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 2019-4                                                                                              April 2, 2020

  A.   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 2019-2020 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   Nothing to Report

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff
for the 2019-2020 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: Job Descriptions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the Career Education
Counselor and CARE Program Aide Job Descriptions.  Details are shown on the attached
SCHEDULE H.



6.  Approval: Support Staff Change in Position

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the change for
R. Zielinski, Timber Creek Aide, from part time to full time effective April 20, 2020.


7.  Approval: Leave of Absence

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the leave of absence for the
following employee:

#1524, revision of leave of absence return date to May 23, 2020 or earlier.

#0219, medical leave of absence from March 31, 2020 through the end of the 2019-20 school year.

#3086, FMLA beginning April 1, 2020 through the end of the 19-20 school year, using remaining
sick days, then unpaid.



8. Appointment: Revised 2019-2020 Summer ESY Program


The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the employees on
the attached revised schedule be appointed for the 2019-2020 Summer ESY Program.  Details
are shown on SCHEDULE I.  
  


9.  Approval Retirement

Mrs. M. Mucerino, a Secretary at Timber Creek High School has submitted a letter to
the Board of Education indicating she will retire December 31, 2020.  Mrs. Mucerino
has been an employee of the district for fourteen years. The Superintendent recommends
acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

Mr. J. Feighan, a Science teacher at Triton High School has submitted a letter to
the Board of Education indicating he will retire June 30, 2020.  Mr. Feighan
has been an employee of the district for twelve and a half years. The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


10. Approval Resignation

J. Dockins, a Special Education Aide at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of
resignation, to be effective on April 13, 2020.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance
of the resignation.

 

11. Approval Letter Assistant Superintendent Contract

The Assistant Superintendent’s contract has been approved by the County Superintendent. Details
are show on the attached SCHEDULE J.
 



12. Appointment: Title IA Summer Reading Enhancement Program

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the employees listed on the attached
schedule to be appointed for the Title IA Summer Reading Enhancement Program for the 2019-2020
school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.
 




B.   ATHLETICS   Nothing to Report


   
C.    POLICY       Nothing to Report
                           



H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2019-2020    

For the school year 2019-2020, 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 2, 2020  
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 within Executive
Session portion of the March 12, 2020 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.
 


3. Approval: Authorization to Make Hiring Decisions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Superintendent
to make hiring decisions after consultation with the Board Personnel Committee and Board
President in between Board meetings.


4. Approval: Release/Settlement

Move that the Board of Education approve the Release/Settlement with regard to
#1030 vs. Black Horse Pike Regional School District Civil Action Number 1:17-cv-06633.


5. Long-term Student Suspensions

#2012502, is suspended from Black Horse Pike Regional School District.  Student will receive
home instruction.

#2012382, is suspended from Black Horse Pike Regional School District.  Student will receive
home instruction.

#2012101, is suspended from Black Horse Pike Regional School District.  Student will receive
home instruction.


6.  Approval: Resolution

The Board authorizes the Superintendent to schedule, alter, and change school events as
necessary between Board meetings.



                                                                                              INFORMATION ITEMS
                                                                                      Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

                                                                                                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, Assistant Superintendent

Nothing to Report