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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
AUGUST 19, 2013- 7:30 PM
RONALD PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

A G E N D A
  1. General Business 
    1. Call to Order - Ms. Leopold-Sharp 
      1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
      2. Roll Call
      3. Public Comment
      4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes - Approval of the Minutes of the Combined Planning Committee & Regular Monthly  Meeting of  July 15, 2013 and the Special Board Meeting & Planning Committee Meeting of August 5, 2013.  [Approve as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Miller  [Consent Agenda:  Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, a motion to approve the below-mentioned items; second; and roll call vote]    
    1. Approval of Treasurer's Report as of July 31, 2013 [File for audit] 
      Treasurer's Report

      * General Fund Revenue Report (Revenue accounts are budgeted with negative values)

      * General Fund Expenditures Report (Expenditure accounts are budgeted with positive values)

      * Other Funds Reports 

      Check Summary Report

      * These are new reporting formats.
    2. Fund Account Reports showing balance as of July 31, 2013
      1. General Fund - $4,277,312.23
      2. Food Service Fund - $123,688.07
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $123,523.54
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $1,014,134.26
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2012-13 - $1,928,145.11
      2. Food Service Fund - $0
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $0
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $246,097.44
  3. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on August 5, 2013 following the Special Board Meeting & Planning Committee Meeting and on August 6, 2013 for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Orban
    1. Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Gulley on earning his doctorate.  The title of his dissertation is A PLC Investigation of Leadership and Collaboration and Its Impact on Teacher Effectiveness
    2. Student Enrollment Report
    3. Pennsylvania Public Education Excellence Fair at the PASA/PSBA School Leadership Conference 
      Emotional Power Program (EP2 ) - Ms. Lisa Acquaviva
      Book Clubs - Dr. Beth Ann Pratte, Ms. Kathy Cardello
    4. Office for an Officer- Mr. Ellis
    5. Administrative Recommendation for 2013-14 Academic/Achievement District Goal - Mr. Ellis, Dr. Maloney
    6. Curriculum Development and Review Cycle Information
    7. Middle States Discussion - Mr. Ellis
    8. Wellness Update - Dr. Merkle
    9. Superintendent's Goals
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Liu
  6. Facilities Committee Report - Mr. DeHaas
    1. Facilities Utilization Continued Discussion
    2. The next Facilities Committee meeting is scheduled August 28 at 5:30 PM.
  7. Planning Committee Report - Mr. Kirk
    1. High School Clubs and Organizations - Dr. Orban 
      1. High School Student Activities Summary
        The administration recommends approval of the High School Clubs and Organizations for the 2013-14 school year.  [Motion and Vote]
    2. The next Planning Committee meeting is on September 9 at 7:30 PM.
  8. Personnel Committee Report - Mrs. Shaffer
    1. Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignations, employment, re-appointment of extra-curricular positions at the middle school, substitute teachers and re-appointment of medical personnel Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; second; roll call vote.
      1. Resignations
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Elizabeth Axe, Lunchroom Aide at East York Elementary , effective August 7, 2013.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Joanne Day, Kid Writing Aide at Yorkshire Elementary, effective August 12, 2013.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Chad Garner as Assistant Football Coach effective August 13, 2013.
        4. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Eric Smith, Groundskeeper at the High School, effective August 28, 2013.
        5. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Holly Weinrich, Lunchroom Aide at East York Elementary, effective August 2, 2013.
        6. Recommend Board approval of the termination of the agreement with Penn-Mar Organization for a lunchroom aide at Indian Rock.  
      2. Employment
        1.  Name:                   Cheryl M. Bowman


          Education:            
          Mayo High School, Rochester, MN, Diploma; Syracuse University,
                                          B. S. in Fashion Design;
          Millersville University, Teaching Certification

          Certification:        Elementary K-6

          Contract:              Temporary Professional Contract

          Salary:                    $24,950* (*Salary is pro-rated based on 50% employment) - B.S. -                                     Step 1


          Assignment:    AM Kindergarten Teacher

          Building:          Valley View Elementary

          Effective:          2013-2014

        2. Recommend the employment of Elizabeth Axe as a Substitute Kid Writing/Intervention Aide/Secretary effective for the 2013-2014 school year.

