Meeting Agenda for October 7

The members of the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District, Orange County, New York, will hold a Public Hearing to present District-wide Safety Plan in the Board of Education Room at the Main Street School on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 7:15 p.m.

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, October 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. immediately following the Public Hearing.

Maureen Farrell
District Clerk

 MEETING AGENDA

  1. Meeting Called to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance/Moment of Meditation
  3. Motion for Approval of September 16, 2019 Minutes
  4. Financial Update
  5. Acknowledge Treasurer’s Report for July 2019
  6. Correspondence
  7. Privilege of the Floor
    1. President’s Report
  8. K-12 Technology Instructional Specialist
  9. Legislative Update/OCSBA
    1. Superintendent’s Report
    2.   Technology Survey Presentation
    3.  K-5 Health Presentation
    4. Cyberattacks
    5. Search for Assistant Director of PPS
  10. Assistant Superintendent for Business Report
    1. Quarterly Claims Auditor Report
    2. Draft of 2020-2021 Budget Development Calendar
  11. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology Report
    1. Spanish Textbook Adoption
  12. Consent Agenda
    1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education
    2. Personnel
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business

Action: 1.   Approve Teacher on Special Assignment as a K-12 Technology Instructional Specialist
Action: 2.   Re-adopt District Safety Plan
Action: 3.   Approve Reporting Requirements for Appointed School District Officials
Action: 4.   Approve Update to Internal Policy and Procedures for Use of District Credit Card/Line of Credit
Action: 5.   Approval of Lead Evaluator for Teachers Certifications
Action: 6.   Approve Middle School French Department Trip to Canada, April 2020
Action: 7.   Approve Overnight Trip – Cross Country to Rhode Island
Action: 8.   Approve Appointment of Certain District Official Positions
Action: 9.   Approve Budgetary Transfers
Action: 10. Approve Agreement for Special Education Services – Learning Together & Greenburgh North Castle UFSD
Action: 11. Approval of Agreement for 1:1 Registered Behavior Technician Services
Action: 12. Accept Donation and Authorize Increase to Budget – GIS PTO
Action: 13. Accept Donation and Authorize Increase to Budget – MySchoolBucks
Action: 14. Accept Donations and Authorize Increase to Budget – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Action: 15. Approve Correction of Assessments Due to Small Claims Assessment Review
Action: 16. Approve Tax Certiorari Refund – Al Turi Landfill
Action: 17. Adoption of Spanish Textbook
Action: 18. Accept Revised Proposal – Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC. – District Law Firm
Action: 19.  Approve Addendum Agreement to Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum Contract
Action: 20.  Approve Addendum Agreement to Assistant Superintendent for Business Contract
Action: 21.  Approve Terms & Conditions Department Directors
Info/Act: 22. Reading & Re-adoption of Policy #7511 Immunization of Students

  1. Privilege of the Floor
  2. Board Member Issues
  3. Close Meeting

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 September 16, 2019.

12.  Consent Agenda

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accepts the retirement of Richard Besaw, custodial worker, effective December 12, 2019. Mr. Besaw has been with the District for 39 years.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the remainder of the Consent Agenda as presented.

14.1.   Approve Teacher on Special Assignment as a K-12 Technology Instructional  Specialist

WHEREAS, the District desires to assign Jonathan Redeker, a tenured 7-12 Social Studies tenure area teacher, to a position as a Teacher on Special Assignment K-12 Technology Instructional Specialist providing support to District teachers and other professional staff in the area of technology, including but not limited to providing professional development in technology, technology integration, assistance and support in technology for professional staff, among other technology related services, which constitutes an Instructional Support Services (“ISS”) position within the meaning of Part 30 of the Regents Rules; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent deems Jonathan Redeker to be competent and qualified to perform the services of as a Teacher on Special Assignment, K-12 Technology Instructional Specialist based upon his successful service providing of such technology services during the previous six school years and his professional certificate as Educational Technology Specialist, and a professional certificate as Social Studies 7-12 teacher and more than three years teaching experience in his Social Studies tenure area; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Part 30 of the Regents Rules and Section 3013 of the New York State Education Law, Jonathan Redeker shall continue to accrue seniority in the Social Studies tenure area while serving in this ISS position;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Jonathan Redeker, is assigned to the position of an Teacher on Special Assignment, K-12 Technology Instructional Specialist position for the 2019-2020 school year, and thereafter, unless returned to a classroom teaching position in his/her tenure area of employment.

14.2. Re-Adoption of District Safety Plan

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the re-adoption of the District Safety Plan as presented.

14.3. Approve Reporting Requirements for Appointed School District Officials

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District/Location Code 73302 hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on time keeping system records or the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the Clerk of this body:

APPOINTED OFFICIALS

Title Name SS# (last 4 digits) Registration
Number
Standard Work Day

(Hrs/Day)

Term Begins/Ends Participates in Employer’s Time Keeping System (Yes/No) Days/Month
(Based on Record of Activities)
District Clerk Maureen Farrell xxxx xxxx 8 07/01/19-06/30/20 NO 13.50
District Treasurer Ann Desiglioli xxxx xxxx 8 07/01/19-06/30/20 NO 22.00
School Tax Collector Andrea Ricciardi xxxx xxxx 8 07/01/19-06/30/20 NO 22.00

14.4.   Approve Update to Internal Policy and Procedures for Use of District Credit Card/Line of Credit

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent the Board of Education approves the update to the Internal Policy and Procedures for Use of District Credit Card/Line of Credit as presented.

14.5. 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 person has completed all of the required training to be re-certified by this Board of Education as “Lead Evaluator” for classroom teachers: Henry Freedman

14.6. Approval of C.J. Hooker Middle School French Department Trip to Canada

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the C.J. Hooker Middle School French Department Trip to Montreal and Quebec City, Canada from April 4 through April 7, 2020.

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.

14.7. Approve Overnight Trip – Cross Country to Rhode Island

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the overnight trip for the Cross Country team to Warwick, Rhode Island on October 18-19, 2019 to participate in the Brown University Cross Country Invitational.

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.

14.8. Approve Appointment of Certain District Official Positions

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education appoints the following District positions for the 2019-2020 school year, effective October 8, 2019:

Name / Position
Robert Siracuse, Comptroller, Extra-Classroom Activity Account – C.J. Hooker Middle School
Heather Carman,  DASA Coordinator – C.J. Hooker Middle School
Henry Freedman, DASA Coordinator – Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School

There are no stipends for these positions.

14.9. Approve Budgetary Transfers

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the following budgetary transfers:

Description / Dated / Amount

Monies slated for Hamptonburgh residential were incorrectly budgeted to St. Dominick’s account code / 09/26/19 / $140,000
Nurses salaries were under budgeted due to mid-year stipend / 07/31/19 /$86,671

14.10. Approve Individual Agreements for Special Education Services

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves entering into individual Agreements with Learning Together and Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District, to provide special educational services for students and for the District to sub-allocate IDEA 611 and 619 funds to said providers, on a per student basis, for the school year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

14.11   Approve Agreement for 1:1 Registered Behavior Technician Services

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the Board of Education approves entering into an Agreement with The Center for Discovery, to provide 1:1 Registered Behavior Technician Services per student’s IEP, in the amount of $9,660.00, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute the contract.

14.12. Accept Donation and Authorize Increase to Budget

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accepts a donation from Goshen Intermediate School PTO, in the amount of $6,658.66, to fund water bottle fill stations and coolers.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves increasing the 2019-2020 budget by $6,658.66 to support the associated expenditures.

Appropriations_______________________ Total  $6,658.66
Community – Contractual         A1621.452.07

Revenues _____________________  Total    $6,658.66
Donations                              A2705

14.13. Accept Donation and Authorize Increase to Budget

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accepts a donation from Global Payments Direct, Inc., in the amount of $1,000, to promote the school lunch program with a grant through MySchoolBucks.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves increasing the 2019-2020 budget by $1,000 to support the expenditures associated with promoting the school lunch program.

Appropriations _____________________   Total  $1,000
Supplies Non-Food             C2860.450

Revenues_________________________ Total    $1,000
Donations                                      C2705

14.14. Accept Donations and Authorize Increase to Budget

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accept the donations totaling $7,550 from the following vendor list for the Athletic Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Athletic Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Donations

Daniel Connor, Jason Carter, Louise Lynch & Greg Voloshin – $500
Atlas Security Services Inc. – $500
Gerard Associates Consulting Engineers, P.C. – $500
Goshen Youth League – $500
Benard Associates, Inc. – $500
Goshen High School: Goshen Teachers Association – $500
LAN Associates – $500
Triton Construction – $500
LEGOLAND – $500
M & T Bank – $500
Goshen Intermediate School Parent- Teacher Organization – $250
Scotchtown Ave School PTO – $250
Thomas Guarino Family Foundations INC – $250
Goshen Lions Club Administration Account – $250
Goshen Chamber of Commerce – $250
Goshen CSD CSEA – $250
CJ Hooker Middle School PTO Inc. – $250
Orange County Bagel Bakery II LLC – $200
Trailside Treats LLC – $100
Palacio Enterprises, Inc. – $100
Mark Kalish – $100
Goshen Sunoco – $100
Community Sponsorship Main Street – $100
Ashley Mechanical, INC – $100

