Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda for Sept. 17

Members of the Audit Committee of the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District will meet in the Board Room at the Main Street School at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 to discuss the External Audit completed by Nugent & Haeussler.

A regular meeting of the Members of the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District, Orange County, New York, will be held in the Board of Education Room at the Main Street School on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Submitted by
Maureen Farrell
District Clerk

MEETING AGENDA
1. Meeting Called to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance/Moment of Meditation
3. Motion for Approval of September 4, 2018 Minutes
4. Correspondence
5. Privilege of the Floor
6. President’s Report
1. Results of 2017-2018 External Audit
7. Legislative Update/OCSBA Update
8. Superintendent’s Report
1. Capital Project Update
2. Stand-Up Presentation by Goshen High School
3. PPS Audit Presentation
4. September School Safety Meeting
9. Assistant Superintendent for Business Report
10. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology Report
11. Consent Agenda
1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education.
2. Personnel
3. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment
12. Old Business
13. New Business
Action: 1. Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Greenwood Lake Union Free School District
Action: 2. Approval of Re-Certification of Lead Evaluator for Teachers
Action: 3. Approve National Honor Society Trip to Quebec City
Action: 4. Approve Goshen High School Art Department Trip to Italy
Action: 5. Approve Change Order for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Core BTS
Action: 6. Approve Change Order for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Landscape Unlimited, Inc.
Action: 7. Accept Proposal and Appoint Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC.as District Law Firm
Action: 8. Approve Correction of Assessments Due to Small Claims Assessment Review
Action: 9. Approve Budgetary Transfer – Summer Custodial Payroll
14. Privilege of the Floor
15. Board Member Issues
16. Executive Session
17. Close Meeting

Consent Agenda Notes for September 17, 2018
1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool
Special Education
2. Personnel
3. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment
PERSONNEL
NAME TITLE ACTION
a) Robert McKiernan Principal Resign
b) Barbara Price School Bus Monitor Resign
c) John B. Russo Physical Education Teacher Childcare Leave
d) Pamela Klusky Teacher Aide Extend Intermittent Leave
e) Teena Schueler School Bus Monitor Appoint
f) Karen Smith Long-Term Substitute P.E. Teacher Appoint
g) Patricia Hartley Long-Term Substitute Teaching Assistant Appoint
h) Patricia Flynn Long-Term Substitute Teacher Aide Appoint
i) Natacha Generali Spec. Ed. Teacher Aide (Probationary) Appoint
j) Amanda Nyman Substitute Teacher Appoint
k) Audra Cutler Substitute Teacher Appoint
l) Katelynn Vyas Substitute Teacher Appoint
m) Christina Moscatello Substitute Teacher Appoint
n) Stephanie Caven Substitute Teacher Appoint
o) Emily Ni Tao Solonche Substitute Teacher Appoint
p) Amanda Morgano Substitute Teacher Appoint
q) Stephanie Guido Substitute Teacher Aide Appoint
r) John Tranes Substitute Custodial Worker Appoint
s) Louise Giardina PB & J Advisor – GHS Appoint
t) Michael Calabrese Ski Club Advisor – CJH Appoint
u) Sherri Raco Temporary Cook Manager Amend Appointment
v) See Below Summer Technology Workers Amend Appointment
w) Kacey DeNoyelles Special Education Teacher Extra Compensation
x) Jennifer Hopkins Special Education Teacher Extra Compensation
y) Danielle Linguanti Business Education Teacher Extra Compensation
z) Christopher Cagna Special Education Teacher Extra Compensation
aa) See Below Probation Completion
Evening High School
bb) Karen Beilman EHS Secretary Appoint
cc) Michael Isseks EHS Administrator Appoint
dd) Robert Karchawer EHS Administrator Appoint
ee) Patricia McCaffrey-Bjorke EHS English 12 Teacher Appoint
ff) Kristin Green EHS English 11 Teacher Appoint
gg) Patricia Douglas EHS Library Aide Appoint
hh) Gail Rodriguez EHS Security Aide Appoint
ii) Gail Frey EHS Security Aide Appoint
jj) Anna Allen EHS Security Aide Appoint
kk) Joseph Palancia EHS Substitute Teacher Appoint
ll) Jacqueline DeSantis EHS Substitute Security Aide Appoint
mm) Diane Winslow EHS GED Math Teacher Appoint
nn) Anna LaRegina EHS GED Testing & Tutoring Appoint
oo) Matthew Laroe EHS Participation in Govt. Teacher Appoint
Resignation: Robert McKiernan, high school principal, effective October 5, 2018.
