Hudson School Board to approve high school classes

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The Hudson Schools Board of Education is expected to approve several new high school classes at its Dec. 17 meeting at 7 p.m. at the high school.

The additional classes include:

Examining Race: An American Study

Introduction to Music Technology

Mandarin Chinese IV

Designing Mobile Apps

Advanced Art

Mixed Media with Drawing Design

Advanced Drawing

Creative Painting

Advanced Painting

Creative Crafts

Video Production.

The meeting agenda follows:

Hudson City School District

Hudson, Ohio

Board of Education

Regular Meeting

December 17, 2012

7:00 P.M.

I. Opening of the Meeting – Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call

Mr. DiMauro _____

Mrs. Engelman _____

Mr. Field _____

Mr. Mushock _____

Mr. Zuro _____

IV. Commendations –

STEM AWARDS – Christina Wooley, Curriculum Coordinator

AP Recognition – Brian Wilch, High School Principal

V. Educational Focus

Trails of Hudson

BYOD Update – Mrs. Doreen Osmun , Director of Curriculum &

Instruction

VI. Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items

VII. Student Representative – Mr. Ben Tiemann

VIII. Consent Agenda Treasurer – Mrs. Kathryn Sines

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the following items:

A. Fund to Fund Transfer

Fund/SCC Fund Name Amount Notes (if applicable)

002-1300

Debt Service Fund - COPS

2004 $ 980,000.00

Transfer funds in for

COPS debt payments.

004-1300 Building Fund - COPS 2004 $(980,000.00)

Transfer funds out for

COPS debt payments.

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Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____,

Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____

IX. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Treasurer – Mrs. Kathryn Sines

A. Approval of Minutes

Be It Resolved That: The minutes of the regular meeting of November 19, 2012

be approved.

B. Financial Report

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approves the November 2012 financial report.

C. Gifts and Grants

1. $25.00 - Donation in Lieu of Magazine Purchase – Mr. & Mrs. David Lindner,

6505 Fossil Crest Drive, Ft. Collins, CO 80525.

2. $100.00 – Donation in Lieu of Magazine Purchase – Mr. & Mrs. Jay

McCutcheon, 5143 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122.

3. $100.00 – Donation to Holiday Sharing Program – Hanz Foundation, 1521

Georgetown Road, Suite 104, Hudson, OH 44236.

4. $150.00 – Donation to the New Dimensions Program – Mr. & Mrs. Kotecki,

7232 Curry Circle, Hudson, OH 44236.

5. $100.00 – Donation to the New Dimensions Program – Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery

Dunlap, 7264 Dillman Drive, Hudson, OH 44236.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____,

Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____

X. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Superintendent – Mr. Steve

Farnsworth

A. Certified Personnel

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved contingent

upon all certification/licensure requirements being met.

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1. Leave of Absence

Meikle, Jennifer Parental Leave End of Maternity Leave to 6-6-13

2. Return from Leave of Absence

Vaughn, Leah Parental Leave Ef. 1-22-13

3. Employment

Brewster, Amanda Art .5 IV-1 $20,272 ($10,958 prorated) Ef. 1-7-13

4. Employment - Community Outreach Meeting Ef. 11-28-12

Conn, Laura NTE1.5 hrs $31.85/hr

Devore, Jennifer NTE1.5 hrs $31.85/hr

Pace, Angela NTE1.5 hrs $31.85/hr

Pearson, Jennifer NTE1.5 hrs $25.47/hr

Rischitelli, Jennifer NTE1.5 hrs $25.47/hr

Smith, Carol NTE1.5 hrs $31.85/hr

Wentz, Karen NTE1.5 hrs $31.85/hr

5. Employment - Substitute - 2012-2013 School Year - Hours as Needed

Ujvari, Caroline Approved sub rate Ef. 12-17-12

6. Employment - Conferences - 2012-13 School Year

Thies, Jessica NTE 7.5 hrs $47.38/hr

7. Employment – Preschool/School Age Psych Services – 2012-13 School Year

Devore, Jennifer NTE 70 hrs (10 days) $58.67/hr

8. Employment - Home Instruction & Tutoring - 2012-13 Schl Yr - Hrs as Needed

a. Ozello, Lisa $27.48/hr Ef. 10-15-12

b. Quinn, Deanna $27.48/hr Ef. 10-15-12

9. Employment – Substitute IEP Writing

Kaltner, Trudy NTE 2 hrs $31.85/hr Ef. 11-4-12

10. Change in Hours – Individual Small Group Instruction Teacher

Carey, Lauren – From 5.95 dly hrs to 6.10 dly hrs – Ef. 11-12-12

B. Support Personnel

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved.

