Meeting Agenda for January 6

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, January  6, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.

Maureen Farrell
District Clerk

MEETING AGENDA

  1. Meeting Called to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance/Moment of Meditation
  3. Presentation – Teegan Kennedy – Green Star Program
  4. Motion for Approval of Minutes Regular Meeting of December 19, 2019
  5. Financial Update
    1. Acknowledge Treasurer’s Report for October 2019
  6. Correspondence
  7. Privilege of the Floor
  8. President’s Report
  9. Legislative Update/OCSBA
  10. Superintendent’s Report
  11. Assistant Superintendent for Business Report
    1. Claims Auditor’s Report
  12. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology Report
  13. Consent Agenda
    1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education
    2. Personnel
  14. Old Business
  15. New BusinessAction: 1.
    Approval for Superintendent to Attend New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS)
    Annual Winter Institute and Lobby Day in Albany, New York from March 1-3, 2020Action: 2.
    Approve Appointment of Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Service
  16. Privilege of the Floor
  17. Board Member Issues
  18. 18. Close Meeting

Consent Agenda

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

PERSONNEL
NAME                               TITLE                                                               ACTION

a)       Carole Griffin                AIS Teacher                                                    Extend Medical Leave

b)       Patricia Holland            School Bus Driver                                       Intermittent Medical Leave

c)       Enoelia Espinosa           School Bus Monitor (Probationary)    Appoint

d)      Enoelia Espinosa           Substitute Food Service Helper             Appoint

e)       Deirdre Marcolini          Leave Replacement AIS Teacher          Change of Appointment

Extend Medical Leave of Absence: Carole Griffin, AIS teacher, is requesting an extension of her medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective approximately January 6, 2020 through on or about June 30, 2020.

Intermittent Medical Leave of Absence: Patricia Holland, school bus driver, is requesting an intermittent medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, if eligible, effective November 27, 2019 through on or about June 26, 2020, as needed. This leave conforms to the Family Medical Leave Act requirements.

Appointment: Enoelia Espinosa, school bus monitor (probationary), at a salary of $16.60/hr., for 5 ¼ hours/day, effective January 7, 2020. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective January 7, 2020. She is a substitute school bus monitor with the District. Ms. Espinosa is replacing Vera Cornelius.

Appointment: Enoelia Espinosa, substitute food service helper, at a salary of $11.80/hr., for 3 hours per day, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week for all assignments, effective November 1, 2019.

Change of Appointment: Deirdre Marcolini, from long-term substitute AIS teacher to leave replacement AIS teacher, at a salary of $60,088, prorated (MA-1 on GTA salary schedule), effective approximately October 15, 2019 to June 30, 2020 or until teacher returns. She has Permanent K-6 Elementary certification. Ms. Marcolini is filling the medical leave of absence for Carole Griffin.

Resolutions

4.  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 December 19, 2019.

13.  Consent Agenda

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

15.1.   Approve for Superintendent to Attend NYSCOSS Annual Winter Institute and Lobby Day in Albany, New York from March 1-3, 2020

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves the Superintendent of Schools attending the New York State Council of School Superintendents Annual Winter Institute and Lobby Day in Albany, New York from March 1-3, 2020.

15.2. Appointment of Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Services

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education appoints Alyssa Marino, Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Services at a gross salary of $100,000, prorated, effective February 7, 2020, with a tenure date of February 7, 2024 in the tenure area of Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Services. Ms. Marino has Permanent School Social Worker and Initial School District Leader certifications. She is replacing Brian Orzell.