SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

BLACK HORSE PIKE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

580 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT TO THE BOARD

John F. Golden, Superintendent

 

ACTION ITEMS


 VOLUME 2013-04                                                                                                                                                                    APRIL 25, 2013


 

 

A.     PERSONNEL


       1.       Co-curricular Appointments                                     

The Superintendent recommends the persons shown onSCHEDULE A be appointed to the listed co-curricular positions at the stipends shown for the 2012-2013 school year and are paid for time served in the positions.  Approval is recommended. 
 

 

 

       2.        Resolution for Emergency Hiring      

                                                                     

We are now required to submit to the County Education Office each month a list of persons we have hired that have not yet received final approval of their criminal history check. The Superintendent recommends approval of the Resolution shown onSCHEDULE B that lists those persons and the positions to which they have been appointed.
 

 

 



       3.        Appointment: Per Diem Substitute Staff           

 

     

The persons listed onSCHEDULE Care recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff for the 2012-2013 school year, pending completion of all pre-employment requirements. Certificates held and compensation rates are also shown. Approval is recommended.
 

 

 

 

      4.        Approval: Professional Development/School BusinessRequests 

 

The Superintendent recommends approval of the Professional Development/School Business requests shown onSCHEDULE D. Details of these requests and costs to the district are shown on the schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

                  5.        Appointment: Professional Staff (revised)

 

             The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the school

            year 2012-2013. Revised details of the assignments and salaries are shown on

            SCHEDULE G.

 

 



 

     6.        Resignation: 1:1 Special Education Aide    
          

          R. Bilo, a 1:1 Special Education Aide at Highland High School, has

          submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on or before May 8, 2013. The

          Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

                   7.        Retirement: Professional Staff          

 

                         Mrs. C. D’Alonzo, the Language Arts/Teacher Coach for the Black Horse Pike
                         Regional School District has submitted a letter indicating that she will be retiring effective

                         July 1, 2013. Mrs. D’Alonzo has been an employee of the District for twenty nine years.
                         The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement,
                         with regret.

 

 

 

      8.       Appointment: NCLB Title IA Summer Read 180 Program
 

           The Superintendent recommends the appointment of NCLB Title IA Summer Read 180   
           Program positions for the 2013-2014 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDUE H.

 

 

 

 

                  9.       Retirement: Support Staff               

 
                         

 Ms. Joyce Sylvester,secretary to the Counseling Director at Timber Creek High

                         School has submitted a letter indicating that she will be retiring effective August 1, 2013. 
                         Ms. Sylvester has been an employee of the District for sixteen years. The Superintendent
                         recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of
 retirement, with regret.
                        
 
                        Mr. Walter Ewan,Night Facilities Maintenance Supervisor at Highland High School
                        has submitted a letter indicating that he will be retiring effective July 1, 2013. M. Ewan has been
                        an employee of the District for thirty years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this
                        resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

 

 
 

  Ms. Paulette Dell’Angelo,secretary to the Director of Special Services & Special Education

  for the Black Horse Pike Regional School District hassubmitted a letter indicating that she

  will be retiring effective August 1, 2013. Ms. Dell’Angelo has been an employee of the District

  for twelve years. TheSuperintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the

  purpose of retirement, with regret.

 


 

 

      10.      Approval Revised Leave of Absence
 

           C. Guida, a Science Teacher at Timber Creek High School has requested a change in her           
           Medical Leave of Absence (using 28 paid days and 23 days without pay) to be revised from

           May 6, 2013 – August 30, 2013 to April 12, 2013 – August 30, 2013. Her anticipated return

           to work date is September 1, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

      11.     Educator of the Year

 

                       The Superintendent requests acknowledgement by the Board of Education of the

                       following Educator of the Year – 2012-2013.

 

 

                                                           Rebecca Vives – Triton High School

 

  

      12.    Resignation: Instructional Special Education Aide   
           

          C. Steiner, an Instructional Special Education Aide at Timber Creek High School, has

          submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on or before May 24, 2013. The

          Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

                

             

    13.    Appointment: Homebound Instructors

 

        The Superintendent recommends the attached be appointed as Homebound Instructors 

        for the 2013-2014 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.  

  

 

 

     14.    Approval: Mentor
 

The Superintendent recommends approval of the Mentor for Beginning Teacher

Induction Program. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.          

 

 

 

      15.    Approval: Additional One-Year Leave of Absence
 

           The Superintendent recommends approval of the additional one-year Leave

           of Absence, without pay for D. Nelson, Health & Physical Education teacher

           at Timber Creek High School for the 2013-2014 school year. 

 


 

  

 

    16.    Acceptance: Superintendent Contract 2013-2018      Approved April 18, 2013
 

        The Board of Education accepts the attached letter from the Executive

        County Superintendent approving the proposed contract for Dr. Brian Repici

        to serve as Superintendent of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District

        for the term July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018. Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.

 

 

 

 

        17.    Approval: Job Descriptions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Descriptions: Director of Special Services, Director of Curriculum, Supervisor of Personnel and Supervisor of Planning, Research, Evaluation, Assessment, Special Projects and District Coordinator of School Safety and Security. Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.

  

 

 

 

 

      18.    Request to Serve Counseling Internship

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Education

student(s) at Wilmington University, to serve their clinical assignment for the

2013-2014 school year:

 

Student Teacher

Supervised By

Dates as needed

School

Subject

 

Ashlie Fleming

 

 

Paulette Kohout

September 3, 2013 –

May 5, 2013

600 Hours

 

Triton Regional High School

 

School Counseling

Stephanie Kinney*

Art Alessandroni

September 3, 2013 to May 9, 2014

Highland Regional High School

School Counseling

 

     *Pending proof of criminal background check

 

 

      19.    Request to Serve Student Teaching

                       The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Educationstudent at
                       Rowan University, to serve their student teaching assignment during the
Fall semester of the
                       2013-2014 school year:

 
                      

Student Teacher

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

Shamira Robinson

Liz Perez

September 3, 2013 to December 19, 2013

Timber Creek

Spanish

Katy Young

Vince Leavey

August 18, 2013 to December 20, 2013

Highland

Athletic Training

 

                       *Pending proof of criminal background check

 

 


 

 

    

     20.    Approval:School Anti-Bullying Specialists and District Anti- Bullying Coordinator

             Compensation     

 

       

                       The Superintendent recommends approval, in accordance with the attached exhibit, the

                        provision of compensation to the each of the district's School Anti-Bullying Specialists,

                        as well as the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator, for services provided over and beyond

                        the regular working day.  Compensation will be effective, September 1, 2013 to

                        June 30, 2014, pending the provision of the appropriate documentation substantiating

                        the completion of said services.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.

 

 

     21.    Appointment: Summer ESY Special Education Aides

 

        The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed 

        as Special Education Aides for the Summer ESY Program for the 2013-2014 school

        year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE N.  

  

 

 

 

       22.    Approval: Stipend/Student Activities Account

 

           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following

           staff members to receive a stipend from the Student Activities Account for the

           2012-2013 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.

 

 

 

        23.    Appointment: Twilight Supervisor

 

           The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the individual listed on SCHEDULE P as

           the Twilight School Supervisor for the 2013-2014 school year. See schedule for details.

  

 

 

 

       24.    Approval: Change in Assignment
 

        The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment      
        for Keith Ramsey, Counselor at Triton and Highland, to the new assignment for 2013-2014        
        school year to be at Highland.

 



 

 

      25.    Transfers-Professional Staff (Voluntary and Involuntary)
 

         The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the voluntary and

         involuntary transfers for Triton, Highland and Timber Creek professional staff, effective

         September 1, 2013, as listed on SCHEDULE Q.

 

 

 

      26.    Resignation: Professional Staff        
      

          C. Karageorgis, a World Language Teacher at Triton High School, has

           submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on or before June 21, 2013

          (pending replacement). The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the

           resignation.

 

 

 

   27.     Appointment Lead Teacher
 

         The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the appointment

         of the Lead Teacher for Math and Science Departments due to a resignation. 

         Details are shown on SCHEDULE R.

 


   

     28.     Appointment: Professional Staff
 

         The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the 2012-2013 school

         year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE S.

 
 
 

 

      29.     Appointment: Support Staff/General Office
 

         The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the 2012-2013 school year. 
         Details are shown on SCHEDULE T.

 

 

 
 

 

       30.     Approval: KF’s Agreement
 

         Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve Mr. K.F.’s agreement to the          
         conditions outlined on Schedule U.  Details are shown on the schedule.

 


   

 

B.       ATHLETICS         Nothing to Report

 

 

           

 

 

 

     C.      POLICY       Nothing to Report

 

 

     1.       First Reading – Policies/Regulations    

 

Policies                                                                      Regulations

 

               

 

 

 

 

                                   

         

H.      MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

1.      Special Education – Out of District Placements 2012-13           Nothing to Report
  

For the school year 2012-13, the Child Study Team has placed the classified students listed onSCHEDULE E in special education institutions believed to be best staffed and equipped to deal with the specific learning disabilities identified for these students. Acknowledgement of the Board of Education for these placements is requested.

[GROUP IN '25,29,30,49,54'$](Click Here to View SCHEDULE E)[$ELSE IF GROUP$]

 

 

 

 

     2.      Harassment Intimidation & Bullying (HIB) Investigations  Approved April 18, 2013

               Be it resolved that the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education    
               acknowledges that the HIB Investigations, were presented within the Executive Session      
               portion of the April 25, 2013 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of     
               Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator. Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.
 

                [GROUP IN '25,29,30,49,54'$](Click Here to View SCHEDULE F)[$ELSE IF GROUP$]

 

 

 

 

                       3.        Overnight Field Trip

                         Date of Event:       May 1, 2013 – May 5, 2013

 

Nature of Event:   Overnight – Atlantic Coast Championships for Indoor Guard
                               and Percussion Ensemble – Wildwood, NJ

 

                                      Students:              16 – Triton Students

 

                                      Chaperone(s):      Michael Belskis and Angelina Coppola

 

                                      Cost:                      Bus and Truck Rental paid by the Budget

 
 
                           
           4.         Approval Shared Services
 

                            The Board of Education for Black Horse Pike Regional School District

                            approves to engage in a Shared Services Agreement with Runnemede

                            Public School District, where Mr. David C. Cappuccio, Jr. will serve in

                            the capacity as Acting Superintendent of Schools.  Said agreement is

                            contingent upon the Executive County Superintendent’s approval.

 

 

 


 

INFORMATION ITEMS

Mr. John Golden, Superintendent

Tech Challenge Awards


 

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Mr. David Cappuccio, Director of Special Services

Nothing to Report 


BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Mrs. Jean Grubb, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Emergency Resoultion approved by the Board of Education:

                                          Gloucester Twp Girls Softball April 27 & 28, Highland-Trailor with generator
                                                    Triton Softball May 4 Triton-Trailor & Barbacue
 

 


CURRICULUM UPDATE

Dr. Brian Repici, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Nothing to report


PERSONNEL/POLICY UPDATE

Dr. Brian Repici, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Nothing to report