northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

APRIL 9, 2012

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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


        Addition to the Substitute Listing for the 2011-2012 school year.

        Job description for Working Head Custodian, and the creation of six such positions, effective July 1, 2012.

        Current special education teachers to complete the IEP process including the writing and holding of the IEP meeting for the summer 2012.

        Posting for the positions of current teachers for Extended School Year (ESY) and Chapter 15/Section 504 Services for the summer 2012, with the number of teachers actually needed to be determined.

        The following additions to the District Volunteer master listing for the 2011- 2012 school year:

                                          NAME                         SCHOOL

                                          Angela Ellerbee            Borough

                                          Bruce Milheim  Borough

                                          Nicholas Steiner           Athletic

                                          Sheryll Zeitner  Moore

        Tony Bauer, Middle Shift Custodian for Maintenance and Administration, effective April 10, 2012.  His rate of pay will be $16.18 per hour, 80% of the current hourly rate, in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, with benefits.

        10-Month School Psychologist position, effective July 1, 2012.  Salary of $51,540.00 and benefits will be in accordance with the Act 93 Agreement.  This is a result of the District reclaiming a psychological services position from Colonial IU20.

        2012-13 Northampton Community College Budget in the amount of $54,569,048 with the NASD portion of $714,821 required to fund the budget.

        Bids for Paper and Janitorial Supplies, Bid No. NMPCJPB-DP/JS-2012-2013, in the amount of $100,003.20 as awarded by the Northampton/Monroe/Pike County Joint Purchasing Board.

        Submission of the State Audit Corrective Action Plans to PDE for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2007 and 2008.

        2011-2012 Budget Transfers.

        Bills for Payment.

        Settlement Agreement and Release for a Special Education student.

        Expulsion Hearing Waiver for High School student number 2011-14.

        Resolution Supporting Increased State Funding for K-12 Public Education by the Northampton Area School District.

        Expulsion Hearing Waiver for Middle School student number 2011-16.

        Expulsion Hearing Waiver for High School student number 2011-17.

        Signing of the Letter of Assurance/Affirmations by the Board president and the Superintendent for the Special Education Plan.