The following personnel items were reported at the October Wallenpaupack School Board meeting.
There were two resignation letters, both from Assistant Softball Coaches. Cynthia Tillger and Sara Smith both resigned, effective immediately. The board accepted the resignations with regret.
Long-term substitutes were appointed for various teachers, for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year:
• Lori Hosking of Greeley will substitute for a Wallenpaupack North Primary School first grade teacher, who was not identified.
• Tammy Plumb of Hawley was approved as a substitute for Benjamin Katz, science teacher at the North Intermediate School.
• Erin Schuman of Lake Ariel will substitute for Denis Wentz, Wallenpaupack Area Middle School sixth grade teacher.
• Melissa Smyth of Lakeville will substitute for Tami Ford, Wallenpaupack North Intermediate School fifth grade teacher.
Kelly Gullstrand of Hawley will be substituting in the cafeteria.
Kathleen Sarro was approved as an Assistant Swim Team Coach.
Elizabeth Hawkins was appointed as a mentor.
The Board approved compensated professional leave for two teachers at Wallenpaupack North Intermediate School for the second semester. They are Benjamin Katz, science teacher and Tami Ford, fifth grade teacher.
Four van drivers were accepted: Felicia Barry, James Sienko, Tracy Simon and Scott Tabler.
Marywood University student Jordan Orzolek was approved to complete his student teaching in the Middle School, Oct. 22- Dec. 6, with cooperating teacher Heather Bannan.
Two Marywood University students were approved as student observers at the High School: Kate Gaffney, working with teacher Ashley Liptak, Oct. 21- Nov. 22; and Carly Scholla, working with teacher Alexsis Neenan, Sept. 16- Dec. 6.
The next Wallenpaupack School Board meeting is set for Monday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in the High School Library. There is a committee meeting at 5:30 p.m., also open to the public.