Central Office

275 George Street, Sydney

July 10, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Education Committee meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 11:40 a.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                       Adrian Bates Chair                                  George MacDonald 

                                      Elizabeth MacPhee                                 Darlene Morrison

                                      Wes Stubbert 

 

Also Present:               Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Student Services

                                      Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources

                                      Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Acting-Recording Secretary

(4)        HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

 

A)         CUPE REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REASON FOR REQUEST

EFFECTIVE DATE

957621

Sharon Marchand

LBG/Mountainview

Personal reasons

Sept 4/03-June 28/04


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Best


that the Board approve the above request for a Leave of Absence. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-13

 

B)         CUPE RESIGNATION(S)/RETIREMENT(S):


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RETIREMENT/

RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

923177

Jane Lynne Hooper

TA/Glace Bay Elementary

resignation

June 20/03


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board accept the above resignation/retirement with thanks. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-14

 

C)         Results of Postings:    


i. CDS#4102 (Teacher Assistant):


(For information only)


SEN#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

April 14/98(2)

Dale Colbourne

Sydney Academy

Robin Foote

Nov 24/99(7)

Sue Anne Snow

St. Joseph, Sydney Mines

Sydney Academy

 


 



Recommended for Regular status:


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF CASUAL RECOMMENDED

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

EFFECTIVE DATE

March 1/99

Debra Laybolt

TA/St. Joseph, Sydney Mines

September 2/03


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board accept the above recommendations for regular status. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-15


ii CDS#4502 (Teacher Assistant):


Recommended for Regular Status:


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CASUAL

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

December 12/00

Daryl Babstock

Male aide position - Malcolm Munroe

September 2/03

April 2/03

Nicole MacKinnon

North Highlands Elem

September 2/03


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Best


that the Board accept the above recommendations for regular status. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-16


iii. CDS#4702 (LBG):


(For Information Only)


SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION NOW EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

November 1/93 (7)

Mabel Sullivan(LBG)

Sacred Heart

New Sydney Elem - 3 hours/day

May 12/03

Kimberley Hines

Sydney River Elem

Mountainview - 3 hours/day


Recommended for Regular status:


PREFERENCE

DATE

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS

POSITION AWARDED

January 3/01

Brenda Donovan

New Sydney Elem - 3 hours/day

December 3/97

Beverly A. Phalen

New Sydney Elem - 3 hours/day

February 20/03

Eileen Chiasson

New Sydney Elem - 3 hours/day

 

Tammy Lynn Burke

Cusack/Cornwallis - 3 hours/day

 

Donna Dixon

Cusack/Cornwallis - 3 hours/day

NO APPLICANTS AT THIS TIME

Sydney River Elem - 3 hours/day


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board accept the above recommendations for regular status. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-17



 

iv          CDS#4802 (Computer Technician - Technology Dept)


Recommended for Regular Status:


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF CASUAL RECOMMENDED

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Sept 4/01

Sandra MacDonald

Victoria County - 20 hours/wk-10 month pos.

September 2/03


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board accept the above recommendations for regular status. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-18

 

v.          CDS#4902 (Computer Technician - Transportation)


(For Information only)


SEN DATE

NAME OF RECOMMENDATION

STATUS WITH THE BOARD

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Jan 27/03(2)

Kathy Donovan

Computer Technician within the Technology Dept.

Computer Technician within the Transportation Dept.

July 14, 2003


 

f)          NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:

 

i.           VICE-PRINCIPAL OF HARBOURSIDE:


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Mr. David Benedict as Vice Principal of Harbourside effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-19

 

ii           VICE PRINCIPAL OF EAST BAY:


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Mr. Ron MacLean to the position of Vice-Principal of East Bay Elementary effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-20

 

iii.         PRINCIPAL OF MOUNTAINVIEW/EAST BAY:


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Mr. F.X. MacNeil, to the position of Principal of Mountainview/East Bay effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-21






 

iv          COORDINATOR OF STUDENT SERVICES (EDUCATION, QUALITY & ACCOUNTABILITY):


Moved by Commissioner Morrison

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Mr. John Astephen to the position of Coordinator of Student Services (Education, Quality and Accountability) effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-22

 

g)         NSTU SECONDMENTS:


The following are recommendations which have been made for the following secondments: (For Information Only):


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

SECONDMENT

EFFECTIVE DATE

1.

Ron MacLean

Vice Principal of East Bay

Math Consultant

 (P-12)

August 1, 2003

2.

Mary Passerini

Vice Principal of G. Bay High

Human Resources

August 1, 2003

 

h)         NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATION:


VICE PRINCIPAL OF EAST BAY


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Ms. Jeanette Gillis to the position of Vice-Principal of East Bay Elementary for one year effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-23

 

i)          NSTU TERM RECOMMENDATIONS:


PROF.#

Name of Successful Recommendation

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

MOVED BY

SECONDED BY

467035

Sherry Williams

Music Teacher at Cape Smokey/North Highlands

August 1/03

Commissioner

MacDonald

Commissioner

Morrison

570457

Celeste Foisey

Intensive Core French, Gr. 6 at Riverside Elem

August 1/03

Commissioner

MacDonald

Commissioner

Morrison

556662

Dawn MacDonald-Gillis

Classroom MusicP-6, Gaelic, Gaelic Arts at Rankin

August 1/03

Commissioner

Stubbert

Commissioner

MacDonald

82230

Winnie Chafe

40% - Strings position

August 1/03

Commissioner

MacDonald

Commissioner

Best

570390

Sean MacLennon

Instrumental Music, Sydney Academy

August 1/03

Commissioner

Morrison

Commissioner

MacDonald

491290

Glen Finney

Art, Rankin/Baddeck

August 1/03

Commissioner

Morrison

Commissioner

MacDonald

485755

Donna Lee MacLennon

Classroom MusicP-6 St. Anne’s/Donkin

August 1/03

Commissioner

MacDonald

Commissioner

Morrison

541631

Donna Clarke

Art 4-6, Shipyard

August 1/03

Commissioner

MacDonald

Commissioner

Morrison


that the Board approve the above recommendations for term positions effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-24

 

j)          NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE:


Moved by Commissioner Morrison

Seconded by Commissioner Best


that the Board approve a Leave of Absence request for Mr. Jamie Clarke of Rankin High until December 31, 2003 effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-07-25

 

(11)      Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


to adjourn the meeting at 12:35 p.m.


Motion carried







 
















 

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