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 2014-07                                                                                                JULY 18, 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           

          

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff for the 2014-2015 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 Resignation Staff

D. Flatley, a Network Support Specialist for the Black Horse Pike District, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective immediately.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

N. Wilson, a School Psychologist at Highland and a School Psychologist/Counselor for the Twilight Program, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective August 29, 2014.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

 

6.      Transfer-Support Staff (Voluntary)


         The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the voluntary transfer

for Highland and Timber Creek support staff, effective September 1, 2014, as listed on SCHEDULE G.
 

 

 

7.     Appointment of Twilight Staff Substitute


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

 

 

    8.     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 I.

 

 

 

    9.     Appointment: English Language Learning/Spanish Tutor Para-professional

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Title IA English Language Learning/Spanish Tutor Para-professional for the 2014-2015 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE J.

 

          

 10.     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 K.

 

 
 

11.     Approval Revised Support Staff Evaluation Tool


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the attached revised support staff evaluation tool for instructional aides and 1 on 1 aides.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.

 

 

  

12.     Appointment: Basic Skills Instructor

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Basic Skills Instructor (BSIP Co-Coordinator) from September 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.

 

 

 

13.     Appointment Professional CPR Trainers

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees listed on the attached schedule as Professional CPR Trainers to be completed by June 30, 2014. Details are shown on SCHEDULE N.

 


   14.     Appointment: Title IA Reading Specialist

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Title IA NJ Certified Reading Specialist for the 2014-2015 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.

 

        

 15.    Approval: Job Descriptions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Descriptions: Green Team Advisor and Reading Specialist.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.

 

 

          

B.     ATHLETICS       Nothing to Report

 

 

 

C.     POLICY

 

1.  First Reading – Policies/Regulations     

 

Policies                                                                       

                                                                                   

1140     Affirmative Action Program

2417     Student Intervention and Referral Services

2481     Home or Out-Of-School Instruction for a General Education Student for Reasons Other Than a Temporary or Chronic Health Condition

            3283     Electronic Communications between Teaching Staff Members and Students
            4283     Electronic Communications between Support Staff Members and Students
            5200     Attendance
            5610     Suspension
            5611     Removal of Students for Offenses
            5612     Assaults on District Board of Education Members or Employees
            5613     Removal of Students for Assaults with Weapons Offenses
            5620     Expulsion
            8462    Reporting Potentially Missing or Abused Children          

 

Regulations

 

2412     Home Instruction Due to Health Condition

2417     Student Intervention and Referral Services

2481     Home or Out-Of-School Instruction for a General Education Student for Reasons Other Than a Temporary or Chronic Health Condition

5610     Suspension Procedures

5611     Removal of Students for Firearms Offences

5612     Assaults on District Board of Education Members and Employees

5613     Removal of Students for Assaults with Weapons Offences

8462     Reporting Potentially Missing or Abused Children

     

     

H.              MISCELLANEOUS


 

1.             Special Education – Out of District Placements 2014-15           Nothing to Report

  

For the school year 2014-15, 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        Nothing to Report

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 July 18, 2014 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.

 

 

3.               School Self-Assessment for HIB Grades

 

The Board of Education for the Black Horse Pike Regional School District accepts the School Self-Assessment Reports, as per attached exhibit, for the determination of HIB Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, and hereby approves the submission of the School Self-Assessment Reports to the New Jersey Department of Education.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.

 


 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 


 

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