• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING

    Secondary Media Center
    September 26, 2017
    5:30PM
    (New Teacher Introduction and Reception begins at 5:30pm, meeting to follow)

    1. CALL TO ORDER
     
    2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    3. READING OF THE MISSION STATEMENT

       Clinton Central School proudly educates and empowers students to realize their potential and become thoughtful, contributing members of society.

    4. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD
     
        
    The Board encourages public participation on school related matters at Board meetings.  To allow for this, a period of not more than 30 minutes shall be set aside at each Board meeting.  Speakers shall limit their comments to no more than 5 minutes.  The Board will not permit, in public session, discussion involving District personnel or students.  All speakers are to conduct themselves in a civil manner.  Questions and comments from the public concerning matters which are not on the agenda will be taken under consideration and referred to the Superintendent for appropriate action.  If the Board considers a topic extraordinary and requires a discussion taking longer than 30 minutes, the Board will consider designating a separate forum dedicated to that topic.

     5. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

     

         

     

    A. Audit Report – D’Arcangelo & Co., LLP    (Exhibit #1)                                                          

         B. Bright Spots

    • Administrators' Reports     

         C. Superintendent’s Report

    • Professional Development Report
    • Other
         

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

        Approval of the following items:

        A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for September 26, 2017

        B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on August 16, 2017   Minutes for 08/16/17                              

        C. Summary Treasurer’s Report for July 2017   Summary Treasurer's Report for July 2017                                                          
     
        D. Summary Treasurer’s Report for August 2017   Summary Treasurer's Report for August 2107                                                   
        
        E. Treasurer’s Report for July  2017   Treasurer's Report for July 2017                                                                       

        F. Treasurer’s Report for August 2017   Treasurer's Report for August 2017                                                                   

        G. Executive Summary for July 2017   Executive Summary for July 2017                                                                       

        H. Executive Summary for August 2017   Executive Summary for August 2017                                                                  

        I. Revenues/Expenditures by Month for July 2017   Report for July 2017                                                  

        J. Revenues/Expenditures by Month for August 2017    Report for August 2017                                      

        K. Extra-classroom Treasurer’s Report for July 2017   Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report for July 2017                                         

        L. Extra-classroom Treasurer’s Report for August 2017    Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report for August 2017                                       
      

       M. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CPE) Report on 6/16/17, and 8/18/17 through 9/21/17. (Exhibit #13) 

    Initial Review  0
    Program Review  4
    Annual Review  2
    Reevaluation (Triennial)  0
    Administrative Transfer  12
    Preschool  0
    504 Review  1
    504 Initial  5
    504 Administrative Transfer  

        N.  Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel   (Exhibit #14)          


    7. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS

        1. Subcommittees

            Facilities Committee – Ms. Amy Franz
            Audit & Finance Committee – Ms. Courtney Zoller
       
        2. Liaisons

           CCSD Foundation – Ms. Courtney Zoller
           School Boards Institute – Ms. Amy Franz
           
    8. NEW BUSINESS
         
        A. Curriculum

            1.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the revised Clinton Senior High School Course Selection Guide for the 2017-2018 school year be approved.   Updated High School Course Selection Catalog
      
        B. BE IT RESOLVED that the draft audit as distributed as a final document prepared by D’Arcangelo & Co., LLP for the 2016-2017 school year as required by section 170.2 subsection of the Commissioner’s Regulations be accepted and made part of this school district’s records.
                                                                                                                            
        C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between the Clinton Central School District and the Clinton Arena to use the facility for interscholastic boys’ hockey games and boys’ hockey practice beginning November 2017 through March 2018, at a cost of $21,619.57, be approved.   Clinton Arena Agreement                                                                                                                      

        D. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from Pinny and George Kuckel to support the 2017-2018 Clinton Warriors Girls Ice Hockey team:   Girls' Hockey Donation
     
           $500      TA085 Hockey

        E. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from the Clinton Central School District Foundation and authorizes the increase in the budget adopted on April 11, 2017 by $25,000 to be used to purchase supplies and equipment for Project Lead the Way program:    CCSD Foundation Donation

           $25,000                       A.2705 Gifts and Donations

           Budgetary Distribution

           $25,000                       A.2110.200.05.0000 (High School Teacher Equipment)  

         F. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a grant in aid through Senator David Valesky and authorizes the increase in the budget adopted on April 11, 2017 by $27000 to be used for the funding of Professional Development:    Senator Valesky Grant

         $27,000                       A.3289 (Other Educational State Aid)

         Budgetary Distribution

         $27,000                       A.2110.490.00.0000 (Regular School BOCES)                                  

        G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, in accordance with Board Policy #6150, the attached 2017-2018 line item budget transfer, be approved.    Budget Transfer Item                                                                                                

    Description Account Code Increase Decrease Reason
    State Aided Computer Hardware A2630.220.00 $8,022.00   To purchase 30 Chromebooks 
    High School Textbooks A2110.481.05   $8,022.00 for the Science Department

        H.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between Building Blocks Learning Ceter, LLC and the Clinton Central School District, to provide special instruction services in accordance with the attached agreement, effective September 12, 2017 through June 22, 2018, be approved.   Building Blocks Agreement

        I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the participation with the attached list of school districts in the Girls Varsity Hockey Program, pending receipt of a fully executed Memorandum of Agreement and current certificate of insurance, be approved.   List of Participants

     9. OTHER
     
       
      A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education adopt the District Strategic Goals for 2017-2018.   Draft Goals for 2017-2018

    10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    11. PERSONNEL        
                                                                                         
         A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following musical accompanists for the 2017-2018 school year to be compensated in a total amount not to exceed the budgeted amount of $2000, be approved.
     
