northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

April 24, 2017

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

       Lori Emery, a paid childbearing leave of absence, beginning April 20,2017, through May 2, 2017, and an unpaid FMLA childbearing leave, beginning May 3, 2017, through the end of the 2016-2017 school year, with insurance, as per Federal Government regulations.

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

       Kristy Young, a paid childbearing leave of absence, beginning on or about May 11, 2017, through June 6, 2017, and an unpaid FMLA childrearing leave on June 7, 2017, with insurance, as per Federal Government regulations.

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

       Summer Camp Instructors and their reimbursement based on the current

       Supplemental Reimbursement for Extra Services Ė Curriculum and Instruction.  Effective dates for the programs will be June 12, 2017, through June 15, 2017, for the Kindergarten Camp and July 17, 2017, through July 27, 2017, for the Literacy and Math Camps.  All salaries will be paid through Title I grant.The following additions to the Athletic Event Staff for the 2016-2017 school year:

                                          NAME                                    POSITION

                                 Nathan Kranzley                  Weight Room Supervisor

                                 Lee Lance                            Weight Room Supervisor

       Daniele Bowman, PE Special Education Teacher at the Middle School, effective August 21, 2017, pending receipt of documentation.  Her salary will be $59,962.00, with benefits, based on a Masterís degree and Step 9, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between NASD and NAEA.

       Voluntary transfer of Timothy Beil from Middle Shift Custodian at the Middle School to Day Shift Custodian at the Middle School and Washington, effective July 5, 2017, with no change in base salary, in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

       Treasurerís Report.

       Bills for Payment.

       Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts application for a five (5) year renewal beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2022.

       Accept with appreciation the donation of AV/Sound equipment valued at $685 from Steve Milinchuk of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

       Revised school calendar for the 2016-2017 school year.

       Expulsion Hearing Waiver for High School student number 2016-15.

       Agreement between the Northampton Area School District and Gerhardís Defensive Safety Driving Academy to offer driver education courses at the Northampton Area High School for the term of June 2, 2017, through May 30, 2018, with no cost to the District.