December 20, 2010

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Letter to Florence J. Sheppard, Acting Director, Division of Pensions and Benefits,
    from John W. Knorr, President, Galloway Township Board of Education, dated
    11/23/10 re: 2011 PERS normal accrued liability pension noncontributory group life
    insurance and early retirement incentive costs. (Attachment A.1)

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Introduction of Sam Lee, 8thgrade student and Vice President of the Student Council at Galloway Township Middle School.

  1. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

  2. Student Enrollment Report as of November 30, 2010 (Attachment B.2)

  3. Out of School Suspensions for the month of November, 2010. (Attachment B.3)

  4. Resolution to approve the following 2010-2014 district goals as proposed and discussed
    at the November 22nd meeting:

    Goal #1 - To provide a safe, healthy environment for students and staff
    Goal #2 - To enhance instructional practice and student achievement in accordance
    with the NJCCCS, NCLB AYP, IDEIA least restrictive environment, and research and
    experience in best practices
    Goal #3 - To upgrade infrastructure and equipment to operate efficiently and effectively
    Goal #4 - To enhance parent/guardian, municipal, and community relations

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Antonia Fauntleroy, kindergarten teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective January 1, 2011.
    Ms. Fauntleroy has been a teacher in the Galloway School District for 22 years and her dedication and commitment to students and staff is appreciated by our entire school family.

  2. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Agnes B. Hancock, teacher
    at Roland Rogers Elementary School, effective June 30, 2011. Ms. Hancock has been a teacher
    in the Galloway School District for 30 years and her dedication and commitment to students
    and staff is appreciated by our entire school family.

  3. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Monica B. Corpus, teacher
    at Roland Rogers Elementary School, effective June 30, 2011. Ms. Corpus has been a teacher in the Galloway School District for 24 years and her dedication and commitment to students and
    staff is appreciated by our entire school family.

  4. Resolution to approve the Family Leave Request from Gloria Scull, food service worker
    at Smithville School, as follows:

    11/1/10 - 1/31/11 - without pay, without benefits

  5. Resolution to approve the Maternity Leave / Family Leave Request from Mary Hughes,

    5th grade teacher at Reeds Road School, as follows:
    2/15/11 - 4/12/11 - with pay, with benefits
    4/13/11 - 6/30/11 - without pay, with benefits
    Returning 9/1/2011

  1. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL - RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

  1. Resolution to approve Cynthia Verderber as an art teacher at Galloway Township
    Middle School for the 2010-11 school year effective December 1, 2010 through
    January 31, 2011. Salary: $45,650.00 (pro-rated); Degree: BA; Step: 5;
    Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA (leave replacement)

  2. Resolution to approve Alicia Stauffer as a library media specialist at Arthur Rann
    Elementary School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through
    June 30, 2011. Salary: $51,320 (pro-rated); Degree: BA+30; Step: 8;
    Account #11-000-222-104-15-SA (replacement position)

  3. Resolution to approve Michael Stewart as a language arts teacher at Galloway Township
    Middle School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through June 30,

  4. Salary: $44,000 (pro-rated); Degree: BA; Step: 1; Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA
    (replacement position)

  5. Resolution to approve Nicole Brooks as a kindergarten teacher at Reeds Road Elementary
    School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through June 30, 3011.
    Salary: $44,800 (pro-rated); Degree: BA; Step: 3; Account #11-110-100-101-45-SA
    (leave replacement)

  6. Resolution to approve Tina Hart as a full time classroom assistant at the Pomona Pre-School
    for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through June 30, 2011.
    Salary: $29,915.01 (pro-rated); ($163.47 per day x 183 days); Non-certified; Level: 3;
    Account #20-250-100-100-10-SA (new position - based on class size)

  7. Resolution to approve John O'Kane as a full time classroom assistant at Smithville
    Kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through April 1, 2011.
    Salary: $32,513.61 (pro-rated); $177.67 per day x 183 days); Certificated; Level: 3;
    Account #11-190-100-106-48-SA (leave replacement)

  8. Resolution to approve Judith Mitschele as a full time classroom assistant (1 on 1)
    at Roland Rogers School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through
    June 30, 2011. Salary: $32,513.61 (pro-rated); $177.67 per day x 183 days); Certificated;
    Level: 3; Account #11-000-217-101-46-SA (new position - student returning from special
    services as per IEP)

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

  1. Resolution to approve Karen Morales as a full time classroom assistant (1 on 1)
    at Smithville School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through
    April 1, 2011. Salary: $31,433.32 (pro-rated); $172.04 per day x 183 days;
    Certificated; Level: 2; Account #11-000-217-101-16-SA (new position - as per student's IEP)

  2. Resolution to approve Elizabeth Apgar as a part-time classroom assistant at
    Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011
    through June 30, 2011. Salary: $23,224.53 (pro-rated); $126.91 per day x 183 days;
    Certificated; Level: 3; Account #11-190-100-106-15-SA (leave replacement)

