Oswego City School District
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Oswego, New York 13126
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Oswego School Board Meets Tuesday August 23; Agenda Here

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The Oswego City School District Board of Education meets on Tuesday, August 23 at 6 p.m. in the Education Center board room.

The board will enter executive session and is expected to reconvene the public portion of the meeting at 7 p.m.

The agenda is as follows

OSWEGO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Regular Meeting of the Board of Education August 23, 2011 Education Center 6 p.m. Agenda

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. EXECUTIVE SESSION

III. ADJOURN EXECUTIVE SESSION

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V. OFFER FLOOR TO VISITORS

VI. MEET WITH THE PUBLIC

VII. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

C-1 Board of Education Minutes July 19 and July 26, 2011 C-2 Extraclassroom Activities Fund Report-OHS C-3 Annual Financial Statement-OMS Extraclassroom Activity Fund C-4 Committee on Special Education Recommendations.

BOARD OF EDUCATION

B-1 Adoption of Annual Professional Performance Review-Teachers/Principals

INSTRUCTION I-1 Committee on Special Education Membership for 2011-2012 I-2 Authorization to Initiate Referrals to CSE

PERSONNEL P-1 Teacher Tenure P-2 Professional Staff Recommendations: Probationary P-3 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations-Special Programs P-4 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations-Athletic Coaches P-5 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations-OMS P-6 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations-OMS P-7 Support Staff Recommendations-Resignation P-8 Support Staff Recommendations-Leave of Absence P-9 Support Staff Recommendations-Temporary P-10 Vacancy Notice Postings P11 Substitute & Temporary Employees 2011-2012 School Year

FINANCE F-1 GSAB54 Accounting Pronouncement F-2 Acceptance of Donation from Oswego Band Parents Association F-3 Acceptance of Donation from Time Warner Cable

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT IX ITEMS FROM BOARD

X ADJOURNMENT Oswego City School District Board of Education Regular Meeting Education Center August 23, 2011 Agenda 6:00 p.m.

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. EXECUTIVE SESSION

III. ADJOURN EXECUTIVE SESSION

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE-Moment of Silence for Sylvester Goodrich, Jean Pasco, and Doris Georgeff

V. OFFER OF FLOOR TO VISITORS

VI. MEET WITH PUBLIC

VII. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by ___________and seconded by ______________ that the Board of Education accept the Consent Agenda as follows:

C-1 Approval of Board of Education Minutes from July 19 and 26, 2011

Approve the Board of Education minutes from July 19 and July 26, 2011 C-2 Extraclassroom Activities Fund Report - Oswego High School Approve the Extraclassroom Activities Fund for Oswego High School for the month of June 2011, as presented. C-3 Annual Financial Statement - OMS Extraclassroom Activity Fund Approve the Annual Financial Statement on Extraclassroom Activities Fund for the Oswego High School for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, as presented. C-4 Committee on Special Education RecommendationS BOARD OF EDUCATION

B-1 Annual Professional Performance Review Plan-Teachers/Principals Upon the recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools and a motion made by____________ and seconded by ___________ that the Board of Education adopt the “Annual Professional Performance Review Plan-Teachers/Principals for the 2011-2012 school year.

INSTRUCTION II-1 Committee on Special Education Membership for 2011-12 Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______, and seconded by _______, that the Board of Education appoint the Committee on Special Education for the Oswego City School District for the 2011-12 school year effective immediately, as per the following: Director of Special Programs (Telephone: 341-2014) Education Center, 120 East First Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Mr. Robert Duffy, Assistant Director of Special Programs (Telephone: 341-2015) Education Center, 120 East First Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Dr. Thomas Hanna, School Physician (Telephone: 349-5676) 110 West Sixth Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Classroom Teachers: To be determined for each case

ALTERNATES

Ms. Sheena Roberts, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Charles E. Riley School, East Eighth & Bunner Streets, Oswego, NY

Ms. Mary Ann Barbarino, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Oswego Middle School, Mark Fitzgibbons Drive, Oswego, NY 13126

Dr. John Garruto, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Frederick Leighton Elementary School, 1 Buccaneer Boulevard, Oswego, NY 13126

Dr. Noel Kaplewicz, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Kingsford Park School, West Fifth & Niagara Streets, Oswego, NY 13126

Mrs. Rachel Baker, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Minetto Elementary School, 2411 County Route 8, Minetto, NY 13126

Mrs. Rebecca James, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Fitzhugh Park Elementary School, East Tenth & Bridge Streets, Oswego, NY 13126

Mrs. Angela Voninski, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Oswego High School, 2 Buccaneer Boulevard, Oswego, NY 13126

Ms. Michele Hager, Alternate Chairperson, CSE and School Psychologist Oswego High School, 2 Buccaneer Boulevard, Oswego, NY 13126

Mrs. Donna Blackmar, Parent , CSE (Telephone: 342-8781) 105 Niagara Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Mrs. Karen (Mary) Gadziala, Parent, CSE (Telephone: 342-7855) 13 Jonquil Trail, Oswego, NY 13126

