August 24, 2020 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – August 24, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Pavilion Central School District Board of Education was called to order at 7:00 PM by Board President Marirose Ethington in the HS Auditorium.

 

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

 

Board Members Absent: 

 

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

 

Others Absent:

 

Six (6) guest were present as per sign in log.

 

Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson; seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve agenda with additions carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston; seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Corrected Reorganization and Regular BOE minutes of 7/13/2020; Regular BOE minutes of 8/3/2020; CSE minutes of 8/14/2020 and 8/21/2020; CPSE minutes of 8/13/2020; Appropriation and Budget Status Reports for A, C & F funds as of June 2020; Treasurer’s report as of June 2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Pilot  for a new club “Water for the World”:

**       Shannon Campbell addressed the Board with her proposal for a new club in the High School building, “Water for the World”.  She shared a power point presentation with described the goal of the club and what her hopes of what the club could achieve. She requested permission from the Board to approve the club on a one-year trial basis with Mr. Mullin serving as the volunteer advisor.

 

**       Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the club on a one year trial basis with the request for an update on the club’s progress; carried unanimously (7 votes)

 

 2.        School Calendar Change:

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the change to the school year calendar to change the 3/12/2021 superintendent’s conference day to be held on 9/9/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

3.         Resignation: 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to accept the resignation submitted by Cassandra Koepp from the position of bus driver effective 8/6/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Jeff Finch to accept the resignation submitted by Deborah Franz from the position of CSE Secretary effective 8/27/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

4.         PD Plan Adoption for 2020-2021:

**       Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the Professional Development Plan for the 2020-2021 school year as presented by Mr. Ellison; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

5.         Project SAVE Adoption for 2020-2021:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the SAVE Plan as presented for the 2020-2021 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

6.         Student Driving Policy:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the change to the student driving policy to allow students to drive from their home to BOCES as presented by Mr. Ellison for the 2020-2021 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

7.         2020-2021 Attendance Policy:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the updated Attendance Policy as presented by Mr. Martelle; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

8.         2020-2021 Code of Conduct:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the updated Code of Conduct as presented by Mr. Martelle; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

9.         Appointments:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Michael Phillips to the probationary position of Special Education Teacher at the starting contractual salary of $39,000.00 for a teacher with a Master’s Degree effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Amanda Milke to the position of Probationary Full-Time Cleaner at the starting contractual salary of $26,500.00 effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Jonathan Holland as a substitute cleaner; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the two substitute teacher applications as presented for Derek Hagan and Megan Schmeider; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tilltoson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Debra Donhauser to the position of LTS UPK teacher at the starting contractual salary of $19,750.00 effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Amanda Lunden to the position of LTS 1st Grade Teacher at the starting contractual salary of $38,500.00 effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Melissa Staba-Busch to the position of Elementary Social Studies department head for the 2020-2021 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Jordyn Doran to the position of LTS Mathematics teacher at the starting contractual salary of $38,500.00 for a teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Mindy Seeley to the probationary position of Full-Time Bus Driver at the starting contractual salary of $20,500.00 effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to enter executive session at 7:45 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Jeffres, seconded by Jeff Finch to return to regular session at 8:43 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Kevin Stefan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Nicole Palmer to the position of probationary Teaching Assisting for grades K-12 at the starting contractual salary of $17,719.00 effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Coreena Green to the probationary position of CSE Secretary at the starting salary of $34,000.00 effective 9/2/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Kim Howe to the position of substitute bus driver at the salary of $25.99 per hour; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

INFORMATION:   

1.      Monday, September 14 and 28, 2020 BOE meeting dates

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to adjourn at 8:45 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

 

 


Clerk of the Board