Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - regular meeting - 7 p.m. - Township of Union Board of Education, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

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Dates: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Township of Union Board of Education, regular meeting, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Administration Building, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083.

 

TOWNSHIP OF UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA – AUGUST 20, 2019

 

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 9, 2019 – worksession
            2.         April 9, 2019 – executive session
            3.         April 23, 2019 – ethics meeting
            4.         April 23, 2019 – regular meeting
            5.         April 23, 2019 – executive session
            6.         April 30, 2019 – budget hearing
 
 
 
APPROVE SIDEBAR AGREEEMENT – UTEA
            Approve Sidebar Agreement between the Union Township Board of Education and the Union Township Education Association.
 
 

G. Communications

LETTER FROM AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT
            Letter from American Legion Auxiliary Unit #328 donating backpacks and other school supplies to the elementary students.
 
LETTER FROM DEBORAH CYBURT
            Letter from Deborah Cyburt ceasing to be Treasurer of Moneys for the Board of Education, effective September 1, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – AIELLO
            Letter of resignation from Alexandra Aiello, special education teacher-Battle Hill Elementary School, effective July 16, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – BUTTERFIELD
            Letter of resignation from Adam Butterfield, social studies teacher-Union High School, effective September 1, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – CARVALHO
            Letter of resignation from Cristina Carvalho, part-time bus driver-transportation, effective July 30, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – ELLISON
            Letter of resignation from Maxine Ellison, greeter-Franklin Elementary School, effective July 17, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – ORTIZ
            Letter of resignation from Sandra Ortiz, part-time bus driver-transportation, effective June 26, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – STRICKLAND
            Letter of resignation from Ayana Strickland, paraprofessional-Franklin Elementary School, effective July 29, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – CARVAJAL
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA/FMLA (concurrently) from Maria Carvajal, teacher-Jefferson School, October 15, 2019 – March 24, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF LEAVE – CONNOLLY
            Request for extension of unpaid child rearing leave – non FMLA from Dana Connolly, teacher-Hannah Caldwell Elementary School, new return date September 1, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – CUCCINIELLO
            Request for paid medical leave from Theresa Cucciniello, 10-month secretary-Washington Elementary School, September 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – DeLUCA
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA/FMLA (concurrently) from Meghan DeLuca, English teacher-Burnet Middle School, October 17, 2019 – April 3, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – KATZ
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA/FMLA (concurrently) from Julie Katz, special education teacher-Connecticut Farms Elementary School, November 4, 2019 – April 3, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – REID-ANGLIN
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA/FMLA (concurrently) from Tiffany Reid-Anglin, teacher-Franklin Elementary School, September 16, 2019 – November 1, 2019.
 
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – EMPLOYEE #583
            Letter of resignation for the purpose of retirement from Employee #583, effective October 1, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – GARCIA
            Letter of resignation from Katie Garcia, special education-math teacher, effective October 18, 2019 (or sooner if release is granted).
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – VOLTURO
            Request for non FMLA leave from Amanda Volturo, assistant teacher-pre-k-Livingston Elementary School, September 1, 2019 - May 3, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – HENDERSON
            Request for paid medical leave followed by paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA from Lisa Henderson, math teacher-Burnet Middle School, September 1, 2019 – April 5, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR INTERMITTENT LEAVE – MOBLEY
            Request for intermittent FMLA from Lorenzo Mobley, custodian-Union High School, August 15, 2019 – March 1, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR EXTENSION – JURGENS-LIPARI
            Request for extension of unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) and unpaid child rearing leave non FMLA from Danielle Jurgens-Lipari, 5th grade teacher-Jefferson School, new return date November 1, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR INTERMITTENT LEAVE – OSTY
            Request for intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) from Kimberly Osty, vice principal-Union High School, September 1, 2019 – January 1, 2020.
 
