• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SPECIAL MEETING

    Secondary Media Center
    August 23, 2018
    5:30pm

    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. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

     

    A. Bright Spots – Dr. Stephen Grimm

    B. Solar Farm Development PILOT

    C. NYSED regulation change and the school schedule including effect on start/end times

    D. Special Patrol Officer Update

    E. School Resource Officer Contract Update

    F. Art Class Possibility

    G. Athletic Director hiring process update

    H. Technology Plan Update Process

    5. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for August 23, 2018                

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on August 14 , 2018  Minutes for 08/14/18

    C. Internal Claims Auditor Report  Internal Claims Auditor Report

    D. Summary Treasurer’s Report for July 2018  Summary Treasurer's Report

    E. Treasurer’s Report for July 2018  Treasurer's Report

    F. Executive Summary  Executive Summary

    G. Revenues/expenditures by Month  Revenues/expenditures by Month

    H. Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report:  (Exhibit #7)

    Initial Review 0
    Program Review 2
    Annual Review 1
    Reevaluation (Triennial) 0
    Administrative Transfer 1
    Preschool 5
    504 Review 0
    504 Initial  0
    Amendment w/o Meeting Held 2


    I.  Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel  (Exhibit #8)

    6. NEW BUSINESS

    A. Policy

    1. BE IT RESOLVED that draft revised policy #9120, Conflict of Interest, be adopted.  Draft Policy #9120

        NOTE: This is the first reading.

    B. RESOLUTION APPROVING SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT
    At a regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District (the “District”), held on August 23, 2018, at the Secondary Media Center, in the Village of Clinton, County of Oneida, State of New York;

    WHEREAS, the Town of Kirkland (the “Town”) has provided School Resource Officers (“SRO”) to perform services at the District in previous years pursuant to an interagency agreement; and

    WHEREAS, the prior interagency agreement between the District and Town for SRO services has expired; and

    WHEREAS, the District desires to obtain and the Town is willing to provide SROs to perform services at the District during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.

    NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved as follows:

    1. The Board resolves to approve the interagency agreement for SRO services with the Town to have officers on site at District buildings during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each school day.

    2.The Board authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute the SRO Agreement in the form approved by legal counsel.  SRO Agreement

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board approve the closing of the Torrance Scholarship Savings account and the transfer of the remaining balance of $14,612.44 to Dollars for Scholars as requested by Dr. Torrance.  Torrance Request

    7. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    8. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Tina Bolos to the 1.0 FTE civil service position of aide, to be compensated at aide 3, step 2 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective September 4, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.  (Exhibit #12)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Beverly Covell to the 1.0 FTE civil service position of aide, to be compensated at aide 1, step 1 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective September 4, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.  (Exhibit #13)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Michelle Taranto to the four year probationary tenure track position of special education  teacher at Step 3MA, being in possession of valid special education 7-12 certification, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2022,  except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved.  (Exhibit #14)

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Caitlin Mennig to the position of long-term substitute in the elementary tenure area, to be compensated at Step 1BA in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 4, 2018 through October 11, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #15)

    NOTE: Ms. Mennig will be fulfilling the duties of Jody Candler who is on medical leave.

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Christopher Lewis from the position of Groundsworker/cleaner, effective August 31, 2018, be accepted.                   (Exhibit #16)

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following coaching appointments for the 2018-2019 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, be approved.   (Exhibit #17)

    Jacqueline Fort Girls Modified Soccer Coach $2,004.85
    Thomas Owens Boys Varsity Soccer Volunteer  
    Trevor Simzer Boys Varsity Football Volunteer  
    Kyle Coin Boys Varsity Soccer Volunteer  


    G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave of absence for Esther Miller, teacher assistant, from October 3, 2018 through October 5, 2018, be approved.                  (Exhibit #18)   

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that the resignation of Katherine Tinkler from the part time civil service position of school monitor, contingent upon her appointment to the position of aide, effective September 3, 2018, be accepted.  (Exhibit #19)

    I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Katherine Tinkler to the 1.0 FTE civil service position of aide, to be compensated at aide 3, step 4 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective September 4, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.  (Exhibit #20)   

    Additional Item for Approval

    J. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Mindy Pavone to the four year probationary tenure track position of art teacher at Step 4MA, being in possession of valid NYS visual arts certification, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2022,  except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved.                                                                                                                

    9. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    10. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT

    11. COMING EVENTS

    Date Event Time and Location
    August 22, 2018 Board of Education Workshop 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 23, 2018 Board of Education Meeting 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 27, 2018 Modified Sports Begin  
    August 28, 2018 Ninth Grade Orientation 1:00pm, Theater
    September 3, 2018 Labor Day School Closed
    September 4 & 5, 2018 Staff Orientation  
    September 6, 2018 Opening of School  
      Financial Aid Information Meeting for 5:45pm, Secondary Media Center
      Parents of Seniors  
      High School Open House 7:00pm
    September 11, 2018 Sports Boosters Meeting 7:00pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 12, 2018 Kindergarten Curriculum Night 6:00pm-7:00pm, Elementary School
      Middle School Open House 6:00pm, Theater
    September 14, 2018 Pep Rally and Bonfire  
    September 15, 2018 Homecoming  
    September 18, 2018 Board of Education Meeting 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 19, 2018 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 20, 2018 Elementary Open House K-2: 6:00pm-7:00pm
        3-5: 7:00pm-8:00pm
    September 26, 2018 General PTA Meeting 7:00pm,  Secondary Media Center
    September 28, 2018 Middle School Welcome Back Dance 7:00pm-9:00pm