School Board Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2016 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 05/05/2016


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
April 11, 2016


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 5:40 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green, Chair Sandra Margettie Steve Parsons
Joan Currie John Berk Charlotte Shaw
Barb Mercer Fred Tilley Jackie Organ
Joyce LindJack Toomey Stewart Matheson
Yvonne Kennedy(conference call) Darren Googoo
Gary Fraser
Absent (sent regrets): Kevin Ruelland
Absent: n/a
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 and Student Services
John Astephen, Regional Education Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary



(3) NEW BUSINESS:

n/a



(4) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Toomey
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley



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



Motion carried
2016-04-05



Commissioner Parsons chaired the In-Camera session. . .

Commissioner Fraser left the meeting at 6:55 pm. . .



Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ



That the Board rise and report. . .



Motion carried
2016-04-06



Commissioner Parsons advised that the Board discussed personnel issues . .



(5) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. NSTU Retirement(s)/Resignation(s):

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Matheson

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following retirement(s)/resignation(s). . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

381442

40014656

Leslie Deveaux

Retirement

Shipyard Elementary

June 30, 2016

584383

40015523

Gary Cameron

Retirement

John Bernard Croak

June 30, 2016

370098
40014634

Donna Petrie

Retirement

Mount Carmel Elementary

June 30, 2016

384222

40014674

Ellen Blundon

Retirement

Oceanview Education Centre

June 30, 2016

375915

40014647

William Burns

Retirement

Coxheath Elementary

June 30, 2016

387795

40014693

Paul Bowne

Retirement

Memorial High

Dept Head (Science)

June 30, 2016

383737

40014665

Mary Louise Bowne

Retirement

Jubilee Elementary

June 30, 2016

401109

40014748

Mary Elaine Muise

Retirement

Thompson Middle School

June 30, 2016

389817

40014699

Ron Shaw

Retirement

Riverview High

June 30, 2016

405878

40014765

George Sheppard

Retirement

Glace Bay Elementary

June 30, 2016

366419

40014622

Cathy McKinlay

Retirement

Glace Bay High

June 30, 2016

351809

40014564

Ronald Mazzocca

Retirement

Sydney Academy

Dept Head (Science)

June 30, 2016

396622

40014732

Catherine Penman

Retirement

Harbourside Elementary

June 30, 2016

235630

40014183

Elizabeth MacDonald

Retirement

Sydney Academy

June 30, 2016

363820

40014610

Charlotte Sampson-LeBlanc

Retirement

Mira Road Elementary

June 30, 2016

339366

40014504

Catherine Collins

Retirement

Thompson Middle School

June 30, 2016

387803

40014694

Leroy Hodder

Retirement

Cusack Elementary

June 30, 2016

267997

40014220

Donna Dunn

Retirement

Cusack Elementary

Principal

June 30, 2016

387357

40014690

Stephen Timmons

Retirement

Breton Education Centre

June 30, 2016

330902

40014479

Paula Pace

Retirement

Sydney Academy

Guidance

June 30, 2016

326488

40014450

Jacqueline Poirier

Retirement

Breton Education Centre

June 30 2016

403725

40014761

Raylene Hinchey

Retirement

Greenfield Elementary

June 30, 2016

333955

40014491

Brenda Donahue

Retirement

Oceanview Education Centre

June 30, 2016

348532

40014543

Greg Thiel

Retirement

Malcolm Munroe Middle School

June 29, 2016

Motion carried
2016-04-07



b. NSTU Request for a Leave of Absence:

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie



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

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

546598

40015244

David Tobin

Glace Bay High

2016-2017 School Year

Motion carried
2016-04-08



c. NSTU Deferred Salary Leave:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Toomey

That the Board approve the following request for a deferred salary leave. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

567578

40015390

Aaron Andrews

Glace Bay High

Six Months: Aug 1/18 to Jan 31/19

Motion carried
2016-04-09



d. NSTU Deferred Salary leave:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following request for a deferred salary leave. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

482422

40014969

Juanita Romard

Coxheath Elem

Request to change Deferred Salary Leave from One Year: August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019 to Six Months: February 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Motion carried
2016-04-10



e. NSTU In-Province Teacher Exchange (First request):

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Shaw

That the Board approve the following request for an In-Province Teacher Exchange. . .

Employee #

Name/School

Name/School

Effective

464222

40014901

Shaun Syms

Whitney Pier Memorial Middle School

CBVRSB

Lori MacKay-Carroll

Waverly Memorial Elementary

HRSB

August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017

Motion carried
2016-04-11



f. NSTU Term Hires:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following term hires. . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Effective

558072

40015310

Jennifer Morrison

Sydney Mines Middle School,Guidance

Term: March 29/16 to July 31/16

614149

Sub #: 40015783

Term #: 40058987

Aaron White

Baddeck Academy

Term: March 24/16 to July 31, 2016

666917

Sub #: 40050223

Rebecca White

Sydney River Elem

Speech-Language Pathologist

Term: April 5/16 to July 31, 2016

Motion carried
2016-04-12



g. NSTU Term Amendment dates: (for information)

Employee #

Name

School

Previous Dates

New Dates

565689

40026746

Barb Nicholson

Adult High

At Risk Teacher

Temporary Assignment: August 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

Extension to Temporary Assignment: August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016

413237

Sub #: 40039164

Term: 40026397

Allan Gillis

Thompson Middle School

BIRT Teacher

Term: August 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

Term: August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016



6. New Business:

n/a



7. Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 7:13 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY