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Agenda 2020-12-07

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REORGANIZATION MEETING FOLLOWED BY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 7, 2020 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized.

A G E N D A

  1. Call to Order – Mr. Posenau, Board President
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call
  2. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
  3. The reorganization of the Board takes place for the election of a President and Vice-President and the setting of dates and times of meetings for the coming school year.

    Section 402 of the School Code states, “…that there shall be elected from the hold-over members a temporary President to chair the reorganization meeting, and the Secretary of the Board shall act as Secretary of such meeting.”

  4. Public Comment. Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  5. Items of business are as follows:
    1. Election of Temporary President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      Temporary President takes President’s Seat.
    2. Report of Nominations Committee – Mr. Robinson
      1. A Nominations Committee meeting was held prior to this meeting.
      2. Election of President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. Newly Elected President takes President’s Seat.
      Election of Vice-President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. 2021 Meeting Schedule of Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meetings.  The Administration recommends the approval of the meeting schedule for 2021. All times are at 7:00 PM and the place where the meetings will be held is the Provard Education Center unless advertised otherwise. Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized until further notice.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Committee and Miscellaneous Board Representative Assignments

      Policy 005 – Local Board Procedures – Organization

      1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee
      2. Communications Committee
      3. Personnel Committee
      4. Policy Review Committee
      5. Property and Finance Committee
      6. Legislative Policy
        Mr. Robinson is District Representative.
      7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Representative shared with Dallastown Area School District
        The current three-year term commenced on July 1, 2020 and will expire on June 30, 2023. Dallastown Area School District Board Member Sue Heistand is the Representative.
      8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Joint Operating Authority
        The current five-year term commenced on January 1, 2020 and will expire on January 1, 2025. Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      9. York Adams Academy Board Representative 
        Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      10. York Adams Tax Bureau and York County Tax Collection Committee
        Mrs. Ciaciulli is District Representative. Mr. Posenau is the Alternate.
      11. York County School of Technology Joint Operating Committee
        The current three-year term commenced on January 1, 2019 and will expire on December 31, 2021. Mrs. Schroeder is District Representative. Mr. Posenau is the Alternate.
      12. York County School of Technology Authority
        Mrs. Schroeder is District Representative.

        Board Members – Please email the President by Wednesday, December 9, to indicate your interest in committee assignments.

  6. Public Comment. Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  7. Adjournment  


YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 7, 2020 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized.

A G E N D A

Picture of the Week
  1. General Business
    1. Call to Order – Board President
    2. Public Comment. Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.

      Public comment that was shared.

      1. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of November 16, 2020.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Board President’s Report 
  3. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    1. The Administration recommends the Board retroactively approve Option 1 of the PA Departments of Health and Education’s Attestation Ensuring Implementation of Mitigation Efforts that states all or some of the students within the public school entity are currently receiving in-person instruction and becomes part of the District’s Health and Safety Plan with implementation effective November 30, 2020.  [Motion; Second; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends continuity of the hybrid model for marking period 3.  [Motion; Second; Roll Call Vote]
  4. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    Item recommended for approval on December 21, 2020:

    The Administration recommends the Board approve the Behavioral and Special Education Services Agreement with Specialized Education of Pennsylvania as presented to the Board.

  5. Student Board Representative Report – Carly Bowen
  6. Committee Reports –Board President
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule 
    2. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report – Mr. Scalet
      1. The October 7 minutes are provided.
      2. Comparative Progress Reporting – Dr. Ketterman
      3. Items recommended for approval on December 21, 2020:
        1. Following discussion at the November 18 committee meeting, the committee recommends approval of the proposal for new courses at the high school.
        2. Following discussion at the November 18 committee meeting, the committee recommends approval of the proposed grading practice changes with the caveat that the Board may choose to amend the changes in the future to incorporate an A+, which will be discussed at a future committee meeting.  
    3. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, positions, employment, and leave of absence. Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items? If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Roll Call Vote]

      1. Resignation
        1. Recommend approval of the resignation for Laura Bond, Substitute Nurse, effective December 2, 2020.
        2. Recommend approval of the resignation for John Grab, Accountant, effective December 11, 2020.
      2. Positions
        1. Recommend the elimination of one 3.75 hour and one 5 hour paraprofessional position.
        2. Recommend the creation of one 7 hour paraprofessional position.
      3. Employment
        1. Recommend the employment transfer of April Miller, Full-Time Health Room Assistant, to Full-Time Certified School Nurse, placed at Bachelor Step 1 rate of $58,000, effective upon PA Department of Education approval of certificate.
        2. Recommend the employment of Christine Vaughn, Full-Time Personal Care Assistant, at a rate of $11.08, effective December 8, 2020, pending receipt and acceptance of all paperwork.
        3. Recommend the employment transfer of Eleanor Gunn, Personal Care Assistant at Indian Rock Elementary, to Full-Time Paraprofessional at East York Elementary, effective December 8, 2020.
        4. Recommend the employment of the following STS Guest Teachers:
          Hannah Scholl
          Joy Baublitz
          Laura Witwer
      4. Leave of Absence
        Recommend the approval of an unpaid leave of absence in accordance with Policy 339 for Pamela Stauffer, Paraprofessional, beginning November 23, 2020 through December 14, 2020.
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  7. Legislative Update – Mr. Robinson
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report
    1. The “…by Dawn’s Early Light”, highlights of the LIU Board meeting of November 24, is provided.
    2. LIU Joint Operating Authority Report – Mrs. Freireich
  9. York Adams Academy Report – Mrs. Freireich 
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
  11. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of November 24 is provided.
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting Schedule 
  14. Public Comment. Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  15. Adjournment