School Committee Agenda


Attleboro Public Schools

Attleboro, Massachusetts
School Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 18, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
School Committee Conference Room - AttleboroHigh School
Agenda
 

Pledge of Allegiance & Notice of Electronic Recording:

Student and Staff Recognition:  Best Buddies International Leadership Conference Participants:
Chapter Members: Jenna Gariepy, Eleni Dafulas; and Jennifer Larson
Advisors: Caron Heller and Hannah Clark

Approval of Minutes: 05-19-14; 05-27-14; 06-02-14; 06-12-14; 06-16-14; 06-25-14; 08-13-14

Consent Agenda:

  1. A motion to accept a donation in the amount of $1000 from the Pub 99 Restaurant to Hyman Fine for deposit in the gifts/donation line.
  2. A motion to accept a donation in the amount of $1,615.05 from Ahold Financial to Attleboro High School gifts/donation line.
  3. A motion to declare the following non-serviceable copy machines as surplus:
  • One Canon IR 7015 (ID: #11397024); One Canon NP 6080 (ID: #11397018); One Ricoh 2090 AFICIO (ID: #11396921)

New Business:

  1. Spotlight Series: Special meetings of the Attleboro School Committee to promote excellence in the Attleboro schools and strengthen partnerships between the Attleboro school system and the Attleboro community.
  2. Municipal Council President Frank Cook:  President Cook will brief the committee on municipal affairs and take questions from committee members.
  3. Peter Thacher Elementary School Principal: Superintendent Kenneth Sheehan will announce the appointment of Veronica Learner as the new principal of PTES.
  4. FY14 Closing Financial Update:  Director of Finance and Controller Marc Furtado will brief the committee on the completion of FY14 operations and the resolution of outstanding expenses.
  5. 2014-2015 School Opening and Enrollment Report: Superintendent Kenneth Sheehan and Assistant Superintendent David Sawyer will present on enrollment figures and information related to the opening of the 2014-2015 school year.
  6. 2014-15 School Year Professional Development Schedule: Superintendent Kenneth Sheehan and Assistant Superintendent David Sawyer will brief the committee on the scheduling of professional development, parent conferences, and other items related to the 2014-2015 academic year.
  7. Personnel Report: Assistant Superintendent David Sawyer will present the personnel report.
  8. Consideration of the proposed athletic trainer contract: Director of Finance and Controller Marc Furtado will present the proposed athletic trainer contract with Houghton Physical Therapy & Sports Conditioning, LLC for the period of August 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017.

Executive Session: The committee will convene in executive session to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with union personnel. The Committee will not return in public session.

Adjournment

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