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 2020-10                                                                                              OCTOBER 22, 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 2020-2021 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

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff
for the 2020-2021 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 Teacher Leader Professional Development

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the revised Teacher Leader Professional
Development appointments for the 2020-2021 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.



6.  Approval Resignation

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the following resignations:

C. Smart, a Business Education teacher at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of resignation,
to be effective on or before November 17, 2020. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of
the resignation.

I. Gamble, a Special Education Aide at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, 
to be effective on October 13, 2020. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.



7. Appointment: Bus Aide

The Superintendent requests approval of the employee shown on the attached schedule to be appointed
as A Bus Aide for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.
 


8.  Appointment: Game Security, Ticket Seller & Game Timer

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Triton High School employee on the attached
schedule as a Game Security, Ticket Seller and Game Timer for sporting and activity events for the
2020-2021 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE K.
 


9. Appointment: Zoom Parenting Workshop

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule for the
Zoom Parenting Workshop. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE L.
 


10. Approval Retirement Support Staff

Mrs. R. Borda, the Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent, has submitted a letter to the Board of
Education indicating she will retire December 31, 2020.  Mrs. Borda has been an employee of the
district for seventeen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for
the purpose of retirement, with regret.



11. Approval: Leave of Absence

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

#1205, has requested an unpaid FMLA beginning January 4, 2021 through March 26, 2021.

#1169, has requested an unpaid FMLA anticipating beginning October 26, 2020 through
November 20, 2020.


#0159, has requested intermittent FMLA effective immediately.

#3086, has requested FMLA beginning November 18, 2020 through the end of the 2020-2021 school
year, using sick days, then unpaid.

#3110, has requested a medical leave of absence effective immediately until March 15, 2021, using sick days.

#0506, has requested an extension on FMLA through December 23, 2020, unpaid.

#1086, has requested FMLA anticipating beginning November 4, 2020 for 6-10 weeks,
using all sick, vacation and personal days then unpaid.

#0874, has requested FMLA anticipating beginning February 1, 2021 through
March 12, 2021, using sick time, March 13, 2021 through June 4, 2021 unpaid.

#1663, has requested FMLA unpaid leave of absence beginning November 13, 2020 through
February 5, 2021.

#1113, has requested intermittent FMLA effective immediately using all sick days,
personal, then unpaid.

#0387, has requested a medical leave of absence effective October 27, 2020 through
December 7, 2020, using sick days.

#1533, has requested a medical leave of absence effective November 9, 2020 through
November 13, 2020 (may be longer), using sick days.


12. Appointment: Title II-District New Teacher Coordinator

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employee on the attached schedule as the
Title II District New Teacher Coordinator. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE N.
 


13. Approve: Salary Adjustments Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the salary adjustments for the
employees listed on the attached schedule. Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.
 


14. Approve: Salary Adjustment Professional Staff

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the salary adjustment for the employee
listed on the attached schedule. Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.
 


15. Appointment: Online Math Tutors

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the individuals on the attached schedule as
Online Math Tutors for the 2020-2021 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown
on SCHEDULE S.
 


16. Appointment: Academic Enhancement Committee

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule as
the Academic Enhancement Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown
on SCHEDULE T.
 


17. Appointment: Wellness Committee

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule as
the Wellness Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.
 


18. Appointment: Title II Equity Professional Development

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule for the
Title II Equity Professional Development for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE V.
 


19. Appointment: Restorative Practices Committee

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule as
the Restorative Practices Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown
on SCHEDULE W.
 


20. Tuition Reimbursement

The staff members listed on SCHEDULE X have complied with the conditions outlined in the agreement
between the Board of Education and BHPEA for the school year 2019-2020. In accordance with the
agreement, payment shall be made within fifteen days of the date of Board approval. Approval is
recommended.


21.   Appointment: Online Literacy Tutoring

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule as
Online Literacy Tutors for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Z.
 


22.  Appointment: Dynamic Teacher Leaders

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the individuals on the attached schedule as
Dynamic Teacher Leaders for the 2020-2021 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are
shown on SCHEDULE AA.
 


23.  Appointment: Professional Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the school year
2020-2021. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE BB.

 

24.  Appointment: Revised Title IA Coordinators

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the employees
listed on the attached schedule as the revised Title IA Coordinators for the 2020-2021 school year.  Details
are shown on SCHEDULE CC.
 

 

25.  Appointment: Title II Staff Equity & Empathy Professional Development

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment of the employees
listed on the attached schedule for Title II Staff Equity & Empathy Professional Development for the
2020-2021 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE DD.
 



  B.   ATHLETICS  Nothing to Report



   
C.    POLICY

 1
.  Policies First Reading

 
1220.1 Employment of Assistant Superintendent, Business Administrator/Board Secretary,
            Certified Professionals and Support Staff
1620     Administrative Employment Contracts
1648     Restart and Recovery Plan
1648.03Restart and Recovery Plan-Full-Time Remote Instruction
2431     Athletic Competition
2464     Gifted and Talented Pupils
4431.3  New Jersey’s Family Leave Insurance Program
5330.05Seizure Action Plan
6470.01Electronic Funds Transfer and Claimant Certification
7440     School District Security
7510     Use of School Facilities
8420     Emergency and Crisis Situations
8561     Procurement Procedures for School Nutrition Programs
8600     Transportation


2.  Regulations First Reading

2431.1 Emergency Procedures for Sports and Other Athletic
5330.05Seizure Action Plan
6470.01Electronic Funds Transfer
7440     School District Security
7510     Use of School Facilities
8630     Emergency School Bus Procedures




H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2020-2021    

For the school year 2020-2021, 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 October 22, 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 November 19, 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: ELL Parent/Guardian Letter

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the ELL Parent/Guardian letter.  Details are
shown on SCHEDULE I.



4.  Acknowledgement: 2019-2020 HIB Self-Assessment

The Superintendent requests acknowledgement of the Board of Education in reference to the 2019-2020
HIB School Self-Assessment Report for Highland, Triton, and Timber Creek High Schools, as per the
attached exhibit.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.




5.  Approval: Triton Class of 2022 Junior Prom

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Triton Class of 2022 Junior Prom
to be held at Valleybrook Country Club, Blackwood, New Jersey on Friday, April 16, 2021 from
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM.


6.  Approval: Triton Class of 2021 Senior Trip

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Triton Class of 2021 Senior Trip 
to Orlando, Florida from March 15 - 19, 2021. 

7.   Approval: Nursing Services Plan 2020-2021

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the Nursing Services Plan for the 2020-2021
school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
 


8. Approval Revised Calendar 2020-2021 School Year                       

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the revised calendar for the
2020-2021 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE R.
 


9. Approval: Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Secretary to the VP/Athletic
Director Job description. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Y.
 

10. Approval: CC Educational Services

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the submission of Camden County
Educational Services School Based Mental health Services - 5 year grant.

 





                                                                        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

“SSDS reporting”