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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.

April 1, 2014

AGENDA

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

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

II. Student Participation: "Ban the 'R' Word"
    Ireland Williams, Hall High School

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. Non-Renewal of Non-Tenured Personnel

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education accept the administration's
    recommendation for the non-renewal of non-tenured teachers' contracts and
    to proceed with written notification to the individuals involved

VI. Staff Communications and Reports

     A. Superintendent's Report

     B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions
         1. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Update

     Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma and Mr. Glenn McGrath will report.

2. Improving Participation Rates in the School Nutrition Program

   Background: Mr. Chip Ward, Ms. Trish Molloy and Growing Great Schools
   will report.

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Financial Report
          1. Approval of the Financial Report for the Period Ending
              February 28, 2014

          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the
          Financial Report for the period ending February 28, 2014

B. Approval of the Minutes
    1. Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board meeting of March 18, 2014

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the Minutes
    of the regular Board meeting of March 18, 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. The Bridge: Ms. Margaret Hann, Mrs. Pat Tyler and Ms. Deb Zipkin

          2. Reports from Student Board Representatives

IX. Future Business
    A. Announcement of Meeting Dates
        1. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, regular BOE meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
            Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314,
            Adoption of the 2014-2015 BOE Budget

   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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