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Building Leadership Team (BLT) ES Building Leadership Team (BLT) ES
Building Leadership Team (BLT) MS Building Leadership Team (BLT) MS
Building Leadership Team (BLT) HS Building Leadership Team (BLT) HS
Shared Decision Making  

Support Committees

District Safety Council  
Building Safety (Middle School/High School)  
Building Safety (Elementary School)  
Health & Wellness Committee  
District Facilities Committee (DFC) District Facilities Committee (DFC)

Academic Committees

Curriculum Council (CIA)  
Gifted and Talented Education Committee (GATE) Gifted and Talented Education Committee (GATE)
Mentor Committee Mentor Committee
Technology Committee  

Contractual Committees (GFA)

Professional Practices Committee (PPC)  
Calendar Committee  

Board of Education Committees

Audit Committee Audit Committee
Policy Committee  
   

 

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Audit Committee
Mandated
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

The Audit Committee, advisory to the Board of Education, will meet no fewer than four times a year starting  at 6:00 P.M. in the MS/HS Media Center unless otherwise stated or changed by action of the Board of Education.

Responsibility and Charge of the Committee: The purpose of the audit committee shall be to assure that the Board of Education fulfills its responsibilities for the District’s internal and external audit process, the financial reporting process and the system of risk assessment and internal controls over financial reporting; and provides and avenue of communication between management, the independent auditors, and the Board of Education. The responsibilities of the Audit Committee shall include:

  1. Providing recommendations to the Board of Education regarding the appointment of the external auditor and internal auditor for the district;
  2. Meeting with the external auditor prior to commencement of the audit;
  3. Reviewing and discussing with the external auditors their risk assessment of the district’s fiscal operations;
  4. Receiving and reviewing the draft annual audit report and accompanying draft management letter, working directly with the external auditor, and assisting the Board of Education in interpreting such documents;
  5. Making a recommendation to the Board of Education on accepting the annual audit report;
  6. Reviewing every corrective action plan developed by the district in response to any findings identified in an audit report or management letter;
  7. Assisting in the oversight of the internal audit function;
  8. Reviewing the findings and recommendations of the external auditor and internal auditor;
  9. Monitoring the school district’s implementation of such recommendations; and
  10. Evaluating the performance of the internal audit function.
Members:  
Patricia Macko Board of Education
Duncan Macpherson Board of Education
Michael McAneny Board of Education

 

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Building Leadership Team (BLT) Elementary
Mandated ~ Shared Decision Making
Meeting Agenda

Members:  
Gina Blenis Community
Laura Calvino Teacher
Brian Hostash Teacher
Valerie Kappel  Teacher
Peter Mahan/Erin DuBois Administration
Wendy McElwey Teacher, Chairperson
Sara Motta Community
Aileen Rauf Teacher
Margaret Robinson Teacher

 

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Building Leadership Team (BLT) Middle School
Mandated ~ Shared Decision Making
Meeting Agenda

Members:  
Teresa Carlton Teacher
Kelly Hubicki Community
Jim Hutchins Teacher, Chairperson
Leslie Kudlack  Teacher
Karen Manning Teacher
Brian Reeve  Administration
Deborah Theiss-Mackey Registered Nurse
JoAnn Simmons Teacher

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Building Leadership Team (BLT) High School
Mandated ~ Shared Decision Making
Meeting Agenda

Members:  
Timothy Albright  Teacher
Carmen Bucci Parent
Robert Corrigan Student
Linda Esposito Teacher
Nicole Field Parent
Casey Gannon Teacher
Tadhg Russell Teacher
Erin Sharkey Teacher
Brynda Shultes Teacher, Chairperson
Matthew Ward Administration
TBD Student

 

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Building Safety (Middle School/High School)
Board Appointed

Members:  
Michelle Fisher Counselor
Karen Gardiner Registered Nurse
Dina Klob Clerical
Kenneth Landversicht Counselor
Nicole Mahoney Counselor
Richard Outtrim Director of Facilities III
Brian Reeve Administration
Erin Sharkey Teacher
Sara Statham Clerical
Deborah Theiss-Mackey  Registered Nurse
Matthew Ward Administration
TBD Clerical

                      

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Building Safety (Elementary School)
Board Appointed

Members:  
Amanda Agneta Psychologist
Sally Collins Registered Nurse
Erin Dubois Counselor
Rachael Finkle Psychologist
Peter Mahan Administration
Aimee Morse Clerical
Richard Outtrim Director of Facilities, III
Karen Overbaugh Clerical
Ellen Warga Registered Nurse

 

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Calendar Committee

Responsibility, Charge and Duties: As per the Greenville Faculty Association Contract Article 17.6.
The Calendar Committee was established to review the school calendar annually and make recommendations to the Superintendent.

Membership:  
Brian Reeve Administrator, Chairperson, District
Pamela Asam GFA Member
Susan Hollywood GFA Member
Nancy Lockwood GFA Member
Brynda Shultes GFA Member

 

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District Facilities Committee (DFC)
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge: The District Facilities Committee believes that educational programs are influenced greatly by the environment in which it functions. The development of quality educational programs and school facilities that help to implement programs must go hand in hand. This committee has the responsibility to prepare recommendations to the Board of Education for long-range planning that provides for the needs of students and educational programs in clean, safe facilities and grounds in the most cost effective manner.

This committee will:

  1. Review the five year Building Condition Survey to identify areas of the school site that are in need of repair/upgrade;
  2. Assist in the development of long-range planning and make recommendations for future capital work.

Membership Structure: 
Superintendent, Business Official, Director of Facilities III, Director of Technology, Director of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction, Director of Physical Education, Health, and Athletics, Building Administrators (ES, MS, HS), (3) Teachers (ES,MS,HS), (1) Support Staff, (3) Parent/Community Members, (1) Student, (1) Board Member

Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly

Membership:  
Tammy J. Sutherland Superintendent of Schools, Chairperson
Robyn Bhend Business Official
Richard Outtrim Director of Facilities III
Scott Gardiner Director of Technology
Todd Hilgendorff Director of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction
Denise Wickham Director of Physical Education, Health, and Athletics
Peter Mahan Administration
Brian Reeve Administration
Matthew Ward Administration
Sally Collins ES
Michelle Fisher MS
Karen Martin HS
TBD Support Staff
Margaret Finch Parent/Community
Eric Herbstritt Parent/Community
Jacqui Fitzmaurice  Parent/Community
TBD Student
TBD Board Member

 

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Gifted and Talented Education Committee (GATE)
Board Appointed
Annual Report June
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge: The Gifted and Talented Education Committee (GATE) advocates for gifted and talented learners at GCSD while striving to encourage all students to develop their academic strengths and talents through enriching educational experiences. GATE ensures active community participation in, and understanding of, the district’s gifted and talented programs. This committee provides input to the Curriculum Council and administration on programming that support district goals, policies and initiatives.

This committee will:

  1. Investigate the philosophies and research the role of talent development related to gifted education;
  2. Sponsor diverse activities and provide materials that stimulate and encourage enriching programs and practices in our school community;
  3. Provide opportunities for students to experience gifted education services in all academic programming;
  4. Support and recommend practices that provide all students, regardless of their background, the tools necessary to explore their varied individual gifts and talents.

Membership Structure: (1) Administrator, (1) PPS Member, (3) Teachers (ES,MS,HS), (1) Support Staff, (2) Parents (ES and MS/HS), (1) Board, (1) Student

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly

Membership:  
Peter Mahan Administration, Chairperson
Erin DuBois PPS Member
Susan Konas ES
Sandra Washburn MS
Christine Rao HS
Karen Overbaugh Support Staff
Anne Rhoads Parent
Mallory Bell Parent
Tracy Young Board Member
TBD Student

 

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Health & Wellness Committee
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge: The Greenville Central School District is committed to a coordinated and comprehensive approach to employee and student wellness. Employees who are healthy are more effective in their duties and are able to model appropriate wellness behaviors for students. Students who are healthy can learn more effectively.

