Hamburg Central School District

ITEMS HIGHLIGHTED IN BLUE INDICATE AN ATTACHMENT
 
HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA 
  

Regular Meeting                                                                                                               6:30 p.m.

Armor Elementary School – Cafeteria                                                              September 9, 2014
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6:30 –     Executive Session – It is anticipated the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an
                  executive session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss personnel matters related to a particular employee and
                  HTA negotiations.
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ANTICIPATED RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION AT 7:30 P.M.

A
.        CALL TO ORDER
President David Yoviene will preside.

 

A.1      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS

 

A.2      EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A.3      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

   A.4      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "Motion to approve Agenda.”  

                                                           

 

B.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

           

B.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            B.1.a    Board Briefings - August 12, 2014

            B.1.b    Board Briefings - August 21, 2014   

           

B.2      CORRESPONDENCE

                                                           

B.3      MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, RESERVATIONS

 

            B.3.a    Future Board Retreat – Dr. Vincent J. Coppola

 

B.4      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

           

            B.4.a    Tuesday, October 21, 2014          6:30 p.m.   AES – Cafeteria

            B.4.b   Tuesday, November 18, 2014       6:30 p.m.   AES – Cafeteria

 

B.5      FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS


                        
B.5.a    Erie County Association of School Boards Report
 

            B.5.b   Board member committee reports
 

            B.5.c    Discussion – NYSSBA Membership (Expired 6/30/14)

                                    9 months - $7,331

                                    6 months - $4,887 
 

            B.5.d     NYSSBA MEMBERSHIP                          

                                     

            B.5.e     Voting Member and Alternate to New York State School Boards

                         Association              

 

            B.5.f     Board Vacancy Discussion

            
           

C.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

 

C.1      STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON BOARD OF EDUCATION

                                   


D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF            

 

E.1       REVISED POLICY #7210 - FIRST READINGStudent Evaluation,
            Promotion and Placement - Presented to the Board for a first reading.
 

E.2       OPENING DAY – Acting Supt. Dr. Vincent J. Coppola
 

E.3       TIMELINE – Permanent Superintendent Search

 


F.         CONSENSUS ITEMS
One motion may approve all "F" items.  If a board member wishes to discuss a particular item,
the individual should ask for its consideration as a separate matter when we consider additions
to the agenda. 
RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that approval is given to all consensus items under
Section  F."

  

            F.1       MINUTES

 

 

            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES 

            F.2.a.1       Instructional Personnel Appointments

            F.2.a.2       Instructional Personnel Resignations

            F.2.a.3       Fall Interscholastic Coaching Assignments

            F.2.a.4       Substitute Teacher Appointments (2014-15)

            F.2.a.5       Instructional Personnel Internship (unpaid)

            F.2.a.6       School Related Personnel Changes of Status 

                                    F.2.a.7       Changes of Status (Teacher Aide Special Management Needs)

                                    F.2.a.8       School Related Personnel Appointment

                                    F.2.a.9       School Related Personnel Resignations 

 

                        F.2.b    LEAVE OF ABSENCE

 

            F.3       BUSINESS

 

                        F.3.a    SURPLUS ITEMS - UNION PLEASANT ES BOOKS

 

            F.4       FIELD TRIPS

                                   

            F.5       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

                        EDUCATION           

 

            F.6       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

 

G.        ACTION ITEMS

 

            G.1      APPOINTMENTS AND AUTHORIZATIONS

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that the Board of Education hereby appoints

                        Dr. Vincent J. Coppola as:
 

1.      Freedom of Information Appeals Officer;

2.      Appointing Authority;

3.      Educational Official to receive court notifications regarding students’

sentences/adjudications;

4.      Custodian of petty cash for the superintendent’s office;

5.    Certifier of Instructional and Civil Service Payrolls."

 

G.2      ATHLETIC DONATION - NEW GLASS BACKBOARDS

 

            G.3      WARRANT #12 - JUNE 2014

 

            G.4      TREASURER'S REPORT - JUNE 2014

 

            G.5      WARRANT #1 - JULY 2014

 

            G.6      TREASURER'S REPORT - JULY 2014

 

            G.7      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - JULY 2014

 

            G.8      HAMBURG TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION - CONTRACT APPROVAL

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “upon the recommendation of the Acting

                        Superintendent, the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District

                        hereby approves the collective bargaining agreement and funding of the

                        Agreement between the District and the Hamburg Teachers’ Association (HTA).” 

