Summary of the Homer School District 33C Special Board of Education Meeting June 21, 2017

Summary of the Homer School District 33C
Special Board of Education Meeting
June 21, 2017
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Deb Martin, President Elizabeth Hitzeman, Vice President Karen DeFilippis, Secretary
Adam Briner, Member Kevin DeSchaaf, Member Christine Marcinkewicz, Member
Russ
Petrizzo, Member
At the June 21
st
Special Board of Education meeting:
The Board approved the following personnel recommendations:
Resignations
1.
Denise Schroeder – school psychologist, Schilling School, effective for the 2017-2018
school year
2.
Meghan Van Alst – 8
th
grade sponsor, effective for the 2017-2018 school year
Leaves of Absence
(Beginning and end dates open to modification)
1.
Jamie Cabral – special education teacher, Hadley Middle School, effective December 6,
2017 through March 2, 2018
2.
Jennifer Theissing – 3
rd
grade teacher, Goodings Grove School, effective August 30,
2017 through November 26, 2017
3.
Jessica Passarelli – 4
th
grade teacher, Goodings Grove School, effective October 25,
2017 through January 30, 2018 and a Child Care leave of absence effective from
January 31, 2018 through February 23, 2018
4.
Judith Stewart Shervino – custodian, Hadley Middle School, effective July 12, 2017 for
approximately six weeks
Position Recommendations
1.
1.0 FTE Early Childhood teacher position for the 2017 Extended School Year (ESY)
Program
Employment Recommendations
1.
Cynthia Mrotek – AT/PI teacher for the District, effective August 21, 2017
2.
Christopher Lockwood – summer custodian, Hadley Middle School, effective June 22,
2017
3.
Salvador Hernandez – summer custodian, Hadley Middle School, effective June 22,
2017
4.
Jennifer Rose – summer custodian, Young School, effective June 22, 2017
5.
Alexander Garcia – summer custodian, Schilling School, effective June 22, 2017
6.
James Carpenter – technology trainer for the after-hours community training for the
2017-2018 school year
Employee Recall
1.
Mary Kay Oldendorf – nurse aide, effective beginning of the 2017-2018 school year
The Board accepted a revised Memorandum of Understanding between Homer CCSD 33C
and Homer District 33C Support Staff Council regarding a one-time retirement incentive for
eligible employees and to extend the incentive to all eligible IMRF employees
The Board accepted the retirement of the following individuals subject to compliance with the
terms and conditions of the retirement incentive program
Bianet Gazambide – paraprofessional, effective June 30, 2017
Marytherese Sajdak – nurse, effective June 30, 2017
Carol Capadona – administrative assistant, effective August 1, 2017
Timothy Smith – custodian, effective August 15, 2017
Eileen Roe – media center professional, effective August 31, 2017
Karen Schwab – secretary, effective November 30, 2017
Maria Kagianas – paraprofessional, effective February 1, 2018
Anne Antanaitis – bus driver, effective June 30, 2018
Carol Bialon – nurse, effective June 30, 2018
Carole Costa – paraprofessional, effective June 30, 2018
JoAnne Decaire – paraprofessional, effective June 30, 2018
Cynthia Patrick – administrative assistant, effective June 30, 2018
Judith Stewart Shervino – custodian, effective June 30, 2018
Patricia Weber – bus driver, effective June 30, 2018
Diane Wojowski – media center professional, effective June 30, 2018
Eva Hull – secretary, effective August 1, 2018
Donald Fudala – bus driver, effective September 1, 2018
Teresa Kocanda – administrative assistant, effective January 31, 2019
Debra Mason – bus driver, effective June 30, 2019
Glenna Nicosia – bus driver, effective June 20, 2020
Doris Daggett – bus driver, effective June 30, 2020
The Board approved the following employees for participation in the District’s one-time IMRF
retirement incentive and to approve separation agreements:
Carol Capadona
Donald Fudala
Teresa Kocanda
Glenna Nicosia
Cynthia Patrick
Timothy Smith
Judith Stewart Shervino
The Board approved an increase in the District’s substitute wage, making it more competitive
with surrounding school districts. Substitute teachers will now receive $110 a day (up from $95
a day) while substitute paraprofessionals will receive $80 a day (up from $65 a day)
The Board discussed the roof at Butler School. The District will work with TRIA Architects and
Tremco Incorporated to locate and repair a leak at the school. They will begin by performing a
controlled water test at the school. The goal is to find and fix the leak before students return in
August
The Board approved a revised District Title I Plan
The Board reviewed and approved the tabulation of bids for the Multipurpose Xerographic
Paper Bid. Awarded contract to Veritive Operating Co. for the period of July 2017 through June
30, 2020 with an option to extend for two one-year periods
The Next Regular School Board Meeting is June 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

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