[Video Stream] Collingswood Board of Education Board Meeting 6/25/2018

Items on this meeting’s agenda included end of year reports and an update on the stadium project from the  Buildings, Grounds & Finance Committee – Committee Statement.

Other Agenda Items

  • Committee of the Whole
  • The Year in Review: Board and Superintendent Goals and Collingswood High School Thesis Statement Goal
  • Important Dates – Upcoming Meetings 2017-2018
  • Approval of Minutes
  • School Business Administrator – Approval of Contracts
  • Public Comment
  • Superintendent’s Report
    • Enrollment
    • School Safety Drill Report
    • Suspension Report
    • Anti-Bullying Report
    • Policies – 1st Reading
  • Business Administrator / Board Secretary Report
    • Budget Transfers
    • Board Secretary and Treasurer of School Funds Reports
    • Activities Reports
    • Food Service Financial Statement
    • Purchase Orders
    • Warrants
  • Buildings, Grounds & Finance Committee
    • Approval of Transfers
    • Board Secretary Certifications of No Over-Expenditures
    • Board Certification of No Over-Expenditures
    • Approval of Secretary and Treasurer Reports
    • Approval of Student Activities Report
    • Approval of Food Service Financial Statement
    • Purchase Orders
    • Warrant Approvals
    • Collingswood High School Stadium Demolition Bid Addenda
    • Elementary and Secondary Education Act – ESEA Formula Subgrant
    • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    • Capital Reserve Account
    • Burlington County Insurance Pool – Surplus Refund
    • Administrative Offices
    • Long Range Facilities Plan Amendment
    • Shared Maintenance Agreement – Audubon Board of Education
    • Shared Maintenance Agreement – Brooklawn Board of Education
    • Shared Services – Trash Removal
    • Special Education Placements – 2018-2019
    • Mission One Educational Staffing Services
    • Invo Healthcare – Speech Therapist
    • 2018-2019 Neuro Evaluation Services
    • IDEA-B Statement of Assurances
    • Heritage Business Systems
    • Textbook Disposal
    • Equipment Disposal
    • Archway Program – Lunch
    • Voided Checks
    • Use of Athletic Fields – Haddon Township Public Schools
    • Use of Facilities – Collingswood Marlin Swim Team
    • Approval of Items 11.01-11.33
  • Curriculum Committee
    • Committee Goals
    • Elementary/ Middle School Field Trips
    • Home Instruction / OOD Placement
    • Home Instruction/OOD Placement
    • Collingswood District and School Professional Development Plans 2018-2019
    • Revised 2018-2019 School Calendar
    • 2019 High School Spring Musical
    • 2018 Middle School Musical
  • Personnel Committee
    • Resignations
    • Retirements
    • Hirings
    • Transfers
  • Policy and Miscellaneous
    • HIB Reports
    • Resolution
    • No 2nd Readings of Policies
    • No First Reading of Policies
  • Public Participation
  • Adjourn


Video From The Live Feed



The entire agenda from the Collingswood BOE boarddocs:


Board Meeting Highlights

Public Comment Highlights:

  • One parent was concerned about not having a full-time nurse at Sharp
  • Dr. Becker is made a public comment about PARCC testing
  • Another resident made comments about the issue of trust in ongoing projects at the High School/ Middle School Stadium
  • Other resident made comments about dissapointment in the decision to demolish the grandstands at the Collingswood Middle School and High School Stadium after a no vote in March 2018.




Jen R

Jen R

Jen Rossi, Vice President Jen Rossi moved to Collingswood with her spouse in 2012. She is a graduate of Georgian Court University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and Fine Art. She has a certificate of eligibility with advanced standing in Elementary Education (K-5) and as a Teacher of Fine Art (K-12). After a part-time floating position and substitute teaching, Jen returned to the corporate world. Professionally Jen is a Digital Marketing Manager for a privately owned insurance brokerage, providing important information on how to reduce the risks in today's business world: ranging from slip and fall injuries to computer network hacks. Getting the information in the hands of people who need it with the help of guidebooks, webinars, instructional videos, blog posts, social media alerts, and online courses. With this background in education and knowledge of the process for communicating important information to anyone willing to hear it, Jen focuses her energy on making a big impact with small things- making life a little more convenient, helping people get informed, keeping things practical and timely, and encouraging achievable goals for success. In her free time, Jen loves upcycling, improving, and otherwise repurposing materials to the delight of family, neighbors, and Etsy customers. She looks forward to running down questions and getting helpful information into social feeds and inboxes of members of the Collingswood community.