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves increasing the 2019-2020 budget by $7,550 to support the expenditures associated with the Athletic Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Appropriations__________________________  Total $7,550
Community – Contractual       A8060.400

Revenues__________________________  Total    $7,550
Donations                                A2705

14.15. Approve 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 Michael & Maritza Batista (Goshen) SBL 29-1-16 in the amount of $959.74, Gill Bhupinder (Goshen) SBL 4-1-61.4 in the amount of $2,102.64, William & Eveline Henry (Goshen) SBL 112-16-9 in the amount of $402.72, Wendy Robinson (Goshen) SBL 17-1-44 in the amount of $1,761.88, Laureen Somers (Goshen) SBL 4-1-15.21 in the amount of $1,026.15 and Barry & Julia Terach (Goshen) SBL 18-2-42, in the amount of $1,088.11, (A1001) for the tax year 2019/2020.

14.16. Approve Tax Certiorari Refund – Al Turi Landfill

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the payment of the tax certiorari judgment awarded to Al Turi Landfill, Inc., Town of Goshen, as per court order entered in the Office of the Clerk of Orange County Supreme Court on September 8, 2016. Phase II in the amount of $526,689.33 and Phase III in the amount of $1,125,535.53. The said payments will be made to the “Commissioner of Finance, Orange County” upon request.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in order to fund said tax certiorari judgment refund that budgetary appropriations for the 2019/2020 school year be increased by $1,652,224.86 (A1964.400) and that the $1,652,224.86 be transferred to the General Fund Budget from the Tax Certiorari Reserve as the offsetting source of revenue.

14.17. Adopt Textbook for Goshen High School

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education adopts a Spanish textbook, Aventuras Literarias, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for a new Spanish 5 course through Corning Community College.

14.18. Approve Revised Agreement for District Legal Services with Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC.

BE IT RESOLVED that the Goshen Central School District approves a revised Agreement for District Legal Services with Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLC, from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, in the amount of $48,000 per 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.

14.19. Approve Addendum Agreement to Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology’s Contract

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board President is hereby authorized to execute an Addendum Agreement dated October 7 2019, to the Contract for the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology, a copy of which agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

14.20. Approve Addendum Agreement to Assistant Superintendent for Business’ Contract

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board President is hereby authorized to execute an Addendum Agreement dated October 7 2019, to the Contract for the Assistant Superintendent for Business, a copy of which agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

14.21. Approve of Terms & Conditions for Department Directors

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the Terms & Conditions for Department Directors of the Goshen Central School District effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, a copy of which shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

Consent Agenda Notes for October 7, 2019

  1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education
  2. Personnel
  3. Approve Revised List of CSE, SSE, CPSE Members and Surrogate Parents for 2019-2020 School Year

PERSONNEL
NAME                        TITLE                                                ACTION

a)       Richard Besaw              Custodial Worker                                Retire

b)       Brian Orzell                   Assist. Dir. of Pupil Personnel Services            Resign

c)       Amber Brown                Art Teacher                                         Childcare Leave

d)      Michael LaMonica         Grade 8 Science Teacher                    Childcare Leave

e)       Christopher Tucci          Unified Arts Teacher                          Medical Leave

f)        Anna Allen                    Teacher Aide                                       Medical Leave

g)       Joseph Sanzone             School Bus Driver                               Medical Leave

h)       Anthony Chisholm        Technical Support Assistant               Extend Medical Leave

i)         Pamela Klusky               Teacher Aide                                       Extend Medical Leave

j)         Katherine Russo            Special Education Teacher Aide         Intermittent Medical Leave

k)       Karen Wells                   Supervisor of Transportation (Probationary) Appoint

l)         Kelly Kennedy              ENL Teacher                                       Appoint

m)     Purita Rosas                   School Bus Driver (Probationary)       Appoint

n)       Christine Gliatta            School Bus Driver (Probationary)       Appoint

o)       John Pierce                    School Bus Driver (Probationary)       Appoint

