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Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

May 6, 2014

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

Teacher of the Year Reception
Town Hall, room 400
6:30 p.m.

I. Call to Order
   A. Roll Call
   B. Pledge of Allegiance
   C. Revision to Agenda Order

II. Student Participation:

III. Public Communications: Comments on topics of interest from the public.
    Board members do not respond to comments. 3 minutes per individual,
    20 minutes per subject matter.

IV. Unfinished Business

V. New Business
    A. Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Approve Reviewed
    Bylaw 8130

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the following bylaw
    which was reviewed by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

    8130 Number of Members: Terms of Office

    B. Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept Revised Bylaws
    8100, 8120, 8146, 8160, 8210, and 8353 -- First Reading

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education accept as a First Reading
    the following bylaws which were revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

    8100 Purpose of the Board of Education
    8120 Limits of Authority
    8146 Attorney
    8160 Board Representatives
    8210 Orientation
    8353 Smoking and Other Tobacco Use When Using or Visiting Board
    of Education Property

VI. Staff Communications and Reports
     A. Superintendent's Report
     B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions
         1. Charter Oak International Academy Building Project Update

         Background: Mr. Tom Moore, Mr. Chip Ward, Mr. Bob Palmer,
         Mr. Hugh Schweitzer, Perkins Eastman, and Fusco will report.

         2. Scientific Research-Based Intervention (SRBI) Update

         Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma, Ms. Kerry Jones, and Mr. Paul Vicinus will report.

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Financial Report
          1. Approval of the Financial Report for the Period Ending March 31, 2014

             Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the Financial
             Report for the period ending March 31, 2014

B. Approval of the Minutes
    1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board of Education meeting
        of April 1, 2014

        Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes of the regular
        Board of Education meeting of April 1, 2014

    2. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board of Education meeting of
        April 8, 2014

        Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes of the
        regular Board of Education meeting of April 8, 2014

VIII. Information and Reports

A. Board Members: Communications and Reports
     1. Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

     2. Other Information and Discussions

B. Non-Staff Communications and Reports
    1. Reports from Student Board Representatives

IX. Future Business
     A. Announcement of Meeting Dates
         1. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
             Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
         2. Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Board Awards, King Philip Middle School, 6:00 p.m.,
            100 King Philip Drive, auditorium
         3. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
             Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber , room 314

B. Request for Future Agenda Items

X. Comments from Visitors – 3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter.

XI. Executive Session

XII. Adjournment

 

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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