Resignation: Barbara Price, school bus monitor, effective August 30, 2018.
Childcare Leave of Absence: John B. Russo, physical education teacher, is requesting a childcare
leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately October 1,
2018 through on or about October 14, 2018.
Extend Intermittent Leave of Absence: Pamela Klusky, teacher aide, is requesting an extension
of her intermittent medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible,
effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Appointment: Teena Schueler, school bus monitor (probationary), at a salary of $13.60/hr.
(pending CSEA negotiations), for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective September 18, 2018. In accordance with
Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective
September 18, 2018. She is a substitute school bus monitor with the District. Ms. Schueler is
replacing Carl Grzywaczewski.
Appointment: Karen Smith, long-term substitute physical education teacher, at a salary of $294.55
per diem (MA-1 on GTA salary schedule), effective approximately September 5, 2018 to on or about
September 30, 2018, or until physical education teacher returns. She has Physical Education K-12
certification. Ms. Smith is filling the childcare leave of absence for Michael Tangney.
Appointment: Patricia Hartley, long-term substitute teaching assistant, at a salary of $266.27/per
day, effective September 17, 2018 through approximately February 19, 2019. Ms. Hartley has
Permanent Social Studies 7-12 certification. She has been a teacher aide and substitute teacher with
the District. Ms. Hartley is replacing Jeanie Cresce who was filling in for the childcare leave of Dana
Piaquadio.
Appointment: Patricia Flynn, long-term substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending
CSEA negotiations), effective September 17, 2018 through approximately December 1, 2018 or until
the teacher aide returns. She is a substitute teacher aide with the District. Ms. Flynn is filling the
leave of Catalina Roney.
Appointment: Natacha Generali, special education teacher aide (probationary), at a salary of
$13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 5¾ hours/day, effective September 6, 2018. In
accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52
weeks, effective September 6, 2018. Ms. Generali is a substitute teacher aide with the District. She is
replacing Geoffrey Roney.
Appointment: Amanda Nyman, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed,
effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Permanent Childhood
Education 1-6 and SWD 1-6 certifications.
Appointment: Audra Cutler, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed, effective
September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Permanent Elementary Pre K-6 and
SWD 1-6 certifications.
Appointment: Katelynn Vyas, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed, effective
September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Initial Childhood Education 1-6 and
Initial Early Childhood Education B-2 certifications.
Appointment: Christina Moscatello, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed,
effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Initial Childhood Education 1-
6 and Initial SWD 1-6 certifications.
Appointment: Stephanie Caven, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed,
effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Initial Childhood Education 1-
6 and Initial Early Childhood Education B-2 certifications.
Appointment: Emily Ni Tao Solonche, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed,
effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Initial Childhood Education 1-
6 and Initial SWD 1-6 certifications.
Appointment: Amanda Morgano, substitute teacher at a salary of $110.00/diem, as needed,
effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. She has Initial Childhood Education 1-
6 and Initial SWD 1-6 certifications.
Appointment: Stephanie Guido, substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $10.40/hr. (pending CSEA
negotiations), as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective September 18, 2018.
Appointment: John Tranes, substitute custodial worker, at a salary of $10.40/hr., for 8 hours/day,
as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school
year.
Appointment: Louise Giardina, PB & J Advisor under Schedule B – D.5 at Goshen High School,
at a stipend of $1,265.00, effective for the 2018-2019 school year. Jeri Krish was incorrectly
assigned this position at the September 4, 2018 BOE meeting.
Appointment: Michael Calabrese, Ski Club Advisor under Schedule B – A.8 at C.J. Hooker
Middle School, at a stipend of $2,024.00, effective for the 2018-2019 school year. Michael
LaMonica was incorrectly assigned this position at the September 4, 2018 BOE meeting.
Amend Appointment: Sherri Raco, temporary cook manager, will receive an hourly differential to
assume responsibilities of temporary cook manager, effective August 28, 2018 through
approximately October 1, 2018, or until cook manager returns. Her September 4, 2018 appointment
salary was incorrect.
Amend Appointment: Michelle Girardi (change from up to 20 hours to 30 hours) and Elizabeth
Hagan (change from up to 20 hours to 10 hours), summer technology workers, at a salary of
$45.97/hr., effective August 20, 2018, to perform technology upgrades and maintenance prior to the
opening of schools. Their allotted work hours changed from their September 4, 2018 appointment.
