017 - 11/13/2017    with pay, opts out benefits

11/16/2017- 3/2/2018       without pay, opts out benefits

Returning - 3/5/2018

4. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Cynthia Phillips, kindergarten teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School, as follows:

9/1/2017 - 10/23/2017     with pay, with benefits

10/20/2017 - 12/31/2017 without pay, with benefits

Returning - 1/4/2018

5. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Carol Berchtold-Santo, teacher at Pomona Pre-School, as follows:

09/01/2017 - 09/20/2017     with pay, opts out of benefits

09/21/2017 -12/13/2017      without pay, opts out of benefits

Returning - 12/14/2017

6. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Crystal Riotta, speech teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School, as follows:

10/30/2017 - 12/8/2017     with pay, with benefits

12/11/2017 - 3/30/2018     without pay, with benefits

4/1/2018 - 6/30/2018        without pay, without benefits

Returning - 9/1/2018

7. Resolution to approve Rocco Rosetti as the Facilities Operations Manager for the 2017-2018 school year, effective August 14, 2017 through June 30,2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: $85,000.00 (prorated); Account #11-000-261-11 O-OO-SA and #11-000-266-1 OO-OO-SA (replacement position)

8. Resolution to approve Latiya White as an Assistant Principal at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year effective July 1, 2017  through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: $82,000.00 plus $5,000.00 Middle School Stipend; Degree: MA; Account #11-000-240-1 03-16-SA (replacement position)

9. Resolution to approve Angelita Diaz as a full-time School Counselor at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 1 : $51,610.00; Degree: MA; Account #11-000-218-1 04-16-SA (replacement position)

10. Resolution to approve Stephanie French as a school speech therapist at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 9: $55,404.00; Degree MA; Account#11-000-216-101-00-SA (replacement position)

11. Resolution to approve Autumnrose Logan as a Science teacher at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 3 : $51,810.00; Degree: MA; Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA (replacement position)

12. Resolution to approve Cassandra Haubensak as a Math teacher at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 12 : $64,454.00; Degree: MA; Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA (replacement position)

13. Resolution to approve Kathryn Marshall as a Math teacher at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 1: $48,086.00; Degree: BA; Account #11-130-100-1 01-16-SA (replacement position)

14. Resolution to approve Amanda Applegate as a Math teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 1: $48,086.00; Degree: BA; Account #11-130-100-101-15-SA (replacement position)

15. Resolution to approve Lauren Hepkin as the Arthur Rann Elementary School Nurse for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 2: $48,086.00; Degree: BA; Account #11-000-213-104-15-SA; (replacement position)

16. Resolution to approve Gabrielle Ascenzo as a Special Education teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 1: 9/01/17 - 6/30/18 $ 48,086.00; Degree: BS; Account #11-204-100-1 01-45-SA (replacement position)

17. Resolution to approve Megan Snow as a school speech therapist at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year effective September 18, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 6: $53,260.00; Degree MA; Account#11-000-216-101-15-SA (leave position)

18. Resolution to approve Kaitlin Costello as a 4th grade teacher at Smithville Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through April 13, 2017. Salary: Step 2: $51,610.00 (prorated); Degree: MA; Account #11-120-100-1 01-48-SA (leave position)

19. Resolution to approve Kelsey Tierney as a 3rd grade teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1,2017 through January 29,2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review. Salary: Step 1 : $48,086.00; (prorated) Degree: BA; Account #11-120-100-1 01-15-SA (leave position)

20. Resolution to approve Danielle Ferrillo as an educational interpreter at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review. Salary: Step 8: $38,944.00; Degree:BA; Account#11-000-217-1 01-15-SA (new position)

21. Resolution to approve Brittny Kahler as a part time classroom assistant at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review. Salary: Step 1: $24,795.00 (prorated); Degree:Certificate; Account# 11-240-100-101-15-SA (replacement position)

22. Resolution to approve Ronnie Henry as a classroom assistant at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review. Salary: Step 1: $31,959.00; Degree:Non-Certified; Account#11-209-1 00-1 06-45-SA (replacement position)

23. Resolution to approve Melissa Goarcke as a special education classroom assistant at Pomona Preschool School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review. Salary: Step 5: $36,713.00; Degree:BA; Account#11-216-1 00-1 06-40-SA (replacement position)

24. Resolution to approve the following Technology Support Assistant for summer help effective June 15, 2017 to August 31, 2017; at a rate of $15.00 per hour; not to exceed 300 hours; Account #11-000-252-1 04-00-SA: James Yamaguchi

