Regular Meeting October 26, 2015

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Letter of resignation from board member, David Carmen.

  2. Letter from David C. Hespe, Commissioner, State of New Jersey Department of Education, advising that Atlantic City Community Charter School now includes Galloway Township as a region of residence.

B. PRESENTATIONS

  1. Introduction of Durwood Pinkett, Vice President of the GTMS Student Council

  2. Recognition of Board Member David Carmen for his dedication and commitment to the students of the Galloway Township School District for the past 3 years.

    Presentation by Board President Ernest D. Huggard

    and Superintendent Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D.

  3. Congratulations to the following teachers for being awarded Honorable Mention for New Jersey School Boards Association's Annual School Leader Award for Mr. B's Backyard Classroom.

    • Greg Lick
    • Debby Sommers
    • Kathleen Warren
  1. New Jersey Quality Single Accountability System (NJQSAC) presented by Dr. Annette C. Giaquinto, Superintendent of Schools, and Mrs. Chandra D. Anaya, School Business Administrator

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C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the reporting period from

    September 23, 2015 through October 21, 2015. (Attachment C.1)

  2. Resolution to approve submission of the NJQSAC District Performance Review (DPR) and Statement of Assurance (SOA) to the New Jersey Department of Education.

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D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to approve home instruction for the following students:

    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

910943

Reeds Road

9/23/15 for up to 60 days; 10 hours per week;

per hospitalization;

911596

Pomona

11/02/15 for up to 60 days; 10 hours per week; per doctor's note I.E.P.

903575

GTMS

10/19/15 - TBD; 10 hours per week;

pending out of district placement

  1. Resolution to approve Galloway Township Middle School URSA students to attend a National College Fair in Atlantic City on November 10, 2015. Transportation costs $81.00 (covered by Education Foundation Grant); Account #20-099-100-600-16-00

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E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Chandra D. Anaya, School Business Administrator, and the Finance Committee:

1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for September 2015.

(Attachment F.1)

Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales

(Attachment F.2)

Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachment F.3)

Special Income Detail. (Attachment F.4)

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for September 2015 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment F.5)

3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for September 30, 2015. (Attachment F.6)

4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of September 30, 2015 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-16.10(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 2015. (Attachment F.7)

6. Resolution to approve the October Bill List 2015-2016 Budget. (Attachment F.8)

7. Resolution to establish Petty Cash accounts for the 2015-2016 school year. No single petty cash expenditure may exceed $40 with the exception of the School Business Administrator who may expend up to $100 for a single cash expenditure:

Petty Cash Fund

Custodian

Amount

District Central Office

Business Administrator

$ 500.00

District Maintenance / Custodial

Manager of Operations

$ 500.00

Galloway Township Middle School

Building Principal

$ 175.00

Arthur Rann School

Building Principal

$ 150.00

Pomona Preschool

Building Principal

$ 75.00

Reeds Road School

Building Principal

$ 150.00

Roland Rogers School

Building Principal

$ 150.00

Smithville School

Building Principal

$ 150.00

Child Study Team

Director of Special Education

$ 150.00

District Food Services

Manager of Food Service

$ 50.00

Guidance

Supervisor of Guidance

$ 75.00

Contracts, Agreements, and Other:

8. Resolution to approve the contract between Galloway Township Public Schools and Gateway for 11 students attending Pomona Pre-School, at a cost of $7,699 per student for a total tuition cost of $84,689.00, funded by the Pre-school Expansion Grant, beginning September 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

Account #20-220-200-325-00-00

9. Resolution to approve the following tuition receivable students for the 2015-2016 school year in compliance with the following:

Authority ID#: Home District: Total Tuition:

