September 26, 2011

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Letter to the Superintendent from Stephen Bonanni, Sr., Township Manager dated 8/30/11
    thanking the district for its help to the community during Hurricane Irene.

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Recognition of the following staff members who served at the evacuation and safe
    haven sites and/or otherwise provided services during Hurricane Irene:

Steve Bolli, Operations Manager
Harry Davis, Head Custodian, Galloway Township Middle School
Cathy Hilferty, Child Care Coordinator
Gary Kirschenmann, Senior Network Engineer
Sharon Kurtz, Principal, Galloway Township Middle School
Marilyn Moore, Supervisor of Testing, Guidance, Health Services and

Grants Management

Robin Moore, Ed.D., Principal, Roland Rogers Elementary School
Joe Palumbo, Classroom Assistant, Roland Rogers Elementary School
Diana Rodriguez, Food Services, Smithville Elementary School

Miguel Rodriguez, Head Custodian, Roland Rogers Elementary School
Allyn Snavely, Manager of Buildings, Grounds and Custodial Services
Larry Timberman, Night Foreman, Galloway Township Middle School
Joanna Westcott, Communications Officer
Daina Walters, Classroom Assistant, Pomona Pre-School

  1. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

  2. Student Enrollment Report as of September 7, 2011 (Attachment B.2)

  3. Out of school suspensions for the month of September, 2011
    (will be available at the meeting on October 17, 2011)

  4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report (Attachment B.3)

  5. December Facilities Referendum - Update and Discussion

  1. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to accept the letter of intent to retire from Diane Morgenweck, food service
    worker, with regret, effective January 1, 2012. Mrs. Morgenweck has been with the Galloway
    Township Schools for twenty years and her dedication and commitment to students and
    staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

  1. Resolution to approve Paula Junker as Assistant Principal at Galloway Township Middle
    School for the 2011-2012 school year effective September 6, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
    Salary: $85,000 (pro-rated); Account #11-000-240-103-16-SA
    (replacement position)

  2. Resolution to approve Deborah A. Kita as a special education resource teacher at Roland
    Rogers Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective September 1, 2011
    through February 3, 2012. Salary: Step 2 - 9/1/11 to 12/31/11 - $45,525 (pro-rated);
    Step 3 - 1/1/12 to 2/3/12 - $45,925 (pro-rated); Degree: BA+15; Step: 2 / 3;
    Account #11-213-100-101-46-SA (maternity leave replacement)

  3. Resolution to approve Natalie Balshem as a full-time intervention teacher at Arthur Rann
    Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective September 1, 2011 through
    June 30, 2012. Salary: Step 2 - 9/1/11 to 12/31/11- $44,400;
    Step 3 - 1/1/12 to 6/30/12- $44,800; Degree: BA; Step: 2 / 3;
    Account #11-230-100-101-15-SA (replacement position)

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

  1. Resolution to approve the following part-time food service worker(s) for the 2011-2012
    school year effective September 27, 2011 through June 30, 2012, 3 hours per day, five
    days per week at Galloway Township Middle School.
    Salary: $11.00 per hour; Account #60-910-310-100-00-SA (new position)

Patricia Morgenweck

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute food service workers
    for the 2011-2012 school year effective September 27, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
    Salary: $7.50 per hour; Account #60-910-310-100-00-SB-SA

Patricia Akerlind
Karen Jones
Diane Morgenweck
Virginia Anne Stadler

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute secretaries for the 2011-2012
    school year effective September 27, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
    Salary: $9.35 per hour; Account #11-000-240-105-SB-SA

Madeline Vargas
Mary Ann Bustard

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute custodian(s) for the 2011-2012
    school year effective September 27, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $9.00 per hour; Account #11-000-262-110-SB-SA

James Spollen
Patricia Akerlind

  1. Resolution to approve the increase in hours for Beth Massey, district courier,
    from 22.5 hours to 26.5 hours per week, 191 days per year for the 2011-2012 school
    year. Salary: 9/26/11-11/30/11 - $11,054.32 (pro-rated); 12/ 1/11 - 6/30/12 - $11,297.27
    (pro-rated); Accounts #60-910-310-100-00-SA; #11-000-262-110-00-SA

