Minutes July 28, 2020
CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 4:30 PM
Education Center - Board Conference Room
Presiding Officer: Victoria Bayard Tipp
Pledge of Allegiance: Holly McCall
Present: Board of Education (all via Zoom Videoconference)
Victoria Bayard Tipp, President
Holly McCall, Vice President
Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Staff Members: (via Zoom Videoconference)
Christine Ackerman, Superintendent of Schools
John Chow, Assistant Superintendent for Business
Adam Pease, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Tony Sinanis, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Leadership Development
Liisa Elsner, District Clerk
1. Call the Meeting to Order at 4:30 pm
Motioned by Jane Kimmel Shepardson to convene the public meeting at 4:31 pm. Seconded by Holly McCall. Motion carried 5-0.
2. Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval, to discuss the employment history of particular persons and matters of health & safety.
Motioned by Warren Messner to adjourn into Executive Session to discuss the employment history of particular persons and matters of health & safety at 4:32 pm. Seconded by Hilary Grasso. Motion carried 5-0.
3. Reconvene Special Public Meeting.
Motioned by Holly McCall to reconvene the public meeting at 6:35 pm. Seconded by Hilary Grasso. Motion carried 5-0.
Dr. Ackerman recommended Item 4 as stated below.
Ms. Tonya Wilson, Principal, Roaring Brook Elementary School, to a probationary appointment in the Elementary Principal tenure area for a probationary term commencing on September 1, 2020 and terminating on August 31, 2024, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools, subject to receipt of composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three (3) of the four (4) proceeding years, and if the probationer receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period he or she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time. $191,761.
Motioned by Victoria Bayard Tipp to approve Item 4 as stated above. Seconded by Warren Messner. Motion carried 5-0.
5. Notice of Future Meetings
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Auditorium
Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 10:30 am
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Motioned by Holly McCall to adjourn the meeting at 6:43 pm. Seconded by Jane Kimmel Shepardson. Motion carried 5-0.
District Clerk / Secretary to the Superintendent