Lyons School Board – June 24, 2014

 

(Unofficial until approved)

Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent recommended that the Board of Education go into Executive Session to discuss the medical, financial, credit or employment history of a particular person or corporation or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal, or removal of a particular person or corporation, any matter which may disclose the identity of a law enforcement agent or informer and collective negotiations pursuant to article fourteen of the civil service law.

Moved by Nancy Sheremeta, Seconded by Julie Bliek and CARRIED that the Board of Education go into Executive Session.

6 Ayes

The Board of Education went into Executive Session at 6:01 p.m.

Mr. Brent Cooley, Labor Relations Specialist was asked to enter Executive Session.

Howie Albrecht entered Executive Session at 6:28 p.m.

Mr. Cooley left Executive Session at 6:46 p.m.

Moved by Julie Bliek, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education come out of Executive Session.

7 Ayes

The Board came out of Executive Session at 7:00 p.m.

A regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Lyons Middle/High Library, 10 Clyde Road, Lyons, New York.

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Julie Bliek and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the following retirement resolution:

Whereas, the Lyons Central School District Board of Education believes our quality of life is dependent upon citizens who are well educated and prepared for their role as members of a democratic and world class society and Whereas, Mrs. Rebecca E. Gamba by her devoted service as the Lyons Grant Writer played an essential role in support of the district’s mission to enable each child to become a productive member of society.  Be it therefore resolved that Mrs. Rebecca E. Gamba be recognized in appreciation for her dedicated and commendable service to the children and families of the Lyons School community and that her contribution of time, talent, and involvement be recognized as having been a vital asset to the ongoing quest to accomplish our mission and Be it further resolved that this commendation be memorialized in the minutes of the Board of Education meeting held on the twenty fourth day of June Two Thousand and Fourteen.

7 Ayes

Mike Pangallo, Assistant Superintendent for Business thanked Mrs. Gamba for her 11 ½ years of service to the Lyons Central School District and bringing in over $40 million of competitive grants.

Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent also thanked Mrs. Gamba for her service and shared that with every grant that Mrs. Gamba wrote she always had kids in mind.

Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent and the Board Vice-President shared some thoughts on Rich’s eight years as a Board member and Board President.

A certificate and gift were presented to Rich Henry by Denise Dzikowski that read, On behalf of the Board of Education, we would like to thank you for your commitment and dedication to the students, faculty and community of the Lyons Central School District as a member of the Lyons Board of Education July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2014.

A brief reception was held for Mr. Henry and Mrs. Gamba.

Moved by Hope Alexanian, Seconded by Julie Bliek and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve minutes for June 10, 2014.

6 Ayes

1 abstain – Howie Albrecht

Moved by Hope Alexanian, Seconded by Julie Bliek and CARRIED that the Board of Education accept the following :

  1. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes May 15, 2014.
  2. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes May 20, 2014.
  3. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes May 21, 2014.
  4. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes May 28, 2014.
  5. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes June 5, 2014.
  6. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes June 11, 2014.
  7. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes June 12, 2014.
  8. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes June 16, 2014.
  9. Lyons Committee on Special Education minutes June 17, 2014.

7 Ayes

Moved by Hope Alexanian, Seconded by Rich Henry and CARRIED that the Board of Education  accept a letter from Ms. Nicole Bly, 30 Canal Woods, Rochester, New York 14626 requesting an extension of her unpaid child rearing leave from September 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

7 Ayes

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education Recommend approve the following coaching assignment for the 2014-2015 Fall Sports Season:

J.V. Volleyball Coach                         Paul DiSanto

7 Ayes

Moved by Julie Bliek, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve Ms. Hannah Stephan, 615 Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls, New York 13148 as a substitute teacher, assistant, aide, or monitor for grades UPK-6 effective May 28, 2014.  (Certified-Initial/Social Studies 7-12) Security clearance documentation has been received.

7 Ayes

Moved by Julie Bliek, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the termination of Ms. Stephanie Carr-Carnevale, 121 West Dezeng Street, Clyde, New York 14433 as the RTTT part-time Teachers Aide effective June 25, 2014.

7 Ayes

Moved by Howie Albrecht, Seconded by Hope Alexanian and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the following requests for transportation to Burton Road School, Burton Road, Lyons 14489 for the 2014-2015 school year, pending room on bus, from:

  1. Mr. Melvin Shetlers, 4248 Maple Street Road, Lyons, New York 14489 for Rosie Shetler (7th grade), Henry Shetler (4th grade), and Raymond Shetler ( 2nd grade).
  2. Mr. Dan Miller, 3201 Maple Street Road, Lyons, New York 14489 for David Miller (2nd grade).
  3. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hershberger, 3183 Lembke Road, Lyons, New York 14489 for Jocob Hershbert (th grade), Lydiann Hershberger (5th grade), Raymond Hershberger (3rd grade) and Katie Hershberger (1st grade).

7 Ayes

Wendy Odit, District Clerk shared with the Board of Education the schedule of the meeting times for the 2014-2015 Board of Education meetings.

Moved by Nancy Sheremeta, Seconded by Hope Alexanian and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the following Summer Athletic Programs:  Boys/Girls Basketball, Baseball, Wrestling, Tennis, Football, Cross County, Track, Cheerleading, Softball, Golf, Volleyball and Soccer.  (Mr. Steve Veeder).

7 Ayes

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education accept a donation from the Sixth Grade Enrichment class of approximately 48 pavers, mulch and flowers for the Lyons Elementary Butterfly Garden. (Mrs. Angie Parker’s class).

7 Ayes

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Paul Fera and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the following 2014 Curtain Call positions:

1.         Administrator/Administrative Assistants:

a.         Mr. Mark Wlodarczyk, 2512 Middle Sodus Road, Lyons, NY

b.         Ms. Richelle Coons, 64 Maple Street, Lyons, NY

c.         Ms. Sara List, 4711 Pilgrimport Road, Lyons, NY

2.         Anchors

a.         Larry Ann Evans, 55 Cherry Street, Lyons, NY 14489.

b.         Brandon Becker, 11 Layton Street, Lyons, NY 14489.

c.         Rebecca Pezzulo, 6469 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521

d.         Alisha Schneider, 193 Canal Street, Lyons, NY 14489

3.         Associate Anchor

a.         George Bastedo, 10768 Anstee Road, Clyde, NY 14433

b.         Lisa Casalmir, 4886 Pilgrimport Road, Sodus, NY 14551

  1. Andrew Castellano, 70 Davis Parkway, Clyde, NY 14433
  2. Garrett Coons, 64 Maple Street, Lyons, NY 14489
  3. Olivia Howard, 443 West Miller Street, Newark, NY 14513
  4. Kristin McCormack, 11 Layton Street, Lyons, NY 14489
  5. Marie Savage, 39 Phelps Street, Lyons, NY 14489

4.         Apprentices

a.         Brennan Bastedo, 62 West Geneses Street, Clyde, NY 14433

b.         Mikayla Bastian, 2203 Route 14N, Lyons, NY 14433

c.         Alex Calvo, 55 Cherry Street, Lyons, NY 14489

d.         Rhea Hayes, 34 Jackson Street, Lyons, NY 14489

e.         Elizabeth Kline, 611 Colton Ave., Newark, NY 14513

f.          Beth McGory, 158 Canal Street, Lyons, NY 14489

g.         Demetro Perry, 163 Geneva St., Lyons, NY 14489

h.         Emily Snyder, 76 Catherine Street, Lyons, NY 14489

i.          Amalia VanHall, 4419 Smith Road, Marion, NY 14505

7 Ayes

Moved by Julie Bliek, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education approve the following 2014 LEAP Summer positions, pending receipt of security clearance documentation:

