Bagot named new JHS assistant principal

JOHNSTOWN — Former social studies teacher Anne Bagot was recently named the new assistant principal at Johnstown Junior-Senior High School.

The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education gave Bagot a probationary appointment in the administrator tenure at a annual salary of $77,000. Her appointment was made effective Sept. 28, 2020 and running through Sept. 17, 2024.

Bagot will serve as assistant principal of a new school setup which has included seventh and eighth graders, along with traditional grades nine through 12.

In other personnel matters:

∫ The board approved the appointment of Laura Schuttenberg as an extended leave substitute special education teacher, at $46,158, prorated, through Jan. 15, 2021.

∫ Michael Satterlee received a term appointment as director of athletics, health, P.E. and recreation, at a salary of $24,525, effective Sept. 18, through Dec. 30.

∫ Probationary appointments were given to these teacher’s aides: Deborah Tretola, Amy Ward and April McGivern.

∫ A provisional appointment was given to Kym Dopp, administrative assistant for 12 months per year at a $33,600 annual salary. The appointment is effective Oct. 1.

∫ The board approved an employment agreement between the district and Melissa Baker, school business manager and school district treasurer, retroactive to July 1 and running through June 30, 2023.

∫ Resignations approved by the board included Moriah Cook, food service helper; and Deborah Tretola, school monitor.

∫ A leave of absence was granted for Bill Trojan, teaching assistant, anticipated through Jan. 4, 2021, utilizing accrued paid leave time and unpaid leave time.

∫ Term appointments made of curriculum and instructional leaders were: Melissa Livingstone (Pleasant Avenue): $2,500; Nicole Davis (Pleasant Avenue): $2,500 plus $50 longevity; Quinn Swartwout (Warren Street): $2,500 plus $100 longevity; Amanda Bernaski (JJSHS math): $2,500 plus $50 longevity.

∫ Term appointments made of short-term flexible teacher leaders for digital learning for the 2020-21 school year were: Jackie Strouse: $2,500; Emily Cox: $2,500; and Chris DeConno: $2,500.

∫ Amy Sanjurjo was appointed as a boys soccer assistant at a stipend of $2,777.

∫ Board of Education President Christopher Tallon was appointed as a voting delegate for the New York State School Boards Association’s Annual Convention business meeting on Oct. 31.


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