September 26, 2017 WIU Regular Board Meeting

X. New Business

B. Human Resource Services

HR-1718-013

To approve/ratify the following retirement(s)/resignation(s):


Name

Position

Effective end of day

Reason

Nicholas Falcon

Educational Consultant

September 11, 2017

Other Employment

Sharon McKinney

Classroom Assistant

August 25, 2017

Retirement

Kelli Gorecki-Pastore

Teacher

August 22, 2017

Other Employment

Karen Petrarca

Teacher

August 28, 2017

Other Reasons


HR-1718-014

To approve the resignation of Joseph Scaccia, furloughed Classroom Assistant, effective end of day August 21, 2017.


HR-1718-015

To approve the following Resolution:


Be it resolved that the Board of Directors of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit hereby approves the transfer of the following program and class as a unit from the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit to the following School District as required under the Transfer of Entities provisions of Section 1113 of the Pennsylvania School Code, Act No. 25 of 1991:


     One (1) Emotional Support class to the Belle Vernon Area School District.


Be it further resolved, that this educational program change of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit has been taken on the request of the Belle Vernon Area School District.


Be it further resolved, that since the Emotional Support teacher, Mrs. Kelli Gorecki-Pastore, assigned to this class has confirmed her resignation effective August 22, 2017 (Board motion HR-1718-013) no transfer of employment is necessary.


HR-1718-016

To rescind the following:


          HR-1718-004

To ratify the Administration entering into a written contract with the following to serve as Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed 29 hours per week.

Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Hourly Wage

Pamela Magness

$30.00


To ratify the Administration entering into an employment agreement with the following to serve as a Teacher of Deaf and Hard of Hearing effective September 27, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed 29 hours per week.


Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Hourly Wage

Pamela Magness

$30.00


HR-1718-017

To approve/ratify employment of two (2) Job Coaches, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.  All salaries are prorated:


Name

Salary

Effective Date

Location

Patricia Novak

Removed 09/25/17-declined offer 

$16.00 per hour

September 27, 2017

WIU Administration Building

Rebecca Pich

$16.00 per hour

September 27, 2017

WIU Administration Building



HR-1718-018

To approve/ratify employment of one (1) Speech and Language Pathologist, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.  All salaries are prorated:


Name

Salary

Step

Type

Effective Date

Location

Katie Delaney

$45,796

M6

Speech and Language Pathologist

September 27, 2017

Early Intervention


     Authorized Users Only - HR-1718-018


HR-1718-019

To ratify the Administration entering into an employment agreement with the following to serve as Speech and Language Pathologist, effective September 27, 2017 through June 30, 2018, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.  Not to exceed 29 hours per week.


Speech and Language Pathologist

Salary

Kaylee Dougherty

$35.00

     


HR-1718-020

To approve/ratify the following leave requests:

Family Medical Leave

a.  Employee #010452, beginning August 28, 2017


HR-1718-021

To approve the following Resolution:


Be it resolved that the Board of Directors of Westmoreland Intermediate Unit #7 hereby approve the following classroom assistant position eliminations effective August 22, 2017 based on reasons of economy and efficiency.  The following Classroom Assistants are affected: 


#010054, 010452, 010880, 011133, 010742, 010180, 010202, 010664, 011651, 133310, 133361, 012130, and 010668. 


Be it further resolved that the affected individuals be notified by the Board Secretary and/or Executive Director of this action.


HR-1718-022

To approve the following Resolution:


Be it resolved that the Board of Directors of Westmoreland Intermediate Unit #7 hereby approve the following classroom assistant position eliminations effective October 3, 2017 based on reasons of economy and efficiency.  The following Classroom Assistants are affected: 


#010054 and 010668. 


Be it further resolved that the affected individuals be notified by the Board Secretary and/or Executive Director of this action.