(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:11 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                        Elizabeth MacPhee, Board Chair 

                                      Keith Bain, Vice Chair 

                                      George MacDonald, Board member 

                                      Myrtle Turnbull-Campbell, Board member 

                                      Darlene Morrison, Board member

                                      Phil Best, Board member

                                      Pam Nicholson, Board member               

                                      Wes Stubbert, Board member

                                      Kevin Ruelland, Board member

                                      Adrian Bates, Board member

                                      Gary Fraser, Board member

                                      Bernd Christmas, Board member

                                      Sandra Margettie, Board member

 

Absent:                         Stan MacKinnon, Board member

                                      Gary Fraser, Board member

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Don Matheson Director of Support Services

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Acting Recording Secretary

 

(3)        REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATION STRUCTURE:


Mr. Davis discussed information which was distributed during the Education Committee concerning the Department of Education’s review of the Administration Structure within School Boards across the province.

 

(4)        HUMAN RESOURCES ISSUES:

 

a.         Results of Posting CDS#2302 (Cook Level II)


Recommended for Regular status:

#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION AWARDED

QUALIFICATIONS

EFFECTIVE

1.

Debra O’Rourke

Cook Level II - Shipyard Elementary (25 hours/wk)

Completed Block B and C of Cooking Course NSCC

Food Handlers Course

20 years experience

April 30, 2003

2.

Laura LeBlanc

Cook Level II-Boularderie

Elementary(20 hours/wk)

Journeyman Papers from NSCC

Enrolled in a First Aid/CPR course

extensive experience

April 30, 2003








Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Bates


that the Board approve the appoint of the above mentioned individual. . .


Motion carried

2003-04-22

 

b.         Results of Posting CDS#2802 (Carpenter)


Recommended for Regular status:


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CASUAL EMPLOYEE

POSITION AWARDED

QUALIFICATIONS

EFFECTIVE

1.

Roy Peach

Carpenter Position

(40 hours/wk)

Basic Architectural drafting, Certificate of Apprenticeship, Journeyman’s certificate, Fall Arrest, Confined spaces, casual employee with the Board since 1999

MAY 5, 2003


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board approve the appoint of the above mentioned individuals. . .


Motion carried

2003-04-23

 

c.          TEACHER RETIREMENTS:


PROF. #

NAME

SCHOOL

EFFECTIVE

232496

Liam MacIntyre

Sydney Mines Jr. High

June 30, 2003

232207

Gerard Campbell

BEC

June 30, 2003

284133

Keith Mann

Shipyard Elementary

June 30, 2003

304550

Fraser Kennedy

Tompkins

June 30, 2003

207290

Emile Roach

Riverview

June 30, 2003

260257

Conrad MacDonald

Marion Bridge

June 30, 2003

271148

Robert M. Muir

Cornwallis

June 30, 2003

216291

Heather A. MacDonald

Colby/St. Joseph

June 30, 2003

222604

Glenda Kent

Donkin Morien

June 30, 2003

266478

Judy Quinn

Memorial

June 30, 2003

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board accept the above mentioned retirements. . . .


Motion carried

2003-04-24

 

c.         EARLY HIRE RECOMMENDATIONS:


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

QUALIFICATIONS

1.

Keli Brewer

2001Bachelor of Music Degree, 2003 Bachelor of Music Education

2.

Delynn Gosbee

2001 Bachelor of Music Degree, 2003 Bachelor of Education

3.

Vanessa Ross

2001 Bachelor of Arts, 2003 Bachelor of Education



Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board accept the above mentioned recommendation for probationary contracts with the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board effective August 1, 2003. . . .


Motion carried

2003-04-25

 

 

5.         MOTION TO ADJOURN:


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the meeting be adjourned at 7:00 p.m.


Motion carried







 

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Elizabeth MacPhee, Board Chair                                    Doug Peach, Board Secretary