northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educations deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

February 27, 2017

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

       Resignation of Phyllis Keiser, Custodian, for the purposes of superannuated retirement, effective May 7, 2017.

       Resignation of Matthew Palmer, Hall Monitor, effective February 15, 2017.

       Michelle Schoeneberger a paid FMLA leave of absence beginning January 12, 2017, through February 10, 2017, and an unpaid FMLA leave of absence beginning February 11, 2017, through March 10, 2017, no insurance, as per Federal Government regulations.

       Additions and deletions to the Substitute Listing for the 2016-2017 school year.

       Termination of Fran Heffelfinger from the position of Long Term Substitute Hall Monitor, effective the end of the day February 14, 2017.

       Denise Herman an unpaid FMLA leave of absence beginning February 6, 2017, through February 16, 2017, no insurance, as per Federal Government regulations.

       Revised Master District Volunteer List for the 2016-17 school year.

       Anita Mateyak, James Chuss, and 4 FBLA students to attend/compete in the FBLA State Competition and Leadership Conference in Hershey, PA, on April 2, 3, 4, and 5, 2017. Total cost to the District will not exceed $1,717.00. All costs to the District are included in the Board approved 2016-2017 curriculum budget.

       Revised listing for Extra-Curricular & Supplemental Positions for the 2016-2017 school year.

       Voluntary transfer of Thomas Hildebrand from 3rd Shift Custodian to Day Shift Floating Custodian at the High School, effective February 27, 2017, with no change in base salary.

       Revised listing of Traffic Duty Monitors and hourly rates, effective for the 2016-2017 school year.

       Marie Kertsmar, Reading Instructional Assistant at Siegfried Elementary School, effective February 27, 2017.  Her salary will be $11.55 per hour, with benefits, in accordance with the ESPA Agreement.

       The following athletic coaching staff members and revised stipends for the 2016-2017 school year:

Ashley Gulla - Assistant Track Coach - $2,162.00 (85% of 52%)

Anthony Smith - Assistant Track Coach - $1,746.00 (85% of 42%)

       Jessica Finlayson, Head Girls Volleyball Coach, with a stipend of $4,905.00, 90% of the Head Coach Stipend, effective July 1, 2017.

       Giuseppi Geremia, Third Shift Custodian at the Middle School, effective February 28, 2017.  His base rate of pay will be $18.83 per hour, 85% of the current hourly rate, with benefits, in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between NASD and Teamsters Local 773.

       Accept approval of PDE of PlanCon Part I: Interim Reporting - Project No. 3687 for  the new Middle School construction project.

       Treasurers Report.

       2015-16 Audit Report as prepared by the local auditors, Gorman & Associates, P.C.

       Tax Exonerations/Changes.

       Expulsion Hearing Waiver for High School student number 2016-11.