CANFIELD – The South Vary faculty board this week authorized a rise in pay for the faculties superintendent.
Based mostly on a overview of pay for Mahoning County faculty superintendents, the board authorized a rise in pay for Superintendent Bethany Carlson to $106,000 efficient Aug. 1, a rise of $6,000 from the earlier yr, and $112,000 for the ultimate yr of her contract in 2022-2023. The board additionally agreed to reimburse Carlson as much as $6,000 per yr for her continued schooling to earn her doctorate in class superintendent schooling.
Board President Ralph Wince mentioned he requested the overview of Mahoning County faculty superintendents for the reason that board initially employed Carlson on the low finish for her first yr to see how she carried out. He mentioned the board couldn’t be happier along with her efficiency contemplating the Covid pandemic and having no prior superintendent expertise.
Wince famous Carlson was the bottom paid superintendent within the county. He additionally famous the rise, assuming no will increase in different districts, solely strikes her one spot up on the record.
In different enterprise, the board authorized as day by day substitute lecturers for the 2021-2022 faculty yr at $100 per day Denise Kosek for elementary, Christine Horton for center faculty and Maria Joseph for highschool.
The board additionally authorized Victoria Wellington as a part-time tutorial aide, David Warren as a custodial assistant and Jim Richley as an interim assistant highschool band director/drum coach and band camp/summer time periods.
Moreover, the board accepted the resignation of Kari Washburn as head excessive faculty cheerleading coach and granted supplemental teaching contracts for the 2021-2022 faculty yr to David Markulin for head wrestling, Charles Colucci for assistant wrestling coach (highschool), Amy Shane for head highschool cheer, Allison Carrocce for assistant highschool cheer, Mark Bush for center faculty cross nation volunteer, Xena Maali-Gentile for center faculty cross nation and Kathy Komara for head volleyball.
Additionally on the assembly, the board authorized an settlement for sports activities drugs companies with Peak Efficiency Bodily Remedy of North Lima at a value of $3,500 for the 2021-2022 faculty yr. Peak Efficiency additionally supplies companies for non-sports college students, in line with Carlson.
The board additionally authorized the continuation of the earlier than and after faculty youngster care program for the 2021-2022 faculty yr, directed, coordinated and supervised by designated Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments (MVRCOG) staff. Prices of this system will likely be lined by the mother and father enrolling their youngsters in this system.
Moreover, the board acknowledged the speech and debate staff, beneath the steering of Nicole Rothbauer and Nicole Fryfogle, for collaborating within the Nationwide Speech and Debate Match this yr.
Carlson learn a letter from the director of the nationwide event who acknowledged South Vary for collaborating within the event for a tenth time, noting one yr of participation large and 10 years a “actually excellent achievement” few faculties have attained. The letter mentioned the achievement was solely potential with the assist of advisors and directors.
The following common board assembly is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 16 within the Ok-12 campus auditorium.