Extra Compensation: Kacey DeNoyelles, special education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/ period,
per GTA contract, effective September 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. DeNoyelles will
be teaching 1 extra period every other day.
Extra Compensation: Jennifer Hopkins, special education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/ period,
per GTA contract, effective September 6, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. Hopkins will be
providing consultant teacher services per student’s 504 plan for 5 extra periods per week.
Extra Compensation: Danielle Linguanti, business education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/
period, per GTA contract, effective September 1, 2018. Ms. Linguanti will be teaching an extra
Business Math class period every day for the 2018-2019 school year. This is in addition to the
August 4, 2018 appointment for an additional Internship class period for the first semester only.
Extra Compensation: Christopher Cagna, special education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/ period,
per GTA contract, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Cagna will be teaching 1 extra math class every
day for the 2018-2019 school year.
Probation Completion: The following employees have completed probation and are recommended
for permanent status:
NAME POSITION COMPLETION
DATE
Lisa de Jong Account Clerk-Typist 8/16/17
Karen Wells Assistant Supervisor of Transportation 4/10/18
Amelia Dombal Clerk 9/20/17
Patricia Racioppo Cook Manager 7/1/18
Michael Salley Custodial Worker 6/12/18
Mark Besaw Custodial Worker 7/28/18
Michael Melchiori Custodian 6/6/18
Regina Torino Food Service Helper 3/21/18
Megan Giusto Food Service Helper 10/4/17
Frank Kowalczyk Head Maintenance Worker 7/29/18
Marcus Lawrence School Bus Driver 3/21/18
Mary Jane Defreece School Bus Monitor 11/7/17
Marie Coluccio Senior School Secretary 7/1/18
Norine Ortiz Teacher Aide 4/4/18
Barbara Fixsen Teacher Aide 9/1/17
Stacey Ryan Teacher Aide 9/14/17
Gloria Knowlton Teacher Aide 9/7/17
Caroline O’Sullivan Teacher Aide 9/2/17

Evening High School
Appointment: Karen Beilman Evening High School secretary at a salary of $26.81/hr. for 2.5
hours per evening, 4 evenings per week, effective September 1, 2018. This is a yearly appointment.
Appointment: Michael Isseks Evening High School Administrator at a salary of $61.50/hr., for 3.5
hours per evening, 2 evenings per week effective September 1, 2018. This is a yearly appointment.
Appointment: Robert Karchawer Evening High School Administrator at a salary of $61.50/hr.,
for 3.5 hours per evening, 2 evenings per week effective September 1, 2018. This is a yearly
appointment.
Appointment: Patricia McCaffrey-Bjorke as Evening High School English 12 teacher at a salary
of $54.33/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, 1 evening per week, effective September 18, 2018 for the
2018-2019 school year. Ms. McCaffrey-Bjorke is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Kristin Green as Evening High School English 11 teacher at a salary of $46.86/hr.,
for 3.5 hours per evening, for 1 evening per week, effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019
school year. Ms. Green is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Patricia Douglas as Evening High School library aide at a salary of $13.60/hr.
(pending CSEA negotiations), for 2.5 hours per evening, 2 evenings per week, effective September
18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. Douglas is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Gail Rodriguez as Evening High School security aide at a salary of $65.72/per
evening, for 3 hours per evening, two evenings per week effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-
2019 school year. Ms. Rodriguez is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Gail Frey as Evening High School security aide at a salary of $65.72/per evening,
for 3 hours per evening, one evening per week effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019
school year. Ms. Frey is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Anna Allen as Evening High School security aide at a salary of $65.72/per evening,
for 3 hours per evening, one evening per week effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019
school year. Ms. Allen is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Joseph Palancia as Evening High School substitute teacher at a salary of
$28.56/hr., as needed, effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Mr. Palancia is
returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Jacqueline DeSantis as Evening High School substitute security aide at a salary of
$65.72/per evening, for 3 hours per evening, as needed, effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-
2019 school year. Ms. DeSantis is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Diane Winslow as Evening High School GED math teacher at a salary of
$41.62/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 18, 2018 for the
2018-2019 school year. Ms. Winslow is returning to Evening High School.
Appointment: Anna LaRegina as Evening High School GED testing & tutoring teacher at a salary
of $39.23/hr., as needed, effective September 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Appointment: Matthew Laroe as Evening High School Participation in Government teacher at a
salary of $38.09/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 18, 2018
for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year.

Resolutions 09/17/18
3. Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the draft of the minutes for the meeting of September 4, 2018.
