Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda for May 20

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, May 20, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Students from Goshen High School Jazz Voices will perform at 7:15 p.m. prior to the Board Meeting under the direction of Kristen Scully.

Maureen Farrell
District Clerk

MEETING AGENDA
1. Meeting Called to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Moment of Meditation

3. Motion for Approval of Minutes of May 7, 2019

4. Correspondence

5. Privilege of the Floor

6. President’s Report

7. Legislative Update/OCSBA

8. Superintendent’s Report

1.  Kindergarten Festival

2.  CJH Career Day

3.  Grade 5 Concert

4.  BOCES National Technical Honor Society Induction

9. Assistant Superintendent for Business Report

10. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel & Technology Report

1.  AIS Plan

2.  Middle School Textbook Proposal

11. Consent Agenda

1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education.

2. Personnel

3. Obsolete Equipment

4. Disposition of Vehicle

12. Old Business

13.  New Business

Action: 1. Accept Annual Fire Inspection Report and Certificates of Occupancies

Action: 2. Approve Change Orders for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Benard Associates, Inc.

Action: 3. Approve Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement with GTA for Distance Learning Courses

Action: 4. Approve Agreement for Services – Educational & Management Services, Inc.

Action: 5. Approve Academic Intervention Services Plan

14. Privilege of the Floor

15. Board Member Issues

16. Close Meeting

Consent Agenda Notes

1.   Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool pecial Education

2.      Personnel

3.      Disposal of Obsolete Equipment

4.      Disposal of Transportation Vehicles:

Vehicle #            Year                Model                                             Vin #

166                     1998       Chevrolet Suburban-7 Pass.              1GKEC16R6WJ731001

198                     2002       Thomas/Freightliner-66 Pass. Bus   4UZAAXAK62CJ63078

201                     2002       Thomas/Freightliner-66 Pass. Bus   4UZAAXAK62CJ63081

Truck w/Plow     2002       Ford Rack Body                              1FDWF37LX2EA56068

PERSONNEL
NAME                        TITLE                                                ACTION

a)       Dillon Johnson               STEAM Teacher                                 Appoint

b)       Julianne Johnson            World Language Teacher                    Appoint

c)       Kelsey Malles                English Teacher                                   Appoint

d)      Theresa Baker                Evening High School Tutor                Appoint

e)       Jarrad Vrydaghs                        Evening High School Tutor                Appoint

f)        Jayne Sullivan                Substitute Teacher Aide                     Appoint

g)       Jolene Struble                Substitute School Bus Driver             Appoint

h)       Debra Hefner                 Substitute Food Service Helper          Appoint

i)         Christopher Haller         Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

j)         James McLoughlin        Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

k)       Laura Dubatowka          Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

l)         Lizbeth Criscenzo          Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

m)     Jacelyn Whiting             Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

n)       Jennifer Blake                Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

o)       Michael Toscano            Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

p)       Lisa Brent                      Summer Guidance Counselor             Additional Days

q)       Phyllis Cass-DenDanto   Summer Guidance Secretary              Additional Days

r)        Melissa Clark                 Teacher Aide                                       Extra Compensation

s)        Anna LaRegina             Special Education Teacher                  Extra Compensation

t)         Patricia Boles                 Special Education Teacher                  Extra Compensation

u)       Glenn Clark                   Special Education Teacher                  Extra Compensation

v)       Kristen Green                Regular Education Teacher                 Extra Compensation

w)     Jessica Daly                   Regular Education Teacher                 Extra Compensation

x)       Theresa Baker                Regular Education Teacher                  Extra Compensation

Appointment: Dillon Johnson, STEAM teacher, at a salary of $54,319 (BA-1 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2019, with a tenure date of September 1, 2023 and a tenure area in Technology, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least three of the four years preceding tenure conferral. His appointment is pending obtaining NYS certification. Mr. Johnson is replacing Ruth Roebuck.

Appointment: Julianne Johnson, world language teacher, at a salary of $85,863 (MA-14 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2019, with a tenure date of September 1, 2022 and a tenure area in Spanish, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least two of the three years preceding tenure conferral. Ms. Johnson has Professional Spanish 7-12 certification. She is replacing Louise Giardina.

Appointment: Kelsey Malles, English teacher, at a salary of $62,075 (MA-2 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2019, with a tenure date of September 1, 2023 and a tenure area in English, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least three of the four years preceding tenure conferral. Ms. Malles has Initial ELA 7-12 certification. She is replacing Patricia McCaffrey-Bjorke.

