July 22, 2020 Agenda

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Dates: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
1. Statement of Public Notice of Meeting in Accordance with New Jersey Public Meeting Act
 
2. Motion for Executive Session
 
3. Reconvene
 
4. Flag Salute
 
5. Approval of Minutes
 
A. June 18, 2020 Executive Minutes (attachment)
B. June 18, 2020 Public Minutes (attachment)
 
6. Opportunity for Public to Address the Board of Education regarding specific agenda items
 
In accordance with the Public Participation in Board Meetings, in Board Bylaw No. 0167, the Chair shall limit discussion from each individual, or group representative, to five (5) minutes.
 
7. President’s Report
 
A. President’s Report-July 2020 (attachment)
 
8. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
 
A. Recognition of Liz Roth & Heather Buff – Dr. Mark Silverstein
B. Recognition of 2019-2020 Retirees – Dr. Mark Silverstein
 
9. Board Committee Reports & Action Items
 
10. Old Business
 
11. New Business
 
12. Opportunity for the Public to Address the Board of Education
 
In accordance with the Public Participation in Board Meetings, in Board Bylaw No. 0167, the Chair shall limit discussion from each individual, or group representative, to five (5) minutes.
 
13. Adjournment
 
GLASSBORO BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING OR WORK SESSION
 
DATE:              July 22, 2020
TIME:               7:00 PM
LOCATION:      Glassboro High School Auditorium
 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING OR WORK SESSION

 
Public notice of this meeting or work session has been made in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, Law of 1975.
 
Advanced public notice of this meeting was given January 8, 2020 including the time, date and place of the meeting.
 
Said public notice has been made as follows:
 
Notice has been posted in the Board of Education Office, Carpenter Street and Bowe Boulevard, Glassboro, NJ
 
Notice has been communicated to the following newspapers:
 
a.  South Jersey Times
b.  Courier Post
 
Notice has been filed with the Clerk of the Borough of Glassboro
 
Glassboro Municipal Building, 1 South Main Street, Glassboro, NJ
 

RESOLUTION: NON-PUBLIC SESSION 

 
WHEREAS The matters to be discussed in Part I of this session are matters listed for private discussion under Section 7, b, (1)-(9) of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, and 
 
WHEREAS The general nature of the subjects to be discussed are listed in the agenda for Part I of this meeting, attached, and 
 
WHEREAS The discussion on these matters will be disclosed to the public, if possible, when the Board convenes or at the next regular meeting of the Glassboro Board of Education on 
 
Date:                July 22, 2020
Time:                6:00 PM
Location:           Glassboro High School – Media Center
 
THEREFORE,
 
BE IT RESOLVED That the Glassboro Board of Education will discuss the matters listed in the agenda for Part I of this session in private. 
 
1. Instruction
 
A. Grants/Assessments/Curriculum/Workshops/Professional Development
 
1. Grants
2. Title I Staff
3. Assessments
4. Curriculum
5. Professional Development/Workshops
a. Recommend Board approval of the attached professional development/ workshops. (attachment)
 
b. Seesaw Virtual Training
Recommend Board ratify providing a virtual workshop on Seesaw facilitated by Susan Kornicki, Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction for Educational Technology & Visual & Performing Arts, on July 22, 2020.  Funding is provided through ESEA-ESSA Grant (Title II).
 
Number of Teachers
Duration
Rate
 3 Staff
  3 Hours
$37.00 / Hour
17 Staff
1 Hour
$37.00 / Hour
 
c. Schoology Virtual Workshop
Recommend Board approval to provide a virtual workshop on Schoology facilitated by Susan Kornicki, Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction for Educational Technology & Visual & Performing Arts, on July 30, 2020.  Funding is provided through ESEA-ESSA Grant (Title II).
 