25. Resolution to approve the following substitute secretaries for summer work 2017-2018 effective July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017; Rate: $9.35 per hour; Account #11-000-240-1 05-SB-SA: Loretta Rennie, Deborah Reed-Astle, Sinetra Gandy

26. Resolution to approve the following substitute custodial workers for summer work effective July 1, 2017, through August 31, 2017.(no background check needed all current employees) Rate: $12.00 per hour; Account #11-000-262-100-SB-SA

Annamarie Moschella

Denise Macrina

Julie Gallagher

Jose Vincente-Garcia

James V.Marcheski

Christine Fedrow

Amanda Macrina

Canatcher Anderson

Kisheen Greene

Kathleen Oliver

Yenny Vasquez

Diana Rodriquez

Tracy Sanders

Tammy Pinter

Kimberly Trofa

Patricia Akerlind

Jacob Halsted

Andranette Glover

Carm Chantal Michel

Sylvia McFadden-Dokens

Duncan Lane

Richard Kurtz

Casel Malail

Dawn Houseworth

Mary Ann Rosa

27. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 pending successful completion of the criminal history review; Certified Rate: $95.00 per day; Non-Certified Rate: $85.00 per day; Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten

#11-110-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-SB-SA

Timothy North $85.00

Nicole Kelly $85.00

Jose DelRosario $85.00

 

SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

1. Resolution to approve the following staff member to provide supplemental instruction per student's IEP at the rate of $38.00 per hour Account #20-250-100-100-01-SA (IDEA): Kewy Santana

2. Resolution to approve the following staff for the Summer Pops Program at Galloway Township Middle School; Stipend $25.50 per hour; not to exceed 94 hours; Account # 63-800-320-200-00-00: Michael Daly, Kevin Gehringer

3. Resolution to approve the following Team Leaders for the 2017 - 2018 school year effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and including a four hour Leadership Workshop on August 23, 2017; Stipend $2,050.00 for school year; Account #11-130-100-1 01-XX-SA

Arthur Rann Elementary School:

Kathy Federico
Amy Summer

Colleen Bruce
Jennifer Sturgess

Renee Hall
Mary Sue McLaughlin

Amy Butler
Alicia Stauffer

Galloway Township Middle School:

Donna Fulmer
Jason Truppa

Michael Stewart
Autumnrose Logan

Jan Manganiello
Jeff Morris

Jenna Smith
Brian Conover

Eric Rybka
Angela Dennis

Reeds Road Elementary School:

Jennifer Turner
Robyn Devine

Donna McAvoy
Greg Lick

Edward Zimmerman
Kathleen Warren

Kimberly Monroe
Kara Manzo

Roland Rogers Elementary School:

Heather D'Addario
Tracy Bustard

Laura Martin
Barbara Olson

Bridget Richardson
Patti Lang

Sean McCarthy
Rose Farquharson

Smithville Elementary School:

Mary Anne Nigro

Alison Marcello

Carol Houck

Jill Fernandez

Dawn Lewis

Ellen Kell

Tracy Spoto-Picucci

Patrick O'Keefe

Special Education (Account: 20-250-100-1 OO-OO-SA) (IDEA)

Colleen DeFoney
Patti Lang

Katie McAvey
Jessica Billingham

Kewy Santana

4. Resolution to approve the following Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) members for the 2017 - 2018 school year effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and including a four hour Leadership Workshop on August 23, 2017; Stipend $2,050.00 for school year; Account #11-120-100-1 01-XX-SA;

Arthur Rann Elementary School:

Rick Brenner
Kerrie Benitez

Janet Moran
Jennifer Goodwin

Galloway Township Middle School:

Dominic Mevoli
Donna Fulmer

Jason Truppa
Michael Stewart

Pomona Pre-School:

Pam Fackler

Heather Samuelson

Reeds Road Elementary School:

Megan Bruscato
Gregory Lick

Jessica Lopez
Kandi Hayden

Roland Rogers Elementary School:

Tracy Bustard
Christina Weiland

Smithville Elementary School:

Angela Cappelluti

Jennifer Glascock

Rebecca Elia

Kimberly Schaffer

5. Resolution to approve the following CST staff for summer 2017 I.E.P mandated evaluations, meetings and services. Hourly rates as per negotiated agreement. Account #11-000-219-1 04-00-SA

