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Event takes place on January 21, 2014 at 6:15 PM
Dean Technical High School 1045 Main St

 

 HOLYOKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Holyoke, Massachusetts

 

 

TO:               HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE

 

FROM:         DR. SERGIO PAEZ, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

 

SUBJECT:   COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

DATE:         January 15, 2014

 

 

The following is a list of meetings scheduled for the Monday, January 20, 2014 through Friday, January 24, 2014, in the Fifield Community Room, Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke, unless otherwise noted.

 

 

               MONDAY, January 20, 2014                     

              

                                .Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Observance

 

 

               TUESDAY, January 21, 2014                                            

 

                       .Special Meeting – 6:15 p.m.

                       .Executive Session – 7:00 p.m.

                      

 

               WEDNESDAY, January 22, 2014

    

                        .None

 

               THURSDAY, January 23, 2014   

 

                        .None

 

 

               FRIDAY, January 24, 2014

 

                        .None


 

HOLYOKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Holyoke, Massachusetts

 

 

MEETING NOTICE

 

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 28 OF THE ACTS OF 2009, SECTIONS 17-20 (FORMERLY SECTION 23B OF CHAPTER 39) OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL LAWS, THAT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE WILL BE HELD AT 6:15 PM ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 IN THE FIFIELD ROOM AT DEAN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL, 1045 MAIN STREET, IN THE CITY OF HOLYOKE.

 

                                                                                                                HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE

 

 

 

CITY OF HOLYOKE

SCHOOL COMMITTEE

 

 

 

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

DATE:                ­­­­­­­­TUESDAY, January 21, 2014

TIME:                 6:15 PM

LOCATION:     Fifield Community Room Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street

 

 

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER   ~  ROLL CALL  ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

2.                  PUBLIC DISCUSSION*

 

 

3.                  COMMUNICATIONS  &  REPORTS

a.          Student Reports

b.         Superintendent’s Communications

·      Holyoke Recognized as Pacesetter by The Grade Level Reading Campaign

·      Quarterly Monitoring Report – Dr. Sally Dias (pages 1-11)

 

 

4.                  NEW BUSINESS

a.       Minutes of Meetings

·         Regular Meeting of December 2, 2013 (pages 12-17)

·         Organizational Meeting of January 7, 2014 (page 18)

·         Special Meeting of January 7, 2014 (pages 19-25)

      RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

b.      Recycling Program Policy Proposal (pages 26-27)

                     RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to refer the Recycling Program Policy Proposal to Communications and Policies Committee.

c.       Order

Introduced by Committee member Lefebvre, that the information provided to the Committee on 11/18/13 the CFE Student Transition Update/TIP Program be referred to Leadership, Accountability and Measurement.

d.      Travel Requests  (pages 28-33)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the travel requests.

 

 

5.         OLD BUSINESS

a.       Update on At-Large Vacancy (verbal)

b.      School Bus Transportation Report and Update (pages 34-38)

c.       Budget Breakdown Report (pages 39-41)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the report.

d.      Bullying Training Report (page 42)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the report.

e.       Ethics Training Update (page 43)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the update on Ethics Training.

f.       Assistant Superintendent Salary (page 44)

g.         Committee Assignments (page 45)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the committee assignments.

 

 

6.                  PERSONNEL

a.          Appointments (page 46)

                    RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the appointments.

b.         Retirements (page 47)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the retirements.

c.          Resignations (page 48)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the resignations.

          

 

7.                  ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

8.                  EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION

a.    To go into Executive Session to receive an update on litigation conduct hear grievances (HTA and Paraprofessionals) and to conduct strategy session with respect to collective bargaining (Therapists), [not] to return to open session.

 

           

 

 

 

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

 

 

 

*The Holyoke Public Schools makes available a public discussion period for persons in the audience to address the Committee on specific agenda items.  In order to hear as many speakers as possible, the Committee asks individuals to continue their remarks to two (2) minutes.  Any person wishing to submit longer testimony should give copies to the Superintendent before the meeting so that it may be distributed to Committee members.  The speaker can then summarize this testimony at the meeting within the two (2) minute time period.  Persons wishing to speak should register with the Superintendent immediately before the meeting begins.  Individuals who request specific items to be included on the Committee’s agenda should mail a written request fifteen (15) days in advance of a Committee meeting date to the Superintendent of Schools, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA  01040.

 

 

                            

 

 


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