Number of Teachers
Duration
Rate
19 Staff
  3 Hours
$37.00 / Hour
 
B. Field Experiences/Enrollment
 
1. Field Experience
 
a. Rowan University-Counseling Internship
Recommend Board approval of Rowan University student, Sean McGuigan, for a counseling internship with Mary Beth Ragozzino from September 1, 2020 through May 10, 2021 at GHS.  The student is required to spend 600 clock hours in a school setting. (attachment)
 
b. Rowan University-School Nursing Practicum
Recommend Board approval of the following Rowan University students to do Practicum in School Nursing from September 1, 2020 to December 18, 2020 for a maximum of 50 hours. (attachment)
 
Student
Staff Member
Location
Paula Mancini
Marian Dunn
Bullock
Anne Marie DeAngelo
Erin Perewiznyk
GHS
 
c. Rowan University-Clinical Practice
Recommend Board approval to amend Rowan University student, Amanda Palladino, for Clinical Practice Placement on September 1, 2020 to December 9, 2020 and January 19, 2021 to May 7, 2021 at Thomas E. Bowe School from Lynn Berman to Lisa Rencher. (attachment)
 
2. Enrollment/ADA (none at this time)
 
C. Testing
 
1. 2020-2021 PSAT
Recommend Board approval for the administration of the PSAT to the entire Sophomore and Junior classes sponsored by the school district as part of the College & Career Readiness plan.  The PSAT would be administered on a Wednesday during school hours rather than on a Saturday.  Payment for the test is $17.00 per student.  Cost to the district is $4,760.00.  This is included in the budget. (attachment)
 
D. Special Education/Other Student Issues
 
1. CST-COVID-19 Summer Testing Protocol
Recommend Board approval of the COVID-19 Child Student Team Testing Protocol for the summer of 2020. (attachments)
 
a. Summer Testing Procedures
b. Summer Testing Parent Letter
c. CST Testing Procedures for Evaluators
d. COVID-19 Staff Screening
e. COVID-19 Student Screening
f. NJDOH Youth Camps COVID-19 Attestation Form
 
2. CST-Summer Employment of Nurses
Recommend Board approval for District Nurses and District Substitute Nurses to work in-person at Dorothy L. Bullock School, on an as-needed basis, when summer CST evaluations are being completed from July 27, 2020 to August 27, 2020, at per diem rate.  Approval from the Supervisor of Special Education is required prior to work completion.  This is included in the budget. (attachment)
 
E. Athletics
 
F. Miscellaneous
 
1. NJ Child Assault Prevention Program Application
Recommend Board ratify submission and approve acceptance of the New Jersey Child Assault Prevention Program Application for the 2020-2021 school year. (attachment)
 
2. 2020-2021 Affirmative Action Committee
Recommend Board approval of the following staff members as Affirmative Action Committee members for the 2020-2021 school year. (attachment)
 
Robert Preston
Affirmative Action Officer
K-12
Brandi Sheridan
Supervisor
K-12
LaVonyia Wilson-Mitchell
Principal
7-8
Craig Stephenson
Principal
4-6
Christian Lynch
Assistant Principal
9-12
Nanci Moore
Director of Special Education
K-12
Carol Ceglia
GEA Representative
7-8
 
 
3. 2020-2021 HIB Committee
Recommend Board approval of the following staff members as Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) Committee members for the 2020-2021 school year. (attachment)
 
Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Robert Preston
Anti-Bullying Specialist-Rodgers
Nicole Pacera
Anti-Bullying Specialist-Bullock
Amanda Brice
Anti-Bullying Specialist-Bowe
Tammy Belcher
Anti-Bullying Specialist-GIS
David Davenport
Anti-Bullying Specialist-GHS
Mary Beth Ragozzino
 
G. Informational
 
1. HIB Report (none at this time)
2. Suspensions (none at this time)
3. Board Reports
a. Rodgers (attachment)
b. Bullock (attachments)
c. Bowe (attachment)
d. GIS (attachment)
e. GHS/GHS Guidance/Athletics (attachment)
f. Bullock Guidance (none at this time)
g. Bowe Guidance (none at this time)
h. GIS Guidance (none at this time)
i. CST (attachment)
4. Interim Chief Academic Officer Report (attachment)
5. July Graduation Ceremony Survey (attachment)
6. Online Learning Feedback Survey Results-June 2020 (attachment)
7. Glassboro Public School District Recovery Plan 2020-2021 (attachment)