Juli Dunkelberger $59.74

Mary Roman $58.06

Jessica Senn $59.74

Dominic Mevoli $60.58

Joanne Popeson $59.74

Heather Samuelson $59.74

Nicole Warriner $59.74

6. Resolution to approve the following staff for the 2017 Extended School Year not to exceed 70 hours. Hourly rates as per negotiated agreement. Account # 20-250-100-1 OO-OO-SA (IDEA)

Gabrielle Ascenzo $46.31
Jessica Barrett $36.49

7. Resolution to approve the following staff member for the 2017 Extended School Year; not to exceed 70 hours; Account #20-250-100-1 OO-OO-SA (IDEA)

Grace Iannacone $17.30

8. Resolution to approve the following staff for Parental Involvement Night at Reeds Road Elementary School; Teacher Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed six hours each; Secretarial Stipend: $25.00 per hour; not to exceed 2 hours each; Account #20-231-200-100-45-SA (Title I)

Teachers:

Lisa Busteed

Ruth Ann Handley

Secretaries:

Yaitza Plaud

Kaitlin Dougherty

Nicole Sweiderk

Lynn Stonnell

9. Resolution to approve the following teachers as members of the District Evaluation Advisory Committee (DEAC) for the 2017-2018 school year; Summer hours and work beyond the regular school day: $28.00 per hour for meetings; $38.00 per hour for planning and presenting workshops; Account #11-000-221-1 01-00-SA; #11-000-223-1 01-00-SA

Christa Atkins

Ellen Kell

Kewy Santana

Edward Zimmerman

Brian Conover

Cheryl Knabe

Tracy Spoto-Picucci

Carol deRuyter

Greg Lick

Kathleen Warren

Marie Geary

Heather Roesch

Christina Weiland

Administrative Members:

Kenneth Berardis

Mai Gruber

Kevin Lightcap

Betty Napoli

 

I. POLICY

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following policies:

1. Policy #6114 Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness (First Reading; Minor change highlighted) (Attachment 1.1)

2. Policy #6140 Curriculum Adoption (First Reading; Additions highlighted) (Attachment 1.2)

3. Policy #6141 Curriculum Design/Development (First Reading; Minor revisions) (Attachment 1.3)

4. Policy #6142.10 Internet Safety and Technology (First Reading; CCCS changed to NJSLS throughout the policy; Minor addition highlighted) (Attachment 1.4)

 

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

July 24, 2017 Monday - Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm

August 28, 2017 Monday - Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm

 

K. SPECIAL EVENTS

Summer Theatre - The Music Man Jr.

GTMS Cafetorium

July 20, 2017 - 7 pm

July 21, 2017 - 1 pm and 7 pm

 

Summer Pops Concert

GTMS Gymnasium

August 2,2017 7 pm

 

L. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

M. OLD BUSINESS

1. Resolution to approve the 2017-18 through 2019-20 District Goals:

I. To complete a detailed study of the current school configuration, attendance zones, and facility use

a. Plan with the administrative team and other identified staff members

b. Convene a stakeholder committee

c. Provide the Board of Education with benefits and challenges of at least two scenarios.

II. To continue to provide a safe, healthy environment for students and staff

a. Implement programs, professional development, and measures that are proactive, preventative, responsive, and restorative in addressing student social-emotional and behavioral needs and challenges

b. Continue to assess and conduct drills for safety/security in cooperation with the Galloway Township Police Department, including our SROs, and the Office of Emergency Management as well as in accordance with government mandates

c. Replace the internal and external security surveillance system at all buildings with an updated system that includes enhanced features and expansion of camera and viewing locations

III. To continue to enhance instructional practice and increase student achievement in accordance with research and experience in best practices and in alignment with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards

a. Demonstrate academic progress for all students in language arts literacy, mathematics, and science as measured through multiple means including State mandated and in-district assessments

b. Demonstrate academic progress and growth in all other areas of the NJ Student Learning Standards as measured by in-district assessments including expos and performances

c. Demonstrate progress is narrowing achievement gaps

d. Provide professional development for certificated and support staff to promote student academic progress, positive school and classroom climate, and overall student growth and well-being

IV. To continue to upgrade infrastructure and equipment to operate efficiently and effectively

a. Implement the Long Range Facility Plan

b. Implement the Three-year Technology Plan

V. To continue to enhance school district - stakeholder relationships

a. Maintain the District Community Advisory Team

b. Use surveys and focus groups to elicit input

c. Participate in community committees and activities

d. Employ translating services for parent conferences and identified written documents

 

N. NEW BUSINESS

 

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT