Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7 p.m. - regular meeting - Township of Union Board of Education, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. regular meeting of the Township of Union Board of Education, Administration Building, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083.

TOWNSHIP OF UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA – JULY 17, 2018

 

A. Roll Call

B. Flag Salute

C. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

D. Mission Statement

E. Comments from Public on Resolutions

F. Approval of Minutes:

            1.         April 10, 2018 – worksession
            2.         April 10, 2018 – executive session #1
            3.         April 10, 2018 – executive session #2
 

G. Communications

 
LETTER FROM MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Letter from Maranatha Christian Church of America requesting use of Burnet Middle School on September 8-9, 2018 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and requesting waiver of rental fees only.
 
LETTER FROM VAUXHALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Letter from Vauxhall Historical Society requesting use of Jefferson School on November 10, 2018 to honor veterans from the Vauxhall community.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – BRAHAM
Letter of resignation, for purpose of retirement, from David Braham, music teacher-Jefferson School, effective October 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESGINATION – DeFRANCESCO
Letter of resignation from Paul DeFrancesco, special education teacher-Kawameeh Middle School, effective July 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – DiBISCELGIE
Letter of resignation from Idaliz DiBiscelgie, café aide-Livingston School, effective July 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – GABBAI-COCHAVI
Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Freda Gabbai-Cochavi, teacher-Hannah Caldwell, effective October 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – GEORGE
Letter of resignation from Kristy George, special education teacher-Union High School, effective June 28, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – LLANOS
Letter of resignation from Kristin Llanos, 7th grader teacher-Kawameeh Middle School, effective September 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – SIMONE
Letter of resignation from Shaun Simone, special services teacher-Union High School, effective September 1, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – SANCHEZ
Letter of resignation from Kaitlyn Sanchez, language arts teacher-Union High School, effective June 30, 2018.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – AIELLO
Request for unpaid child rearing FMLA/NFLA (concurrently) followed by non-FMLA/NFLA from Alexandra Aiello, special education teacher-Battle Hill Elementary School, from September 1, 2018 and with a return date of February 1, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – AMES-VELOZ
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Shaunte’ Ames-Veloz, math teacher-Kawameeh Middle School, from October 9, 2018 and with a return date of January 22, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – CARHART
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Cynthia Carhart, teacher-Connecticut Farms Elementary School, from September 6, 2018 and with a return date of December 17, 2018.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – COBB-ROSEBERRY
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Zakiyyah Cobb-Roseberry, teacher-Franklin Elementary School, from September 13, 2018 and with a return date of November 1, 2018.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – DESROSIERS
Request for unpaid child rearing FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Johnny Desrosiers, security officer-Union High School, from September 4, 2018 and with a return date of October 1, 2018.
 
REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF LEAVE – FORD
Request for extension of unpaid non-FMLA/NJFLA from Erian Ford, teacher-Hannah Caldwell Elementary School, with a new return date of January 2, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – KRATZ
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Robyn Kratz, teacher-Franklin Elementary School, from September 20, 2018 and with a return date of February 7, 2019.
 
 
REQUEST FOR INTERMITTENT LEAVE – McCARTHY
Request for paid intermittent FMLA/NJFLA leave (concurrently) from Jill McCarthy, school counselor-Burnet Middle School, from September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – NIOTIS
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Jenna Niotis, teacher-Connecticut Farms, from September 11, 2018 and with a return date of December 17, 2018.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – WEST
Request for paid child rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Heather West, science teacher-Kawameeh Middle School, from October 1, 2018 and with a return date of February 15, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – WILLIAMS
Letter of resignation from Jennifer Williams, 12-month administrative assistant-Central Office, effective July 16, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – DESAMOURS
Letter of resignation from Therese Valery Desamours, school counselor-Union High School, effective June 30, 2018.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION - LANGER
Letter of resignation from Jason B. Langer, effective September 4, 2018.
 

H. Superintendent’s Report

  1. Vandalism and Violence Report and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report
  2. Self Assessment
 

I. Education/Student Discipline Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Education/Student Discipline Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
E-1.     AFFIRM SUPERINTENDENT’S RESOLUTION OF HIB
            Affirm the Superintendent’s resolution of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) conclusions for the period June 1, 2018 to June 22, 2018, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-2.     APPROVE PARENT/PUPIL TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT – 2018-2019
            Approve parent/pupil transportation contract for special education student attending NJEDDA High School at the rate of $24.36 per day for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-3.     APPROVE TUITION AMOUNT FOR FULL DAY PRE-SCHOOL
            Approve the tuition amount of $6,000 (not to exceed) for full-day pre-school (10-months-payable monthly; $600 per month).
 
E-4.     APPROVE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA – BEDSIDE INSTRUCTION
            Approve teachers employed through Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide bedside instruction for District students on an “as needed” basis for the 2018-2019 school year in the amount not to exceed $2,500.00 [Account #7693-11-150-100-320-01-19], in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-5.     APPROVE STUDENTS ENROLLMENT – VO-TECH
            Approve students’ enrollment for school year 2018-2019 AM and PM vo-tech, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-6.     ACCEPT VANDALISM AND VIOLENCE REPORT
            Accept Vandalism and Violence Report for the second period of the 2017-2018 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member (Superintendent presented results of this report during the Superintendent’s Report).
 
E-7.     APPROVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – DANJEA CORP
            Approve full-day motivational training on “bringing joy back into education” by Danjea Corp for educators at Union High School on September 5, 2018 in the auditorium from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (reduced speaking fee of $3,000), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-8.     APPROVE CONTRACT – COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
            Approve Service Contract with the State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, for educational services for students in the District for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-9.     APPROVE RESOLUTION/AGREEMENT FOR COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION SERVICES – HCESC
            Approve the Resolution/Agreement for participation in Coordinated Transportation Services with the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission for the 2017-2018 School Year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-10.   APPROVE RESOLUTION/AGREEMENT FOR COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION SERVICES – HCESC
            Approve the Resolution/Agreement for participation in Coordinated Transportation Services with the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission for the 2018-2019 School Year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-11.   APPROVE TEACHERS EMPLOYED THROUGH EI US, LLC – BESIDE INSTRUCTION
            Approve teachers employed through EI US, LLC dba Learn Well (formerly Education, Inc.) to provide beside instruction for District students on an “as needed” basis for the 2018-2019 school year, in the amount not to exceed $8,000.00 (Account #7693-11-150-100-320-01-19), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-12.   APPROVE PLANNING FOR ADULT LIFE/THE ARC OF NEW JERSEY – TRANSITIONAL EDUCATIONAL CLASSES
            Approve Planning for Adult Life/The ARC of New Jersey to provide transitional educational classes for students and their families for the 2018-2019 school year, at no cost to the District, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-13.   APPROVE NJTIP AT RUTGERS – TRAVEL INSTRUCTION
            Approve NJTIP at Rutgers to provide travel instruction (bus/train) per students’ IEPs for the 2018-2019 school year (not to exceed $14,252), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-14.   APPROVE ATTENDANCE – EDUCATIONAL/CURRICULUM MEETINGS –MUJC
            Approve attendance for educational/curriculum meetings at Morris Union Jointure Commission: Annie Moses; Assistant Superintendent, Gerry Benaquista; Assistant Superintendent, Supervisors: Randi Moran, Jeremy Cohen, Nicole Ahern, Robert Ghiretti, Theresa Matthews, Maureen Guilfoyle, and  Maureen Corbett, Principals: Corey Lowery, Jason Malanda, Tommy Harrell, Michelle Warren, Mark Hoyt, Ben Kloc, Tom Matthews, Latee McCleod, Kathy DiGiovanni, and Laura Damato, Directors Kim Conti, Ann Hart and Sandra Paul and Assistant IT Director Craig Wojcik. Attendance at Morris Union Jointure of Commission is at no cost to the District for 2018-2019
 
E-15.   APPROVE ATTENDANCE – NJDOE WORKSHOPS
            Approve attendance for all central office administrators, district principals, supervisors,  directors and Assistant IT Director  to attend professional development workshops provided by NJDOE; in accordance to the state calendar events that pertain to the district and schools’ action plan and/or individual PDP; evidence driven and shared with building community to improve students and teachers outcomes (at no cost to the District).
 
E-16.   APPROVE WELLNESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES OF TRINITAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER – STUDENT SUPPORT
            Approve contract with Wellness Management Services of Trinitas Regional Medical Center, to provide Student Support Services for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

I. Fiscal and Planning Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Fiscal and Planning Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
F-1.     TREASURER’S REPORT
            That the preliminary Treasurer’s Report dated June 30, 2018 be accepted.
 
F-2.     SECRETARY’S REPORT
            That the preliminary Secretary’s Report dated June 30, 2018 be accepted.
 
F-3.     CERTIFY TREASURER’S AND SECRETARY’S REPORT
            Pursuant  to  N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(a), I certify that as of June 30, 2018 no budgetary line item account has obligations and payments (contractual orders) which in total exceed the amount appropriated by the district Board of education pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:22-8 and 18:22-8.1.
 
                         /s/   Gregory E. Brennan                                                        ____________
                        Gregory E. Brennan, Board Secretary                                          Dated

            Pursuant to N.J.A.C.6A:23-2.2(h), we certify  that as of June 30, 2018 after review of the secretary’s monthly financial report (appropriations section) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials that to the best of our knowledge no major account or fund has been over-expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.2(d)3  and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district’s financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year. This certification is solely based on the information provided by the School Business Administrator and Board Secretary and is assumed by the Board to be correct.

F-4.     APPROVE APPROPRIATION TRANSFERS
            Approve appropriation transfers in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-5.     APPROVE LIST OF CONTRACTS/PURCHASE ORDERS
            Approve the attached list of contracts and/or purchase orders pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 (bid exceptions to requirement for advertising) and 18A:18A-10(a) (purchase through State agency; procedure), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-6.     APPROVE DISTRICT WIDE TRAVEL AND RELATED EXPENSES
            Approve district wide travel and related expenses pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:11-12, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-7 and Board Policy File Code 6471 and in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-7.     PRE-APPROVE DISTRICTWIDE STUDENT FIELD TRIPS
            Pre-approve districtwide student field trip destinations and purposes pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.8 in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-8.     APPROVE LIST OF 2018-2019 STATE CONTRACT VENDORS
            Approve the amended list of the 2018-2019 State Contract Vendors pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-10(a) (purchase through State agency; procedure) to facilitate schools’ purchasing, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-9.     APPROVED LIST OF CONTRACTS/PURCHASES (STUDENT ACTIVITY)
            Approve the attached list of contracts and/or purchases pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(21) (paid by funds raised by or collected by students), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
School
Account/Department
Vendor/Description
Amount
Kawameeh Middle School
26/Yearbook
Jostens – final payment for yearbook sales
$2,827.45
Union High School
3202/Athletics: Hall of Fame
Nixon Company – estimate  for Varsity Banners and Alumni Banners
$4,000.00 (estimate)
Union High School
Senior Prom
Township of Union – police security for senior prom/project graduation
$1,638.74
Union High School
46/Key Club
NJ Key Club – payment for fall rally registration
$1,500.00 (not to exceed)
Union High School
46/Key Club
Key Club International – Key Club dues
$2,700.00 (not to exceed)
Union High School
Cheerleading
Omni Cheer – cheerleaders package items
$6,000.00 (not to exceed)
Union High School
3300/Athletics: girls soccer
Kicks & Sticks – Varsity and girls soccer apparel
$2,000 (estimate)
 
F-10.   APPROVE 2018-2019 OUT-OF-DISTRICT STUDENT PLACEMENT LIST
            Approval be given to amend the 2018-2019 out-of-district student placement list, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-11.   APPROVE FUNDRAISERS
            Approve the following fundraisers, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
Event Name
Date
Purpose
Snap Raise
July 25 – September 25, 2018
UHS/Football Club – raise funds for food, items for entire team – practice uniforms, video equipment, items not covered by BOE
 
F-12.   ACCEPT DONATIONS
            Accept the following donations, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
From
For Use By
$/Item
ASD.com Inc.
Washington Elementary School
$1,305.60
Pepsi Bottling Group LLC-FSV
Union High School
$491.30
 
F-13.   APPROVE UHS SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – MARGARET FEKETE FUND
            Approve the following Senior Scholarship Award amounts for 2018 Union High School graduates from the Margaret Fekete Fund – two (2) $5,000 awards to colleges of two students chosen based on the criteria set forth by the Margaret Fekete Trust, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-14.   APPROVE INCREASE FOR ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
            Approve increase to architectural professional services, EI Associates, in the amount of $2,000, for purposes of additional services due to non-completion UHS/HVAC project, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-15.   APPROVE APPLICATION – PLAY UNIFIED GRANT
            Approve the school based applications to the Play Unified 2018-2019 Grant, Special Olympics for the following schools: (a) Burnet Middle School, (b) Kawameeh Middle School, and (c) Hannah Caldwell Elementary School, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-16.   APPROVE PETTY CASH ACCOUNT – COMMUNITY BASED INSTRUCTION
            Approve the establishment of a petty cash account for costs associated with students’ IEP driven community based instruction (CBI) for the 2018 Extended School Year Program (ESY) in the amount of $200.
 
