School Board Meeting Minutes: September 16, 2013 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 10/01/2013


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
September 16, 2013


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 5:04 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Lorne Green, Chair Joan Currie Fred Tilley
Barb Mercer Yvonne Kennedy Darren Googoo
John Berk Sandra Margettie Kevin Ruelland
Joyce Lind Steve Parsons Jackie Organ
Darrell Flynn Stewart Matheson Jack Toomey
Absent: Gary Fraser
Also, Present: Ambrose White, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
John Astephen, Regional Director of Educational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) NEW BUSINESS:



(4) Human Resources Report:

a. NSTU Administrative Recommendations:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board accept the following administrative recommendations. . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Effective

530733

40015174

Allan Pyke

Shipyard Elementary

Mi’kmaq Consultant 50%/

Mi’kmaq Linguist Teacher 50%

1 Year Temporary Assignment

September 18/13 to July 31/14

Motion carried
2013-09-14



b. NSTU Recommendation:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board accept the following recommendations. . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Effective

411967

40014780

Byron Penman

Thompson Jr. High

B Level Assessor

1 Year Temporary Assignment-September 11/13 to July 31/14

Motion carried
2013-09-15



c. NSTU Term Recommendation:

Moved by Commissioner Margette
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following term recommendation. . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Position

603282

Sub #: 40015672

Term #: 40042753

Sara Beth Unsworth

Cabot High

Math 10, Physic 12,

Drama 10

Position #: 81005274

Term: September 10, 2013 to July 31, 2014

Motion carried
2013-09-16



(5) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

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

Motion carried
2013-09-17

Commissioner Googoo chaired the in-camera session. . .

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2013-09-18

Commissioner reported that the Board discussed a personnel issue.



(6) STAFFING CHANGES FOR 2013-2014:

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources provided an update regarding the enrollment figures as of Friday, September 13, 2013. A review of elementary and junior high schools was provided. High schools along with junior high schools will continue to be monitored throughout the month. Recommendations were made on behalf of senior staff.

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Matheson

That the Board approve the amended staffing plan as presented for the 2013-2014 school year.. .

Sherwood Park Education Centre - decrease by 1 teacher
Glace Bay Elementary - decrease by 1 teacher
Ferrisview Elementary - decrease by 1 teacher


Baddeck Academy - increase by 1 teacher
Boularderie - increase by 1 teacher
Whitney Pier Memorial – increase by 1 teacher

Motion carried
2013-09-19




(7) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:00p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY