The Board of Education agenda for Tuesday, July 15 includes many personnel decisions. The meeting is 7 p.m. in Washington Community School and agendas are available at the Plainfield Public Library and will be available at the meeting.
At the top of the list are two new assistant superintendent positions. Garnell Bailey
is named assistant superintendent for Administrative Services at a salary of $149,550. Bailey had been the Human Resources director and for the past six months also served as interim superintendent. Angela Kemp
is named assistant superintendent for Educational Services at a salary of $142,750, with a start date to be determined.
A long list of new titles was approved by the board on May 5, but on June 17, some names were approved just for the month of July. Action taken July 15 will extend jobs through the 2008-09 school year ending June 30.
On the July 15 agenda, names and salaries are as follows: Ron Eddy
, coordinator, Compensation Administration, $81,720; Nat McBean
, coordinator, Accounting, $112,550; also named to the same title, Cynthia Lam
, $75,030; Yolanda Henry
, $79,490; Bruce Banner
Coordinator, Business Administration – Jinni Wu
, $122,500; Coordinator, Community Engagement, Public Information & Marketing – Eric Jones
, $85,940 (Jones was president of the Plainfield Education Association for the past school year).
Coordinator, Grants Administration was changed to Grants Administrator and Dawn Ciccone
is named at a salary of $121,500.
Coordinator, Human Resources & Support Services – Carletta Jones
, $71,330. Three personnel assistants are on the list for Tuesday, Analyn Acosta
and Martha Guardado
at $60,324 each and Lenee Clarke
Coordinator, Information Technology and Support Services – unfilled. Coordinator, Professional Development & Support Services – Leslie Borge
, $107,360, start date to be determined; Coordinator, Purchasing – Corine Richardson
, $99,500; Coordinator, School & Community Programs – Deborah Boyd
Coordinator, Special Projects & District Affairs – unfilled. Coordinator, Student Athletics & Activities & Support Services – unfilled. Coordinator, Student Health Related Services & Support – unfilled.
Coordinator, Student Truancy & Support Services – Yvonne Watts
, $78,260; also Social Worker, Student Truancy & Support Services - Denise Mayo Moore
Director, Early Childhood Programs & Services – Evelyn Motley
, $115,230; Director, Educational Services – Beth Ebler
Director, Guidance Student Intervention & Family Support Services – this may have been a typo on the May 5 new job list – the July 15 list has Director of Guidance - Lisa Clark
, $113,230, start date to be determined and Director, Student Intervention & Family Support Services - Anna Belin-Pyles
, $118,680. Also Social Worker, Student Intervention & Family Support Services - Danice Stone
, $85,680; Coordinator, Student Intervention & Family Support Services - Denise Shipman
and Stacey Green
, both $85,680.
Director, Information Technology & Support Services – Norman Payne
Director, School Safety & District Security – unfilled.
Director, Special Education, Gifted, & Psychological Services – no name listed on July 15 agenda. Supervisor, Assessment, Data Collection, & School Improvement – Lalelei B. Kelly
, $113,550, start date to be determined; Transportation Dispatcher – Lorraine Musto
The new roster calls for several vice principals for content areas. Those named so far are Vice Principal, Science - Rosa Salinas
, $99,020 and Vice Principal, Math – Sancha Gray
, $94,250. Others are VP, Early Childhood Programs & Services – unfilled; VP, Arts, Talent & Life Skills Education – Angela Bento
, $96,450; VP, Bilingual Education and ESOL – Wilson Martinez
, $103,090; VP Special Education, Gifted & Psychological Services – Antoinette Adams
, $116,050. VP, Student Athletics Activities and Support Services – Daniel Cone
A new title on the July 15 list is Coordinator, Community Involvement & Support Services – Rose Davis
, $85,940. Also, Supervisor, District Facilities & Grounds – Lawrence Martin
, $121,000; Licensing & Credential Specialist, Kim Artis
The May 5 list was alphabetical by title. The one-month job assignments approved June 17 were in no particular order and the year-long assignments on the July 15 list are alphabetical by the person’s first name, so if I made any mistakes in correlating the information and anyone wants to retrace the three agendas and offer corrections, feel free.
On June 17, principals were hired but not assigned to schools. The July 15 list is as follows: Wilson Aponte
, Evergreen; Frank Asante
, Cedarbrook; Yvonne Breauxsaus
, Washington; Delores BrownJohnson
, Clinton; Caryn Cooper
, Barlow; Janet Grooms
, Emerson; Anthony Jenkins
, Maxson; Gwynetta Joe
, Hubbard; Shirley Johnson-Tucker
, Alpha Academy; Christopher Lommerin
, Cook; Christy M. Oliver
, Jefferson; Gloria Williams
, Woodland; Doris Williams
, Special Projects/District Affairs; Phillip M. Williamson
A number of 2007-08 staffers received notices of non-renewal. A blanket resolution on terminations is up for a vote Tuesday, but does not indicate names, saying only that they are on file with the board secretary.--Bernice Paglia