May 14, 2012

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

(There are no communications at this time.)

PRESENTATIONS

1. Introduction of Michael DeLuca, 8th grade student and Vice President of the Student Council at Galloway Township Middle School.
2. Congratulations to the following Galloway Township Middle School students and members of the Jazz Band who participated in the Jazz Festival at Mainland Regional High School. The band won an overall "Silver" rating with several captions in Gold. Congratulations also to Band Director, John Dondero.
Deanna Bigio
Kate Rowland
Jewel Foster
Elizabeth Ryu
Sean Loeben
Matt Sato
Luis Ozoria
Tiffany Vibora

Congratulations to Marybelle Daclan who was selected as "Best Soloist."

Congratulations to the Rhythm Section which won "Best Section."
Juliani Bonilla
Michael Moore
Marybelle Daclan
Prashit Parikh
Emily Ip
Jack Ujvary

B. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

2. Student Enrollment Report as of April 30, 2012 (Attachment B.2)
3. Out of school suspensions for the month of April, 2012 (Attachment B.3)
4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the reporting period from April 13, 2012 to May 10, 2012 (Attachment B.4)
5. Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report presented to the Board on April 23, 2012 for the reporting period from March 16, 2012 to April 12, 2012.

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6. Resolution to approve the proposed 2012-2013 school calendar (first reading).
(Attachment B.5)

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C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Mark McGonigal, classroom Assistant, 1:1, at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective June 30, 2012.

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2. Resolution to re-employ principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and director 2012-2013 school year effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, final assignments to be determined. See attached list - Attachment C.1

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3. Resolution to re-employ teaching personnel for the 2012-2013 school year effective September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, final assignments to be determined.
See attached list - Attachment C.2

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4. Resolution to re-employ classroom assistants for the 2012-2013 school year effective September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, final assignments to be determined.
See attached list - Attachment C.3

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5. Resolution to approve Lisa Gehres as an Educational Interpreter at Pomona Pre-school for the 2012-2013 school year effective September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013,
certified. Salary: $231.89 per day / 183 days = $42,435.87; Account #11-216-100-106-40-SA (renewal)

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RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

6. Resolution to approve David Josephsen as a custodian for the 2011-2012 school year effective June 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $29,020 (pro-rated); Account #11-000-262-110-45-SA (replacement position)

7. Resolution to approve Jessica Nunez as a food service substitute for the 2011-2012 school year effective May 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $7.50 per hour; Account #60-910- 310-100- SB- SA

8. Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher(s) for the 2011-2012 school year effective May 15, 2012 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
John Gregory Maiuro - Non-certified - $75.00 per day

9. Resolution to approve the following substitute nurses for the 2011-2012 school year effective May 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $100 per day; Account #11-000-213-104-SB-SA: Amy Ochetto, Sue Ellen Goldstein

10. Resolution to approve the following substitute custodians for the 2011-2012 school year effective May 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $9.00 per hour; Account #11-000-262-110-SB-SA: Charles Hathaway, Brandon Harper

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RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

11. Resolution to approve the following teachers for the Special Education Extended School Year Program, June 25, 2012 through July 26, 2012 (June 22, 2012 needed for classroom prep). 4.15 hours per person. Salary is based upon the negotiated contract rate. Account #20-250-100-100-12-02 (IDEIA)

Teachers 6/22/12-6/30/1 2 7/1/12 - 7/26/12
Kim Alcorn $33.69 $35.35
Carol Argenti 54.13 54.59
Rainer Birkenstock 40.64 42.86
Jennifer Brown 37.46 39.36
Linda Buck 42.50 44.88
Colleen DeFoney 32.29 32.88
Pam Fackler 34.93 36.59
Laura Fanelli 54.56 55.02
Jessica Feldman 36.10 37.78
Lisa Gradziel 35.05 36.93
Ruth Ann Handley 49.06 54.38
Katie Hendrix 43.32 46.28
Sally Hoffman 41.28 44.23
Jennifer Jourdan 40.09 42.44
Sue Kerrigan 58.29 58.78
Patti Lang 54.49 54.95
Julianne Massagli 33.69 35.35
Katie McAvey 37.46 39.36
Nicole Polisano 31.71 32.42
Laura Risley 32.00 32.56
Frank Santo 35.02 35.68
Sarah-Ashley Sharpe 34.41 34.99
Kristen Swanson 36.66 37.74

