northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

JUNE 25, 2018

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

       Resignation of Cora Snyder from the position of Assistant Principal, effective the end of the day June 30, 2018.

        Mary Ann Weaver, an unpaid leave of absence, beginning August 20, 2018, through on or about April 7, 2019.

        Additions and deletions to the Substitute Listing for the 2017-2018 school year.

        Resignation of Margaret Schell from the position of Community Education Program Coordinator, effective June 22, 2018.

       Textbook adoptions for the 2018-2019 school year for a total district cost of $214,227.48.  All textbook costs are included in the Board approved curriculum, building, and special education budgets.

       Treasurerís Report.

       Agreement and Contract for Services for a special education student.

       Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit Non-Member SD & Charter Schools Special Education Services Agreement.

       Renewal contract with Erika Fitzpatrick, certified Wilson Reading Instructor, for the delivery of school-based services utilizing the Wilson Reading Program at a cost not to exceed $15,000.00.

       Districtwide insurances for the 2018-19 fiscal year:


                                    and Machinery                                    Utica National                              $ 135,372

Automobile                                      Utica National                                 $   19,757

Umbrella Liability                                      Utica Mutual                          $   12,723

School Leaders Errors & Omissions          National Union Fire Ins. Co.  $   37,765

Workersí Compensation                             Key Risk                                 $ 221,217                           

Fiduciary Liability                                      Chubb-Federal Insurance Co. $     1,885

Law Enforcement                                        Greenwich Ins. Group            $     5,262

Student Accident                                         United States Fire Ins. Co.     $   56,280

Voluntary School Time (parent paid)                        $  28

         Voluntary 24 hour with Dental                      $124

       Bills for Payment.

       Short term contract for Erika Condomitti to provide Extended School Year (ESY) Services for a NASD student who attends an IU operated program at a cost not to exceed $2,006.00.

       Accept, with appreciation, the donation of a cash counting machine valued at approximately $100 to Northampton Area School District from Mr. John C. Pittman.

       Accept, with appreciation, the donation of a three (3) year old Bundy Student Tenor Saxophone valued at approximately $1,000 to Northampton Area School District from Mr. Jefrey Miller and Mrs. Lisa Miller.

       Accept, with appreciation, the donation of 152 items of sports clothing, valued at $2,000, to students in need at Northampton Area Middle School from Forza Sports, Pen Argyl, PA.