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Friday, December 30, 2016

Marcella Sills' Attempt to Appeal Her Termination Fails; Everyone is Happy!!!

I wish Marcella Sills good luck (not) ever finding work again especially with children, or anywhere. Her stupidity and arrogance, as exposed by Sue Edelman at the NY POST, is astonishing. Thanks so much, Sue!
Marcella Sills
Now, the Principal of the "School of No" - meaning none, nothing, not a thing, no education, no books, no nothing - was late filing her Article 75 Petition in NY Supreme Court, two months after she was fired at her 3020-a arbitration.

The rule is that any appeal of an arbitration 3020-a must be filed and the Index number purchased within 10 calendar days. If you do not do that, the appeal is dismissed.

Even non-lawyers like me know that. Marcella Sills' lawyer, Attorney Douglas Rosenthal of Spring Valley N.Y. didn't seem to know what he was doing. My opinion. Oh - he also put Carmen Farina in the caption as "New York State Education Department Commissioner":

Really? Who knew?

Here are other articles about Marcella Sills:
Former ‘School of No’ principal files lawsuit past legal deadline

Former ‘School of No’ principal sues to get her job back

City finally fires ‘School of No’ principal

We do not need someone like Ms. Sills in our public schools.
Anisa Reilly on the right
My question still is, how did she get removed and "Gang Girl" principal Anissa Chalmers (now Anissa Reilly) is still principal at PS 132???
Uncensored movie "Gang Girl" starring Anisa Chalmers - Reilly, Principal of PS 132 (ALERT:

 Parents, hello? Anyone there? NYC Department of Education, what's up with this??

Betsy Combier

Marcella Sills

Fired ‘School of No’ principal has petition to get job back tossed by judge

A judge has tossed out the reinstatement petition of a former Queens principal axed for being chronically tardy — because she filed it late.
Marcella Sills was removed from PS 106 in Far Rockaway by Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña in 2014, after a series of Post exposés.
While Sills’ students went without basic supplies or instruction, the administrator was cited for being late 178 times between September 2012 and January 2014.
Despite that, Sills sought to reverse her sacking, arguing in court papers that there was no established start and end time for city principals.
Lateness, she contended, was in the eye of the beholder.
But a Manhattan judge reminded her this week that timeliness is not negotiable when it comes to the court system.
Sills, who earned $128,000 a year, was officially fired from the Department of Education on Jan. 22 of this year, after an administrative hearing, and had 10 days to submit her petition. But, true to form, she took her time. “Petitioner commenced this proceeding on April 19, 2016, over two months after the 10-day limitations period had expired, and this proceeding is time-barred,” wrote Manhattan Judge Manuel Mendez in junking her petition.
After a recitation of her offenses, Mendez slammed the door on her DOE career.
“This proceeding is dismissed,” he wrote.

 Sills worked for the DOE for roughly 16 years and was appointed principal at PS 106 in 2005.
But she was ultimately buried under a total of 15 charges for offenses committed during the 2013 and 2014 school years.
In addition to her perennially busted alarm clock, Sills was cited for hindering the investigation against her and for having “subjected the NYCDOE to widespread negative publicity, ridicule and notoriety” and misusing her position “for personal benefit,” according to Mendez’s ruling.
After a 22-day hearing, an arbitrator found her conduct “too extreme to support any penalty other than discharge.”
PS 106 was dubbed the “School of No” after the Post’s articles on its culture of student deprivation and administrative incompetence.
The campus had no Common Core textbooks, no physical-education or art classes, no proper nurse’s office and no special-education staffers.
Instead of actual instruction, kids were herded into the school auditorium where they “watched more movies than Siskel and Ebert,” a whistleblower told The Post at the time.