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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.

November 6, 2013

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 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

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. Announcement Regarding Superintendent Search

VI. Staff Communications and Reports
     A. Superintendent’s Report

     B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions
         1. Charter Oak International Academy Building Project Update
          Design Concepts Presentation

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

        2. WHPS Technology Status Update

        Background: Mr. Tom Moore, Mr. Jared Morin, Ms. Jeri Van Leer,
        Ms. Lindsey Roberts-Walstrom, and Ms. Denise Jaffe will report.

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Financial Statement
          1. Approval of the Financial Statement for the Period Ending
          September 30, 2013

          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the
          Financial Statement for the period ending September 30, 2013

    B. Approval of Minutes
        1. Approval of the Minutes from the Regular Board of Education
        Meeting of October 15, 2013

        Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the
        Minutes of the Regular Board of Education meeting of October 15, 2013

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 Gilder Lehrman Institute to present Mr. Jeffrey Cowan,
            fifth grade teacher from Webster Hill Elementary School, with the
            CT Elementary School Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award

           2. Reports from Student Board Representatives

IX. Future Business
     A. Announcement of Meeting Dates
         1. Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street,
          Legislative Chamber, room 314
         2. Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 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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