Board Meeting - January 26, 2016

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
of the Metuchen Board of Education
Metuchen High School
400 Grove Avenue
Metuchen, NJ  08840
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

1.        Flag Salute

2.        Notice of Meeting

I hereby make this statement to indicate compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act known as Chapter 231 of the Public Laws of New Jersey, 1975, which became effective 90 days after enactment, January 19, 1976.
Notice of this meeting was given by providing the location, time and date of this meeting, and posting of the same on the front door of the Board of Education offices, by delivering copies to the Borough Hall and the Metuchen Public Library, The Home News and Tribune, The Sentinel, The Star Ledger, and by filing a copy with the Borough Clerk as prescribed by this law.

3.        Roll Call

Mr. Benderly
Mr. Manley
Ms. deVries
Ms. McGuire
Ms. Gibson
Mr. Small
Mr. Lifton
Mr. Stern
Ms. Lunt

4.        Presentation/Discussion Items

  • Showcase of Success
  • Recognize Governor’s Educators of the Year:
    • Moss:  Karen Ryder, Teacher
    • Campbell:  Debbie DeCerbo, Paraprofessional & Joe Fitzgibbon, Teacher
    •  Edgar:  Lisa Chango, Counselor & Laura McCadden, Teacher
    • Metuchen High:  Janet Irenski, Teacher & Stefeny Stofa-Krombholz, Teacher
  • Dr. Caputo will present certificates to students who received perfect  PARCC scores:
Grade 3 ELA                                 English Grade 10
Ryan Timko                                   Elizabeth Lawson
                                                     Anton Popov
Grade 4 ELA                                 Ashlyn Stratham
Audrey Wang                                 Siri Uppuluri
Grade 4 Math                               English Grade 11
Jared Wyetzner                               Kieran Brenneman
                                                     Ethan Knecht
Grade 5 ELA                                Damian Makosa
Shreyas Hari                                  Carl Sun
                                                    Olenka Tytla
Grade 8                                        Zoe Vardaro
Nina Suss
  • Presentations
    • Review of custodial, maintenance and transportation accounts – Mr. Harvier
    • Review of Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights grades assigned by the Commissioner – Dr. Caputo
    • HIB Report Period 1 (September 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015) – Dr. Caput
    • EVVRS Report Period 1 (September 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015) – Dr. Caputo
    • HIB Training & Programs Period 1 (September 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015) – Dr. Caputo

5.        Report of the President of the Board of Education

6.        Report of the Superintendent of Schools

7.        Report of the Business Administrator/Board Secretary

8.        Committee Reports

9.        New Business

10.        Old Business

11.        Minutes

Move to approve the minutes of the following meetings:

January 5, 2016

Board Meeting

January 5, 2016

Special Executive Session

12.     Meeting Open to the Public

(for comment on any Presentation/Discussion items, Reports and New/Old Business.)

13.     Meeting Open to the Public

(for comment on the recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools.)

14.     Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

(at this time the Board will take formal action on the following items – see attachments)
  1. Personnel
  2. Finance
  3. Policy
  4. Curriculum

15.     Meeting Open to Public

16.     Announcements

17.     Motion to Go Into Executive Session

(when applicable)
Resolution to Close Meeting
BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to the Sunshine Act, N.J.S. 10:4-12 and 13, that the Board of Education will now meet in executive session to discuss _________________________________ and that matters discussed will be disclosed to the public as soon as the reason for confidentiality no longer exist.
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