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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.

September 3, 2013

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 3, 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. Motion to Designate the West Hartford Board of Education as the
    Personnel Search Committee for the Purpose of Conducting the
    Search for a Successor Superintendent
 

    Recommendation: THAT the West Hartford Board of Education
    designate itself as the personnel search committee for the
    purpose of conducting the search for a successor Superintendent
 

VI. Staff Communications and Reports
    A. Superintendent’s Report
         1. Opening of School Briefing
             a. Dr. Karen L. List - Overview and Observation
             b. Dr. Nancy DePalma - Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
             c. Mr. Tom Moore - Plant and Facilities, Summer Programs,
                 IT, Transportation and Residency
             d. Mr. Rick Ledwith - Human Resources and Personnel Report
             e. Mr. Glenn McGrath - Pupil Services
             f. Mr. Chip Ward - First Day of School Enrollments
 

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

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

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Approval of Minutes
          1. Approval of the Minutes of the Special Board of Education
          Meeting of June 4, 2013
 

          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve
          the Minutes of the Special Board of Education Meeting of
          June 4, 2013
 

          2. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board of Education
          Meeting of June 4, 2013


          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the
          Minutes of the Regular Board of Education Meeting of
          June 4, 2013
 

          3. Approval of the Minutes of the Special Board of Education Meeting
          of June 26, 2013


          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the
          Minutes of the Special Board of Education Meeting of June 26, 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. Reports from Student Board Representatives
 

IX. Future Business
     A. Announcement of Meeting Dates
         1. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South
         Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
         2. Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South
         Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
         3. Tuesday, October 15, 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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