Summary of the Homer School District 33C
Special Board of Education Meeting
July 20, 2017
Deb Martin, President Elizabeth Hitzeman, Vice President Karen DeFilippis, Secretary
Adam Briner, Member Kevin DeSchaaf, Member Christine Marcinkewicz, Member
Russ Petrizzo, Member
At the July 20th
Board of Education meeting:
The Board approved the following personnel recommendations:
1. Jessica Schweers – special education teacher, Schilling School, effective June 27, 2017
2. Colleen Simeone – kindergarten teacher, Schilling School, effective July 10, 2017
3. Pamela Crowley – bus driver, Transportation, effective June 14, 2017
4. Jason Skube – Band Director, Summer Band Director, Percussion Ensemble Director
and Mustang Band Director, effective for the 2017-2018 school year
Request for Leave of Absence
(Beginning and end dates open to modification)
Janina Kornas – custodian, Homer Junior High School, extension of current FMLA leave
from July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017
Position Recommendation
1.0 FTE District Clerical Aide for data entry (one-year position)
Employment Recommendations
Annette Kane – recent position change from secretary to clerical aide
Amiee Dagenais – recently hired Administrative Assistant to Director of Special Services
Patrick Piwoni – volunteer coach for Boys Basketball and Track, effective for the 2017-
2018 school year
William Pavlich – volunteer coach for Boys Basketball, effective for the 2017-2018
school year
Drew Dicksen – volunteer coach for Boys Volleyball, effective for the 2017-2018 school
Sharon Rachan – volunteer coach for Scholastic Bowl, effective for the 2017-2018
school year
Jake Fleming – volunteer coach for Boys Volleyball, effective for the 2017-2018 school
Employee Recall
Lisa Dianne O’Neil – paraprofessional, Hadley Middle School, effective for the 2017-
2018 school year
The Board approved a position change for Robert Rounsaville, moving him from kindergarten
Principal at Schilling School to Director of Support Personnel Services
The Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding between the Homer 33C Board of
Education and the Homer 33C Support Staff Council agreement and recognition of the Nurse
Aide as part of the bargaining unit
Superintendent Kara Coglianese reported kindergarten enrollment is up significantly for the
coming school year. The District plans to add at least two sections of kindergarten for the
2017-2018 school year, bringing it up to 16 sections. If 15 more kindergartners register in the
coming weeks, the District will need to add a 17
section. The first day of school is August 23
The Next Regular School Board Meeting is July 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.