The budget for the 2009 Summer Curriculum Committee was approved on June 30, 2009 by the Hoboken Board of Education with a vote of 7-1. The summer project will not exceed $ 47,784. for salary, plus $ 3656. (FICA) Funding through Title I, Part A - 20-231-100-100-18-1012-000 8763 pending approval of the 2008-09 NCLB Amendment by OGM. The Committee will begin meeting on July 13, 2009 and continue through the first week of August.
The 2009 Summer Curriculum Committee is roughly 50% the size of the 2008 Summer Curriculum Committee (29 teachers vs 60 teachers) and the budget allocated is approximately 2/3 less than the allocation for Summer 2008. Dr. Petrosino explained earlier in the week that this represented a significant reduction in both expenditures and faculty involved with the curriculum project and indicated that the committee is in it's final editing and implementation phase.
The 2009 Summer Curriculum Committee includes: Edward Barfield, Veronica Ramos, Bess Mitsakos, Elise Granovsky, Kathleen Kelly, Victoria Chodos, Geidy DeLaRosa, Anabel Gomez, Tania Trinidad-Payamps, Robin Piccapietra, Fran Cohen, Lynn Fusco, Tara Donnelly, Louis Taglieri, Kevin Metcalfe, Marni Rosenblum, Kelly Sogluizzo, Gabriela Taglieri, Damian DeBenedetto, Jenissa Wilson, Christopher Munoz, Melanie Alberto-Kolmer, Michelle McGreivey, Meghna Patel, Jared Ramos, Ryan Sorafine, Andrea Canonico, Martin Shannon, Derek England, Vincent Cassesa, and administrators Howard McKenzie, Kate Karmarsky and Dr. Anthony Petrosino
Picture: Curriculum Committee at work (June, 2009)