ESY Assistants

Russ Akerlind $25.89 $26.89
Elizabeth Apgar 25.89 26.89
Katy Beshara 24.37 25.28
Jessica Brower 25.89 26.89
Linda Crowe 24.91 25.85
Matt Da Costa Lobo 24.91 25.85
Andrea Dare 25.89 26.89
Rich Dase 25.89 26.89
Carol Demarest 24.98 25.93
Leslie Glickstein 24.91 25.85
Robyn Goldberg 24.94 25.88
Kim Gollub 25.89 26.89
Tina Hart 23.82 24.73
Katie Kuras 26.32 27.32
Todd Loveland 24.22 25.14
David Martin 24.29 25.21
Nada Mason 24.94 25.88
Terri Matisse 26.36 27.36
Judith Mitschele 25.89 26.89
Andrea Olley 24.94 25.88
Joe Palumbo 24.22 25.14
Jane Quo 24.91 25.85
Kristy Rizzo 25.89 26.89
Trisha Rotellini 25.89 26.89
Helen Vanikiotis 24.94 25.88
Ed Zimmerman 25.89 26.89

Social Worker

Joe Conte $39.03 $41.24

ESY Nurses

Mary Covella-Wegman $43.32 $46.28
Maryann Steinman 40.91 43.84

Substitutes

Kirsten Sullivan $80.00 $80.00

Heather Burke

80.00 80.00

Candi Howley

75.00 75.00

Cindy McAnney

80.00 80.00

12. Resolution to approve the following teachers for the Summer Learning Program, July 9 through August 2, 2012. Stipend: Per diem hourly rate as indicated, 62 hours each;
Account #20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title 1)

Teachers Hourly Rate Content / Program
Cathy Cozzan $57.11 Reading
Kirsten Sullivan 43.84 Reading
Carol Somers 57.46 Reading
Becky Cohen 48.59 Reading
Rose Farquharson 57.11 Reading
Linda Wimberg 58.30 Reading
Kerrie Benitez 56.46 Reading
Jen Goodwin 45.85 Reading
Marion Martin 48.04 Reading
Christina Stamelos 33.25 Reading
Carol Zarrilli 54.52 Reading
Jen Glascock 46.28 Reading
Dave Werner 38.81 Math
Sherilyn Bishop 43.25 Math
Megan Bruscato 43.25 Math
Jan Manganiello 56.62 Math
Sean McCarthy 38.81 Math
Robin Talvacchio 40.82 Math
Kass Piotrowski 57.04 URSA
Jeff Morris 33.98 URSA
Bernice Adair 49.40 ESL
Jeanne Rethy 49.02 ESL
Jose Diaz 53.95 ESL
Barbara Somers 39.36 ESL
Debbie Randsdorp 39.36 ESL
Mary Ann Nawarynski 57.04 ESL

13. Resolution to approve Sue Flicker, Summer Learning Program nurse. Stipend: Per diem hourly rate: $54.59, 48 hours; Account#20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title 1)

RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

14. Resolution to approve Terry Reed, Summer Learning Program secretary. Stipend: Per diem hourly rate: $22.63, 79 hours; Account#20-231-200-105-12-01 (NCLB Title 1)
15. Resolution to approve the following classroom assistants for the Summer Learning Program, July 9 through August 2, 2012. Stipend: Per diem hourly rate as indicated, 56 hours each; Account #20-231-200-105-12-01(NCLB Title 1)

Assistants
Greg Lick $39.36
Stephanie Paton 27.32

16. Resolution to approve the following substitute staff for the Summer Learning Program, Substitute rate of $80.00; Account #20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title 1)

Substitute
Cathy Clark

17. Resolution to approve the following staff for Ready for K Summer Program on August 13-23, 2012. Stipend: per diem hourly rate as indicated; up to 25 hours per teacher. Account#20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title 1)

Teachers
Cynthia McAnney $32.56
Pat Culkin 49.16
Mai Gruber 57.11
Stephanie D'Angelis 43.25

18. Resolution to approve the following staff for Ready for K Summer Program on August 13-23, 2012. Stipend: per diem hourly rate as indicated; up to 27 hours per assistant.
Account# 20-231-200-105-12-01(NCLB Title 1)

Assistants
Jerri Roesch $24.59
Candi Howley 24.74
Linda Crowe 25.85
Joanna Dembowski 25.36
Andrea Olley- Alternate 25.88

19. Resolution to approve Mary Beth Wegman, Ready for K nurse. Stipend: Per diem hourly rate: $46.28, up to 20 hours. Account#20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title 1)
20. Resolution to approve the following teachers for Kindergarten Screening on June 18-20, 2012 and August 1-2, 2012. Hourly Rate: $36.00 for June; $37.00 for July; up to 13 hours per teacher.

