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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.
May 1, 2012

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

Teacher of the Year Reception
Room 400
6:30 p.m.

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
     3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter

IV.  Old Business
       
A.    Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept and 
              Approve Revised Policy 6420 - Second Reading

               Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education accept
               and approve as a Second and Final Reading the following 
               policy which was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee

                  6420:  Books, Equipment, and Materials:  
                  Provision and Selection


V.  New Business
     A.  Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Innovative Grant
            
            Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the
            submission of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education
            Innovative Grant Application for Implementation of the Electronic 
            Student Success Plan

     B.  Request for Board Approval of State Grant Applications

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve State
          grant applications for the Adult Education program  


VI.  Staff Communications and Reports
      A.  Superintendent’s Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions
            1.  Update on Scientific Research-Based Interventions
                 (SRBI), Reading and Assessments

            Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Mr. Paul Vicinus
            will report.

        
                     
VII.  Routine Matters
        A.  Financial Statement
             1. Approval of the Financial Statement for the Period 
                 Ending March 31, 2012

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the Financial Statement for the period ending
                March 31, 2012 

        B.  Approval of Minutes
             1. Approval of the minutes of the regular Board 
                 meeting of April 3, 2012

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                of April 3, 2012

             2. Approval of the minutes of the regular Board
                 meeting of April 10, 2012

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                of April 10, 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.  Foundation for West Hartford Public Schools:
                 Special Initiative Grant

                 Background:  Ms. Clare Dowd and Ms. 
                 Sherry Feinglass will report.

            2.  Reports from Student Board Representatives
            
 
IX.  Future Business

        A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

             1.  Tuesday, May 15, 2012 , Regular Board meeting,
                   7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, 
                   Legislative Chamber, room 314

             2.  Tuesday, May 29, 2012, Board Awards, 6:00 p.m.,
                  King Philip Middle School, 100 King Philip Drive, 
                  (no BOE meeting)
             
             3.  Tuesday, June 5, 2012, regular Board 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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