McKinney - Vento

911964 Atlantic City $11,205.00

911760 Pleasantville $13,484.00

911778 Point Pleasant Boro $17,377.00

911943 State of New Jersey $13,177.00

911942 State of New Jersey $12,435.00

DCP&P

911900 Egg Harbor Twp. $11,772.00

911987 Egg Harbor Twp. $13,677.00

911220 Egg Harbor Twp. $13,763.00

909407 Egg Harbor Twp. $13,763.00

905853 Egg Harbor Twp. $13,677.00

906613 Egg Harbor Twp. $13,677.00

10. Resolution to approve Ruth Ann Handley, supplemental instructor at Champion Baptist, beginning October 27, 2015 through June 30, 2016, at $35.00 per hour for one hour a week. Account #20-506-200-320-00-02 (192/193)

11. Resolution to approve case manager Joanne Popeson, to conduct non-public evaluations, beginning September 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, at an hourly rate of $57.47. Account #'s 20-507-100-101-00-SA (Chapter 193) and #20-250-100-100-01-SA (IDEA)

Transportation:

12. Resolution to approve the following transportation contracts with Greater Egg Harbor for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Account #11-000-270-513-00-00

(All routes 180 days unless marked)

TYPE OF CONTRACT

(Activity routes days = possible days)

RENEWAL

NEW

CONTRACT

TYPE OF

SCHOOL

ROUTE

DAYS

PER DIEM

PER ANNUM

ROUTE

ROUTE

XX

CM13L

To/From

YALE Atlantic(Mullica)

YL-A

$ 36,726.00

(Shepard)

910060

910372

Joint

To/From

YALE Cherry Hill

S5464

$ 28,273.80

905956

Joint

To/From

Coastal

COA

$ 16,677.20

910615

907380

Quoted

To/From

Petway

PETW

(Kerry Bus)

911907

*64

290.00

$ 18,560.00

*Not to exceed

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE

G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

Informational item:

  1. GTMS FSA will be hosting dances at GTMS in the cafeteria from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (5:00 pm setup) on the following Friday dates:
    • October 30, 2015
    • December 11, 2015
    • February 19, 2016
    • April 15, 2016

H. PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Susan Flicker, school nurse at Smithville Elementary School, effective July 1, 2016. Mrs. Flicker has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 24 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

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  3. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Helene Gentile, school nurse at Pomona Preschool, effective July 1, 2016. Mrs. Gentile has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 24 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.
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  5. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Debra Adams, food services worker at GTMS, effective November 5, 2015.
  6. Resolution to approve the extension of the leave request for Tracey Rinylo, teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School. (Original request approved 2/23/15) 11/12/15 - 11/30/15 without pay; with benefits; Returning 12/01/15
  7. Resolution to approve the leave request for Karen Giehl, teacher at Smithville Elementary School, as follows:

1/11/16 - 2/19/16

with pay, with benefits

2/22/16 - 5/13/16

without pay, with benefits

Returning 5/16/16

  1. Resolution to approve the leave request for Carm Chantel Michel, food services worker at Arthur Rann Elementary School, as follows:

1/12/16 - 2/09/16

with pay, without benefits

2/10/16 - 3/04/16

without pay, without benefits

Returning 5/07/16

  1. Resolution to approve adjustments to the salary guide in accordance with the negotiated agreement for the following certificated staff due to changes in their earned degree / credit status. (Attachment H.1)
  2. Resolution to approve Paige Levy as a teacher of the deaf at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year, effective November 2, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Salary: Step 7: 11/02/15 - 1/31/16 - $52,463.00 (pro-rated);

    Step 8: 2/01/16 - 6/30/16 - $54,113.00 (pro-rated); MA;

    Account #11-207-100-101-15-SA (new position)

  3. Resolution to approve the following part-time intervention certified staff to be paid through Title I allocated funds:

    Account #20-231-100-100-SB-SA

Patrick Czar

Kaitlyn Dougherty

Brittany Hanselmann

Mary Delaney (9/1/15 to 11/04/15)

Danielle Sullivan (11/09/15 - 6/30/15)

  1. Resolution to approve Elisha Costa as an educational interpreter at Arthur Rann Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year, effective October 26, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Salary: Level 3: 10/26/15 - 1/31/16 - $37,004.43 (pro-rated);

  2. Level 3: 2/01/16 - 6/30/16 - $38,162.82 (pro-rated); Certificated;

    Account #11-207-100-106-15-SA (new position)

  3. Resolution to approve Yvelise Cajuste as a part-time food service worker at Port Republic School District (shared services) for the 2015-2016 school year, effective October 27, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Salary: 10/27/15 - 1/31/16 - $11.40 per hour;

    2/01/16 - 6/30/16 - $11.58 per hour; 2 hours per day;

    Account #60-910-310-100-10-SA (replacement position)

  4. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers who meet NJDOE English Language Arts Highly Qualified Teacher Requirements. Salary: $230.00 per day; Account #11-130-100-101-SB-SA

Mary Delaney 11/09/15 - 12/15/15

Tara Kane 11/02/15 - 12/15/15

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2015-2016 school year effective October 27, 2015 through June 30, 2016 pending successful completion of the 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

Lee Campbell

Certified

$80.00 per day

David Hayes

Certified

$80.00 per day

Brittny Kohler

Certified

$80.00 per day

Taylor Bradshaw

Non-Certified

$75.00 per day

Laura Morrison

Non-Certified

$75.00 per day

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute food service workers for the

    2015-2016 school year effective October 27, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

    Salary: $8.38 per hour; Account #60-910-310-100-SB-SA

Courtney Hogans

Krystan Maciejewski

SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

  1. Resolution to approve the following Team Leader at Roland Rogers Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year effective October 21, 2015 through June 30, 2016;

    Stipend: $1,900.00 for school year; Account #11-130-100-101-XX-SA

    (replacement position)

Heather D'Addario

  1. Resolution to approve the following certificated staff as presenters for the Fall Staff Development Day; Stipend: $37.00 per hour; "not to exceed" 4 hours per person; Account #20-270-200-100-00-SA (NCLB Title IIA)

Brian Dunn

Richard Garbutt

Jennifer Glascock

Kimberly Monroe

Jeremy Post

Heather Samuelson

Jessica Senn

Kevin Throckmorton

R. Jason Truppa

Rebecca Zimmerman

  1. Resolution to approve the following GTMS teachers for the ASAP (After School Assistance Program) effective October 8, 2015 through June 30, 2016 for the 2015-2016 school year; "not to exceed" 25 hours per person; Teacher Stipend: $37.00 per hour; Classroom Assistant Stipend: $24.00 per hour;

    Account #20-231-100-100-16-SA (NCLB Title I)

Teachers:

Nicholas Cantatore

Debra O'Kane

Carol deRuyter

Starr Sherman

Donna Fulmer

Robyn Talvacchio

Sally Hoffmann

R. Jason Truppa

Karen Kupp

Classroom Assistant:

Kimberly Albrecht

  1. Resolution to approve the following teacher for supplemental instruction/extension of school day for the 2015-2016 school year: Stipend: $37.00 per hour;

    Account #20-250-100-100-01-SA (IDEA) (replacement position)

Kristy Rizzo

  1. Resolution to approve the following substitute staff for the Fall 2015 Semester of the Southern New Jersey Consortium for Gifted / Talented students;

Stipend: $37.00 per hour; Account #61-991-320-101-00-SA

Lisa Busteed

Kelsey Chatten

Kaitlyn Dougherty

Jenny Schaab

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

I. POLICY

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

November 23, 2015

Monday

Regular Meeting

GTMS

7:00 pm

December 21, 2015

Monday

Regular Meeting

GTMS

7:00 pm

K. SPECIAL EVENTS

Winter Concerts:

  • Smithville

December 1

7:00 p.m.

Chorus

  • Smithville

December 8

7:00 p.m.

Band

  • Arthur Rann

December 10

7:00 p.m.

Chorus/Band Combined

  • Roland Rogers

December 14

6:30 p.m.

Chorus/Band Combined

  • GTMS

December 16

7:00 p.m.

Chorus/Band Combined

  • Reeds Road

December 17

7:00 p.m.

Chorus/Band Combined

L. PUBLIC COMMENT

M. OLD BUSINESS

N. NEW BUSINESS

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • Student Matters:

Parent request regarding early dismissal; potential due process case; HIB

ADJOURNMENT

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