CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Secondary Media Center
August 24, 2022
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1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. READING OF THE MISSION STATEMENT
Clinton Central School proudly educates and empowers all students to realize their potential in becoming thoughtful, empathetic and contributing members of a global society.
4. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)
Approval of the following items:
A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for August 24, 2022
5. NEW BUSINESS
A. BE IT RESOLVED that the attached Memorandum of Understanding between the Clinton Central School District and The Clinton Teachers Association be approved. (Exhibit #1)
A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Joseph Urtz from the position of special education teacher, effective August 18, 2022, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #2)
B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Thomas Trevisani to a limited term, non-probationary or tenure appointment as a physical education teacher for the 2022-2023 school year, to be compensated at Step 10MA in accordance with the current CTA agreement, beginning September 1, 2022 and ending no later than June 30, 2023 and;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the terms of a signed waiver agreement by and between Thomas Trevisani, the District, and the Clinton Teachers Association, stipulating and confirming that the individual is not being appointed to a probationary position or tenured position as a physical education teacher, and hereby waives any right to a probationary appointment to this position. (Exhibit #3)
C. BE IT RESOLVED that the resignation of Nicole Goodelle from the cocurricular position of Model UN Co-advisor for the 2022-2023 school year, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #4)
D. BE IT RSOLVED that the increase in the appointment of Roger Wratten from 0.5FTE Moeld UN Co-advisor to 1.0 FTE Model UN Advisor for the 2022-2023 school year, be approved. (Exhibit #5)
E. BE IT RESOLVED that the resignation of Jennifer Matcham from the position of aide for the Clinton Central School District, effective August 22, 2022, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #6)
F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Robyn Gaffney to the full time civil service position of aide to be compensated at Step 5 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective September 1, 2022, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective September 1, 2022, be approved. (Exhibit #7)
G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Matthew Bashant to the three year probationary tenure track position of physics teacher, to be compensated at Off Step Base Salary, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite of overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least two of the three preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved. (Exhibit #8)
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (DISTRICT GOALS SETTING MEETING)
A. Mission and Vision 2025
B. 2021-2022 Goals Review 2021-2022 District Goals and Accomplishments
C. 2022-2023 School Comprehensive Education Plan Draft SCEP Plan for 2022-2023
D. 2022-2023 District Comprehensive Education Plan Draft DCIP Plan for 2022-2023
E. 2022-2025 Professional Learning Plan Draft 2022-2025 Professional Learning Plan
F. 2022-2023 District Goal Setting Workshop
8. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
9. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT
Information Regarding Executive Sessions
The Board of Education may hold executive sessions at which only the members of the Board or persons invited by the Board shall be present. However, the executive session is only available for the purpose of discussion, and except as the law allows, formal action must be taken in an open session.
Executive sessions can be requested by any member of the Board or the Superintendent of Schools.
A Board member must make a motion during an open meeting to convene in executive session. Upon a majority vote of its members, the Board may convene in executive session at a place which the Board President or said members may designate within the District to discuss the subjects enumerated below.
The Board returns to regular session after executive session and may or may not take further action in public before adjournment.
Matters which may be considered in executive session are:
1. matters which will imperil the public safety if disclosed;
2. any matter which may disclose the identity of a law enforcement agent or informer;
3. information relating to current or future investigation or prosecution of a criminal offense which would imperil effective law enforcement if disclosed;
4. discussions regarding proposed, pending or current litigation;
5. collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law (the Taylor Law);
6. the medical, financial, credit or employment history of a particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation;
7. the preparation, grading or administration of examinations; and
8. the proposed acquisition, sale, or lease of real property or the proposed acquisition of securities, or sale or exchange of securities, but only when publicity would substantially affect the value thereof.