p)       James DeBlock              School Bus Monitor (Probationary)    Appoint

q)       Jeniece Gonzales           Food Service Helper (Probationary)   Appoint

r)        Leah Morganstein          Long-Term Substitute Administrator    Appoint

s)        Monika Quilatan            Substitute Teacher                              Appoint

t)        Amanda Raco                Substitute Teacher Aide                     Appoint

u)       Yvonne Abatecola         Substitute Teacher Aide                     Appoint

v)       Yvonne Abatecola         Substitute School Bus Monitor           Appoint

w)     Valerie Washington       Substitute Food Service Helper          Appoint

x)       Michael Calabrese         Ski Club Advisor – CJH                     Appoint

y)       Jennifer Kirk                  Modified Cheer Intramurals               Appoint

z)       Kate Schmidt                Volunteer Odyssey of the Mind Coach            Appoint

aa)    See Below                     After School Program Tutors – CJH    Appoint

bb)   See Below                     Tutors                                                  Appoint

cc)    Christian Cole                Volunteer Football Coach                   Appoint

dd)  See Below                     Peer Mediation Club Advisors – CJH  Amend Appointment

ee)    Maria Melchiori             Long-Term Substitute Teacher Aide  Amend Appointment

ff)     Diane Otero                   Teacher Aide (Probationary)               Amend Appointment

gg)   Maria Dymon                Substitute Teacher                              Reappointment

hh)   Jon Redeker                   Teacher of Special Assignment           Amend Stipend

ii)       Carmina Villegas           Social Studies Teacher                        Extra Compensation

jj)       Robert Karchawer         Social Studies Teacher                        Extra Compensation

kk)   Michael Isseks               Social Studies Teacher                        Extra Compensation

ll)       Joseph Condello            Science Teacher                                  Extra Compensation

mm)    Lori Paulus                  Science Teacher                                  Extra Compensation

nn)   Sharon Woelfel              Science Teacher                                  Extra Compensation

oo)   Christina Maliwacki      Mathematics Teacher                          Extra Compensation

pp)   Kelly McGoldrick         Long-Term Substitute PE Teacher      Extra Compensation

qq)   Casey Nardone              Speech Pathologist                              Increase Step

rr)      See Below                     Stipends at CJH                                  Create/Dissolve

Evening High School

ss)     Eric Harris                     Evening High School Substitute Admin.   Appoint

tt)      Joanne Donovan            EHS Substitute Security Aide                        Appoint

uu)   Jaclyn LaRocca Migneco EHS Substitute Security Aide                      Appoint

vv)   See Below                     EHS Tutors                                         Appoint

ww)    Paul Tenney                EHS GED Social Studies Teacher      Appoint

xx)   Diane Winslow             EHS GED/TASC Math Teacher         Appoint

yy)   Nina Juncaj                    EHS GED/TASC English Teacher     Appoint

zz)    Anna LaRegina             EHS GED/TASC Testing & Tutoring   Appoint

aaa)Matthew Laroe  EHS Participation in Govt. Teacher   Appoint

bbb)    Kristin Green              EHS English 12 Teacher                     Appoint

ccc)Kristin Green                 EHS English 11 Teacher                     Appoint

Retirement:  Richard Besaw, custodial worker, effective December 12, 2019. Mr. Besaw has been with the District for 39 years.

Resignation:  Brian Orzell, assistant director of pupil personnel services, effective October 16, 2019.

Childcare Leave of Absence: Amber Brown, art teacher, is requesting a childcare leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately November 25, 2019 through on or about January 6, 2020.

Childcare Leave of Absence: Michael LaMonica, grade 8 science teacher, is requesting a childcare leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately January 6, 2020 through on or about February 3, 2020.

Medical Leave of Absence: Christopher Tucci, unified arts teacher, is requesting a medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately October 7, 2019 through on or about October 21, 2019.

Medical Leave of Absence: Anna Allen, teacher aide, is requesting a medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately October 3, 2019 through on or about February 21, 2020.

Medical Leave of Absence: Joseph Sanzone, school bus driver, is requesting a medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately September 4, 2019 through on or about December 2, 2019.

Extend Medical Leave of Absence: Anthony Chisholm, technical support assistant, is requesting an extension of his medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately September 14, 2019 through on or about October 24, 2019.

Extend Medical Leave of Absence: Pamela Klusky, teacher aide, is requesting an extension of her medical, effective approximately October 7, 2019 through on or about November 1, 2019.

Intermittent Medical Leave of Absence: Katherine Russo, special education teacher aide, is requesting an intermittent medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective September 27, 2019, as needed. This leave conforms to the Family Medical Leave Act requirements.

