December 19, 2011

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

(There are no communications at this time.)

PRESENTATIONS

1. Introduction of Daniel Herschman, 8th grade student and President of the Student Council at Galloway Township Middle School.
2. Recognition of Patricia Palumbo, counselor at Galloway Township Middle School, who was selected as the Galloway Township Municipal Alliance "2011 Volunteer of the Year."

B. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment B.1)
  2. Student Enrollment Report as of November 30, 2011 (Attachment B.2)

3. Out of school suspensions for the month of November, 2011 (Attachment B.3)
4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the reporting period from November 10, 2011 to December 15, 2011 (Attachment B.4)
5. Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the additional Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report presented to the Board on November 21, 2011 for the reporting period from October 14, 2011 to November 9, 2011.

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6. December Facilities Referendum - Update and Discussion

C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL
The Superintendent recommends the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Jennifer C. Mauroff,
Speech-Language Pathologist, effective February 10, 2012 (may be released earlier should
an appropriate candidate be available).

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RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

2. Resolution to approve Lisa Gehres as an Educational Interpreter at Pomona Pre-School
for the 2011-2012 school year effective January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012; certified.
Salary: $221.90 per day / 183 days = $40,607 (pro-rated);
Account #11-216-100-106-40-SA (new position)
3. Resolution to approve Jennifer Brown as a 6th grade in-class resource teacher at Reeds Road
Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective December 19, 2011(pending
release from current position) through June 30, 2012. Salary: $52,445 (pro-rated);
Degree: MA; Step: 8; Account #11-213-100-101-45-SA (replacement position)
4. Resolution to approve Tammy Pinter as a part-time food service worker, four hours per

day, five days per week, at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective January 3, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $11.00 per hour; Step: 1;
Account #60-910-310-100-00 (replacement position)

5. Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher(s) for the 2011-12 school year
effective December 20, 2011 through June 30, 2012 pending successful completion of
criminal history review. 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
Brent Grunow Non-Certified $75.00 per day
Jaclyn Williscroft Certified $80.00 per day

c. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF
6. Resolution to approve Mary Moskowitz as a substitute secretary for the 2011-2012
school year effective December 20, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
Salary: $9.35 per hour; Account #11-000-240-105-SB-SA

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D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to approve the following fieldwork placement from West Virginia University
for winter 2011-2012.
Student Cooperating Staff School Grade
Maria Maggio Robyn Talvacchio GTMS 7th grade Math
2. Resolution to approve the following student teachers from Stockton College for
Spring 2012:
Student Cooperating Staff School Grade
Jennifer Panzica Colleen Bruce Arthur Rann 2
Anthony Gaudiello Regina Silver Smithville 2
Emily Oglesby Kim Schaeffer Smithville 1
Jacqueline Vanikiotis Helen Viscuglia Smithville 1
3. Resolution to approve the following field work students from Stockton College for
Spring 2012:
Cory Widmaier Angela Ret Smithville 1-5
Chad Juros Kathy Geib Roland Rogers 1-6
Emily Kozel Dawn Mollenkopf Reeds Road 1
Sarah Ugolini Paula Angelo Reeds Road 1-6
Tara Milward Mai Gruber Roland Rogers K
Angela Tepedino Patty Lang Roland Rogers 4
Kaitlynn Arena (to be determined) GTMS 7-8
Sarah Busch Tina Pruna GTMS 8
Sharon Foley Michele Fishman GTMS 8
Ryan Houlahan Robyn Talvacchio GTMS 7

4. Resolution to approve the following administrative intern from Rowan University:
Student Cooperating Staff School
Charrise Ellis Sharon Kurtz GTMS
5. Resolution to approve sixty-three 5th and 6th grade students in the Smithville Chorus to
perform at Lite 96.9 radio station on December 2, 2011.

(Administrative approval granted prior to Board meeting.)
6. Resolution to approve forty 7th and 8th grade students in the Galloway Township Middle
School Choir to perform at the TrumpTaj Mahal on December 6, 2011 to raise money for
the MAPS (Multiple schlerosis, Alzheimers and Parkinson's diseases) Foundation.
(Administrative approval granted prior to Board meeting.)

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
7. Resolution to approve fifteen GTMS boys basketball members to participate in the
M. Dixie Howell Middle School Basketball Tournament December 9 - 14, 2011.
(Administrative approval granted prior to Board meeting.)
8. Resolution to approve eighteen GTMS 7th and 8th grade students to perform at the Ventnor
Middle School Jazz Festival on January 12, 2012.
9. Resolution to approve home instruction for Reeds Road student, D.G., special education

(due to illness), on an as needed basis for the 2011-2012 school year. 20 hours of home instruction for every ten cumulative days absent (per I.E.P). Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA
10. Resolution to approve home instruction for GTMS student, M.H., regular education
(due to illness), 5 hours per week from December 8, 2011 through January 31, 2012.
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA
11. Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for GTMS student, A.S.,
special education (due to illness), 10 hours per week from January 21, 2012 through
March 21, 2012. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

12. Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for GTMS student, C.S.,
special education (due to illness ), 10 hours per week from December 7, 2011 through
December 23, 2011. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA
13. Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for Pomona student, I.S.,
special education (due to illness), 10 hours per week from January 3, 2012 through
March 2, 2012. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA
14. Resolution to approve home instruction for Smithville student, A.B., regular education,
1 hour for every 10 cumulative days absent / 5 consecutive days absent (per 504 plan).
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA
15. Resolution to approve an additional 10 hours of home instruction for Galloway Township
Middle School student, RN, regular education, due to suspension and requirements for
re-admittance. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

