January 14, 2019 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – January 14, 2019

 

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 Board of Education conference room.

 

Board members present:  Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch, Kevin Stefan, Margaret (Peg) Gaston (7:01), Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan, Callin (Cal) Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board members absent:

 

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

 

Others Absent:

 

Visitors: One (1) per sign in log

 

**        Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve agenda with additions; carried unanimously (7 votes)

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve all items in the consent grouping –BOE minutes from 12/1718; Sub CSE minutes from 12/11/18; 12/13/18; 12/18/18; 12/19/18; 1/3/19; and 1/8/18; CPSE minutes from 12/11/18; 12/18/18; 1/3/19; and 1/8/19; 504 minutes from 12/11/18; 12/18/18; and 1/3/19; Appropriation and Budget Status Reports for A, C & F funds as of November 2018; Treasurer’s report as of November 2018; carried unanimously (7 votes)

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.                Mid-Year Technology Update:   

**        Mrs. Stauber presented the Board with the slide show that is attached to these minutes and answered questions, the Board thanked her for the presentation.  No action required.

 

2.                Social Media at PCS:

**        Mr. Wilson and Mr. Martelle presented the Board with the below information regarding the ways in which the District will be utilizing social media.

 

Social Media Procedures

 

Goals:  

1.      To celebrate the positive learning experiences going on at Pavilion CSD

2.      To promote and publicize extracurricular activities

 

 

 

 

Medium:

Twitter:

The MS/HS and Elementary pages are already established and these will remain separated and run by administrators.

Twitter:

The MS/HS and Elementary pages are already established and these will remain separated and run by administrators.

Twitter:

The MS/HS and Elementary pages are already established and these will remain separated and run by administrators.

 

Facebook: The Gopher Events page will be renamed to Pavilion Gopher Pride. The page currently has 444 followers, and will be the K-12 medium used to achieve the goals.

 

Instagram: The Instagram account will be established in order to best achieve our goals with students. Students use Instagram more than other mediums. This will be done exclusively among the MS/HS administration.

Facebook:  

The Gopher Events page will be renamed to Pavilion Gopher Pride.  The page currently has 444 followers, and will be the K-12 medium used to achieve the goals.  

m:

The Instagram account will be established in order to best achieve our goals with students.  Students use Instagram more than other mediums. This will be done exclusively among the MS/HS administration.

acebook:  

The Gopher Events page will be renamed to Pavilion Gopher Pride.  The page currently has 444 followers, and will be the K-12 medium used to achieve the goals.  

Instagram:

The Instagram account will be established in order to best achieve our goals with students.  Students use Instagram more than other mediums. This will be done exclusively among the MS/HS administration.

 

Responsibilities and Access:

 

Administrators will all have access to all social media pages

 

The MS/HS Raptor Receptionist will have access in order to post event updates, varsity athletic scores.

Caylin DePuy will have access to the FB page and will continue to post updates as she has been doing for two years.  

 

The Athletic Director will also have access to post images from various sporting events.  

 

A wide network of people will also be encouraged to send pictures and updates of various things which may achieve our goals.  Coaches and advisors will be encouraged to send messages for posting and to acquire images from parents/fans.  JV coaches can also take pictures to send for our use on social media.  Only the individuals with access to the pages (admin/receptionist) will have access to the accounts for posting to the sites.

 

Teachers will also be encouraged to send pictures, or invite administrators to photograph and post various classroom activities which align with our goals.  

 

Pavilion Gopher Pride

@Pavilion_MSHS

@PCS_Elementary

Pavilion Gopher Pride

 

3.                Appointments:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the three substitute teaching applications as presented for Clare McKoene, Christian Baller and Madelyn Smith; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Laurie Fisher to a long-term Social Studies substitute teacher position starting on January 28, 2019 for a period of 8 – 10 weeks; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve Jennifer Lang to the position of tutor for the 2018-2019 school year effective 1/9/19; carried unanimously (7 votes). 

 

4.                CTE Accreditation Process:

**       Dr. Eigenbrod addressed the Board regarding the possibility of the District obtaining CTE Endorsement through the State in the areas of Agricultural Education and Business and Marketing Education and possibly Family and Consumer Sciences Education. She shared information regarding advantages such a program would provide along with the steps needed to obtain the endorsement.  She explained the costs involved in the District pursuing this and the potential savings that the District would realize by having this endorsement for our students to receive the CTE endorsement in house.  This item will be reviewed by the Board in more detail and will be addressed at the January 28, 2019 Board meeting. No action required.

 

5.                Accept Donation:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to accept the donation of a Wonderpack + Free Creative Accessory Pack, a PD Bundle: Introduction to Coding & Robotics with Dash & Dot-Course and Dash Robot and a Dot creativity Kit & Free Creative Accessories valued at $749.46 donated by Chip Saari of Saari Services LLC, & CW Electrical Services, LLC with many thanks; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

INFORMATION

 

1.      Monday, January 28, February 11 and 25, 2019 BOE meeting Dates

2.      Winter BOE member primer

3.      GVSBA 2019 Legislative Day @ Letchworth Central School

 

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to enter executive session at 8:12 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to return to regular session at 8:57 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to adjourn at 8:57 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board