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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 8, 2015 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 8, 2015 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
June 8, 2015




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 5:01 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Stewart Matheson, Chair Kevin Ruelland Sandra Margettie
Joan Currie John Berk Yvonne Kennedy
Barb Mercer Steve Parsons Jackie Organ
Joyce Lind Gary Fraser
Absent(sent regrets): Jack Toomey Charlotte Shaw Lorne Green
Absent: Fred Tilley Darren Googoo
Also, Present: Beth MacIsaac, Superintendent
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Wendy King, Director of Human Resource Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Cathy Viva, Acting Director of Programs & Student Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) NSTU RETIREMENT:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

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

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

350082

40014548

Helene Crane

Glace Bay High

June 30, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-21



(4) NSTU LEAVE OF ABSENCE:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board approve the following request for a leave of absence. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

559427

40015319

Margaret Sanson

Tompkins Memorial

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

Motion carried
2015-06-22



(5) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Vice Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

566299

40015375

Juanita Strangis-McPhee

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

East Bay Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Mountainview /East Bay Complex

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-23



(6) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Vice Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

561522

40015333

Colin McNeil

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

St. Agnes Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Greenfield Elem

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-24



(7) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Ruelland
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Vice-Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

519421

40015123

Brenda Lavery

Grade 1/2

Cusack Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching) Ferrisview Elem

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-25



(8) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Vice-Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

569376

40015414

Stewart Marsh

Grade 2/3

Shipyard Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching) Shipyard Elem

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-26



(9) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

464669

40014903

Ruth Clarke

Grade 4

Riverside Elem

Principal

Marion Bridge Elem

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-27



(10) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation (Principal). . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

566141

40031557

Angela Currie-Simms

Principal

Middle River School

Principal

Boularderie Elem

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-28



(11) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation . . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

410357

40014770

Mary Lou Andrea

Active Healthy Living Consultant/Mentor

Active Healthy Living Consultant-50%/Coach

August 1/15

Motion carried
2015-06-29



(12) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

568949

40029365

Lauren Clare Duggan

School Psychologist

Head Psychologist

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-30



(13) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following administrative recommendation . . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

570291

40015430

Shaun Morrison

MacLennan Jr. High

Grade 8/9 Science, Grade 8 Health, Grade 7/8/9 Home Economics

Department Head (Business)

Sydney Academy

August 1, 2015

Motion carried
2015-06-31



(14) NSTU ONE (1) Year Temporary Assignments (For Information):

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

423186

40014808

Lezlee Tracey

Alternate Education Program

Oceanview Education C.

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

578898

40030568

Michelle Finigan

Complex Cases Facilitator

Base: TBA

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

583005

40026732

Michael Carrigan

Learning Disabilities Transition Support Teacher – Grade 9 Base: TBA

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016



(15) NSTU One (1) Year Extended Temporary Assignments (For Information):

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

561878

40015339

Darlene Oliver

Reading Recovery Teacher Trainer (Halifax)

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

556902

40015302

Mary Pyke

Mathematics Support Teacher (Grades 4-6) Brookland Elem

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

419325

40014800

Kevin Linden

Program Manager (Nova Scotia International Student Program)

Staff Development Centre

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

492629

40015003

Sandy Kearney

Senior Student Support Program - Breton Education C.

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

571315

40015440

Joe MacLellan

School Connect Class

Glace Bay High

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

477083

40014950

Craig Buckland

French Immersion Resource Teacher - Malcolm Munroe

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

339366

40014504

Catherine Collins

Teacher for Youth at Risk/Northside Program

Thompson Middle School

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

579169

40015491

George Sakalauskas

Mathematics Coach

Glace Bay Elem

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

600411

40015642

Anne Grenier-Pentecost

Mathematics Coach

MacLennan Middle School

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

571141

40015438

Michelle MacArthur-MacAulay

Mathematics Coach 4-12

Brookland Elem

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016



(16) NSTU TEACHER EXCHANGE:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board approve the following In-Province Teacher Exchange –THIRD REQUEST. .

Employee #

Name

Position

Effective

594978

40015589

Erin Morrow

Memorial High-CBVRSB

Jocelyn Frison-Ouellet

Ross Road School- HRSB

August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

Motion Carried
2015-06-32



(17) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board go to an in-camera session. . .

Motion carried
2015-06-33



Commissioner Lind chaired the in-camera session.

Commissioner Organ left the meeting at 7:53 pm. . .

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2015-06-34



Commissioner Matheson reported that the Board discussed a personnel issue as well a detailed review of the draft 2015-2016 budget took place. It was agreed that senior staff would further reflect on the budget discussions and develop further budget recommendations for a future date.



(18) New Business:

n/a




(19) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.. . .





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STEWART MATHESON GEORGE BOUDREAU
ACTING-CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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