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Oswego, New York 13126
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Agenda for Monday, March 21 BOE Meeting ; Budget Workshop & BOE Meeting Video Available Here

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The Oswego City School District Board of Education regular meeting is Monday, March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Education Center.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows

Oswego City School District Board of Education Education Center March 21, 2011 Agenda 6:00 p.m.

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Moment of Silence

III. STUDENT RECOGNITION

Drake Becksted Reeve Callen Sean Stegemoller Zachary Gerber Michaela Auer Cory Keefe

Claudia Chetney & Brianna Bush

IV. OFFER OF FLOOR TO VISITORS

V. MEET WITH PUBLIC

VI. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by ___________and seconded by ______________ that the Board of Education accept the Consent Agenda as follows:

C-1 Approval of Board of Education Minutes from February 22, 2011

Approve the Board of Education minutes from January 18 and January 25, 2011. C-2 Treasurer’s Reports for the months of December 2010 and January 2011 Approve the Treasurer’s Reports for the months of December 2011 and January 2011, as presented.

C-3 District Financial Reports for the months of December 2010 and January 2011 Approve the District Financial Reports for the months of December 2010 and January 2011, as presented

C-4 Committee on Special Education Recommendations

BOARD OF EDUCATION

B-1 Public Officers Law Compliance Resolution Upon motion made by ______________and seconded by ____________, the Board of Education certifies that only matters authorized by the provisions of Public Officers Law § 105(a-h) as appropriate topics for executive session, and only matters that were identified in the motion that convened the session, were discussed in the executive session just conducted.

B-2 Pupil Instructional Calendar: 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by ________ and seconded by__________, that the Board of Education approves the Pupil Instructional Calendar for the 2011-2012 school year as presented.

B-3 Ratification of Tentative Agreement Between Oswego Classroom Teachers Association and the Oswego City School District (Extension of Current Contract)

Whereas, the Oswego Classroom Teachers Association (known as OCTA) voted to extend the current contract for once year and during that year to freeze unit member salaries; and

Whereas, the OCTA has accepted that salaries, including step movement, shall be frozen meaning there shall be no percentage raise and no step movement for any unit members for the 2011-2012 school year; and

Whereas, all other components of the contract shall remain unchanged during the extension (with the exception of the step movement); and

Whereas, unit members that are on step shall remain on the same step of the schedule in the 2011-2012 year that they held during the 2010-11 school year; and

Whereas, the OCTA has approved a modified retirement requirement that would allow for a 60 day notice allowing members until May 1, 2011 to serve notice of retirement in order to receive the contractual incentives; and

Whereas, the OCTA and the district will mutually withdraw each of its two grievances; and

Whereas, the OCTA and Oswego City School District will bargain in good faith over a successor contract to said one (1) year contract extension.

Therefore be it resolved that upon the recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, that the Oswego City School District Board of Education accept and ratify the agreement between the Oswego Classroom Teachers Association and the Oswego City School District to extend the current OCTA contract for one year with the above modifications being included on a motion made by _________________ and seconded by ____________________

INSTRUCTION I-1 2011 Summer Grant Proposals Upon presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by___________, and seconded by ____________, that the Board of Education grant authorization to implement the following 2011 Summer Grant Proposals: Grant# Grant Participants Title Total Grant Cost 11-01 Katherine Mills, Ben Hall, Mike Mallett Home Tutoring Instructional Units for Global Studies 9 and 10 $1,200 11-02 Kelly Moxley Senteo Response and Every day Mathematics: Unit Reviews $500 11-05 John Garruto and Jennifer Symborski Establishing a Compendium of Research-Based Interventions $425 11-06 Suzanne Fox, Michael Patane, Sarah Therrien, Sue Roik The Common Core State Standards – Phase One; initial integration of the critical areas of instruction $2,880 11-07 Sarah Therrien and Sue Roik Integrating Senteo into the 7th Grade Math Classroom as a Form of Continuous Assessment $1,280 11-08 Rory Malone and James Livingston ELA/Social Studies Interdisciplinary Lesson Planning $1,280 11-10 Meghan Donabella and Korrine LaDuc Community Integration for Students with Special Needs $1,600 11-11 Anna Lombardo Reorganize and set up the Intermediate Book Nook at FLS $900 11-12 Anna Lombardo and Donna Miles Literacy Resource Bank: Just a Click Away $1,600 11-13 Katherine Goolden, Jennifer Smith, Sheena Roberts, Rebecca James Special Education Procedures Manual $1,600 11-14 Carolyn Dehm 6th Grade ELA Test Preparation Practice Questions $800 11-15 Mary Lisk HWT Demonstration on Smartboard $500 11-16 Michele Lloyd, Laura Burger, Holley D’Angelo, Elizabeth Crannell, Robert Vayner Fundamentals of Algebra 2 $1,200 11-18 Sarah Williams and Renee Warren “Gaining Ground”: Preparing to use the Calkins “Units of Study” at the Freshmen Level $1,994 11-19 Elise Davis, Rocco Favuzzi, Catherine Celeste, Fred Ensworth, Chad Platten, Wendy Allen Curriculum Development for Students with Special Needs $3,000 11-20 Stacy Dawson and Diana Proano Utilizing 21st Century Skills $2,217.10 11-21 Terri Stacy and Stacy Devendorf Math Facts Mania $1,200 11-24 Jennifer Heagerty and Alison Guido Smartboard Daily Lessons for Harcourt Phonics/Phonemic Awareness Lessons at Your Fingertips $1,600 11-25 Tracy Klefbeck Reader’s Workshop Reworked! $600 11-27 Dan Rose, Elise Davis, Mike Patane, Ron Ahart, Tara Visca, Peg Holt Co-Teaching Team Interdisciplinary Work Time $3,600 Total $29,976.10

I-2 NEW YORK STATE TEXTBOOK LAW: Oswego City School District, School Year 2010-2011 Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______ and seconded by _______, that the Board of Education approve new textbooks for instructional use in the Oswego City School District, under the New York State Textbook Law, as follows:

School Course Title Publisher ISBN Trinity Reading Touching Spirit Bear Harper Collins 0380977443

PERSONNEL

RETIREMENTS:

P-1. Support Staff Retirement

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: “Whereas, Dorothy Farrell has served the students and staff of this school district for the period September 17, 1986, to the present and has been a most responsible, conscientious, and dedicated staff member in service to the school district; now, therefore, be it “Resolved, that the members of the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District hereby acknowledge the faithful service of Dorothy Farrell upon accepting her resignation for the purpose of retirement from the position of Sr. Typist effective May 31, 2011, and we express our grateful appreciation to her.”

P-2. Support Staff Retirement

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: “Whereas, Barbara Germain has served the students and staff of this school district for the period September 16, 1987, to the present and has been a most responsible, conscientious, and dedicated staff member in service to the school district; now, therefore, be it “Resolved, that the members of the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District hereby acknowledge the faithful service of Barbara Germain upon accepting her resignation for the purpose of retirement from the position of Typist effective August 31, 2011, and we express our grateful appreciation to her.”

P-3. Support Staff Retirement

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: “Whereas, Bonnie Keene has served the students and staff of this school district for the period October 12, 1982, to the present and has been a most responsible, conscientious, and dedicated staff member in service to the school district; now, therefore, be it “Resolved, that the members of the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District hereby acknowledge the faithful service of Bonnie Keene upon accepting her resignation for the purpose of retirement from the position of Cook effective June 30, 2011, and we express our grateful appreciation to her.”

P-4. Support Staff Retirement

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: “Whereas, Lucy Haresign has served the students and staff of this school district for the period January 7, 1987, to the present and has been a most responsible, conscientious, and dedicated staff member in service to the school district; now, therefore, be it “Resolved, that the members of the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District hereby acknowledge the faithful service of Lucy Haresign upon accepting her resignation for the purpose of retirement from the position of School Bus Driver effective June 30, 2011, and we express our grateful appreciation to her.”

