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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
SPECIAL MEETING FOLLOWED BY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
AUGUST 7, 2017 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

An Executive Session will be held prior to the Special Meeting at 6:45 PM.
 

A G E N D A
 

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call  
    3. Public Comment.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. The Board met following the Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting on July 17, 2017 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing negotiations. No official action was taken.  
    2. The Board met prior to this evening's meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing a personnel matter. No official action was taken.
  3. Please see information on Addendum located at the end of the agenda.
  4. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates

    Please note additional items on the Addendum located at the end of the agenda.

    Consent Agenda
     [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, leave of absence and employment. 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; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    1. Resignation   

      Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Naomi Ramirez, Personal Care Assistant at the Middle School, effective May 25, 2017.
    2. Leave of Absence  
      1. Recommend Board approval of the request of BethAnn Pratte, 2nd Grade Teacher at Yorkshire Elementary, for a medical sabbatical leave for the 2017-2018 school year, as per Policy 338.

      2. Recommend Board approval of the request of MaryBeth Reese, Custodian at East York Elementary, for an unpaid leave of absence for restoration of health effective July 28, 2017, through approximately October 3, 2017.

    3. Employment  


      1. Name:

        Alicia Erickson

        Education:

        Lewistown Area High School, Diploma; Mansfield University of PA, B.S. in Elementary Education

        Certification:

        Grades PK-4

        Contract:

        Temporary Professional Contract

        Salary:

        $54,625 - B.S. – Step 1

        Assignment:

        3rd Grade Teacher – Indian Rock Elementary

        Effective:

        2017-2018

      2. Recommend the employment of Kimberly Boulding as a Personal Care Assistant at the Middle School effective August 14, 2017, at the hourly rate of $10.65, pending employment documents.

      3. Recommend the employment of Charmanique Gingles as a Full-Time Substitute School Nurse for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year, at the salary of $27,312.50 (B.S. – Step 1), pending the issuance of emergency certification by the PA Department of Education (PDE).

      4. Recommend the employment of Ashley Jayne as a Full-Time Substitute Second Grade Teacher at Yorkshire Elementary for the 2017-2018 school year at the salary of $54,625 (B.S. – Step 1).

      5. Recommend the employment of Caleb Schorr as a Seasonal Maintenance Employee at the hourly rate of $8.50, effective on or about August 8, 2017.

  5. Comments and/or Questions from the Public  
  6. Adjournment

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
AUGUST 7, 2017 - 7:00 PM

PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

A G E N D A  

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp, President

    Discussion on Fall 2017 Committee Meeting Schedule 
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Teaching Assignments
    2. Goals Overview
    3. Opening of School Overview
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items being recommended for approval on August 21, 2017.
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2017-18 Bus Routes and Bus/Van Drivers.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the FnP Productions contract in the amount of $2,000 for the Homecoming Dance to be held on October 7, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 pm.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the catering contract in the amount of $4,432.50 with Wisehaven Catering & Events for the Academic Awards Banquet to be held May 14, 2018.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Agreement with Executive Coach, Inc. to take the Ninth Grade class to the African American History Museum in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 for a total cost of $6,600 for five buses.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Agreement with Executive Coach, Inc. to take the Eleventh Grade class to New York to see Miss Saigon on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 for a total cost of $10,375 for five buses.
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  6. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee - Mrs. Schroeder

      The minutes of May 16 are provided.
    2. Policy Review Committee - Mr. Thoman
      1. The minutes of May 2 are provided.
      2. Policies reviewed by committee.
        1. 200    Enrollment of Students
        2. 202    Eligibility of Nonresident Students
      3. Policies reviewed by the administrative team with minor revisions.
        1. 204    Attendance
        2. 209    Health Examinations/Screenings
        3. 209.1 Food Allergy Management
        4. 210    Medications
        5. 210.1 Possession/Use of Asthma Inhalers/Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
        6. 217    Graduation
        7. 218.2 Terroristic Threats
      4. Policies reviewed by the administrative team with no change.
        1. 208    Withdrawal
        2. 211    Student Accident Insurance
        3. 213    Assessment of Student Progress
        4. 215    Promotion and Retention
        5. 218    Student Discipline/Code of Student Conduct
        6. 218.1 Weapons
        7. 221    Dress and Grooming
        8. 233    Suspension and Expulsion
        9. 236    Student Assistance Program
        10. 239    Foreign Exchange Students
        11. 240    Contests
        12. 252    Dating Violence
    3. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit

    The "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of August 1 is provided.
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of July 20 is provided.
  10. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule 
  11. Comments and/or Questions from the Public.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  12. Adjournment

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of each report.

     
    An Executive Session will be held immediately following the meeting.


    ADDENDUM

     

    TO:                Members of the York Suburban School Board
    FROM:          Michele A. Merkle, Ed.D., Superintendent
    DATE:           August 7, 2017
    SUBJECT:    Addendum to the Agenda for the Special Meeting followed by the Planning Committee
                          Meeting of August 7, 2017  

                          III.  Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle

                                 The Administration is recommending Board approval of the addition of the position of Grade                              6-8 Special Education Department Chairperson. This position will provide a structured                                        leadership role at the building level for an important department at a time of transition. The                                 annual cost for the position is $1,600.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote] 

                         IV.  Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates

                                D.  Appointment

                                      1.  Recommend the appointment of Kristi Smith as Grade 6-8 Special Education
                                           Department Chairperson for a 3 year term of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020, to
                                           be reviewed annually, at the stipend of $1,600.

                                       2.  Recommend the appointment of Ryan Bologa as Middle School Co-Assistant
                                            Football #2 Coach at the stipend of $991 which represents 1/2 of Step 1 of the
                                            Extracurricular Salary Schedule.






     

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.