January 28, 2019 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – January 28, 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, Margaret (Peg) Gaston, Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan, Callin (Cal) Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board members absent: Kevin Stefan

 

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

 

Others Absent:

 

Visitors: Three (3) per sign in log

 

**        Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve agenda as presented; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve all items in the consent grouping –BOE minutes from 1/14/19; Sub CSE minutes from 1/10/19 and 1/15/19; 504 minutes from 1/10/19 and 1/15/19; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.                CTE Endorsement & Students attending GVEP Update:   

**        Dr. Eigenbrod and Mr. Martelle presented the Board with additional information regarding the Career and Tech Endorsement which was presented to the Board at the previous meeting. They brought information regarding the number of students who currently attend programs at GVEP as of January 2019, along with the number of AP courses which will be offered to students in grades 8-12 in the 19-20 school year.  Information was also presented on a recent course fair held in district to obtain student interest in not only the AP courses that will be offered, but also the programs in which we seek to obtain Career and Tech Endorsement.  The Board asked questions and will discuss this in further detail during executive session.   

 

2.                Acceleration Policy Revision:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to accept the Acceleration Policy as presented by Dr. Eigenbrod with recommended revisions; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

3.                Unpaid Leave:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the unpaid leave request submitted by Donald Cassidy for the period of March 4, 2019 through March 8, 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

4.                Therapy Dog Policy:

**       Dr. Eigenbrod addressed the Board presented the proposed Therapy Dog Policy to the Board, answering questions and getting feedback on items that the Board would like to see noted in the policy.  The proposed changes will be added to the policy. The policy will be added to the February 11, 2019 Board agenda. No action required.

 

5.                Updated Search Policy:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the proposed updates to the district Search Policy as presented; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

INFORMATION

 

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

2.      GVSBA 2019 Legislative Day @ Letchworth Central School

 

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to enter executive session at 7:53 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to return to regular session at 8:50 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        CTE Endorsement:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve district moving forward in the process of obtaining the CTE Endorsement as presented by Dr. Eigenbrod; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Chris Jeffres to adjourn at 8:55 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board