1.         Teen Staff:

Kirstyn Cole, 75 Maple Street, Lyons

Adam Vanbuskirk, 41 Shuler Street, Lyons

Lorenzo Carithers, 14 Maple Street, Lyons

Jasmin Hughes, 29 Butternut Street, Lyons

Jordan Moon, 28 Bear Street, Lyons

Lacey Smith, 88 Maple Street, Lyons

Carissa Wilhelm, 55 Geneva Street, Lyons

Steven Brendlinger, 8207 Gristmill Dr., Lyons

Cody Dizmang, 8215 Westphal Pky, Lyons

Emily Sawtelle, 83 William Street, Lyons

Alivia Chardeen, 11 Foster Street, Lyons

Rebecca Bacon, 7121 Old Lyons Road, Lyons

Erica Hunt, 7988 Debusse Road, Lyons

Bailey MollenKopf, 60 Maple Street, Street

Sherece Smallwood, 86 Broad Street, Lyons

Amari Linzy Richardson,108 Geneva Street, Lyons

Phil Loson, 143 Layton Street, Lyons

Tarah Granger,59 Jackson Street, Lyons
Damion Scott, 41 Lawrence Street, Lyons

Allicia Murell, 32 Catherine Street, Lyons

Kayla Upchurch-Webb, 156 Canal Street, Lyons

Mia Palone, 2480 Layton Street, Lyons

Aaron Conlin,             120 Canal Street, Lyons

Mathias Smith, 86 Montezuma Street, Lyons

Seth Spencer, 7601 Old Lyons Road, Lyons

Damon Hunter, 83 Canal Street, Lyons

McKenna Carr, 313 Clairmont Park, Palmyra

Aides:

Ashley Williamson, 110 Phelps Street, Lyons

Betty Fiqueroa, 84 Montezuma Street, Lyons

Angel Hill-Wright, 9 Madison Street, Lyons

Jessica Desius, 111 Geneva Street Apt 2, Lyons

Keysha Liz Roque Correa, 25 Spencer St Apt 2, Lyons

  1. Senior Aide and Aide

Vaughn Faison, 86 Broad Street, Lyons

Johnny Hill, 4433 Route 14 Lyons

Senior Aide

Jody Swann, 37 Layton Street, Lyons

Nate Hawver, 604 Pierson Ave., Newark,

Mark DeCracker, 336 Pleasant Valley Road, Lyons

Marie Loson, 143 Layton Street, Lyons,

Towanda Scott, 41 Lawrence Street, Lyons

Randolph Scott, 41 Lawrence Street, Lyons

Deana Tuck, 28 Bear Street, Lyons

5.         Instructor

Colleen Boardman, 224 E. Foster Street, Palmyra

Cherilyn Bellinger, 1779 Ross Road, Lyons,

Maryanne Whyte, 6566 Hunters Point Road, North Rose

Camille Santagelo, 361 W. Water Street Alloway, Lyons

Violanda Kise, 149 Layton Street, Lyons

Beau Watson, 46 Cherry Street, Lyons

Molly Thurston, 126 Strang Road, Waterloo

Debbie Bastian, 2203 Route 14 Lyons

Phil Precourt, 8215 Grist Mill Drive, Lyons

Janeen Petty, 2304 Maple Street Road, Lyons

7 Ayes

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Rich Henry and CARRIED that the Board of Education adopt the following resolutions:

Whereas, the Lyons Central School District, has determined that for reasons of economy and efficiency it is necessary to abolish certain positions.