Appointment: Karen Wells, supervisor of transportation (probationary), at a salary of $86,000 (prorate) for the 2019-2020 school year, effective September 20, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective September 20, 2019. Ms. Wells is the assistant supervisor of transportation and has assumed many of the duties of the supervisor of transportation position upon the retirement of Donna Post in December 2018.

Appointment:  Kelly Kennedy, ENL teacher, at a salary of $66,038 prorated (MA-4 on GTA salary schedule) effective ____________, 2019, with a tenure date of __________, 2023 and a tenure area in ENL, 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. Kennedy has Initial ESOL and Professional Adult Education English Learning certifications. She is replacing Jesus Morales.

Appointment: Purita Rosas, school bus driver (probationary), at a salary of $23.29/hr., for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective October 8, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective October 8, 2019. She is a substitute driver with the District. Ms. Rosas is replacing Michael Osburn.

Appointment: Christine Gliatta, school bus driver (probationary), at a salary of $23.29/hr., for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective October 8, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective October 8, 2019. She is a substitute driver with the District. Ms. Gliatta is replacing James Murray.

Appointment: John Pierce, school bus driver (probationary), at a salary of $23.29/hr., for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective October 8, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective October 8, 2019. He is a substitute driver with the District. Mr. Pierce is replacing Mary Beth Walla.

Appointment: James DeBlock, school bus monitor (probationary), at a salary of $16.60/hr., for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective October 8, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective October 8, 2019. He is a substitute school bus monitor with the District. Mr. DeBlock is replacing Jose Mercado.

Appointment: Jeniece Gonzales, food service helper (probationary), at a salary of $15.00/hr., for 3 hours/day, effective October 8, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective October 8, 2019. She is a substitute food service helper with the District. Ms. Gonzales is replacing Maritza Morales.

Appointment:  Leah Morganstein, long-term substitute administrator, at a salary of $600.00/diem, as needed, effective October 16, 2019 through January 17, 2019 pending the hiring of a new assistant director of PPS.  Ms. Morganstein is currently an approved substitute administrator for the District.

Appointment:  Monika Quilatan, substitute teacher, at a salary of $100.00/diem, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective October 8, 2019.

Appointment:  Amanda Raco, substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $11.80/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective October 8, 2019. Ms. Raco previously worked for the District as a custodial worker and food service helper.

Appointment:  Yvonne Abatecola, substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $11.80/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, for all assignments, effective October 8, 2019. Ms. Abatecola is also being approved as a substitute school bus monitor.

Appointment:  Yvonne Abatecola, substitute school bus monitor, at a salary of $11.80/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, for all assignments, effective October 8, 2019. Ms. Abatecola is also being approved as a substitute teacher aide.

Appointment:  Valeri Washington, substitute food service helper, at a salary of $11.80/hour, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective October 8, 2019.

Appointment:  Michael Calabrese, Ski Club Advisor under Schedule B – B.8 at C.J. Hooker Middle School, at a stipend of $2,359.00, effective for the 2019-2020 school year. Michael LaMonica was incorrectly assigned this position at the August 19, 2019 BOE meeting.

Appointment:  Jennifer Kirk, modified cheer intramurals advisor, at a salary $37.72/hour, effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Kate Schmidt, volunteer Odyssey of the Mind coach, at Goshen Intermediate School, effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Justin Campbell, Karyn Hughes, Gabriella Ackert, Margaret Storms, Jan Van Hage, Kristy Leva, Patricia Hartley, Charles Doyle, John Kayser, Jacqueline Gamboli, Ravon Carrillo and Amie Walter, after-school program tutors at C.J. Hooker Middle School, at a salary of $ 33.66 per hour, effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Margaret Storms, Christine Ruggerio, Erin Sherry and Kelly Ducham, tutors for PPS Department, at a salary of $ 33.66 per hour, as needed, effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Christian Cole, volunteer football coach for the 2019-2020 school year. There is no stipend for this position.

Amend Appointment: peer mediation club advisors at C.J. Hooker Middle School to be as follows: Jennifer Blake ($1,861 – D.5), Michael Toscano ($1,670 – C.5), and Lisa Brent ($1,670 – C.5). The approval at the August 19, 2019 Board Meetings incorrectly stated the FTE as .4 instead of .5 FTE.

