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 2017-4                                                                                                     APRIL 6, 2017

PERSONNEL

1.  Co-curriculum Appointments

The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on schedule A, highlighted in yellow, be
appointed to the listed co-curriculum/athletic coaching positions at the stipends shown for the
2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years 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 2016-2017 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: Revised Job Descriptions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following revised Job
Descriptions : Secretary to the Director of Special Services & Policy, Activity Treasurer, Class Advisor,
Co-Curricular Advisor,  Early Morning Supervisor, Fall Production Advisor, Musical Production Advisor,
National Honor Society Advisor, Peer to Peer Advisor, Service Club Advisor, Stage Crew Advisor,
Student Council Advisor, Tech Club Advisor,  World of Difference Advisor, Yearbook Advisor and
Assistant Athletic Directors. Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.
 


6.  Approval Retirement Professional Staff

S. McCartney, a Business teacher at Triton High School, has submitted a letter to the Board
of Education indicating she will retire July 1, 2017.  Ms. McCartney 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.

R. Reca, a Social Studies teacher at Highland High School, has submitted a letter to the Board
of Education indicating he will retire July 1, 2017.  Mr. Reca has been an employee
of the district for sixteen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this
resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

E. Petitte, Principal at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board
of Education indicating she will retire September 1, 2017.  Ms. Petitte has been an employee
of the district for twenty eight years and six months. The Superintendent recommends acceptance
of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.



7. Appointment: Title IA Summer Read 180

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the persons shown on Schedule I to
be appointed as Title IA Summer Read 180 for the 2017-2018 school year. Details of assignments
and salaries are shown on the schedule.
 


8. Approval Timber Creek Chaperones Senior Trip

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Timber Creek
Class of 2017 Senior Trip Chaperones. The Senior Trip is scheduled for June 5 to June 9, 2017.

            Administrators:  Garry Saunders
                                       Rob DiMaulo, Jr.
                                       Donnetta Beatty (alternate)
            Staff:    Karyn Miller (class advisor)
                        Paola Alaqua      Brian Ernst
                        Jen Ciccotelli      Shawn McHugh
                        Susan Nordone   Charles Renner
                        Jen Pavelik          Gavin Sarkees
                        Elizabeth Perez
                        Monica Coslove (nurse) 
            Staff Alternates: Dorothy Deich    Jack Campbell
                                       Frank Torcasio   Dave Johnson   

           

9.  Appointment: Substitute Sign-in Desk Monitors

           
The Superintendent requests approval of the persons shown on SCHEDULE J to be   
appointed as Substitute Sign-in Desk Monitors for the 2016-2017 school year at
Timber Creek High School. Details of assignments and salaries are shown on the
schedule.
 



10. Approval Student Teachers

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rowan University
student to serve his Clinical Practice Placement for the 2017-2018 school year.

Student Teacher:                   Ryan Pavlik*
Dates:                                   October 30, 2017 to December 21, 2017
Supervised by:                      Nick Cottone
School:                                 Timber Creek Regional High School
Subject:                                 Physical Education
*Pending completion of all paperwork.

 

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rutgers University
student to serve her Clinical Practice Placement for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Student Teacher:                    Caitlyn Counts*
Dates:                                     September 11, 2017 to December 15, 2017
Supervised by:                       Samantha Spaulding & TBD
School:                                   Triton Regional High School
Subject:                                  Special Education & English
*Pending completion of all paperwork.

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Seton Hall University
student to serve her Practicum Placement for the 2017-2018 school year.

Student Teacher:                    Amanda Pelkey*           
Dates:                                    September 1, 2017 to December 21, 2017
Supervised by:                       Tiffany Strauss
School:                                  Highland Regional High School
Subject:                                 Counseling
*Pending completion of all paperwork.



11.  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 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown 
on SCHEDULE K.
 



12.  Approve Family Medical Leave/Leave of Absence

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

        #0503 request for medical leave March 31, 2017 through July 19, 2017 utilizing
         accumulated sick days.  Once these days are exhausted, the remainder of the leave will
         be unpaid.

         #3177 has requested medical leave from March 14, 2017 through April 12, 2017 utilizing
         accumulated sick days.  Once these days are exhausted, the remainder of the leave will
         be unpaid.

         #7529 has requested a medical leave of absence starting on March 19, 2017 utilizing
          accumulated sick time.

         #1084 requested medical leave utilizing accumulated sick and vacation days from June 1,
          2017 through July 17, 2017.

         #0960 has requested FMLA leave unpaid for medical reasons up to June 8, 2017.

         #7060 has requested a medical leave using personal and accrued sick days from June 9, 2017
          through June 25, 2017.  Anticipated return to work on June 26, 2017. 

 

13.   Appointment: Support 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 L.
 

 

14.   Educator of the Year

The Superintendent requests acknowledgement by the Board of Education of the
following Educators of the Year- 2017-2018.

 

                                                Suzanne Nordone – Timber Creek
                                                Natalie Winch - Triton High School
                                                Leonidas Moustakas -Highland





B.    ATHLETICS        Nothing to Report      



C.    POLICY


1. First Reading – Policies & Procedures/Regulations

                      2000      Table of Contents
                      5000      Table of Contents
                      7000      Table of Contents
                      8000      Table of Contents

                 Policies:
                      0000.02   Introduction
                      2320        Independent Study Programs
                      2340       Field Trips
                      2415.06  Unsafe School Choice Option
                      2464       Gifted and Talented Students
                      2622       Student Assessments
                      3160       Physical Examination
                      4160       Physical Examination
                      4432       Sick Leave
                      4434       Support Staff Vacations and Holidays
                      5116       Education of Homeless Children
                      5465       Early Graduation
                      7446       School Security Program
                      8350       Records Retention


                  Regulations:
                      0000.03   Introduction
                      3160       Physical Examination
                      3432       Sick Leave
                      4160       Physical Examination
                      4432       Sick Leave
                      5116       Education of Homeless Children
                     

2.     Second Reading – Policies & Procedures/Regulations

                 Policies:
                      2460       Special Education
                      2467       Surrogate Parents and Foster Parents


                 Regulations:
                      2000       Table of Contents
                      2460       Special Education
                      2460.1    Special Education-Location, Identification and Referral
                      2460.8    Special Education-Free and Appropriate Public Education
                      2460.9    Special Education – Transition from Early Intervention Programs to
                                      Preschool Programs
                      2460.15  Special Education – In-Service Training Needs for Professional and
                                      Paraprofessional Staff                            



     
      MISCELLANEOUS

1.  Special Education - Out of District Placements 2016-2017         

For the school year 2016-17, 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 6, 2017 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 9, 2017 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools
and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.
 



3.  Approval: Triton Class of 2018 Senior Prom

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Triton Class of 2018’s Senior
Prom to be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Lucien’s Manor in Berlin, NJ.




 4.  Approval: Timber Creek Class of 2018 Senior Class Trip

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Timber Creek Class of 2018
Senior Trip to Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida from June 4, 2018 through June 8, 2018.

 



 


INFORMATION ITEMS
Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

Nothing to Report


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

Nothing to Report


BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
Mr. Frank Rizzo, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report


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

Nothing to Report


PERSONNEL UPDATE
Mrs. Julie Scully, Director of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report