  2. Resolution to designate the NCLB federal grant as the funding source for the salaries of the
    following teachers previously approved by the Board of Education:

Teacher Subgrant Account
Kristen Garbutt Title I 20-231-100-100-12-01
Lisa Kapij Title I 20-231-100-100-12-01
Karen Pernice Title I 20-231-100-100-12-01
Theresa Moe Title I 20-231-100-100-12-01
Christa Atkins Title I and Title IIA 20-231-100-100-12-01
20-270-100-100-12-01
Barbara Somers Title III 20-241-100-100-12-01
  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2011-12 school year
    effective September 27, 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

Cara Clemens Certified $80.00 per day
Marilyn Goos Certified $80.00 per day
Amanda Hagen Certified $80.00 per day
Elizabeth Simpson Certified $80.00 per day
Bonnie Wolf Certified $80.00 per day
Latifa Brown Non-certified $75.00 per day
Marlene Crump Non-certified $75.00 per day
Harley Halpern Non-certified $75.00 per day
Leslie Kayes Non-certified $75.00 per day
Ashley Kirschmann Non-certified $75.00 per day
Britany LaPorte Non-certified $75.00 per day
Christine Padovani Non-certified $75.00 per day
Marisa Reca Non-certified $75.00 per day
Todd Reitzel Non-certified $75.00 per day
John Thomas White Non-certified $75.00 per day

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

  1. Resolution to approve Terri Matise, classroom assistant at Reeds Road School
    as the district braille transcriber for the 2011-2012 school year effective September 27, 2011
    through June 30, 2012. Stipend: $5,500 per year (pro-rated)
    Account #11-000-217-101-45-SA

  2. Resolution to approve Patti Yamaguchi for 7th grade orientation.
    Stipend: $36 / hour; 3.25 hours; Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA

  3. Resolution to approve the following teachers for in-class resource /co-teaching partnership training. Stipend: $26 / hour except where otherwise noted, not to exceed 3 hours per person;
    Account #11-000-223-101-00-SA

Gloria Brooks Mary Lou Cawley
Rose Farquharson Lisa Gradziel
Sheila James Deborah Kita
Greg Lick Laura Martin
Stephanie Milliken Nicole Polisano
Pat Mankow-Demidio Stephanie Pross
Kristy Rizzo Brooke Rose

Chris Fuhs - Presenter - $55.53 / per hour
Rainer Birkenstock - Presenter - $36.00 / per hour

  1. Resolution to approve the following staff members to work on the Multi-Disciplinary
    Assistance Team (MAT) for the 2011-2012 school year - Stipend: $1900:
    Roland Rogers Elementary School - Account #11-120-100-101-46-SA

Jose Diaz

Reeds Road Elementary School - Account #11-120-100-101-45-SA

Greg Lick

Galloway Township Middle School - Accounts #11-130-100-101-16-SA;
#11-000-218-104-00-S

Madeline Stapleton Patricia Stewart
Barbara Rodilosso Jeanine Wiener
Cyndy Legowski Michael Stewart
Regina Pruna Jan Manganiello
  1. Resolution to approve Patrice Torres, teacher, to transfer from Arthur Rann Elementary
    School to Galloway Township Middle School for the 2011-2012 school year.

  2. Resolution to approve the off-shift and weekend hours of Steve Bolli, Operations Manager, to perform energy conservation facility surveys and tours, hours not to exceed 180 for the school year. Salary: $32.31 / per hour; Account #11-000-261-110-000-SA

  3. Resolution to approve the following Galloway Township Middle School
    Team Leaders for the 2011-2012 school year. Stipend: $1900;
    Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA

Carol deRuyter Regina Pruna
Jeff Morris Kevin Krumaker
Donna Fulmer
  1. Resolution to approve the following adjustments to the Galloway Township Middle
    School supplemental positions for the 2011-2012 school year:

