Northampton Area School District

 

THE MORNING AFTER

 

A Capsule of the Board of Education's Deliberations and Actions

 

Regular Board Meeting

 

October 26, 2009

 

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

 

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education, Kurt Paccio, Kathy Chartier and Tara Gray presented the All New Amptennian - Digital Publishing Transformation.  Kyle Schwartz presented an update on Student Council activities.

 

The Board approved the following:

 

      Additions and deletions to the Substitute List.

      Resignation of Dr. Linda Firestone, Superintendent of Schools, for the purpose of retirement, effective June 30, 2010.

      Unpaid leave of absence for Jennifer Collina, Instructional Assistant at George Wolf Elementary School, beginning October 12, 2009, through October 23, 2009.

      Additions to the District Volunteer master listing for the 2009-2010 school year: Jackie Cunningham - Borough, Noreen Rodriguez - George Wolf, Candy Rosenbauer - George Wolf, and Sheena Willever - Borough.

      Angela Mitchell as Musical - Instrumental Advisor at the High School, effective for the 2009-2010 school year, with a total stipend of $2,230.00, no benefits.

      Michael Papay as a PE Special Education Teacher at the Middle School, effective upon release of current employer.  Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of updated and acceptable Acts 34, 151 and 114 clearances.  His salary will be $47,953.00, pro-rated with benefits, based on a MA +15 degree and Step 2, Year 2 of the 2009-2010 salary schedule. 

      Pamela Kremus as Yearbook Advisor at Lehigh Elementary School, effective for the 2009-2010 school year, with a total stipend of $728.00.

      Additions to the Traffic Duty Monitor master listing for the 2009-2010 school year:

Name                        School                Hourly Rate

Maria Tierney         Siegfried             $10.95

Michele Rossi         George Wolf      $28.89

Kimberly James      George Wolf      $10.95

Jennifer Collina       George Wolf     $10.95

Patricia Ondrejka    George Wolf      $10.95

Carol Colarusso       George Wolf     $12.17

MaryBeth Flisser     George Wolf     $10.95

Deborah Eberts       George Wolf     $10.34

Margaret Rehrig      George Wolf     $12.17       

Mark Appleby         George Wolf     $28.89

      Kendell Gulya as a TPE English Teacher at the High School, effective November 2, 2009.  Continued employment contingent upon receipt of updated and acceptable Acts 34 and 114 clearances.  Her salary will be $46,735.00, pro-rated with benefits, based on a MA degree and Step 1, Year 1 of the 2009-2010 salary schedule.

      Sara Walakovits as Assistant Boys & Girls Swimming Coach, effective October 27, 2009, with 1 year experience at a compensation of 85% of the current district supplemental reimbursement, totaling $3,478.00. 

      Edward Seidick as Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, effective October 27, 2009, with 5+ years experience at a compensation of 100% of the current district supplemental reimbursement, totaling $5,098.00. 

      Ronia Allan as a LTS Special Education Teacher at Siegfried Elementary School, effective October 27, 2009, for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year.  Her salary will be $43,302.00, pro-rated with benefits, based on a BA degree and Step 1, Year 1 of the current salary schedule. 

      Michael McDaniel as Head Baseball Coach, effective for the 2009-10 school year, at a compensation of 100% of the current District supplemental reimbursement, totaling $7,561.00.

      Bills for Payment.

      Treasurerís Report.

      Tax Exonerations.

      Provident Energy Consulting LLC Client Services Agreement and Resolution for the purchase of electricity at the consulting rate of one mil ($.001) per kilowatt-hour for an initial one year period ending December 31, 2010.

      Donation of orthodontic emergency kits and supplies from Dr. Joseph Vicknicki for the Northampton Area School District Dental program, at an estimated value of $100.00.