BERNARDS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION

BASKING RIDGE, NEW JERSEY

REGULAR BOARD MINUTES INDEX

MAY 3, 2004

OATH OF OFFICE/ELECTION OF OFFICERS 7:00 P.M.

EXECUTIVE SESSION 7:30 P.M.

REGULAR SESSION 8:00 P.M.

CEDAR HILL SCHOOL

 

 

I.          Salute to Flag - 7:00 p.m. - Cedar Hill All-Purpose Room – page 225

 

II.         Statement of Public Meeting Notice – page 225

 

III.       Statement of Election Results – page 225

 

IV.       Oath of Office – page 225

 

V.        Roll Call of New Board – page 225

 

VI.       Election of Board President – page 226

 

VII.      Election of Board Vice President – page 226

 

VIII.     Sexual Harassment Training – Assistant Superintendent Regina Rudolph

            page 226

 

IX.       Executive Session - 7:37 p.m. - Board Conference Room – page 227

 

X.        Regular Session - Call to Order - 8:05 p.m. - Cedar Hill School All-Purpose

            Room – page 227

 

XI.       Reorganization of the Board

 

            1)         Approve Designation of the Bernardsville News as Official Newspaper

                        2004-05 School Year – page 227

            2)         Appoint School District Auditors 2004-05 School Year – page 227

            3)         Appoint Board Attorney 2004-05 School Year – page 227

            4)         Appointment of Public Law 504 Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities

Act Coordinator, Affirmative Action Officer, New Jersey State Integrated Pest Management Coordinator, Attendance Officer, and Public Agency Compliance Officer and Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act Coordinator – page 228

            5)         Appoint Architect of Record 2004-05 School Year – page 228

            6)         Appoint Insurance Brokers of Record 2004-05 School Year – page 228

            7)         Appoint Treasurer of School Monies 2004-05 School Year – page 228

            8)         Adopt Bylaws, Policies and Job Descriptions 2004-05 School Year –

                        page 228

            9)         Adoption of Curriculum Guides and Textbooks 2004-05 School Year –

                        page 228

            10)       Approve Board Meeting Schedule 2004-05 School Year – page 229

            11)       Approve Business Administrator to Sign Checks, Withdraw Funds and       Invest Funds 2004-05 School Year – page 230

            12)       Approve Statements of Newsletters 2004-05 School Year – page 230

            13)       Designate Personnel to Sign Checks 2004-05 School Year – page 230

            14)       Acknowledge Parent Groups/Organizations Affiliated with District

                        Schools for the 2004-05 School Year – page 231

            15)       Approve Use of State Contracts 2004-05 School Year – page 231

 

XII.      Student Representative’s Report – page 232

 

XIII.     Superintendent’s Report

 

            1)         2004 Governor’s Teachers of the Year Recognition – page 232

            2)         Recognition of Parent Volunteers (Tabled) – page 232

            3)         Principals Report on Climate Surveys – page 232

            4)         Approve Enrollment of Staff Members’ Children 2004-05 School Year –

                        page 232

 

XIV.    President’s Report – page 233

 

XV.      Public Forum on Agenda Items – page 233

 

XVI.    Approval of Minutes – page 233

 

XVII.   Committee Reports

 

Finance

 

1)         Approve List of Disbursements for May 3, 2004 – page 234

2)         Acknowledge Receipt of March 2004 Financial Reports – page 234

3)         Approve Line Item Transfers to 2003-04 Budget – page 234

4)         Approve Disposal of Textbooks – page 236

5)         Approve Disposal of Equipment – page 236

6)         Acknowledge Receipt of Bids for Abatement of Asbestos at

            William Annin Middle School – page 237

7)         Award Bid to J.R. Contracting and Environmental Consulting, Inc.

            page 237

8)         Acknowledge Receipt of Bids for Abatement of Asbestos at

            Liberty Corner School – page 237

9)         Award Bid J.R. Contracting and Environmental Consulting, Inc.

            page 237

10)       Acknowledge Receipt of Bids for Replacement of Boilers at William Annin Middle School – page 237

11)       Reject all Bids & Alternates for Replacement of Boilers at William

            Annin Middle School – page 237

12)       Acknowledge Receipt of Bids for Replacement of Boilers at Liberty

            Corner School – page 238

13)       Reject all Bids & Alternates for Replacement of Boilers at Liberty

            Corner School – page 238

14)       Acknowledge Receipt of Combined Bids for Replacement of Boilers

            at William Annin Middle School and Liberty Corner School – page 238

15)       Award Bid CJ Vanderbeck – page 238

16)       Accept of Out-of-District Tuition Student 2003-04 School Year –

            page 238

17)       Approve Resolution Exterior Windows Cedar Hill, Oak Street and

            Liberty Corner Schools – page 239

18)       Approve Contract with Somerset County Educational Services

            Commission for Nonpublic School Services 2004-05 School Year –

            page 239

19)       Approve Contract with Educational Data Services, Inc. for Bidding & Right-to-Know Services 2004-05 School Year – page 239

20)       Approve Municipal Tax Schedule 2004-05 School Year – page 239

           

            Personnel

 

1)         Accept Resignation Richard Hildebrand Physical Education/Health Teacher William Annin Middle School – page 240

2)         Accept Resignation Kristen Winters-Johnson Special Education Teacher William Annin Middle School – page 240

3)         Accept Resignation Jane Kunzman Art Teacher Ridge High School –

            page 240

4)         Accept Resignation Tracy Blanchard Social Studies Teacher William Annin Middle School  - page 240

5)         Accept Resignation Pedro Rocha Spanish Teacher Ridge High School –

            page 241

6)         Accept Resignation Kathryn Weck Science Teacher Ridge High School –

            page 241

7)         Accept Resignation Darlyne Pieper Grade 3 Teacher Cedar Hill School –

            page 241

8)         Accept Resignation Dan Bender Special Education Teacher Cedar Hill School – page 241

9)         Accept Resignation Nicola Vitiello Language Arts Teacher Ridge High School – page 241

10)       Accept Resignation Kevin Colquitt Special Education Teacher Ridge High School – page 241

11)       Accept Resignation Sarah Galante Grade 3 Oak Street School – page 241

12)       Accept Resignation Karen Barlow Permanent Substitute Oak Street School – page 241

13)       Accept Resignation Rebecca Eines Grade 3 Teacher Oak Street School –

            page 241

14)       Accept Resignation Matthew Cohen Math Teacher Ridge High School –

            page 241

15)       Accept Resignation Joseph Roussey Permanent Substitute Ridge High School – page 241

16)       Approve Maternity Leave of Absence and Accept Resignation Lisa Kiel, Supervisor of Science – page 241

17)       Approve Maternity Leave of Absence Denise Turner Instructional Support Oak Street School – page 241

18)       Approve Extension of Child Care Leaves for the 2004-05 School Year –

            page 242

19)       Approve Change in Assignments for the 2003-04 School Year – page 242

20)       Appoint Dori Cohn Computer Teacher Oak Street School 2003-04 School Year – page 242

21)       Approve Katie Milito Permanent Substitute Mount Prospect School 2003-04 School Year – page 243

22)       Approve John Cooney Permanent Substitute Ridge High School 2003-04 School Year – page 243

23)       Approve Catherine Vermillion Instructional Aide Liberty Corner School  2003-04 School Year – page 243

24)       Approve Extracurricular Assignments 2003-04 School Year – page 243

25)       Approve Individual to Teach Staff College 2003-04 School Year – page 243

26)       Appoint Mentors for Classified Students 2003-04 School Year – page 243

27)       Approve Substitute Teachers 2003-04 School Year – page 244

28)       Approve Mini-Unit Instructor 2003-04 School Year – page 244

29)       Approve Teachers Jump Start Program Summer 2004 – page 244

30)       Approve Placement of Student Interns 2004-05 School Year – page 244

31)       Note a List of Non-Renewed Certificated Personnel – page 244

32)       Appoint Professional Staff for the 2004-05 School Year – page 245

33)       Ratification of 2004-07 Contract Between Bernards Township Education Association and the Bernards Township Board of Education – page 255

 

            Policy

 

            1)         Approve Policies on First Reading – page 256

            2)         Approve Policies on Second Reading & Adopt – page 256

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Curriculum

           

            1)         Approve Adoption & Purchase of Textbooks 2004-05 School Year –

                        page 257

            2)         Approve Change in Curriculum 2004-05 School Year – page 257

3)         Approve New Elective Courses 2005-06 School Year – page 257

 

XVIII.  Public Forum on Other Than Agenda Items – page 257

 

XIX.    Board Forum – page 258

 

XX.      Adjournment – page 258

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION

BASKING RIDGE, NEW JERSEY

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

MAY 3, 2004

OATH OF OFFICE/ELECTION OF OFFICERS 7:00 P.M.

EXECUTIVE SESSION 7:30 P.M.

REGULAR SESSION 8:00 P.M.

CEDAR HILL SCHOOL

 

 

The meeting was called to order by Board Secretary Joseph Barcellona at 7:00 p.m.

 

I.          Salute to Flag

 

II.         Statement of Public Meeting Notice

 

            This was a Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Bernards Township. 

            Notice of the time and place of this meeting was provided and copies of that

            resolution were forwarded to the official newspaper as designated by the

            Board of Education and to the Township Clerk and a copy of the notice was

            posted on the bulletin board of Cedar Hill Annex.

 

III.       Statement of Election Results

 

            April 20, 2004 School Election Results:

 

                        For 3 Three Year Terms

                        Louis Carlucci                                    1,299

Michael Byrne                                   1,293

                        William Koch                                      1,263

 

                        Current Expense Tax Levy                    For                   Against

                                                              $54,373,909                                                                                                  1,123                                                                                                                     799           

 

IV.       Oath of Office

 

1)         Administer the Oath of Office to newly elected Board members:

            Lou Carlucci, William Koch

           

V.        Roll Call of New Board

 

PRESENT:      Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Carlucci, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz,

                        Ms. Winter, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara

 

ABSENT:        Mr. Byrne

 

VI.       Election of Board President

 

Patricia Seitz nominated Deborah Bracaglia for the office of President.  Based on the following roll call vote Ms. Bracagia was not elected President:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Seitz, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Bracaglia

“Noes” -          Ms. Bossart, Mr. Carlucci, Mr. Koch, Ms. Winter, Ms. Zarabara

“Abstain” -       None

 

Rita Zarabara nominated Louis Carlucci for the office of President.  Based on the following roll call vote Mr. Carlucci was elected President:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Mr. Carlucci, Mr. Koch, Ms. Winter, Ms. Zarabara

“Noes” -          Ms. Seitz, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Bracaglia

“Abstain” -       None

 

VII.      Election of Board Vice President

 

William Koch nominated Rita Zarabara for the office of Vice President.  Based on the following roll call vote Ms. Zarabara was not elected Vice President:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Mr. Koch, Ms. Winter, Ms. Zarabara

“Noes” -          Ms. Seitz, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Bracaglia

“Abstain” -       Mr. Carlucci

 

Deborah Bracagia nominted Ann Marie Woolford for the office of Vice President.  Based on the following roll call vote Ms. Woolford was not elected Vice President:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Seitz, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Bracaglia

“Noes” -          Ms. Bossart, Mr. Koch, Ms. Winter, Ms. Zarabara

“Abstain” -       Mr. Carlucci

 

A second vote was taken for the office of Vice President.  Based on the following roll call vote Ms. Zarabara was elected Vice President:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Mr. Carlucci, Mr. Koch, Ms. Winter, Ms. Zarabara

“Noes” -          Ms. Seitz, Ms. Woolford, Ms. Bracaglia

“Abstain” -       None

 

VIII.     Assistant Superintendent Regina Rudolph conducted sexual harassment training with the Board. 

 

 

 

 

 

IX.       Executive Session - 7:37 p.m. - Board Conference Room

 

            Board Office Conference Room

 

            BE IT RESOLVED that the Bernards Township Board of Education shall

            meet in closed session to discuss the following:  contractual issues; negotiations; and further

 

            BE IT RESOLVED that the matters discussed in closed session will be disclosed

            to the public as soon as and to the extent that such disclosure can be made without

            adversely affecting the public interest or without violation of the confidentiality of

            personnel.

 

On motion by Ms. Seitz, seconded by Ms. Winter, and approved by all present, the Board recessed into closed executive session at 7:37 p.m.

 

On motion by Mr. Koch, seconded by Ms. Winter, and approved by all present, the Board returned to public session at 8:00 p.m.

 

The Board reconvened the regular meeting in the Cedar Hill All-Purpose Room at 8:05 p.m.

 

X.        Regular Session - Call to Order - 8:05 p.m. - Cedar Hill School All-Purpose

            Room

 

XI.       Reorganization of the Board

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the designation of the Bernardsville News as official newspaper for the 2004-05 school year.

 

2)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the firm of O’Neill and Lang as school district auditors for the 2004-05 school year.  This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as a “professional service” under the provisions of the local public contracts law as a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, and due to the technical and unique character of this field of endeavor wherein experience and knowledge cannot be practically measured.

 

3)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the law firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross as Board Attorneys for the 2004-05 school year.  This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as a “professional service” under the provisions of the local public contracts law as a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, and due to the technical and unique character of this field of endeavor wherein experience and knowledge cannot be practically measured.

 

 

4)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint Monica Butler as Public Law 504 Coordinator and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Regina Rudolph as Affirmative Action Officer, John Murray as New Jersey State Integrated Pest Management Coordinator, John Murray as Attendance Officer, John Murray as Qualified Purchasing Agent, and John Murray as Public Agency Compliance Officer and Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act Coordinator for the 2004-05 school year.

 

5)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the Spiezle Architectural Group as the architectural firm of record for the 2004-05 school year.

This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as a “professional service” under the provisions of the local public contracts law as a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, and due to the technical and unique character of this field of endeavor wherein experience and knowledge cannot be practically measured.

 

6)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the following brokers-of-record for the 2004-05 school year:

 

            G. R. Murray - District insurance

            LDP Consulting - Health insurance

 

These contracts are awarded without competitive bidding as a “professional service” under the provisions of the local public contracts law as a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, and due to the technical and unique character of this field of endeavor wherein experience and knowledge cannot be practically measured.

 

7)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint Karen Musialowicz as Treasurer of School Monies for the 2004-05 school year at a salary of $6,500.

 

8)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby adopt the bylaws, policies and job descriptions on file in the office of the Bernards Township Board of Education for the 2004-05 school year.

 

9)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby adopt the previously approved Curriculum Guides and Textbooks for Grades K-12 on file in the Curriculum Office for the 2004-05 school year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby adopt the following meeting schedule for the 2004-05 school year in the all-purpose room of the Cedar Hill School:

 

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION

101 Peachtree Road

Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920

(908) 204-2600

 

2004-2005 SCHEDULE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (when required) 7:00 P.M.

PUBLIC SESSION 8:00 P.M.

 

Meeting Date:                          Location:    

 

May 24, 2004                             Cedar Hill School                             

June 14, 2004                             Cedar Hill School

June 21, 2004**                         Cedar Hill School                 

July 26, 2004                              Cedar Hill School

August 30, 2004***                    Cedar Hill School                 

September 13, 2004                    Cedar Hill School

September 27, 2004                    Cedar Hill School

October 11, 2004                       Ridge High School – Auditorium   

October 25, 2004                       Cedar Hill School

November 8, 2004                     Cedar Hill School – All Purpose Room

November 22, 2004                    Cedar Hill School     

December 20, 2004**                Cedar Hill School

January 10, 2005                       Liberty Corner School – Library

January 24, 2005                         Cedar Hill School                 

February 14, 2005                     Oak Street School – Gymnasium  

February 28, 2005                      Cedar Hill School

March 14, 2005                         Mount Prospect School Media Center

March 28, 2005                          Cedar Hill School                 

April 11, 2005                            William Annin Middle School – Auditorium

May 2, 2005*                             Cedar Hill School                 

 

*1st Monday of Month

**3rd Monday of Month

***5th Monday of Month

 

 

 

 

 

11)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby authorize the Business Administrator to open accounts, transfer, invest and maintain funds in the best interest of the Board of Education in the cash management plan administered by the New Jersey Cash Management Fund and/or MBIA Municipal Investors Service Corporation, and/or the following approved public depository for the 2004-05 school year:

           

            First Union/Wachovia Bank

 

12)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following statements which are reflective of the policy of the Board of Education and will be published at least annually in newsletters or related information publications of the Bernards Township Board of Education along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of the Affirmative Action Officer, the Public Law 504 Coordinator and the Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act Coordinator (PEOSHA) for the 2004-05 school year:

 

            “The Bernards Township School District offers all students and staff equal

            educational and employment opportunities regardless of race, color, creed,

            handicap, religion, sex, ancestry, age, national origin or social or economic

            status.

 

            The Bernards Township School District offers a free and appropriate public

            education and related services to handicapped students in an unrestricted

            environment in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,

            Subsections 104.31 through 104.38.”

 

13)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby designate the stated personnel to sign checks on the following accounts for the 2004-05 school year:

 

            Food Service Account - Board Secretary

            General Account - Board President/Board Vice-President, Board Secretary,

                                           Treasurer

            Payroll Account - Treasurer

            Payroll Agency Account - Treasurer

            Student Activities Accounts - Principal

            Unemployment Trust Fund - Board Secretary

            Athletic Account - Principal, Athletic Director

            Cedar Hill School $500 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            Liberty Corner School $500 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            Mount Prospect School $500 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            Oak Street School $750 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            Ridge High School $250 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            William Annin School $250 Petty Cash Student Activities – Assistant Principal

            William Annin Jump Start Program – Board Secretary

            After School Mini Units – Board Secretary

 

14)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby acknowledge the following parent groups/organizations for the 2004-05 school year which are using district schools:

 

School                         Group

Ridge High                   Ridge Booster Club

Ridge High                   Ridge Drama Club

Ridge High                   Ridge PTO

Ridge High                   Somerset Hills Lacrosse Club

Ridge High                   Ridge Runners

Ridge High                   Touchdown Club

Ridge High                   Ski Club

Ridge High                   AFS Parent Group

Ridge High                   Ridge Ice Hockey Association

Ridge High                   Lady Devil Basketball Association

Ridge High                   Lady Devil Softball Association

Ridge High                   RMBA (Ridge Marching Band Association)

Ridge High                   Ridge Diamond Club

Ridge High                   Winners Circle

Ridge High                   Ridge Wrestling Club

Ridge High                   Ski Team Parent Group

Ridge High                   Ridge High Fencing Association

Ridge High                   Ridge Sports Foundation

Ridge High                   Foundation for Choral Excellence

William Annin               Ski Club

William Annin               Annin PTO

Cedar Hill                     Cedar Hill PTO

Oak Street                   Oak Street PTO

Mount Prospect            Mount Prospect PTO

Liberty Corner              Liberty Corner PTO

District                         Destination Imagination

District                         Bernards Township Special Services Parents Group

District                         Bernards Township Education Foundation

District                         Bernards Township Municipal Alliance

 

15)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the use of the following state contracts for the 2004-05 school year:

 

Company:

Service:

State Contract #:

TransNet

Computer hardware & related services

A81194

Allied

School furniture & supplies

A84511

Ikon Office Solutions

Copiers & related services

A83338

Supplies Supplies, Inc.

School supplies

A86106

Warnock Auto Fleet

Trucks

A41888

 

On motion by Ms. Seitz, seconded by Ms. Bracaglia, Items #1-15 were approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci

“Noes” -         None

“Abstain” -      None

 

XII.      Student Representative’s Report

 

Student Representative Greg Shurts remarked on the schedule for the senior class make-up of snow days and the student support for Relay-for-Life.  He reported on the preparation for the Senior Prom, the success of the first Junior Prom and noted that it was the first day of AP testing as well as the beginning of the fourth marking period.

 

XIII.     Superintendent’s Report

           

1)         2003 Governor’s Teachers of the Year Recognition

 

            David Yastsremski                Ridge High School

            Jill Ann Hamilton                   William Annin Middle School

Kristine Murello                    Cedar Hill School

            Sandra Russo                         Liberty Corner School

            Wendy Kraus                         Oak Street School

            Kathie Immerman                  Mount Prospect School

 

2)         Acknowledge Parent Volunteers  (Tabled)

 

            Don Seitz – William Annin Ski Club

            Marshall Smith – Ridge High School Ski Club

 

3)         The principals reported on the National Study of School Evaluation survey results.

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

4)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve enrollment of the following staff members’ children for the 2004-05 school year:

 

Theresa Ackerman (daughter of Cherié Ackrman)          Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Jake Albert (son of Caryn Albert)                                  Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Luke Baker (son of William Baker)                                Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Matthew Mullarkey (son of Lisa Mullarkey)                    Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Victoria Vena (daughter of Terry Vena)                         Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Madelyn Wilhelm (daughter of Katy Wilhelm)                 Kindergarten (school to be determined)

Christopher Hyde (son of Sandy Hyde)                           Grade 1 (school to be determined)

Anna Baker (daughter of William Baker)                        Grade 2 (school to be determined)

Sarah Mullarkey (daughter of Lisa Mullarkey)                 Grade 2 (school to be determined)

Connor Costa (son of Jane Costa)                                  Grade 3 (school to be determined)

Christina Gambino (daughter of Pat Gambino)                 Grade 3 (school to be determined)

Sarah Henthorn (daughter of Andrew Henthorn)             Grade 3 (school to be determined)

Exene Jeffrey Karros (daughter of Wendell Jeffrey)       Grade 3 (school to be determined)

Victoria Weniger (daughter of Teri Weniger)                  Grade 3 (school to be determined)

Eric Chan (son of Mary Chan)                                       Grade 4 (school to be determined)

Mitch Henthorn (son of Andrew Henthorn)                     Grade 5 (school to be determined)

Courtney Nardone (daughter of Janet Nardone)              Grade 5 (school to be determined)

Elyse Climes (daughter of Maryanne Climes)                  Grade 6 William Annin Middle School

Tom Gambino (son of Pat Gambino)                               Grade 6 William Annin Middle School

Christian Wilhelm (son of Katie Wilhelm)                        Grade 6 William Annin Middle School

Alex Wilhelm (son of Katie Wilhelm)                              Grade 10 Ridge High School

Kristen Zuchowski (daughter of Karen Zuchowski)         Grade 10 Ridge High School

John Clark (son of John Clark)                                       Grade 11 Ridge High School

Kristin Dahly (daughter of Kathleen Dahly)                    Grade 11 Ridge High School

Michelle Paladino (daughter of Sharon Mollica)               Grade 11 Ridge High School

Courtney Climes (daughter of Maryanne Climes)            Grade 12 Ridge High School

Ashley Hyde (daughter of Sandy Hyde)                          Grade 12 Ridge High School

 

On motion by Ms. Bracaglia, seconded by Ms. Zarabara, Item #4 was approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

                        Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci

“Noes” -          None

“Abstain” -       None

 

XIV.    President’s Report

 

XV.      Public Forum on Agenda Items

 

No comments were made.

 

XVI.    Approval of Minutes

 

            Regular Meeting Minutes – March 29, 2004

            Executive Session Minutes – March 29, 2004

            Regular Meeting Minutes – April 12, 2004

            Executive Session Minutes – April 12, 2004

 

On motion by Ms. Seitz, seconded by Ms. Bracaglia, the foregoing was approved by all present.

 

 

 

 

 

XVII.   Committee Reports

 

FINANCE

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1)         A list of disbursements dated May 3, 2004 consisting of warrants in the amount of $5,681,115.53.

 

2)         The Bernards Township Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the March 2004 Financial Reports from the Board Secretary, the Board Secretary’s Monthly Certification of Budgetary Line Item Status and monthly investment report for March 2004 and the Treasurer’s reports for January 2004 and February 2004 certifying that all reports are in agreement; and further

 

BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Bernards Township Board of Education, after review of the Secretary’s Monthly Financial Report and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, and to the best of their knowledge, certifies that as of the date of the Secretary’s Monthly Financial Report, no major account or fund has been over expended and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district’s financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.

 

3)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following line items transfers to the 2003-04 budget:

 

To:

 

 

11-000-217-101-00-10

OT/PT Salaries

$75,000.00

11-000-218-390-00-09

District Guidance Other Technical Services

$500.00

11-000-219-592-00-07

Child Study Team Workshops and Travel

$2,000.00

11-000-219-600-00-07

Child Study Team Supplies

$3,000.00

11-000-221-110-00-07

Supervisor Technology Other Salaries

$200.00

11-000-223-390-00-11

Technology Staff Development

$1,200.00

11-000-223-500-00-03

Cedar Hill School Staff Development Workshop and Travel

$2,000.00

11-000-223-500-00-04

Liberty Corner School Development Workshop and Travel

$175.00

11-000-223-600-00-12

Human Services Staff Development Supplies

$1,000.00

11-000-230-890-00-10

District Wide Administrative Other

$4,000.00

11-000-240-500-00-03

Cedar Hill School Administration Workshop and Travel

$100.00

11-000-240-500-00-04

Liberty Corner School Administration Workshop and Travel

$50.00

11-000-240-600-00-01

Ridge High School Administrative Supplies

$8,000.00

11-000-240-600-00-03

Cedar Hill School Administrative Supplies

$600.00

11-000-270-514-00-10

Transportation Contracted Services

$725.00

11-000-270-518-00-10

Education Services Commission Special Education Transportation

$4,300.00

11-000-291-220-00-10

Social Security Payments

$165,000.00

11-110-100-101-55-10

Kindergarten Substitutes

$2,000.00

11-140-100-110-00-10

Ridge High School Other Teacher Salaries

$500.00

11-190-100-500-00-01

Ridge High School Travel and Workshops

$1,100.00

11-190-100-610-00-03

Cedar Hill School Unrestricted Supplies

$22,465.33

11-190-100-610-00-04

Liberty Corner School Unrestricted Supplies

$625.00

11-190-100-610-00-06

Mount Prospect School Unrestricted Supplies

$1,100.00

11-190-100-610-02-01

Ridge High School Science Supplies

$500.00

11-190-100-610-11-03

Cedar Hill School Technology Supplies

$272.00

11-190-100-610-18-01

Ridge High School Applied Arts Supplies

$1,200.00

11-190-100-640-02-08

Supervisor Science Textbooks

$700.00

11-190-100-640-04-08

Supervisor Fine Arts Textbooks

$600.00

11-190-100-640-05-08

Supervisor Social Studies Textbooks

$350.00

11-191-100-500-00-03

Cedar Hill School Kindergarten Other Purchased Services

$217.00

11-213-100-610-00-01

Ridge High School Resource Room Supplies

$814.90

11-213-100-610-00-02

William Annin Middle School Resource Room Supplies

$500.00

11-213-100-610-00-03

Cedar Hill School Resource Room Supplies

$730.52

11-213-100-640-00-05

Oak Street School Resource Room Textbooks

$100.00

11-214-100-101-00-10

Teacher Salaries Autistic

$40,000.00

11-230-100-101-00-10

District Wide Basic Skills Salaries

$90,000.00

11-230-100-600-00-01

Basic Skills Supplies

$725.00

11-402-100-610-00-01

Ridge High School Athletic Supplies

$4,000.00

12-000-260-730-00-10

Equipment Maintenance

$400.00

12-140-100-730-00-01

Ridge High School Equipment

$6,400.00

 

 

$443,149.75

 

 

 

From:

 

 

11-000-100-562-00-07

District Tuition to Local Educational Agency in State

$25,000.00

11-000-100-566-00-07

District Tuition to Private Schools for Handicapped

$50,000.00

11-000-213-320-00-09

District Nurses Professional Services

$5,000.00

11-000-217-320-00-07

District OT/PT Purchased Services

$4,000.00

11-000-218-320-00-09

District Guidance Testing

$5,500.00

11-000-218-500-00-09

Guidance Workshops and Travel

$5,000.00

11-000-219-390-00-07

Child Study Team Medical Evaluations

$5,000.00

11-000-219-890-00-07

Child Study Team Miscellaneous

$1,000.00

11-000-221-105-00-10

District Supervisors Salaries

$200.00

11-000-221-320-00-11

Technology Supervisors Purchase Technical Services

$20,000.00

11-000-223-110-00-12

Human Resources Other Salaries

$10,000.00

11-000-223-320-00-12

Human Resources Staff Development Purchased Services

$5,000.00

11-000-223-500-00-06

Mount Prospect School Staff Development Workshop and Travel

$600.00

11-000-223-500-00-11

Technology Staff Development Workshop and Travel

$1,200.00

11-000-223-500-00-12

Human Resources Staff Development Workshop and Travel

$11,000.00

11-000-223-600-00-03

Cedar Hill School Staff Development Supplies

$600.00

11-000-230-105-00-10

District Superintendent's Secretary Salary

$9,000.00

11-000-230-331-00-10

District Legal Services

$15,000.00

11-000-230-600-00-10

District Wide Supplies

$1,100.00

11-000-240-600-00-03

Cedar Hill School Administrative Supplies

$100.00

11-000-240-600-00-04

Liberty Corner School Administrative Supplies

$50.00

11-000-262-600-00-10

District Custodial Supplies

$400.00

11-000-270-109-00-10

Transportation Salaries Other Than Home to School

$2,500.00

11-000-270-420-00-10

Transportation Clean/Repair/Maintenance

$1,500.00

11-000-270-512-00-03

Cedar Hill School Transportation Co-Curriculum

$550.00

11-000-270-519-00-10

District Transportation Aid-in-Lieu Payments

$300.00

11-000-270-890-00-10

Transportation Miscellaneous

$725.00

11-000-290-500-00-10

Business Office Administrator Travel

$2,500.00

11-000-290-594-00-10

Business Office Staff Travel

$40,000.00

11-000-291-270-00-10

Employee Benefits Medical Insurance

$40,000.00

11-000-291-280-00-10

District Employee Benefits Tuition Costs

$50,000.00

11-110-100-101-00-10

Kindergarten Teachers Salaries

$1,000.00

11-120-100-101-55-10

Kindergarten Substitutes

$1,000.00

11-140-100-101-06-10

Ridge High School Physical Education Teacher Salaries

$500.00

11-190-100-610-00-01

Ridge High School General Supplies

$1,925.00

11-190-100-610-02-02

William Annin Middle School Science Supplies

$5,700.00

11-190-100-610-04-03

Cedar Hill School Fine Arts Supplies

$4,580.29

11-190-100-610-04-08

Supervisor Fine Arts Supplies

$3,100.00

11-190-100-610-05-08

District Supervisors Social Studies Supplies

$350.00

11-190-100-610-08-03

Cedar Hill School Core Content Supplies

$22,170.40

11-190-100-610-24-01

Ridge High School Instrumental Music Supplies

$4,000.00

11-190-100-610-24-02

William Annin Middle School Instrumental Music Supplies

$5,000.00

11-190-100-640-00-03

Cedar Hill School Unrestricted Textbooks

$1,636.64

11-190-100-640-01-02

William Annin Middle School Mathematics Textbooks

$10,000.00

11-190-100-640-02-02

William Annin Middle School Science Textbooks

$5,000.00

11-190-100-640-05-02

William Annin Middle School Social Studies Textbooks

$2,500.00

11-190-100-640-06-02

William Annin Middle School Physical Education Textbooks

$2,500.00

11-190-100-890-00-01

Ridge High School Miscellaneous

$8,500.00

11-190-100-890-00-03

Cedar Hill School Miscellaneous

$800.00

11-190-100-890-00-06

Mount Prospect Miscellaneous

$500.00

11-191-100-500-00-04

Liberty Corner School Kindergarten Other Purchased Services

$800.00

11-191-100-610-00-03

Cedar Hill School Kindergarten Supplies

$217.00

11-213-100-610-00-07

District Resource Room Supplies

$100.00

11-213-100-640-00-01

Ridge High School Resource Room Textbooks

$814.90

11-213-100-640-00-02

William Annin Middle School Resource Room Textbooks

$500.00

11-213-100-640-00-03

Cedar Hill School Resource Room Textbooks

$500.00

11-214-100-106-00-10

Teacher Salaries Autistic

$40,000.00

11-230-100-600-00-03

Basic Skills Supplies

$230.52

11-401-100-610-00-01

Ridge High School Co-curricular Supplies

$2,400.00

11-402-100-580-00-01

Ridge High School Athletic Travel

$4,000.00

 

 

$443,149.75

 

4)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the disposal of textbooks as on file in the Board office.

 

5)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the disposal of equipment as on file in the Board office.

 

 

 

 

 

6)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby acknowledge receipt of the following bids for abatement of asbestos from the boilers at William Annin Middle School from the following companies:

 

Company:

Bid:

J.R. Contracting & Environmental Consulting, Inc.

$19,700

B & G Restoration, Inc.

$23,700

D. & S. Restoration, Inc.

$28,000

 

7)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby award a bid to J.R. Contracting & Environmental Consulting, Inc. for the abatement of asbestos from the boilers at William Annin Middle School at a cost of $19,700.

 

8)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby acknowledge receipt of bids for the abatement of asbestos from the boilers at the Liberty Corner School from the following companies:

 

Company:

Bid:

J.R. Contracting & Environmental Consulting, Inc.

$24,000

B & G Restoration, Inc.

$26,600

D. & S. Restoration, Inc.

$35,000

 

9)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby award a bid to J.R. Contracting & Environmental Consulting, Inc. for the abatement of asbestos from the boilers at William Annin Middle School at a cost of $24,000.

 

10)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby acknowledge receipt of bids for the replacement of boilers at the William Annin Middle School from the following companies:

 

 

Vanderbeck

DeSesa Engineering

Base Bid:

$254,150

$292,900

Alternate 1:

$15,000

$24,900

Alternate 2:

$13,000

$11,520

Alternate 3:

$7,500

$8,280

Alternate 4:

$7,500

$5,500

Alternate 5:

$234,150

$299,000

 

11)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby reject all bids and alternates for the replacement of the boilers at William Annin Middle School.

 

 

 

 

 

12)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby acknowledge receipt of bids for the replacement of boilers at the Liberty Corner School from the following companies:

 

 

C J Vanderbeck

DeSesa Engineering

Base Bid:

$133,400

$150,200

Alternate 1:

$7,500

$9,200

Alternate 2:

$7,000

$4,680

Alternate 3:

$7,500

$7,620

Alternate 4:

$13,000

$13,920

 

13)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does herby reject all bids and alternates for the replacement of boilers at the Liberty Corner School.

 

14)       The Bernards Township Board of Education acknowledges receipt of combined bids for the replacement of the boilers at the William Annin Middle School and the Liberty Corner School from the following companies:

 

 

C J Vanderbeck

DeSesa Engineering

Silva’s Welding Co.

