HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

7:00 P.M.

PUBLIC MEETING

CALL TO ORDER: Board Secretary

STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE: Open Public Meeting Act OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT: This meeting is being held in conformity to the Open Public Meetings Act N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et. seq. Proper public notice of the meeting was published in the local papers on June 25 and June 26, 2011. If any Board member or member of the public in attendance believes that the meeting is in violation of the Open Public Meetings Act, the Hoboken Board of Education requests that they make a statement at this time. The Board wishes to make those in attendance aware that this meeting is being recorded on video and will be broadcast by the Board at a later date on CATV Channel 77. The Hoboken Board of Education is committed to preserving the decorum of the public process and is mindful that we live in the electronic age of computers, cell phones and other electronic communications devices. Nevertheless, we respectfully request that all meeting participants kindly silence their electronic devices during the course of the meeting, and if use of the device is necessary, we ask that you please leave the meeting room if you need to conduct personal business.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

ROLL CALL PRESENT Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon Markle, Rose Marie McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen ABSENT

Also Present:

RECOGNITION

REPORTS Superintendent of Schools a. Presentation of the NJQSAC monitoring results Business Administrator Committee Reports Board of Education President

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

PUBLIC COMMENT – Limited to 5 Minutes per person or as modified by presiding officer Agenda Items Only

ACTION: Approval of Minutes Policies Curriculum and Instruction Governance and Personnel Finance Facilities Grants

BOARD BUSINESS:

PUBLIC COMMENT: Limited to 5 Minutes per person or as modified by presiding officer Agenda and Non-Agenda Items

CONSIDERATION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION:

ADJOURNMENT:

FUTURE PUBLIC BOARD MEETINGS: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF MINUTES June 28, 2011: Public Meeting

Roll Call Vote: Approval of Minutes June 28, 2011 Public Meeting Motioned by: Seconded by: Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF MINUTES August 16, 2011: Public Meeting

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF MINUTES August 16, 2011: Closed Session

Roll Call Vote: Approval of Minutes August 16, 2011 Public Meeting August 16, 2011 Closed Session

Motioned by:

Seconded by:

Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

POLICIES: RESOLUTION No. PL0001-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF POLICY Policy #5141.8 Sports Related Concussion and Head Injury

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF POLICY REVISIONS Policy #1100 Communicating with the Public Policy #6178 Early Childhood Education/Preschool Policy #6171.4 Special Education Policy #6164.1 Intervention and Referral Services for General Education Pupils Policy #6142.12 Career and Technical Education Policy #6121 Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action Policy #6114 Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Policy #5145.4 Equal Educational Opportunity Policy #5141 Health Policy #5131.6 Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco (Substance Abuse) Policy#5131.5 Vandalism/Violence

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Policy #5114 Suspension and Expulsion Policy #4211 Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Policy #4112.2 Certification Policy #4111.1/4211.1 Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action Policy #4111 Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Policy #3326 Payment for Goods and Services Policy #2224 Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action Policy #1120 Board of Education Meetings Policy #9322 Public and Executive Sessions Policy#9111 Qualifications and Requirements of Board Members

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Roll Call Vote: Superintendent Agenda Resolution No. PL0001-11-12 Motioned by: Seconded by: Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION:

RESOLUTION No. CI0001-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF TEXTBOOKS REVIEWED BY THE BOARD CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS COMMITTEE RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following textbooks for adoption: Title 1. Discovering Geometry: An Investigative Approach, 4th ed. (Key Curriculum Press) 2. The Language of Composition (Bedford/St. Martin’s Press) 3. Parliano Italiano: A Comunicative Approach, 3rd ed. (Heinle) 4. Abriendo Paso, 2nd ed (Pearson-Prentice Hall) ISBN# 978-1-55953-4 Course Geometry-Honors

13: 978-0-312-45094-6

AP English Language and Composition

13:978-0618533053

Italian, Grades 10-12

0131660977

Spanish III-Honors

RESOLUTION No. CI0002-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE HOBOKEN SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE HOBOKEN HISTORICAL MUSEUM, FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves an agreement between the Hoboken School District and the Hoboken Historical Museum, for the 2011-2012 School Year for museum programs/field trips at a cost not to exceed $6,440.