                        (This contract is for the period of September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2018.) 

 

            G.9      RESOLUTION - CERTIFIED LEAD EVALUATOR RESOLUTION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education of the Hamburg
Central School District approves of the following resolution:

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District
is required by Part 30-2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents to certify lead evaluators
as “qualified” lead evaluators prior to conducting and/or completing evaluations as
part of annual professional performance reviews performed in accordance with NY
Education Law §3012-c and Part 30-2; and

           

            WHEREAS, to qualify for certification as a lead evaluator, individuals must
successfully complete training which meets the minimum requirements as set forth
in Part 30-2.9(b) of the Regents Rules; and

 

            WHEREAS, building principals, assistant principals, directors, coordinator
and assistant superintendent are the primary individuals responsible for evaluating
classroom teachers in the District; and

 

                                    WHEREAS, Principals Leslie Bennett, James Martinez, Danielle Lango, 
                        Jacqueline Peffer, Jennifer Giallella, Michael Gallagher; and Assistant Principals 
                        Julie Gajewski, John Crangle, Michael Tylock, Amanda Bolin; and Directors Brent 
                        Jordan and Patrick Cauley; Coordinator Ginalouise Palermo; and Assistant 
                        Superintendent Colleen Kaney, have successfully completed training which meets 
                        the minimum requirements of Part 30-2.9(b);

 

            NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the individuals named
above are hereby certified as a qualified lead evaluators for the purpose of
conducting and/or completing evaluations of classroom teachers as part of
annual professional performance reviews performed in accordance with NY
Education Law §3012-c and Part 30-2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents.     

 

            G.10    TUITION RATES FOR 2014-2015

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the tuition rates be approved

                        for the 2014-2015 school year as follows:

 

                        That the tuition rates for general instruction for children of staff be as follows:

                                      a.        Grades K-5                             $1,293.00

                                      b.        Grades 6-12                            $1,465.00

 

                        That the tuition rates for general instruction for non-resident children be as

follows:                      

                                      a.        Grades K-6                             $8,901.00

                                      b.        Grades 7-12                            $6,906.00    

 

G.11    CONTRACT FOR SPECIAL SERVICES

 
 
H.        PUBLIC EXPRESSION AND INFORMATION
 

PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

Some topics are not permitted to be discussed in the public forum; for example, any topic related
to an employee or that can be implied to be related to an employee; special education placements,
individual student situations, etc. If the topic is inappropriate for the public forum, the Board
president will instruct you not to speak, but rather, present your concerns in writing for the
Board’s discussion in Executive Session.

According to the district’s Civility Policy #3150, the district promotes mutual respect, civility,
and orderly conduct among District employees, parents, and the public. The policy is not
intended to deprive any person of his or her right to freedom of expression. Rather, seek to
maintain, to the extent possible and reasonable, a safe, harassment-free workplace for students
and staff. In the interest of presenting teachers and other employees as positive role models,
we encourage positive communication and discourage volatile, hostile, or aggressive actions.

            This District seeks public cooperation with this endeavor.
 

According to the district’s Code of Conduct on School Property Policy #3410, there are
provisions regarding conduct deemed appropriate and acceptable on school property and at
school functions, conduct deemed unacceptable and inappropriate on school property; and
provisions regarding acceptable civil and respectful treatment of teachers, school administrators,
other school personnel, students and visitors on school property and at school functions
(school board meetings).

The chair will recognize the individual or group. Individuals must identify themselves with name
and address. The board will allocate a maximum of thirty (30) minutes for this agenda item.

            Speakers shall have a maximum of five (5) minutes each.In the event more than six (6) persons
            wish to address the board, they will each receive a proportionate share of the time. 

 

 

I.          MOTION TO ADJOURN

                       

 

 
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