East Pennsboro Area School District
World class performers and productive citizens . . .
August 7, 2007
At its June 20, 2007, meeting, the East Pennsboro Area Board of School Directors took the following actions:
Employees and community members spoke Support Services
opposing changes to Board Policy 543 – Paid Approved the Classified Employee Performance
Holidays. Evaluation Report.
Approved the classified job descriptions for
Mr. Deveney introduced Wendy Bucher as the new Elementary Secretary (1), Elementary Secretary
Transportation Coordinator. (2), One-On-One Aide, and Personal Care Aide.
Mrs. Belsak presented the Board with “Partners in Approved the adjustment in staff and students
Educational Excellence”. beginning and ending times for the 2007-08
Mrs. Ziegenfuss presented the Board with the school year.
Kindergarten Summer “Sneak Preview” Proposal. Approved the contract with Aramark Facilities
Services, effective July 1, 2007 through June 30,
ACTION ITEMS: 2008.
Personnel Motion to place Policy 543 on a 30-day public
Approved retirement of Marcia Greene, review failed.
Custodian, East Pennsboro Elementary School.
Approved termination of Julia Kittle, Behavior Business Administration
Care Aide, West Creek Hills Elementary School. Approved the All Sports/School Trip/ Special
Accepted resignation of David Wright Dean of Activities Insurance with Ace American Insurance
Students/ English Teacher, East Pennsboro Area Company for the 2007-08 school year.
High School. Approved the food service management company
Accepted resignation of Donna Thornton, Board renewal with Chartwells and cafeteria lunch
Secretary, East Pennsboro Area School District. pricing for 2007-08.
Accepted the resignation of Jennifer Nugent, Approved the budgetary transfers.
Girls’ Tennis Head Coach, East Pennsboro Area Approved the general supply bid for 2007-08.
High School. Approved Greenawalt & Company, P.C., as local
Approved the resignation of Steven Bodley, auditors for the 2007-08 school year.
Department Head for 8th Grade Science, East Approved the 2007-08 insurance renewals for
Pennsboro Area Middle School. Property/General Liability Automobile, Umbrella
Approved FMLA leave for Sheri Miller, Grade 6 Liability and Errors and Omissions a
Social Studies Teacher, East Pennsboro Area recommended by William Walters, Byerly
Middle School. Insurance.
Approved Teachers and Aides for the Extended Approved the 2007-08 Budget Resolution.
School Year Program, July 2 through August 1,
2007. Pupil Services
Approved Kathy Jones, Secondary School Approved the Special Education Consortium
Counselor, East Pennsboro Area High School. Memorandum of Understanding with West Shore
Approved Lauren Dominiani, Special Education School District, Camp Hill School District,
Teacher, East Pennsboro Area High School. Cumberland Valley School District, and East
Approved Jennifer Stine, Special Education Pennsboro Area School District.
Teacher, East Pennsboro Area Middle School.
Dr. Bigos presented the Board with a handout in
Treasurer’s Report regards to the East Pennsboro Area School
Approved the Capital Projects Fund for May, District’s participation in the Capital Area
2007. Intermediate Unit Grant Consortium for the 2007-
Approved the General Fund (including monthly 08 school year.
reports for Expenditures, Revenue, Athletics and
Student Activities) for May, 2007. Board President’s Report
Approved Dr. Linda J. Bigos as the district
Payment of Bills superintendent for a further term of 3 years to
Approved the General Fund for May, 2007. begin July 1, 2007 and additional terms and
Approved the Capital Projects for May, 2007. conditions of the appointment shall be set forth in
an Agreement to be approved by the Board of
Directors at its July regular meeting.
Accepted nominations for the position of Board
Agreed to place Board Policy 204, Attendance, to
the Policy Committee for review.
Approved Mr. Gelb as Board Treasurer.
Mr. Deveney stated approximately 60 students
Approved the 2007-2008 Board Meeting dates.
would be attending West Creek Hills with regards
Mrs. Gilbert addressed the Frederickson Library
to Option 5C. If grandfathering is not considered,
there will be approximately 70 students attending
Approved Mrs. Oliveira as acting board secretary.
West Creek Hills.
Mr. Deveney addressed enrollment for the 2007-
2008 school year.
Dr. Bigos provided the Board with a draft of an
agenda for the Intergovernmental meeting in June.
Mrs. Otstot addressed the issue of the community
Comments were made regarding the requests to
needing a swimming pool.
permit waivers to the elementary attendance
Dave Bainbridge commented on some of the Board
Superintendent’s Report Minutes not being published on the district website
Dr. Bigos stated that she plans to provide the and he questioned if the Department of Justice
Board with a feasibility study of the long range grant allowing access of closed circuit television
options from EI Associates at the July Board was resolved.
meeting. Mrs. Otstot requested to be contacted by telephone
Dr. Bigos stated that a letter was sent from the for the July meeting.
Administration Office to the parents of the
students affected by the boundary changes and
the elementary principals were also sending EAST PENNSBORO AREA SCHOOL
Dr. Bigos stated that visitations have been 890 VALLEY STREET
provided at West Creek Hills and a welcoming ENOLA, PA 17025-1599
committee is in place.
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Dr. Bigos stated that notification of homerooms
and teachers will go out in early July rather than in
August. There will also be information on the
Consider a resolution to acknowledge the NEXT MEETING
professional accomplishment of Stephen MONDAY, JULY 16, 2007
Andrejack on the completion of his Doctor of ADMINISTRATION CENTER
Education degree at Penn State University. 7:30 P.M.
Dr. Bigos presented the Board with Class of 2007