January 22, 2018 Minutes

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 high school conference room.

 

Board members present:  Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch, John Bannister, Kevin Stefan, Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan, and Margaret (Peg) Gaston

 

Board members absent: Callin Ayers-Tillotson

 

Others present:  Kenneth Ellison, Sheila Eigenbrod, Stacey Tallon, Jon Wilson, Jim Helmicki, Donald Childs, and Mary Jo Pahl

 

Others absent:

 

Visitors: Six (6) per sign in log

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve agenda with additions; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve all items in the consent grouping – BOE minutes from 1/8/18; Sub CSE minutes from 1/4/18, 1/9/18, and 1/11/18; CPSE minutes from 1/9/18 and 1/11/18; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

BUSINESS:

 

  1. Technology Update:

    **        Mrs. Stauber, our Instructional Support Teacher for Technology, presented the attached to the BOE regarding the technology available in District and the ways in which she has become an integral part of assisting Mrs. Pilc, faculty, and students in learning new programs.  This includes the Google Suite of products and various apps.  She answered questions and the Board thanked her for her time and presentation. No action required.

     

  2. Resignations:

    **       Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation of Marilynn Palotti from the 1/3 position for sets and props for the HS play; carried unanimously (6) votes.

     

    **       Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Kevin Stefan to accept the resignation of Kathleen Edwards from the positon of HS Play director; carried unanimously (6) votes.

     

  3. Appointments:

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the increase to 2/3 for Leah Coon to do the sets and props for the HS play upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools; carried unanimously (6) votes.  

     

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the one substitute teaching application as presented for Kasey Beck upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools; carried unanimously (6) votes.

     

    **        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Kevin Stefan to appoint Eric Traugott to the position of HS Play director for the 2017-2018 school year upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools; carried unanimously (6) votes.

     

  4. Maternity Leave:

    **        Moved by John Bannister, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the request for maternity leave as submitted for Ashley McMaster to begin on or about May 14, 2018; carried unanimously (7 votes).

     

  5. Modified Baseball:

**       Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Dan Cleary as an assistant Varsity baseball coach for a period of three weeks at the rate of $650.00 upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools; carried unanimously (6) votes.

 

                       

INFORMATION

 

  1. Monday, February 12 and 26, 2018 BOE meeting dates
  2. Vacant GVEP Board Seat

 

**        Mr. Helmicki filled the Board in on the recent PCS Graduate day which took place in the high school.  Feedback was shared by the graduates focusing on what PCS does well and ways in which we can improve preparing students for life after HS.  He indicated that the format will change a bit in the future based on suggestions from the graduates. He also mentioned the school pride night which is taking place on Wednesday 1/24/18.  This will be senior night and we will showcase the mini hoops program and seniors will honor a teacher or coach who has had a positive impact on them during their time at PCS.

 

**        Mr. Wilson spoke of the after school tutoring program that he has been working on with Mary Eisenhard and Christine Farrell. He wished to express his thanks to both of them for their hard work in developing the program.  Mr. Wilson hopes to begin the program in the near future.  

 

**        Dr. Eigenbrod spoke about the AG program and the high tunnel that the District may be able to obtain through a grant.                      

                       

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to enter executive session at 7:51 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by John Bannister to return to regular session at 8:45 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by John Bannister to return to adjourn at 8:45 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board