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Event takes place on December 02, 2013 at 6:15 PM
Fifield Community Room @ Dean Technical HS 1045 Main St. Holyoke MA

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  REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOLYOKE SCHOOL COMMITTEE WILL BE HELD AT 6:15 PM ON MONDAY, DEC 2, 2013 IN THE FIFIELD ROOM AT DEAN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL, 1045 MAIN STREET, IN THE CITY OF HOLYOKE.

 

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

 DATE:                ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013

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*

  1. 3.               COMMUNICATIONS  &  REPORTS
    1. Student Reports
    2. Superintendent’s Communications
  • Update on Morgan Stakeholders Meetings

 4.               NEW BUSINESS

    1. Minutes of Meetings
  • Regular Meeting of November 18, 2013 (pages 1-8)

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

 5.         OL D BUSINESS

  1. Drop Out Report (pages 9)
  2.  Morgan Staffing (focus on Interventionists and Academic Coaches) (page 10-11)
  3. Third Grade Reading Initiative Review Status and Timeline for Establishing a New, Achievable Goal (page 12)
  4. Policy BDE – Subcommittees of the School Committee (page 13)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve Policy BDE – Subcommittees of the School Committee as a third and final reading.

  1. MSBA Update – McMahon School (pages 14-41)

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

  1. Holyoke Secretaries Association Memorandum of Agreement (pages 42-44)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the Memorandum of Agreement with the Holyoke Secretaries Association.

 6.               PERSONNEL

    1. Appointments  (page 45-46)

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

  1. Resignations (page 47)

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

  1. Retirements (page 48)

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

      7.               ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION

a.    To go into Executive Session to conduct collective bargaining sessions with the Holyoke Teachers Association, [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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