November 29, 2016

  • BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS MEETING

    High School Board Room

    November 29, 2016

    7:30 PM

    I.OPENING PROCEDURES
    A.Call to Order
    B.Recording of Attendance by the Secretary
    C.Pledge of Allegiance
    II.PRESENTATION-CARTER GROUP
    Mr. Jeffrey Curry and Mr. Stephen Higgins, Carter Group, will present the findings of the Capital Campaign Feasibility Study.


    IV.VISITORS
    Business by visitor(s) will be presented for Board consideration as to agenda placement.
    V.APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
    Consent agenda items are marked with an asterisk throughout the regular agenda and summarized on a separate sheet.

    VI.CURRICULUM/STUDENTS AND STAFF ACTIVITIES
    VII.BUSINESS AND FINANCE
    A.Accounts Payable
    *The Administration recommends approval of the bills to be paid as of November 29, 2016. (VII, A)
    B.Treasurer�s Report and Investment Report for the month of September
    *The Administration recommends approval of the Treasurer�s Report and Investment Report for the month of September, 2016. (VII, B)

    VIII.SUPPORT SERVICES 

    IX.PERSONNEL
    A.Certificated Staff
    1.2016-2017 Substitute Staff
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following Guest Teacher Program Substitute Teachers for the 2016-2017 school year:
    James LapinskiEmergency 06 (PK-12)
    Cory ThomasEmergency 06 (PK-12) 
    2.Student Teacher 
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following student teacher placement
    Carmelina Stolzenberg, English, Kutztown University, with Marlo Spritzer, Southern Lehigh High School, from January 24, 2017 through May 11, 2017
    B.Noncertificated Staff
    1.Long-Term Substitute Instructional Assistant
    *The Administration recommends approval of Nancy Hahn, Long-term Substitute Instructional Assistant, an hourly rate of $18.76, Liberty Bell Elementary School, effective November 14, 2016.  Ms. Hahn will fill the position of Laura Gorman who is filling in during the anticipated childrearing leave of Rebecca Segovis
    2.Adjustment
    *The Administration recommends adjusting the hours of Josephine Cacace, Instructional Assistant, Southern Lehigh High School, from 5.75 hours per day to 4 hours per day, effective August 23, 2016.  
    3.2016-2017 Substitute Staff
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following substitute staff for the 2016-2017 school year:
    Renee Mulhall, Substitute Cafeteria Monitor, an hourly rate of $10.63
    Lee Satrom, Substitute Instructional Assistant, an hourly rate of $16.45
    Cory Thomas, Substitute Instructional Assistant, an hourly rate of $16.45
    Cory Thomas, Substitute Cafeteria Worker, an hourly rate of $9.93
    Cory Thomas, Substitute Cafeteria Monitor, an hourly rate of $10.63
    Cory Thomas, Substitute Secretary, an hourly rate of $16.07
    C.Athletics
    1.2016-2017 Volunteer Coaches
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following volunteer coaches for the 2016-2017 school year:
    Stanley SwartzBoys Basketball
    Stephanie SamGirls Basketball
    2.Resignation
    *The Administration recommends accepting the resignation of the following coaches:
    Aliza Wagner, MS Winter Cheerleading Coach, effective November 15, 2016
    Joseph Breisch, HS Asst. Track and Field Coach, effective November 11, 2016
    3.2016-2017 Coaches
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following coaches for the 2016-2017 school year:
    Melvin DerbyHS Asst. Wrestling$3309.60**
    Jason LitzenbergerHS Asst. Wrestling$2206.40**
    **Shared position and stipend.
    Samantha SchultzHS Head Winter Cheer$1113**
    Aliza WagnerHS Head Winter Cheer$1113**
    **Shared position and stipend.
    Brendon MazepaAsst. Swimming$1895.20**
    **Shared position and stipend w/Samantha Miara.
    Jennifer HurlburtHead Girls Lacrosse$6273
    4.2016-2017 Event Worker
    *The Administration recommends approval of the following event worker for the 2016-2017 school year:
    Joseph Cassidy 

    X.REPORTS
    A.Committee Reports 
    B.Superintendent�s Report����Mrs. Kathleen T. Evison

    XI.OLD BUSINESS
    A.Second and Final Reading of New Policy
    The Administration recommends a second and final reading of the following new policy: (XI, A)
    #004Local Board Procedures:  Membership

    XII.NEW BUSINESS
    A.Rescission of Policy
    The Administration recommends rescinding the following policy: (XII, A)
    #018Local Board Procedures:  Board Attendance at Meetings/Conferences
    **Information in this policy is now covered under Policy #004.

    XIII.COMMUNICATIONS
    Letters to the Board are included in the Board materials as they are received in the district.

    XIV. FOR INFORMATION ONLY
    A.Conference Request
    The requests for professional conferences are listed in the Board materials by name, conference, location, dates of absence, and cost.  (XIV, A)

    XV.   VISITORS' COMMENTS
    XVI.EXECUTIVE SESSION
    XVII.OPEN SESSION
    XVIII.ADJOURNMENT