 

H. Superintendent’s Report

            1.         Student Safety Data System Report – Period 2 – 2018-2019
                        (formerly Violence and Vandalism Report)
            2.         Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report (HIB) – Period 2 – 2018-2019
 

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 month of June/July, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
 
 
E-2.     APPROVE JUNE REPORT – NJDOE – HIB
            Approve the Township of Union Public Schools June report presented by Superintendent as required by the New Jersey Department of Education of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB).  The report provides the public with the information collection from January 2019 through June 2019, as well as the number of incidents per school building, status of investigations, HIB investigators, nature of the HIB reports and the discipline resulting from the report findings.  The HIB report also includes all training of school district personnel, building programs and assemblies during the time period, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-3.     APPROVE REVISED JANUARY REPORT – NJDOE – HIB
            Approve the Township of Union Public Schools revised January report presented by Superintendent on January 15, 2019 as required by the New Jersey Department of Education of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB).  The report provides the public with the information collection from September 2018 through December 2018, as well as the number of incidents per school building, status of investigations, HIB investigators, nature of the HIB reports and the discipline resulting from the report findings.  The HIB report also includes all training of school district personnel, building programs and assemblies during the time period, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-4.     APPROVE SCHOOL HEALTH STANDING ORDERS – 2019-2020
            Approve School Health Standing Orders for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-5.     APPROVE STUDENT SAFETY DATA SYSTEM REPORT
            Accept the Student Safety Data System Report (formerly Vandalism and Violence Report) for period two of the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-6.     APPROVE REVISED 2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR
            Approve revised 2019-2020 school calendar, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-7.     APPROVE COMMUNITY BASED INSTRUCTION SITES
            Approve additional Community Based Instruction Sites (CBI) for the 2019-2020 school year: (a) Brooklyn Pizza, 1014 Stuyvesant Avenue and (b) Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Avenue.
 
E-8.     APPROVE VARIOUS APPLICATIONS FOR DISTRICT IPADS AND CHROMEBOOKS
            Approve various applications for installation and use on district IPADS and Chromebook by students as required based on identified student need and IEP team decision.  The cost of installations will not exceed $450.00 for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
 
E-9.     APPROVE ESTABLISHMENT OF RESOURCE PROGRAM
            Approve establishment of the Resource Program – In Class Support, In Class Replacement for kindergarten at Washington Elementary School, effective September 1, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-10.   APPROVE ELIMINATION OF RESOURCE PROGRAM
            Approve elimination of the Resource Program – In Class Support, In Class Replacement for kindergarten at Franklin Elementary School, effective September 1, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-11.   APPROVE ELIMINATION OF RESOURCE PROGRAM
            Approve elimination of the Resource Program – In Class Support, In Class Replacement for First Grade at Washington Elementary School, effective September 1, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-12.   APPROVE NJDOE SCHOOL SELF-ASSESSMENT
            Approve the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act for the period of July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-13.   APPROVE TUITION CONTRACT
            Approve Tuition Contract with Elizabeth Board of Education for JC for 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-14.   APPROVE TUITION CONTRACT
            Approve Tuition Contract with Elizabeth Board of Education for KT for 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-15.   APPROVE TUITION CONTRACT
            Approve Tuition Contract with Elizabeth Board of Education for XT for 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-16.   APPROVE CRITERIA FOR HONORS/AP PROGRAM PLACEMENT
            Approve Criteria for Honors/AP Program Placement – ELA, World Language, Social Studies and Math, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-17.   APPROVE CURRICULUM GUIDE
            Approve the following curriculum guides:
 
