Greenwich Twp. School Board Brief

Board of Education Meeting March 22, 2022

Board Brief

The following information is intended to inform staff and community members of recent action taken by the Board. The information included in this brief is not intended to be a complete summary and does not replace official Board minutes.


Mrs. Susan Vernacchio - School Board President

Mrs. Erin Herzberg - School Board Vice-President
Mr. Andrew Chapkowski

Mr. John T. Goetaski

Mrs. Roseanne Lombardo

Mrs. Meghann Myers

Mrs. Fiona Paterna

Highlights from the Greenwich Township School District Board of Education Regular Meeting/Approval to Submit Budget to the County Office on March 22, 2022

The District honored our Teacher of the Year, Stacy Anuszewski, and our Educational Support Professional of the Year, School Nurse Susan Pipczynski - Congratulations ladies!!!

Enrollment: 433

1. Superintendent Recommendations Approved
A. The following staff members were approved for use of accrued personal days, above three in a year: Michael Snyder, Susan Pipczynski, Melissa Ray, Violet Gregg, Daniel Giorgianni, Kathy Seacrist, Christina Gori, Patricia Seiner, Kimberly Chila, Ellen Sarmiento, Stacy Anuszewski, Suzanne Pezzino

B. The following staff members were approved for tuition reimbursement: Alexa Wright and Stacy Anuszewski

C. Approved a guest speaker for ELA 7th grade class, for mock interviewing as part of the course of study involving the book The Giver.
D. Approval of FMLA request from Patricia Seiner.

E. Approval of FMLA request from Adriana Marini-Cossetti
F. Acceptance of resignation notice from teacher Christina Gori, BSS, her last day being May 6, 2022.

2. Policy/Regulations
A. 13 updated/new policies and/or regulations were presented for a first reading.

3. Curriculum & Instruction

A. Workshops were approved for the following staff members: Scott Campbell, Adriana Marini-Cossetti, Lauren Ernst, Alisa Whitcraft.

4. Budget & Finance

A. Retroactive approval of 21-22 Tuition Contract Agreement between Greenwich Township Board of Education and Paulsboro Board of Education, in the amount of $1,231,868.71
B. Transportation for Fun & Games Club to Miniature Golf at Big Swing Golf Center, six trips, for a total of $1,140.00
C. Approval of the Greenwich Township Board of Education Purchasing manual for the 2022-2023 school year.
D. Approval enter agreement for Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem School Districts Joint Insurance Fund Risk Management Agreement and Resolution Appointing a Risk Management Consultant.

E. Acceptance of the Auditor's Management Report on Administrative Findings, Compliance, and Performance for fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

5. Report of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary- Approved

A. Bills Lists - #50-2022 through #62-2022

B. Student Activities Account statements for January and February 2022.
C. Board Secretary Report, Treasurer's Report, and Transfer List for January and February 2022.

6. Buildings & Grounds

A. Use of facilities request from Gibbstown Volleyball, NMS gym, May 2, 2022 - May 27, 2022.
B. Use of facilities request from GCU Soccer Club, outdoor NMS fields, March 22, 2022 - December 31, 2022.
C. Use of facilities request from PTO, conduct the Book Fair at BSS, May 2, 2022 - May 6, 2022 and September 26, 2022 - September 30, 2022.

7. Public Session
Questions from a community member related to recent individual HIB incidents encouraged a discussion of school HIB practices, character education, and parental responsibility and outreach.

8. Executive Session - Yes

9. Adoption of the Tentative Budget 2022-2023

10.Adjournment : Meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:20 pm

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Next Regular Board of Education/Public Hearing on the Budget meeting is scheduled for TUESDAY, April 26, 2022, at 6:30 pm.

The schedule for the 2022 Board of Education meetings is available on our website.

Please note all meetings are on Tuesdays.