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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.

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 21, 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

 

 

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 Bylaws 8354,

           8356, and 8358

 

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the following bylaws which

           were reviewed by the Board Policy Subcommittee:


               8354 Agenda Construction and Posting of Agenda
               8356 Quorum
               8358 Minutes/Taping/Broadcasting

 

     B.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept Revised Bylaws 8144, 8330,

          and 8350--First Reading


          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education accept as a First Reading the

          following bylaws which were revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:


               8144 Financial Examiners
               8330 Regulations
               8350 Meetings


     C.  Ratification of the West Hartford Federation of Educational Secretaries Contract


          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education ratify the negotiated agreement

          between West Hartford Federation of Educational Secretaries and the Board of

           Education for the Period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018

    

 

IV.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report
           

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions

            1.  Professional Learning Update


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

                  will report.


             2.  Enrollment and Class Size Analysis as of Oct. 1, 2014


                  Background:  Mr. Chip Ward will report.

 


VII.  Routine Matters       

       A.  Approval of the Minutes 

            1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of October 7,

                 2014


                 Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes of the

                 regular Board of Education meeting of October 7, 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 Report
             1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives

 

 

IX. Future Business
     A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

          1.  WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014, (due to Election day) regular Board of Education

                meeting, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber,

                room 314


           2.  Tuesday, November 18, 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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