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September 14 -Agenda

Agenda September 14, 2022

Revised: 9/14/22 at 10:56am
9/14/22 at 2:57pm

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons

Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Pledge of Allegiance

5:00 pm    Open meeting 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of Fred Wang as a member of the Audit Committee, effective September 14, 2022.

Audit Committee Meeting - 

6:30 pm     Proposed Executive Session to discuss matters of health and safety, and litigation subject to Board approval.

Reconvene public meeting at 7:30 pm at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons.

1.    Information Business Affairs

1.1    President’s Report

1.2    Superintendent’s Report

1.2.1    CCSD Facilities Planning Presentation #3

Presentation:    District Performance 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.  After the public comment period has been completed, Board members may have a discussion among themselves regarding comments presented.

3.    Approvals & Ratifications

3.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the minutes of the August 31, 2022 Board of Education Meeting.

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the minutes of the September 8, 2022 Special Board of Education Meeting.

3.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the minutes of the September 9, 2022 Special Board of Education Meeting.

4.      Recommended Action:   Personnel 

4.1    Instructional

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as per diem substitutes at the Building Specific substitute teacher rate:

Rachel Stark – Horace Greeley High School

Resolution: 
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints Mary Ellen O’Mara from the Preferred Eligible List to the position of Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 9, 2022, with a probationary period ending March 31, 2026.

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints Jessica Kocher from the Preferred Eligible List to the position of Teaching Assistant, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective September 12, 2022, with a probationary period ending February 13, 2026.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby amends the appointment date of Jessica Beattie, Teacher of English/Theater, Horace Greeley High School, from August 31, 2022 to September 23, 2022, that was previously approved at the August 23, 2022 Board of Education meeting.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby amends the appointment date of Christine Free, Teacher of Music, Westorchard Elementary School, from September 23, 2022 to September 15, 2022, that was previously approved at the August 31, 2022 Board of Education meeting.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the probationary term of Special Education Teacher, Jessica Drinkwine, shall be amended to terminate on August 30, 2025, based upon receipt of proof of tenure in a New York State public school district.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the probationary term of Elementary Education Teacher, Caitlin Cerone, shall be amended to terminate on August 30, 2025, based upon receipt of proof of tenure in a New York State public school district.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as AP proctor to be employed on an "as needed" basis effective for the 2022/2023 school year:

Barbara Beaumont Grace Colello Kathryn Daly Linda DiChiara
Anita Faria Miriam Fernandes Eileen Gallagher Karen Ginsbern
Margo Gold Matthew Hager Carol Hughes Audrey Larkin
Ariel Leeds Elsie Maduras Jeanne Mahon Suzanne Michel
Maureen Miller Noah Mitchell Melissa Moran Tina Moundroukas
John Neary Janice Noto Helmers Mary Ellen O’Mara Sara O’Neill
Danielle O’Reilly Elise Orlando Kimberley Perham Paula Petito
Beth Quinn Thomas Quinn Dori-Ann Rodrick Joan Salamone
Barbara Scheine Leslie Schneider Nancy Silver Gretta Seidel
Meyi Sobon Judith Tucker Jill Jason Wainer Laurie Esley
Fiona Youngs Florance Zelenko    

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as SAT Coordinator to be employed for the 2022/2023 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:

Mallory Chinn

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as SAT Coordinator for Students with Testing Related Disabilities & ACT Coordinator – Special Testing to be employed for the 2022/2023 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:

Bernadette Kenny

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as Department Chairpersons effective September 15, 2022 for the 2022/2023 school year:

District-wide

Department Chairperson
MS Social Studies Jamie Egan
MS Mathematics Joshua Culwell-Block

Resignation:
Ms. Leomaris Garnot, Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective October 2, 2022.

Appointment: Coaching - Effective September 15, 2022 through November 1, 2022

Sport Level Coach Step
Boys Soccer Varsity Assistant Hernan Sanchez 1
Field Hockey Junior Varsity Michael McDonnell 1

Appointment: Coaching - Effective September 15, 2022 through November 11, 2022

Sport Level Coach Step
Volleyball Modified Assistant – Bell Jason Lummel 3

Appointment: Volunteer Coaching - Effective September 15, 2022 through November 1, 2022

Sport Level Coach
Field Hockey Varsity Sofia Southam*

*pending background check

4.2    Non-instructional   

Resignations:
Catherine Collins - Teacher Aide at Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective August 30, 2022.

Resolutions:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby authorizes an administrative leave of absence, without pay, for Angela Marshall, effective August 16, 2022, through August 25, 2022. 

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual below as a substitute clerical/teacher aide to be employed on an “as needed” basis, effective September 7, 2022, at a salary of $15.00 per hour:

Kylie Galiani

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby creates a 0.5 FTE Purchasing Agent position. This action results in the creation of a 0.5 FTE Purchasing Agent position at the Education Center effective September 15, 2022.

5.    Recommended Action:  Other
Use of the Consent Agenda permits the Board of Education to make more effective use of its time by adopting a single motion to cover those relatively routine matters, which are included. Any member of the Board who wishes to discuss individually a particular piece of business on the Consent Agenda may so indicate and that item will be considered and voted on separately, thus preserving the right of all Board members to be heard on any issue. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following Consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools.

5.1    CSE summaries (2022-23 School Year) reported to the Board on September 14, 2022.

5.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an addendum to Product Schedule #1829325 master lease agreement #480977 with Lenovo Financial Services, previously approved by the Board on May 19, 2022, amending the ICE Swap Rate and increasing the new lease payment to $31,416.66, and authorizes the Board President to execute the addendum.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an Instructional Services Agreement with The Clear View School, at a rate set by New York State, effective July 7, 2022 through June 23, 2023, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves a proposal by Transfinder for Reoutefinder Pro to Routefinder Plus Migration, Transfinder Hosting Services, in the amount of $10,450.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute the proposal.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the donation of an ATEC Power Hummer pitching machine, valued at $1,500.00, made by Richard Birdoff.

5.6    BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the Final AS-7 Contracts for 2021-2022 services      provided by Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

6.      Facilities

7.      Financials

8.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7:30 pm
Audit Approval
Horace Greeley High School – Auditorium

Monday, October 3, 2022, 7:30 pm
Westorchard Elementary School Presentation
Horace Greeley High School Auditorium

10.     Adjournment 

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
Education Center
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Web: www.chappaquaschools.org
Email: BoEducation@chappaquaschools.org

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