  1. Science Curriculum – Grade K
  2. Math Curriculum – Grade K
  3. Math Curriculum - Grade 1
  4. Math Curriculum – Grade 2
  5. Math Curriculum – Grade 3
  6. Math Curriculum – Grade 4
  7. World History
  8. United States History I
  9. United States History II
  10. Cultural Studies
  11. Social Studies – Grade 5
  12. Social Studies – Grade 6
  13. Social Studies – Grade 7
  14. Social Studies – Grade 8
  15. Comprehensive Physical Education – Grades K-5
  16. Comprehensive Physical Education – Grades 6-8
  17. Comprehensive Physical Education – Grades 9-12
  18. Comprehensive Health Education – Grades K-4
  19. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 5
  20. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 6
  21. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 7
  22. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 8
  23. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 9
  24. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 10
  25. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 11
  26. Comprehensive Health Education – Grade 12
  27. Movement and Dance - Grades K-5
  28. Dance Styles and Techniques - Grades 6-12
  29. Supply Chain Management Curriculum
  30. Financial Literacy I - 6th grade cycle
  31. Financial Literacy II - 7th grade cycle
  32. Financial Literacy Business & Entrepreneurship - Grade 8
E-18.   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 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-19.   APPROVE AFS INTERNATIONAL – FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS             Approve acceptance of two foreign exchange students through AFS International to attend Union High School for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-20.   APPROVE NJ PBSIS TRAINING COHORT
            Approve acceptance of the following schools for the 2019-2021 NJ PBSIS training cohort: Union High School, Burnet and Kawameeh Middle Schools, Connecticut Farms, Franklin, Hannah Caldwell and Livingston Elementary Schools.  The schools listed will turn key the NJ PBSIS professional development to Jefferson, Battle Hill and Washington Elementary Schools, 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 Treasurer’s Report dated July 31, 2019 be accepted.
 
F-2.     SECRETARY’S REPORT
            That the Secretary’s Report dated July 31, 2019 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 July 31, 2019 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 July 31, 2019 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 2019-2020 STATE CONTRACT VENDORS
            Approve the amended list of the 2019-2020 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
Union High School
3202/Athletic Trainers
Collins Sports Medicine-estimate for items sold to students at field house and gym
$2,000.00 (estimate)
Union High School
2214/Senior Class
Security services for project graduation (2019)
$2,493.67
 
 
 
F-10.   APPROVE 2019-2020 OUT-OF-DISTRICT STUDENT PLACEMENT LIST
            Approval be given to amend the 2019-2020 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
Blanket Sale
September 5, 2019-May 29, 2020
UHS/Farmer Fam – to raise funds for club events, replenish spirit items, club scholarships and road game buses
Flea Market
Revised date
October 19, 2019
UHS/TESSLO – to raise funds to support educational enrichment activities
 
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
American Legion Unit #328
Elementary Schools
Backpacks and school supplies
 
F-13.   APPROVE ESTABLISHMENT OF PETTY CASH ACCOUNTS
            Approve establishment of petty cash accounts for costs associated with students’ IEP driven Community Based Instruction (CBI) for the 2019-2020 school year at the following schools: (a) Burnet Middle School - $1,800.00; (b) Kawameeh Middle School - $600.00; (c) Union High School - $2,500.00.
 
F-14.   APPROVE APPLICATION – PLAY UNIFIED GRANT
            Approve the school based applications to the Play Unified 2019-2020 Grant, Special Olympics for the following schools: (a) Union High School, (b) Burnet Middle School, (c) Kawameeh Middle School, and (d) Jefferson School, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-15.   APPROVE D.C. FAGAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES - NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING
            Approve Neuropsychological testing by D.C. Fagan Psychological Services at the rate of $3,000.00-$4,500.00 (including school observation, 3-4 test sessions Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia testing.  Court testimony (includes travel and wait time) $300 per hour, court preparation (with school or review of report) at the rate of $200.00 per hour (not to exceed $9,000.00) for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-219-320-01-19].
 
F-16.   APPROVE SUMMIT SPEECH – TRAINING DISTRICT STAFF
            Approve Summit Speech to provide training to district staff on the care and use of BAHA and FM systems at the rate of $200.00 per hour (not to exceed $1,000.00) for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-219-320-02-19].
 
F-17.   APPROVE LOREN B. AMSELL, PH.D. – PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
            Approve a Comprehensive psychological evaluation by Loren B. Amsell, Ph.D., psychologist at the rate of $1,900.00 per evaluation for the 2019-2020 school year (not to exceed $3,800.00, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-219-320-01-19].
 
F-18.   APPROVE SUMMIT SPEECH – ACOUSTIC EVALUATIONS
            Approve Summit Speech to provide acoustic evaluations at the rate of $450.00 per evaluation for K-5th grade, $600.00 per evaluation for 6th-12th grade, comprehensive audiometry threshold at the rate of $325.00 per evaluation and tympanometry $75.00 per assessment (CPT Code 92567).  A more extensive evaluation of auditory rehabilitation status will be billed at $400.00 (CPT Code 92626) not to exceed $1,000.00 for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-219-320-01-19].
 
F-19.   APPROVE GATEWAY FAMILY YMCA – CBI SERVICES
            Approve The Gateway Family YMCA to provide Community Based Instruction services to district student for the 2019-2020 school year (not to exceed $1,080), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-216-320-01-19/7043].
 
F-20    APPROVE OUR HOUSE – VOCATIONAL EVALUATIONS
            Approve Our House, Inc. to provide community based vocational evaluations including transportation and final assessment reports for the 2019-2020 school year (not to exceed $11,448.00, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member [Account #11-000-219-320-01-19].
 
F-21.   APPROVE CONTRACT WITH NJDOE
            Approve contract between the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and the Township of Union Board of Education for conducting post-school outcome survey of students with disabilities cohort III; 2017-2018 student exits.  The initial cost to the district to perform these services is estimated not to exceed $4,000; however, the State will reimburse the district based on the amount of data collected by staff.
 
F-22.   For informational purposes only – vote not required.  Legal services for the 2019-2020 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 SUBMISSION OF ALTERNATE METHOD OF COMPLIANCE
            Approve submission of the alternate method of compliance in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:26-6.3 and/or 6.4 for toilet room facilities for early intervention, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms (2019-2020 school year), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-2.     APPROVE SERVICE RENEWAL PROPOSAL – STANK LLC ENVIRONMENTAL PEST CONTROL
            Approve Service Renewal Proposal from Stank LLC Environmental Pest Control (Pest Control & IPM Law Compliance Services) for the period July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
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.
 
O-4.     APPROVE LUNCH PRICES WITH POMPTONIAN
            Approve Pomptonian’s lunch prices for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-5.     APPROVE GATEWAY FAMILY YMCA FIVE POINT BRANCH – 2019-2020
            Approve early care and aftercare contracts with the Gateway Family YMCA Five Point Branch for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-6.     APPROVE UHS FIELD – RELAY FOR LIFE
            Approve the use of Union High School field on May 30, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for the purpose of the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life event.
 
O-7.     APPROVE UHS FOR AFTER SCHOOL CBI
            Approve the use of Union High School for after school Community Based Instruction during the 2019-2020 school year.  This will meet the needs of district students as required by IEP.
 
O-8.     RECEIPT OF RESPONSES – PARAPROFESSIONAL/SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
            Receipt of responses for paraprofessional services and substitute teacher services as follows: (1) Paraprofessionals – (a) ESS and (b) Advance Education; (2) Substitute Teachers – (a) ESS and (b) EDU Staff.
 
O-9.     APPROVE ESS – SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
            Approve ESS for substitute teacher services.
 
 
DISCUSSION ITEM:
            Request from TESSLO (To Engage Students in Social Learning Opportunities) Club to use the parking lot in front of Union High School for their flea market on October 19, 2019 (rain date October 20, 2019) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-10.   APPROVE REQUEST FROM TESSLO
            Approve request from TESSLO (To Engage Students in Social Learning Opportunities) Club to use the parking lot in front of Union High School for their flea market on October 19, 2019 (rain date October 20, 2019) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 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 2019-2020 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:
 
Name
 
Position
Location
Eff.
Date
Reason
Notes/
Corrections
Aiello, Alexandra
Special Education Teacher
Battle Hill Elem. School
7/16/2019
Resignation
 