1. Retirement

Donnelly, Susan, Auxilary Services, Western Reserve Academy, Ef. 12-31-12

2. Employment

a. Wilfong, Thomas – IT Support Technician, Non-represented, 260 day

assign, 8 dly hrs, $39,000 ann, Ef. 11-27-12

b. Delsanter, Sharon – Educ Aide/KG, Class 11.05, Step 0, $12.69 hrly,

6.75 dly hrs, S186 day assign, Ef. 12-5-12

3. Employment – Community Ed & Recreation – Adult - Hours as Needed

Bisbee, Randall Explorer Zone Asst. $9.50/hr Ef. 11-19-12

4. Employment – Community Ed & Rec/Natatorium-Adult-Hours as Needed

Oliver, Susan Learn to Swim Instructor $15.00/hrly Ef. 11-12-12

5. Change in assignment

Slopnick, Monica – from Secretary G, Class 6.0, Step 13, $17.62 hrly,

7.5 dly hrs, S213 day assign to EMIS-Asst., Non-represented, $37,321

annually, 8 dly hrs, N260 day assign, Ef. 1-7-13

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6. Change in Salary

Davis, Matthew, Coord. of School/Community Aquatics– from $50,510

annually to $49,160 annually, Ef. 2012-2013 school year

C. Extracurricular/Supplemental

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved.

1. Resignation - Athletic - Certified

Doty, Leo HS Track B Ast Ef. 11-16-12

2. Addition of an extracurricular position

HS Swim Team Coach Ast - at the HEA Negotiated Rate of 8%

3. Employment - Athletic - Support

a. Caplin, David HS Track B 11% $4304 Ef. 3-11-13

b. Edwards, Dee HS Ice Hcky Ast Volunteer Ef. 11-2-12

c. McNally, Hope MS Lax G 10.4% $4069 Ef 2-25-13

4. Employment - Athletic - Certified

a. Aurand, Bradley MS Ath Supr-Spring 15% $5868 Ef. 3-11-13

b. Carbone, Anthony HS Weight Rm Wntr 4.5% $1761 Ef. 11-26-12

c. Kear, Holly HS Swim Ast 8% $3130 Ef. 11-2-12

d. Lhotsky-May, Jessica HS Track B Ast 8% $3130 Ef. 3-11-13

e. Schmidt, Michael HS Swim Ast 8.8% $3443 Ef. 11-2-12

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____,

Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____

D. Policies First Reading

E. Appointment of President Pro Tempore

In accordance with the Board Policy 0152, the Board of Education appoints the

Immediate Past President, Dave Zuro, as President Pro Tempore from January

1, 2013 through the beginning of the Organizational Board of Education Meeting,

January 10, 2013.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____,

Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____

XI. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Director of Curriculum and

Instruction, Mrs. Doreen Osmun

A. High School Additional/Revised Courses

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Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the addition of the following proposed courses at Hudson High

School beginning in the 2013-2014 school year:

Examining Race: An American Study

Introduction to Music Technology

Mandarin Chinese IV

Designing Mobile Apps

Advanced Art

Mixed Media with Drawing Design

Advanced Drawing

Creative Painting

Advanced Painting

Creative Crafts

Video Production

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the revision of the following courses at Hudson High School

beginning in the 2013-2014 school year:

Digital Photography I, II, III

Entrepreneurship *Dual Credit

World History

Senior Literature

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____,

Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____

XII. Unfinished Business

XIII. Public Comments Concerning Non-Agenda Items

XIV. New Business

A. Organizational Meeting

Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:00 PM - High School Media Center

B. Board Coffees

Thursday, January 24, 2013 8:00 – 9:30 AM Panera

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 7:00 – 8:30 PM Caribou Coffee

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XV. Executive Session

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education convene

to an executive session per ORC 121.22 to consider the employment and

compensation of public employees.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____,

Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____

XVI. Adjournment

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education Meeting

be adjourned.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____,

Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____

Time Adjourned______

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