2. Operations

 
A. Building Issues
1. Rodgers School
2. Bullock School
3. Bowe School
4. Intermediate School
5. High School
6. Beach Administration Building
7. Technology
 
B. Awards/Donations
 
C. Transportation
 
D. Budget Recommendations/Grants
 
1. Recommend Board approval of the following Reports per attachments:
a. Warrant Account Bill List July 2020 (attachment)
b. Capital Projects Bill List June 2020 Final Run (attachment)
c. Handwritten Check List June 1-30, 2020 (attachment)
d. Preliminary Board Secretary’s Report June 2020 (attachment)
e. Preliminary Revenue Report June 2020 (attachment)
f. Treasurer’s Report June 2020 (attachment)
g. Food Service Profit & Loss June 2020 (attachment)
h. Food Service Dashboard June 2020 (attachment)
 
Board Secretary’s Reports in accordance with 18A:17-36 and 18A:17-9 for the month of June 2020.  The Board Secretary certifies that no line item account has been over expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)3 and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district’s financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
 
Treasurer’s Reports in accordance with 18A:17-36 and 18A:17-9 for the month of June 2020.  The Treasurer’s Reports and Secretary’s Reports are in agreement for the month of June 2020.
 
Board Secretary in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)2 certifies that there are no changes in anticipated revenue amounts or revenue sources.
 
Board of Education Certification – pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)4.  We certify that after review of the secretary’s monthly financial report (appropriations section) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, that to the best of our knowledge no major accounts or fund has been over expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)3 and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district’s financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
 
2. Transfer Authorization
a. Recommend Board approval of the authorized transfers for June 2020. (attachment)
 
E. Resolutions/Contracted Services
 
1. LED Sign-Bowe
Recommend Board approval for an increase in the original amount approved as the BOE’s contribution for the Thomas E. Bowe School LED sign in the amount of $220.00.  This amount will cover the cost of the engineering drawings which was not initially accounted for.  Total cost of the project is $6,020.00. The total BOE contribution towards that cost would be $1,220.00. (attachment)
 
F. Informational – Reports/Articles/Miscellaneous
 
1. Reports
a. Maintenance Report (attachment)
b. Security Drill Report (none at this time)
c. Facility Request Report (attachment)
d.  IT Report (attachment)
2. Articles
3. Miscellaneous
a. Aid In Lieu Payments
Recommend Board approval to pay a reduced 2019-2020 aid in lieu payment as allowed per N.J.S.A. 18A:39-1 as a result of the declared public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Due to approximately two-thirds of the school year elapsing prior to the mandated closure date of March 18, 2020, districts must make aid in lieu payments totaling at least $667.00 per pupil for the year, resulting in a savings of approximately $40,000.00. (attachment)
 

3. Administration

 
A. Resignations/Retirements/Leaves of Absence/Rescind Action
1. Resignations
 
a. Recommend Board approval for the resignation of Amanda Fordyce effective August 30, 2020. (attachment)
 
2. Revocation of Tenure
3. Dismissal/Suspension
4. Leaves of Absence
5. Retirement
6. Reduction in Force
 
a. Recommend Board approval for termination of the following staff members due to Reduction in Force for the 2020-2021 school year. (attachment)
 
Employee #5923
Rodgers
Employee #5943
Bullock
Employee #5942
Bullock
Employee #5915
Bullock
Employee #5931
Bowe
Employee #5128
GHS
Employee #5713
GHS
 
7. Increment Withholding
 
B. New Employees/Transfers/Assignments/Contracts
 
1. New Employees
Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, the following personnel recommendations are submitted as follows.
 
