District approves personnel issues

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel issues at this month’s regular meeting.All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable.The board approved the elimination of one elementary school librarian position, effective at the end of the 2010-2011 school year.Robin Johnson, a high school education teacher, was appointed to the temporary position of Student Success Coordinator effective April 12-June 3, 2011. In addition, Terry Surra is being transferred from the Classrooms for the Future coach position to that of high school business education teacher effective for the 2011-2012 school year.Three unpaid leaves of absences were approved.Supplemental contracts awarded for the 2010-2011 school year were:•Donald Cunningham, volunteer renewal as assistant softball coach;•Josh Geitner, new contract as assistant baseball coach at a rate of $400;•Irene McCandless, renewal contract as intramural gymnastics coach-spring, at a rate of $887;•Cindy Schuster, new contract as assistant track and field coach, at a rate of $1,200; and•William Shuey, renewal half contract as assistant track and field coach, at a rate of $630.Supplemental contracts awarded for the 2011-2012 school year are:•Adam Brooks, new contract as marching band director, at a rate of $2,000;•Stan Foster, renewal contract as head cross country coach, at a rate of $1,876;•Susan Lepovetsky, renewal contract as head girls' tennis coach, at a rate of $1,787;•Russ Micale, renewal contract as head boys' soccer coach, at a rate of $2,431;•Joseph Schlimm, renewal contract as head football coach, at a rate of $5,610;•Erica Vogt, renewal contract as head volleyball coach, at a rate of $2,315; and•Daniel Vollmer, renewal contract as head golf coach, at a rate of $1,701.