Appointment:  Theresa Baker, evening high school tutor, at a salary of $33.00/hr., for 3 hour/day, as needed, effective May 1, 2019 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Appointment:  Jarrad Vrydaghs, evening high school tutor, at a salary of $33.00/hr., for 3 hour/day, as needed, effective May 14, 2019 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Appointment:  Jayne Sullivan, substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $11.80/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective May 21, 2019 and for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Jolene Struble, substitute school bus driver, at a salary of $20.91/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective May 21, 2019 and for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Debra Hefner, substitute food service helper, at a salary of $11.80/hour, for 3 hours per day, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective May 21, 2019 and for the 2019-2020 school year.

Additional Days:  Christopher Haller, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $593.71/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 5 extra summer days, if needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  James McLoughlin, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $544.00/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 10 extra summer days, as needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Laura Dubatowka, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $502.00/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 10 extra summer days, as needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Jacelyn Whiting, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $492.00/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 10 extra summer days, as needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Jennifer Blake, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $389.28/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 6 extra summer days, if needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Michael Toscano, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $310.38/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 6 extra summer days, if needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Lisa Brent, summer guidance counselor at a salary of $358.83/diem, effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 not to exceed 6 extra summer days, if needed. These days are in addition to the 10 days stated in the GTA Contract where counselors are to work 5 days after the school year and 5 days preceding the next school year.

Additional Days:  Phyllis Cass-DenDanto, summer Guidance secretary at a salary of $146.69/diem effective July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 for 3 extra summer days, if needed.

Extra Compensation: Melissa Clark, teacher aide, at a salary of $25.00/hour, for 7 hours per day, effective April 3-5, 2019 and April 8-9, 2019, for coverage in nurse’s office during Kindergarten screening.

Extra Compensation: Anna LaRegina, special education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/class, per GTA contract, effective March 13, 2019 through June 26, 2019. Ms. LaRegina will be covering a class while Tarin Hackbarth is on medical leave.

Extra Compensation: Glenn Clark, special education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/class, per GTA contract, effective March 13, 2019 through June 26, 2019. Mr. Clark will be covering a class while Tarin Hackbarth is on medical leave.

Extra Compensation: Kristen Green, regular education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/class, per GTA contract, effective March 13, 2019 through June 26, 2019. Ms. Green will be covering a class while Tarin Hackbarth is on medical leave.

Extra Compensation: Jessica Daly, regular education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/class, per GTA contract, effective March 13, 2019 through June 26, 2019. Ms. Daly will be covering a class while Tarin Hackbarth is on medical leave.

Extra Compensation: Theresa Baker, regular education teacher, at a salary of $82.07/class, per GTA contract, effective March 13, 2019 through June 26, 2019. Ms. Baker will be covering a class while Tarin Hackbarth is on medical leave.

Resolutions

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 May 7, 2019.

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. Accept Annual Fire Inspection Report and Certificates of Occupancies
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the Public School Fire Safety Reports as presented
on April 25, 2019. (It is noted that any non-conformances that were indicated at the time of
inspection were corrected and new Certificates of Occupancy have been issued. Additionally, it
is noted that legal notice has been published at least once in newspapers of record and that the
fire departments with jurisdiction covering school facilities have also been notified and given
access to inspection reports).

13.2. Approve Change Orders for Capital Project at Goshen High School – Benard
Associates, Inc.
BE IT RESOLVED that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves the following Change Orders, totaling $79,280,
relevant to Benard Associates, Inc.’s general construction contract:
GC CO-27 Anchor & flash a thicker GHS sign above main entrance $37,934
GC CO-28 Furnish & install diameter support pipes above the side of Catwalk “A” for installation of ETC bracket connections.

$4,825
GC CO-29 Credit for cast stone substitute for limestone as originally specified. $(50,322)

13.3. Approve of Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement with GTA for Distance
Learning Courses
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the terms of a Supplemental
Memorandum of Agreement between the District and the Goshen Teachers Association dated
May 17, 2019, regarding the additional course offerings, synchronous and asynchronous, for the
one year pilot program beginning September 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, as presented to the
Board at this meeting.

13.4. Approve Entering into an Agreement for Services – Educational & Management
Services, Inc.
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves entering into an Agreement for Services with Educational &
Management Services, Inc. to provide data collection and filing services into the NYSED-STAC
Unit, for reimbursement of special education costs, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020,
at an annual rate of $18,000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent
to execute the Agreement with this contractor.

13. 5. Re-Adopt Academic Intervention Services Plan

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education re-adopts the Academic Intervention Services Plan as presented.