Crime Stoppers Stipend: $33.00 / per hour; Account #11-401-100-101-16-SA
Nicole Naylor 22.5 hours
Brittany Bank 22.5 hours
Boys Basketball Stipend: $33.00 / per hour; Accounts #11-402-100-101-16-SA and
Kevin Throckmorton 30.00 hours #11-402-100-101-ED-SA
Tom Kivlin 30.00 hours
Indoor Hockey Stipend: $33.00 / per hour; Accounts #11-402-100-101-16-SA and
David Martin 20.00 hours #11-402-100-101-ED-SA
Art Club Stipend: $33.00 / per hour; Accounts #11-402-100-101-16-SA and
Sue Irland 30.00 hours #11-402-100-101-ED-SA
  1. Resolution to approve the following staff members for professional development training
    for the 2011-2012 school year:
    Foss Science K-3 Training - Stipend: $26.00 per hour; Account #11-000-223-104-SA

Kerrie Benitez Julianne Massagli
Dawn Burton Cynthia McAnney
Regina Duricek Katie McAvey
Denise Dunn Deborah Mellor
Allison Gandolfi Nicole Polisano
Tracey Hochstrasser Kim Schaffer
Edward Zimmerman

Touch Math K-3 Training - Stipend: $26.00 per hour; Account #20-270-100-100-11-SA
(NCLB Title IIA)

Pam Bruckler Fackler Patti Lesage
Linda Buondonno Nicole Polisano
Regina Duricek Regina Silver
Denise Dunn Kimberly Schaffer
Allison Gandolfi Carly Somers
Kim Gollub Jennifer Turner
Lynn Latham

iPad Training - Stipend: $26.00 per hour; Account #11-000-223-104-00-SA

Allison Gandolfi Brenda Rivera

Library Curriculum - Stipend: $36.00 per hour; Account #11-000-223-104-00-SA

Rosemary Hansberry

LAL Grades 4-8 Training - Stipend: $26.00 per hour; Accounts #11-000-223-104-00-SA
and #20-270-100-100-11-SA (NCLB Title IIA)

Cinde Ambrose Matt Kraybill Erin Fitzpatrick
Christa Atkins Kevin Lightcap Jill Fernandez
Brittany Bank Theresa Moe Chris Fuhs
Linda Buck Celia Orlowski Kristin Garbutt
Andrea Dare Nicole Polisano Kelly Shenk
Denise Dunn Jeanne Rethy Heather Silver
Rose Farquharson Brenda Rivera Carly Somers
Cynthia Fedo Jenny Schaab Christina Stamelos
Donna Ferrara Kim Schaffer Michael Stewart
  1. Resolution to approve the following URSA teachers for the 7thand 8th grade URSA Tutoring Program. Total not to exceed 30 hours; Stipend: $36.00 per hour;
    Account #11-130-100-101-16-SA

Jeffrey Morris
Kass Piotrowski

  1. Resolution to approve the following Child Study Team members to conduct 192-193 non-public evaluations at a rate of $350 per evaluation on an as needed basis: Account #20-507-100-101-00-SA (Chapter 193)

Psychologists Social Worker LLD
Stephanie Kunicki Edie Wagner Robbyn Scott
Penny Reilly Michele Vansickle Peg Douglas
Sharie Peters Karen Galle
Nicole Neville
  1. Resolution to approve the following Child Study Team members to provide case
    management for non-public and out-of-district students beginning September 7, 2011 through June 30, 2012 as follows:

    Joanne Popeson - $55.31 per hour (9/1/11 - 12/31/11) and $56.41 per hour (1/1/12-6/30/12);
    Account #20-250-100-100-12-SA (IDEA/non-public)

    Rachel Regina - $35.01 per hour (9/1/11 - 12/31/11) and $35.38 per hour (1/1/12 - 6/30/12);
    Account #20-250-100-100-12-SA (IDEA)

    Joseph Conte - $37.46 per hour (9/1/11 - 12/31/11) and $39.03 per hour (1/1/12 - 6/30/12);
    Account #20-250-100-100-12-SA (IDEA)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

Informational Item

On the August 15, 2011 agenda, the salary for Theresa Moe, part-time intervention teacher at
Roland Rogers School for the 2011-2012 school year, was not correct. The following is the
correct salary: $29,334.80 - Step 1, 9/1/11 to 12/31/11; $29,614.80 - Step 2, 1/1/12 to 6/30/12;
Degree: BA; Step: 1 / 2; 26-l/2 hours per week. (new position)

  1. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Presentation: Smithville 6th Grade Pilot Program: Gender-Based Classrooms
Dr. Kathie Hathaway, Principal and Mr. Jamie Gillespie, Assistant Principal