11. Consent Agenda
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the Consent Agenda as presented.
13.1. Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Greenwood Lake Union Free School
District
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the Memorandum of Agreement with Greenwood Lake Union Free
School District for OU-BOCES payment of Greenwood Lake student who attends John S. Burke
Catholic High School, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
13.2. Approve Re-Certification of Lead Evaluator for Teachers
BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to the requirements of Education Law Section
3012-d and Part 30-2.9 of the Regents Rules, the following people have completed all of
the required training to be re-certified by this Board of Education as “Lead Evaluators”
for classroom teachers:
Jason Carter Matthew Wentworth
Robert McKiernan Henry Freedman
Kyle Roddey Gregory Voloshin
Matthew O’Brien Robert Siracuse
William Rolon Heather Hendershot
Heather Carman Marlene Gaynor
13.3. Approve National Honor Society Trip to Quebec City
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the National Honor Society trip to Quebec City from February 13,
2019 to February 16, 2019.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board reserves the right to cancel or
reschedule any school-sponsored trip or activity in the event of any emergency condition outside
of the control of the School District, in its sole discretion.
Resolutions 09/17/18
13.4. Approve Goshen High School Art Department Trip to Italy
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the Goshen High School Art Department trip to Italy from April
11, 2019 to April 21, 2019.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board reserves the right to cancel or
reschedule any school-sponsored trip or activity in the event of any emergency condition outside
of the control of the School District, in its sole discretion.
13.5. Approve Change Order for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Core BTS
BE IT RESOLVED that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
Schools of the Goshen Central School District, the Board of Education hereby approves the
following Change Order relevant to Core BTS’s technology contract:
7/25/2018 CJ Hooker Access Points $ 920.00
7/25/2018 CJ Hooker Annex Access Point $ 920.00
7/25/2018 Access Points – HS (Model 2702 to 3802) $ 20,948.00
7/25/2018 Access Points – HS (Model 1524 tro 1562) $ 896.00
7/25/2018 HS Switch Change ESC-HS1-2 to 4500-X 32 $ (5,833.00)
7/25/2018 HS CLOSET 1 Change 2960x TO 9300 $ 4,663.00
7/25/2018 HS CLOSET 2 Change 2960x TO 9300 $ 4,663.00
7/25/2018 HS CLOSET 3 Change 2960x TO 9300 $ 4,663.00
7/25/2018 HS CLOSET 4 Change 2960x TO 9301 $ 4,663.00
7/25/2018 HS CLOSET 5 Change 2960x TO 9301 $ 4,663.00
7/25/2018 CJ Hooker & Annex Switch change to C9500X-40X $ (1,358.00)
7/25/2018 CJ Hooker & Annex Switch change to C9500X-40X $ (18,096.00)
7/25/2018 GIS Switch 4500X to Cisco 9500-16X $ 1,536.00
7/25/2018 SAS Switch 6824 to ESCS1-1 Cisco 6824 $ (3,226.00)
7/25/2018 Add Primes License Support $ 5,045.00
7/25/2018 Change all 2702 Series Aps to 2802 $ 9,016.00
Applied to allowance ~ Total Increase 0.00
13.6. Approve Change Order for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Landscape
Unlimited, Inc.
BE IT RESOLVED that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves the following Change Orders relevant to
Landscape Unlimited, Inc.’s site contract:
08/30/18 SC CO-02 Installation of water service isolation valves $68,250
08/30/18 SC Co-03 Additional sanitary manhole $3,957
Resolutions 09/17/18
13.7. Award RFP for District Legal Services to Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Goshen Central School District accepts and awards the
Agreement for District Legal Services to Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC, from
September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, in the amount of $52,500 per school year (prorated for
the 2018-2019 school year). The District Law Firm is appointed annually at the Re-Organization
meeting.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education President shall execute said
Agreement. A copy of said Agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of
this meeting.
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13.8. Correction of Assessments Due to Small Claims Assessment Review
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education accepts the assessment corrections as specified by the Orange County
Supreme and County Courts as summarized and to direct the Tax Collector to take the necessary
actions in accordance with Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR) for Lissette & Gregory
Schlicht (Hamptonburgh) SBL 9-1-21.13 in the amount of $1,235.05 and Kunjan & Asmita Patel
(Hamptonburgh) SBL 10-4-15 in the amount of $ 683.51 (A690) for the 2018/2019 tax year.
13.9. Approve Budgetary Transfer
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the budgetary transfer dated September 12, 2018, in the amount of
$44,745.60, to cover shortage in summer custodial work payroll code.