SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

BLACKHORSE PIKE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

580 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ  08012

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT TO THE BOARD

Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

 

ACTION ITEMS


 VOLUME 2014-03                                                                             MARCH 27, 2014


 

 

A.  PERSONNEL

 

1.        Co-curricular Appointments             

                                              

The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on SCHEDULE A be appointed to the listed co-curricular positions at the stipends shown for the 2013-2014 school year and are paid for time served in the positions.  Approval is recommended. 

 

 

 

 

2.         Resolution for Emergency Hiring           Nothing to Report

          

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 on SCHEDULE B  that lists those persons and the positions to which they have been appointed.

 

 

 

 

3.         Appointment: Per Diem Substitute Staff            Approved 3-13-2014

 

          

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diemsubstitute staff for the 2013-2014 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 Business Requests  Approved 3-13-2014

          

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

 
 
 

5.         Request to Serve Student Teaching              Approved 3-13-2014

 

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Education

student to serve her clinical experience assignment for the Spring semester of the 2013-2014 school year.

 

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

Molly Napolitano*

Kerri DiPietro

March 17, 2014 – May 9, 2014

Timber Creek

Health and PE

*PENDING PROOF OF CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE

 
 

 

6.         Retirement: Professional Staff
 

Mrs. Bertha Gibbs, a Social Studies teacher at Timber Creek High School has submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire July 1, 2014. Mrs. Gibbs has been an employee of the district for seventeen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

 

               

7.         Appointment: Mentor 2013-2014 School Year
 

The Superintendent requests Board of Education appointment of the Mentor for Beginning Teacher Induction Program 2013-2014.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.

 

 

 

               
            8.         Approval: Medical and Family Medical Leave                      Approved 3-13-2014
 
 

Kellilyn Mawson, a Special Education teacher at Timber Creek, is requesting to take FMLA leave from May 6, 2014 until June 30,2014. During this time, she will be utilizing 20 sick days from May 6th through June 3rd.  The remainder of the days will be unpaid leave. Mrs. Mawson intends to return to her position as Special Education teacher at Timber Creek High School on September 1, 2014.


Steve McHugh, Special Education teacher at Triton, is requesting to take FMLA from March 7, 2014 to March 21, 2014. He is requesting to use 3 personal days, 2.5 sick days and days without pay for the remainder of his leave. 

 

Jamie Napoli, a Math teacher at Triton, has requested a change to her FMLA leave.  Her new anticipated return to work date is March 24,2014. 

 

Stacey Kind, a Science teacher at Triton, has requested a medical leave for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year.  She is requesting to use 77.5 sick days through June 13, 2014 and the remainder of the leave she is requesting to take without pay. 

 

ThereseSacchetti,an English teacher at Timber Creek High School, has requested Family Medical Leave from Wednesday, April 16, 2014 toFriday, May 2, 2014, a total of eight school days. She plans to use three personal days and five sick days during the time. 

 

JamieNapoli,a Math teacher at Triton, has requested to extend her medical leavefrom March 28, 2014 to March 30, 2014 without pay.

            
            

CarrieFetter,a Spanish teacher at Timber Creek High School, has requested leave fromSeptember 2, 2014 to November 3, 2014 for the purpose of maternity leave and child rearing.  She will be utilizing four sick days from September 2, 2014-September 5, 2014 and forty unpaid days.

 

 

9.         Appointment: Title IA Summer Read 180  Program

The Superintendent requests Board of Education appointment of the employees listed on the attached schedule for the Title IA Summer Read 180 Program. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.

 

 
10.    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 2014-2015 school year. 
Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.  
 
 
 
11.    Appointment: Summer ESY Special Education Teachers
 
The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed 
 as Special Education Teachers for the Summer ESY Program for the 2014-205 school
year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.  
  
 
 

12.     Recommendation to Submit Contract to County Executive Superintendent for review

 

The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education submit Mrs. D. Jean Grubb's, Business Administrator, contract to the Camden County Executive Superintendent for review.  Details are listed on the attached SCHEDULE N.

 

 

 

             

             13.        Request to Serve Student Teaching

 

               The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the
               following Rowan and Rutgers  Education students to serve their clinical experience assignment for the 
               Fall and Spring Semesters of the 2014-2015 school year.


 

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

Ashley Guzman*/

Rowan

Pam Klein

September 2, 2014 to December 17, 2014

Highland

Spanish

Delores Richards*/

Rowan

Lou Moustakas

October 27, 2014 to

 December 17, 2014

Highland

Art

Marissa N Montini*

Rowan

Abbe Elliott

September 2, 2014 to

December 17, 2014

Timber Creek

English

Lisa Steele

Christina Guida

September 3, 2014 to December 12, 2014

Timber Creek

Science

Kathleen Rosati*

Marci Logan

October 27, 2014 to

 Decembe4 17, 2014

Timber Creek

Health & PE

                         *PENDING PROOF OF CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE
               

14.        Approval: Job Descriptions

The Superintendentrecommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Descriptions:Supervisor of Science, Assistant Athletic Director and Instructional Coach. Details are shown on SCHEDULE O

 

       
               
15.       Resignation:Professional Staff      
        

D.Nelson,a Health & Physical EducationTeacher at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, tobe effective on March 20, 2014.  The Superintendentrecommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

L.Schenkel, a Math Teacher at Timber Creek HighSchool, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on April 7, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance ofthe resignation.
 
               

               16.       Approval:Chaperone for Highland Baseball Team Trip


               The Superintendent seeks Board of Education approval for Ron Strauss to
               accompany Highland Baseball team to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the
               “Ripkin Experience” during spring break, April 18 – 23, 2014. There is no expense to the district. 
               This field trip was approved at December 5, 2013 BOE meeting.

               
 

B.  ATHLETICS       Nothing to Report

                 

 

 

C. POLICY       

 

 

1.   Second Reading – Policies/Regulations    

 

 

Policies                                                                           

     

   4340    Grievance                                                   

   4434     Support Staff Vacations & Holiday

           5111     Eligibility of Resident/Nonresident Pupils
 
        Regulations

          1550     Affirmation Action Program for Employment and Contract Practices/Employment Practices Plan 
                       Complaint

   2624     Grading System

     

H.              MISCELLANEOUS

 
 

 

1.            Special Education – Out of District Placements 2013-14           
  

For the school year 2013-14, the Child Study Team has placed the classified students listed on SCHEDULE 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 2.      HarassmentIntimidation & Bullying (HIB) Investigations        Approved 3-13-2014

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 March 13, 2014 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.

 

 

3.         Approval Highland Jazz Band Performance Schedule                          Approved 3-13-2014
 

The Superintendent recommends approval of the Highland Regional High School Jazz Band Performance schedule for the 2013-2014 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.

             

 

4.        Approval Proposed Revised Calendar – 2013-2014 School Year     Approved 3-13-2014

 

            TheSuperintendent recommends approval of the Proposed Revised 2013-2014 School Calendar.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.

 

 

5.        Approval Proposed Calendar– 2014-2015 School Year   

 

            The Superintendent recommends approval of the Proposed Revised 2014-2015 School Calendar.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.

 

 

           

 

 

 

 


 

INFORMATIONITEMS

Dr. BrianRepici, Superintendent

Nothing to Report


 

SPECIAL EDUCATION/POLICY UPDATE

Mr. David Cappuccio, Director of Special Services

Nothing to Report


BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Mrs. JeanGrubb, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report 


CURRICULUM UPDATE

Matthew Szuchy, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Nothing to Report


PERSONNEL UPDATE

Julie Scully, Supervisor of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report