Regular Session - January 22, 2018

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Dates: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
BOARD OF EDUCATION
School District of South Orange Maplewood NJ
525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA  
PUBLIC BOARD MEETING
Monday, January 22, 2018
 

REGULAR MEETING (7:30 PM)

Call to Order – Announcement of Notice
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Board Recognition
Approve Board Minutes: Executive and Public Session Minutes: December 18, 2017 Board Retreat Minutes: January 3, 2018

SUPERINTENDENT’S MONTHLY UPDATE (7:35 PM)

PRESIDENT’S UPDATE (7:45 PM)

HEARING OF INDIVIDUALS AND DELEGATIONS (7:50 PM)

Please note that Public Speaks is not a time for dialogue with the Board of Education – It is an opportunity for you to share a comment with the Board of Education. In addition, by law, administrators and Board of Education members are not permitted to publicly discuss personnel matters, student discipline, or other issues requiring confidentiality.  While we may not respond to comments, all input shared with the Board of Education is taken very seriously, and will inform future deliberations and work by the Board of Education and its committees. Discussion items

DISCUSSION (8:20 PM) 

  • 2018-2019 Budget
  • Policy 2415.30 Title I – Educational Stability For Children In Foster Care – 2nd  reading
  • Policy 5330.01 Administration of Medical Marijuana – 2nd reading
  • Policy 5331 Management of Life Threatening Allergies in Schools – 2nd reading
  • Policy 8505 Local Wellness Policy/Nutrient Standards for Meals and Other Foods – 2nd reading
  • Committee Reports

ACTION (9:20 PM)

3661
Approve: A) Memorial; B) Retirement; C) Appointments; D) Appointment Of Leave Replacement Staff; E) Suspensions; F) Change In End Date; G) Leaves Of Absence; H) Salary Adjustments; I) 2016-2017 Salary Adjustment; J) Stipends; K) Approve New Position; L) Approve Job Descriptions
3662
Approve: A) Appointment Of Substitute Teachers For the 2017-2018 School Year; B) Appointment Of Long-Term Substitute Teachers For The 2017-2018 School Year Paid At A Daily Rate Of $160; C) Appointment Of Long-Term Substitute Teachers For the 2017-2018 School Year Paid At A Daily Rate Of $100; D) Appointment Of Substitute School Nurse For The 2017-2018 School Year Paid At A Daily Rate Of $215; E) Appointment Of Volunteers For the 2017-2018 School Year; F) Appointment Of Out-Of-District Coaches For The 2017-2018 School Year
3663
Approve: 2017-2018 School Year Out Of District Placements
3664
Approve the following REVISED CURRICULA:   A) ELA- Journalistic Writing and Analysis; B) ELA- Contemporary Literature; C) Creative Writing and the Study of Poetry; D) ELA-Literature and Philosophy; E) ELA – Research-Based Writing and Debate; F) ELA-English 3; G) ELA-English 4; H) World Language – AP French Language and Culture; I) World Language – AP Italian Language and Culture& Italian 4; J) World Language – AP Spanish Language and Culture; K) World Language AP Spanish Literature and Culture; L) World Language – Latin 2; M) World Language – Latin 3; N) World Language – Latin 4; O) Fine Arts – Animation 1; P) Fine Arts – Animation 2; Q) Fine Arts – Chamber Choir Excelsior Singers ; R) STEM – Honors Calculus; S) STEM – AP Calculus AB & AP Calculus BC; T) STEM – Advanced Honors Pre-Calculus; U) STEM – Pre-Calculus and Honors Pre-Calculus; V) STEM – College Prep Mathematics; W) STEM – Desktop Publishing; X) STEM – Supplementary Math-12; Y) STEM – Senior Advanced Biology; Z) Health – Elementary Health
3665
Approve: 2018-2019 School Calendar
3666
Approve: Affirmation Of Harassment, Intimidation And Bullying (HIB) Investigations For The Month Of December 2017
3667
Approve: A) Financial Reports; B) Board Of Education’s Monthly Certification; C) Approve Attendance And Work Related Travel Expenses; D) Approve Board Member Attendance And Related Travel Expenses; E) Approve Special Education Related Service Providers For The 2017-18 School Year; F) Accept Donation To Parenting Center; G) Approve Use Of Vendors; H) Approve Request For Additional Paraprofessionals; I) Accept Grant From Montclair State University Foundation For Columbia High School ELL Program; J) Appoint Robin Baker As A Member Of The Representative Assembly Of The Essex Regional Educational Services Commission For The Remainder Of The 2017-18 School Year; K) Establish Reserve For Encumbrances For 2016-17 Open Purchase Orders; L) Authorize Joint Bid Process With The Village Of South Orange
3668
Policy 2415.30 Title I – Educational Stability For Children In Foster Care, Policy 5330.01 Administration of Medical Marijuana, Policy 5331 Management of Life Threatening Allergies in Schools, Policy 8505 Local Wellness Policy/Nutrient Standards for Meals and Other Foods
3669
Approve: 2017-2018 Update to Uniform State Memorandum of Agreement Between Education And Law Enforcement Officials
3670
Approve: Seth Boyden Choice 2018-2019 School Year
3671
Approve: School Field Trip Destination

HEARING OF INDIVIDUALS AND DELEGATIONS (9:35 PM)

NEW BUSINESS (9:50 PM)           

The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.
The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.
The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.
The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.
The Board of Education will hold a Public Session on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ to honor retirees and celebrate accomplishments. No action will be taken.
The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.