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AUGUST 2011 — Volume 10, Issue 2 — FARMINGDALE SCHOOLS

           At the Special Meeting of the Board of Education held on
               August 9, 2011, the following actions were taken:


                          BUSINESS REPORT
      ♦ Approved Stipulation of Settlement for Employee Named in Execu-
        tive Session
                          ITEM FOR ACTION
      ♦ Affirmed the Appointment of Impartial Hearing Officer


                    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
      Recommendation for Approval of:
      ♦ Personnel Items—Instructional (see below)
      ♦ Personnel Items—Non-Instructional (see page 2)
      Personnel Items—Instructional
      ♦ Approved the Leaves of Absence for Melissa Rivera, L.O.T.E. (HS);
        Lesley Garziano (NS); and Allyson Pietronigro, Health (HMS)
      ♦ Approved the Appointment of Kaitlin Bielo, Mathematics (.40) (FHS)
      ♦ Approved the Appointment of Regular Substitutes Andrew Arbocus,
        Science (FHS); Sarah Schubert, Social Studies (HMS); Ruth Cupolo,
        Grade 3 (WWP); Yvonne Piascik, Grade 2 (WWP); Debra Schultz,
        Grade 5 (WWP); Tara Squicciarini, Grade 5 (WWP); Megan Miller,
        Grade 4 (AA); and Stephanie Kaltsas, Grade 3 (NS)
      ♦ Approved a Schedule of Extra-Curricular Activities and Coaching
        Assignments




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Personnel Items—Non-Instructional
♦ Approved a Change in Assignment for Angela Giglio from Account Clark
  Business Office .50 to 1.00
♦ Approved the Termination of Employment of Least Senior Teacher Aides
  and School Montors Due to the Abolition of Positions

                  At the Special Meeting of the Board of Education held on
                     August 31, 2011, the following actions were taken:

                           SUPERINTENDENT’S UPDATE
♦   School Opening
♦   Superintendent’s Conference Day—September 1, 2011
♦   Annual Professional Performance Review Plan
♦   Summer Facilities Projects
           Approved the Minutes of the following Board of Education Special Meetings:
                                July 13, 2011 and August 9, 2011

                                  BUSINESS REPORT
♦ Acceptance for File of Financial Reports:
  • Claims Auditor Report, June and July, 2011
♦ Approval of Contracts and Agreements:
  • Special Education Contracts
  • Edgewater Consulting LLC for State Aid Services
  • Employment Agreement for Unaffiliated Body Hygiene Aide
  • License Agreement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide for the High School Fall Musical
     "All Shook Up"
  • SCOPE to offer PSAT/SAT Preparatory Courses to Farmingdale High School Students
  • Columbia University's Reading and Writing Project Network for Professional Development
     Services (site-based)
  • Columbia University's Teachers College Reading and Writing Project for Professional De-
     velopment Services (at Columbia University)
♦ Employee Benefit Fund
  • CSEA Clerical Custodial Unit
  • CSEA Teacher Aide School Monitor Unit
♦ Award of Bids
  • Graphic Arts
  • Transportation for the Southeast Nassau Transportation Cooperation for the 2011-2012
     School Year
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♦ Declaration of Obsolete Equipment (Computer Equipment; Audiometer;
  Typewriter)
♦ Acceptance of Fiduciary Responsibility for Sports Scholarship Fund from
  Long Island Athletics and Acceptance of Donation to Said Fund
♦ Acceptance of Donations
  • Kevin J. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Friends of Farmingdale Athletics Football Blocking Sled
♦ Approval of Change Order #3, Arrow Steel Window Corp.


                                  ITEM FOR ACTION
♦ Approval of Stipulation of Settlement for Student Named in Executive Session


                           SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Recommendation for Approval of:
♦ Personnel Items—Instructional (see page 4)
♦ Personnel Items—Non-Instructional (see page 4)
♦ Committee on Special Education Placements Report and Acceptance for File of Said Report
♦ Committee on Preschool Special Education Placements Report and Acceptance for File of
   Said Report
Personnel Items—Instructional
•   Approved the Appointment of Shayna Winters, Kindergarten (WWP)
•   Approved the Leave of Absence of Jessica Garncarz, Mathematics (FHS)
•   Approved a Listing of Staff for the Fall 2011 Continuing/Community Education Program
•   Approved a Schedule of Extra-Curricular Activities and Assignments
•   Approved a list of on call, per diem substitute teachers
•   Approved the Appointments of Dr. Clifford B. Swezey, Director of Mathematics and
    Business Education K-12 (Districtwide); and William V. Brennan, Director of Instructional
    Technology and Vocational Education K-12 (Districtwide)
Personnel Items—Non-Instructional
•   Accepted the Resignations of Virginia Nicchia, Accountant, Business Office; and Lawrence
    Berta, Cleaner (HMS)
•   Approved the Appointment of Edwin White, Assistant Head Custodian (HMS) (Returning
    from Leave of Absence)
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•   Approved the Appoinment of Anita Dazzo, Senior Clerk, Purchasing/
    Business Office; Alisa Presti, Senior Typist Clerk, Office of the Director
    of Fine Arts; AnnaMaria Callan, Senior Typist Clerk; and Patricia Tralli,
    Senior Typist Clerk, Office of the Director of Social Studies and ESL (position upgrades to
    conform to increased duties and responsibilities)
•   Approved the Appointment of Joseph Perretta, Head Custodian I (NS)
•   Approved the Reassignment of Mark Knight, Security Aide, Districtwide (12 month position)
    to Farmingdale High School (10 month position)
•   Accepted the Resignation for Purpose of Retirement of Mary Ann Flood (over 30 years),
    Teacher Aide (AA)
•   Accepted the Resignation of Joan Vanasco, School Monitor (HMS); and Pamela Valente,
    Teacher Aide (HMS)
•   Approved a Schedule of Teacher Aide and School Monitor Appointments for the 2011-2012
    School Year

                    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND ACTION
♦ Authorization to Set Tax Levy for the 2011-2012 School Year
♦ Amendment to the Authorized General Fund Reserves for the Period Ending June 30, 2011
♦ Property Tax Exemptions:
    •   Senior Citizens with Limited Income
    •   Persons with Disabilities and Limited Income
    •   Volunteer Firefighter and Ambulance Workers
        ◊   Five Years of Service
        ◊   Unremarried Spouses of Those Killed in the Line of Duty
        ◊   Unremarried Spouses of Deceased Members
    •   Capital Improvements to Residential Buildings
    •   Capital Improvements to Business Buildings
    •   First Time Home Buyers

                               ITEM FOR DISCUSSION
♦ Draft Annual Professional Performance Review




                 Barbara J. Horsley, Editor                 Marie Lovisa, Graphics

								
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