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					                      Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES
                                  Board of Education Meeting
                                         Board Room
                                    Watertown, New York
                                        June 17, 2009
                                           6:00 p.m.

MEMBERS PRESENT:                 Michael Kramer, Alice Draper, James Lawrence, Jr., Barbara Lofink,
                                 Patrick Powers, Grace Rice, Jeffrey Timerman, Michael Young

MEMBERS EXCUSED:                  Lynn Murray

MEMBERS ABSENT:                  None

STAFF PRESENT:                   Jack J. Boak, Barbara Greene, Patricia LaClair, Dawn Ludovici

Recognition of Retirees                                                               Recognition of Retirees
District Superintendent Boak and the Board welcomed and congratulated the
retirees in attendance. He thanked the retirees being honored for their dedication to
BOCES and for the many contributions they had made to the success of their
students. President Powers and Mr. Boak presented tokens of appreciation to
Kathryn Franjola, Susan Hunt, David Johnson, Kathy Klein, Laura Otis, Kay
Skjellerup and Sharon Tiller. Walter Benny, Cleeanne Castleman, Judith Northrop
and Linda Winiarski were unable to attend. Their gifts will be forwarded to them.
The Board hosted a reception for retirees and their guests following the ceremony.

President Powers called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. and led the Board in the
Pledge of Allegiance.

Mr. John Warneck, Coordinator of Health and Safety Programs, shared with the
Board information on energy performance contracts. In 2004 a study conducted by
Siemans Engineering identified areas where energy conservation measures could
result in significant savings to the BOCES. The Board determined that a new
request for proposals (RFP) would be forwarded to qualified vendors to update the
2004 Siemans study. RFPs are scheduled to be opened on August 6, 2009. Results
of the proposals will be presented to the Board at their August 19, 2009 meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA:                                                                         Consent Agenda
1. On a motion by M. Young seconded by A. Draper, the minutes of the                    Approval of May 13,
    regularly scheduled meeting held on May 13, 2009 were approved. 2009 Meeting minutes
                                                  Vote: Yes-8 No-0

1a. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.            Approval of Amended
                                                                                        agenda
    Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board approved the amended agenda as
    presented.                                         Vote: Yes-8 No-0

2. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.             Approval of Internal
                                                                                        Auditor’s Report of
    Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board approved the following Internal             6/17/09
    Claims Auditor's Report for June 17, 2009.
    Payroll 24                  733,502.54        May 22, 2009
    Payroll 25                  729,823.37        June 5, 2009
    Warrant 30-Fund A           130,191.67        May 21, 2009
    Warrant 31-Fund A           710,667.30        June 3, 2009
    Warrant 32-Fund A           509,385.48        June 2, 2009
    Warrant 22-Fund F           327,307.00               June 3, 2009
    Warrant 23-Fund F           132,098.13               June 3, 2009

    Total                    $3,272,975.49                   Vote:   Yes–8 No-0

3. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Approval of Budget
   Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board approved the budget adjustments adjustments and transfers
   and transfers as presented                          Vote: Yes-8 No-0

4. Board Reports:                                                                Board Reports
   NYSSBA School District Auditing Workshop-August 24, 2009: Mrs. Rice NYSSBA School
                                                                                 District Auditing 4/24/09
   reported on the NYSSBA School District Auditing workshop she attended on
   April 24, 2009. The workshop highlighted the differences between internal
   and external audits as well as best practices to follow during the auditing
   process. Presenters reviewed the audit committee’s role in the process; the
   governance team’s responsibilities following the external audit, management’s
   role in preparing financial reports and how to read and understand financial
   reports.

    Howard G. Sackett Technical Center National Technical Honor Society HGSTC National
    Induction (NTHS)-May 14, 2009: Mrs. Rice attended the National Technical Technical Honor Society
                                                                                Induction 5/14/09
    Honor Soceity Induction on May 14, 2009 in Conference Rooms A&B in the
    Adult Learning Center Building at the Howard G. Sackett Technical Center in
    Glenfield, NY. Mrs. Ludovici welcomed everyone. She spoke to the students
    about the ways they can distinguish themselves in life. The candle lighting
    ceremony was conducted and certificates distributed. Mrs. Matuszczak played
    a patriotic, heart warming power point presentation. Mr. Mooney told the
    students that they were the best and we are very proud of their academic
    success. Refreshments were served following the ceremony.

   Howard G. Sackett Technical Center SkillsUSA Awards Banquet – May HGSTC SkillsUSA
   18, 2009: Mrs. Rice attended the SkillsUSA Awards Banquet held at the Awards Banquet 5/18/09
   Howard G. Sackett Technical on May 18, 2009 in Conference Rooms A&B of
   the Adult Learning Center. Mr. Boak welcomed everyone and thanked the
   parents for encouraging their children to attend BOCES and get involved in
   the SkillsUSA organization. Mr. Boak thanked the staff for all of their help in
   making this program a success. Mrs. Ramsey’s Culinary Arts Class provided
   students and parents with an excellent dinner.

