September 11, 2017
Galloway Township Middle School - 7:00pm


REGULAR
MEETING
 

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

 

B. PRESENTATIONS

 

C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

2. School Opening Update

 

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to approve Homeschooling for the 2017-2018 school year for the following students in accordance with Board Policy #6172.00; Alternate Education Programs:

School             Student ID#       Effective Date           Grade

Roland Rogers  912472             September 6,2017      1

Arthur Rann      908063             September 6, 2017     6

GTMS               908313            September 6,2017       7

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

905146 GTMS 2 hrs a day beginning 9/6/17, per hospitalization provided by CHOP and per IEP

907372 Reeds 1 hr a day beginning 9/6/17, per hospitalization provided by CHOP

3. Resolution to approve the GTMS 2017-2018 Fall Sports Schedules (Attachment D.1)

 

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.

1. Resolution to approve the cost for perished foods from the freezer shut down at the Arthur Rann Elementary School at a cost of $1,173.08.

 

Contracts. Agreements, and Other:

2. Resolution to approve the tuition contracts with Atlantic County Special Services School District for the 2017 - 2018 school year:

                                      Per diem:          Annual:

Behavioral Disabled           $253.00             $45,540

Multiply Disabled               $223.00             $40,140

Pre-School Disabled          $218.00             $39,240

Autistic                            $268.00             $48,240

Severe Cognitive Impaired $222.00            $39,960

 

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

1. Galloway Renegade Cheer requests the use of the gym at Arthur Rann on Monday through Friday evenings beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017 through Thursday, November 2,2017,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (administrative approval

granted)

2. Mainland Baptist Church requests the use of the gym at Reeds Road on Wednesday evenings for gym games beginning September 11, 2017 through November 29,2017,7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

3. Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Pack #634 requests the use of the cafeteria at Reeds Road on Tuesday evenings beginning September 19, 2017 through May 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4. East Coast Crush Girls Volleyball requests the use of the gym at GTMS on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings beginning on October 16, 2017 through May 4, 2018, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

5. Boy Scouts Pack #12 requests the use of the cafeteria at Smithville on Wednesday evenings for Cub Scout meetings beginning September 20, 2017 through May 23, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

H. PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Christine Ruth, assistant principal at Galloway Township Middle School, effective October 28,2017 or sooner if a suitable replacement can be found.

2. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Joanna Wong, classroom assistant at Reeds Road School, effective August 24,2017.

3. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Omoanatse Agbugui, part time health service aide at GTMS, effective August 22,2017.

4. Resolution to approve Kaitlin Dougherty as a 3rd grade teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 5: $49,236.00; Degree: BS;

Account # 11-120-100-101-45-SA (new position)

5. Resolution to approve Diane Szott as a 8th grade special education teacher at Galloway Township Middle school for the 2017-2018 school year, effective October 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history

review. Salary: Step 12: $64,454.00 (prorated); Degree: MA; Account #11-213-100-101-16-SA (replacement position)

6. Resolution to approve Veronica Morton as a part-time intervention teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 5, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 1: $38,191.40

(prorated); Degree: MA; Account # 20-231-1 00-1 00-45-SA Title I (replacement position)

7. Resolution to approve Ashlee Peifer as a part-time health service aide at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective October 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history

review. Salary: Step 1 : $25,687.62 (prorated); Degree: Certified; Account #11-000-213-104-16-SA (replacement position)

8. Resolution to approve Olivia Bolona as a 1:1 classroom assistant at Pomona Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 12,2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review. Salary: Step 1:$34,713.00; (prorated); Degree: Certified; Account #11-216-1 00-1 OO-OO-SA (new position)

9. Resolution to approve Teresa Stearns as a 1:1 classroom assistant at Reeds Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1,2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 2: $33,376.00; Degree: BS;

Account #11-000-217-1 01-45-SA (tuition-in student) (replacement position)

10. Resolution to approve Kisheen Greene as a custodian at Roland Rogers Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 3: $35,678.00; Account #11-000-262-11 0-46-SA (replacement position)

11 . Resolution to approve Troy Boone as a district courier at Galloway Township Public Schools for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 25,2017 through June 30, 2018, pending completion of criminal history review.

Salary: Step 1: $12,147.60 (prorated); Account #11-000-262-110-00-SA (replacement position)

12. Resolution to approve Terry White as a part-time food service manager at Atlantic Community Charter School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: $27,689.00; 26.5 hours per

week; Account #60-91 0-31 0-1 00-30-SA (new position)

13. Resolution to approve Alexis Gist as a part-time food service worker at Smithville Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 5,2017 through June 30,2018. Salary: Step 1 Tier II - $11.59 per hour; 4.5

hours per day; Account #60-91 0-31 0-100-00-SA (replacement position)

14. Resolution to approve Caroline Rubiella as a part-time food service worker at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 12,2017 through June 30,2018. Salary: Step 1 Tier 11- $11.59 per

hour; 4 hours per day; Account #60-910-310-1 OO-OO-SA (replacement position)

15. Resolution to approve Wendy Capille as a part-time food service worker at Atlantic Community Charter School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 5, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 1 Tier II - $11.59 per

hour; 3 hours per day; Account #60-91 0-31 0-1 00-30-SA (replacement position)

16. Resolution to approve Yenny Vasquez as a part-time food service worker at Atlantic Community Charter School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 2 Tier II - $11.81 per

hour; 4.5 hours per day; Account #60-910-310-1 00-30-SA (increased hours)

17. Resolution to approve Yvelise Cajuste as a part-time food service worker at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 3 Tier" - $12.03 per

hour; 4.5 hours per day; Account #60-910-310-100-30-SA (increased hours)

18. Resolution to approve the following classroom assistant transfers for the 2017-2018 school year effective September 1,2017 through June 30, 2018.

Melissa Goarcke from Pomona to GTMS

Anthony Gaudiello from Pomona to Smithville

Jaclyn Smit  from Reeds Road to Pomona

19. Resolution to approve the following substitute nurse for the 2017-2018 school year effective September 12,2017 through June 30,2018. Salary: $200.00 per day; Account #11-000-213-104-SB-SA: Kalynn Basso $200.00

20. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, effective September 11, 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 #11-120-100-1 01-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-1 00-1 01-SB-SA

Michael Flannelly $85.00

Grace Benson $85.00

Jennifer Keiser $85.00

 

I. SUPPLEMENTAL

1. Resolution to approve Miguel Rodriguez as the District Security Officer for special events hosted by various community organizations and Galloway Schools FSA during the 2017-2018 school year. Salary: $25.00 per hour; four hour

minimum. (Salary is paid by FSA or community organization) Alternate: Douglas Adams

 

J. POLICY

 

K. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

September 25, 2017 - Monday - Regular Meeting GTMS Catetorium 7:00 pm

October 16, 2017 - Monday - Regular Meeting GTMS Catetorium 7:00 pm

October 30, 2017 - Monday - Regular Meeting GTMS Catetorium 7:00 pm

 

L. SPECIAL EVENTS

Back to School Nights (all commence at 6:00 pm)

Pomona Preschool - September 18, 2017

Arthur Rann - September 28, 2017

Reeds Road - September 12, 2017

Roland Rogers - September 26, 2017

Smithville - September 19, 2017

GTMS - September 13, 2017

 

M. OLD BUSINESS

 

N. NEW BUSINESS

 

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT