April 26, 2010

REORGANIZATION MEETING: (Regular Meeting Minutes follow below)

  1. Call the Meeting to Order

  2. Pledge of Allegiance

  3. Board Solicitor administers "Oath of Office" to:

Suzette M. Cordero
Beverly R. Evensen
Rosemary T. Hollway

  1. Roll Call

  2. Statement of Public Notice:

In accordance with Public Law 231, notice of this meeting was provided to
The Press, The Current, and GTV on May 9, 2009 by mail.
Notice of this meeting was also posted in the Municipal Building on May 9, 2009.

  1. Report of Annual School Election of April 20, 2010. (Attachment A.1)

MOTION: Approve the report of the annual school election of April 20, 2010

All those in favor of: 9 Opposed: 0 Abstentions: 0

  1. Board Secretary shall conduct election of President.

MOTION: To approve the appointment of _John Knorr_ as President of the Board of Education.

  1. Newly elected President shall conduct election for Vice President.

MOTION: To approve the appointment of __George Schwenger__ as Vice President of the Board of Education.

  1. Appointment of the Board Secretary:

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco as Secretary to the Board
of Education for the school year 2010-11 in accordance with
Policy #2132.

  1. Appointment of Purchasing Agent:

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco as qualified Purchasing Agent for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Awarding Contracts up to Bid Threshold:

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco to award contracts up to bid threshold of $29,000, and set quote threshold of $4,350 for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Public Agency Compliance Officer:

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco as qualified Public Agency Compliance Officer or P.A.C.O. for the 2010-2011 school year. N.J.A.C. 17:27-3.2

  1. Appointment of Safety Coordinator as recommended by School Alliance Insurance Fund.

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco as Safety Coordinator for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Custodian of Records (OPRA)

MOTION: Appointment of Vickie L. Tomasco as Custodian of Records (OPRA) for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Section ADA/504 Compliance Officer and Adopt Grievance Procedures
    49 CFR & 27.13.

MOTION: Appointment of Thomas Hand as Section 504 Compliance
Officer for the 2010-2011 school year in accordance with
49 CFR & 27.13.

  1. Appointment of Substance Awareness Coordinator:

MOTION: Appointment of Marilyn A. Moore as the Substance Awareness Coordinator for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Homeless Liaison:

MOTION: Appointment of Marilyn A. Moore as the Homeless Liaison for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Safety and Health Designee:

MOTION: Appointment of Marilyn A. Moore as the Safety and Health Designee for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Approval of School Crisis Response Manual:

MOTION: Approval of School Crisis Response manual for the 2010/2011 school year.

  1. Approval of Fees for the Before and After School Program:

MOTION: Approval of the following fees for the 2010/2011 school year:

Yearly registration: $15.00
Before School Program: $ 6.00 per day
After School Program: $ 9.00 per day
Early dismissal enrollment fee: $18.00 per day
Late Enrollment Fee: - one day $10.00 per child
Late Enrollment Fee: - two days $25.00 per child
Late Enrollment Fee: - three days $50.00 per child
Late Pick-Up Fee - first time $15.00 - per 15 minutes
Late Pick-Up Fee - second time $25.00 - per 15 minutes
Child returned by bus driver $34.00
Child retuned by bus driver on ED day $44.00
Child not picked up at school on time $34.00
Child not picked up at school on time ED $44.00
Replacement of Lost Coupon Book $15.00
  1. Appointment of IPM Coordinator:

MOTION: Appointment of Allyn Snavely (integrated pest management coordinator), responsible for the implementation of the school integrated pest management policy, for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Right to Know Coordinator:

MOTION: Appointment of Allyn Snavely as the Right to Know coordinator, for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Chemical Officer:

MOTION: Appointment of Allyn Snavely as the Chemical Hygiene Officer, for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Approval of Chemical Plan.

MOTION: Approval of the Chemical Hygiene Plan

  1. Appointment of IAQ Coordinator:

MOTION: Appointment of Steven Bolli (indoor air-quality coordinator), responsible for the implementation of the school indoor air-quality, for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Official Bargaining Units:

MOTION: Appointment of GTEA and GTPSA as the Official Bargaining Units for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of the Treasurer of School Moneys:

MOTION: Appointment of Jill Gougher as Treasurer of School Moneys for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Public School Auditor:

MOTION: Appointment of Bowman & Company as Public School Auditor for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Attorney to the Board:

MOTION: Appointment of William S. Cappuccio as Attorney to the Board for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Employee Benefits Consultant of Record:

MOTION: Appointment of LDP Consulting Group, Inc. for the employee benefits consultant of record for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Insurance Broker of Record:

MOTION: Appointment of The Van Dyk Group as the property/casualty insurance broker of record for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Substance Abuse Laboratory of Record:

MOTION: Appointment of Quest Diagnostics as the substance abuse laboratory of record for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of AHERA Compliance Officer of Record:

MOTION: Appointment of Health and Safety Services, Inc. as AHERA Compliance Officer of Record for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Architect of Record:

MOTION: Appointment of Faridy Veisz Fraytak, P.C. as Architect of Record for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Designation of depositories for school funds.

MOTION: Designate Ocean City Home Bank, TD Bank, New Jersey Cash Management Fund and all other legal depositories in the State of New Jersey.

  1. Authorization of signing School Warrants.

MOTION: Designate the following signatories to sign warrants for the Board of Education:

Account Signatures Required
General Account Finance Committee Member, Secretary & Treasurer
District Petty Cash Treasurer and Secretary
Payroll Treasurer and Secretary
Payroll Agency Treasurer and Secretary
Investment Treasurer and Secretary
Investment 2 Treasurer and Secretary
Food Service Food Service Director & Secretary
Pay Pams Food Service Director & Secretary
Southern NJ Gifted & Talented Secretary and Program Administrator
Community Education Secretary and Program Administrator
Child Care Secretary and Program Administrator
Unemployment Treasurer and Secretary
Wire transfers/On-Line Transactions Secretary and Initiator
Student Activity Accounts Bldg. Principal and Asst. Principal or
one per building) Bldg. Principal and Secretary
  1. Designation of Newspaper.

MOTION: Designate The Press of Atlantic City as the official newspaper for the Board of Education.

  1. Designation of Newspapers for the purpose of advertising meetings.

MOTION: Designate The Press of Atlantic City, The Current, and GTV for the purpose of publication of Board meetings.

  1. Permitted Pupil Records N.J.A.C. 6A:32-7.3:

MOTION: Resolution to permit Pupil Records for the 2010-2011 school year as designated by N.J.A.C. 6:3-6.3(a)2.

  1. Appointment of School Physician:

MOTION: Appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Gong as the School Physician for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Medical, Dental, Prescription, and Vision Care Insurance Contract:

MOTION: Medical: Horizon Direct Access
Prescription: Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NJ (Caremark)
Dental: Delta Dental
Vision: Spectera
(Percentages will be received at a later time)

Informational Item:
The appointment of Curriculum and Textbooks will be recommended at the August 2010 Board of Education meeting.

  1. Appointment of Tax Shelter Annuity Companies:

MOTION: Appointment of the following companies for the 2010-2011 school year.

Company Representative
AIG/Valic Al Vitelli
American Express Helen Goddard
American General Jeffrey Smith
Equitable Charles Pancoast
Lincoln Investment Dan Hernandez
Siracusa Agency Joe Lombardi
Vanguard None
Wachovia Brett Giaconia
Manuel Aponte
  1. Appointment of Tax Annuity Broker:

MOTION: Appointment of Great American Plan Administrators to monitor the 403B for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Appointment of Annual Tuition Rate:

MOTION: Approval of annual tuition rates

FY11 Tuition Rates - Galloway Township Public Schools

Program

Annual Rate

Monthly Rate

Per Diem Rate

Prescl/K

$12,998

1,299.80

72.21

1-5

$12,661

1,266.10

70.34

6-8

$12,595

1,259.50

69.97

LLD

$20.065

2,006.50

111.47

Vis Imp

$19,545

1,954.50

108.58

Aud Imp

$19,545

1,954.50

108.58

Beh Disab

$34,761

4,376.10

243.12

MD

$21,965

2,196.50

122.03

Autisim

$ 19,545

$ 1,954.50

$108.58

  1. Appointment of State Contract Vendors:

MOTION: Authorizing contracts with certain approved State Contract Vendors for the Board of Education Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18-A-10a. (Attachment A.2)

Establishment of Meetings. (Attachment A.3)

MOTION: Conduct Workshop/Action meetings of the Board of Education on the
third Monday of each month or except as otherwise designated, except
July, at the Galloway Township Middle School Cafetorium at 7:00 PM
and
Conduct Regular meetings of the Board of Education on the fourth
Monday of each month or except as otherwise designated, except
July, at the Galloway Township Middle School Cafetorium at 7:00 PM.
  1. Chart of Accounts:

MOTION: Approve the Uniform Minimum Chart of Accounts for New Jersey Public Schools for the 2010/2011 school year

  1. Shared Services Agreement.

MOTION: Approve the shared services agreement (inter-local services N.J.S.A. 40:8A- 1 et seq.) between Galloway Township Board of Education and the Board of Education of Sterling High School District for the 2010/2011 school year.

  1. Parliamentary Procedures.

MOTION: Conduct Workshop/Action and Regular meeting or the Galloway Board of Education abiding by the rules and procedures as documented in Roberts' Rules

  1. Fees to receive notice as per Board policy.

MOTION: Except as otherwise provided by law or regulation, the fee assessed for the duplication of a printed record shall be:
first page to tenth page, $0.75 per page;
eleventh page to twentieth page, $0.50 per page;
all pages over twenty, $0.25 per page.
  1. Adoption of Bylaws and Policies.

MOTION: Adopt all policies and bylaws as set forth in the manual entitled,
"Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Education of Galloway Township"
dated September 1978, and subsequent amendments and revisions,
as the sole policies in existence to direct the operations of the school
system.
  1. Adoption of assets, obligations, and contractual agreements.

MOTION: Adopt all assets, obligations, and contractual agreements of the
previous Board of Education as required by law.

  1. Ratification of contracts and agreements.

MOTION: Ratify all contracts and agreements previously negotiated by the
Board of Education in accordance with the provisions stated herein.

  1. Approve Petty Cash Funds:

MOTION: Establish Petty Cash accounts for the following:

Custodian Amount
Board Secretary/School Bus. Admin., Central Office 500.00
Galloway Township Middle School 175.00
Arthur Rann School 150.00
Pomona School 75.00
Reeds Road School 150.00
Roland Rogers School 150.00
Smithville School 150.00
Child Study Team 150.00
Food Service Manager 50.00
Guidance 75.00
  1. Appointment of Galloway Family School Association (GFSA, Inc.)

Galloway Family School Association (GFSA, Inc.),
its By-Laws, and each individual school Family School Association (FSA) as
the sole parent organization officially authorized to conduct fund raising events
and utilize school facilities to conduct these activities, meetings, and other
events to support the students, staff, and parents of the following schools:

Pomona School
Arthur Rann Elementary School
Reeds Road Elementary School
Roland Rogers Elementary School
Smithville Elementary School
Galloway Township Middle School

  1. Adoption of Maximum Travel Expenditure

MOTION: As per NJAC 6A:23B-1.2(b), the proposed budget provides for a maximum expenditure amount that may be allotted for travel and expense reimbursement. The 2010/2011 tentative budget includes a maximum travel appropriation of $85,00. The School Business Administrator shall keep track and record these costs to insure that the maximum amount is not exceeded. Included in the 2010/2011 proposed budget is a maximum regular business travel amount not to exceed $1,500 per employee.

  1. Adoption of Travel and Travel Related Expenditures:

WHEREAS, The Galloway Board of Education is required pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:11-12 to adopt policy and approve travel expenditures by district employees and board members using local, State, or Federal funds to ensure that travel is educationally necessary and fiscally prudent; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education is authorized pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:11-12(h) to authorize travel for multiple months so long as the approval is itemized by event, total cost, and number of board members or employees attending the event; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that the training and informational programs sponsored by NJSBA and set forth below are directly related to and within the scope of board members' duties; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that the training and informational programs sponsored by NJSBA and set forth below are directly related to and within the scope of the listed job title's current responsibilities and the board's professional development plan; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that participation in the NJSBA training and informational programs requires school district travel expenditures and that this travel is critical to the instructional needs of the district and/or furthers the efficient operation of the district; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that the school district travel expenditures to NJSBA programs are in compliance with State travel guidelines as established by the Department of the Treasury and within the guidelines established by the federal Office of Management and Budget; and are consistent with guidance provided by the Commissioner of Education, and except as superseded by conflicting provision of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education finds that a mileage reimbursement rate $.31per mile (Board Members), and as per negotiated agreement for staff, and is a reasonable rate; and

WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that participation in the NJSBA training and informational programs is in compliance with the district policy on travel; and

WHEREAS, Reimbursement for lodging and meals for overnight travel is permitted for conferences taking place before September 1, 2008 for which a contract with the sponsor is in place as of March 17, 2008, and

WHEREAS, Reimbursement for lodging and meals for overnight travel after September 1 will be approved with a Commissioner waiver; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Education hereby approves the attendance of the listed number of school board members and district employees at the listed NJSBA training and informational programs, and the costs of attendance including all registration fees, and statutorily authorized travel expenditures, provided that such expenditures are within the annual maximum travel expenditure amount; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Galloway Board of Education authorizes in advance, as required by statute, attendance at the following NJSBA training programs and informational events. (Mandated training and other programs as provided by New Jersey School Boards.)

  1. Adoption of "Code of Ethics".

MOTION: Adoption and discussion of the "Code of Ethics" as approved by the New Jersey School Boards Association as follows:

  1. I will uphold and enforce all laws, state board rules and regulations
    and court orders pertaining to schools. Desired changes should be
    brought about only through legal and ethical procedures.

  2. I will make decisions in terms of the educational welfare of children
    and will strive for public schools which can meet the individual needs
    of all children regardless of their ability, race, sex, creed, or social standing.

  3. I will confine my board action to policy-making, planning and appraisal,
    and I will help to frame policies and plans only after the board has
    consulted those who will be affected by them.

  4. I will carry out my responsibility, not to administer the schools, but
    together with my fellow board members, to see that they are well run.

  5. I will recognize that authority rests with the board of education and will
    make no personal promises nor take any private action which may
    compromise the board.

  6. I will refuse to surrender my independent judgment to special interest or
    partisan political groups or to use the schools for personal gain or for the
    gain of friends.

  7. I will hold confidential all matters pertaining to the schools which, if
    disclosed, would needlessly injure individuals or the schools. But in all
    other matters, I will provide accurate information and, in concert with my
    fellow board members, interpret to the staff the aspirations of the community
    for its schools.

  8. I will vote to appoint the best qualified personnel available after consideration
    of the recommendation of the chief administrative officer.

  9. I will support and protect school personnel in proper performance of their
    duties.

  10. I will refer all complaints to the chief administrative officer and will act
    on such complaints at public meetings only after failure of an administrative
    solution.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES:
April 26, 2010; Galloway Township Middle School Cafetorium; 7:00pm

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

PRESENTATIONS

1.* Introduction of Sage Fleck, 8th grade student at Galloway Township Middle School, and

Secretary of Ecology for the Student Council Cabinet.

  1. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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

    (This report was reviewed at the 4/19/10 meeting)

  2. Student Enrollment Report (Attachment B.2)

    (This report was reviewed at the 4/19/10 meeting)

  3. Out of School Suspensions (Attachment B.3)

    (This report was reviewed at the 4/19/10 meeting)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

* Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

  1. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1.* Resolution to approve the family leave request of Jeri Bolli, custodian, as follows:
(Attachment C.1)

4/19/10 - 4/22/10 - with pay, with benefits
4/23/10 - 5/21/10 - without pay, with benefits

2.* Resolution to approve the maternity leave request of Katie Kuras, classroom assistant at
Roland Rogers School, as follows: (Attachment C.2)

5/24/10 - 6/24/10 - with pay, opts out of benefits
Returning 9/1/2010

3.* Resolution to approve a reduction-in-force of the following staff members as per the
attached lists for the 2010-11 school year: (Attachment C.3)

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

4.* Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher(s) for the 2009-10 school year
effective April 27, 2010 through June 30, 2010. Account numbers as appropriate:
Kindergarten #11-110-100-101; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101; Grades 6-8
#11-130-100-101

Amy Henchinski Certified $80 per day
Kimberly Wagner Certified $80 per day

* Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

The following items have been submitted by Mrs. Annette C. Giaquinto, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and reviewed by the Superintendent of Schools for the Board of Education approval:

1.* Resolution to approve the submission of the 2010-2011 Local Professional Development
Plan to the Atlantic County Executive Superintendent. ( A copy of the plan is available
in the curriculum office and will be available at the board meeting.)

2.* Resolution to approve the submission of the 2007-2008 Amendment for carryover as per the
New Jersey Department of Education.

3.* Resolution to approve the following Liberty University fieldwork placement for Spring 2010:

Student Cooperating Teacher School Grade
Nick Cantatore Jackie Durazzi Smithville 4

4.* Resolution to approve continuing home instruction for GTMS student, S.J., (due to illness),
regular education to May 3, 2010 (5 hours per week ).
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

5.* Resolution to approve home instruction for Roland Rogers student, J.F.., (due to I.E.P./
illness), special education for 3 hours as of 4/21/10 then one hour of home instruction
for every day absent due to illness.
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

6.* Resolution to approve home instruction for Reeds Road student, J.W.., (per I.E.P.), special
education ( 1 hour for every 10 cumulative days absent).
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

7.* Resolution to approve continued home instruction for GTMS student, A.F., (due to illness)
special education (10 hours per week) from April 2,2010 to June 24, 2010.
Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

* Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

  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, and the Finance Committee:

  1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:
    Cafeteria: Analysis of Receipts and Disbursements for March 31, 2010
    (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)

  2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for March 2010 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)

  3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for March 2010. (Attachment E.6)

  4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of
    March 31, 2010 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
    March 31, 2010. (Attachment E.7.)

  6. Resolution to approve the April Bill List - 2009/10 Budget. (Attachment E.8)

  7. Resolution to approve renewal contract for Done Right Landscaping, LLC to provide lawn / grounds keeping, alternate weeding, trimming, and mulch for the 2010/2011 school year at a cost not to exceed $65,272.00. (Account #11-000-262-420. (Cost remains the same as previous year.)

  8. Resolution to approve renewal contract for Waste Management of New Jersey, Inc. to provide refuse and recycling collection for the 2010 / 2011 school year for the Galloway Township Board of Education for the current monthly rate of $4,043 for a total cost of $48,516.00. Account #11-000-262-420 (Cost remains the same as previous year.)

  9. Resolution to approve the Educational Data Services, Inc. licensing and maintenance agreement for the 2010 / 2011 school year for a total cost of $18,000.00. Account #11-000-230-339-00-00 (Cost remains the same as previous year.)