Amend Appointment:  Maria Melchiori, long-term substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $16.60/hr., effective September 17, 2019 through December 10, 2019.  Ms. Melchiori is replacing Jennifer English who was filling the leave of absence for Michelle Serna. The appointed salary at the September 16, 2019 was incorrect.

Amend Appointment: Diane Otero, teacher aide (probationary), at a salary of $16.60/hr., for 5¾ hours/day, effective September 3, 2019. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective September 3, 2019. Ms. Otero is replacing Patricia Mill. The appointed salary at the September 3, 2019 was incorrect.

Reappointment: Maria Dymon, substitute teacher, at a salary of $100.00 per diem, effective September 3, 2019.

Amend Stipend: Jonathan Redeker, teacher on special assignment, at a stipend of $10,270, for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an amendment to the technology K-12 coordinator stipend approved at the July 15, 2019 meeting.

Extra Compensation: Carmina Villegas, social studies teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective October 8, 2019. Ms. Villegas will be teaching 1 extra period on U.S. History every day for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Robert Karchawer, social studies teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective October 8, 2019. Mr. Karchawer will be teaching 1 extra period on Participation in Government every day for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Michael Isseks, social studies teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective October 8, 2019. Mr. Isseks will be teaching 1 extra period on U.S. History every day for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Joseph Condello, science teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective September 4, 2019. Mr. Condello will be teaching 1 extra period every 6 days for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Lori Paulus, science teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective September 4, 2019. Ms. Paulus will be teaching 1 extra class period every 6 days for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Sharon Woelfel, science teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective September 4, 2019. Ms. Woelfel will be teaching 1 extra class period every 6 days for the 2019-2020 school year.

Extra Compensation: Christina Maliwacki, mathematics teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective September 4, 2019. Ms. Maliwacki will be teaching 2 extra class periods every day until October 11, 2019.

Extra Compensation: Kelly McGoldrick, long-term substitute physical education teacher, at a salary of $83.71/ period, per GTA contract, effective September 4, 2019. Ms. McGoldrick taught 2 extra classes, one on September 4, 2019 and one on September 5, 2019. These were on her schedule in error and was corrected beginning September 6, 2019.

Increase Step Level:  Casey Nardone, speech pathologist, at a salary of $63,641 (MA-30 Step 1 on GTA salary schedule) effective July 1, 2019. She is moving from MA step 1 to MA-30 step 1. Ms. Nardone was hired at the incorrect step level at the August 5 meeting.

  1. Create/Dissolve Co-Curricular Stipends at CJH:
  2. Dissolve: Newspaper Club Advisor (FTE 0.8)
  3. Create: Stage Manager (FTE 0.8)
  4. Dissolve: Video Yearbook advisor (FTE 0.5)
  5. Create: Acting Club Advisor (FTE 0.5)

Evening High School

Appointment:  Eric Harris as Evening High School administrative substitute at a salary of $63.65/hr., as needed, for 3 ½ hours per evening, as needed, effective September 17, 2019.

Appointment:  Joanne Donovan as Evening High School substitute security aide at a salary of $67.03/per evening, for 3 hours per evening, as needed, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Jaclyn LaRocco Migneco as Evening High School substitute security aide at a salary of $67.03/per evening, for 3 hours per evening, as needed, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Nina Juncaj, Lisa Nardone, Patricia Hartley, Laura MacGinitie, and Theresa Baker, as Evening High School tutors at a salary of $33.66/per hour, as needed, effective September 23, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Justin Campbell, and Elizabeth Joseph, as Evening High School tutors at a salary of $33.66/per hour, as needed, effective October 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Paul Tenney as Evening High School GED social studies teacher at a salary of $66.14/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Diane Winslow as Evening High School GED/TASC math teacher at a salary of $43.73/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 23, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.  Ms. Winslow is returning to Evening High School.

Appointment:  Nina Juncaj as Evening High School GED/TASC English teacher at a salary of $37.72/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 23, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Anna LaRegina as Evening High School GED/TASC testing & tutoring teacher at a salary of $41.22/hr., as needed, effective September 23, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Appointment:  Matthew Laroe as Evening High School Participation in Government teacher at a salary of $40.02/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, one evening per week, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Appointment:  Kristin Green as Evening High School English 12 teacher at a salary of $45.04/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, 1 evening per week, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.  Ms. Green is returning to Evening High School.

Appointment:  Kristin Green as Evening High School English 11 teacher at a salary of $49.22/hr., for 3.5 hours per evening, for 1 evening per week, effective September 17, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.  Ms. Green is returning to Evening High School.