Corry Area School District News

Contracts for the Corry Area School District's assistant superintendent, administration and members of the nonbargaining support personnel were renewed during Monday's board meeting.

A contract for Assistant Superintendent Sheri Yetzer was extended through Dec. 7, 2020. 

Beginning July 1, Yetzer's salary will increase from $117,500 to $120,437.50. The salary will continue to increase each year by no less than than 2.5 percent.

During the term of Yetzer's employment, the assistant superintendent salary will not be reduced, per the contract.

No later than May 31 each year, beginning in 2016, Yetzer will be evaluated by the board of school directors with input from the superintendent.

Yetzer will receive 20 vacation days and five personal days each year. She will also receive health, vision and dental benefits.

Board members also approved a five-year contract with members of the district's administration that is retroactive to the 2015-16 school year and will continue through the 2019-20 school year.

The contract, which is based on a 260-day work year, includes:

• Director of Secondary Education Bill West, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $96,596.63 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Director of Elementary Education Matt Patterson, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $95,817.63 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Director of Special Education Denise Otteni-Jones, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $96,578.75.

• Corry Area Intermediate School Principal Dan Daum, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $95,838.75 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Corry Area Primary School Principal Teresa Pearce, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $86,469.42 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Corry Area High School Principal Kelly Cragg, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $97,181.75 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Corry Area Middle School Principal Gail Swank, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $90,197.04 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Corry Area Middle-High School Assistant Principal Lee Swartzfager, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $72,500 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Supervisor of Vocational Education Sue Barra, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $89,540.55 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

• Corry Area Middle-High School Assistant Principal Michele Miller, who was approved for a 2015-16 salary of $73,969.42 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2019-20 school year.

All administrators are given vacation time based on the number of years of service with the Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System. 

Those who have served one to three years are given 10 vacation days, those who have served for four to seven years are given 15 vacation days and those who have served for eight years or longer will receive 20 vacation days.

Additionally, each administration member will receive 12 paid sick days and three personal days each year. The contract also grants health, vision and dental insurance benefits.

A three-year contract for members of the CASD nonbargaining support personnel was approved and will be effective from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019.

The contract, which is based on a 260-day work year, includes:

• Transportation Coordinator Sandy Kalika, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $48,444.83 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Assistant Business Manager Julie Krone, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $55,000 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Student Data Coordinator Sheri Williams, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $49,284.83 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Business Assistant and Payroll and Benefit Coordinator Tonja Schrecengost, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $47,554.51 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Secretary to the Superintendent Vicki Anderson, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $44,944.83 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Assistant Secretary to the Superintendent Tonja Messinger, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $44,244.83 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Athletic Trainer Michael Fedyshin, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $48,601.93 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Director of Buildings and Grounds Mike Munsee, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $68,964.93 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Network PC Director Andrew Schmidt, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $66,243.95 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

• Network PC Director Tim Tomcho, who was approved for a 2016-17 salary of $55,301.26 with a 2.5 percent increase each year until the 2018-19 school year. 

The contract allows vacation time based on the number of years of service with the district. 

Those who have served one to three years are given 10 vacation days, those who have served for four to seven years are given 15 vacation days and those who have served for eight years or longer will receive 20 vacation days.

Employees also receive 10 sick days and four personal days each year. Health, vision and dental benefits are also included.

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