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 2016-04                                                                                                          APRIL 21, 2016

     A.  PERSONNEL

  1. Co-curriculum Appointments

    The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on SCHEDULE A be appointed to the listed co-curriculum positions at the stipends shown for the 2015-2016 school year and are paid for time served in the positions.  Approval is recommended.

 

 

  1. 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.


  2. 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.

 

  1. 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.



  2. Resignation of Non-Instructional Support Staff

          The Superintendent recommends approval for the resignation of Ms. Veronica Foggy as Bus Aide
           from the Black Horse Pike Regional School District, effective March 24, 2016. 

  1. Rescind Special Education ESY Program

    The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to rescind the appointment of
    Ms. Veronica Foggy to serve as a Bus Aide for the 2016 Special Education ESY Program, pursuant
    to her resignation from the district as a bus aide.

 

    7.  Appointment Summer ESY Bus Aide

        The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed as ESY Bus
        Aide from June 27 through August 11, 2016. Details are shown on the attached schedule K.
     



   8.  Approval Resignation        

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

          C.S., an English teacher at Triton High School has submitted a letter of resignation,
          to be effective June 30, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this 
          resignation.

          J.G., the Counseling Director at Triton High School has submitted a letter of resignation, to
          be effective June 16, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation.

          K. M., a World Language teacher at Triton High School has submitted a letter of
          resignation, to be effective June 30, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of
          this resignation.
      

           Z.D., ABA home therapist for the Black Horse Pike District has submitted a letter of resignation, to be
           effective April 30, 2016. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation.

          A.S., an Art teacher at Highland has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective
          June 30, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation.
        
          V.L., an Athletic Trainer at Highland High School has submitted a letter of resignation,
          to be effective May 1, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this 
          resignation.

 

  1. Approval Student Assistant Field Experience

    The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rider University
    student to serve his Student Assistant Field Experience assignment for the 2016-2017
    school year.

           Student Teacher:          Michael Silverman
           Dates:                           September, 2016 to December, 2016
           Supervised by:              Jennifer Grimaldi and Holly Fertel
           School:                         Highland Regional High School
           Subject:                        Student Assistant Coordinator


           

          The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following
          Rowan University students to serve their Field Experience/Clinical Practice
          assignments for the 2016-2017 school year.

   Student Teacher:                     Nate Floyd
   Dates:                                     September 1, 2016 to October 24, 2016  
   Collaborating Teacher:            Jeff Black
   School:                                   Highland Regional High School
   Subject:                                  Special Education

   Student Teacher:                     Sabrina Taylor
   Dates:                                     September 2, 2016 to December 20, 2016           
   Collaborating Teacher:            David Ackley
   School:                                   Timber Creek Regional High School
   Subject:                                  Chemistry

   Student Teacher:                     Dan Kerr
   Dates:                                     October 24, 2016 to December 20, 2016 
   Collaborating Teacher:            Jeanette Flemming
   School:                                   Triton Regional High School
   Subject:                                  Art

 

  1. Educator of the Year

          The Superintendent requests acknowledgement by the Board of Education of thefollowing
          Educator of the Year- 2016-2017.

                                    Lorraine Snyder -Highland
                                    John Perkis – Timber Creek
                                    Ruth O’Donnell – Triton High School




     11. Appointment: Mentors 2015-2016 School Year

          The Superintendent requests Board of Education appointment of the Mentors for Beginning
          Teacher Induction Program 2015-2016.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.
         





    12.  Approve Volunteer Counseling Office

          Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval Fallon Milligan as a volunteer
          in the Counseling Office at Timber Creek Regional High School from May 17th until
          June 30, 2016.


    13.  Appointment Title IA Summer Read 180 Program

          The Superintendent recommends the employees on the attached schedule be appointed as Title IA
          Summer Read 180 Program.  Details are shown on the attached schedule M.
         


    14.  Approval Retirement

           Mrs. G. Warner, a Secretary at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board of
           Education indicating she will retire June 1, 2016.  Mrs. Warner has been an employee of the
           district for thirty five years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation,
           for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


  1.   Approval Transfer

           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the transfer of:

                        J. Wilson, One to One Aide at Highland to a One to One Aide at Triton effective April 25,
                        2016 until the end of the 2015-2016 school year.

                        S. Colancecco-Walker, One to One Aide at Triton to a One to One Aide at Highland
                        effective April 25, 2016 until the end of the 2015-2016 school year.



  2. Transfer-Professional Staff (Voluntary & Involuntary)

           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the voluntary and involuntary
           transfers for Triton, Highland and Timber Creek professional staff, effective September 1, 2016, as
           listed on SCHEDULE N.
           

 

  1. Approval: Change in Assignment Support Staff

          The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment’s
          for the individuals listed on the schedule for the 2015-2016 school year. Details are shown on
          SCHEDULE I.
         


  1. Approval: Change in Assignment Professional Staff

          The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment’s
          for the individual listed on the schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on
          SCHEDULE O.
         

 

  1.  Approval Family Medical Leave, Family Leave and Medical Leave

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

      J.B., a Special Education teacher at Highland High School has requested to take a medical
      leave of absence starting April 8, 2016 utilizing sick days. Anticipated return to work date is
      April 28, 2016.

      J.T., a General Cafeteria Worker at Timber Creek High School has requested to take a medical
      leave of absence starting April 14, 2016 utilizing sick days.  Anticipated return to work date is
      May 13, 2016.

      M.I., a 1:1 Aide at Timber Creek has requested to take an unpaid medical leave of absence
      starting April 4, 2016 utilizing sick days.  Anticipated return to work date is May 9, 2016.

      R.H.,
a Math teacher at Timber Creek High School has requested to take maternity leave from
      September 1 through October 6, 2016 utilizing 25 sick days.  R.H. is also requesting to FMLA for
      child rearing purposes through December 15, 2016.


  1.  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 R.
         


  1. Appointment: Professional Staff

          The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
          2016-2017. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE P.
         

  1.  Approval Curriculum Writing

     The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Curriculum Writing for
     the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.


     

  1. Reappoint Bus Drivers/Bus Aides

    The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Bus Drivers/Bus Aides for the 2016-2017
    school year for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.


      

  1. Approval Suspension Without Pay

    The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the suspension of
    T.M. to be unpaid as per his indictment by the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.      



B.    ATHLETICS                                  Nothing to report



C.    POLICY


         First Reading - Policies & Procedures/Regulations

           Policies: P2425  PHYSICAL EDUCATION
                        P2422 HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

      
           Regulations:



E.    MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2015-2016

    For the school year 2015-16, the Child Study Team has placed the classified students listed on SCHEDULE E in special education institutions believed to be the 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 April 21, 2016 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.


          Be it resolved that the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education approves the
          results of the HIB Investigations that were presented and acknowledged with in Executive Session
          portion of the March 17, 2016 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the
          District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.
         





      3.  Approval:  Payment for Contracted Services

          The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the payment of contracted services at
          Highland High School.   Details are shown on SCHEDULE J. 
         

 


 

INFORMATION ITEMS
Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

“Governor's Educator of the Year”


 

SPECIAL EDUCATION/POLICY UPDATE
Mr. David Cappuccio, Jr., Director of Special Services & Policy

Nothing to Report


 

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
Mrs. Jean Grubb, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report


 

CURRICULUM UPDATE
Mr. Matthew Szuchy, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Nothing to Report


 

PERSONNEL UPDATE
Mrs. Julie Scully, Supervisor of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report