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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 15, 2012

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

Permanent Art Reception
Room 400
5:45 p.m.  Preview and Refreshments
6:15 p.m.  Presentation of Certificates

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 6341 - 
          First Reading 
    
          
         Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education accept as a First
         Reading the following policy which was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

                6341:  Assessment 
    
     B. Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept Revised Policy 6410          
         First  Reading  

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

                6410:  Media Center (Library)    
      


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

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions
            1.  Technology Blueprint Update
                 
                 Background:  Mr. Tom Moore, Mr. Pat Drago, and Mrs. Jeri Van Leer will report. 

            2.  West Hartford Early Childhood Partnership (WHECP)

                 Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Senator Beth Bye will reprt.

            3.  Personnel Report - Minority Recruitment Action Plan Update

                 Background:  Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.       
                     


VII.  Routine Matters
        A.     Approval of Minutes
                1. Approval of the minutes of the regular Board 
                    meeting of May 1, 2012                

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                 approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                 of May 1, 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, May 29, 2012 , Board Awards, 6:00 p.m., King Philip Middle School, 100
                   King Philip Drive (no Board Meeting)             
              2.  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

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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