Regular Meeting September 10, 2018

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

B. PRESENTATIONS

C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
1. School Opening Update
2. District Surveys
3. Preschool Lottery

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to approve Homeschooling for the 2018-2019 school year for the following student in accordance with Board Policy #6172.00; Alternate Education Programs:

School Student ID# Effective Date Grade
Arthur Rann 911801 September 4, 2018 3

2. Resolution to approve the GTMS 2018 Fall Sports Schedules (Attachment D.1)
3. Resolution to approve the Southern New Jersey Consortium Program for the Fall 2018 Semester on the following dates:
October 13, 20 and 27, 2018
November 3 and 17, 2018
December 1, 8 and 15, 2018

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator:

Contracts, Agreements and Others
1. Resolution to approve the 2018-2019 Preschool Education Program Contract with Garden State Academy, as a Private Preschool Provider for the 2018-2019 school year for up to 30 pupils, effective October 1, 2018.
2. Resolution to approve the Preschool Expansion Grant Cooperative Agreement between Galloway Township Public Schools and the State of New Jersey beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. (Funded by the Preschool Education Expansion Aid Grant)
3. Resolution to approve the submission and acceptance of the GTMS Environmental Club Galloway Clean Communities Adopt A Park grant in the amount of $400.00.

Special Education:
4. Resolution to approve the following out-of district placement for 2018-2019 ESY only; Account #11-000-100-566-000-02
Y.A.L.E.-- Atlantic: 910035 Total Cost: $9,141.30

5. Resolution to approve tuition receivable for the following students:

Student ID Sending District Tuition Amount
914679 Mullica Twp. $87,514.50
914749 Egg Harbor City $24,270.40
914747 Port Republic $24,650.00

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

School Student
Pomona 913009; 2 hrs a day beginning 9/6/18 per IEP
Smithville 912885; 10 hours a week per IEP; full school year

7. Resolution to approve Noelle Meltsch as non-public teacher assistant at Assumption Regional Catholic School at a cost of $14.00 per hour, beginning September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Account #20-250-100-300-0A1-02 (IDEA Non-Public Portion)

8. Resolution to approve Theresa Sartorio as non-public guidance counselor at Assumption Regional Catholic School for 6 hours per week at a cost of $300.00 beginning September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Account #20-250-100-300-0A1-02 (IDEA Non-Public Portion)

9. Resolution to approve Elizabeth Podolski for non-public supplemental instruction at Assumption Regional Catholic School at a cost of $30.00 per hour, beginning September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Account #20-506-200-320-000-02 (Non-Public Funds 192/193)

10. Resolution to approve the following Galloway Township Public Schools employees as Non-Public Evaluators for the 2018-2019 School Year at a rate of $350.00 per evaluation: Account #20-507-100-101-000-SA (Non-Public Funds 192/193)
Joseph Conte
Alexandra DeLeon
Juli Dunkelberger
Kelly Ho
Stephanie Kunicki
Dominic Mevoli
Nicole Neville
Cynthia DeCicco Reynolds
Robbyn Scott
Kayle Sher
Heather Suckiel
Courtney Thompson
Michele VanSickle

11. Resolution to approve the following non-Galloway Township Public Schools employees as Non-Public Evaluators for the 2018-2019 School Year at a rate of $350.00 per evaluation and $50 per additional meeting: Account #20-506-200-300-000-02 (Non-Public Funds 192/193): Betty Phelps, Kimberly Mulligan

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Boy Scouts Pack #12 requests the use of the cafeteria on Wednesday evenings at Smithville Elementary School beginning September 12, 2018 through June 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.
2. Boy Scouts of America, Jersey Shore Council requests the use of the cafeteria at Reeds Road Elementary School on Monday, September 17, 2018 to host a Cub Scout recruitment night, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
3. Galloway United Community Youth Soccer requests the use of the cafeteria at Reeds Road Elementary School on Saturday, October 6, 2018 to host team picture day, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.

H. PERSONNEL
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Diane Fillman, language arts teacher at Galloway Township Middle School, effective June 30, 2019. Mrs. Fillman has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 12 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

2. Resolution to appoint Kevin Lightcap as the Acting Principal at Reeds Road Elementary School effective September 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018 (or longer if needed). Stipend: $1000.00 per month; Account: #11-000-240-104-045-SA.

3. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Jessica Billingham, school psychologist at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective October 27, 2018.

