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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.
January 15, 2013

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 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.  Nomination and Selection of Financial Examiner        

          Recommendation:  THAT the Chairperson call for nominations and
          take action for the selection of a new Financial Examiner 

  Staff Communications and Reports
       A.  Superintendent’s Report
 Staff Reports and Board Discussions 
           1.  School Performance Index and the New  
                CT State Accountability Model 

                Powerpoint Presentation on SPI                

                Background:  Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Paul Vicinus, 
                and Mr. Chip Ward will report.
           2.  New England Association of Schools and Colleges 
                (NEASC) Update
                Background:  Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Peter Cummings 
                and Mr. Thomas Einhorm will report. 

           3.  Personnel Report     

                Background:  Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.           

VII.  Routine Matters
        A. Financial Statement
             1.  Approval of the Financial Statement for the period ending 
                  November 30, 2012

                  Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the 
                  Financial Statement for the period ending November 30, 2012

        B.  Approval of Minutes   
             1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board meeting of 
                  December 18, 2012
  THAT the Board of Education approve the 
                  Minutes of the regular Board meeting of December 18, 2012
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 Reports
             1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives            
IX.  Future Business
          A.   Announcement of Meeting Dates
                 1.  Tuesday, January 29, 2013, Board of Education Workshop, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
                      50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 400                  
                 2.  Tuesday, February 5, 2013, Regular Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
                      50 South Main Street, 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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