April 13, 2020 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – April 13, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Pavilion Central School District Board of Education was called to order at 7:03 PM by Board President Marirose Ethington.

 

An audio link from this meeting is shown below

 

https://e2ccb-gst.zoom.us/rec/share/2tA2frfxrzlLeYHgyWTeGbR6E5nCeaa80Xcb_Ptemhn1OTjaJs8UtJ06ojKiseFc?startTime=1586819554000

 

 

Board Members present: Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch, Margaret Gaston, Callin Ayers-Tillotson, Chris Jeffres, and Kevin Stefan

 

Board Members Absent:  Becky Dziekan

 

Others Present: Sheila Eigenbrod, Jon Wilson, Charles Martelle, Stacey Tallon, Kenneth Ellison, Donald Childs and Mary Jo Pahl

 

Others Excused:

 

Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch; seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve agenda with additions carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres; seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Regular BOE minutes of 3/23/2020; Sub-CSE minutes of 3/31/2020 and 4/2/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Resignation:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, to accept the resignation of Carly Morgan from the position of English Teacher effective 6/30/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 2.        Tenure Appointments:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan to grant tenure, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to Rebecca Owens in the area of Science Teacher effective 9/1/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to grant tenure, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to Timothy Mead in the area of Mathematics Teacher effective 10/20/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to grant tenure, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to Anna Lynah in the area of School Social Worker effective 9/1/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

3.         Appointment: 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Jeff Finch, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Shelby LaMond to the position of School Psychologist at the starting salary of $45,000.00 for the 2020-2021 school year effective 7/1/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

4.         BOCES Board Member Election:

**       Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to cast ballots for David DeLaVergne (incumbent), Ed Engel (incumbent), Ernest Haywood (incumbent), and William Kane (incumbent),  as BOCES board members who are residents of  Pavilion CSD, Oakfield CSD, Bergen CSD, and York CSD respectively; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

5.         BOCES Admin Budget for 2020-2021:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the Administrative budget of the Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services for 2020-2021 in the amount of $2,867,051; carried unanimously. (6 votes). 

 

6.         Board Date Change:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve the change in Board meeting dates to move the 4/27/2020 meeting date to 5/4/2020, with this being the only meeting to be held in May as of right now; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Sheila, Charles, Jon and Stacey each spoke to the Board about the strategies being used to help the students and their families adjust and succeed during this difficult period. They detailed the various methods used to date so that the students and their families have needed materials and to ensure that they know that they are not alone during this period.  They also were very thankful to the faculty that have worked tirelessly to ensure that the students and their families know what to expect and when to expect it.  Stacey indicated due to the hard work and effort of Cathy Cerefin, all CSE and 504 meetings have occurred within NYSED mandated timelines. Ms. Cerefin was fundamental in scheduling the meetings and making sure that all participants were invited. All administrators are very proud of the way our faculty and staff have worked diligently to meet the needs of our community. Many community members have commented to Board members that the teachers are very accessible during this time and are doing very well.  Great job everyone!

 

INFORMATION:   

 

1.      Monday, May 4, 2020 BOE meeting dates

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Chris Jeffres to adjourn at 8:37 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

 

 


Clerk of the Board