  3. Resolution to approve Candice Howley as a part-time classroom assistant at
    Reeds Road School for the 2010-11 school year effective January 3, 2011 through
    April 1, 2011. Salary: $20,658.87 (pro-rated); $112.89 per day x 183 days;
    Non-certified; Level: 2; Account #11-190-101-106-45-SA (leave replacement)

  4. Resolution to approve the transfer of James Yamaguchi, a full time classroom assistant
    (1 on 1) at Roland Rogers School, to a full time classroom assistant (1 on 1) at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2010-11 school year effective December 7, 2010 through
    June 30, 2011; Account #11-000-217-101-16-SA (new position - as per student's IEP)

  5. Resolution to approve Tina McNabb as a part-time cafeteria worker for the 2010-11
    school year effective January 3, 2011 through June 30, 2011. Salary: $11.00 / hour,

  6. 4.5 hours per day. Account #60-910-310-100-00-SA (leave replacement)

  7. Resolution to approve Tina McNabb as a substitute cafeteria worker for the 2010-11
    school year effective December 21, 2010 through June 30, 2011. Salary: $7.50 / hour;
    Account #60-910-310-100-SB-SA

  8. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2010-11 school year
    effective December 21, 2010 through June 30, 2011 pending successful completion
    of criminal history review.. Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101;

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

Glenn Smythe Non certified $75 per day
Jason Low Non certified $75 per day
Ashley Kirschmann Non certified $75 per day
Kaylee Dellinger Non certified $75 per day
Nicole Brooks Certified $80 per day
  1. Resolution to approve the Senior Help Desk Technician job description
    (second reading) (See Attachment C.1 from November 22, 2010 agenda).

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to approve the extension of home instruction for GTMS student, N.S., regular
    education (5 hours per week) until November 29, 2010 due to illness.
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  2. Resolution to approve the extension of home instruction for GTMS student, A.D., regular education
    (5 hours per week) starting October 18, 2010 to January 3, 2011 due to illness.
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  3. Resolution to approve home instruction for GTMS student, R.E.S. regular education (5 hours
    per week) from December 15, 2010 through December 23, 2010 and resuming January 3,
    2011 and continuing until medical clearance (not to exceed 60 days) due to surgery.
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  4. Resolution to approve home instruction for GTMS student, T.A., regular education (5 hours
    per week) for 5 days in December and then resuming January 3, 2011 to January 21, 2011 due to
    hospitalization.
    Account #11-150-100-320-00-00 / Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  5. Resolution to approve home instruction for Reeds Road student, J.W., (per I.E.P.) special education,
    2 hours for every 10 cumulative days absent.
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  6. Resolution to approve 80 Smithville School's chorus members to go to Radio Station 96.9
    on December 8, 2010. (Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)

  7. Resolution to approve the following Stockton student teachers for Spring 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Danielle Straughn Linda Harmon GTMS 7 Language Arts
Christina Scelso Tina Pruna GTMS 8 Science
Diandra Giordano Jen Tompkins Reeds 3
Jessica Lanzafama Mai Gruber Roland K
Bonnie Wolf S. Milliken/H. Goldstein Roland K In-class Resource
Amanda Hagen Grace Dolente Roland 6
Allie Stern Darlene Gilly Smithville 3
Elyse Mendicino Karen Hammerer-Devine / Smithville K In-class Resource
Lauren Wheaton
  1. Resolution to approve the following Georgian Court student teachers for Spring 2010:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Jill Fernandez Joe Hughes Smithville 5
  1. Resolution to approve the following Rowan University Clinical Practice placements for Spring 2010:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Randi Guidos Lisa Clarke Smithville 3
Sara Danieli Charisse Ellis/Sandy Cain GTMS/Arthur Rann Phys.Ed.
  1. Resolution to approve the following Eastern University fieldwork placement for Winter 2010/11:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Amanda Bruffy Tracey Rinylo/Carol Argenti Reeds 4-6
  1. Resolution to approve the following Stockton fieldwork placements for Spring 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Alycia Blevins Terry Wenig Arthur Rann 1
Sean Gatherer Johanna O'Brien Arthur Rann 4
Salma Hussein Rick Brenner Arthur Rann 4
William Zschack Jill Tapper/Janet Moran Arthur Rann 3 Inclass Resource
Amber Wertz Kathleen Federico Arthur Rann K
Anthony Gambale Rebecca Cohen Arthur Rann 3
Anna Barnow Robyn Talvacchio GTMS 7 Math
Nicholas Henry Susan Donnelly GTMS 7 Social Studies
Craig McNelis Maddie Stapleton GTMS 7 Science
Natalie Knight Tim Scotti GTMS 7 Social Studies
Melissa Marchitelli Robyn Devine Reeds Road 1
Jessica Cubler Patti Lesage Reeds Road 2
Valerie Grennon Kathy Warren Reeds Road 5
Jenna Capizola Anita Hally Reeds Road 1
Roy Huff Stephanie Pross Roland Rogers 5
Casey Kirsch Terry Dougherty Roland Rogers 3
Lindsay Massari Regina Silver Smithville 1
  1. Resolution to approve the following Endicott College internship for Winter 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Scott MacPhee Dave Cherry Roland Rogers Phys. Ed.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Timothy E. Kelley, School Business Administrator, and the Finance Committee:

