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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.

February 26, 2014

AGENDA

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

Board Awards and Recognition Ceremony
King Philip Middle School Auditorium
6:00 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
     A. Adoption of the Capital Improvement Plan for 2014-2015

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education adopt the Capital
    Improvement Plan for 2014-2015

V. New Business
    A. Proposed Calendar Options for the 2015-2016 School Year - First Reading

    Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education review as a First Reading
    the proposed calendar options for the 2015-2016 school year

VI. Staff Communications and Reports
     A. Superintendent's Report
         1. State of the Schools Report

         Superintendent's Presentation

         Background: Dr. Karen L. List will report.

    B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions
        1. Mentoring Program

         Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma and Ms. Carol Wilkas will report.

        2. School Psychologists Supporting Student Learning

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

        3. State Assessment Update

        State Assessment Presentation

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

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Approval of Minutes
          1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board of Education Meeting
          of February 4, 2014

     Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes
     of the regular Board of Education meeting of February 4, 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, March 4, Board Workshop, 5:30 p.m., Town Hall,
         50 South Main Street, room 400, followed by a BOE meeting at 7:00 p.m.,
         Legislative Chamber, room 314, Presentation of the Superintendent's
         Budget for 2014-2015
         2. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, BOE Budget Workshop #1, 7:00 p.m.,
         Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chambers, room 314
         3. Thursday, March 13, 2014, BOE Budget Workshop #2, 7:00 p.m.,
         Town Hall, 50 South Main, Legislative Chamber, room 314
         4. Tuesday, March 18, Regular BOE meeting, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South
         Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
         5. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, BOE Public Hearing, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
         50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314 followed by BOE
         Budget Workshop #3

     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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