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to approve the following Atlantic Cape Community College field placements
    for Fall 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Jessica Fuchs Heather Suckiel Pomona PreK
Henyi Rivera Regina Silver Smithville 2
Lila Schoff-Kramer Donna Ferraro Smithville 4
Dominique Pellecchia Mai Gruber Roland Rogers K
Rosemarie Ross Kristen Swanson Pomona K
  1. Resolution to approve the following Stockton fieldwork placements for Fall 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Allison Wojtaszek Ginny Bisignaro Arthur Rann 5
Erica Fowler Jan Manganiello GTMS 8 - Math
  1. Resolution to approve the following Monmouth University social worker intern for the
    2011-2012 school year:

Student Cooperating Social Worker School
Kelly Richman Wentz Joe Conte Roland Rogers
  1. Resolution to approve home schooling for the following student during the
    2011-12 school year in accordance with Board Policy #6172.00: Alternative
    Education Programs:

Student Grade
EO 6 AM 5
  1. Resolution to approve sixteen 8thgrade GTMS students to volunteer at the Food Bank Thrift
    Shop at Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township after school on the following Fridays:

November 18, 2011 December 9, 2011 January 13, 2012
February 10, 2012 March 9, 2012 April 13, 2012
May 11, 2012

(Teachers transport with parental permission)

  1. Resolution to approve home instruction for Smithville student, D.F., regular education
    5 hours per week starting September 7, 2011 to November 6, 2011 (due to illness).

  1. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

(Continued)

  1. Resolution to approve home instruction for Smithville student, G.G., regular education
    5 hours per week starting September 26, 2011 to November 26, 2011 (due to illness).

  2. Resolution to approve home instruction for Arthur Rann student, J.D., special education
    10 hours per week starting September 7, 2011 to September 30, 2011 (due to illness).

  3. Resolution to approve home instruction for Arthur Rann student, D.R., special education
    10 hours per week starting September 7, 2011 to November 7, 2011 (due to illness).

  4. Resolution to approve home instruction for Pomona student, I.S., special education
    10 hours per week starting September 7, 2011 to November 1, 2011 (due to illness).

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

Informational Item:
Resolution to approve the following Capella University Clinical Practice placement for Winter 2011:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Samuel Penza Heather Suckiel Pomona Pre-school

(This resolution was originally approved on June 27, 2011 for the Fall Semester.)

  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:

  1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:
    Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for August, 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)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for August 2011 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)

  2. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for August 2011. (Attachment E.6)

  3. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of
    August 31, 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.

  4. Resolution to approve the Secretary's and Treasurer's Report for the month(s) of August 31, 2011. (Attachment E.7)

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

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

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

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution to approve Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C. fee proposal for referendum professional services as described below:
    Preparation of capital projects planning worksheet/drawings and other supporting $ 5,700.00
    Information, not inclusive of educational schematic submission

    Completion of referendum project applications to the NJ Department of Education $ 10,500.00

    Assistance with pre-referendum activities including public presentation $ 2,300.00

    Total cost: $ 18,500.00

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

  1. Resolution to approve submission of the FY2012 NCLB Consolidated Sub grant as follows:

Title I $450,475
Title II Part A $ 79,151
Title III $ 40,650
Total Allocation $570,276

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution to approve the shared services agreement between Galloway Township School District Board of Education and the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education beginning September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, at a monthly cost of $4,877.51 for a total of $48,775.10, to provide specialized education services for a visually impaired student. GEHR pays Galloway Township Public School District. (This is revenue for the district.)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution authoring the award of Non-Fair and Open Contracts:

    WHEREAS, the Galloway Township Board of Education has a need to acquire communication services, as a non-fair and open contract pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 or 20.5 as appropriate; and,
    WHEREAS, the purchasing agent, Vickie L. Tomasco, has determined and certified in writing that the value of the acquisition will exceed $17,500; and,

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

WHEREAS, the anticipated term of this contract isfor the2011- 2012 school yearsand maybe extended by the Galloway Township Board of Education as approved;

WHEREAS, the following businesses as listed below have completed and submitted a Business Entity Disclosure Certification which certifies that businesses listed below have not made any reportable contributions to a political or candidate committee in the previous one year, and that the contract will prohibit the businesses as listed below from making any reportable contributions through the term of the contract, and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Galloway Township Board of Education in the Township of Galloway authorizes the School Business Administrator to enter into a contract with the businesses as listed below as described herein; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Business Disclosure Entity Certification and the Determination of Value be placed on file with this resolution.

Vendors
White Harris

  1. Resolution to approve the following transportation with Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District for the 2011-2012 school year.

(All routes 180 days unless marked)

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL

NEW

CONTRACT

TYPE OF ROUTE

SCHOOL

ROUTE

PER ANNUM

xx

CM10A

Joiner

Port Republic

$ 3,147.44

(4 Choice Students)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

(continued)

  1. Resolution to approve Bayada Nurses for K.C. for the 2011-2012 school year at a cost of
    $45.00 per hour for LPN services and $55.00 per hour for RN services, 3-hour minimum will be billed for each morning and afternoon transport, beginning September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 for bus transportation to and from school. Acct. # 11-000-216-320-00-02

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution to approve the following out-of -district placements for
    the 2011-2012 school year beginning September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
    Account #11-000-100-565-00-02:

    Atlantic County Special Services
    Multiply Disabled in the amount of $34,200 per student per year
    Total cost: $752,400.00
    MA,*TBL,DC,MC,AD,AD,ND,AE,GE,CF,MG,SJ,RK,PP,JP,TP,AR,JR,SR,JT,JW,JW

    * cost of LPN on bus for TBL is $75 per day for 2011-2012
    Total Cost: 188 days X $75.00 = $14,100

    Pre School Disabled in the amount of $33,120 per student per year
    Total cost: $66,240.00
    MC, MC

    Autistic in the amount of $40,140 per student per year
    Total cost: $280,980.00
    MC,AC,DC,DC,MC,TH,NW

    1:1 Student Aides in the amount of $34,500 per student per year
    Total cost: $138,000.00
    GE, MC,TP, ND

Gloucester County Special Services

LJ $33,300
1:1 student aide $34,650 (out of county surcharge $3,000)
  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

    (continued)

    Account #11-000-100-566-00-02:
    Coastal Learning Center is $45,206.48 per student per year
    AK

    Y.A.L.E. School Inc. is $43,603.20 per student per year
    ZG

    Y.A.L.E. School Inc. is $50,870.40 per student per year
    RM

    Y.A.L.E. School Atlantic Inc. is $50,661.00 per student per year
    PB, JT
    Total cost: $101,322

  1. Resolution to approve AK to attend Coastal Learning Center beginning July 5, 2011 through June 30, 2012, at a per diem rate of $240.46 X 218 days for a total cost of $52,420.28. (Will be reimbursed by Department of Children & Family Office of Education.)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Resolution to approve Voorhees Pediatric Rehabilitation Services beginning September 27, 2011 through June 30, 2012, on an as needed basis for the following amounts:

    Account #11-000-219-390-00-02

    Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy @ $325 per evaluation
    Psychological Evaluation @ $500 per evaluation
    Augmentative Communication Evaluation @ $750 per evaluation
    Treatment: School/Home Location @ $95 per session

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. 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 #5, from Martell Construction Company, general construction at the Reeds Road Elementary School gymnasium addition for a total increase of $468.66, labor and material to install recessed lights in two display cases in the lobby. Original contract was for $1,424,500.00 and the revised amount is $1,447,212.40. (Attachment F.1)

  2. Resolution to approve Change Order #6, from Martell Construction Company, general construction at the Reeds Road Elementary School gymnasium addition for a total decrease of $2,802.00, for not supplying the scoreboard, due to the generosity of the PAL organization. Original contract was for $1,424,500.00 and the revised amount is $1,444,410.40. (Attachment F.2)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

Discussion Item:

  • Update for previous job conference meetings for the new roof and the gymnasium addition at the Reeds Road Elementary School

  1. POLICY

Resolution to approve the following policies

  1. Intramural Competition: Interscholastic Competition Policy #6145.1 / 6145.2
    (Completely new policy) (first reading) (Attachment G.1)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Physical Education and Health Policy #6142.4
    (Completely new policy) (first reading) (Attachment G.2)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Transportation Routes and Services Policy #3541.10
    (Change is highlighted) (first reading) (Attachment G.3)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. POLICY

  1. Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Policy #4211
    (Re-wrote Paragraph 2)
    (first reading) (Attachment G.4)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. Substitute Teachers Policy #4121
    (Deleted last paragraph regarding temporary appointment)
    (first reading) (Attachment G.5)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

v Scout Requests

  1. Girl Scout Troop #12451 has requested the use of the Arthur Rann cafeteria every other Wednesday beginning September 28, 2011 through June 13, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    for their meetings.

  2. Girl Scout Troop #12556 has requested the use of the Roland Rogers cafeteria the first and third Mondays of the month beginning October 3, 2011 through May 21, 2012 from 6:15 p.m. to
    7:30 p.m. for their meetings.

v Sports Requests

  1. The Four Seasons at Smithville has requested the use of the Smithville gymnasium for the following:
    Ø Basketball: Wednesdays beginning September 14, 2011 through May 30, 2012 from
    3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    Ø Volleyball: Monday and Thursdays beginning September 12, 2011 through May 31, 2012 from *4:45 p.m. to *6:15 p.m.

    *December, 2011 times will change to 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

    (Administrative approval was granted to begin on September 12, 2011)

  2. Galloway Township Community Services has requested the use of the district's soccer,
    baseball, and softball fields at GTMS, Arthur Rann and Smithville throughout the week beginning Wednesday August 24, 2011 through Friday, November 18, 2011 when school is not in session or being used for school games.
    (Administrative approval was granted to begin on August 24, 2011)

  3. Mainland Baptist Church has requested the use of the GTMS gymnasium on September 28,
    2011, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 and November 2, 9, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for
    youth group games andactivities.

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(continued)

  1. PAL has requested the use of the Roland Rogers gymnasium on Monday, October 17, 2011 and
    Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and the GTMS gymnasium on Tuesday,
    October 18, 2011 and Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for basketball tryouts.

  2. Atlantic Cape Wildcats basketball team has requested the use of the Roland Rogers gymnasium
    on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning October 4, 2011 through November 22, 2011 from
    6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for practice.

  3. Atlantic United Soccer has requested the use of the GTMS gymnasium on Tuesday evenings
    beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2011 through Tuesday November 29, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to
    7:30 p.m. and the Arthur Rann gymnasium from December 6, 2011 through February 28, 2012
    from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for soccer training.

  4. GTAA Cheerleaders have requested the use of the Reeds Road cafeteria Monday through
    Thursday beginning Tuesday, September 27, 2011 through November 17, 2011 from
    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for practice.

    -PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. NOTICE OF MEETINGS

October 17, 2011 Workshop/Action/Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m.
  1. SPECIAL EVENTS

September 27, 2011 Pomona Pre-School Back to School Night 7:00 p.m.
October 6, 2011 Galloway Township Middle School
Back to School Night 6:45 p.m.

SCHOOL BOARD TRAINING

  1. Resolution to approve the following training:

Activity: 2011 Annual NJSBA Workshop, Atlantic City, NJ

Board Member Name Date Expenses Account
Suzette Cordero 10/24-26, 2011 Group Registration:
Beverly Evensen $750.00 11-000-230-585-00-00
Rosemary Hollway (superintendent
Ernest Huggard and business administrator
Robert Iannacone included in this fee)
Eileen Kasunich
John Knorr
George Schwenger
  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Activity: NJ DOE Alternate Proficiency Assessment training

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Tom Hand Sept. 19, 2011 Travel: $38.00 11-000-217-580-00-02
Kevin McGloin (per driver)
Edie Wagner
Peggy Douglas
Robbyn Scott

(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting.)

Activity: DOE Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Marilyn Moore Sept. 20, 2011 Travel: $35.00 11-000-218-580-00-02

(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)

  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Activity: Hot Topics in NJ Special Education Administration & Compliance

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Tom Hand Sept. 23, 2011 Travel: $60.00 11-000-219-580-00-02

(Administrative approval granted prior to board meeting)

Activity: Art Educators NJ Fall Conference 2011

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Jamie Sarraiocco Oct. 3, 2011 Registration: $110.00(each) 11-000-223-580-16
Travel: $64.71
Cyndy Verderber 11-000-223-580-48
(Mrs. Sarraiocco and Mrs. Verderber are presenting at the conference.)

Activity: Working Together to Promote Healthy Schools

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Angela McDonough Oct. 13, 2011 Travel: $76.05 20-088-100-580-16-00
Sharon Kurtz

Activity: School Leader Training in School Law, Ethics, and Government

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Carl Dolente Oct. 15, 2011 ETTC hours
Paula Junker Nov. 16, 2011 Travel: $24.80-CD 11-000-230-580-00-00
Dec. 14, 2011 ($6.20 per day)
Jan. 11, 2012

Activity: NJ School Public Relations Association 2011 Workshop Series

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Joanna Westcott Oct. 12, 2011 Registration: $295.00 11-000-251-890-00-00
Dec. 15, 2011 (includes membership)
Feb. 8, 2012 Travel: $208.32 11-000-230-580-00-00
May 10, 2012

Activity: Technical Assistance for New Schools in Need of Improvement (SINI)

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Annette C. Giaquinto. Ed. D. Oct. 20, 2011
Kathie Hathaway, Ed.D. Travel: $45.00 11-000-230-580-00-00

Activity: Strategies for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Lauren Novasack Oct. 20, 2011 Travel: $47.54 11-000-223-580-45-01
Meghan Bruscato
  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Activity: National Council Teachers of Mathematics

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Betty Napoli Oct. 20 & 21, 2011 Registration: $180.00(early) 11-000-223-580-00-01
Carol deRuyter Travel: $8.06 (per driver)
Darlene Gilly
Mark Bisignaro Oct. 21, 2011 Registration: $217.00
Barbara Olson (non-member cost)
Alicia Fornal Registration: $181.00 (member one day)

Activity: Inclusive Schools Climate Initiative Fall 2011 Kick off Meeting

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Rainer Birkenstock Oct. 21, 2011 Travel: $52.95 (per driver) Grant Fund Account
Patricia Palumbo to be determined
Ashley Mygrant
Angela McDonough
Penny Reilly
Paula Junker
Sharon Kurtz

Activity: Garden State Council/Society for Human Resource Management Conference

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Jim Bruffy Oct. 24 & 25, 2011 Registration: $350.00 11-000-230-580-00-00
Travel: $20.00

Activity: 2011 Annual NJSBA Workshop, Atlantic City, NJ

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D. (Part of the group 11-000-230-580-00-00
Timothy E. Kelley Oct. 24-26, 2011 registration fee of
$750.00 noted above
with the board of education)

Activity: An Introduction to Teasing & Bullying

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  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Informational Items:

Activity: Grant Partnership Meeting

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Carl Dolente Oct. 26, 2011 Travel: $70.72 11-000-230-580-00-00
Paula Junker (each)
Staff Name Date Expenses
Angela McDonough Sept. 22, 2011 No Cost

Activity: Verification for Free/Reduced Lunch Applications

Staff Name Date Expenses
Robbin Remster Sept. 23, 2011 No cost

Activity: Garden State Co-Op Meeting

Staff Name Date Expenses
Robbin Remster Oct. 4, 2011 No cost

Activity: South Jersey Band and Orchestra Directors Association Fall Meeting

Staff Name Date Expenses
Ben Fong Oct. 12, 2011 No cost
(Mr. Fong is serving as President of SJBODA this year.)

Activity: Association of Community College Trustees Annual Conference

Staff Name Date Expenses
David Evans Oct. 12-15, 2011 No cost

Activity: NJPSA/FEA Fall Conference

Staff Name Date Expenses
Robin Moore Oct. 13 & 14, 2011 No Cost
(Dr. Moore is presenting at the conference.)
  1. OLD BUSINESS

  1. NEW BUSINESS

  1. Resolution to approve the contract of Timothy E. Kelley, School Business Administrator
    Board Secretary with a starting salary of $107,500 (pro-rated) effective November 15, 2011
    through June 30, 2012. (A copy of the contract will be available at the Board meeting
    and is also available in the district office.)

    -PUBLIC COMMENT-

  2. Resolution to add an additional Board meeting on November 14, 2011.

    -PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Parent Meeting - Policy
  2. Student matters - HIB
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