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School Board Meeting Minutes: May 25, 2010 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: May 25, 2010 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
May 25, 2010




SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 5:11 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green,Chair Jackie Organ Sandra Margettie
Barb Mercer Darrell Flynn Charlie Keagan
Cathi Pierrard Joan Currie Darren MacNeil
Kevin Ruelland Steve Parsons Fred Tilley
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Absent: Darren GoogooGary FraserDarlene Morrison (sent regrets)
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Also Present: Dr. N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
George Boudreau, Director of Programs and Student Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) NSTU Agreement:

Representatives were on hand from the Provincial and local NSTU to participate in the signing of the NSTU agreement. Alexis Allen, Bruce Kelloway, Peter Murphy, Ron MacIntosh, Arnold Burke, Mike Dunphy and Milton Bonnar were present on behalf of the NSTU.

Words of thanks were expressed by the President of the NSTU, Ms. Alexis Allen.



(4) NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Commissioner Pierrard – Job Duties
  2. Commissioner Green – Job Description

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board accept the agenda with the above additions. . .

Motion carried
2010-05-09



(5) NSTU Administrative Recommendations:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented for the 2010-2011 school year. . . .

Emp./Prof. #

Name

Position/School

Effective

40015081/510826

Trevor LeBlanc

Principal, Bras d’Or Elementary

August 1, 2010

40015108/516898

Michelle Stubbert

Principal, Florence Elementary

August 1, 2010

40014332/300871

Stephanie Black

Principal, Harbourside Elem

August 1, 2010

Motion carried
2010-05-10



(6) CUPE TEACHER ASSISTANT STAFFING:

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources and Ms. Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources reviewed the staffing proposal for Teacher Assistants for the 2010 – 2011 school year. They noted that new needs may still be recognized in September, 2010.

Questions of interest were expressed by several Board members and addressed by Human Resources.

Commissioner Flynn spoke of the independence from teacher assistants which needs to be created by the time the students enter and leave high school.



(7) NEW BUSINESS

  1. Commissioner Pierrard – Job Duties – Questioned the duties of setting up meetings with personnel and parents and under which department whether it is Programs or Human Resources which these duties would fall under.
  2. Commissioner Green – Job Description – Highlighted the discrepancies between two positions with the same title in the Human Resources Department. Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources clarified the confusion. Questions of concern were expressed by several Board members regarding NSTU administrative staff co-ordinating and supervising NSTU staff.

Superintendent Davis spoke with regards to this issue. He noted that the Board members are presently on record as expressing concern regarding administrators being in the same union as their staff.

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

That correspondence be forwarded to the Minister of Education highlighting the challenges the restrictions which are upon our Board by having administrators members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. .

Motion carried
2010-05-11



Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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