Teachers
Deborah Mellor AR Acct#11-110-100-101-15-SA
Mary Ann Nawarynski AR Acct#11-110-100-101-15-SA
Pat Culkin RE Acct#11-110-100-101-45-SA
Barbara Somers RE Acct#11-110-100-101-45-SA
Mai Gruber RO Acct#11-110-100-101-46-SA
Jose Diaz RO Acct#11-110-100-101-46-SA
David Werner SM Acct#11-110-100-101-48-SA
Holly DiLeo SM Acct#11-110-100-101-48-SA

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

1. Resolution to approve the following Drexel University fieldwork placement student for 20 hours of teacher education classroom observation during the Spring 2012 semester to end before June 11, 2012:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Kristin Riblet Carol Houck and Angela Cappelluti Smithville 4th

2. Resolution to approve the following Monmouth University school counseling internship for 300 hours during the Fall 2012 semester - September to mid-December:
Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Erin Evans Lindsey Zabelski Smithville Guidance counselor

3. Resolution to approve home instruction for Smithville student, F.S., regular education (due to illness), 10 hours per week from April 25, 2012 to June 12, 2012. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

4. Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for Smithville student, D.F., regular education (due to illness), 5 hours per week from May 7, 2012 to June 12, 2012.
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

5. Resolution to approve BH for home schooling effective May 4, 2012.

6. Resolution to approve 7th and 8th grade GTMS URSA students to attend an URSA achievement luncheon on May 23, 2012. (Paid by student activity account)

7. Resolution to approve the Summer Learning Program at Galloway Township Middle School from Monday, July 9, 2012 through August 2, 2012.

8. Resolution to approve Ready for K Summer Program at all district elementary schools from August 13, 2012 through August 23, 2012.

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E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolution for formal Board action, by the School Business Administrator, Timothy E. Kelley:

1. Resolution to ratify submission of Amendment 1 to the 2011/2012 IDEA Basic and IDEA Pre-School grants: Basic $974,210; Pre-School $ 53,176

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2. Resolution to certify and approve the submission of the Application of Funds to Support the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act for the purposes described in the application in the amount of $130,415.00 for the period beginning July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

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3. Resolution to award contract to Amerada Hess Corporation for the purchase of electricity through Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES) effective May 1, 2012 through May 2013. (Attachment E.1)

4. Resolution to approve contract with MXenergy, Inc. for the purchase of natural gas through Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES) effective June 1, 2012 through June 2014. (Attachment E.2)

5. Resolution to approve contract with Reliant Energy Northeast LLC for the purchase of electricity for street and private lighting through Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES) effective May 1, 2012 through June 2013. (Attachment E.3)

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6. Resolution to approve Southern Regional Institute & ETTC for the 2012/2013 school year in the amount of $11,339.25. Account #11-000-223-890-00-00

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7. Resolution to accept the completion of the second of two "Emergency Bus Evacuation Drills" for the 2011/2012 school year in accordance with the New Jersey Administrative Code NJAC 6A:27-11.2

8. Resolution to approve joint transportation agreement with Atlantic County Special Services. Account #11-000-279-515-00-00

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL NEW TYPE OF SCHOOL ROUTE NUMBER OF JOINER COST
ROUTE STUDENTS
x To/From Coastal COA3 1 $1,540.00

(SR 5/2/12 - 6/30/12)

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9. Resolution to approve GTMS student, S.R., interim placement at Coastal Learning Center, for 45 days at the cost of $10,820.70 ($240.46 per diem X 45 days) beginning May 1, 2012 until June 30, 2012. Acct. #11-000-100-566-00-02

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The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, at the regular meeting on May 21, 2012 by the School Business Administrator, Timothy E. Kelley, and the Finance Committee:
1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for April 31, 2012. (Attachments E.1and E.1a)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachments E.2)
Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.3)
Special Income Detail. (Attachments E.4)

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for April 2012 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)
3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for April 31, 2012. (Attachment E.6)
4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of April 31, 2012 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 April 31, 2012. (Attachment E.7)
6. Resolution to approve the May Bill List - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.8)
7. Resolution to approve the May transfers - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
(There are no items to review at this time.)