        3. Recommend the employment of Jo Ellen Ferguson as a Kid Writing/Intervention Aide at Yorkshire Elementary School, effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $10.50.

        4. Recommend the employment of Christine Forney as a full-time substitute teacher for the first semester of the 2013-2014 school year as a school counselor at Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary for Margaret Flannelly, at the salary of $24,950 (Pro-rated based on one semester employment and Step 1 of the Bachelor’s Degree Schedule).

        5. Recommend the employment of Laurel Graff as a Kid Writing/Intervention Aide at Valley View Elementary School, effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $10.90.

        6. Recommend the transfer of Natalie Hasenfuss to the position of Director of Pupil Personnel effective August 20, 2013, at the salary of $100,000.

        7. Recommend the employment of Cathi Hicks as a full-time substitute teacher for the 2013-2014 school year as a 3rd grade teacher at Indian Rock, at the salary of $49,900, based on Step 1 of the Bachelor’s Degree Schedule.  Cathi was previously hired as a long term substitute 3rd grade teacher at Indian Rock for Sarah Coppersmith.

        8. Recommend the employment of Dana McGurk as a long term substitute 3rd grade teacher for Sarah Coppersmith at the Indian Rock Elementary School, starting August 19, 2013, through November 8, 2013, at the daily rate of $105.

        9. Recommend the employment of Whitney Sementelli as Assistant Field Hockey Coach at the salary of $2,586 which represents Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

        10. Recommend the employment of Ryan Simpson as Assistant Football Coach at the salary of $3,414 which represents Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

        11. Recommend the employment of Linda Slenker as a Kid Writing/Intervention Aide at Valley View Elementary School, effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $10.50, pending clearances.

        12. Recommend the employment of Catriona Smith as a Reading Aide at East York Elementary School, effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $10.50.

        13. Recommend the employment of Barbara Young as a Substitute Secretary, effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $10.00. 

      3. Re-Appointment of Extra-Curricular Positions for 2013-2014 - Middle School

        1. Michael Jackson - TV Technical Advisor

        2. Jared Moore - Musical Set Construction

        3. Scott Payne - TV Program Advisor

      4. Substitute Teachers for 2013-2014

      5. Guest Teachers for 2013-2014

      6. Re-Appointment of Medical Personnel for 2013-14

        1. Recommend the re-appointment of Christian N. Carlisle, DDS, as the school dentist at an examining fee of $10 per student.

        2. Recommend the re-appointment of East York Family Medicine - Wellspan Medical Group with Dr. Carlene Warner and Dr. Teresa Seydel, as our primary physicians for consultation, supervision of protocols and required school physical examinations (excluding sports physicals) at a consultation fee of $500 per year.  The individual physical examination fee is $10 per student.

  9. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason

    1. LEED Certification Certificate - Yorkshire Elementary 

    2. Booster/Support Organizations Annual Meeting Update
  10. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy
    1. The next Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee meeting is scheduled on August 28 at 3:45 PM. 
  11. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The Communications Report is provided.
    2. The next Communications Committee meeting is scheduled September 9 at 6:30 PM.. 
  12. Finance Committee Report - Mr. Miller
    1. The next Finance Committee meeting is scheduled on September 4 at 5:00 PM.  
  13. Policy Review Committee Report - Ms. Bates
    1. The next Policy Review Committee meeting is scheduled August 27 at 3:45 PM.
  14. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Mr. Kirk 
  15. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of July 30 is provided. 
  16. York Adams Academy Report - Mr. DeHaas 
  17. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears 
    1. "...by Dawn's Early Light" outlining the highlights of the August 6 LIU Board Meeting is provided. 
  18. Legislative Policy Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy
  19. Recognition of Visitors
  20. Public Comment
  21. Adjournment 

  THERE WILL BE AN EXECUTIVE SESSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING.

     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.