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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.
March 20, 2012

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, March 20, 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

      A.  Proposed Calendar for the 2013-14 School Year
           – Second Reading

           Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           accept and approve as a Second and Final Reading
           the proposed calendar for the 2013-14 school year

      B.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to 
           Accept and Approve Revised Policy 6280 - 
           
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

           6280:  Special Education

      C.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to
           Accept and Approve Revised Policy 6290 - 
           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

           6290:  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

      D.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to 
           Accept and Approve Revised Policy 6430 -
           
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

           6430:  Pupil Services

     
V.  New Business

      A.  
Adoption of the Annual Board Meeting Schedule for
           
2012-2013

           Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           review and revise as appropriate the proposed annual
           Board meeting schedule and adopt a final meeting
           calendar for the 2012-2013 school year


VI.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions

                     
VII.  Routine Matters

       A.  Approval of Minutes

           1.  
Approval of the minutes of the Special Board
                Meeting of February 29, 2012
                

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the minutes of the Special Board Meeting
                of February 29, 2012

           2.  Approval of the minutes of the regular Board
                meeting of February 29, 2012
                

                Recommendation:
  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the minutes of the regular Board Meeting
                of February 29, 2012

           3.  Approval of the minutes of the regular Board 
                
meeting of March 6, 2012                

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the minutes of the regular Board Meeting 
                of March 6, 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.  Budget Outlook for 2012-2013
                 Mayor  Scott Slifka 
 
            2.  Reports from Student Board Representatives
            
 
IX.    Future Business

        A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

             1.  Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Public Hearing, 
                  7:00 p.m.,  Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, 
                  Legislative Chamber, room 314,
                  followed by Budget Workshop #3

             2.  Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Regular Board Meeting,
                  7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, 
                  Legislative Chamber, room 314

             3.  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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