northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of education’s deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

October 12, 2015

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

·          The following list of staff members and their compensation for the Intramural programs at Lehigh Elementary for the 2015-2016 school year:

                           NAME                                                         COMPENSATION

                                    Jarad Haupt                                           $11.50/hour

                                    Craig Schutts                                        $11.50/hour

                                    Matthew Walters                                  $11.50/hour

·          Ms. Anita Mateyak and Mr. James Chuss, to accompany ten (10) FBLA student members to the PA FBLA Leadership Workshop in State College, Pennsylvania, on October 25 & 26, 2015.  Total cost to the District will not exceed $310.00. All costs to the District are included in the Board approved 2015-2016 Curriculum budget.  

·          The following athletic coaching staff member and stipend for the 2015-2016 school year:

                  Todd Lerch – Assistant Boys & Girls Swim Coach - $1,925.00 (80% of 50%)

·          Larry Hein, Floating Custodian, effective October 13, 2015.  His rate of pay will be $18.40 per hour, 85% of the current hourly rate, with benefits, in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between NASD and Teamsters Local 773.

·          Attendance of Ms. Genevieve Wilde at the Ecology Project International Research and Education Fellowship Study in Baja, Mexico, from March 5 through March 12, 2016, at an approximate District cost of $500.00 for substitute coverage. 

·          Contract between the Northampton Area School District and Mr. Paul Buechle as a Psychoeducational Evaluator effective October 13, 2015.  The contract will terminate on June 30, 2016.  Mr. Buechle will be paid $575.00 per completed evaluation, plus mileage.  The maximum allotment for this contract is $15,000.  This amount is included in the Board approved Psychological Services 2015-2016 budget.