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 2015-06                                                                                   JUNE 11, 2015


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 2015-2016 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 each month to the County Education Office 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
2015-2016 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.       Appointment: Professional Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
2015-2016. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE G.

 


6.       Approval: Revised Curriculum Writing

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Revised Curriculum Writing
for the 2015-2016 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.
 


7.     Approval:  Payment for Contracted Employees of Activities
         

The Superintendent recommends approval of the payment for contracted employees of activities.   Details are shown on SCHEDULE I. 

 




8.     Approval Resignation

            K. Fisher, a Health & Physical Education Teacher at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a
            letter of resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends
            acceptance of the resignation.

            W. Haubois, a 1:1 Special Education Aide at Timber Creek High School, has submitted
            a letter of resignation, to be effective on June 23, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends
            acceptance of the resignation.

            P. Pratt, after school ABA, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective June 18, 2015.
            The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

            A. O’Donnell, a 1:1 Special Education aide at Highland High School, has
            submitted a letter of 
resignation, to be effective July 24, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends
            acceptance of the
 resignation.
   
            
A. Swartz, a Special Education Teacher at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of
            resignation, to be effective June 30, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the
            resignation.
  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 9.     ABA Home-Based Consultative Services

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve Mrs. Jessica Caffrey, Supervisor of Special Services/Behavior Analyst, to provide Home-Based ABA Consultative services at a rate of $65/hour for services provided above and beyond her normal working hours for the 2015-16 school year.


 10.    Appointment: Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year 2015-2016.
Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE J.

 


 11.    Approval Retirement Professional

Mrs. J. Huntowski, a Business Teacher at Triton High School has submitted a letter to the Board
of Education indicating she will retire October 1, 2015.  Mrs. Huntowski has been an employee of
the district for seventeen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation
for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


12.   Approval: Voluntary Change in Assignment

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the change in assignment for L. Franco, a 1:1
Special Education Aide from Highland High School to Triton High School for the 2015-2016 school year. 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the change in assignment for
K. Moderski, a Special Education Teacher from Highland High School to Reading Specialist at
Highland High School for the 2015-2016 school year.



13.   Appointment: Title IA Summer Read 180 Alternate Aide Highland 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the Title IA Summer
Read 180 alternate aide for Highland for 2015-2016 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are
shown on SCHEDULE M.



14.     Approval: Curriculum Writing

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




15.    Appointment: Lead Teachers

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the
employees listed on the attached schedule as Lead Teachers for the 2015-2016 school year.  
Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.

 



16.    Approval: Student Teachers 

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rider University
student to serve her student teaching assignment for the Fall and Spring Semesters of
2015-2016.

 

Student Teacher/

University

Supervised By

Dates

School

Subject

 

Fallon Milligan*

Rider University

 

Sherry Cappello

 

September 2, 2015 to

 May 2016**

 

Timber Creek Regional High School

 

Counseling

                           *Pending completion of all necessary paperwork.
                           ** Date changed to full year assignment.


17.    Appointment: Assistant Athletic Directors

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the employees shown on
Schedule P to be appointed as Assistant Athletic Directors for the 2015-2016 school year.
Details of assignments and salaries are shown on the schedule.

   



18.  Appointment of Twilight Secretaries

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the persons shown on SCHEDULE Q to be appointed as Twilight Program secretaries for the 2015-2016 school year.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.

 



19.  Appointment: After School LMC Monitors 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the After School LMC Monitors for Highland, Timber Creek and Triton High Schools for 2015-2016 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE R.

 


 

20.  Approval: Family Medical Leave, Family Leave & Administrative Leave        

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Family Medical Leave and
Family Leave for the following employees:

 

D.D., a Cafeteria General Worker at Highland High School, has requested to take unpaid  intermittent leave for the  2015-2016 school year to care for a family member.

C.S., an English Teacher at Triton High School, has requested to take medical utilizing her sick days from June 5, 2015 through June 23, 2015.

M.C., a Math Teacher at Triton High School, has requested to extend her leave of absence without pay from June 1, 2015 through June 5, 2015.

W.H., a 1:1 Special Education Aide at Timber Creek High School, has requested a leave of absence without pay from June 1, 2015 through June 5, 2015.

M.D.,
a School Librarian and Media Specialist at Highland High School, will be placed on administrative medical leave utilizing sick days from May 21, 2015 through June 23, 2015.

N.N., a Social Studies teacher at Triton High School, will be on medical leave from June 10, 2015 through June 23, 2015 using sick time.

21.  Appointment: Summer Music Program 

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the Summer Music Program
for Highland, Timber Creek and Triton High Schools from July 1, 2015 through August 30, 2015.  Details and salary
are shown on SCHEDULE S.


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

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Highland High School employees on the attached
schedule as Game Security, Ticket Sellers and Game Timers for sporting and activity events for the 2015-2016 
school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE V.


 

23.   Approval BHPSA Agreement 2015-2018

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 Supervisors’ Association for the
period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE W.

 
24.   Appointment: Summer ESY Special Education Aide

The Superintendent recommends the employee on the attached schedule be appointed
as a Special Education Aide for the Summer ESY Program for the 2014-2015 school
year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE X.
  



25.   Appointment: ABA Service Provider

The Superintendent recommends the employee on the attached schedule be appointed as an  
ABA Service Provider for the 2015-2016 school year and the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year. 
Details are shown on SCHEDULE Y.  







26.  
Appointment: Summer ESY Teacher

The Superintendent recommends the employee on the attached schedule be appointed
as a Teacher for the Summer ESY Program for the 2014-2015 school
year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Z.  

 





 
27.    Transfer-Support Staff (Voluntary)

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the voluntary transfers
for Triton and Timber Creek support staff, effective July 1, 2015, as listed on SCHEDULE AA.

  







B.           ATHLETICS      Nothing to Report


C.      POLICY                     Nothing to Report
1.             First Reading – Policies & Procedure/Regulation

               Policies:

               Regulations:
           


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 

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 11, 2015 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools
and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.




3.  Approval: Disney Film Club

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to establish a Disney Film Club,
a new co-curricular activity at Highland High School.  Details are on the attached SCHEDULE K.




 4. Approval: Library Council


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to establish a Library Council,
a new co-curricular activity at Timber Creek High School.  Details are on the attached
SCHEDULE L.




5.  Overnight Field Trip

Date of Event:    August 16 through August 19, 2015
Nature of Event:Cheerleading Camp
Location:            Lake Bryn Mawr, Hornsdale, PA
Transportation:   Bus     
Students:            15 – Highland Students
Chaperone(s):    Kerrie Blash & Heather Clifford
Cost to District: Cost covered by Athletic Department




6.  Approval: Statement of Assurance for Mentoring Plan 2015-2016: 

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
2015-2016 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE T.




7.  Approval: Foreign Exchange Student

The Superintendent requests approval for Sara Kienbacher, a foreign exchange student from Portugal,
to attend Triton Regional High School for the 2015-2016 school year. Dawn Naph, resident of Somerdale,
is hosting Sara Kienbacher in her home. Upon verification of the student’s J-1 Visa, the superintendent
recommends Board approval.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.




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