The Corry Area School Board approved several personnel items during its recent monthly meeting, including requests for leaves of absence and filling those open spots.

The board, by an 8-0 vote, approved the following leaves of absence:

• Susan L. Brady, Corry Elementary School secretary, from Feb. 3 through April 1.

• An extension of a leave of absence for Ronna Troyer, Corry Elementary School teacher aide, from Jan. 1 through April 8. The leave was previously approved from Oct. 12 through Jan. 14.

• John Zerbe, Corry Elementary School physical education teacher, from Jan. 28 through March 11.

•James Sekerak, Spartansburg Elementary School third-grade teacher, from Feb. 25 through June 3.

The board also approved the following appointments:

• Stacie Bova as a long-term substitute fifth-grade teacher at Corry Elementary School at a prorated salary of $41,163 (bachelor’s degree, step 1), effective Jan. 17 through June 3.

• Janel Murphy as a long-term substitute fifth-grade teacher at Conelway Elementary School at a prorated salary of $43,514 (master’s degree, step 1), retroactive to Nov. 3 through June 3.

• Amorette Ross as a long-term substitute special education teacher at Corry Area Middle-High School during Terri Fowler’s leave of absence at a prorated salary of $41,163 (bachelor’s degree, step 1), effective Jan. 17 through June 3. The appointment was previoiusly approved for Sept. 21, through Jan. 14.

• Kristy Murray as a long-term substitute grade II teacher aide at Corry Elementary School during Amorette Ross’ leave of absence at a rate of $11.86 per hour for 6 1/2 hours per day, effective Jan. 17 through June 3.

• Kathy West as a long-term substitute grade II teacher aide at Corry Elementary School during Ronna Troyer’s leave of absence at a rate of $11.86 per hour for 6 1/2 hours a day, effective Jan. 17 through April 8. The appointment was previously approved for Oct. 19 through Jan. 14.

•Assistant Superintendent Sheri Yetzer as open records officer. The Open Records Resolution is in conjunction with the Right-to-Know Law signed into law by Gov. Ed Rendell in 2008 concerning public records. The resolution is the board’s adoption of administrative regulations pertaining to the Open Records Law, or the public’s right to know.

•AssistantSuperinten-dent Sheri Yetzer as civil rights coordinator. The district’s Civil Rights resolution pertains to the district being an equal opportunity education institution and matters concerning discrimination. Any matters concerning Civil Rights, grievance procedure or services will be referred to Yetzer.

The following field trips also were approved:

• Five students who are members of Key Club to a convention and leadership conference in Hershey from March 4 to March 6 under the supervision of adviser Tracie Braswell.

• Eleven members of the Future Business Leaders of America to the state competition in Hersehy from April 3 to April 6 under the supervision of advisers Julie Krone and Stacey Reynolds.

• Twelve members of Robotics Team 306 to Cleveland University from April 7 to April 9 for competition under the supervision of instructor Dan Mather and two other people to be determined.

The board also OK’d two names as substitutes to the service personnel list: Michael Geer for custodial and Stephanie Pondel for cafeteria/clerical aide.

Voting to OK the personnel items were board members John Gray, Doris Gernovich, Roger Stranahan, Chris Johnson, Peggy Gates, Mike Kondrlik, Steve Redrup and Delbert Liller. Deborah Wood was excused from attending the meeting.

The district’s finance committee and property committees will meet Monday at 5 p.m. in the large-group instruction room of the administration building.

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