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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.

September 2, 2014

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 2, 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.  Approval of Plans for the New Charter Oak International Academy

 

          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the final plans and
          specifications dated August 29, 2014 for construction of the new Charter Oak
          International Academy

 

     B.  Acceptance of School Construction Projects as Complete

 

         Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education accept the following school
         projects as being complete and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to request
         payment of the School Construction Grant from the State Department of Education
 

          • Norfeldt School Reroofing, State Project No. 155-0229
          • Aiken School reroofing, State project No. 155-0232
          • Bugbee School Modular Classrooms, State Project No. 155-0233

 

 

IV.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report
           1.  Opening of School Briefing
                a.  Mr. Tom Moore – Overview and Observation
                b.  Dr. Nancy DePalma – Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
                c.  Dr. Andrew Morrow – Plant and Facilities, Summer Programs, IT,
                     Transportation and Residency
                d. Mr. Rick Ledwith – Human Resources and Personnel Report
                e. Mr. Glenn McGrath – Pupil Services
                f.  Mr. Chip Ward – First Day of School Enrollements
 

B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions

 


VII.  Routine Matters
       A.  Approval of the Minutes
            1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of
                June 3, 2014
 

                Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes
                of the regular Board of Education meeting of June 3, 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.  Tuesday, September 16, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m., 
               Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
          2.  Tuesday, October 7, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
               Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
          3.  Tuesday, October 21, 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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