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. CI0003-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF CURRICULUM FROM BOARD CURRICULUM COMMITTEE AS OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 AND RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION: RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following curriculum for adoption: English-Language Arts Literacy (Grades K through 5)

Roll Call Vote: Superintendent Agenda Resolution No. CI0001-11-12 through No. CI0003-11-12 Motioned by: Seconded by: Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0001-11-12 SUBJECT: ACCEPTANCE OF RESIGNATIONS RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, accepts the following resignations: Staff Member School or Location Calabro School Position and UPC Code Teacher Aide AID.FL.SEAP.01 Teacher Aide AID.FL.ICAP.05 Teacher Aide AID.HS.MAID.01 Teacher Aide AID.FL.SEAP.12 Speech Language Specialist TCH.FL.SPLP.01 Teacher Aide AID.FL.ICAP.15 Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Personnel ADM.CO.DRIC.01 Effective Date August 30, 2011

1. Clarissa Gasca 2. Rahyza Rodriguez 3. Mary Nisler 4. Latifah Majette 5. Jessica Taromina 6. Samuel Marcus 7. John Anzul

Wallace School

August 24, 2011

Wallace School

August 11, 2011

Connors School

August 14, 2011

Wallace School

August 30, 2011

Hoboken High School

September 7, 2011

Central Office

August 17, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0002-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENTS 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the appointments of the following personnel in the Hoboken School District, for the 2011-2012 school year on the HEA salary guides, pending the full satisfaction of requisite New Jersey Department of Education and District employment criteria. All appropriate salary changes will be made pending completion of the negotiations between the Hoboken Board of Education and the Hoboken Education Association for the 2011-2012 school years.

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

ALSO, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approves the submission to the County Superintendent of Schools the applications for emergency hiring and each applicant’s attestation that he/she has not been convicted of any disqualifying crime pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:6-7.1 et seq., N.J.S.A. 18A-:39-17 et seq., or N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.13 et seq. for the employees listed below, if necessary:

NAME

ASSIGNMENT ACCOUNT NUMBER UPC Code Part-time Clerk Superintendent’s Office CLR.CO.CLKP.01 11-000-221-105-13-1098-000 Teacher Aide Connors School AID.FL.SEAF.01 15-209-100-106-09-1072-000 Part Time Custodian Hoboken High School CUS.FL.CUSP.09 Part Time Custodian Hoboken High School CUS.FL.CUSP.10 Chemistry Teacher Hoboken High School TCH.HS.SCIH.03 Teacher – Special Education Hoboken High School TCH.HS.SPED.02 Athletic Director High School DIR.HS.ATH.01

EFFECTIVE DATES September 14, 2011June 30, 2012

ANNUAL BASE SALARY/STIPEND $10 per hour 19 hours per week

1. Victoria Lopez

2. Toni Ann Mussara

September 14, 2011June 30, 2012

$13 per hour

3. Matthew Fusco

September 14, 2011June 30, 2012

$7.50 per hour

4. Edward Lee Gonzalez

September 14, 2011 June 30, 2012

$7.50 per hour

5. Kabita Choudhury

September 14, 2011June 30, 2012

Step 3 BA $47,442

6. Ashley Roskowski

September 14, 2011June 30, 2012

Step 6 MA $57,657

7. Martin Shannon

December 11, 2011June 30, 2011

Step 7 MA/BA60 $60,129. plus Stipend $8,510

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0003-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF SUBSTITUTE CLERK FOR PART-TIME POOL OF CLERKS RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following appointment of Substitute Clerk Pool as follows for the 2011-2012 school year: Staff Name Rosemarie Lorenzo Position Clerk Per Hour $10 per hour Effective Date September 14, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0004-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the Special Education Settlement Agreement in the matter of the hearing Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Reference No. 2011-17283.

RESOLUTION No. GP0005-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the Special Education Settlement Agreement in the matter of the hearing Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Reference No. 2011-17045.

RESOLUTION No. GP0006-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF PROMOTION FROM CUSTODIAN TO ENGINEER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following promotion:

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Staff Name Jorge Rodriguez

Old Position Per HSEA Contract Custodian 1st Step $23,030 plus $1000 Night Differential $24,030

New Position Engineer High School 1st Step $23,380 plus $1,000 Night Differential $24,380

Effective Date July 23, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0007-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF 2011-2012 CALABRO AFTER-SCHOOL CARE PROGRAM STAFF RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following staff for positions in the 2011-2012 Calabro School After Care Program, if there is adequate enrollment (20 full-time participants), to support the program at no cost to district. Salaries are from 13424-200-100-04-1013-000 and supplies are from 13-424-200-600-04-1812-000: Position Salaries per HEA Contract Head Teacher $34 an hour Teacher $34 an hour

Staff

Days 2 days per week

Times 2:35 pm – 5:30 pm

1. Annette Lisa 2. Kleopatra Kontogiannis

2 days per week

2:35 pm – 5:30 pm

3. Saima Farooq 4. Victoria Monaco 5. Kimberly Pala-Falco

Teacher $34 an hour Teacher Aide $13 an hour Teacher Aide $13 an hour

1 day per week

2:35 pm – 5:30 pm

5 days per week

2:35 pm – 4:00 pm

5 days per week

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0008-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF STAFF FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHER POOL RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following staff to a pool of substitute teachers and request permission to apply for Hudson County Substitute Certificates for the following staff: Staff Name Michael Percontino Position Substitute Teacher Per Diem $80 Effective Date September 14, 2011

RESOLUTION NO. GP0009-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF LIST OF STUDENT TEACHER PLACEMENTS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2011-2012 RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following list of student teacher placements for the 2011-2012 school year:

Student Teacher 1. Felicia Cozze

School and Position Connors Physical Education Hoboken High School English Hoboken High School Student Counseling Hoboken High School SBYSP Counselor Wallace Early Childhood Kindergarten Wallace Music (elementary) Wallace Music (elementary)

Cooperating Teacher Shaun Kolmer

Time Period 10/24/2011 -12/19/2011

2.

Douglas Oswin

Jenissa Wilson

09/26/2011 – 10/28/2011 15 hour observation 09/12/2011 -12/9/2011 150 hour practicum 10/03/2011 - 4/16/2012 15 hours per week internship 09/14/2011 - 12/02/2011 1 day a week 09/14/2011 -11/02/2011 1 day a week 09/14/2011 - 11/02/2011 1 day a week

3.

Jenna Wendolski

Evalee Bastistich

4.

Samuel Pena

Amanda Peters

5.

Maria Avalos

Roseangela Perez

6.

Steven Fink

Kim Dunne

7.

Linda Grossman

Kim Dunne

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0010-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF LIST FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHER RE-HIRES FOR THE 20112012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following list of substitute teacher re-hires for the 2011-2012 school year:

Staff 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Amy Talhouk-Hvizdak Samantha Lopez Daniel Risso Robert Bice Catherine Girerd

Per Diem $ 90 $ 80 $ 80 $ 90 $ 90

Effective Date September 14, 2011 September 14, 2011 September 14, 2011 September 14, 2011 September 14, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0011-11-12 SUBJECT: THE APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL HOURS AS NEEDED AND WHEN NECESSARY FOR PART-TIME BUS AIDES FROM 3 ½ HOURS OR 4 ½ HOURS PER DAY UP TO 5 HOURS RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following list of part-time bus aides effective for the school year 2011-2012:

Staff 1. Robyn Johnson

Rate per hour and hours $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed

Effective Date September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012

2. Alice Ramos

3. Margarita Oquendo

4. Frank Belfiore

5. Cheryl Gaston

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Staff

Rate per hour and hours

Effective Date

6. Anna Oliveras

$8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hours a day as needed $8.50 per hour Up to 5 hour a day as needed

September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012

7. Anna Ponteliona

8. Aida Mineros

RESOLUTION No. GP0012-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF THE REQUIRED NJQSAC DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, submits the required NJQSAC District Improvement Plan in DPR areas where the district received less than 80% of eligible points (Instruction and Program)

RESOLUTION No. GP0013-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF STAFF TO BE PLACED ON NEW PAYROLL LEVEL AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2011 AS PER HEA CONTRACT, ARTICLE X SALARY PROVISIONS 10.6. RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, and after examination by the Equivalency Committee, hereby recommends the following staff to be placed on their new payroll level effective October 1, 2011 as per HEA contract, Article X Salary Provision 10.6. All appropriate salary changes will be made pending completion of the negotiations between the Hoboken Board of Education and the Hoboken Education Association for the 2011-2012 school year.

