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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

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.
October 4, 2011

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 4, 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 Business

      A.  Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and
           Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve Revised Policy
           6235 on Controversial Issues– 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

           6235 Controversial Issues 

IV.  New Business 

V.  Staff Communications and Reports

     A.  Superintendent's Report

 Staff Reports and Board Discussions
           1.  Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Results
               Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Mr. Chip Ward
                                     will report.

           2.  High School Test Score Results:  AP and SAT

               Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Mr. Chip Ward
                                     will report.

           3.  Personnel Report

                Background:  Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.

VI.   Routine Matters

       A.  Approval of Minutes

Approval of the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                 of September 20, 2011

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education 
                 approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting
                 of September 20, 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

.  Next Regular Board Meeting, October 18, 2011,
                  7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, 
                  Legislative Chambers, 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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