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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.
April 3, 2012

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 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
     3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter

IV.  Old Business


V.  New Business

     A.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept
          Revised Policy 6240 - First Reading

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
          accept as a First Reading the following policy which
          was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

          6420   Books, Equipment, and Materials: 
                    Provision and Selection

     B.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Approve
          Reviewed Policy 6421

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education 
          accept and approve the following policy which was
          reviewed by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

          6421  Parental Access to Instructional Material

     C.  Approval of Final Plans and Specifications for Asbestos 
          Abatement and Installation of Finish Floor Systems at
          Bugbee, Braeburn, King Philip and Morely Schools 
          
          Recommendation:  That the Board of Education
          approve the final plans and specifications for 
          asbestos abatement and installation of finish floor 
          systems at Bugbee, Braeburn, King Philip, and 
          Morley Schools

     D.  Non-Renewal of Non-Tenured Personnel

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
          accept the administration’s recommendation for the
          non-renewal of non-tenured teachers’ contracts and 
          to proceed with written notification to the individuals
          involved


     

VI.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions

           1.  Teacher/Administrator Evaluation Process

                Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and 
                Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.

           2.  Energy Conservation Efforts

                Background:  Mr. Tom Moore, Mr. Bob Palmer,
                and Ms. Catherine Diviney 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 February 29, 2012

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of
                 Education approve the Financial Statement
                 for the period ending February 29, 2012

       B.  Approval of Minutes

            1.  Approval of the minutes of the regular Board 
                 meeting of March 20, 2012

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of
                 Education approve the minutes of the 
                 regular Board Meeting of March 20, 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, April 10, Regular Board Meeting,
                  Budget Adoption for 2012-2013, 
                  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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