G. POLICY
The Superintendents recommends approval of the following policies:

1. Policy 5123.01 Title I School Specific Parental Involvement / Arthur Rann Elementary School (second reading) Entirely new policy (Attached to 4/23/12 agenda as Attachment G.1)

2. Policy 5123.02 Title I School Specific Parental Involvement / Reeds Road Elementary School (second reading) Entirely new policy (Attached to 4/23/12 agenda as Attachment G.2)

3. Policy 5123.03 Title I School Specific Parental Involvement / Roland Rogers Elementary School (second reading) Entirely new policy (Attached to 4/23/12 agenda as Attachment G.3)

4. Policy 5123.04 Title I School Specific Parental Involvement / Smithville Elementary School (second reading) Entirely new policy (Attached to 4/23/12 agenda as Attachment G.4)

5. Policy #4111 / 4211 Recruitment, Selection and Hiring (second reading) (State residency requirements updated / changes and additions indicated in red) (New Attachment G.5)

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H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

  • Sports Requests
  • PAL has requested the use of the Smithville and GTMS gymnasiums Monday through Thursday

beginning June 25, 2012 through August 3, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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I. NOTICE OF MEETINGS

  • May 21, 2012 Regular Meeting of the Board GTMS 7:00 P.M.
  • June 25, 2012 Workshop/Action/Regular Meeting GTMS 7:00 P.M.

J. SPECIAL EVENTS

  • June 2, 2012 Education Foundation 5K/1Mile Fun Run - Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • June 5, 2012 District Retirement Celebration The Carriage House 5:00 p.m.
  • June 12, 2012 GTMS Promotional Ceremonies: Team F - 4:00 p.m.
  • " Team H - 5:30 p.m.
  • " Team G - 7:00 p.m.
  • " Team E - 8:30 p.m.

Spring Concerts

  • May 15, 2012 Smithville Elementary School Chorus 7:00 p.m.
  • May 15, 2012 Arthur Rann Elementary School 7:00 p.m.
  • May 17, 2012 Roland Rogers EXPO and Concert EXPO at 5:30, Concert at 6:30 p.m.
  • May 22, 2012 Reeds Road Elementary School 7:00 p.m.
  • May 22, 2012 Smithville Elementary School Band Concert 7:00 p.m.
  • May 30, 2012 Galloway Township Middle School 7:00 p.m.

K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.

Activity: Inclusive Schools Climate Initiative
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Rainer Birkenstock 5/11/12 Travel: $53.01 11-000-223-580-16-01
(Administrative approval given prior to meeting.)

Activity: Public / Non-Public 930/1030
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Georgette Reeves 5/14/12 Travel: $16.74 11-000-251-592-00-00
(Administrative approval given prior to meeting.)

Activity: NJASA Spring Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D. 5/22/12 Registration: $249.00 11-000-230-580

Activity: Psychological Neurophysiological Effects of Anxiety Disorders
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Thomas Hand 6/7/12 Registration: $169.00 20-250-200-500-12-02
Travel: $5.00 parking

Activity: Delegate Assembly
Board Member Name Date Expenses Account
Robert Iannacone 5/19/12 Travel: $60.00 11-000-251-592-00-00

Activity: PLC Lab - School Training Using Formative Assessment
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Robin Moore, Ed.D. 5/29/12 Travel: $52.08 11-000-223-580-46-01
Mai Gruber " Travel: $52.08 "
Barbara Olson " Travel: $52.08 "

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Informational Items:
Activity: ISCI Team Meeting
Staff Name Date Expenses
Paula Junker 5/11/12 None
Christine Fuhs " "
(Administrative approval given prior to meeting.)

Activity: Curriculum Writing
Staff Name Date Expenses
David Fink 5/16/12 & 6/4/12 None

L. OLD BUSINESS

M. NEW BUSINESS

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • Student Matters - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
  • Potential litigation - Student Due Process Hearing; Transportation
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