  10. Resolution to approve Atlantic County AVA Technology assessment for the 2010 / 2011 school year in the amount of $17,130.40. Account #11-000-221-890-00-00
    (3,496 pupils X $4.90 per pupil = $17,130.40)

  11. Resolution to approve software support agreement for Computer Solutions, Inc. (CSI) for the 2010 / 2011 school year beginning July 1, 2010 through June 30. 2011 in the amount of $25,716.00 Account #11-000-221-610-00-00

  12. Resolution to approve joint transportation agreement with Atlantic County Special Services beginning April 15, 2010 through June 30, 2010 Account #11-000-270-513-00-00

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL

NEW

TYPE OF
ROUTE

SCHOOL

ROUTE

NUMBER OF
STUDENTS

JOINER COST

X

To/From

COASTAL

COA1
(4/15/10 - 6/30/10)

T MC

$1,635.06

*Added after the Workshop / Action meeting.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

  1. FACILITIES and MAINTENANCE

  1. POLICY

Resolution to approve the following policies (second reading) (changes / additions highlighted
in red): (these policies were attached to the 4/19/10 agenda)

3327 Relations With Vendors (Attachment G.1)
3516 Safety (Attachment G.2)
3542.1 Local Wellness / Nutrition (Attachment G.3)
4112.8 Nepotism (Attachment G.4) (Certified Staff)
4212.8 Nepotism (Attachment G.5) (Non-Certificated Staff)
5141 Health (Attachment G.6)
6114 Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness (Attachment G.7)
6144 Controversial Issues (Attachment G.8)
  1. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

  1. NOTICE OF MEETINGS

SPECIAL EVENTS

May 13, 2010 Curriculum Expo/GTMS 10 year Anniversary
Celebration 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Atlantic County School Boards Annual Spring
Meeting-EHT Alder Avenue Middle School 7:00 p.m.
May 18, 2010 Arthur Rann Spring Concert 7:00 p.m.
May 20, 2010 Roland Rogers Spring Expo & Spring Concert 7:00 p.m.
May 25, 2010 Reeds Road Spring Concert & Art Show 7:00 p.m.
May 25, 2010 Smithville Smithsonian (Art Show) 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Smithville School Chorus Concert 7:00 p.m.
May 26, 2010 GTMS Spring Concert 7:00 p.m.
June 2, 2010 Smithville Spring Band Concert 7:00 p.m.
June 3, 2010 District-wide Retirement Reception-Carriage House 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
June 9, 2010 GTMS Percussion & Jazz Concert 7:00 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The following professional development activities align with our district Local Professional Development Plan, support our district goals and initiatives, provide training as per individual staff member's Professional Development Plans/Professional Growth Plans, relate to federal/ state grants, and/or provide assistance in fulfilling a student's Individualized Education, 504, or Multidisciplinary Assistance Team plan. These activities have been reviewed and approved by the appropriate administrators and are being recommended by the Superintendent in accordance
with regulations adopted under NJ Administrative Code 6A.

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

Activity: NJASA Successful Pre-referral Intervention Teams

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Tom Hand 1/14/09 Registration: $79.00 11-000-230-580
Marilyn Moore Registration: $149.00
(Bill was received on 4/21/10)

Activity: RTI for Special Education

Staff Name Date Expenses Account#
Tom Hand 3/12/10 Travel: $72.54 20-250-200-500-10-02
(Administrative approval granted prior to Board meeting)

Activity: Understanding Tourette's Syndrome, ADHD and OCD

Staff Name Date Expenses
Tom Hand 4/30/10 ETTC hours

Activity: A World of Possibilities

Staff Name Date Expenses Account #
Krista Venice 5/1/10 Registration: $60.00 20-250-200-500-10-02
(Krista is a 1:1 classroom assistant with a visually impaired student.)

**Informational Item:

Activity: Risk Management Program Seminar

Staff Name Date Expenses
Steve Bolli 4/28/10 No Cost

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting

  1. OLD BUSINESS

1.* Resolution to accept the letter of intent to retire from Superintendent Douglas B. Groff,
with regret, effective July 1, 2010. (Attachment K.1)

  1. NEW BUSINESS

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Matters of possible and pending litigation
  2. Facility Usage Contracts
  3. Personnel
  4. Negotiations

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

* Added after Workshop / Action meeting

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