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Event takes place on August 04, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Dean Tech High School, 1045 Main Street

Regular Meeting of the School Committee

 

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

DATE:                ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014

TIME:                 6:00 PM

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

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER   ~ ROLL CALL ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  1. PUBLIC DISCUSSION*
  1. COMMUNICATIONS & REPORTS
  • Student Reports
  • Superintendent’s Communications
  • Quarterly Progress Report (March – May 2014) (pages 1-14)
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Regular Meeting of May 5, 2014 (pages 15-24)
  • Regular Meeting of May 19, 2014 (pages 25-26)
  • Regular Meeting of June 2, 2014 (pages 27-32)
  • Public Hearing FY 2015 School Department Budget of June 23, 2014 (pages 33-38)
  •  RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.
  • Reports of Committees
  • Leadership Accountability and Measurement of June 2, 2014 (pages 39-40)
  • RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the subcommittee’s recommendation to refer to Resources and Capacity Building Committee a request to create an account for $2400 for (el yunque) for next year.
  • Leadership Accountability and Measurement of June 19, 2014 (pages 41-42)
  •  RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes (no substantive motions.)
  1. OLD BUSINESS
  • Field Trips Approved by Vice Chair (page 43)
  • RECOMMENDATION:That the School Committee vote to receive and approve the field trips approved by Vice Chair.
  • Request to MSBA for Extension to Accelerated Repair Projects for White and Morgan Schools (pages 44-55)
  • RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the request for extension.
  • Memorandum of Agreement – Holyoke Secretaries Association (pages 56-59)
  • RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to ratify the Agreement with the Holyoke Secretaries Association.
  • Substitute Pay Rate Increase (page 60)
  • Orders
  • Introduced by Committee member Lefebvre that administration provide the Committee with an enrollment update for preschool for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Introduced by Committee member Lefebvre that administration provide the Committee with an update relative to interventions put in place for summer school program students with IEPs.
  • Introduced by Committee member Lefebvre that administration provide an update as to what supports will be available for students with IEP/ELL in the new school year.
  1. PERSONNEL
  • Appointments (pages 61-67)
  •  RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the appointments.
  • Resignations (page 68)
  • RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the resignations.
  • Retirements (page 69)
  • RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the retirements.

        

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE 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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