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July 31, 2017 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

 

July 31, 2017

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

The special meeting of the Board of Education of the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School District was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President T. Zellweger in the Conference Room on the above date.

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

Present: J. McGill, B. Remington, H. Simmons, W. Witherell, J. Yette, J. Young, T. Zellweger, and Dr. Collins.

 

Absent: A. Guiney.

 

Others: V. Doll and S. Latimer.

 

 

QUORUM

Quorum of five established.

 

 

STUDENT TEACHER RECOGNITION

T. Zellweger noted that Dr. Collins passed all tests required for New York State certification as School District Leader.

 

 

QUESTIONS FROM PUBLIC & PRESS

None.

 

 

No. 2018-016

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT/W. COLLINS

Motion made by J. Young and seconded by H. Simmons to approve the Superintendent of Schools’ Employment Agreement as presented. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

No. 2018-017

REQUEST FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE/K. SCOTT

Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, Motion made by H. Simmons and seconded by J. McGill to approve Kimberly Scott’s request for a leave of absence from her position of Secondary English Language Arts Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

No. 2018-018

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT: LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST/K. SCOTT

Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, Motion made by J. Young and seconded by B. Remington to approve Kimberly Scott’s appointment as long-term substitute Library Media Specialist for the 2017-2018 school year, considering the terms of the Memorandum of Agreement as presented. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

[K. Scott to be paid at Step 13 of the current Teachers’ Association Contract. Appointment will be probationary for a period of three years, commencing August 31, 2017 and concluding August 30, 2020 in the tenure area of Library Media Specialist.) [Certification: Library Media Specialist, pending].

 

 

No. 2018-019

LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHER/K. FRENCH

Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, Motion made by W. Witherell and seconded by J. Young to approve Kayla French’s appointment as long-term substitute Secondary English Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year, commencing August 31, 2017. V. Doll stated that because K. Scott is taking a leave of absence, the District cannot permanently appoint K. French, though K. French’s service as a long-term substitute will count toward her tenure probationary period. Dr. Collins noted K. Scott and K. French would be considered long-term substitutes until K. Scott completes her Master’s Degree and obtains her certification as Library Media Specialist, which V. Doll said should take a year and a half. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

No. 2018-020

PART-TIME TEACHER AIDE/K. LOVETT

Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, Motion made by J. Young and seconded by W. Witherell to approve Krysti Lovett’s appointment as part-time Teacher Aide for the 2017-2018 school year, commencing August 31, 2017. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE

J. McGill, D. Taylor, and J. Young agreed to sit on the Negotiations Committee for developing a Teachers’ Association Contract. Dr. Collins said there would be a meeting date toward the end of August, at the Committee’s time preference.

 

 

No. 2018-021

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion made by J. Young and seconded by H. Simmons to go into Executive Session at 7:14 P.M. to discuss the coaching and employment histories of particular persons and matters regarding two students. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

 

At 8:02 P.M. the Board President announced that the regular meeting would reconvene.

 

 

INFORMATION

The Board of Education received a copy of the 2017-2018 Master Schedule and a list of upcoming events of interest.

No. 2018-022

ADJOURNMENT

Motion made by J. Young and seconded by W. Witherell to adjourn at 8:02 P.M. 8 in favor, 0 opposed, Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

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