Agenda September 26, 2018
CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Presiding Officer: Warren Messner
Pledge of Allegiance - Jane Shepardson
Convene public meeting at 7:30 pm
1. Information Business Affairs
1.1 President’s Report
1.2 Superintendent’s Report
2. Committee Reports
Public Comment Period:
We welcome public comments, and in respect for each other's time, we ask that you limit your comments to three minutes. Board members may be contacted via email or phone.
3. Approvals & Ratifications
3.1 Accept Minutes of August 30, 2018 Board Meeting
3.2 Accept Minutes of September 12, 2018 Board Meeting
4. Recommended Action: Personnel
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as student teacher, intern and/or classroom observer for the 2018/2019 school year:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as Active Learning Leadership Fellows effective for the 2018/2019 school year:
BE IT RESOLVED that the probationary term of Mathematics Teacher, Eszter Weisz, shall be amended to terminate on August 31, 2019, based upon receipt of proof of tenure in a New York State public school district.
Ms. Lia Milton, Teaching Assistant, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective September 27, 2018.
Mr. Anthony Germani, Modified Volleyball Assistant Coach, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective September 4, 2018.
Ms. Molly Siegrist, Intern, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective September 6, 2018.
Request for Childcare Leave of Absence:
Ms. Ann DeFazio, Teacher of Science, Horace Greeley High School, effective October 8, 2018 through November 21, 2018.
Ms. Meghan Keeler, Teacher of Elementary Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective September 28, 2018.
Ms. Pamela Schembri, Library Media Specialist, Horace Greeley High School, effective October 5, 2018.
Appointment: Leave Replacement
Ms. Caitlin Wilson, Leave Replacement Teacher of Special Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective February 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).
Appointment: Teaching Assistant
Ms. Leslie Englander, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 17, 2018.
Mr. Charles Riggs, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 18, 2018.
Susan McCarthy, Database Assistant, at Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective October 12, 2018.
Marissa Greenfeld, Continuing Education Assistant, resigned effective September 18, 2018.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the Contract for Independent Contractor Services with Laura Campagna, as Performing Arts Assistant for the school year 2018-19, at $25 per hour, not to exceed $15,000 annually, and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.
5. Recommended Action: Other
5.1 CSE Summaries (2018-19 School Year) reported to the Board on September 26, 2018.
5.2 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the contract with Greg Duncan of InterPrep for World Language consultative assistance during the 2018-19 school year, in the amount of $3,100 per day and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.
5.3 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the agreement with Educational & Management Services Inc. for Special Education Services during the 2018-19 school year, in the amount of $21,000, and authorizes the Superintendent to execute this Agreement.
5.4 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoints Joseph Gramando as the District’s Asbestos Management Plan Designee, duly certified in compliance with the Federal Requirements for Asbestos Management in Schools.
Acknowledgement of Change Orders approved by the Superintendent per Board Resolution adopted at June 14, 2017 Board of Education meeting
6.1 Change order #HGHS GC-002 approved by the Superintendent:
Project: Horace Greeley High School & Chappaqua Library Capital Improvements
Contractor: MVM Construction LLC
Description: Labor, Equipment and materials related to abatement & disposal of
asbestos materials at HGHS K Building
7.1 Treasurer’s Report – August 2018
8. Notice of Future Meetings
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Audit Approval / Assessment Review for the 2017-18 Academic Year
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Gr. 3-6 1:1 Technology & PBL Spaces Gr. K-4
Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the District Clerk,
Liisa Elsner at 238-7200, x-1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.
Chappaqua Board of Education
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
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