    Perkins IV (formerly Vocational Applied Technology Education Act) Perkins IV Advisory
    Advisory Council-May 27, 2009: Mrs. Rice reported on the Perkins IV Council 5/27/09
    Advisory Council Meeting held at the Bohlen Technical Center on May 27,
    2009. Mrs. Susan Dudley, Director of Career, Adult and Continuing
    Education reviewed how Carl Perkins Act grant funds were disbursed during
    the 2008-09 school year. The amount of grant funds available from the federal
    Department of Education has declined significantly over the past five (5)
    years. A portion of these funds are specifically designated to support the
    education of Students with Disabilities who are enrolled in Career/Technical
    training programs. Mrs. Dudley entertained questions from the Council.

   Bohlen Technical Center National Technical Honor Society Induction
   (NTHS)-May 27, 2009: Mrs. Rice and President Powers reported on the
   National Technical Honor Society Induction ceremony held on May 27, 2009
   at the North Side Improvement League, Mill Street, Watertown, NY. Mr.
   Berger welcomed students, parents and guests. He praised students for their
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sacrifices, long hours and dedication. Mr. Berger commented that these            Bohlen Technical Center
students are our top students whose academic achievements are outstanding.        National Technical
                                                                                  Honor Society Induction
He thanked the parents for their on-going support.                                5/27/09

Bohlen Technical Center Visual Communications Program End-of-Year                 Bohlen Technical Center
Reviews June 4, 2009: Mrs. Rice attended the end-of-year Visual                   Visual Communications
                                                                                  Program End-of-Year
Communications Program Reviews on June 4, 2009. Students from Mr.                 Reviews 6/4/09
Costantino and Mr. Clarke’s class presented portfolios containing samples of
their work. Each portfolio contained a black and white lettering exercise, a
logo design, as well as, a full-motion, computer generated video. Students are
also required to present their resumes and discuss future educational plans
with the evaluators. Students were well prepared and presented themselves in
a professional manner.

Howard G. Sackett Technical Center (HGSTC) Awards Day – June 10, Howard G. Sackett
2009: Mrs. Rice attended the HGSTC Awards Day Program on June 10, 2009 Technical Center
                                                                          Awards Day 6/10/09
at the South Lewis High School auditorium. District Superintendent Boak
congratulated students, teachers and parents. He thanked the guidance
counselors and teachers for working hard with the students. The personal
bonds that teachers develop make the difference. Mr. Mooney stated that
parents are the key to BOCES success. Mr. Mooney and members of the staff
presented special awards to students. Mr. Mooney thanked the parents and
staff. Refreshments were served immediately following the ceremony.

Jefferson-Lewis Schools Boards Annual Dinner/Meeting – June 10, 2009             JLSBA Annual
Mrs. Draper, Mr. Lawrence, Mrs. Lofink, Mr. Powers, Mrs. Rice and Mr.            Dinner/Meeting 6/10/09
Timerman reported on the JLSBA Annual Dinner held at the Adams Country
Club, Adams, NY on June 10, 2009. Regent Anthony Bottar was the guest
speaker. Mr. Bottar provided Board members with an update on the initiatives
undertaken by the Regents during the 2009-09 school year. They devoted
considerable amounts of time to addressing strategies for improving
graduation rates especially for minorities and ELL students. Steady progress
was also noted on efforts to improve student performance of state mandated
assessments. The Regents are continuing their discussion as to whether or not
the local diploma option will be continued beyond 2012. Mr. Wayne Schlifke,
President of the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) was
also in attendance. He thanked Board members for their devotion to the
students and families they serve. He also highlighted several services available
through NYSSBA that are designed to improve their effectiveness as Board
members. Regent Bottar and Mr. Schlifke took questions from the audience.

Bohlen Technical Center Awards Day - June 11, 2009: Mrs. Rice and Mr. Bohlen Technical Center
Powers reported on the Bohlen Technical Center Awards Day Program held at Awards Day 6/11/09
Jefferson Community College on June 11, 2009. Mr. Donald Alexander,
Chief Executive Officer of the Jefferson County Industrial Development
Agency, delivered the keynote address. Mr. Alexander congratulated students
on the successful completion of their high school and BOCES programs. He
encouraged them to continue their education at the postsecondary level and to
maintain high standards and goals. Mr. Alexander spoke about the importance
of being persistent giving back to their communities and setting high goals.
Mrs. Dudley, Principal Berger and members of the staff presented several
special awards to students. Mr. Berger congratulated students on their
achievements and awards.


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   Special Education Graduation – June 11, 2009: Mr. Powers, Mrs. Rice and Special Education
   Mr. Timerman reported on the Special Education Graduation Ceremony held Graduation 6/11/09
   on June 11, 2009 in Conference Rooms A and B of the BOCES
   Administration Building on Arsenal Street in Watertown, NY. Mrs. Susan
   Hunt introduced the two young people who were graduating. Mrs. Hunt
   thanked the families for their dedication to their children and to the support
   they gave to teachers. Mr. Boak thanked the parents for trusting BOCES with
   their children. Refreshments were served immediately following the
   ceremony. He also noted that Mrs. Hunt was retiring from her position with
   BOCES after thirty-six (36) years of distinguished service. Mr. Boak praised
   Mrs. Hunt for the personal relationships that she developed with students and
   their families.

   New Visions Graduation – June 15, 2009: Mrs. Rice and Mr. Timerman New Visions Graduation
   reported on the New Visions Graduation held on June 15, 2009 at the 6/15/09
   Samaritan Keep Home. Mr. Tom Carman, President and CEO of Samaritan
   Medical Center welcomed students and parents. He thanked Mrs. Gebo for her
   skill as a teacher and dedication to the program. Mr. Boak congratulated
   students and their parents. He thanked students for taking a risk by leaving
   their home schools during their senior year to enter into a new program with
   students from other districts. He encouraged them to continue to take risks as
   they continue their education. Mrs. Gebo read highlights from each student’s
   journal. She also noted that Emily Kellogg from the Thousand Islands District
   was the recipient of an annual scholarship of $40,000 per year to Hobart-
   William Smith College for each year that she remains in college seeking a
   career in the medical profession.

5. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Approval of Board
   Young, seconded by G. Rice, the Board voted to approve the 2nd reading of Policies #4100, #8200,
                                                                             #4241, #4280, #4270
   Board Policies
   #4100 Family and Medical Leave Act
   #8200 Inventory of BOCES Property
   #4241 Cellular Telephones; #4241-R Cellular Telephone Regulation
   #4280 Letters of Recommendation and other Releases of Information
          concerning current or former employees; and
   #4270 Employee participation on Social Networking, Websites and Blogs
                                                         Vote: Yes-8 No-0

6. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Approval of 2-year
   Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board voted to approve the 2-year agreements (2009-11)
                                                                             for Nursing Program
   agreements (2009-2011) for Nursing Program collaborations with Carthage
   Area Hospital, Lewis County General Hospital, Mercy of Northern New York,
   River Hospital, Inc., Samaritan Keep Home and Samaritan Medical Center.
                                                         Vote: Yes-8 No-0

7. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Donation from Lowe’s
   Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board voted to accept a donation of basic of basic hand tools
   hand tools valued at $580.72 to the Bohlen Technical Center Building
   Maintenance Program and $585.72 worth of basic hand tools to the Howard G.
   Sackett Technical Center Career Options Program from Lowe’s, 20828
   Pioneer Plaza Drive, Watertown, NY.                  Vote: Yes-8 No-0

8. Bid summaries of Trash Removal, Student Constructed Structures and BOCES
   vehicles: Several bids were opened at 2:00 p.m. in the Administrative Offices
   of the Director of Finance on June 11, 2009. Diane Wright, Bob Liggio of
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    Cassella Waste Services, Joe Henneberry of Feher Rubbish Removal, John and Bid summaries of Trash,
    Margaret West, Stuart Ruttan, Matthew Grey and Barbara Greene were Student Constructed
                                                                               Structures and Cars
    present. The bids results were as follows:
    Sale of one (1) Grey Buick LeSabre #1G4HP52K3WH481426
    Bidder                       Amount
    Denny Allen                  $2,707
    Donald Gooley                $2,611.11
    The bid was awarded to Denny Allen.

    Sale of one (1) 2000 Blue Buick LeSabre #1G4HP54K2YU158119
    Bidder                       Amount
    Denny Allen                  $3,051
    The bid was awarded to Denny Allen.

    Sale of one (1) 2000 Silver Buick LeSabre #1G4HP54K0YU267968
    Bidder                        Amount
    Adirondack Central School $4,002
    John Robert West              $4,500
    Randy Eastman                 $3,651
f   Sale of one (1) 2000 Silver Buick LeSabre #1G4HP54K0YU267968
    Bidder                        Amount
    Adirondack Central School $4,002
    John Robert West              $4,500
    Randy Eastman                 $3,651
    Marjorie Sands                $3,777
    Randy Fulkerson               $3,500
    Scott Allen                   $3,561
    Town of Webb School           $3,611.11
    The bid was awarded to John Robert West for $4,500

    Student Built Structure – Bohlen Technical Center
    Corissa Ruttan             $46,079
    James Vespa                $39,000
    The bid was awarded to Corissa Ruttan for a net bid of $46,079

    Student Built Structure – Howard G. Sackett Technical Center
    No bids were received.

    Trash Bid – Howard G. Sackett Technical Center
                                      Quote        Additional Lift
    Feher Rubbish Removal              $3,641.64 $52
    Casella Waste Services #1           4,161.60 $37.92 (2x week service)
    Casella Waste Services #2           3,628      $57.36 (1x week service)
    Waste Management                  No Bid
    The bid was awarded to Casella Waste Services.

    Trash Removal – Bohlen Technical Center
                                      Quote        Additional Lift
    Feher Rubbish Removal            $3,810.72     $30
    Casella Waste Services           No Bid
    Jack Allen Sanitation            $3,250        No charge
    Thomas Trash Services            $3,900        $30
    Waste Management                 $4,130.20     $25.50
    The bid was awarded to Jack Allen Sanitation for a net bid of $3,250 and no
    charge for additional lifts.

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    On June 15, 2009 the bids for the Connector Building between the Annex and the
    Bohlen Technical Center were opened at 1:00 p.m. Dean Heath of 34 & Company,
    Brian Jagger of Houppert Builders, Steve Olmstead and Wilber Thesier of the
    Architects Office, John Warneck, Diane Wright and Barbara Greene were present.
    The bid results were as follows:

    Bidder                     Amount
    Houppert Builders          $566,000
    Jordstat                   $627,909
    34 & Company               $538,034
    The Bid was awarded to 34 & Company for a net bid of $538,034.

9. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Approval to forward
   Young, seconded by J. Timerman, the Board voted to authorize the forwarding letters of continuing
                                                                               employment
   of letters of continuing employment to staff.         Vote: Yes-8 No-0

10. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Approval of the 2009-10
    Young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board reviewed and approved the 2009-10 APPR and PDP
    Annual Professional Performance Review Plan and Professional Development
    Plan.                                                Vote: Yes-8 No-0

11. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.           Approve a list of
    young, seconded by A. Draper, the Board approved a list of items that were         inventory items that
                                                                                       were declared either
    declared either surplus or items to be discarded. The complete list is available   surplus or discarded
    in the Clerk’s file.                                     Vote: Yes-8 No-0

12. On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by B.           Resolution in support of
    Lofink, seconded by M. Young, the Board voted to approve a resolution in           the candidacy of William
                                                                                       Miller as Area 5 Director
    support of the candidacy of William Miller as Area 5 Director of the New           of the NYSSBA for a 2
    York State School Boards Association a two (2) year term 2009-2011.                year term
                                                           Vote: Yes-8 No-0

13. PERSONNEL                                                                          Personnel
    On a motion by M. Young, seconded by J. Timerman, the Board voted to               Amendment to the
    approve the 2009-10 evaluation of District Superintendent Boak and                 Agreement w/the District
                                                                                       Superintendent effective
    authorized President Powers to sign the Amendment to the Agreement with            7/1/09
    the District Superintendent effective July 1, 2009. Revisions to the salary and
    benefits section of the Amended Agreement are filed with the Clerk of the
    Board.                                                   Vote: Yes-8 No-0

    On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M. Resignation
    Young, seconded by J. Timerman, the Board voted to accept the following Scott Slater, SETRC
                                                                             Coordinator
    resignation with regret:
    Scott Slater, SETRC Coordinator, effective 6/30/09  Vote: Yes-8 No-0

  On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.
  Young, seconded by J. Timerman the Board voted to approve the following
  personnel appointments:
  APPOINTMENTS
  Classified                                                               Betsy Dufresne,
  Betsy Dufresne, Typist                                                   Permanent Typist
  Permanent effective 7/1/09
  Salary: No change                                    Vote: Yes-8 No-0



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 Wayne Slye, Network Administrator                                               Wayne Slye, Permanent
 Permanent effective 5/15/09                                                     Network Administrator
 Salary: No change                                          Vote:   Yes-8 No-0

 Non-Classified
 Laurie Cleveland, Permanent Certificate in English 7-12                         Laurie Cleveland,
 Effective 9/1/09                                                                Permanent Certificate in
                                                                                 English 7-12
 Salary: Scale C, Step 6, $45,135, effective 9/1/09         Vote:   Yes-8 No-0

 Dianna Keys, Initial Certificate in Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12 -    Dianna Keys, Initial
 English                                                                         Certificate in Students
                                                                                 w/Disabilities Grades 7-
 Probationary 9/1/09-9/1/12                                                      12 – English
 Salary: Scale B, Step 3, $40,335, effective 9/1/09     Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 Scott Slater, Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center    Scott Slater, Regional
 Administrator                                                                   Special Education
                                                                                 Technical Assistance
 Probationary 7/1/09-7/1/12                                                      Support Center
 Salary: $87,000                                                                 Administrator

 Temporary Distance Learning Coordinator                                         Robert Watts,
 Robert Watts, June 1, 2009-July 17, 2009 for Kris Biazzo                        Temporary Distance
                                                                                 Learning Coordinator
                                                            Vote:   Yes-8 No-0

 Return from Active Duty                                                         Return from Active
 Kris Biazzo, Distance Learning Coordinator, effective 7/20/09                   Duty – Kris Biazzo


 On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.        Tenure Appointments
 Young, seconded by J. Timerman the Board voted to approve the following         Gretchen Anderson,
                                                                                 9/1/09
 tenure appointments:                                                            Jamie Bartlett, 9/25/09
 Tenure                                                                          Laurie Cleveland, 9/1/09
 Gretchen Anderson, Special Education, effective 9/1/09 Vote: Yes-8 No-0         Shelly Crawford, 9/1/09
 Jamie Bartlett, Supervisor, effective 9/25/09              Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Laurie Cleveland, English, effective 9/1/09                Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Shelly Crawford, Teacher Assistant, Level 1, effective 9/1/09
                                                            Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Sandra Dunn, Teacher Assistant, Level 3, effective 9/1/09                       Sandra Dunn, 9/1/09
                                                            Vote: Yes-8 No-0     Cathleen Freeman,
                                                                                 9/1/09
 Cathleen Freeman, Cosmetology, effective 9/1/09            Vote: Yes-8 No-0     Stacy Linkroum, 9/1/09
 Marcy Grenier, Supervisor, effective 8/7/09                Vote: Yes-8 No-0     Julie Ludwig, 9/1/09
 Stacy Linkroum, School Psychologist, effective 9/1/09      Vote: Yes-8 No-0     Kevin Widrick, 9/1/09
 Julie Ludwig, SETRC Coordinator, effective 9/1/09          Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Kevin Widrick, Business and Distributive Education, effective 9/1/09
                                                            Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 On the recommendation of District Superintendent Boak, on a motion by M.        Approval of summer
 Young, seconded by J. Timerman the Board voted to approve the following         and extended school
                                                                                 year appointments
 summer and extended school year appointments:
 Summer Nursing
 Diane Riddell 20 days @ 1/200th                      Vote: Yes-8 No-0

Additional Work for 2008-09 School Year
 Laura Farrell, Presenting Strategies for our Students Workshop, 6/6/09 @
 1/200th                                                    Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Tammy Hamm, increase from .6 FTE to 1.0 FTE 6/8/09-6/30/09
                                                            Vote: Yes-8 No-0
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 Susan Hunt, Presenting Paraprofessionals in the Classroom Workshop, 5/19-      Additional Work for
 20/09, @ 1/200th prorated salary. Time sheets will be submitted for payment.   2008-09
                                                            Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Pamela Narrigan, Presenting Paraprofessionals in the Classroom Workshop,
 5/19-20/09, @ 1/200th prorated salary. Time sheets will be submitted for
 payment.                                                   Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 Additional Work for Summer 2009 (Time sheets will be submitted for             Additional Work for
 payment)                                                                       Summer 2009
 Kris Biazzo, up to 20 days at 1/200th effective 7/20/09-8/31/09
                                                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Katrina Fiorenza, SkillsUSA State Officer Advisor/Assistant Team Manager
 Training, August 18-21, 2009 at 1/200th                     Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Michael Fortunato, Plumbing/HVAC, $40/hr.                   Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Tara Pawlowski, SkillsUSA State Office Advisor/Assistant Team Manager
 Training, 8/18-21/09, @ 1/200th                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Merrick Reed, Heavy Equipment, $40/hr.                      Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Carl Young, Electrical Wiring, $40/hr.                      Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Brandon Ingram, Student working w/Heavy Equipment, $9/hr.
                                                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 Joseph Slate, III, Student working w/Heavy Equipment, $9/hr.
                                                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 Summer School Sponsored Through the Jefferson-Lewis Workforce                  Summer School at the
 Investment (Time sheets will be submitted for payment)                         Bohlen Technical Center
 July 13-August 7, 2009 at the Bohlen Technical Center
 10 days at 1/200th
 Arleen Burgess, Chuck Costantino, Michael Fortunato, Ken Kellogg, William
 Landers, Elaine Sande                                   Vote: Yes-8 No-0
 5 days at 1/200th
 Louisa Caldwell, Margaret Mary Clement, Cathleen Freeman, Randy Fulkerson,
 Martha Ivey, William Nygard                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0

2009 Special Education Extended School Year Program
BOCES Extended School
 INSTRUCTOR          PROGRAM SUPPORT STAFF
 Laura Cornaire       12:1+1      Janet Escudero, Christina Gullquist
 Maureen David        12:1+1      Karen Hyneman
 Donna Day           12:1+(3:1)   Kathryn Lucidi, Donna Perrin, Joni
                                  Brown, Michelle McCabe, Tanya Blake,
                                  M. Riddick, Deborah Fraser, Tosha
                                  McDowell
 Larry Duthie        12:1(3+1)    Chris St. Louis, Lorraine Pickert, Bambi
                                  Brown, Shannon Hicks, Ashley Wood,
                                  Sylvia Manning, Darlene Reynolds
 Alexander Galster     6:1+2      Sue Fayette, Steve Martin
 Brian Howard         12:1+1      Carol Sutherland, Shelby Vrooman, Amy
                                  Blair, Tim Wiest
 Nancy Howard          8:1+1      Dawn Froetert
 Angela Lucidi         6:1+2      Mary Conklin, Milagros Goodfriend
 Pamela Narrigan      12:1+1      Tracy Gebo, Shirley Moncalieri

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                                                                               2009 Special Education
Shannon Otis          12:1+1        Deborah Fraser, Vanessa Docteur
                                                                               Extended School Year
Kajta Stevens       12 :1+(3 :1)    Cindy Sheley, Joyce Brown, Vicki           Program
                                    Hemenway, Anna Christopher, Peggy
                                    Raymond, Lenora Forbes, Shelley
                                    Guyette
Linda Thomas             8:1+1      Lorrie DeMarco
Jessica Walldroff        6:1+2      Leslie Plante, Ann Sweet
Megan Wayte             12:1+1      Sue L’Huillier, Ann Marie Brown
Margaret Williams        8:1+1      Melanie Martin
MSW – Kevin Dailey
Nurse – Debra Russell
COTA Therapist – Diana Williams
OT Therapist .4 FTE – Shannon DeMarco, Helene Murdock
OT Therapist .6 FTE – Krista Morgia, Jaime Scee
PTA Therapist .4 FTE – Amanda Derouchie
PT Therapist .4 FTE – Nancy Aten
PT Therapist – Belinda Carmody
PT Therapist .6 FTE – Nicole Marks
Speech Therapist – Erin Biggs, 7 days of service @ 1/200th to provide UDO
services to speech therapists
Speech Therapist – Margaret Bootie, Christy Jones, Bonnie Perkins, Lindsey
Smith
Lowville Elementary School
INSTRUCTOR          PROGRAM          SUPPORT STAFF
Kimberly Andalora     8:1+1        Janet Hooper
Gretchen Anderson    12:1+1        Krysta Ortlieb, Darlene Yousey
Mark Chandler         8:1+1        Caree Turck, Jean Gaines
Erin Gonnella        12:1+1        Cherie Ransome, Sheree Brosk,
                                   Susan Gray, Cindy Aucter, Andrea Moody
Kara Supple            6:1+1       Deborah Seymour, Holly Perry
MSW – Dayna Tiesi
OT Therapist .8 FTE – Jennifer Higgins
OT Therapist – Tina Sullivan
PT Therapist – Diane Miller
Speech Therapist – Anne Boliver
Job Coaches – Nancy Berrus, Shelley Crawford              Vote:   Yes-8 No-0

Regional Academic Summer School July 6-August 14, 2009
 Each instructor will be paid $2,880
 David Andalora, Special Education Instructor
 John Babcock, Math Instructor
 Kevin Eager, Earth Science Instructor
 Andrew Hodge, Social Studies Instructor
 Carrie LaSage, English 11-12 Instructor
 Joseph Lasell, Math Instructor
 Matthew McCarthy, Biology Instructor
 Laurie Mitchell, English 9-10 Instructor


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Kenneth Narburgh, Social Studies Instructor
Bina West, Media Specialist
Jennifer Williams, Physical Education Instructor            Vote:    Yes-8 No-0

Support Staff
Christine Doldo, Teacher Support Person, $1,344
Debra Higgins, Registered Nurse, $2,064
Connie LaClair, Teacher Support Person $1,344               Vote : Yes-8 No-0

Adult Education Summer 2009
Tina Groff, 6 week computer class
July/August 2009
Salary: $19 hour for 12 hours = $228                        Vote:    Yes-8 No-0

Linda Best, Incarcerated Youth
July-August, 2009
Salary: $19 hours for 90 hours = $1,710                     Vote:    Yes-8 No-0

Department of Social Services/Lewis County
Renee Williams, Job Readiness Training Instructor
July-August 2009
Salary: $19 hour for 126 hours = $2,394                     Vote:    Yes-8 No-0

ACT Lab Instructor for July-August, 2009
Cathryn Hall, $19/hr as needed                              Vote:    Yes-8 No-0

Rickey Murtha, Nursing Assistant
Revision on contract from Saturday to Monday and Friday
Salary: $3,360 for 11 days                              Vote:        Yes-8 No-0

Coaching Course Instructors                                                    Coaching Course
Mark Streiff, $38.90 per hour                                                  Instructor for 09-10
                                                                               Mark Streiff
Theories & Techniques, Health Science, Philosophy, Principles & Organization
of Athletics of Education (summer), CPR Basic for new coaches, First Aid Basic
for new coaches, CPR Refresher, First Aid Refresher     Vote: Yes-8 No-0

Brian Oaks, $29.98 per hour                                                          Coaching Course
Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics in Education (Fall)               Instructor for 09-10
                                                                                     Brian Oaks
                                                           Vote: Yes-8 No-0

E-Rate Services for 2009-10                                                         E-Rate Services 09-10
Carmen Jones, $9,800                                        Vote:    Yes-8 No-0 Carmen Jones

Transportation/School Bus Driver Training for 2009-10                            Transportation/School
Charity Gregory, $5,200 + mileage to be billed separately through the claim form Bus Driver Training for
                                                                                 2009-10
process                                                     Vote: Yes-8 No-0

One (1) Occupational Therapist position abolished due to declining enrollment Lay-offs due to low
effective 6/30/09                                                             enrollment
Nicole Kilburn, Occupational Therapist                  Vote: Yes-8 No-0

Due to Carthage and Watertown taking back classrooms, 9 Teacher Support TSP Lay-offs due to low
Personnel (TSP) positions have been abolished under Education Law 3014b. The enrollment and district
                                                                             take back
TSP have recall rights for 7 years.

                                                   10
 Timothy Wiest, Amanda Wilson, Bambi Brown, Shannon Hicks, Brenda Sanford,
 Beverly Allen, Amanda Gaines, Candace Kirch, Kylee Moore
                                                       Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 Due to low enrollment 10 Teacher Support Personnel (TSP) are being abolished
 and staff laid-off. Each has call back rights according to contract – 2 year call
 back list.
 Kimberly Pominville, Tosha McDowell, Cynthia Sheley, Shelby Vrooman,
 Tanya Blake, Marceller Riddick, Torri Chapman, Joanne Guardino, Linda
 Parsons, Lisa Simmons                                      Vote: Yes-8 No-0

 Substitutes                                                               Substitutes
 Special Education                                                         Special Education, BTC
 Jodie Astafan-McIntyre, Rita Disch, Misty Lynn Kafline, Nancy Moser
 BTC
 Suzanne Rowe, summer cleaner                             Vote: Yes-8 No-0

12. Administration Reports                                                      Administration Reports
    For the information of the Board, District Superintendent Boak reviewed the
    meetings that he attended during the month of June:
Highlights of Meetings:
May 12 Catherine Johnson, Legal Council, COR Development Company
       14 Workforce Investment Board – Board of Directors
            St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Board of Education Meeting
       15 Morristown Central School District Superintendent’s Contract
       18 Superintendents’ Cabinet Meeting - HGSTC
            Thousand Islands Board of Education Superintendent Search
            SkillsUSA Banquet - HGSTC
       19 Edwards-Knox Board of Education Superintendent Contract
       20 St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES District Superintendent Contract
       21 PBS Board of Trustees Nominating Committee
       26 Thousand Islands Board of Education Superintendent Search
       27 Perkins IV Meeting – BTC Culinary Arts – 8:30 a.m.
            Bohlen Technical Center National Vocational Technical Honor
            Society Induction, ACES Building, Watertown Campus, 7:00 p.m.
       28 Superintendents’ Monthly Meeting
            793 Meeting – Oneida BOCES
       29 Funeral – Monroe 1 BOCES Superintendent – Brockport, NY
June 1-2 District Superintendents’ Meeting – Albany
      3     Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Committee
      4     Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization Meeting
      9     LaFargeville Groundbreaking Ceremony
      10 HGSTC Awards Day – South Lewis Auditorium – 9:30 a.m.
            JLSBA Annual Meeting Dinner
      11 BTC Awards Day – J.C.C. – 9:00 a.m.
            Special Education Graduation – Administration Building, Conference
            Rooms A&B, Watertown Campus – 6:00 p.m.
      12 Central NY Education Consortium Meeting
      15 New Vision Graduation – Samaritan Keep Home
      16 Career/Technical Director Interviews
      17 BOCES – Board Room – 6:00 p.m.




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Upcoming Events:
June 18 Superintendents’ Meeting
     24 HGSTC Nursing Graduation – Adult Learning Center Conference
           Rooms A&B
     25 BTC Nursing Graduation – North Side Improvement League
     29-30 District Superintendents’ Meeting – Albany, NY
     29 Superintendents’ End of Year Celebration

Administrative Team:
Superintendent Search Process
   As my tenure as the Interim District Superintendent at the St. Lawrence-Lewis
   BOCES comes to a close, I have been working to finalize the contracts of the
   new District Superintendent, as well as, the new Superintendents in
   Morristown and Edwards-Knox. These discussions should be completed by
   June 12, 2009.
   The Thousand Islands Board of Education has selected Mr. Joseph Menard as
   their new Superintendent. Mr. Menard currently serves as the Director of
   Professional Development at the North Syracuse Central School District.
   Attached please find a memorandum of introduction that I prepared for the
   Thousand Islands community and our component Superintendents. Mr.
   Menard begins his new position on July 1, 2009.

Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children
    Several weeks ago I met with Garrison Commander Riddle from Fort Drum to
    discuss an initiative entitled the “Interstate Compact on Educational
    Opportunity for Military Children.” This thirty-six page document was
    developed by the Department of Defense and is designed to “remove barriers
    to educational success imposed on children of military families because of
    frequent moves and deployment of their parents.” As a member of the Board
    of Directors for the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization (FDRLO), I was
    asked to chair a committee to study the implications for implementing the
    Compact. It is important to note that our schools have gone to extraordinary
    lengths over the past several years to accommodate students who transfer into
    our districts from other states and countries. For principals and guidance
    counselors this can be an involved process. New York’s graduation standards
    are rigorous compared to other states and the process of evaluating and
    transferring credit into New York can be complicated. We have only had a
    small number of minor problems over the years where military transfer
    students experienced difficulty in graduating on time. I convened a group of
    our Superintendents who have historically had significant numbers of military
    students enrolled in their districts. We reviewed the Compact and noted a
    number of significant requirements that would be difficult for our schools to
    adhere to. More information was needed before our districts could make an
    informed decision as to whether or not the Compact would benefit their
    students. On May 7, 2009 we held a meeting with the following participants: 5
    superintendents, 2 representatives from the Department of Defense, Governor
    Paterson’s regional representative, Senator Aubertine’s community liaison,
    Senator Aubertine’s Chief of Staff, 2 representatives from the State Education
    Department as well as the Executive Director and Chairperson of the FDRLO
    to seek clarification of the Compact provisions. Representatives from our
    elected officials attended because in order for the compact to be implemented
    in New York State it must become law. Senator Aubertine’s office has drafted
    a bill that if passed and signed by the Governor would become law. This is a
    major item of concern for our schools. The way that the Compact is currently