  1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:
    Cafeteria: Profit Loss Statement for November 30, 2010
    (Attachments E.1)
    Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales
    (Attachments E.2)
    Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.3)
    Revenue by Eligibility (Attachments E.4)

  2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for November 2010 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)

  3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for November 2010. (Attachment E.6)

  4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of
    November 30, 2010 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. 6:20-2.13(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 Secretary's and Treasurer's Report for the month(s) of
    November 30, 2010. (Attachment E.7

  6. Resolution to approve the December Bill List - 2010 / 2011 Budget. (Attachment E.8)

  7. Resolution to approve the December transfers - 2010 / 2011 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

  8. Resolution to approve J.G, to attend Coastal Learning Center, for 45 days at the cost of $10,653.30
    ($236.74 per diem X 45 days) beginning November 29, 2010.
    Acct. #11-000-100-566-00-02

  9. Resolution to approve A.R to attend Atlantic County Special Services School District, Mays Landing campus, beginning November 29, 2010 until June 30, 2011 at a cost of $23,310.
    ($33,300 prorated----$185 per diem X 126 days) Acct. #11-000-100-565-00-02

  10. Resolution to approve On-Tech Consulting, Inc. to complete the E-rate application process for the 2011/12 school year for the Galloway Township School District. The district will pay 15% of any funding received.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE

Informational Item:

  • Update from the Reeds Road new gymnasium job site meeting held on December 7, 2010.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. POLICY

There are no policies to be reviewed at this time.

  1. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

  1. PAL has requested the use of the Arthur Rann cafeteria on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for team photos.
    (Custodial fee of 1 ½ times the prevailing rate is applicable)

  1. Pack 77 Cub Scout Troop has requested the use of the Smithville cafeteria on various Wednesday evenings beginning January 19, 2011 through May 18, 2011 from 6:30 pm
    to 8:30 pm for their meetings.

  1. Greater Egg Harbor School District has requested the use of the GTMS gymnasium on
    January 14, 2011 and January 24, 2011 from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm for freshmen basketball.
    (Dates were cleared with GTMS AD)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. NOTICE OF MEETINGS

January 24, 2011 Workshop/Action Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m.
January 31, 2011 Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m.
  1. SPECIAL EVENTS

January 17, 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration 10:00 a.m.
Galloway Township Middle School Cafetorium
February 15, 2011 Wellness Fair GTMS Cafetorium 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The following professional development activities align with our district Local Professional Development Plan, support our district goals and initiatives, provide training as per individual staff member's Professional Development Plans/Professional Growth Plans, relate to federal/ state grants, and/or provide assistance in fulfilling a student's Individualized Education, 504, or Multidisciplinary Assistance Team plan. These activities have been reviewed and approved by the appropriate administrators and are being recommended by the Superintendent in accordance
with regulations adopted under NJ Administrative Code 6A.

  1. Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.

Activity: NJ Network to Close the Achievement Gap

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
John Billen Nov. 22, 2010
Charrise Ellis Parking: $20.00 11-000-230-580-00-00
Meghan Schenauer Parking: $20.00
(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)
Jeff Morris January 18, 2011 No cost

Activity: Working Together to Promote Healthy Foods in Schools

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Angela McDonough January 13, 2011 Travel: $46.00 20-088-100-580-16-00

Activity: Child Adult Relationship Enhancement

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Stephanie Kunicki January 24, 2011 Registration: $35.00 20-460-200-500-10-02
Michele VanSickle (each)
Shari Peters
Elizabeth Elevich
Rachel Regina
Bev Bodenlos
Joe Conte
Nicole Neville

Informational Items:

Activity: Suicide Prevention & Intervention

Staff Name Date Expenses
Shari Peters December 7, 2010 ETTC Hours
(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)

Activity: Processed Commodity Food Show

Staff Name Date Expenses
John Sloan Dec. 8, 2010 No cost
(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)

Activity: Mean Girls

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Patricia Palumbo Jan. 14, 2011 $129.00 Galloway Municipal Alliance
Is funding

Activity: Using Data to Improve & Inspire Student Achievement

Staff Name Date Expenses
Michael Silvestri Feb. 15 & 16, 2011 No cost

Activity: From My Classroom to Yours

Staff Name Date Expenses
Matt Marmaro March 18, 2011 ETTC hours

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. OLD BUSINESS

  1. NEW BUSINESS

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Negotiations
  2. Matters of possible and pending litigation
  3. Sale of property
  4. Facility Usage Contracts
  5. Personnel

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

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