F-17.   APPROVE JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICES – VOCATIONAL EVALUATIONS
            Approve Jewish Vocational Services to provide vocational evaluations at the rate of $900.00 per evaluation and community based assessment at the rate of $60.00 per hour for the 2018-2019 school year (not to exceed $1,800.00) [Account #11-000-219-320-01-19], in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-18.   APPROVE BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC. – NURSING SERVICES
            Approve Bayada Home health Care Inc., to provide Nursing Services, at the rate of $45.00 for RN and $36.90 for LPN, not to exceed $55,000 (per the Beach, Vitale Act Senate #375) for the 2018-2019 school year [Account #11-000-216-320-01-19], in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-19.   APPROVE UCESC TO PROVIDE TEACHER OF THE DEAF SERVICES
            Approve Union County Educational Service Commission to provide Teacher of the Deaf services at the rate of $106/per hour (not to exceed $8,000) for the 2018-2019 school year (Account #11-000-216-320-01-19.
 
F-20.   APPROVE ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL – HEALTHCARE BROKER
            Approve ____________ as healthcare broker for the 2018-2019 school year.
 
F-21.   APPROVE ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL – BOARD ATTORNEY
            Approve the law firm of _______________ to serve as Board Attorney for the 2018-2019 school year.
 
F-22.   APPROVE EFFECTIVE SCHOOL SOLUTIONS, LLC
            Approve Effective School Solutions, LLC (ESS) to provide therapeutic mental health services through licensed professionals to students in our District for the 2018-2019 school year (not to exceed $385,000) [Account #11-000-216-320-01-19/7043], in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-23.   APPROVE TEAM SCHOOL PHYSICIAN – GILSENAN
            Approve Dr. Michele Gilsenan as the Team School Physician for athletics for the 2018-2019 school year at an annual rate of $8,500.
 
F-24.   APPROVE CHIEF MEDICAL INSPECTOR – MULLICK
            Approve professional service contract with Bharati Mullick, M.D., as Chief Medical Inspector pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:4901 for the 2018-2019 school year at an annual fee of $20,000.
 
F-25.   APPROVE 2017-2018 OUT-OF-DISTRICT STUDENT PLACEMENT LIST
            Approval be given to amend the 2017-2018 out-of-district student placement list, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-26.   For informational purposes only – vote not required.  List of legal services for the 2017-2018 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

J. Operations Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Operations Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
O-1.     APPROVE SECURITY DRILL/BUS EVACUATION REPORTS
            Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:41-1 and P.L. 2009, Chapter 178, approve the following security drill and bus evacuation reports for the  2017-2018 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-2.     APPROVE REQUEST FROM LINDA IONTA
            Approve request from Linda Ionta requesting use of outside fields for August 11, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for event sponsored by the Union Athletic Department and the Union Recreation Department to promote fitness and sports participation for the youth of Union.
 
O-3.     APPROVE DISPOSAL OF TEXTBOOKS
            Approve disposal of textbooks (all textbooks under 10 years old will be listed on the textbook sharing website), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
DISCUSSION ITEM:
            1.         Letter from Maranatha Christian Church of America requesting use of Burnet Middle School on September 8-9, 2018 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and requesting waiver of rental fees only (Certificate of Insurance to be provided), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
            2.         Letter from Vauxhall Historical Society requesting use of Jefferson School on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to honor veterans from the Vauxhall community and requesting waiver of fees and insurance.
 
O-4.   LETTER FROM VAUXHALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
          Approve request from Vauxhall Historical Society requesting use of Jefferson School on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to honor veterans from the Vauxhall community and requesting waiver of fees and insurance, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
            

K. Personnel Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Personnel Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
P-1.     PERSONNEL ACTIONS
            Personnel Actions be approved in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-2.     APPROVE SUBSTITUTE LISTS
            Approve Substitute Lists for the 2018-2019 school year in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board
 
P-3.     ACCEPT LETTERS OF RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT
            Accept letters of resignation/retirement from the following staff:
 
Retirement
Name
 
Position
Location           
Eff.
Date
Reason
Notes/
Corrections
Braham, David
Teacher of Music
Jeff
10/1/18
Retirement
 
