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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.
December 20, 2011
Regular Meeting

Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

I.  Call to Order
    A.  Roll Call
  Pledge of Allegiance
  Revision to Agenda Order

II.  Public Communications:
  Comments on topics of interest
     3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter

III.  Old 

Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman and 
Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve the Revision of the 
           following Board Policy - 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:

           5550:  "Safe School Climate Plan -Anti-Bullying"

IV.  New Business 

Motion to Accept the Revision of the Following Bylaw 
           First Reading

           Recommendation:  That the Board of Education
           Accept as a First Reading the following revised 

           8357: Agenda, Minutes and Reports--Order of 

      B.  Approval of Plans for Conard High School Partial
           Roof Replacement

           Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           approve the final plans and specifications for the 
           partial roof replacement at Conard High School 

V.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent's Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions

           1.  Common Core State Standards

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

VI.   Routine Matters

       A.  Approval of Minutes

Approval of the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                 of December 6, 2011

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education 
                 approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting of 
                 December 6, 2011

VII.  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
VIII.  Future Business

        A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

             1.  January 5, 2012, BOE Workshop, 6:00 p.m., 
                  Town Hall, room 400

             2.  January 17, 2012, BOE Awards, 6:00 p.m.,
                  King Philip Middle School

             3.  Next Regular Board Meeting, Tuesday,
                  January 17, 2012, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
                  50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber,
                  Room 314

        B.  Request for Future Agenda Items

IX.  Comments from Visitors - 3 minutes per individual, 
       20 minutes per subject matter

X.  Executive Session

XI.  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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