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 2015-03                                                                                                            MARCH 19, 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 2014-2015 school year and are paid for time served in the positions.   Approval is recommended.



2.          Resolution for Emergency Hiring         Approved 3-12-2015

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                  Approved 3-12-2015    

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.       Appointment: Mentors 2014-2015 School Year         Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent requests Board of Education appointment of the Mentors for Beginning Teacher Induction Program 2014-2015.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.


 

 6.       Appointment: Substitute Sign-in Desk Monitor                          Approved 3-12-2015

 The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the person shown on the attached schedule to be appointed as a Substitute Sign-in Desk Monitor at Triton High School for the 2014-2015 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.



   7.      Appointment: Title II Professional Development Staff                  Approved 3-12-2015

 The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Title II Professional Development Staff for the 2014-2015 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.





   8.      Approval: Family Medical Leave & Family Leave                              

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


(JH), school counselor at Timber Creek High School, has requested to extend her medical leave for child rearing purposes from March 23, 2015 until April 3, 2015.

(MC), teacher at Triton High School, has requested to extend her paid medical leave utilizing accumulated sick days until March 27, 2015.

(LS), a Supervisor, has requested intermittent family leave to care for her mother beginning March 2, 2015.

(MH), a school counselor at Highland High School, has requested an extension of her use of sick days for maternity leave until April 22, 2015. She will take the remainder of her leave until April 30, 2015 unpaid. 

(HR), a teacher at Triton High School, has requested to take FMLA leave for child rearing purposes starting September 1, 2015 through November 20, 2015. This will be an unpaid leave.

(SM), a teacher at Triton High School, is requesting medical leave starting March 20, 2015 through June 30, 2015. He will be utilizing his 3 remaining personal days and then taking the additional days without pay. 

  9.     Appointment: Summer ESY Special Education Aides          Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed
as Special Education Aides for the 2015 Summer ESY Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.  




10.   Approval: Contract Extension          Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to extend the per diem contract for K.F. at the rate of $255.35 through the end of the 2014-15 school year. 


11.   Approval: Evening AVA Support at Triton                              Approved 3-12-2015


 The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following
 personnel to provide evening AVA support at Triton High School.  Details are shown
 on SCHEDULE N.




12.   Approval Resignation                          

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following resignation:

D.R., custodian at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, as of
June 30, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.      Approved 3-12-2015


R.H., a 1:1 Aide at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, as of April 17, 2015.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.


13.   Approval Termination                       

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the termination of M.W.,
AVA Technician at Triton High School effective April 12, 2015.    Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the termination of J.S., 
a Cafeteria Employee at Timber Creek High School effective April 21, 2015.


14.   Approval Days’ Pay Withheld                    Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for withholding two days’ pay for
J.E.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.


 
 
 
15.   Approval Suspension Without Pay                    Approved 3-12-2015
 
The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for a two-day suspension without pay for H.L.  Details shown in SCHEDULE Q. 
 


 

16.     Appointment: Summer ESY Special Education School Nurses

The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed
as School Nurses for the 2015 Summer ESY Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE R.  

  

 
  

 17.     Approval Retirement


Ms. E. Eastman, a Music Teacher at Triton High School has submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire July 1, 2015.  Ms. Eastman has been an employee of the district thirty two years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

Ms. J. Pantaleo, a Vice Principal Secretary at Triton High School has submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire August 1, 2015.  Ms. Pantaleo has been an employee of the district thirty one years and six months. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.




18.     Approval:  Payment for Contracted Employees of Activities
     

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


 
 
19.     Approval: Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Description: Language Arts Interventionist.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.




20.        ABA Fieldwork Experience

Approve Ms. Elizabeth Benckert to complete required ABA certification fieldwork hours at Highland Regional High School, under the supervision of Mrs. Jessica Caffrey.  This fieldwork experience is through the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies Program at Rowan University, and will require Ms. Benckert to attend Highland 2-3 days per week from Monday, April 6 through the end of the 2014-15 school year.   


B.    ATHLETICS             Nothing to Report



C.   POLICY

1.     Second Reading – Policies & Procedure/Regulation      Approved 3-12-2015

Policy
2622          Student Assessment

Procedure
2622          Student Assessment



2.     First Reading – Policies & Procedure/Regulation                      Approved 3-12-2015

Policy
2428.1  Standards-Based Instructional Priorities
3233     Political Activities
5460     High School Graduation
5465     Early Graduation

Regulation
2624         Grading System
5460         High School Graduation


3.     Second Reading – Policies & Procedure/Regulation                    

Policy
2428.1  Standards-Based Instructional Priorities
3233     Political Activities
5460     High School Graduation
5465     Early Graduation

Regulation
2624         Grading System
5460       High School Graduation

H.  MISCELLANEOUS

1.             Special Education – Out of District Placements 2014-15  Approved 3-12-2015

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 March 19, 2015 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.



 

3.         Approval:  Payment for Contracted Employees of Activities           Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends approval of the payment for contracted employees of activities as on SCHEDULE H. 





4.         Acknowledgement: Equivalency and Waiver Process                     Approved 3-12-2015

Be it resolved that the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education acknowledges the approved request through the Equivalency and Waiver Process for N.J.A.C. 6A:10-4.4(c) and (d)3.  Details are shown on the attached SCHEDULE J.




5.        Approval Calendar 2015-2016 School Year                  Approved 3-12-2015

 The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the Calendar for the 2015 - 2016 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.





6.        Approval Donation of Electrical Supplies                       Approved 3-12-2015

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to accept a donation of electrical supplies from Gibson Electrical Contractors, a local business to the Technology Department.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.

 






7.      
Approval S.T.EA.M. Agreement with Camden County College


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to accept the S.T.E.A.M. Agreement with Camden County
College Details are shown on SCHEDULE T.

 










INFORMATION ITEMS

Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

Green Ribbon Designation for Timber Creek


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