Staff 1. Jenissa Wilson

2010-2011 Rate Step 8 BA $62,223 Step 7 MA/BA60 $60,129

Effective Date 10/01/2011 2011-2012 Rate Step 8 BA+30 $65,221 Step 7 MA+30 $62,337

2. Patricia Hack

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0014-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF STAFF RETURNING FROM LEAVES RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following staff returning from leave: Staff Member Amanda Peters From August 1, 2011 To October 3, 2011 Type of Leave Unpaid Maternity Leave

RESOLUTION No. GP0015-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING MENTEE AND MENTOR AT HOBOKEN HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following staff for the mentoring program at Hoboken High School for the 2011-2012 school year: Mentee Danielle Miller (Theater Teacher) Mentor Steve D’Bernado (Social Studies Teacher) School Hoboken High School Effective Date September 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012

RESOLUTION No. GP0016-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL TUITION REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE 20112012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the instructional reimbursement for the 2011-2012 school year, according to Article XXII Professional Development and Educational Improvement 23.4 of the Agreement between the Hoboken Board of Education and the Hoboken Education Association (line account #11-000-291-280-13-0813-002).

Teacher Jayshree Amin

Credits 3

Tuition Reimbursement $ 1,425

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0017-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF TEACHERS TO A POOL OF HOME INSTRUCTORS FOR THE 20112012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following teachers to a pool of home instructors for the 2011-2012 school year.

Staff 1. 2. 3. 4. Concetta Drew Donna Interdonato Christopher Munoz Margaret Singaliese

Hourly rate per HEA contract $34 $34 $34 $34

Line Item 11-219-100-101-20-1092-000 11-219-100-101-20-1092-000 11-219-100-101-20-1092-000 11-219-100-101-20-1092-000

RESOLUTION No. GP0018-11-12 SUBJECT: THE APPROVAL OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE INVENTORY SURVEY RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a Comprehensive School Climate Inventory required under the “Anti-Bullying Legislation.” Distribution starting on September 21 with Kindergarten through 7th grade parents and proceed with the students and staff until October 12, 2011. (High School parents will have the option to complete surveys at the HHS Open House on September 27, 2011.)

RESOLUTION No. GP0019-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF THE STRENGTH TRAINING INSTRUCTORS FOR THE 20112012 SCHOOL YEAR RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the strength training instructors for the 2011-2012 school year:

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Staff 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Chanta Blue Shawn Kolmer Manny Perez Martin Shannon Carmine Ronga Erin Kubach Louis Tagliere Ryan Sorafine John Peluso

Season 2011-2012 School Year Fall Fall Fall Winter Winter Winter Spring Spring Spring

Extra-curricular stipend per week per HEA Contract $191 $191 $191 $191 $191 $191 $191 $191 $191

RESOLUTION No. GP0020-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF SIDEBAR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HOBOKEN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WITH REGARD TO THE STIPEND POSITION OF (THEATER DIRECTOR) RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a Sidebar Agreement between The Hoboken Board of Education and The Hoboken Education Association revising Schedule B of the Agreement to include the following for the 2011-2012 School Year:

Position

Stipend $ 6,500 per production

Director of Theater Production

RESOLUTION No. GP0021-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF A SIDEBAR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HOBOKEN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WITH REGARD TO THE POSITON OF ATHLETIC TRAINER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a Sidebar Agreement between The Hoboken Board of Education and The Hoboken Education Association concerning the new Athletic Trainer. The Athletic Trainer will work from August 15, 2011 through June 15, 2012. As a certified staff member the new Athletic Trainer is entitled to representation by the Association and has been placed on the appropriate step of the salary guide set forth in the Agreement. He must work a minimum of 1,169 hours during the time period. If the Athletic Trainer exceeds 1,169 hours, he shall be entitled to compensation at the rate of $34 per hour.

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0022-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF FIELD TRIP REQUESTS RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following field trip requests for the 20112012 school year:

Date NEW JERSEY: 09/25/11

School

Grade

Staff

Purpose/Destination

Cost

Account Charged

Hoboken High School

8-12

M. Alberto-Kolmer

Community Service Hours Newport Liberty Half Marathon (Beneficiary: Jersey City Medical Center) Newport Center Jersey City, NJ

No cost to district

OUT-OF-STATE: 02/23/1202/25/12 Hoboken High School 12 J. Burrell P. Ciriello Senior Trip Kissimmee Hotel Orlando, Fl No cost to district

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GP0023-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP REQUESTS RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following workshop requests for the 20112012 school year:

School Brandt

Date(s) 10/18/11

Staff Adriana Coppola

Purpose / Destination School Safety & Security Plans Parsippany, NJ

Cost / Account Charged No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 56 miles 15-000-223-580-02-0000-000 $199 Transportation Costs $7 train fare 15-000-223-580-02-0000-000 $99 Transportation Costs $43 11-00-251-580-12-0000-000 $99 Transportation Costs $43 11-000-251-580-12-0000-000

Brandt

10/19/11

Denise Valentin

Management Skills for Support Staff New York, NY Review and update new pension law New Brunswick, NJ Review and update new pension law New Brunswick, NJ

Central Office

09/16/11

Dianne Botti

Central Office

09/16/11

Mallory Sullivan

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

School Central Office

Date(s) 10/28/11

Staff Mallory Sullivan

Purpose / Destination Implementation of Internal Controls New Brunswick, NJ Payroll Workshop New Brunswick, NJ

Cost / Account Charged $99 Transportation Costs $43 11-000-251-580-12-0000-000 $99 Transportation Costs $43 11-000-251-580-12-0000-000 No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 8 miles round trip 11-000-223-500-13-0892-000 No cost to district Transportation Costs 700 @ $.31 per mile Toll $60. Total cost $277 11-000-251-580-12-0000-000

Central Office

10/21/11

Mallory Sullivan

Central Office

09/01/11

Dr. Miguel Hernandez

District/Charter School Anti-Bullying Coordinators Meeting Secaucus, NJ 07094 Training sessions at Systems 3000 Eatontown, NJ

Central Office

TBD 6 training sessions

Mallory Sullivan

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

School Central Office Board Members

Date(s) 10/23/11 – 10/26/11

Staff Mark Toback Robert Davis Rose Marie Markle Theresa Minutillo Peter Biancamano Carmelo Garcia Leon Gold Ruth McAllister Frances Rhodes-Kearns Irene Sobolov Maureen Sullivan Bernetta Davis

Purpose / Destination NJSBA Fall Conference Increase knowledge basenetwork with other districts Atlantic City, NJ

Cost / Account Charged Registration $850 Mileage – 1500 for all 11 attendees Tolls - $250 Meals & gratuities $726 Daily allowance Parking $300 Total cost $3,626 11-000-230-585-11-0251-000

Brandt

09/13/11

Central Office

10/14/11

Thomas Fitzgibbons

DOE Fiscal Meeting East Orange Board of Education Section 504 in New Jersey Identify and planning for students with disabilities in the schools Parsippany, NJ

No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile $199 fee Transportation Costs Mileage $15.32 Other expenses $59.95 11-000-219-390-20-0257

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

School Connors

Date(s) 11/22/11

Staff Marni Rosenblum

Purpose / Destination Using the IPAD and Support Special Ed Students Bergen County ETTC Rochelle Park , NJ

Cost / Account Charged $60 Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 29.2 roundtrip 15-000-223-320-09-0257

Hoboken High School

09/22/11

David Antunes

Central Office

09/23/11

Thomas Fitzgibbons

Hoboken High School

10/07/11

Frances Cohen

New Jersey Alternate Proficiency Assessment – Become familiar with APA Marriott Saddle Brook, NJ Hot Topics in NJ Special Ed. Admin. & Compliance Red Bank, NJ ERIC’s G & t Learning Fair, Mullica Hill, New Jersey

No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile $4.96 No cost to district $.31 per mile $14.54 $75 Transportation Costs 75 miles at $.31 Tolls $10 11-190-100-580-13-0000-000 No cost to district Transportation Costs 42 miles at $.31 11-000-223-500-13-0892-000

Hoboken High School

09/14/11

Cecilia D’Elia

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator Parsippany, NJ

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

School Wallace

Date(s) 09/22/11

Staff Amanda PraSisto

Purpose / Destination N.J. APA Training Saddle Brook, NJ

Cost / Account Charged No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile X 15.6 11-000-219-580-20-0000-000 $378 registration fee $189.99 each Transportation Costs $17.36 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000 No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000 No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 11-000-219-580-20-0000-000 $189.99 registration Transportation Costs $.31 per mile 15-000-223-320-04-0000-100

Hoboken High School

10/14/11

Robin Piccapietra Kate Dominique

Section 504 in NJ Parsippany, NJ

Hoboken High School

09/21/11, 01/24/11, and 05/30/11 9/22/11

Dan Loughran

Central Office

Thomas Fitzgibbons

Hudson County Curriculum Consortium Core Member Jersey City, New Jersey Admin. APA Training Saddle Brook, NJ

Calabro

10/14/11

Sharlette Cullen

Section 504 in New Jersey – An updated guide to identifying and planning for students with disabilities in the schools Parsippany, New Jersey

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

School Connors

Date(s) 10/29/11

Staff Laurinda Pereira

Purpose / Destination Psychological & Behavioral Management in Disasters, Mass Violence and Public Health Emergencies Lincoln Park, NJ APA Training – training for state testing Marriott Saddle Brook, NJ

Cost / Account Charged No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile

Hoboken High School

09/22/11

Patricia Drumgoole

No cost to district Transportation Costs $.31 per mile

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Roll Call Vote: Superintendent Agenda Resolution No. GP0001-11-12 through No. GP0023-11-12 Motioned by: Seconded by: Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. FI-0001-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING REPORTS FOR JULY 2011 I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following reports for July 2011: (A-148) Board Secretary (A-149) Treasurer Report

SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING REPORTS FOR JULY 2011 I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following revised reports for June 2011: (A-148) Board Secretary

RESOLUTION No. FI-0002-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF PAYROLL: I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the payroll, employer’s share of social security and unemployment for the following pay dates:
Pay 4 of 26 5 of 26 Pay Date 08/16/11 08/30/11 Net Payroll $ 191,862.95 $ 220,641.54 Employee Deductions $ 45,445.48 $ 3,108.96 Taxes $ 63,009.87 $ 65,158.27 Refunds and/or Net Pay Adjust Gross Payroll $ 300,318.30 $ 288,908.77 Employer Share SS and SUI $ 22,769.57 $ 21,968.97 Total $ 323,087.87 $ 310,877.74

RESOLUTION No. FI-0003-11-12 SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF BILLS AND CLAIMS REPORT: I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approve claims for the following: Month Amount

September

$ 1,760,272.46

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. FI-0004-11-12 SUBJECT: FACILITIES REQUEST I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approve the following facility requests:

a.

Organization: Day(s): Time: Date(s):

Facility: Purpose: Fee:

ZogSports New Jersey Wednesdays and Thursdays 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm September 14, 15, 21, 22 October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 November 2, 3 Connors Primary School Gymnasium Fall Co-ed Dodgeball League 3 hours x 14 days (42 hours) at $125 per hour = $5,250

b.

Organization: Day(s): Time: Date(s):

Facility: Purpose: Fee:

ZogSports New Jersey Sunday 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm September 11, 18, 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 6 JFK Stadium Spring Co-ed 2-hand Touch Football League 4 hours x 9 days (36 hours) at $125 per hour = $4,500

c.

Organization: Day(s): Time: Date(s):

Facility: Purpose: Fee:

NuSportz New Jersey Wednesday, Friday 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm September 16, 21, 23, 28 October 7, 12, 19, 26 November 2, 16, 30 December 7, 14 Hoboken High School Gymnasium Spike League 3 hours x 13 days (45.5 hours) at $125 = $4,875

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

d.

Organization: Day(s): Time: Date(s): Facility: Purpose: Fee:

Hoboken Department of Public Safety – Division of fire Saturday 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm October 16 JFK Stadium Charity Softball Game Non-Profit

e.

