February 13, 2016
Galloway Township Middle School - 7:00pm


REGULAR MEETING

 

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

B. PRESENTATIONS

1. Introduction of Matt Vibora, Secretary of Special Projects, GTMS Student Council

 

2. Congratulations to the following GTMS students for being awarded 1st Place in the Elks Lodge of Galloway Americanism Essay Contest: Lydia Mohr, Ethan Vialva, Jason Yu, Pat Mankow-DeMidio, Teacher

 

3. Congratulations to the GTMS Wrestling Team on their achievements at the Atlantic-Cape-Cumberland League Tournament held on January 21,2017.

Champions: Jaylen Glover, Jordan Marcucci, Angel Murphy, George Rhodes, Braeden Scannell, K.J. Sherman, Ethan Zeck

Second Place: Jackson Harvey, Camaad Jones, Sean Steward

Third Place: Cole Craig, Brian Woods, Tyler Foulke, A.J. Kern, Mikal Taylor

Fourth Place: Nur Ibn AI-Islam, Ask'Ary Moore, Andrew Waldman

Coaches: Dave Martin & John O'Kane

 

4. District Report of Violence and Vandalism for Reporting Period 1 - September 1, 2016 to December 31,2016 - Presented by Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D., Superintendent (Prepared by Marilyn A. Moore, Supervisor of Guidance, Health Services, Child Care and Community Education)

 

5. Preliminary Budget Report I Planning for the 2017-2018 Budget: Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed. D., Superintendent of Schools &Joy N. Nixon, CPA, School Business Administratorl Board Secretary

 

c. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

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

3. Out of School Suspension Report for January 2017 (Attachment C.3)

4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the period of January 19, 2017 through February 8,2017. (Attachment C.4)

5. Resolution to approve the 2017-2018 school calendar (First Reading) (Attachment C.5)

 

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to approve Homeschooling for the 2016-2017 school year for the following student in accordance with Board Policy #6172.00: Alternative Education Programs:

School: GTMS

Student: 906307

Effective Date: January 30, 2017

Grade: 7

 

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

912039 Roland Rogers 1 hour a day after 3 consecutive days absent, per 504 plan

907372 Reeds Road 1 hour a day after every 3 days absent, per 504 plan

911748 ACSSSD 2 hours a day after 10 consecutive days absent, per IEP

908662 Reeds Road 2 hours a day beginning 2/8/17 to 2/24/17, per administration

909672 Smithville 5 hours a week extended 2/7/17 to 4/7/17, per doctor's note

M.L. Pilgrim 5 hours a week beginning 3/6/17 to 4/17/17, per doctor's note

M.B. Assumption 5 hours a week beginning 1/9/17, per doctor's note

 

3. Resolution to approve Debra Bateman, Inspira Dietitian Intern, to cooperate with Robbin Remster, Director of Food Services, for the week of February 13, 2017 through February 17, 2017.

 

4. Resolution to approve the GTMS Drill/Step Team to walk to Roland Rogers Elementary School to read to elementary students on Read Across America Day on March 2, 2017.

 

5. Resolution to approve the GTMS Drill/Step Team to perform at Stockton University's annual Greek Yard Show in Galloway, NJ on March 2,2017. (Parent Transportation)

 

6. Resolution to approve the GTMS Think Day Team to attend the Mainland High School Think Day Competition in Linwood, NJ on March 4, 2017. Admission Cost: $65.00; Account #11-401-100-610-16-00 (Parent Transportation)

 

7. Resolution to approve GEM students from Reeds Road, Roland Rogers, and Smithville Elementary Schools to attend the Odyssey of the Mind Lighthouse Regional Tournament in Pennington, NJ on March 11,2017. (Funded by the Education Foundation)

 

8. Resolution to approve the GTMS Band to participate in the New Jersey State Middle School Band Festival at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ on March 22, 2017. Registration Fee: $150.00; Account #11-410-100-610-16-00; Transportation Costs: $425.36; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00

 

9. Resolution to approve the GTMS Jazz Band to participate in the Southern Regional High School Jazz Festival in Stafford, NJ on March 24, 2017. Registration Fee: $125.00; Account #11-410-100-610-16-00; Transportation Costs: $285.36; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00

 

10. Resolution to approve the GTMS Jazz Band to participate in the Mainland Regional High School Jazz Festival in Linwood, NJ on April 28, 2017. Registration Fee: $100.00; Account #11-410-100-610-16-00; Transportation Costs: $355.36; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00

 

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:

 

Contracts, Agreements. and Other:

1. Resolution to approve the estimated costs per pupil for tuition purposes for Atlantic County Special Services School District for the 2017 I 2018 school year:

Class Placement:

Autistic

Behavior Disabilities

Multiply Disabled

Preschool Disabled Part Time

Preschool Disabled Full Time

Severe Cognitive Impaired

Non-Resident Fee

One-to-One Aides

Extended School Year July 1. 2017

Four-week program

Student Aide

Transportation

Estimated Tuition Rate:

$ 48,240

$ 45,540

$ 40,140

$ 19,620

$ 39,240

$ 39,960

$ 6,120

$ 41,940

$ 550 per week

$ 575 per week

$ 400 per week

 

2. Resolution to approve the withdrawal from the maintenance reserve account and transfer into the appropriate maintenance account #11-000-261-420-XX-00.