The duties and responsibilities of the committee include:

1. Facilitate Wellness Seminars and Campaigns
2. Disseminate Literature
3. Offer Onsite Exercise Programs
4. Provide an Annual Onsite Flu Clinic

Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly

Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Membership:  
Dr. Donna M. Accuosti  Assistant Superintendent, Chair
Robyn Bhend Business Official
Justin Peltier Teacher
Deborah Sanchez Clerical
Deborah Theiss-Mackey Registered Nurse
Ellen Warga Registered Nurse
Denise Wickham Administration
BSNENY Representative  
Needham Risk Management Representative

 

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Mentor Committee
Advisory/Required

Responsibility and Charge:
The Mentor Committee works to provide a safe and supportive environment for teachers new to the profession, to ease the transition from teacher training to the realities of the classroom, and to impact student success. This committee is committed to fostering a collaborative professional learning community that will support student achievement and promote the growth of school wide instructional excellence.

This committee will:
1. Create mutually beneficial partnerships between new teachers and mentors;
2. Share and implement best instructional practices;
3. Familiarize new teachers with school curriculum, programs and routines;
4. Acclimate new teachers to the culture of the school;
5. Reinforce and sustain a passion for the teaching profession.

Membership Structure:
Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Mentor Chairperson, (6) Teachers (All Levels)

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly

Membership:  
Sheila Brady Mentor Chairperson
Tammy Sutherland Superintendent
Dr. Donna Accuosti Assistant Superintendent
Michelle Neary ES
Karen Rosenberg ES
Leslie Kudlack MS
Erin Magee-Bolduc MS
Linda Esposito MS/HS
Emily Karam HS

 

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Quality Education Committee (QEC)
Mandated ~ Shared Decision Making
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge of the Committee: The purpose of the QEC is to achieve a K-12 focus and framework for curriculum and instructional matters and to advise the Superintendent on all matters related to the district’s instructional program and student achievement. The QEC, with input from various other committees such as the Professional Practice Committee (PPC), the Technology Committee and Building Level Teams (BLTs) and key support groups, will also develop strategies for supporting District Goals.

Members:  
Todd Hilgendorff, Chairperson Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, Chair
Faith Bowers Teaching Assistant
Erin Cioffi Teacher
Lauren Fox Teacher
Daniel Hash Administration
Jacqui Herrington Teacher
Kelly Hubicki Parent
Peter Mahan Administration
Laura Mastrantuono Aide/Monitor
Melissa Palmer GFA President
Brian Reeve Administration
Anne Rhoads Parent
Karen Rosenberg Teacher
Tammy J. Sutherland Superintendent of Schools
Sandra Washburn Teacher
TBD Administration
TBD Board of Education
TBD Student

 

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Policy Committee
Board Appointed

Members:  
Tammy J. Sutherland Superintendent of Schools
Jennifer Howard Board of Education
Patricia Macko Board of Education
Daphane Pearson School District Clerk

 

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Professional Practices Committee (PPC)

Responsibilities, Charge and Duties:
As per the Greenville Faculty Association Contract Article 16.1, 16.2 and 16.3.
The Professional Practices Committee (PPC) was established to consider matters of concern to the District and the Association. Matters of concern may include district policy related to education, educational experimentation, curriculum development, K-12 scheduling and use of conference monies.

Membership:  
Tammy J. Sutherland Superintendent of Schools
Melissa Palmer GFA President
Dr. Donna M. Accuosti   Assistant Superintendent, District
Justin Bruce GFA Member
Carrie Caputi GFA Member
Todd Hilgendorff Director of Curriculum Instruction and Assessment, District

 

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District Safety Council
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

The District Safety Council covers the District-wide Safety Team (SAVE Regulation) and the Safety and Health Committee (RESCUE Regulation).