Resolved, that the Board of Education hereby abolished positions as follows:

Section 1.  Resolved that the Board of Education hereby abolished positions in the following tenure areas effective June 30, 2014:

Science tenure area                                                      1.0 full time equivalent

Teaching Assistant                                                     4.5 full time equivalents

Section 2.  it is further resolved, that the Board has determined that the services of the following individuals shall be discontinued effective June 30, 2014 in accordance with Section 3012 of Education Law as they are determined to be the least senior teacher in their respective tenure areas:

Science Tenure Area                                                   Michael Consadine

Teaching Assistants                                                    Mary Cree

(listed in order of                                            Tim Stone

least to most senior)                                       Sandy Amrose (0.5 FTE)

Elise Gaylord

Janeen Petty

Where multiple names are listed the first name is the least senior teacher in that tenure area and the second teacher listed is the next least senior et cetera with the last name on the list possessing the greatest seniority within the individuals listed.

Section 3.  Be it further resolved that the Board has determined that none of the individuals named in Section 2 above have tenure or probationary status in any additional tenure area created by Part 30 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, and thus have no right to transfer to any position in a different tenure area; and

Section 4.  Be it further resolved that the individuals named in Section 2 above, shall be placed upon a preferred list of eligibles for recall to a position for a period of seven (7) years from the effective date of the layoff pursuant to Education Law Section 3013.

Section 5.  The Superintendent of Schools is hereby directed to notify, in writing, each individual in Section 2, above of the information contained in this resolution, including placement of their name on a preferred eligible list for re-employment.

7 Ayes

Moved by Andy Richardson, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education adoopt the following resolution:

Whereas, the Lyons Central School District, has determined that for reasons of economy and efficiency it is necessary to abolish positions in the classified civil service area.

Resolved, that the Board of Education hereby abolished positions as follows:

Section 1.  It is further resolved, that the Board has determined that the services of the following individuals shall be discontinued effective June 30, 2014 in accordance with Education Law as they are determined to be the least senior staff member in their respective areas:

Teacher Aides                                                             Angel Hill-Wright

–(listed in order of                                                      Lisa Casalmir

Least to most seniority)

Section 2.  Be it further resolved that the individuals named in Section 5, above, shall be placed upon a preferred list of eligibles for recall to a position pursuant to Lyons Support Staff Association contract or Civil Service Law for a period of:

Aides                                       three (3) years from effective date of the layoff.

The Superintendent is hereby directed to notify, in writing, each individual above of the information contained in this resolution, including placement of their name on a preferred eligible list for re-employment.

Be it further resolved, that the Superintendent of Schools is hereby authorized and directed to take such additional action as is necessary to implement this resolution so to comply with the Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission of the County of Wayne, policies of the Board of Education and terms and conditions of existing negotiated agreements.

7 Ayes

Andy Richardson, Board Member asked about the Athletic Director becoming a stipend position again.  The discussion is that it is still ultimately up to the board and they do not want it to negatively affect kids.  Additional times will be spent by Administration looking at details and potential transitional needs before look at it again.

Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent attended some activities at the Elementary school this week.  The year-end picnic was held and the fire department came.  It was a huge success.  Kindergarten graduation was Tuesday and the Elementary Awards were given.  A lot of positive things going on at the Elementary School.

Moved by Paul Fera, Seconded by Nancy Sheremeta and CARRIED that the Board of Education accept the following resolutions:

WHEREAS, the following administrators have completed trainings which meet the requirements of the 8 NYCRP 30-2.9 and the Lyons Annual Professional Performance Review Plan (APPR) for certification as a Lead Evaluator of teachers:

Nelson Kise, Principal

  1. Mark Clark, Principal
  2. Libarid Alexanian, Assistant Principal
  3. Greg Baker, Director of Educational Services
  4. Steve Veeder, Athletic Director
  5. Jay Roscup, Grant Program Administrator

WHEREAS, the following administrator has completed trainings which meet the requirements of 8 NYCRR 30-2.9 and the Lyons Annual Professional Performance Review Plan (APPR) for certification as a Lead Evaluator of principals:

  1. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent

BE IT RESOLVED, that, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, that the above listed administrators (1-6) be certified as a Lead Evaluators of teachers and that the above listed administrator (1) be certified as Lead Evaluator of principals.

6 Ayes

1 abstain – Hope Alexanian

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