northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

July 25, 2011

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



At the regular meeting of the Board of Education, the Board approved the following:


        Voluntary transfer of Jeffrey Mertz from Tuesday through Saturday Middle Shift Custodian to Monday through Friday Middle Shift Floating Custodian, currently assigned to the High School, effective July 12, 2011.

        Resignation of Breann Shuryn, Assistant Cheerleading Coach, effective July 14, 2011.

        Continuation of the Community Education Program and provide a stipend of $3,746.11 for Patricia Gaetaniello to continue as Community Education Coordinator for the 2011-2012 school year.

        List of Short Term Elementary Teacher candidates for specified dates during the 2011-2012 school year, including salary.

        Position of Temporary 1:1 Instructional Assistant for the 2011-2012 school year to work with an elementary student with special needs.

        Position of Temporary 1:1 Instructional Assistant for the 2011-2012 school year to work with a high school student with special needs.

       Craig Bohar, Middle Shift Tuesday through Friday and Day Shift on Saturday    Custodian at the High School, effective August 16, 2011.  His base rate of pay will be $16.18 per hour, 80% of the current hourly rate, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, with benefits.

        Listing of head coaches, assistant coaches and designated stipends, for the 2011-2012 school year, effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012 for the appropriate sport season.

        Administration to contract with Mr. Dave Davare from PSBA to perform an analysis of our current Educators Association Salary Schedules at an initial cost of $500.

        Treasurerís Report.

        Tax Exonerations.

        The following additions to the existing list of approved teachers for Extended School Year (ESY) and Chapter 15/Section 504 list for the summer of 2011:

            Teacher                  Building            Degree             Rate                 Regular/Special Education

            Sydney Coffey        George Wolf    Masterís           $45.93             Special Education

            Sherry Burke          High School      Bachelorís        $41.84             Special Education

        Bills for payment.

        No members were appointed as the Board representatives to serve as the Northampton Area School District voting delegates to the October 2011 PSBA conference at Hershey under option #1 which states:  "The appointed Board members do not stay overnight and only attend the Legislative Policy Council Meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at an estimated cost of $260.00 per person."