Responsibility and Charge: The Greenville Central School District is committed to educational and environmental quality and fully supports the guiding principles as set forth by the New York State Board of Regents:

  1. Every child has a right to an environmentally safe and healthy learning environment that is clean and in good repair.
  2. Every child, parent and school employee has a “right to know” about environmental health issues and hazards in their school environment.
  3. School officials and appropriate public agencies should be held accountable for environmentally safe and healthy facilities.
  4. Federal, State, local and private sector entities should work together to ensure that resources are used effectively to address environmental health and safety concerns.

The duties and responsibilities of the Council include:

1. Identify and study problems that impact staff and student safety.
2. Review accident/injury data and make recommendations for improvement of procedures and processes.
3. Review existing safety policies and make recommendations for improvement if needed.
4. Promote and evaluate safety training and education.
5. Review suggestions and concerns that relate to staff/student safety and health.
6. Develop recommendations as appropriate to the school district’s administration.

The Rebuild Schools to Uphold Education (RESCUE) Law of 1999 requires that school safety and health committees are involved in school construction projects and inspections. The regulatory duties include:

1. Provide consultation for the building safety rating.
2. Be involved in the disposition of complaints related to health and safety.
3. Address complaints regarding excessive noise.
4. Participate in post-construction inspections to confirm that area is ready to be opened for use.

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly

Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Membership:  
Robyn Bhend Business Official
Marianne Amato Transportation Supervisor
Linda Esposito Teacher
Rose DiDonato District Office
Phillip Edwards Custodian
Jonathan Kerner Teacher
Richard Outtrim Director of Facilities III
Brynda Shultes Teacher, Chemical Hygiene Officer
Sara Statham Clerical
Deborah Theiss-Mackey Registered Nurse
Matthew Ward Administrator
Ellen Warga Registered Nurse
Denise Wickham Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics

 

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Shared Decision Making
Mandated
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge:
To revise and update the shared decision making plan as outlined in Regulation 100.11.

Committee Structure:
As per Regulation 100.11 (Superintendent, Administrators, Teachers and Parents)

Timeline: Beginning September 18 to December 21. Meetings TBD

Membership:  
Tammy J. Sutherland Superintendent
Dr. Donna M. Accuosti Assistant Superintendent
Todd Hilgendorff Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Daniel Hash Administrator
Brian Reeve Administrator
Matthew Ward Administrator
Caroline Caputi ES Teacher
Laura Calvino ES Teacher
TBD MS Teacher
JoAnn Simmons MS Teacher
Melissa Palmer HS Teacher
Erin Sharkey HS Teacher
Bonnie Catlin ES Parent
TBD MS Parent
TBD HS Parent

 

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Technology Committee
Board Appointed
Meeting Agenda

Responsibility and Charge: The Technology Committee promotes the use of technology to support teaching and enhance student learning. This committee researches, recommends, and supports the effective integration of both established and emerging technologies into the learning environment.

This committee will:

  1. Review the technology plan aligned to state requirements and make recommendations for revisions; 
  2. Identify and promote resource procurement to advance technology and its use by students, faculty, and staff and recommend allocations in accordance with district goals and technology plan;
  3. Assess the needs of students and faculty to make recommendations for professional development to promote effective technology integration.

Committee Structure:
Director of Technology, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, (1) Administrator, Technology Coach, (1) Library Media Specialist, (4) Teachers, (1) Support Staff, (1) Parent/Community Member, (1) Board Member

Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly

Members:
Scott Gardiner Director of Technology, Chairperson
Todd Hilgendorff Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Dan Hash Administrator
Vikki Hawkins Technology Coach
Melissa Persico Library Media Specialist
Lauren Fox ES
Barbra Drasby MS
Linda Esposito MS/HS
Casey Gannon HS
Sara Statham Support Staff
Eric Herbstritt Parent/Community
Duncan Macpherson Board Member