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Event takes place on September 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Dean Tech High School, 1045 Main Street

 

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

DATE:                ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 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
  • Dual Language Kindergarten Program Presentation
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Special Meeting of September 8, 2014 (pages 1-8)

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

  • Reports of Committees
  • Leadership Accountability and Measurement of September 15, 2014 (pages 9-17)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to accept the subcommittee’s recommendation and approve the Superintendent’s Objectives (2013-2015) aligned to the evaluation rubric, as presented.

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to accept the subcommittee’s recommendation and approve the MASC model evaluation form, and add definitions from DESE form for ratings.

  • Dual Enrollment Policy Draft (pages 18-19)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to refer the Dual Enrollment Policy Draft to Communications and Policies.

  • Travel Requests (pages 20-21)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the Travel Requests.

  • MASC Official Voting Delegate (page 22)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to appoint Devin Sheehan Official Voting Delegate to MASC Annual Business Meeting.

 

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  • Report on Walking Route between HHS & Sullivan Schools (page 23)

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

  • Information on Transportation Costs – January & February (pages 24-27)
  • Dean Admissions Policy (pages 28-40)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the Dean Admission Policy as a third and final reading.

  • Policy for Distribution of Flyers (page 41)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the Policy for Distribution of Flyers as a third and final reading.

  • Relations with Booster Organizations (page 42)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the revised

  1. PERSONNEL
  • Appointments (pages 43-44)

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

  • Resignations (page 45)

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

  • Retirements (page 46)

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

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
  1. 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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