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School Board Meeting Minutes: April 30, 2012 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: April 30, 2012 - Special


Sherwood Park Education Center
Sydney, N.S.
April 30 2012




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 6:07 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, ChairJoan Currie, Vice Chair Jackie Organ
Steve ParsonsCathi PierrardDarrell Flynn
Gary FraserSandra Margettie Charlie Keagan
Barb MercerDarren MacNeil
Absent: Kevin Ruelland Darlene MorrisonFred Tilley
Darren Googoo
Also Present:
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources
Cathy Viva, Coordinator of Student Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary



(3) NSTU Resignation(s)/Retirement(s):

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service. . . .

Employee # Name Position/School Effective
40014294 Arlene Andrecyk Math Consultant P-12
Base: Oceanview Education C.
Retirement
June 29, 2012

40014154 Florence Ann Morrison Donkin School Resignation
June 29, 2012

Motion carried
2012-04-17



(4) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS – PRINCIPALSHIP GLACE BAY ELEMENTARY:

Employee/Prof # Name Position/School Effective
40014682 Roberta Sheppard Principal, Glace Bay Elementary August 1, 2012

Moved by Commissioner Fraser
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve the following recommendation . . .

Motion carried
2012-04-18



(5) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS – PRINCIPALSHIP BOULARDERIE:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following recommendations . . .

Employee/Prof # Name Position/School Effective
40015094 Shelia Kublek

Principal (Teaching)

Boularderie Elementary

August 1, 2012

Motion carried
2012-04-19



(6) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATION – VICE PRINCIPALISHIP -FERRISVIEW:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board approve the following recommendations . .

Employee # Name Position/School Effective
40015612 Susan MacIntyre

Vice Principal (Teaching)

Ferrisview Elementary

August 1, 2012

Motion carried
2012-04-20



(7) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATION – VICE PRINCIPALSHIP- GLACE BAY HIGH:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following recommendations . .

Employee # Name Position/School Effective
40015082 Stephen MacNeil

Vice Principal, Glace Bay High

August 1, 2012

Motion carried
2012-04-21



(8) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATION – VICE PRINCIPALSHIP- OCEANVIEW:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following recommendations . .

Employee # Name Position/School Effective
40015153 John Helle

Vice Principal (Teaching) Oceanview Education Center

August 1, 2012

Motion carried
2012-04-22



(9) Update on CUPE Asking Package:

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources advised that a meeting took place to exchange packages with CUPE Local 5050. A briefing was provided to those in attendance on a preliminary costing and the impacts of some of the items requested.



(10) Secretarial Staffing 2012-2013:

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources noted that Human Resources are presently reviewing the secretarial allotment staffing that is in place. They will provide a full report with two scenarios at the next scheduled Education Committee meeting which is scheduled for May, 2012 for review.



(11) Teacher Assistant Staffing 2012-13:

Mrs. Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources along with Mrs. Cathy Viva, Coordinator of Student Services provided an update of their recent review of Teacher Assistant staffing. They noted that the Board is presently looking at a reduction of twelve point one positions.

On the question several Board members expressed their concern regarding the composition of several classrooms in the Board.

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services noted that the Board and Department of Education has criteria for allocating teacher assistant support.

Commissioner Currie commended the supports which are presently in place to assist our students.

Commissioner Mercer suggested that teacher assistants be displaced rather than having any lay-offs.

Moved by Commissioner Fraser
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board not accept the recommendation of a reduction of 12.1 positions and leave the status of status quo.

Motion defeated

Commissioner Fraser voted for the motion.
Commissioner Parsons voted for the motion
Commissioner Mercer voted for the motion
Commissioner Flynn voted for the motion
Commissioner Pierrard voted for the motion
Commissioner Keagan voted against the motion



(12) NEW BUSINESS:







(13) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 8:58 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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