Base Bid:

$380,000

$435,600

$286,950

Alternate 1:

$15,000

$24,900

$17,275

Alternate 2:

$13,000

$11,520

$10,130

Alternate 3:

$7,500

$8,280

$7,600

Alternate 4:

$7,500

$5,500

$5,200

Alternate 5:

-$20,000

$6,100

-$2,013

Alternate 6:

$7,000

$9,200

$11,750

Alternate 7:

$7,000

$4,680

$3,900

Alternate 8:

$7,500

$7,620

$7,300

Alternate 9:

$13,000

$13,920

$2,900

PI Alternate 1:

$14

$9

$8.50

PI Alternate 2:

$19

$10

$11.50

PI Alternate 3:

$23

$12

$15

PI Alternate 4:

$30

$15

$16.75

PI Alternate 5:

$50

$25

$20

 

15)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the bid of the second lowest bidder, CJ Vanderbeck, for the replacement of the boilers at William Annin Middle School and Liberty Corner School at a combined cost of $380,000.  The lowest bidder has been disqualified due to incomplete paperwork.

 

16)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the following out-of-district tuition student for the 2003-04 school year:

 

Student #:

School:

Prorated Tuition:

203479

William Annin Middle School

$3,688 effective 3/8/04 – 6/22/04

 

17)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS the exterior windows at the Cedar Hill School, Oak Street School, and the Liberty Corner School have deteriorated to such a point as to effect the health, safety, and well-being of the students, and

 

WHEREAS a careful and thorough inspection and evaluation of the windows by the Spiezle Architectural Group have indicated that a complete replacement is necessary, and

 

WHEREAS the window replacement project is part of the district’s Long Range Facility Plan, and

 

WHEREAS the Spiezle Architectural Group has determined that the estimated cost for this project is $1,000,000, and

 

WHEREAS the window replacement project must be completed during a non-occupied time during the summer of the next three years

 

THEREFORE, let it be resolved that the Bernards Township Board of Education approves the replacement of the windows at the Cedar Hill School, Oak Street School, and the Liberty Corner School and, furthermore, submits plans and specifications to the Department of Education, Division of Facility and Transportation.

 

18)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve a contract with

Somerset County Educational Services Commission to provide administration for the following nonpublic school services for the 2004-05 school year:

 

Nonpublic School Textbook Program

Nonpublic School Technology Initiative Program

 

19)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve a contract with Educational Data Services, Inc. to provide bidding and Right-to-Know Services for the 2004-05 school year at a cost of $17,000.

 

20)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the tax levy schedule for the 2004-2005 school year.

 

Bernards Township Board of Education

2004-2005 Tax Levy Schedule

 

 

General Fund:

 

Debt Service:

 

Total Payment:

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

$4,531,159.08

 

$651,108.98

 

$5,182,268.06

August

4,531,159.08

 

352,375.00

 

4,883,534.08

September

4,531,159.09

 

 

 

4,531,159.09

October

4,531,159.08

 

 

 

4,531,159.08

November

4,531,159.08

 

 

 

4531,159.08

December

4,531,159.09

 

 

 

4,531,159.09

Sub Total:

$27,186,954.50

  

$1,003,483.98

  

$28,190,438.48

January

4,531,159.08

 

1,363,966.33

 

5,895,125.41

February

4,531,159.08

 

 

 

5,268,534.08

March

4,531,159.09

 

 

 

4,531,159.09

April

4,531,159.08

 

 

 

4,531,159.08

May

4,531,159.08

 

 

 

4,531,159.08

June

4,531,159.09

 

 

 

4,531,159.09

Sub Total:

$27,186,954.50

 

$2,101,341.33

 

$29,288,295.83

TOTAL:

$54,373,909.00

 

$3,104,825.31

  

$57,478,734.31

 

Business Administrator Joseph Barcellona reviewed items on the Finance portion of the agenda.

 

On motion by Ms. Zarabara, seconded by Ms. Woolford, Items #1-20 were approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

                                       Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci

“Noes” -                                                      None

“Abstain” -                                                   None

 

PERSONNEL

 

WHEREAS the Superintendent has presented the following recommendations; now therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Richard Hildebrand Physical Education/Health Teacher William Annin Middle School effective June 30, 2004, with regret, for the purpose of retirement.

 

2)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Kristen Winters-Johnson Special Education Teacher William Annin Middle School effective April 2, 2004.

 

3)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Jane Kunzman Art Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30, 2004.

 

4)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Tracy Blanchard Social Studies Teacher William Annin Middle School effective June 30, 2004.

 

5)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Pedro Rocha Spanish Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30, 2004.

 

6)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Kathryn Weck Science Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30, 2004.

 

7)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Darlyne Pieper Grade 3 Teacher Cedar Hill School effective June 30, 2004.

 

8)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Dan Bender Special Education Teacher Cedar Hill School effective June 30, 2004. 

 

9)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Nicola Vitiello Language Arts Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30, 2004.

 

10)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Kevin Colquitt Special Education Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30,2 004.

 

11)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Sarah Galante Grade 3 Oak Street School effective June 30, 2004.

 

12)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Karen Barlow Permanent Substitute Oak Street School effective June 30,2 004.

 

13)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Rebecca Eines Grade 3 Oak Street School effective June 30, 2004.

 

14)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Matthew Cohen Math Teacher Ridge High School effective June 30, 2004.

 

15)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby accept the resignation of Joseph Roussey Permanent Substitute Ridge High School effective April 14, 2004.

 

16)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve a paid maternity leave of absence for Lisa Kiel, Supervisor of Science effective April 30, 2004 through June 30, 2004 utilizing 36 personal illness days, 1 personal day, 5 vacation days, resigning effective June 30, 2004.

 

17)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve a paid maternity leave of absence for Denise Turner Instructional Support Teacher Oak Street School effective June 7, 2004 through June 23, 2004 utilizing 13 days unpaid Federal Family Leave September 1, 2004 through November 24, 2004 then an unpaid Child Care Leave effective November 24, 2004 through January 31, 2005 returning February 1, 2005.

 

18)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve an extension to the unpaid child care leaves of absence for the following individuals for the 2004-05 school year:

 

Name:                         Assignment/School:

Jen Carcich                  Special Education/Liberty Corner School  (Return 2/14/05)

Sharon Licari                Grade 4/Oak Street School

Jill Blumenthal   Special Education/William Annin Middle School

 

19)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following change in assignments for the 2003-04 school year:

 

Name:

From:

To:

Jen Scharf

A paid maternity leave of absence effective May 3, 2004 through June 28, 2004 utilizing 37 days, then an unpaid Federal Family Leave of Absence effective September 1, 2004 through November 24, 2004 then an unpaid Child Care Leave effective November 25, 2004 through January 31, 2005, returning February 1, 2005

 

A paid maternity leave of absence effective May 3, 2004 through June 28, 2004 utilizing 36 days, then an unpaid Federal Family Leave of Absence effective September 1, 2004 through November 24, 2004 then an unpaid Child Care Leave effective November 25, 2004 through January 31, 2005, returning February 1, 2005

Julie Spoerl

Audio Visual Oak Street

(9/03-6/04) $2,317

Audio Visual Oak Street  (9/03-4/04) $1,854

Julie Spoerl

Technology Specialist Oak Street

(9/03-06/04) $3,394

Technology Specialist Oak Street (9/03-04/04) $2,715

Julie Spoerl

Webmaster Oak Street

(9/03-06/04) $2,317

Webmaster Oak Street

(9/03-04/04) $1,622

Maggie Markey

Instructional Aide (Preschool Program) 7 hours per day Step 4 $19.31 per hour 4 days per week effective March 1, 2004 through June 22, 2004.

Instructional Aide (Preschool Program) Oak Street School 6.5 hours per day Step 4 $19.31 per hour 4 days per week and Instructional Aide Resource Room Oak Street .5 hours per day Step 4 $19.31 per hour 5 days per week effective March 1, 2004 through June 22, 2004.

 

20)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint Dori Cohn Computer Teacher Oak Street School at a per diem rate of $187 effective April 19, 2004 through June 23, 2004 as a maternity leave replacement for Julie Spoerl.

 

21)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve Katie Milito Permanent Substitute Mount Prospect School at a per diem rate of $90 effective March 29, 2004 through June 22, 2004. 

 

22)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve John Cooney Permanent Substitute Ridge High School at a per diem rate of $90 effective April 16, 2004 through June 22, 2004.

 

23)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve Catherine Vermillion Instructional Aide Liberty Corner School at a salary of Step 1 $17.67 per hour 6.5 hours 48 days effective April 6, 2004 through June 22, 2004 at an actual salary of $5,513.

 

24)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following extracurricular assignments for the 2003-04 school year:

 

Name:

Assignment:

Stipend/Longevity:

Sue Philhower

Webmaster-OS (5/04-06/04)

$   463/0 years

Dori Cohn

Audio Visual-OS (5/04-06/04)

$   463

Dori Cohn

Technology Specialist-OS (5/04-06/04)

$   679

James Cahill

Night Athletic Site Manager (4/04-6/04)

$1,000/0 years

 

25)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following individual to teach Staff College courses during the 2003-04 school year:

 

Name:

Course:

# of Hours/Days:

Amount:

Jennifer Carcich

A Guide to Help You Through the NBC Process

8 hours/$50

$400

 

26)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the following individuals as mentors for classified students for the 2003-04 school year at a rate of $39.35 per hour:

 

Matthew Cohen

Kathleen Horvath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27)       The Bernards Township does hereby approve the following substitute teachers at a salary of $80 per day:

 

Dan King*+

Teresa Luu*+

Kathryn Laraia*+

Judy Scillia

Beth Hudson*+

Mary Yorkgitis*+

Joan Yoon*+

Mathew Lambert*+

Joan Yoon*+
Kyle Jensen*+

Roberta B. Abel+

Ganesse Press+

 

*Subject to receipt of certificate

+Emergent hiring & subject to receipt of criminal history clearance

 

28)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following mini-unit instructor and course for 2003-04 school year:

 

Course Instructor:

School:

Course Title:

Stipend:

Phil Peluso

LCS

Digital Photography

$632

 

29)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does herby approve the following teachers at a per diem rate of $140 for the 2004 Jump Start Program:

 

Tim Bouton                  Math

Dina German                Math

John Mullarkey Language Arts

John Dodds                  Language Arts

Katie Murphy               Study Skills/Character Education

Elaine Matteo               Guidance Counselor

Susan Wargo                Field Trips/Substitute

Renee Kiernan              Field Trips/Substitute

Anne Levi                     Substitute

Jen Brassil                    Substitute

 

30)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the placement of the following student interns for the 2004-05 school year:

           

Name:

College/University:

Assignment:

Patricia Desierto

Rutgers University

Lori Ziminski/WAMS 9/07/04-12/15/04

Diana Winters

Rutgers University

Ann Helfant/RHS 9/07/04-12/15/04

 

31)       The Bernards Township Board of Education notes that a list of certificated personnel who will not be renewed and a list of personnel who have been Reductions in Force for the 2004-05 school year are on file in the Board of Education Office.

32)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby appoint the following professional staff for the 2004-05 school year at the following step, salaries pending contract negotiations:

 

Last Name:

First Name:

FTE:

2004-05 Step:

Abbaticola

Mariann

1.0

10 BA

Agodon

Pamela

1.0

5 BA+30

Albert

Caryn

1.0

13 MA+30

Amicone

Brendan

1.0

6 MA

Amundsen

Karen

1.0

7 MA+30

Anderson

Joanne

1.0

14 MA

Applebaum

Karen

1.0

6 MA

Argenziano

Anna Maria

1.0

6 BA

Argenziano

Lisa

1.0

4 MA

Arnold

Kristie

1.0

10 MA

Badke

Jennifer

1.0

4 BA

Baker

William

1.0

13 MA+30

Baker

Carrie

1.0

5 BA

Bard

Richard

0.8

12 MA+30

Batcha

Hillarey

1.0

2 MA

Baverstock

Clare

1.0

7 MA

Beaver

Carol

1.0

21 MA

Benitz

Fran

1.0

17 BA

Benson

Deirdre

1.0

21 MA

Benthien

Bob

0.2

15 BA

Berry

Mandy

1.0

7 BA

Bessin

Karen

1.0

16 BA

Bickar

Renee

1.0

21 MA

Bierbower

Beth

1.0

7 MA

Bilenker

Helayne

1.0

18 MA

Bitler

Christine

0.7

14 MA

Bivaletz

Tami

1.0

8 MA

Bivona

Susan

1.0

13 MA

Black

Debbi

1.0

21 MA+30

Blackwell

Thomas

1.0

8 BA+30

Blanford

Allyson

1.0

8 MA

Bobowicz

Kristin

1.0

12 MA

Borchert

Dawn

1.0

11 MA

Bouton

Timothy

1.0

8 MA

Bowden

Erin

1.0

12 BA+30

Bowman

Tara

1.0

18 MA+30

Bradeen

Kimberly

1.0

10 MA

Bratspies

Erica

1.0

6 MA

Brogan

Christine

1.0

2 BA

Brouillard

Lisa

1.0

5 BA

Brown

Brian

1.0

1 BA+30

Brown

Judy

1.0

20 MA

Bruggeman

Joanna

1.0

6 MA

Brush

Steve

1.0

21 MA

Bubnowski

Trisha

1.0

7 MA

Bubser

Kathy

1.0

12 MA

Buist

James

1.0

21 MA

Burke

Mary Ellen

1.0

16 MA+30

Bush

Barbara

1.0

21 PHD

Cahill

Rebecca

1.0

21 BA+30

Cahill

James

1.0

21 MA

Caldero

Graciela

1.0

15 MA

Caldwell

Niall

1.0

5 BA

Callaway

Denise

1.0

10 MA

Campos

Joyce

1.0

8 BA

Cantono

Diane

1.0

21 MA

Capone

Pia

1.0

3 BA

Carcich

Jennifer

1.0

10 MA+30

Carnevale

Dana

1.0

6 MA

Cassidy

Christine

1.0

9 MA

Cavagnaro

Gabriella

1.0

7 MA

Cerchiaro

Sharon

1.0

21 MA

Cerra-Johansson

Jennifer

1.0

7 MA+30

Chamberlain

Carol

1.0

21 MA+30

Chan

Mary

1.0

9 MA+30

Cherdack

Robert

1.0

17 PhD

Cherry

Kenneth

1.0

15 BA+30

Chiravalle

Christine

1.0

6 BA

Chmura

Jennifer

1.0

4 BA

Cicchino

Cindy

1.0

8 BA

Ciempola

Paul

1.0

14 MA+30

Cimis

Kathryn

1.0

10 MA

Clark

Colette

1.0

21 MA

Clark

John

1.0

21 MA+30

Cleaves

Graham

1.0

20 PHD

Climes

Maryanne

1.0

21 MA+30

Cohen

Allison

1.0

8 BA

Corbett

Marykate

1.0

2 MA

Corfield

Marie

0.2

4 BA

Corno

Tara

1.0

7 BA

Coster

David

1.0

5 BA

Coto

Tricia

1.0

12 MA

Coyle

Kathryn

1.0

7 MA

Cupitt

Michele

1.0

10 MA

Curtin

Maureen

1.0

21 MA+30

Cyr

Nicole

1.0

2 BA

Dahly

Kathleen

1.0

16 MA

D'Armiento

Lidia

1.0

12 BA

Dauber

Toby

1.0

13 MA+30

Davies

William

1.0

21 MA

Davis

Deb

1.0

8 MA

Deak

Amy

1.0

6 MA

DeBisco

John

1.0

20 MA

DeFrancisco

Regina

1.0

11 MA

DeGregorio

Adria

1.0

6 BA

Dein

Ruthann

1.0

20 MA

Delmonico

Susan

1.0

9 MA

DeLoach

Nancy

1.0

20 MA

deMarrais

Sarah

1.0

13 BA

Demcsak

Jessica

1.0

4 MA+30

Dempsey

Carol

1.0

21 MA+30

DePalma

Jeanne

1.0

5 MA

Devlin

Siobhan

1.0

19 MA+30

Devlin

Jennifer

1.0

13 BA

Di Eduardo

Marcy

1.0

9 MA

Diaz

Christian

1.0

6 MA

Dincuff

Eileen

1.0

21 BA

Dobson

Pat

1.0

21 MA+30

Dodds

John

1.0

8 MA

Donahue

Tim

1.0

4 BA

Dorr

Melanie

1.0

9 MA

Douglas

Julia

1.0

10 BA

Ecke

Lisa

1.0

4 BA+30

Edwards

Melissa

1.0

4 MA

Erickson

Barbara

1.0

16 MA

Erik

Arlene

1.0

16 MA

Eustic

Cheryl

1.0

5 MA+30

Fabio

Mark

1.0

14 MA

Falato

Tom

1.0

21 MA+30

Feinsod

Emily

1.0

2 MA

Felberbaum

Nancy

1.0

14 MA

Fico

John

1.0

8 MA

Filak

Mary

1.0

21 MA+30

Filippini

Lisa

1.0

2 MA

Finazzo

Karen

1.0

5 BA

Fiore

Peter

1.0

10 MA

Fischer

Shaun

1.0

6 MA

Fitzgerald

Laura

1.0

8 BA

Florance

James

1.0

20 MA+30

Force

Nicole

1.0

7 BA

Foy

Theresa

1.0

10 MA

Francis

Beverly

1.0

8 MA

Friedman

Daniel

1.0

20 PHD

Fry

John

1.0

17 MA+30

Fuellhart

Marissa

1.0

1 BA

Gambino

Pat

1.0

10 BA+30

Garabrant

Kathryn

1.0

2 MA

Garibaldi

Jennifer

1.0

8 BA

Garrity

James

1.0

18 MA

Gebhardt

Joshua

1.0

4 MA

Geller

Christine

1.0

7 BA

Geltz

Kristin

1.0

6 MA

Genova

Tricia

0.3

2 BA

Genova

Nancy

1.0

14 BA

German

Dina

1.0

7 MA

Giamarino

Amy

1.0

4 BA

Giglio

William

1.0

21 MA+30

Gilmore

Michael

1.0

20 BA

Goeller

Colleen

1.0

9 BA

Gomes

Catarina

1.0

4 MA

Goracy

Diane

1.0

19 MA

Gospin

Jean

1.0

21 MA+30

Graber

Scott

1.0

9 BA+30

Graff

Denise

1.0

7 MA

Grappone

Katherine

1.0

6 MA

Green

Connie

1.0

4 MA+30

Grossarth

Janet

1.0

21 MA+30

Guggenheim

Maryann

1.0

8 MA

Gulbin

Glenn

1.0

2 BA

Gullifer

John

1.0

4 BA

Gurkin

Jami

1.0

11 BA+30

Hagaman

Stacy

1.0

2 BA

Hale

Barbara

1.0

21 PHD

Hall

Angela

1.0

14 BA

Halsey

Elizabeth

1.0

15 MA

Hamilton

Jill

1.0

8 MA

Hanusi

Christine

1.0

5 BA+30

Harmelin

Karen

1.0

21 MA+30

Hedden

Kathy

1.0

21 MA+30

Heisler

Kathleen

1.0

11 MA

Helfant

Ann

1.0

5 BA+30

Henry

Mary

1.0

13 BA

Henthorn

Andrew

1.0

16 MA

Hoagland

Scott

1.0

9 MA

Horvath

Kathleen

1.0

10 MA+30

Howard

Timothy

1.0

3 BA

Hoyt

Jenna

1.0

2 BA

Hozeny

Joanne

1.0

8 MA

Huffaker

Hillary

1.0

10 MA

Huntington

Ruth

1.0

21 BA+30

Hyde

Sandy

1.0

21 MA+30

Immerman

Kathie

1.0

14 BA

Isaacs

Steven

1.0

13 MA

Jablonski

Mary Beth

1.0

13 MA

Jacangelo

Leanne

1.0

2 MA

Jaeger

Monika

1.0

9 PHD

Jakubowski

Sheri

1.0

5 BA

Jeffrey

Wendell

1.0

10 MA

Jenkins

Sara

1.0

3 BA

John

Sarah

1.0

4 BA

Johnson

Judith

1.0

6 MA

Johnson

Rachel

1.0

5 BA+30

Jones

Donna

1.0

5 BA

Jones

Mary Ann

1.0

21 MA+30

Jordan

Rita

1.0

19 MA

Kagel

Michelle

1.0

7 BA

Kalosieh

Ashley

1.0

3 MA

Kamenir

Amy

1.0

21 MA+30

Kaminetsky

Stephanie

1.0

5 MA+30

Kappel

Teresa

1.0

14 BA

Karch

Kevin

1.0

7 MA

Karuppan

Debbie

1.0

11 BA

Keegan

James Myles

1.0

4 BA

Kelman

Alice

1.0

2 MA

Keneally

Elizabeth

1.0

3 BA

Kessler

Rose

1.0

21 MA+30

Kiernan

Renee

1.0

13 MA+30

Kilpatrick

Michele

1.0

7 MA

Kilpatrick

Dawn

1.0

5 BA+30

Koch

Jennifer

1.0

5 MA

Koeckert

Diana

1.0

12 MA

Koene-Sedlak

Dee

1.0

21 MA+30

Kovacs

Jessica

1.0

5 MA

Kowalska

Katarzyna

1.0

5 BA+30

Kranz

Kim

1.0

6 BA

Kraus

Wendy

1.0

8 BA

Kuscenko

Daria

1.0

16 BA

Kwityn

Barbara

1.0

9 MA

Kyser

Ron

1.0

21 BA+30

Lang

Denise

1.0

6 MA

Langer

Theresa

1.0

2 MA

LaPara

Angela

1.0

7 MA

Latchaw

Lisa Marie

1.0

5 MA

Lavallee

Gail

1.0

16 MA

LaVecchia

Liana

1.0

8 MA

Le Cour

Ken

1.0

21 MA

Lee

Cristin

1.0

2 BA+30

Leiser

Jamie

1.0

4 BA

Leiwant

Carol

1.0

21 PHD

Len

Debbie

1.0

5 MA

Levi

Anne

1.0

3 MA

Levy

Michael

1.0

21 MA

Lewis

Elizabeth

1.0

8 MA

Licata

Michelle

1.0

5 BA

Lieb

Susan

1.0

8 MA

Lieder

Steve

1.0

21 BA+30

Lier

Kristine

1.0

9 MA

Lime

Kathy

1.0

13 MA+30

Linstra

Kerry

1.0

10 BA

Livelli

Jacqueline

1.0

8 MA

Lockheed

Pat

1.0

21 MA

Long

Jill

1.0

7 BA+30

Longo

Charlotte

1.0

21 MA+30

Longo

Shari

1.0

3 MA

Loos

Wendy

1.0

21 MA+30

Lozner

Barbara

1.0

6 BA

Lynn

Amy

1.0

16 MA

MacRae

Mary

1.0

11 MA+30

Madara

Elizabeth

1.0

7 MA

Madorma

Susan

1.0

15 MA+30

Magaletta

Carrie

1.0

6 BA+30

Malone

Megan A.

1.0

5 MA

Malone

Megan L.