         Karen Corigliano, Jane Beck, Jessica Decker, Bob Ford, Jesse Sproll, Kathy Wyraz, Bonnie Hibbard, John Krause, Mark Bunce, Kathy Austin and Fiona Peters                      

         B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jill Huggins to the position of long-term substitute teacher in the elementary tenure area, beginning on September 5, 2017 through approximately November 17, 2017, at Step,  in accordance with the current CTA agreement, be approved.  (Exhibit #24)

         NOTE: Ms. Huggins is assuming the duties of Aften Ford who is on family care leave. She was approved by the Superintendent as an emergency appointment prior to the start pf the school year.

         C.   BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following placements, for the 2017-2018 school year, be approved: (Exhibit #25)                                                         

         Kaitlin Meier, intern under the supervision of Denis Toia-Kramer and elementary school teachers

         D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following fall coaching appointment for the 2017-2018 school year, in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, be approved.   (Exhibit #26)

    Andrea Florentino Varsity Cheerleading Co-coach $1,202.91
    Michelle Groves Varsity Cheerleading Co-coach $1,202.91
    Stephen Hopler Modified Football Assistant Coach $1,603.88
    Holly Blair Modified Field Hocley Coach $2,004.85
    Christina Digristina Girls Modified Soccer Coach $2,004.85
    Angelo Gaetano Grade 6 Intramural Track & Field Coach $   527.42

         NOTE: These coaches were approved by the Superintendent as emergency appointments in order to begin the fall sports season.

         E. BE IT RESLOVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resination of Michelle Jewell from the full time civil service position of cleaner, effective September 1, 2017, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #27)

         F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Ronald Rudwall to the full time civil service position og cleaner, to be compensated at Step 2, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective October 2, 2017, be approved.  (Exhibit #28)

         NOTE: Mr. Rudwell will be filling the vacated by Michelle Jewell.

        G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the increase in the teaching assignment of Catherine Petrie from 0.5 FTE to 0.75 FTE for the 2017-2018 school year, be approved.

        NOTE: The increase is Ms. Petrie’s FTE is due to a change in her course load. She is also employed as a 0.2 FTE data manager.

        H. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the decrease in the teaching assignment of Mindy Pavone from 0.78 FTE to 0.75 FTE for the 2017-2018 school year, be approved.

                 NOTE: This decrease in Ms. Pavone’s FTE is due to a change in her course load.

         I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following Co-Instructional Leaders be appointed for the 2017-2018 school year with a stipend in the amount of $1000 each:

         High School

         Support Services 9-12: Christine Carbone and Lori Smith

         J. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the addition of five substitute bus driver titles with Oneida County Civil Service, be approved.   (Exhibit #29)

         K. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave of absence for Bonnie Bentley, aide in the elementary school, on April 20, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #30)

         L.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave of absence for Ryan Dugan, monitor in the elementary school, on April 20, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #31)

         M. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of the following teachers as Schools to Watch Application Authors, to be compensated in the amount of $800 each, for the duration of the application process, be approved.   (Exhibit #32)                                                                                                                    

          Susan Karam

          Phyllis Lopiccolo                                                                                

    12. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
     
    13. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT

    14. COMING EVENTS 

    Date Event Time and Locaiton
    Sept. 29, 2017 Half Day for Students, Half Day Staff Development  
    Oct. 2, 207 Sports Boosters Meeting 7:00pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Oct. 4, 2017 General PTA Meeting 7:00pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Oct. 9, 2017 Columbus Day School Closed
    Oct. 10, 2017 MVCA College Night at SUNY Poly 6:30-8:30pm
    Oct. 11, 2017 PSAT National Test Day  
    Oct. 16, 2017 Modified Volleyball Begins  
    Oct. 18, 2017 Grade 12 Job Shadowing  
      CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Board Room
    Oct. 20 & 21, 2017 Drama Club Production, "Scared Silly"  7:30pm, Theater
    Oct. 23-27, 2017 PTA Book Fair Elementary School
    Oct. 24, 2017 Board of Education Meeting 5:30pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Oct. 27, 2007 Half Day for Students, Half Day Staff Development  
      K-5 Literature/Math Parade 10:00am, Elementary School
      Middle School Halloween Dance 7:00pm - 9:00pm