Gabbai-Cochavi, Freda
Elementary Teacher
HC
10/1/18
Retirement
 
 
 
Resignations
Name
 
Position
Location           
Eff.
Date
Reason
Notes/
Corrections
DeFrancesco, Paul
Teacher of Special Education
KMS
7/1/18
Resignation
 
Desamours, Valery
School Counselor
UHS
6/30/18
Resignation
 
DiBiscelgie, Idaliz
Café Aide
Liv
7/1/18
Resignation
 
George, Kristy
Teacher of Special Education
UHS
6/28/18
Resignation
 
Llanos, Kristin
Teacher-7th Grade
KMS
9/1/18
Resignation
 
Simone, Shaun
Teacher of Special Education
UHS
9/1/18
Resignation
 
Sanchez, Kaitlyn
Teacher of Language Arts
UHS
6/30/18
Resignation
 
Williams, Jennifer
12 Month Admin Assistant
Central Office
7/16/18
Resignation
 
Langer, Jason B.     9/4/18 Resignation  
           
 
 
P-4.     APPROVE LEAVES
            Approve leaves for the following staff:
 
Leave of Absences
Name
 
Position
Location              
Leave Dates
Leave Type 
Regarding updated info only.
Notes/
Corrections:
All tentative approvals are pending required documentation.
Aiello, Alexandra
Teacher of Special Education
BH
9/1/18-1/31/19
Return 2/1/19
Unpaid Child Rearing leave FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently) followed by Non FMLA/NJFLA
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Ames-Veloz, Shaunte’
Teacher of Mathematics
KMS
10/9/18-1/21/19
Return 1/22/19
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Carhart, Cynthia
Elementary Teacher
CF
9/6/18-12/14/18
Return 12/17/18
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Cobb-Roseberry, Zakiyyah
Elementary Teacher
Franklin
9/13/18-10/31/18
Return 11/1/18
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Desrosiers, Johnny
Security Officer
UHS
9/4/18-9/30/18
Return 10/1/18
Unpaid Child Rearing leave FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Ford, Erian
Elementary Teacher
HC
Extension
Return 1/2/19
Unpaid NON FMLA/NJFLA Child Rearing leave
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement time exhausted. Original leave began 10/2017
Kratz, Robyn
Elementary Teacher
Franklin
9/20/18-2/6/19
Return 2/7/19
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
McCarthy, Jill
School Counselor
BMS
9/1/18-6/30/19
Paid Intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
Niotis, Jenna
Elementary Teacher
CF
9/11/18-12/14/18
Return
 
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
West, Heather
Teacher of Science
KMS
10/1/18-2/14/19
Return 2/15/19
Paid Child Rearing leave followed by unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
 
P-5.   APPROVE ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEES FOR REAPPOINTMENT - 2018-2019
          Approve additional employees on the attached list be reappointed for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.

L. Policy Committee

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Policy Committee presents the following policy(ies) for the Board’s consideration:
 
POL-1.            APPROVE POLICY 1250 - VISITORS
            Approve Policy 1250 – Visitors, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member. (FINAL READING)
 
POL-2.            APPROVE POLICY 2131 – CHIEF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
            Approve Policy 2131 – Chief School Administrator, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.  (FINAL READING)
 
POL-3.            APPROVE REGULATION 3541 – SUBSCRIPTION BUSING
            Approve Regulation 3541 – Subscription Busing, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.  (FINAL READING)
 
POL-4.            APPROVE POLICY/REGULATION/LEGAL REFERENCE 4116 – EVALUATION OF TEACHING STAFF MEMBERS
            Approve Policy/Regulation/Legal Reference 4116 – Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member. (FINAL READING)
 

M. Residency Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Residency Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:

R-1.     APPROVE LIST OF STUDENTS REMOVED FROM ROLLS
            Approve six (6) students who will be allowed to complete the 2017-2018 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

N. Technology Committee

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Technology Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
T-1.     APPROVE PARTICIPATION IN NON-BINDING COOPERATIVE PURCHASE AGREEMENT – NJECC
            Approve participation in non-binding cooperative purchase agreement with New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC) for the 2018-2019 school year.
 

O. Approval of Bills

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that the Board concur with the bills listed in the permanent bound register appended to these minutes and be ordered for payment.
 

P. Unfinished Business

Q. New Business

R. Comments from the Public

S. Executive Session

T. Adjournment  ___________ p.m.

 

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