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    worded it specifies that the provisions of Compact would supersede all other
    laws. In essence if Senator Aubertine’s bill became law it would override all
    existing Education Law and Commissioner’s Regulations. Let me cite just two
    examples where this would create problems in our schools. New York State
    has a compulsory attendance law. If the Compact were to become law,
    districts would be required to allow students an extraordinary number of
    unexcused (illegal) absences when a parent(s) returned from a deployment or
    was preparing to deploy. An additional provision would allow military
    students much more flexibility in producing immunization records. Current
    regulations require students to submit these records prior to being admitted to
    school. Needless-to-say many of the questions raised at the May 7, 2009
    meeting could not be answered at the local level. With that as a back drop a
    list of questions were submitted to the State Education Department for further
    clarification. On June 4, 2009 the FDRLO held its Annual Meeting. At that
    time, I reported on the progress of the committees work regarding the
    Compact. The FDRLO has endorsed the Compact and on June 4, 2009 Senator
    Aubertine introduced a bill (S.5805) which if signed into law would ensure
    that the elements of the Compact supersede existing Education Law and
    Commissioner’s Regulations. The bill is currently in the Senate Rules
    Committee and does not yet have a sponsor in the Assembly. It is important to
    note that our Superintendents’ do not support this bill as it is currently written.
    I will keep you updated as this important issue continues to unfold.

Director of Career, Technical, Adult and Continuing Education Recruitment
Process
   June 5, 2009 was the closing date for receipt of application materials for the
   position of Director of Career, Technical, Adult and Continuing Education.
   Mrs. Dudley’s retirement becomes effective in September. Forty-seven (47)
   candidates have expressed interest in this position. First round interviews are
   scheduled for June 16, 2009. We will invite a representative group of
   Superintendents, principals and staff from both Jefferson and Lewis Counties
   to provide us with feedback during the recruitment process. Our goal is to
   identify a candidate for the July 7, 2009 Board agenda.

Request from COR Development Corporation to Purchase BOCES Property
   We will continue our discussion of the request from the COR Development
   Corporation to purchase a parcel of property from BOCES that is adjacent to
   the Target building in the Towne Center mall. We started this conversation at
   our May 13, 2009 meeting but wanted to ensure that those Board members
   that were unable to attend that meeting could participate in the discussion.

Alternative Education Proposal for Lewis County
    Our Superintendents held their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on May
    28, 2009. One of the items on their agenda was a renewed discussion of the
    level of interest in developing an Alternative High School Program for our
    Lewis County districts. This is a conversation that we have revisited over the
    years. A major stumbling block has been identifying a population large
    enough to ensure that the program is cost effective. Currently the South Lewis
    District is transporting students from Turin, NY to the program on the
    Watertown campus. As the conversation unfolded, it appeared that the number
    of students who could benefit from a Lewis County Program has grown. We
    would need approximately fifteen (15) students to make the program
    economically viable. This would be a diploma-based program requiring that
    we hire a full complement of certified academic teachers, as well as, a
    counselor for at-risk students. Over the next several weeks we will be working
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     with Lewis County Superintendents to determine if an adequate and
     sustainable student population exists to develop a program. I will keep the
     Board updated on our progress as our work unfolds.

     My son, wife and I will be visiting our daughter on July 1-6, 2009. I will be in
     contact with the office on each of those days. Should you need to reach me
     please do not hesitate to contact me by cell phone at (315) 794-8165.

     Assistant Superintendent for Programs Dawn Ludovici distributed information
     to the Board on the June 26, 29 and 30, 2009 Staff Development Days. A
     session will be offered on June 26 by Dr. Paul Vermette, author and education
     professor at Niagara University on “Engaging All Students in Their Own
     Learning.” A follow-up workshop is being planned for the opening of school
     in September 2009. Members of the Board are cordially invited to attend any
     of these workshops.

     Director of Finance B. Greene updated the Board on the Summer Maintenance
     Projects.

 16. No issues or current topics were discussed at this time.                           Issues/Current Topics


 17. On a motion by M. Young, seconded by J. Timerman, the Board voted to Adjournment of mtg at
     adjourn the meeting at 9:16 p.m.                Vote: Yes-8 No-0 9:16 p.m.

 Calendar                                                                               Calendar
 June 24 HGSTC Nursing Graduation, Adult Learning Building, Conference
         Rooms A&B, 10:00 a.m.
      25 BTC Nursing Graduation, North Side Improvement League, 10:00 a.m.
         GED Graduation, Case Middle School, 7:00 p.m.
 July 7 Reorganizational Meeting 6:00 p.m. – Regular monthly meeting 6:45 p.m.

The Reorganizational Meeting and the next regularly scheduled monthly meeting of        Reorganizational
the Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida Board of Cooperative Educational           meeting and next
                                                                                        regularly scheduled
Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at the Jefferson-Lewis      monthly meeting 7/7/09
BOCES, Board Room, Watertown, New York.

Respectfully submitted,



Patricia L. LaClair
Clerk of the Board




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