Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


Baddeck Academy

Baddeck, N.S.

October 25, 2004

 

(1)               CALL TO ORDER:

 

A meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 7:00 p.m.

 

(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:†††††††††††††††† Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair†††††††††† Keith Bain, Vice-Chair

Darlene Morrison††††††††††††††††††††† Pam Nicholson†††††††††††††††††

George MacDonald†††††††††††††††††††† Myrtle Campbell†††

Sandra Margettie††††††††††††††† Gary Fraser

Wes Stubbert††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Adrian Bates

Phil Best†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kevin Ruelland

Stan MacKinnon

 

Absent:††††††††††††††† n/a

 

Also Present:††††††††††† Archie MacEachern, Acting-Superintendent/Director of Programs and Student Services

Doug Peach, Director of Finance

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operations

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)             ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:

 

(a)††††† Deletions †††† -n/a

(b)             Additions:††† -Commissioner Bain - Words of Thanks

Commissioner Stubbert - Private Conveyance

Commissioner MacDonald - Drug & Alcohol Committee

Commissioner Best - Two motions

Commissioner Nicholson - Correspondence received from the Keltic Lodge

 

(4) †††††† APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

 

Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the agenda as presented. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-10-06

 

(5)††††††† APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the minutes for the above meetings be approved by the Board. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-10-07

 

(6) †††††† BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:

 

N/A

 

(7) †††††† CORRESPONDENCE:

 

It was noted that the correspondence was distributed in the packages. Mr. Peach noted that he has received correspondence of the appointment of Mr. George Marshall as First Nation Representative.

 

(8) †††††† SUPERINTENDENTíS REPORT:

 


Baddeck Academy

Baddeck, N.S.

October 25, 2004

 

(1)               CALL TO ORDER:

 

A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:15 p.m.

 

(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:†††††††††††††††† Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair††††††††††††††††††† Keith Bain, Vice-Chair

Wes Stubbert††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pam Nicholson

Darlene Morrison††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phil Best

Stan MacKinnon††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandra Margettie

Adrian Bates††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Myrtle Campbell

Stan MacKinnon††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gary Fraser

George MacDonald

 

Absent:††††††††††††††† n/a

 

Also Present:††††††††††† A. MacEachern, Acting Superintendent, Director of Programs & Student Services

Doug Peach, Director of Finance

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3) †† APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS TO THE CASUAL TEACHER ASSISTANT LIST:

 

Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the following individual for the Casual Teacher Assistant list. . .

 

 

#

 

NAME OF CANDIDATE

 

ADDRESS

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.

 

Donna Leslie Thomson

 

15 Reidville Street

Glace Bay, N.S.

BIA 5J4

 

Teacher Assistant Program, Occupational Health & Safety, WHIMIS, First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, certified in Oxygen Administration

 

Motion carried

2004-10-02

 

Commissioner MacPhee and Commissioner Morrison left the room declaring a conflict. . . ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

(4) †††††† NSTU PROBATIONARY/PERMANENT CONTRACTS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the following for probationary/permanent contracts. . .

 

 

#

 

Prof No

 

NAME

 

CONTRACT TYPE

 

1.

 

522730†††

 

Tim Milburn ††††††††

 

Permanent

 

2.

 

570457†††

 

Celeste Foisy†††††††

 

Prob 2

 

3.

 

491290

 

Glenn Finney†††††††

 

Prob 2

 

4.

 

541342

 

Tara Wassilaskus†††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

5

 

541177†††

 

Susie McKinnon

 

Prob 2

 

6.

 

479527†††

 

Adrianna MacKinnon

 

Prob 2

 

7.

 

567164†††

 

Ron Muller†††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

8.

 

428706†††

 

Brian Boone†††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

9.

 

555292†††

 

Alanna MacNeil††

 

Prob 2

 

10.

 

541151†††

 

Setz‑Sue Ann White†††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

11.

 

541243†††

 

Donalda Westcott††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

12.

 

382242†††

 

Francis MacLellan††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

13.

 

555235†††

 

Jason Kavanaugh†††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

14.

 

535435†††

 

Marjorie Bursey††

 

Prob 2

 

15.

 

556225†††

 

Mara Baillie††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

16.

 

562496†††

 

Elizabeth Mirao†††

 

Prob 2

 

17.

 

548313†††

 

William Sampson

 

Prob 2

 

18.

 

549493†††

 

Natasha Burke†††††

 

Prob 2

 

19.

 

579235

 

Gina Tubrett†††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

20.

 

559252†††

 

Alana Mullins (MacLeod)

 

Prob 2

 

21.

 

507061†††

 

Anita Hardy‑Williams††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

22.

 

397364†††

 

Roy MacDonald††

 

Prob 2

 

23.

 

562652†††

 

Launa Turnbull††††

 

Prob 2

 

24.

 

461848†††

 

Peter Manley†††††††

 

Prob 2

 

25.

 

520775†††

 

Tanya Fifield††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

26.

 

530279†††

 

Melissa MacPhee

 

Prob 2

 

27.

 

398875†††

 

Diane Lewis†††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

28.

 

536607†††

 

Mark McNeil††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

29.

 

537662†††

 

Tanya MacPhee††

 

Prob 2

 

30.

 

478297†††

 

Jennifer Nicholson††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

31.

 

518696

 

Troy Rudderham

 

Prob 2

 

32.

 

492702†††

 

Nadine Strang††††††

 

Prob 2

 

33.

 

473918†††

 

Theresa MacNeil

 

Prob 2

 

34.

 

514562†††

 

Kirk Morrison††††††

 

Prob 2

 

35.

 

442087†††

 

Michelle Vokey†††

 

Prob 2

 

36.

 

558072†††

 

Jennifer Morrison†††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

37.

 

516898†††

 

Michelle Whitty††

 

Prob 2

 

38.

 

568121†††

 

Brant McGowan††

 

Prob 2

 

39.

 

539254†††

 

Kim Corbett††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

40.

 

559260†††

 

Melanie Murphy

 

Prob 2

 

41.

 

392837†††

 

C. Patricia Chisholm††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

42.

 

566356†††

 

Jill McGee†††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

43.

 

558007†††

 

Danny McGee†††††

 

Prob 2

 

44.

 

541458†††

 

Shauna Hennick††

 

Prob 2

 

45.

 

519249†††

 

Michelle Jacobs††

 

Prob 2

 

46.

 

519561

 

Charlene Pederson††††††††††††††

 

Prob 2

 

47.

 

443838†††

 

Eileen Morford Martin†††††††

 

Prob 2

 

48.

 

522805†††

 

Brian MacIntyre††

 

Prob 2

 

49.

 

536086†††

 

Tammy Aucoin††††

 

Prob 2

 

50.

 

329862†††

 

Rhonda Smith††††††

 

Prob 2

 

51.

 

555904†††

 

Francine Burke

 

Prob 1

 

52.

 

588848†††

 

Amanda Cody†††††

 

Prob 1

 

53.

 

546291†††

 

Alysha Roach

 

Prob 1

 

54.

 

401604†††

 

Eileen Cantwell††††

 

Prob 1

 

55.

 

510164†††

 

Lonita Loro††††††††††

 

Prob 1

 

56.

 

486803†††

 

Michelle Williams†††††††††††††††

 

Prob 1

 

57.

 

567503†††

 

John White††††††††††

 

Prob 1

 

58.

 

518449†††

 

Ian Burke††††††††††††††

 

Prob 1

 

59.

 

332957†††

 

Meredith McGrath††††††††††††††

 

Prob 1

 

Motion carried

2004-10-03

 

Commissioner MacPhee and Commissioner Morrison re-entered the room. . .

 

(5) †††††† Personnel Issue:

 

Motion to go to an in-camera session. . . .

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert

 

that the Board go in-camera. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-10-04

 

Vice Chair Keith Bain sat in as Chair at this time.

 

It is the recommendation of Senior Management for this individual to be suspended with pay until further investigation is completed and a recommendation is brought forward

 

Motion to come out of camera. . .

 

Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

to rise and report Chair Elizabeth MacPhee noted that Human Resources reported an incident and that after further investigation another report will follow.

 

Motion carried

2004-10-05

 

(6)             Student Support Workers:

 

Commissioner Best questioned the status of the Student Support Worker for the Glace Bay area and the status of a casual Student Support Worker. Commissioner Margettie also expressed her concern with regards to this issue.

 

(7)             Emergency Funding:

 

Commissioner Campbell requested the status of the request made to the Department for special funding.†† It was noted that a reply from the Department of Education has not been received to date.


 

 

 

(8)             BUSSING CONCERNS:

 

Commissioner Ruelland expressed his concern with regards to the bussing situation at Morrison Junior High.Acting Superintendent MacEachern noted that he will review this situation with Mr. White.

 

(9) ††† Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m.

 

Motion carried

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________††††† _____________________________

ELIZABETH MACPHEE†††††††† J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR††††††††††††††††††††††† BOARD SECRETARY

 

 

 

 

Mr. MacEachern noted that he will have Mr. Ambrose White investigate the issue of the soccer field and the scheduling concerns.

 

Commissioner MacKinnon thanked Mr. McDermittfor his dedication to the coaching of these teams.

 

Mr. Nelson Edge who is a parent of two students graduating from the school.Noted that Baddeck was to host two provincial championships in Baddeck however the condition of the field has caused this championship to be held in another area.