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

1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for November, 2011.
(Attachments E.1)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales
(Attachments E.2)
Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.3)
Special Income Detail. (Attachments E.4)

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2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for November 2011 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)
3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for November 2011. (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, 2011 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, 2011. (Attachment E.7)

6. Resolution to approve the December Bill List - 2011/12 Budget. (Attachment E.8)

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

7. Resolution to approve the December transfers - 2011/12 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

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8. Resolution to appropriate unbudgeted revenue exempt from DOE approval pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(d). Galloway Township Public Schools received notification of its allocation of Federal Supplemental Education Jobs Funds in the amount of $24,899. This notification will bring total budgeted Education Jobs Funds to $819,340. Funds will be appropriated as follows:
11-190-100-106-ED-SA 24,889

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9. Resolution to approve the submission of the Title I ARRA Final Expenditure report in the amount of $283,578. (Attachment E.10)

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E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

10. Resolution to approve the renewal for the Internet Policy Services License Agreement by the New Jersey School Boards "NJSBA" and between the Galloway Township Board of Education at a cost of $2,500.00 for the 2011/2012 school year. (Attachment E.11)

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11. Resolution to approve support for the Safe Routes to Schools application for the Collins Road pedestrian safety improvements.

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12. Resolution to approve support for the Safe Routes to Schools application for the Wrangleboro Road and Reeds Road traffic signal project.

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E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

13. Resolution to approve the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District transportation contract for the 2011/2012 school year. Account #11-000-270-515-00-00

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL

NEW

CONTRACT

TYPE OF

SCHOOL

ROUTE

PER DIEM

TOTAL

ROUTE

xx

direct billing

Smithville

$ 140.00

$ 700.00

ME & AE 11/21-11/29 5 days

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F. FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Timothy E. Kelley, School Business Administrator:

1. Resolution to approve Change Order #1, for D.A. Nolt, general construction for Roofing Replacement Work at Reeds Road Elementary School for a total decrease of $6,602 for contract adjustments due to correction of non-conforming work. Original contract was for $1,217,244 and the revised amount is $1,210,642.

G. POLICY

(There are no policies to review at this time.)

H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

(There are no requests at this time.)

I. NOTICE OF MEETINGS
January 23, 2012 Workshop/Action Meeting of the Board GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m
January 30, 2012 Regular Meeting of the Board GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m.

J. SPECIAL EVENTS
January 16, 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Ceremony Stockton College 9:30 a.m.

K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
1. Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.
Activity: Disability Awareness
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Christine Fuhs 12/19/11 Travel: $23.87 IDEA 20-250-200-500-12-02
(Administrative approval granted prior to Board meeting; activity is part of the inclusive schools initiative at GTMS.)
Activity: Aligning Curriculum to the Common Core Standard in Mathematics Grades 6-8
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Betty Napoli 1/11/12 Registration: $125 (each) 11-000-223-580-00-01
Darlene Gilly Travel: $26.04 (each)
Activity: Co-Teaching That Works
Staff Name Date Expenses Account 1/12/12 Registration: $225.00 (each) IDEA 20-250-200-500-12-02
Marie King Travel: $15.71
Jen Files Travel: $15.71
Jeanine Wiener Travel: $15.71
Sally Hoffman Travel: $17.41
Activity: NJASCD Annual Conference - "Leading and Learning in a Professional Learning Center"
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
1/18/12 Registration: $145 (each) 11-000-223-580-46-01
Paul Albert Travel: $55.00 (per driver)
Tracy Bustard
Mai Gruber
Yolanda Gwathney
Sheila James
Laura Martin
Jean McCarthy
Barbara Olson
Dr. Robin Moore
Michael Silvestri

OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Activity: 403B Regulations IRS
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Timothy E. Kelley 1/19/12 Registration: $75.00 11-000-251-580-00-00
Activity: NJ Kindergarten Teachers Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
David Werner 2/24/12 Registration: $219.00 11-000-223-580-48-00

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Informational Items:
Activity: HIB Training / SRI-ETTC
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Lindsey Zabelski 12/5/11 -0- ETTC hours
Patricia Palumbo
(Administrative approval given prior to Board meeting.)
Activity: From My Classroom to Yours
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Enrique Calixtro 3/14/12 -0- ETTC hours

L. OLD BUSINESS

M. NEW BUSINESS

1. Resolution to approve the appointment of Timothy E. Kelley as Secretary to the Board

of Education for the school year 2011/12 in accordance with Policy #2132.

2. Resolution to approve the appointment of Timothy E. Kelley as qualified Purchasing Agent for the 2011/2012 school year.
3.Resolutionto approve appointment of Timothy E. Kelley to award contracts up to bid threshold of $36,000, and set quote threshold of $5,400 for the 2011/2012 school year.
4.Resolutionto approve appointment of Timothy E. Kelley as qualified Public Agency Compliance Officer or P.A.C.O. for the 2011/2012 school year. N.J.A.C. 17:27-3.2
5. Resolution to approve appointment of Timothy E. Kelley as Safety Coordinator for the
2011/2012 school year.
6.Resolution to approve appointment of Timothy E. Kelley as Custodian of Records (OPRA) for the 2011/2012 school year.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • Student Matters - HIB

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