SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

BLACK HORSE PIKE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

580 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ  08012

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT TO THE BOARD

Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

 

ACTION ITEMS


 VOLUME 2014-06                                                                                                    JUNE 19, 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 2014-2015 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 and Temporary Staff        

 

          

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute 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 

          

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.        Approval:  Family Medical Leave         

 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Alexa Bastelica has requested to take FMLA from September 2nd until medically cleared by her doctor and utilizing her accumulated sick days.  Once cleared, she will utilize the Family Leave Act for child rearing purposes using time without pay until November 10, 2014.

  

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Nora Hartley, library media specialist at Timber Creek High School, has requested to take FMLA from October 2, 2014 through November 21, 2014. She would like to utilize 17 sick days and take an additional 4 weeks unpaid.

 

 

TheSuperintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Donald Battle, a math teacher at Triton High School, has requestedto take FMLA from May 9, 2014 until June 26, 2014. He will be utilizing 31 sickdays and 3 personal days during this time.

 

TheSuperintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Carrie Fetter, a Spanish teacher at Timber Creek High School, hasrequested to adjust her previousapproved leave to June 19, 2014 to November 3, 2014.

 

TheSuperintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Melissa Ernst, a Spanish teacher at Timber Creek, has requested to adjust the dates of her previousrequested leave to October 7, 2014 through January 23, 2015. 

 

 

 

 6.        Request to RESCIND MST Clinical Internship II


 

The Superintendent rescinds recommendation for the following Rowan Clinical Practice request:

 

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

Lesley Newman

Paola Alacqua

September 2, 2014 to December 17, 2014

Timber Creek

Spanish

Lesley Newman

Paola Alacqua

January 20, 2015 to

May 8, 2015

Timber Creek

Spanish

 

Delores Richards

Lou Moustakas

October 27, 2014 to December 17, 2014

Highland

Art

 

 

 

 

7.         Approval BHPEA Agreement 2012-2015


The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the Agreement between the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education and the Black Horse Pike Education Association for the period of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.

 

 

 

 

 

8.          Approval: BHPEA 2012-2015 Salary Guide

                           

The Superintendent recommends approval for the BHPEA 2012-2015 Salary Guide. Details are shown on SCHEDULE H. 

 

 

 

 9.        Approval Retirement Professional

Mrs. A. Rowland, an English Teacher at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire June 30, 2014.  Mrs. Rowland has been an employee of the district for twenty seven and 1/2 years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

 

 

 

 

10.        Approval Resignation

C. Borda a Special Education Aide/Job Coach at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on June 13, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

K. Schoudt a Health/Physical Education Teacher at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

D. Lipnitz a Special Education Instructional Aide at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

M. Sauer, a Math teacher at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective June 30, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

 

 11.    Appointment Summer Tutors     

 

The Superintendent requests Board ofEducation approval of the employees listed on the attached schedule to beappointed as Summer Tutors for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE W.

 

  

12.     Appointment: Professional Staff

 

            The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year

            2014-2015. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE K.

 

 

 

 

   13.     Appointment: Support Staff

 

            The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year

            2014-2015. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE L.

 

 

 

 

 14.    Approval: Medical Leave of Absence   

          

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for H. Harold Little, 12 month Vice-Principal at Triton High School, has requested a medical leave of absence from July 1-August 1, 2014.  He will be utilizing 13 sick days and 10 vacation days during this time.

 

 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for S. Kind, a Scienceteacher at Triton High School, has requested medical leave for the 2014-15school year. She is also requesting the board to continue her benefits while onleave. 

  

  

                 15.   Approval ABA Home-Based Consultative Services

 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Mrs. Jessica Caffrey, Supervisor of Special Services/Behavior Analyst, to provide Home-Based ABA Consultative services at a rate of $60/hour for services provided above and beyond her normal working hours. 

 

 

 

 

16.   Appointment: Assistant Athletic Director

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Assistant Athletic Directors for Highland, Timber Creek and Triton High Schools for the school year 2014-2015. Details of the assignment are shown on SCHEDULE O.

 

 

 

 

     17.     Request to Serve MST Clinical Internship II

 

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rowan MS in Teaching Biology student to serve her clinical experience assignments for the Fall and Spring Semesters of the 2014-2015 school year.

       

 

Erica Kanter*

 

Nick Nordone

September 2, 2014 to

December 17, 2014 &

January 20, 2015 to May 8, 2015

Triton

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*PENDING PROOF OF CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE

 

 

 

18.   Request to Serve Counseling Internship

 

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rowan Education students to serve her Counseling Internship for the entire 2014-2015 school year.

 

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

Meghan Setser*

Art Alessandroni

September 2, 2014 to May 4, 2015

Highland

Counseling

*PENDING PROOF OF CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE

 


 

19.   Request to Serve Student Teaching

 

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

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

 

Tyler Pokrywka*

 

Domenic Tomeo

October 29, 2014 to

December 8, 2014

Triton

Health and PE Jr. Field Experience

Dontay Stokes*

Joshua Krowicki

September 17, 2014 to

October 27, 2014

Highland

Health and PE Jr. Field Experience

Nicholas Yotsko*

Michael McShane

October 29, 2014 to

December 8, 2014

Timber Creek

Health and PE Jr. Field Experience

Tara Gee*

Dave Johnson

October 27, 2014 to

December 17, 2014

Timber Creek

Art

Ronald Malandro*

Tom Small

September 2, 2014 to October 24, 2014

Triton

Health and PE

Jr. Field Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                   *PENDING PROOF OF CRIMINAL HISTORY CLEARANCE

 

 

20.   Approval: Change in Assignment


         The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment       

                         for the individual listed on the schedule for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details are shown

         on SCHEDULE M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

21.   Appointment of Twilight Staff Substitute


The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the person shown on SCHEDULE P to be appointed as Twilight Program substitute staff for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.

 

 

 

 

22.   Approval: Adjustment in Salary


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the Director of Maintenance adjustment in the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school year salary.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE R.

 

 

 

 

                23.    Appointment: Game Security, Ticket Sellers & Game Timers

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule as Game Security, Ticket Sellers and Game Timers for sporting and activity events for the 2014-2015 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE S.

 

 

 

24.     Approval: Job Descriptions


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Descriptions: School Nurse, Director of Counseling and District Webmaster.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.

 

 

                  

                  25.     Approval Revised Curriculum Writing

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the revised
Curriculum Writing for the 2014-2015 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.

 



 

B.     ATHLETICS       Nothing to Report

 

 

C.     POLICY

 

1.  First Reading – Policies/Regulations     

 

Policies                                                                        Regulations

                                                                                    R5200 Attendance

                                                                                    R5600 Pupil and Discipline/Code of Conduct

 

 

2.   Second Reading – Policies/Regulations    

 

Policies                                                                                    Regulations

6511     Direct Deposit 

 

 

 

     

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.       Harassment Intimidation & Bullying (HIB) Investigations  

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 June 19, 2014 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.

 

 

 

3.           Approval: Proposed Superintendent and Board of Education Goals 2014-2015


         The Superintendent recommends Board approval of the Proposed Superintendent and Board of
         Education Goals 2014-2015. Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.

 


 



4.        Overnight Field Trip

 

         Date of Event:    December 19, 2014 through December 20, 2014 

         Nature of Event: Wrestling Tournament

         Students:           15 – Triton Students

         Chaperone(s):     Andrew Haubois, Dominic Koehl, Warren Haubois

         Cost to District:  Costs covered by Booster Club

 

               

 5.        Approval: Statement of Assurance for Mentoring Plan 2014-2015:

 

         The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the New Jersey Department of 
         Education District  Mentoring Plan Statement of Assurance for the Mentoring Plan that has been 
         developed for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details are shown on
SCHEDULE N.

 

6.        Approval Bilingual/ESL Three-Year Plan 2014-2017

         The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the Bilingual/ESL Three-Year 
         Program Plan for the 2014-2017 school years.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE T.

 

7.        Approval NCLB Grant Allocation 2014-2015
 

            The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the NCLB Grant 
            Allocation
 for the 2014-2015 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.

 
                
8.     Approval Superintendent's Professional Development Plan
 
 
 

   The Black Horse Pike Regional School District approves theSuperintendent's Professional 
   Development Plan as attached.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE V.

       

9.     Approval Board of Education/Superintendent Evaluation
 

      The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the Board of Education 
      Evaluation and the Superintendent’s Evaluation.


 

INFORMATION ITEMS

Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

Nothing to Report


 

SPECIAL EDUCATION/POLICY UPDATE

Mr. David Cappuccio, Director of Special Services

Nothing to Report


BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Mrs. Jean Grubb, 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