Butterfield, Adam
Social Studies Teacher
UHS
9/1/2019
Resignation
 
Carvalho, Cristina
P/T Bus Driver
Transportation
7/30/2019
Resignation
 
Ellison, Maxine
P/T Greeter
Franklin Elem. School
7/17/2019
Resignation
 
Ortiz, Sandra
P/T Bus Driver
Transportation
6/26/2019
Resignation
 
Strickland, Ayana
Paraprofessional
Franklin Elem. School
7/29/2019
Resignation
 
Employee ID 583
Teacher of special education
UHS
10/1/2019
Retirement
 
Garcia, Katie
Teacher of special education-Math
 
10/18/2019 (sooner release if granted)
Resignation
she will remain for 60 days; however requesting a sooner release if granted
 
 
P-4.     APPROVE LEAVES
            Approve leaves for the following staff:
 
Name
 
Position
Location             
Leave Dates
Leave Type 
Regarding updated info only.
Notes/
Corrections:
All tentative approvals are pending required documentation.
Carvajal, Maria
Teacher-5th Grade
Jefferson Elem. School
10/15/2019-3/24/2020
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 unpaid weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Connolly, Dana
Elementary Teacher
HC Elem. School
Extension-
Return Now 9/1/2020
Unpaid Child Rearing Leave Non FMLA/NJFLA
FMLA/NJFLA Exhausted.
 
Original Leave Began on 12/10/2018.
Cucciniello, Theresa
10 Month Secretary
Washington Elem. School
9/1/2019-9/30/2019
Paid Medical Leave
 
DeLuca, Meghan
English Teacher
BMS
10/17/2019-4/3/2020
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 unpaid weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Katz, Julie
Special Education Teacher
CF Elem. School
11/4/2019-4/3/2020
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 unpaid weeks.
If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Reid-Anglin
Elementary Teacher
Franklin Elem. School
9/16/2019-11/1/2019
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 unpaid weeks.
If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Volturo, Amanda
Assistant teacher-pre-k
Livingston
9/1/2019-5/3/2020
Return 5/4/2020
Non FMLA leave
Does not meet FMLA requirements
Henderson, Lisa
Teacher of mathematics
BMS
9/1/2019-4/52019
Return 4/6/2019
Paid medical leave followed by paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA
Paid medical leave (9/1/2019-10/28/2019); paid child rearing leave and unpaid NJFLA (10/29/2019-4/5/2019; FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 unpaid weeks. If applicable, time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Mobley, Lorenzo
Custodian
UHS
8/15/2019-3/1/2020
Intermittent FMLA
FMLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks
Jurgens-Lipari, Danielle
5th grade teacher
Jefferson
Extension through 10/31/2019
Return 11/1/19
Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA concurrently and unpaid child rearing leave non FMLA
FMLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks. If applicable, time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Osty, Kimberly
Vice Principal
UHS
9/1/2019-1/1/2020
Intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks
 
 
 
P-5.     APPROVE STUDENT TEACHERS AND INTERNSHIPS
            Approve student teachers and internships for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-6.     APPROVE DONNA HUBBARD
            Approve Donna Hubbard to attend, record and transcribe the minutes of the Residency Committee meetings as assigned for the 2019-2020 school year at a rate of $250 per meeting.
 
P-7.     APPROVE RESIDENCY INVESTIGATORS – 2019-2020
            Approve residency investigators for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-8.     APPROVE DISTRICT DCP&P LIAISON
            Approve Julia Vicidomini and Kim Conti as the District DCP&P liaison for the 2019-2020 school year, at no cost to the District.
 
P-9.     APPROVE CARE STATION – TRANSPORTATION PHYSICALS
            Approve Care Station to perform Department of Transportation physicals for the 2019-2020 school year (Account #11-000-213-330-01-54-0060).
 
P-10.   APPROVE TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONEYS – JENNIFER SEMIER, CPA
            Approve appointment of Jennifer Semier, CPA, as Treasurer of School Moneys for the 2019-2020 school year at an annual salary of $4,800.
 
P-11.   APPROVE CHANGE OF SALARY CLASS – EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2019
            Approve Change of Salary Class (effective September 2019), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

L. Policy Committee

 

M. Residency Committee Resolutions

 

N. Technology Committee

 

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

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