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; and

 

WHEREAS, the aforementioned code authorizes the Board of Education to apply such funds to:

See attached REVISED January 23, 2017 project and cost list (Attachment E.1)

 

WHEREAS, the Galloway Township Board of Education has determined that an additional $18,360 is available for such transfer;

 

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

 

Transportation:

3. Resolution to approve the transportation contract with Atlantic County Special Services for the 2016 - 2017 school year beginning July 1, 2016 through July 30, 2016. Account #11-000=270-513-00-00

ROUTE STUDENTS TOTAL

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL NEW CONTRACT TYPE OF

ROUTE

XX Joint ESY

ESY

SCHOOL

ACSSD

ACSSD

ML7

ML9

6

10

$ 9,120

$15,200

Contracts. Agreements. and Other:

4. Resolution to approve Advancing Opportunities through Assistive Technology

Support and Training at $90.00 per hour up to a maximum total of $10,080.00

beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

5. Resolution to approve Wendy Atkinson to provide Master Teacher services

beginning February 15, 2017 through June 30, 2017 at a cost of $50.00 per hour

up to 25 hours per week. Account #20-220-200-176-40 (Preschool Expansion

Grant)

 

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE

Informational Item:

Annette C. Giaquinto will give an update on district projects

 

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

 

H. PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Maurice V. Gallagher, Night Foreman at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective July 31, 2017. Mr. Gallagher has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 25 years and his dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

 

2. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Harry Davis, Head Custodian at Galloway Township Middle School, effective October 1, 2017. Mr. Davis has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 20 years and his dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

 

3. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Tracey Rinylo, Reeds Road Elementary School Teacher, as follows: 01/05/2017 to 03/20/2017 %day 03/20/2017 %day to 06/30/2017; Returning 9/1/2017

with pay, with benefits without pay, with benefits

 

4. Resolution to approve the following staff transfers for the 2016-2017 school year:

Kim Albrecht, Classroom Assistant (transfer from Roland Rogers to Reeds Road Elementary School) 1/30/2017 through 6/30/2017

Candi Howley, Classroom Assistant (transfer from Smithville Elementary School to Reeds Road Elementary School) 2/6/2017 through 6/30/2017

 

5. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2016-2017 school year, effective February 14, 2017 through June 30, 2017 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 #11-110-1 00-1 01-SB-SA; Grades 1-5 #11-120-1 00-1 01-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-SB-SA

Jenna Seddon - $85.00

Robyn Marmo - $85.00

Tabassum Imran $85.00

 

6. Resolution to approve a salary increase for substitute food service workers effective January 1, 2017. $8.38 per hour to $8.44 per hour

 

SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

1. Resolution to approve the following staff member for Child Care for the 2016-2017 school year effective February 14, 2017 through June 30,2017; Account #62-990-320-101-00-SA Child Care Support Staff/Substitute: Stipend: $15.00 per hour: Nadia Ghazaz

 

2. Resolution to approve the following staff members to participate in the Classroom Assistant Evaluation Committee; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed 7 hours per person for work beyond the regular day;

Account #11-000-223-1 04-00-SA

Tina Bauer

Joan Marie Esposito

Marie Geary

Jessica Laird

Stephanie Paton

Holly Slusarz

Elisha Costa

Sandra Galushka

Edward Zimmerman

Jessica Oeser

Kelly Prohammer

Roy Somers

Linda Crowe

Sinetra Gandy

Lynne Illingworth

Joseph Palumbo

Michele Schettino

Francine Watt

 

3. Resolution to approve the following staff members to serve as presenters on Winter Staff Development Day, February 17, 2017: $38.00 per hour; Account #20-270-200-10-00-SA (Title IIA)

Not to exceed 2 hours per person:

Alexander Conaway

Jeffrey Morris

Brian Dunn

Carly Sommers

Cindy Phillips

Dawn Mollenkopf

Jessica Lopez

Kim Monroe

Christian Graham

Heather Suckiel

Robbyn Scott

 

Not to exceed 4 hour per person:

Cathy Clark

Ellen Franks

Sean McCarthy

Jenna Smith

Cathy Cozzan

Jeremy Post

Kevin Throckmorton

Kristen Swanson

Rich Garbutt

 

Not to exceed 6 hour per person:

Heather Roesch

 

4. Resolution to approve the following Team Leader for the 2016 - 2017 school year effective February 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017; Stipend $2,050.00 (prorated); Account #11-130-100-1 01-45-SA (replacement position) Reeds Road School: Kelli Grunow

 

5. Resolution to approve Lisa Kimble to conduct 192-193 non-public evaluations at the rate of $350.00 per evaluation; Account #20-507-100-101-00-SA

 

6. Resolution to approve Dorothea Marro for non-public supplemental and compensatory instruction at $35.00 per hour.

Account #20-506-200-320-00-02-(193 NP Instructional Services)

Account #20-502-200-320-00-02-(192 NP Compensator Instructional Services)

 

7. Resolution to approve Jan Manganiello for non-public home instruction at $38.00 per hour. Account #20-507-1 00-1 01-00-SA

 

8. Resolution to approve Jillian Pritchett for non-public home instruction at $35.00 per hour. Account #20-506-200-320-00-02

 

I. POLICY

 

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

February 27, 2017 - Monday Regular Meeting; GTMS Cafetorium - 7:00pm

March 13, 2017 - Monday Regular Meeting; GTMS Cafetorium - 7:00pm

March 27, 2017 - Monday Regular Meeting; GTMS Cafetorium - 7:00pm

 

K. SPECIAL EVENTS

*February 16, 2017 Reeds Road Elementary School Night of Code

*February 16, 2017 Roland Rogers Elementary School Sports Night

*Rescheduled date due to inclement weather

 

L. OLD BUSINESS

 

M. NEW BUSINESS

 

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT