Regular Meeting November 19, 2018

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS
1. Letter from Stacey R. Culleny, Stockton University School of Education Instructor, thanking the district for hosting a tour of Roland Rogers Elementary School and GTMS to visitors from National Chiayi University in Taiwan.

B. PRESENTATIONS
1. Introduction of Olivia Vanelli, GTMS Student Council President
2. School Safety and Security Survey Results - presented by Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed. D., Superintendent

C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
1. Attorney's Report - Amy Houck Elco, Esq.
2. Out of School Suspension Report for October 2018 (Attachment C.1)
3. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the period of October 11, 2018 through November 14,2018 (Attachment C.2)

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to approve the GTMS 2018 - 2019 Basketball and Wrestling Sports Schedules (Attachment 0.1)

2. Resolution to approve the 5th and 6th grade Smithville Elementary School Chorus to travel to the Lite Rock 96.9 FM studio in Northfield, NJ to perform for radio broadcasting on November 29, 2018; Transportation costs: $348.75; Account #11-000-270-512-048-00

3. Resolution to approve the following Stockton University Clinical Practice Placements for the Spring 2019 Semester:

Student: Cooperating Teacher: School/Grade:
Matthew McNab Tracey Hochstrasser Arthur Rann/3
Lauren Moran Allison Marcello Smithville/2
Dayna Sarcona Denise Dunn Smithville/2
Casey Grudko Dawn Mollenkopf Reeds/1

4. Resolution to approve the following Stockton University Occupational Therapy for Clinical Experience for the Spring 2019 Semester:

Students: Cooperating OT Schools/Grades
Madeline Brownsey Jessica Senn Roland & Reeds/Various
Alexandra Negri Heather Samuelson Pomona & GTMS/Various

5. Resolution to approve Home Instruction for the following students:

Student ID School
907282 Roland Rogers 2 hrs. per day after 3 consecutive absences beginning 11/1/18
909845 GTMS 2 hrs. per day beginning 11/1/18 thru 11/30/18
908115 Smithville 2 hrs. per day beginning 10/22/18 pending re-evaluation
914628 GTMS 1 hr. for 5 day suspensions

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for the formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator, and the Finance Committee:
. Update on Finance Committee meeting given by Chairperson John Knorr

1 Resolution to accept the following food service reports:
Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for September and October 2018 (Attachment E.1, E1a)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachment E.2, E.2a)
Breakfast and Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachment E.3, E.3a)
Special Income Detail (Attachment E.4, E.4a)

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for September and October 2018 in accordance with Policy #3290 (Attachment E.5, E.5a)

3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for September 30, 2018 and October 31, 2018 (Attachment E.6, E.6a)

4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.1 0(c)4, the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of September 30, 2018 and October 31, 2018 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. 6A:23A-16.1 O(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 Cash and Secretary's Report for the month of September 30,2018 and October 31,2018 (Attachment E.7, E.7a)

6. Resolution to approve the November 2018 Bills List in the amount of $1,991,081.92 (Attachment E.8)

7. Resolution to approve the September 30, 2018 transfers for the 2018-2019 BUdget (Attachment E.9)

8. Resolution to accept and approve submittal of the revised FY 2019 IDEA Consolidated Subgrants as follows:
FY 2019 Award
FY 2018 Carryover
Total
IDEA Part B
$912,261
18,938
$931,199
IDEA Preschool
$39,129
627
$39,756

Contracts. Agreements. and Other:
9. Resolution to approve On-Tech Consulting, Inc, to represent the Galloway Township Board of Education in all phases of the E-Rate application and reimbursement process for the 2019-2020 school year.

10. Resolution to approve the 2018-2019 Nursing Services Plan (A copy will be available at the BOE meeting and at the district office)

Special Education:
11. Resolution to approve the following out of district placement for the 2018-2019 school year at a prorated cost beginning November 13, 2018 through June 30, 2019:
Account# 11-000-100-565-000-02
Atlantic County Special Services School District
Preschool Disabled: $39,240.00
913009
Personal Aide: $42,740.00
913009

12. Resolution to approve Archway Programs to provide contracted PIT Evaluation for an out of district student on an as needed basis for the 2018-2019 school year at a cost of $400.00 per evaluation. Account# 11-000-216-320-0XX-02

Transportation:
13. Resolution to accept the completion of the first two "Emergency Bus Evacuation Drills" for the 2018-2019 school year in accordance with the New Jersey Administrative Code NJAC:6A:27-11.2

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for the formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator:
1. Resolution to approve the following school configuration changes for the 2018-2019 school year:
School Change New Configuration
Arthur Rann Elementary Added PreK PK-6
Roland Rogers Elementary Added PreK PK-6
Smithville Elementary Removed PreK K-6
(Note: These changes were completed in the DOE CDS System in March 2018.)

2. Resolution to approve Change Order #1 for an increase of $2,071.90 for alterations and electrical upgrades at Arthur Rann and Reeds Road Elementary Schools for DEC Electrical Contractors, Inc. The original contract was for $322,900.00 with an additional increase of $2,071.90 for a revised contract amount of $329,962.33. (Attachment F.1)

3. Resolution to approve Change Order #2 for an increase of $1,419.47 for ATC systems and HVAC controls replacement at Arthur Rann Elementary School, Smithville Elementary School and Pomona Preschool for Peterson Service Company, Inc. The original contract was for $480,770.00 with an initial decrease to $478,640.36 plus an additional increase of $1,419.47 for a revised contract amount of $480,059.83. (Attachment F.2)

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Galloway PAL Volleyball requests the use of the gym at GTMS on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning December 3, 2018 through March 27, 2019, 5:30 pm 9:30 pm. (gym time is shared with East Coast Crush volleyball; coaches create schedule)

2. Atlantic United Galloway Girls Traveling Soccer requests the use of the gym at Smithville Elementary School for practice on Saturday afternoons beginning January 12, 2019 through February 23, 2019. (times TBD after the Saturday PAL game schedule is proVided)

3. Atlantic United Galloway Girls Traveling Soccer requests the use of the gym at Smithville Elementary School for practice on Tuesday and Friday evenings beginning March 5, 2019 through March 29, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

H. PERSONNEL
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Lori Horn, teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School, effective June 30, 2019. Mrs. Horn has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 26 years and her 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 Catherine Beshara, classroom assistant at Pomona Preschool, effective February 1, 2019. Mrs. Beshara has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 25 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

3. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Gillian May-Eyde, classroom assistant at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective December 31, 2018. Mrs. May-Eyde has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 10 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

4. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Diane Szott, teacher at Galloway Township Middle School, as follows:
11/1/2018 - 11/6/2018 - with pay, with benefits
11/6/2018 - 12/10/2018 - without pay, with benefits
Returning - 12/11/2018

5. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Samantha DeVito, classroom assistant at Reeds Road Elementary School, as follows:
2/11/2019 - 2/22 /2019 - with pay, with benefits
2/25/2019 - 5/17 /2019 - without pay, with benefits
Returning - 5/20/2019

6. Resolution to approve Randi Guidos as a full-time 4th grade teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective November 26, 2018 through March 4, 2019. Salary: Step 1: $49,501.00; (prorated) Degree: SA; Account #11-213-100-101-045-SA (leave position)

7. Resolution to approve Holly Slusarz as a full-time intervention teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective November 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Salary: Step 6: $51,125.00; (prorated) Degree: SA; Account #11-230-100-101-045-SA (leave position)

8. Resolution to approve Courtney Tuers as a full-time educational interpreter at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective November 14, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Salary: Step 1: $36,544.00; (prorated) Degree: BA; Account #11-207-100-1 01-015-SA (position change)

9. Resolution to approve the transfer of Anita Struble, ESL teacher, from Reeds Road Elementary School to Smithville Elementary School effective November 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Account #11-240-100-101-048-SA

10. Resolution to approve Richard Harris as a full-time head custodian at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year effective December 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Salary: $46,000.00 (prorated); Account #11-000-262-11 0-015-SA (replacement position)

11. Resolution to approve the substitute teacher pay rate increase from $85.00 to $100.00 per day for non certified; $95.00 to $110.00 per day for certified, effective December 1, 2018.

12. Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher for the 2018-2019 school year, effective November 20, 2018 through June 30, 2019 pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation; Certified Rate: $95.00 per day through November 30, 2018; $110.00 per day beginning December 1, 2018; Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-0XX-SB; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-1 01-0XX-SB; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-0XX-SB: Ian Anderson - Certified

13. Resolution to approve the following substitute secretaries for the 2018-2019 school year, effective November 20, 2018 through June 30, 2019, pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation; Salary $10.00 per hour, Account #11-000-240-1 05-0XX-SB: Jean Hiltner, Valerie Kozlowski

14. Resolution to approve the following substitute custodial worker for the 2018-2019 school year effective November 20, 2018 through June 30, 2019; pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation; Salary: $12.00 per hour; Account #11-000-262-1 00-000-S8: Samantha Webb

SUPPLEMENTAL
1. Resolution to approve the following Roland Rogers School Team Leader for the 2018 2019 school year effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; Stipend $2,050.00 for school year; Account #11-130-1 00-1 01-046-SA: Teacher - Ryan Flick

2. Resolution to approve the following staff members for the Smithville Elementary School Math/STEAM Family Activity Night, not to exceed 2 hours per person; Teacher Stipend: $38.00 per hour; Classroom Assistant Stipend; $25.00 per hour; Account # 20-231-200-100-048-SA (Title I)
Teachers:
Dawn Lewis
Janessa DiOrio
Kim Schaffer
Tracy Spoto-Picucci
Rich Garbutt
Alysa Gatta
Jamie Sarraiocco
Fawn Ireland
Alison Marcello
Mary Anne Nigro
Amy Gill
Nicole Travea
Becky Elia

3. Resolution to approve lIisa Goldberg for co-curricular activities per IEP for student #907353 at the rate of $36.50 per hour; effective September 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2019. Account # 20-250-1 00~016-SA (IDEA) (Previously approved; rate correction)

I. POLICY
. A Policy Committee meeting was held on November 5, 2018 and an update will be provided by Chairperson Gentile
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following policies:
(Attachments provided at the October 15, 2018 meeting for Policies that are Second Reading)
1. Policy #9323 Agenda Preparation / Advance Delivery of Meeting Material (First Reading; Attachment 1.1)
2. Policy #9112 Electronic Participation in Meetings (Second Reading and Adoption)
3. Policy #9114 Board Member Resignation and Removal (Second Reading and Adoption)
4. Policy #9324 Public Participation in Board Meetings (Second Reading and Adoption)
5. Policy #9327 Videotaping Meeting for Public Relations Information (Second Reading and Adoption)
6. Policy #9322 Public and Executive Sessions (Second Reading and Adoption)

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

  • December 17, 2018 Monday Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm
  • January 7, 2019 Monday Reorganization/Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm

K. SPECIAL EVENTS
Winter Concerts:
. Arthur Rann Elementary - December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
. GTMS - December 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
. Reeds Road Elementary - December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
. Roland Rogers Elementary - December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
. Smithville Elementary - December 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Smithville STEAM Night - November 28, 2018
GTMS STEAM Night - December 5, 2018

L. PUBLIC COMMENT

M. OLD BUSINESS

N. NEW BUSINESS

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION

P. ADJOURNMENT

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