School Board Meeting - Regular

July 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

B O A R D O F E D U C A T I O N
SOUTH PORTLAND SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
South Portland, Maine 04106-3442
 

REGULAR MEETING
Monday, July 11, 2016
7:00 p.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL LECTURE HALL

~ A G E N D A ~

Revised

Call to Order

Roll Call
 Callaghan  Carter  Fitzgerald  Goldberg  House  Matthews  Reynolds  Papi  Stanton

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Statement

Report of the Secretary
1. Approval of the minutes from the Regular Meeting and Special Meetings held on Monday, June 13, 2016.
Motion: Second: Vote:

Report of the Chair
1. Announcement of the Board of Education Retreat, July 14, 2016 at 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the SPHS Learning Commons.
2. Announcement of the next Regular Meeting of the Board of Education: Monday,
August 29, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall.

Report of the Superintendent
1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin
2. Retirements and Resignations – Mr. Kunin
 Alison Roberts, Grade 5, Skillin Elementary School
3. Report on New Business items – Mr. Kunin

Audience of Citizens - Topics on the Agenda
Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak to a topic on the agenda. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes.

Report of Committees
1. Report of the Finance Committee – Ms. Goldberg/Ms. House
2. Report of the Buildings & Grounds Committee – Mr. Matthews/Mr. Carter
3. Report of the Policy Committee – Mr. Carter/Ms. Callaghan
4. Report of the Proficiency-based Learning Committee – Ms. House/Mr. Matthews/Ms. Brown
5. Report of the Middle School Building Committee - Mr. Matthews/Ms. Callaghan

Correspondence

New Business
1. Consideration and action to the following personnel items:

a. Elections:
Mitchell Ouellet, Assistant Principal, Mahoney Middle School
Mary Beth Fellers, Grade 2, Dyer Elementary School
Shana Holt, Guidance Counselor, Skillin Elementary School
Lorraine Jabine, Grade 3, Kaler Elementary School
Amalia Hanlon, Grade 4, Kaler Elementary School
Julie O’Coin, Kindergarten, Skillin Elementary School
Tasha Graff, English/Language Arts, SPHS
Thomas Rice, ELL, SPHS
Daniel Winsor, (OCP) Instructional Support, SPHS
Joanne Naso, Instructional Support, Small Elementary School
Laurie Milton, Art Teacher (1 Year Only), Mahoney Middle School

b. Appointment:
Elementary Curriculum & Instruction Leaders
Tammy Nason-Tierney Kindergarten ELA/Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Kristin Schuler Kindergarten Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Myra Caron Grade 1 Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Kristin Ortiz Grade 2 ELA/Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
MJ Coombs Grade 3 Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Kristin Iles Grade 3 ELA/Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Anna Cloutier Grade 4 Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Ryan Bissell Grade 4 ELA/Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Ellen Corrigan Grade 5 Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)
Sarah Maxwell Grade 5 ELA/Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend)

MS Curriculum-Instruction Leaders
Kara Sparrow Middle School Math Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Memorial (.5 stipend)
Julie Lefevbre Middle School Science Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Mahoney (.5 stipend)
Sarah Glenn Middle School Science Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Memorial (.5 stipend)
Caitlin Albiston Middle School E/LA Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Memorial (.5 stipend)
Deb Woodbury Middle School Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Mahoney (.5 stipend)
Kate Porter Middle School Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction Leader @ Memorial (.5 stipend)
 

K-12 Curriculum-Instruction Leaders/Coordinators
K-12 Nurses Coordinator Sue Heeschen
K-12 Social Work Coordinator (.5 stipend) Dan Connolly/
K-12 Guidance Coordinator (.5 stipend) Jody Frey
K-12 Art Coordinator (.5 stipend Dara Jarrendt /
K-12 Art Coordinator (.5 stipend) Christine Caswell
K-12 Instrumental Music Coordinator Sandy Barry
K-12 Health/Phys. Ed Coordinator Amanda Roy
K-12 Library Info Coordinator Jen Stanbro

Motion: Second: Vote:

2. Consideration and action to authorize the Chairperson to appoint a special committee on school start times to report back to the School Board with a recommendation on possible changes to school start times for the 2017-2018 school year.
Motion: Second: Vote:

3. Consideration and action to authorize expenditures of up to $33,000 from the Musical Program School Reserves Fund #0202-91870, to purchase equipment as detailed in the Superintendent’s Memo.
Motion: Second: Vote:

4. Consideration and action to approve the addition of a 1.0 FTE nurse for one year only per the Superintendent’s Memo.
Motion: Second: Vote:

5. Consideration and action to approve the following donations/grants.

 $5000 donation to SPHS Athletics equipment shed from the Quarterback Club
 $250 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program for Walmart Store #1796
 $300 donation to the SPHS Courtyard Project from Beth Gwozdz
 $4000 grant to the South Portland School Nutrition Program from Full Plates Full Potential
 School supplies valued at $8,303.95 from Ruth’s Reusable Resources to Small Elementary School
 $1426 donation to Small Elementary School from Hannaford Helps Schools program.
 Buffalo Wild Wings donated dinner to the UNUM Mentor Dinner at Memorial Middle School. The donation is valued at $195.
Motion: Second: Vote:

*Audience of Citizens - Open Discussion
*Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak on any educational topic. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes.

6. Consideration and action to enter into executive session pursuant to 1 MRSA§405 (6) (D) to discuss negotiations with the South Portland Educational Support Professionals Association.
Motion: Second: Vote:

7. Consideration and action to come out of Executive Session.
Motion: Second: Vote:

8. Consideration and action to enter into Executive Session pursuant to 1 MRSA§405 (6) (A)
to discuss evaluation of the Superintendent.
Motion: Second: Vote:

9. Consideration and action to come out of Executive Session.
Motion: Second: Vote:

Adjournment
Motion: Second: Vote: Time:

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