4. Resolution to approve the following staff to be paid through Title I allocated funds: Account #20-231-100-100-0XX-SA; #20-231-200-100-0XX-SA*
Alexander Conaway 81,730.00 Full-time teacher
Theresa Dougherty 38,454.30 (prorated portion) Full-time teacher
Julianne Mueller 37,463.00 Part-time teacher
Jessica Greaux 36,778.80 Part-time teacher
Christie Goddard 39,238.50 Part-time teacher
Mia Tallone 36,630.74 Part-time teacher
Alison Briant-Burley 24,007.20* Part-time secretary

5. Resolution to recall Dr. Lauren Botsis as a full-time physical therapist at District/Roland Rogers Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Salary: Step 12: $70,416.00; Degree: DOC; Account #11-000-216-101-046-SA

6. Resolution to approve Sharon Foley as a full-time special education preschool teacher at Pomona Preschool for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. Salary: Step 1: $49,501.00; Degree: BA; Account #20-218-100-101-040-SA, #20-220-100-101-040-SA (PEA/PEG) (replacement position)

7. Resolution to approve John Jensen as a full-time 8th grade science teacher at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation. Salary: Step 1: $49,501.00; (prorated) Degree: BA; Account #11-130-100-101-016-SA (leave position)

8. Resolution to approve Timothy North as a full-time classroom assistant at Galloway Township Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation. Salary: Step 1: $33,261.00; Degree: BA; Account #11-212-100-106-016-SA (new position/tuition-in student)

9. Resolution to approve Channing Brown as a full-time classroom assistant at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 11, 2018 through June 30, 2019, pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation. Salary: Step 1: $32,344.00; (prorated) Degree: non certified; Account #11-207-100-106-015-SA (replacement position)

10.Resolution to approve the following staff member transfer for the 2018-2019 school year effective September 7, 2018 through June 30, 2019 (transfer from GTMS to Reeds Road Elementary School).
Jerri Roesch Account #11-214-100-106-045-SA

11.Resolution to re-approve the following substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; Certified Rate: $95.00 per day; Non-Certified Rate: $85.00 per day; Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-0XX-SB; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-0XX-SB; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-0XX-SB
Samantha Allen
Robyn Marmo
Stanley Kubis

12.Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation; Certified Rate: $95.00 per day; Non-Certified Rate: $85.00 per day; Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-0XX-SB; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-0XX-SB; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-0XX-SB
Edward VanEmbden - non-certified $85.00
Brian Hartmann - non-certified $85.00
Valerie McMorris - certified $95.00

13.Resolution to approve the following substitute secretary for the 2018-2019 school year, effective September 11, 2018 through June 30, 2019, pending successful completion of the criminal history review and background investigation; Salary $10.00 per hour, Account #11-000-240-105-0XX-SB: Diane Dorsett

SUPPLEMENTAL
1. Resolution to approve Megan Brower to attend Grade 6-8 SS RST (DQB) Writing Training; Stipend $28.00 per hour, not to exceed 3 hours; Account #20-270-200-100-016-SA (ESEA Title IIA).

2. Resolution to approve the following staff for the new student registration evening hours; not to exceed 18 hours per person; Stipend: hourly rate listed below as per GTEA contract; Account #11-000-270-160-000-SA
Claudia Booth $38.53
Sharon Dubitsky $37.42
Todd Loveland $37.42
Debbie Kaufmann $36.42
Terry Reed $37.42
Sharon Delany $37.42

JOB DESCRIPTIONS
1. Resolution to approve the following revised job descriptions:
● Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools (presently Confidential Secretary to the Superintendent of Schools) (First Reading) (Attachment H.1)
● Administrative Assistant to the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary (presently Confidential Secretary to the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary) (First Reading) (Attachment H.2)
● Administrative Assistant to the Human Resources Manager (presently Confidential Secretary - Human Resources Department) (First Reading) (Attachment H.3)

I. POLICY
● The Policy Committee met on September 10, 2018 and an update will be given by Chairperson Gentile
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following policies:
( Attachments of policies provided at the August 27, 2018 meeting )
1. Policy #3542.43 Procurement Procedures for School Nutrition Programs (Second Reading and Adoption)
2. Policy #4111 Recruitment, Selection and Hiring (Second Reading and Adoption)
3. Policy #4211 Recruitment, Selection and Hiring (Second Reading and Adoption)

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
September 24, 2018 Monday Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm
October 15, 2018 Monday Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm
October 29, 2018 Monday Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm

K. SPECIAL EVENTS
Back to School Nights
● Pomona Preschool September 17, 2018 6:00 pm
● Arthur Rann September 27, 2018 6:00 pm
● Reeds Road September 12, 2018 6:00 pm
● Roland Rogers September 20, 2018 6:00 pm
● Smithville September 25, 2018 6:00 pm
● GTMS September 26, 2018 6:00 pm
Galloway Township Education Foundation Golf Outing - September 30, 2018

L. PUBLIC COMMENT

M. OLD BUSINESS

N. NEW BUSINESS

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

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