1.0

7 MA

Mandelberg

Jessica

1.0

2 BA

Manfra

Joyce

1.0

17 MA

Maresca

Karen

1.0

6 BA

Marin

Carol

1.0

16 MA

Marino

Janet

1.0

21 BA+30

Marsh

Kenneth

1.0

10 BA

Mastrian

Cindy

1.0

5 BA

Mastroianni

Sara

1.0

9 BA

Matteo

Elaine

1.0

21 MA

Max

Jamie

1.0

9 BA

Maxwell

Bettsy

1.0

21 MA

McCarthy

Kathleen

1.0

5 BA

McCarthy

John

1.0

16 MA

McElyea

Janean

1.0

6 BA+30

McNally

Mary Jane

1.0

21 MA+30

Menegozzi

Barbara

1.0

21 MA

Mensinger

Maria

1.0

3 MA+30

Mertz-Burkhardt

Donna

1.0

14 MA

Migliore

Lawrence

1.0

21 MA

Miller

Christina

1.0

5 BA

Miller

Patricia

1.0

8 BA+30

Mingle

Matt

1.0

2 BA

Minicozzi

 Enzo

1.0

2 BA

Mitchell

Margaret

1.0

7 MA+30

Mollica

Sharon

1.0

21 MA+30

Mooney

Tim

1.0

14 BA

Mortensen

Mary

1.0

21 MA+30

Mullarkey

John

1.0

12 MA+30

Mullarkey

Lisa

1.0

15 MA+30

Mullen

Linda

1.0

2 BA

Mullins

Mary Grace

1.0

9 MA+30

Muni

Desiree

1.0

10 MA

Murphy

Rebecca

1.0

2 MA

Murphy

Katherine

1.0

2 BA

Muserlian

Michelle

1.0

2 MA

Mutino

Alaina

1.0

10 MA

Nadal-Willis

Cathy

1.0

15 BA

Nagle

Loring

1.0

7 BA

Napier

Tom

1.0

5 MA

Neigel

Scott

1.0

2 MA

Noiset

Jacqueline

1.0

10 MA

Nollkamper

Linda

1.0

14 MA

Novitsky

Jody

1.0

5 BA

O'Connell

Kari

1.0

8 MA

O'Connor

Paul

1.0

9 BA

O'Connor

Kathryn

1.0

14 MA

Ogitis

Germaine

1.0

4 BA

O'Leary

Mary

1.0

8 MA

Oliveira

Jenny

1.0

7 MA

O'Neil

Maureen

1.0

17 MA+30

Orr

Michael

1.0

5 MA

Ost

Jonathan

1.0

2 BA

Pane

Frank

1.0

7 MA

Parr

Jack

1.0

21 MA+30

Parry

Carla

1.0

6 MA+30

Pasquale

Mary

1.0

16 MA

Pellicone

Karen

1.0

11 MA+30

Peluso

Phillip

1.0

3 BA

Pepitone

Michael

1.0

3 BA

Pernice

Philip

1.0

2 MA

Persichino

Rebecca

1.0

6 BA

Persily

David

1.0

3 MA

Peters

Kristin

1.0

4 BA

Philhower

Susan

1.0

14 MA

Pisano

Elaine

1.0

21 MA+30

Polakowski

Lorraine

1.0

21 MA+30

Porro

Allison

1.0

2 MA

Preston

Merle

1.0

21 MA+30

Proukou

Lorraine

1.0

9 BA

Prusina

Rose

1.0

14 MA

Quinn-Foy

Noreen

1.0

7 BA+30

Rauschenberger

Eric

1.0

6 MA

Rawnicki

Hanina

1.0

2 MA

Ray

Deborah

1.0

14 BA+30

Ray

Heather

1.0

4 MA

Rayner

Nancy

1.0

19 MA+30

Reichwald

Shara

1.0

5 MA

Reilly

Barbara

1.0

6 MA

Reilly

Diane

1.0

14 MA

Rein

Erika

1.0

4 MA

Resvick

Debbie

1.0

6 MA

Retzko

Barbara

1.0

21 MA+30

Reynolds

Dorothy

1.0

14 BA

Reznik

Linda

1.0

21 MA+30

Richards

Steven

1.0

6 BA

Rispoli

Stacy

1.0

5 BA

Ritt

Erin

1.0

2 BA

Roggenstein

JoAnn

1.0

21 MA+30

Roio

Amberley

1.0

5 BA

Romano

Malia

1.0

7 MA

Romanyshyn

Robert

1.0

9 BA

Rose

Constance

1.0

16 MA+30

Rossiter

Wendy

1.0

2 MA

Roth

William

1.0

21 MA

Rozzelle

Diane

1.0

21 MA+30

Rubin

Kerry

1.0

8 MA

Russell

Ed

1.0

14 BA

Russo

Robert

1.0

10 BA+30

Russo

Tara

1.0

5 MA

Russo

Sandra

1.0

17 MA+30

Rutledge

Pat

1.0

21 MA+30

Ryan

Amy

1.0

15 MA

Saalfield

Linda

1.0

21 MA+30

Saide

Barry

1.0

5 MA

Sanger

Lauren

1.0

3 BA

Scammell

Barbara

1.0

10 MA+30

Scharf

Jennifer

1.0

6 BA

Scheffler

Marsha

1.0

5 MA

Schlosser

Wendy

1.0

20 MA

Schneider

Laura

1.0

15 BA

Schofield

Gerald

1.0

14 BA

Schwartz

Debra

0.8

13 MA+30

Scott

Brian

1.0

8 MA

Scully

Sloan

1.0

6 BA

Sedorak

Kerry

1.0

6 BA

Segale

Kathleen

1.0

21 MA

Selwood

Kristen

1.0

21 MA

Semler

Connie

1.0

7 MA

Sexton

Rosalie

1.0

21 MA+30

Shanahan

Colleen

1.0

2 BA

Sharer

Celeste

0.4

3 MA

Shiffman

Samuel

1.0

19 MA

Siedler

Dennis

1.0

21 MA+30

Simon

Katherine

1.0

5 MA

Singagliese

Kristen

1.0

7 MA

Slapin

Jann

1.0

21 MA+30

Slattery

Pat

1.0

21 MA+30

Somers

Sandra

1.0

9 MA

Sperber

Toby

1.0

8 BA

Spoerl

Julie

1.0

9 MA

Staada

Kristin

1.0

2 BA

Stanzel

William

1.0

12 MA

Stavenick

Janice

1.0

18 BA+30

Stewart

Marian

1.0

7 BA

Stocker

Krisanne

1.0

12 MA+30

Stout

Katrina

1.0

2 MA+30

Sutterley

Judy

1.0

14 MA

Sweetland

Katherine

1.0

5 BA

Szrom

Christine

1.0

4 BA+30

Taavoste

Patricia

1.0

21 MA+30

Tenga

Gina

1.0

7 MA

Testa

Rosemary

1.0

14 BA+30

Thompson

Lori

1.0

5 BA

Thorpe

Kristen

1.0

13 PhD

Tone

Kimberly

1.0

5 MA+30

Torgersen

Jennifer

1.0

3 MA

Triarsi

Phyllis

1.0

21 MA

Troullos

Roseann

1.0

8 BA

Truppa

Susan

0.3

11 BA

Turtur

Melanie

1.0

2 BA

Ulbrich

Megan

1.0

2 MA

Ulshoefer

Jan

1.0

13 MA+30

Underhill

Tracy

1.0

7 MA

Van Pelt

Megan

1.0

2 MA

VanDerStad

Katherine

1.0

12 MA

VanWageninge

Robert

1.0

21 MA+30

Vena

Theresa

1.0

19 MA+30

Vincent

Judy

1.0

20 BA+30

Visinski

Ann

1.0

21 MA

Vitale

Lisa

1.0

12 MA+30

Vreeland

Patrick

1.0

5 MA

Wallace

Elizabeth

1.0

15 MA

Walsh

Eleanor

1.0

21 MA

Waltz

Josephine

1.0

21 MA+30

Wargo

Susan

1.0

3 BA

Wells

Suzanne

1.0

17 MA

Weniger

Theresa

1.0

17 MA+30

Westergom

Jodie

1.0

5 MA

White

Katherine

1.0

4 BA

White

Joan

1.0

17 MA+30

Wilczewski

Jennifer

1.0

5 MA

Wilhelm

Katherine

1.0

18 MA

Wilson

Kathryn

1.0

3 BA

Wilson

Fern

1.0

20 MA+30

Wilson

Brienne

1.0

3 BA

Wilson

Elizabeth

1.0

6 MA

Winget

Louise

1.0

5 BA+30

Woitunski

Amanda

1.0

4 MA

Wolf

Elizabeth

1.0

21 MA+30

Wong

Wyman

1.0

6 BA

Wright

Adam

1.0

3 MA

Yastremski

David

1.0

9 MA+30

Yiu

Jenna

1.0

6 MA

Zande

Greg

1.0

7 MA

Ziminski

Lori

1.0

10 MA

Zuchowski

Karen

1.0

21 MA+30

Zurich

Kim

1.0

4 BA

 

33)       The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby ratify the 2004-07 contract between the Bernards Township Education Association and the Bernards Township Board of Education.

 

 

 

On motion by Ms. Seitz, seconded by Ms. Bracaglia, Items #1-33 were approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

                        Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci (except Item #33)

“Noes” -          None

“Abstain” -       Mr. Carlucci (only Item #33)

 

POLICY

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following policies on first reading:

 

a)         Policy File Code:  7230            Gifts, Grants, and Donations

b)         Policy File Code:  7510            Use of School Facilities

 

2)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following policies on second reading and adopt said policies:

 

a)         Policy File Code:  3322            Teaching Staff Members’ Use of

                                                                        Cellular Telephones

b)         Policy File Code:  4322            Support Staff Members’ Use of

                                                                        Cellular Telephones

 

On motion by Ms. Bossart, seconded by Mr. Koch, Items #1 & 2 were approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

                        Ms. Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci

“Noes” -          None

“Abstain” -       None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the adoption and purchase of the following textbooks for the 2003-04 school year:

 

School/Subject:

Name of Textbook:

Publisher:

Total Cost:

WAMS/Life Science

Life Science

McDougal Littell

$33,403

RHS/Conceptual Biology

Biology:  The Dynamics of Life

Glencoe/McGraw Hill

  $7,094

RHS/AP Environmental Science

Living With the Environment:  Principles, Connections, and Solutions, 13th Edition

Brooks/Cole Publishing

 

RHS/CP Environmental Science

Environmental Science:  Working with the Earth

Brooks/Cole Publishing

$11,851

 

2)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following curriculum changes for the 2004-05 school year:

 

Japanese III & IV Honors

Italian III & IV Honors

Wind Ensemble Honors

A Cappella Choir Honors

 

3)         The Bernards Township Board of Education does hereby approve the following new elective courses for the 2005-06 school year:

 

Elective Course Title:

School:

Women In American History

Ridge High School

The History of the Middle East

Ridge High School

Man’s Inhumanity To Man

Ridge High Schol

 

On motion by Ms. Seitz, seconded by Ms. Bracaglia, Items #1-3 were approved by the following roll call vote:

 

“Ayes” -           Ms. Bossart, Ms. Bracaglia, Mr. Koch, Ms. Seitz, Ms. Winter,

                        Ms.Woolford, Ms. Zarabara, Mr. Carlucci

“Noes” -          None

“Abstain” -       None

 

XVIII.  Public Forum on Other Than Agenda Items

 

Comments were made regarding the parking lots at Cedar Hill and Ridge High Schools.

Discussion followed on the air conditioning and window replacement at Liberty Corner School.  These items have been referred to the Finance Committee for study. 

 

 

XIX.    Board Forum

 

Comments were made regarding capital projects and Board committee assignments.

 

XX.      Adjournment                                                                          

 

On motion by Mr. Koch, seconded by Ms. Zarabara and approved by all present, the meeting adjourned at 10:37 p.m.

 

                                                                        Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                        Joseph Barcellona

                                                                        Board Secretary