PROFESSIONAL STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

P-5. Extra Compensatory Position Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Athletics 2011/12: Position Name Stipend Football, Varsity Head Coach John Finch $7,744

SUPPORT STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

P-6. Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows:

Resignations: Name Title Effective Andrea Shortslef Food Service Helper, part-time 2/11/2011

P-7. Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Leave(s) of Absence: Name Title Effective i. Dorrie Goewey School Bus Attendant, Part-time 1/31/11 – 10/2/11 ii. Karen Delaney Teacher Aide, part-time 4/5/11 – 6/30/11

P-8. Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows:

Probationary: Name Title Salary Effective i. Elizabeth Morgia Teacher Aide, Part-time (repl S Harter) $11.01/hr 3/23/2011 ii. Lori Lawton Food Service Helper, Part-time $11.59/hr 7/1/2011

P-9. Support Staff Recommendations

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, accept the following personnel items as follows: Temporary: Name Title Salary Effective Janet Ducar Library Clerk (repl N King) $8.10/hr 3/11-6/24/2011

P-10 Vacancy Notice Postings – 2010/11 School Year: Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, approve the following vacancies be posted: Title to be Posted Replacement or Rationale for Custodian (2 positions) Internal Transfers Food Service Helper, part-time P-7 Resignation District-wide Team Leaders Contractual

P-11 Substitute and Temporary Employees – 2010/11 School Year:

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William W. Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _______________ and seconded by _______________ that the Board of Education, approve the following persons to serve as substitute and/or temporary employees: Substitute teacher/tutor: Beth Clark, Rachel Cooper, Tina Flansburg, Megan Jones, Meghan Laux, Eric Leusch, Dayna Lunkenheimer, Matthew Makowiec, Therese McAdams, Mary Jane McCarey, Penny Murphy-Potter Substitute teaching assistant: Ryan Kupinski, Courtney Toomey Substitute teacher aide: Shanna Adams, Linda Zollo Substitute school bus attendant: Sharon Dowling, Constance Stauring, Kimberly Sweeting Substitute school bus driver: Harry Farrell, Autumn Koich, Richard Myers, Bradley Wahrendorf Temporary typist, part-time, as needed: Karen Kelly

FINANCE

F-1 Change Order: Kingsford Park Elementary School CO Request #574; Authorization to Process

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____, and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education approve the architect to process Change Order Request #574 for additional abatement (1st floor) and that the Board of Education give authorization to the Assistant Superintendent for Business to sign said change order request, as presented.

PAC & Associates of Oswego, Inc. Change Order Amount of Change Change Order Request #574 $29,904.00

This change order request is issued to provide additional asbestos abatement at KPS-1st floor.

F-2 Change Order: Kingsford Park Elementary School CO Request #594; Authorization to Process

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____, and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education approve the architect to process Change Order Request #594 for additional abatement (ground floor & stairwells) and that the Board of Education give authorization to the Assistant Superintendent for Business to sign said change order request, as presented.

PAC & Associates of Oswego, Inc. Change Order Amount of Change Change Order Request #594 $20,270.25

This change order request is issued to provide additional asbestos abatement at KPS-ground floor and stairwells.

F-3 Change Order: Kingsford Park Elementary School CO Request #596; Authorization to Process

Upon the presentation and recommendation of William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____, and seconded by _____, that the Board of Education approve the architect to process Change Order Request #596 for additional abatement (2nd floor) and that the Board of Education give authorization to the Assistant Superintendent for Business to sign said change order request, as presented.

PAC & Associates of Oswego, Inc. Change Order Amount of Change Change Order Request #596 $21,997.34 This change order request is issued to provide additional asbestos abatement at KPS-2nd floor.

F-4 RENEWAL OF SERVICE AGREEMENT CONTRACT FOR CLASSROOM SPACE FOR SUMMER SCHOOL: Rehab Resources July and August, 2011

Upon presentation and recommendation of Mr. William Crist, Superintendent of Schools, motion made by _____________, and seconded by ___________, that the Board of Education grants authorization for Rehab Resources to provide one integrated special needs classroom for six to eight school age children at Little Lukes. Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy will be provided for all children at no additional fee. The classroom will be available for a total of 30 school days during the months of July and August 2011. The days will be determined by the Oswego City School District.

Rehab Resources shall be paid by the district as and for compensation for space at Little Luke’s for special needs children an amount of $100.00 per day per enrolled child. The total cost of this agreement shall not exceed $24,000.00.

VII. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT Presentation of Superintendent of School 2011-2012 Proposed Budget School Report Card-Cathleen Chamberlain

VIII. ITEMS FROM BOARD

IX. ADJOURNMENT The Oswego City School District Board of Education met Tuesday, February 22 at the Education Center.

The video of the meeting is available by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.


Related Links

  1. 2-22-11 BOE Meeting Video
  2. 3-1-11 Budget Workshop