Ms. Debbie Hanlon, Parent, CSE (Telephone: 207-1585) 211 West Sixth Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Mr. Frank Meeks, Parent, CSE (Telephone: 343-6468) 48 West Eighth Street, Oswego, NY 13126

Mrs. Valerie Orr, Parent, CSE (Telephone: 343-9085) 59 West Schuyler Street, Oswego, NY 13126

I-2 Authorization to Initiate Referrals to the Committee on Special Education Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______, and seconded by _______, that the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District designates the Director of Special Programs and the Assistant Director of Special Programs as the District representative(s) with authority to initiate referrals to the Committee on Special Education pursuant to NYS Education Law 4401-a(1). All other professional staff shall be authorized to request a referral to the Director of Special Programs or the Assistant Director of Special Programs, which shall be made on the form approved by the Director of Special Programs.

PERSONNEL

PROFESSIONAL STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

P-1. Teacher Tenure (As Specified) Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Name Tenure Area Effective Kelly Lewis Elementary November 1, 2011 Laura Stevens English as a 2nd Language November 7, 2011

P-2. Professional Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows:

Probationary: Name Tenure Area Salary Effective Tenure Due Courtney Johnston Elementary (repl D Fernaays) $54,231 (BS+30/St 4) 9/1/2011 9/1/2014

P-3. Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows:

Special Programs Transition Day, August 29, 2011: Position Name Stipend Special Education Teacher Mary Sullivan $309.81 Special Education Teacher Jennifer Smith $275.32 Special Education Teacher Melissa Guild $287.24 Special Education Teacher Kyle Brown $268.67 Special Education Teacher Stephanie Finch $278.05

P-4 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Athletic Coaches 2011/12: Position Name Stipend Football, Jr Varsity Head Coach Jason Primrose $6,582 Football, Modified Assistant Coach Jim Lamacchia* $5,008 *non-OCTA

P-5 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Oswego Middle School 2011/12: Position Name Stipend After School Tutor Elisa Davis Dennis Pawlikowski Catherine Celeste Rory Malone James Livingston Philip Meaney Ronald Ahart Karen Breen Wendy Allen Dan Rose Debra Smith Jeffrey Brown Beth Stevens Danielle Clemens Sean Clarke Paula McKenney-Myers Deborah Sprague Lori Bradway-Veiga Mary Miller Michael Patane Tara Visca Suzanne Fox Margaret Holt Amy Odell Sandra Brown Fred Ensworth Chad Platten Robyn Proud $40/hr

P-6 Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows:

Oswego Middle School 2011/12: Position Name Stipend After School Study Table/Detention Supervisors Doreen Cook Michelle Cooper Elisa Davis Mary Lou DiFabio Ellen Joyce Deborah McConkey Rory Malone Phyllis Masuicca Mary Miller Dennis Pawlikowski Rhonda Pilat Tara Visca $20/hr

SUPPORT STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

P-7 Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Resignation: Name Title Effective Regina Doviak Teacher Aide, part-time 7/20/2011

P-8 Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Leave(s) of Absence: Name Title Effective Nicole King Library Clerk 9/6/2011 – 1/2/2012

P-9 Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Temporary: Name Title Rate Effective Matthew Schneider Computer Intern $10.32/hr 8/30 – 12/31/11

P-10 Vacancy Notice Postings – 2011/12 School Year:

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, approve the following vacancies be posted:

Title to be Posted Replacement or Rationale for Mechanic Helper/Custodial Worker New Special Education Teacher Anticipated Resignation

P-11 Substitute and Temporary Employees – 2011/12 School Year:

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, approve the following persons to serve as substitute and/or temporary employees: Tutor: Alison Anderson Substitute teacher/tutor: Jennifer Annal, Kristy Bletch, Tiffany Brancheau, Megan Cuyler, Marcus D’Urso, Helena Harbert, William Kszystyniak, Ryan Kupinski, Emily Marturano, Mary Quonce, Deborah Proud, Ashlee Rashford Substitute cleaner: Nicole Germain Substitute food service helper: Amber Martin, Christine Hiller-Pritchard, Kim Snow Substitute registered professional nurse (school): Helena Harbert, Karyn Kirwan, Linda Pickens Substitute teacher aides: Kristine Flanagan, Kim Snow Substitute teaching assistants: Deanne Abell, David Helling, Callie Viverito

FINANCE

F-1 GASB54 Accounting Pronouncement Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____, and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education approve changes required by the recently issued GASB54 accounting pronouncement which redefines the classification of fund balance, as presented. F-2 Acceptance of Donation from OHS Band Parents Association Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____, and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education accept a donation in the amount of $2,872. from the OHS Band Parents Association to Oswego High School Marching Band, as presented. F-3 Acceptance of Donation from Time Warner Cable Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____ and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education accept a contribution from Time Warner Cable to the Oswego Middle School Home and School Association in the amount of $5,650.00, as presented.

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT IX. ITEMS FROM BOARD

X. ADJOURNMENT