Organization: Day(s): Time: Date(s): Facility: Purpose: Fee:

Hoboken Family Alliance Tuesday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm October 4 Hoboken High School Gymnasium Open House Non-Profit

RESOLUTION No. FI-0005-11-12 SUBJECT: TUITION CONTRACTS I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approve the following mandated Tuition Contracts.
School a b c Somerset Hills School Learning Center for Exceptional Children Willowglen Academy Classification MD MD MD Student TS EM ME Rate $ 397.00 $ 287.08 $ 341.24 School Year 2011/2012 2011/2012 2011/202 ESY $ 11,910.00 $ 8,038.24 $ 10,237.20 $ 31,950.00 $ 18,900.00 Aide Tuition $ 74,239.00 $ 53,109.80 $ 61,423.20 Total $ 86,149.00 $ 93,098.04 $ 90,560.40

MD: Multiple Disabilities

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. FI-0006-11-12 SUBJECT: AGREEMENT WITH CATAPULT LEARNING FOR NURSING SERVICES

I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education enter into a contract with Catapult Learning, Inc., to provide nursing services for nonpublic school students for within the school district for the 2011-2012 school year. Total grant award is based upon the federal allocation awarded to Hoboken School District. Total amount awarded to the school district is $63,689.00. Funding is provided from the following line items:
20-509-200-590-20-0152-000 20-509-200-590-20-0154-000 20-509-200-590-20-0157-000 20-509-200-590-20-0158-000 20-509-200-590-20-0159-000 Total $ 19,061 $ 7,890 $ 12,219 $ 12,917 $ 9,914 $ 62,001

RESOLUTION No. FI-0007-11-12 SUBJECT: AGREEMENT WITH CATAPULT LEARNING TO PROVIDE NON-PUBLIC SERVICES UNDER I.D.E.I.A. (PART B)

Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend that the Board enter into a contract with Catapult Learning, Inc., to provide special education and related services to nonpublic school children utilizing IDEIA Basic and Preschool funds as follows: Basic Non-Public Preschool Non-Public $ 170,662 $0

RESOLUTION No. FI-0008-11-12 SUBJECT: CONTRACTS I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following contract(s):

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Vendor

Purpose

Location

Amount

Method

Date

DELL Professional Learning

Professional Development and Netbook Program Implementation

District Wide (20 on-site sessions)

$ 2,500 / day Not to exceed $37,500

Extension

09/13/11

RESOLUTION No. FI-0009-11-12 SUBJECT: SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education accepts $500 in checks to be placed in the Student Activity Account for a scholarship. The scholarship is called “Friends of the Hoboken High School Track and Field Team”. The scholarship will be awarded to Dayanara Morales.

Roll Call Vote: Business Administrator Agenda Resolution No. FI-0001-11-12 through No. FI-0009-11-12 Motioned by: Seconded by: Roll Call Vote:

YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie

NO

ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. FA-0001-11-12 SUBJECT: JOINT TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENTS I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following joint transportation agreements for the 2011-2012 school year.
District a Fort Lee Purpose Student Transport Destination Today’s Learning Center Cost $ 195.20 per day $36,112.00 total $ 20,000.00 per year $11,100.00 per year $ 23,152.00 per year Date 09/13/11

b

Weehawken

Student Transport

The Forum School YCS May Academy The Felician School

09/13/11 09/13/11 09/13/11

c

Union City

Student Transport

RESOLUTION No. FA-0002-11-12 SUBJECT: JOINT TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following joint transportation contract agreements for the 2011-2012 school year.

District a Hoboken

Purpose Student Transport

Destination The Learning Center

Cost $ 36,112.00 per year

Date 09/13/11

RESOLUTION No. FA-0003-11-12 SUBJECT: PROPOSAL FOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves advertising for competitive proposals for Transportation Management Services for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Motioned by:

Seconded by:

Roll Call Vote:

Roll Call Vote: Business Administrator Agenda Resolution No. FA-0001-11-12 through No. FA-0003-11-12 YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen Markle, Rose Marie NO ABSTAIN

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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1115 CLINTON STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030 AGENDA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

RESOLUTION No. GR-0001-11-12 SUBJECT: NCLB Application (2011-2012 School Year) I hereby recommend that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the application for 2010-2011 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Grant as follows:

Title I Title IIA Title III Total

$ 1,150,317 $ 322,881 $ 10,605 $ 1,483,803

Motioned by:

Seconded by:

Roll Call Vote:

Roll Call Vote: Business Administrator Agenda Resolution No. GR-0001-11-12 YES Biancamano, Peter Garcia, Carmelo Gold, Leon McAllister, Ruth Minutillo, Theresa Rhodes-Kearns, Frances Sobolov, Irene Sullivan, Maureen NO ABSTAIN

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