a. Teachers/Nurses/Secretaries/Aides
 
1) HR Generalist/Food Service Administrator
Recommend Board approval of Shelby Gandy, pending receipt of a positive criminal history background check, as Human Resources Generalist/Food Service Administrator at Beach Administration Building for the 2020-2021 school year at a prorated annual salary of $44,999.99.  Start date to be determined.  Ms. Gandy is replacing Christine Morello due to resignation. (attachment)
 
b. Special Education Elementary ABA Teacher-Rodgers
Recommend Board approval of Jennifer Smierciak, pending certification clearance from the NJ Department of Education, a positive criminal history background check, and contingent upon enrolling in the Provisional Program for the appropriate endorsement codes, as Special Education Elementary ABA Teacher at J. Harvey Rodgers School for the 2020-2021 school year, MA Step 1, at an annual salary of $55,640.00, pending settlement of the GEA Agreement, effective August 31, 2020. Ms. Smierciak is replacing Samantha Leighton due to resignation. (attachment)
 
b. Administration
c. Bus Drivers/Bus Aides
d. Substitute Bus Drivers and Aides
e. Custodians/Housekeeper
f. Substitute Custodians/Grounds
g. Athletics
h. ESS (formerly Source4Teachers) Substitutes
Recommend Board approval of the July 2020 ESS Substitute list. (none at this time)
 
i. Other
 
2. Employee Transfer/Appointments
 
a. Custodian
Recommend Board ratify Jose Heredia from the position of Housekeeper to Custodian due to successful completion of Boiler Operation License, Step 1, at an annual prorated salary of $31,218.00, pending settlement of the 2019-2020 GESPA Agreement, effective January 31, 2020. (attachment)
 
b. Transfers
Recommend Board approval of the following staff transfers for the 2020-2021 school year. (attachment)
 
Transfers                         From               To
Elizabeth Calvo
Rodgers
Bullock
Noelia Gonzalez
Bullock CST
GIS (12-Mo Secretary)
Kelly Murphy
GIS
Bullock
Patricia Yanez
GIS
GHS
Christi Baldissero
GHS
Rodgers
Anne-Sophie Meeks
GHS
GIS
Samantha Shoemaker
GHS
GIS
 
c. GHS Security Aide
Recommend Board approval of Michael Massi from Full-Time Security Aide to Part-Time Security Aide at GHS for the 2020-2021 school year due to elimination of the full-time position, 5 days per week, 5 hours per day, effective September 1, 2020.  Mr. Massi’s hourly salary rate will remain the same.
 
3. Assignments
4. Contracts
 
a. Middle School Head Boy Basketball Coach
Recommend Board ratify the 2019-2020 Co-Curricular Contract for Monroe Willis as Middle School Head Boys Basketball Coach for 2019-2020 school year, Step 4, in the amount of $2,650.00.  The original approval/contract amount was incorrect.
 
5. Miscellaneous
6. Legal
 
C. Job Descriptions
 
D. Public Relations
 
1. Community Affairs Secretary Report – June 2020 (attachment)
 
E. Miscellaneous
 
1. Class Reimbursement
Recommend Board ratify class reimbursement to Jose Heredia for a NJ Black Seal Low Pressure Boiler License in the amount of $550.00 effective January 31, 2020.  Required documentation has been submitted. (attachment)
 
2. 2020 Summer Employment – Sports
Recommend Board ratify the following staff members to work during the summer to review and process sports physicals, Health History Questionnaires, COVID-19 Questionnaires and properly file the paperwork in the student’s medical file at the High School and Intermediate School effective July 1, 2020.  This is included in the budget. (attachment)
 
Erin Perewiznyk, up to 4 days, at per diem rate
Catherine Straube, up to 3 days, comp time
 
3. Superintendent’s Year-End Evaluation
Recommend Board approval of the Superintendent’s Year-End Evaluation for the 2019-2020 school year.
 
 
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