Board approves new personnel changes

STEUBENVILLE – The Jefferson County governing school board approved several personnel moves at Wednesday’s meeting, including four resignations.

The board accepted resignation notices submitted by Kristi Sciarra, an instructional aide; Catherine Miles, a Virtual Learning Academy teacher; and Cara Siragusano, a VLA intern.

Rebecca Hajiran, a school psychologist, also submitted her resignation for retirement reasons.

Then the board approved contract amendments for Clyde DiAngelo, Martariesa Fiala, Sharon Doty and Linda Lensi.

In other business, approval was given for a cooperation agreement with the Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional School Association for the continuation of services, including an inservice program, cooperative purchasing program and legal services.

The board approved a resolution to revise the local school board policy regarding the state teachers retirement system.

The board adopted final appropriations for the 2013 fiscal year and appropriations for the 2014 fiscal year.

By a unanimous vote, members approved the establishment of a service fund not to exceed $7,500 for expenses incurred by the governing board.

The board authorized the board treasurer to make appropriation modifications as needed to create accounts, meet financial obligations and to maintain proper budgetary procedures, and approved authorization for the treasurer to pay bills as they become due.

Lenzi updated the school board members on the gifted program.