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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 3, 2013

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 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: Hall High School Choraliers under the direction of Lorri Cetto

III. Public Communications: Comments on topics of interest from the public.
    Board members do not respond to comments. 3 minutes per individual,
    20 minutes per subject matter.

IV. Unfinished Business

V. New Business
    A. Ratification of the West Hartford Administrators' Association (WHAA) Contract

    Recommendation: THAT the West Hartford Board of Education ratify the
    negotiated agreement between the West Hartford Administrators' Association
    and the Board for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017

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

     B. Staff Reports and Board Discussions
         1. K-12 Reading Report

         Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma and Ms. Kerry Jones will report.

         2. Personnel Report

         Background: Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.

VII. Routine Matters
      A. Financial Report
          1. Approval of the Financial Report for the Period Ending Oct. 31, 2013

          Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the Financial
          Report for the period ending October 31, 2013

    B. Approval of Minutes
         1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board of Education Meeting
         of November 19, 2013

         Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the Minutes of the
         Regular Board of Education meeting of November 19, 2013

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, December 17, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
         50 Main South Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
          2. Tuesday, January 7, 2014, BOE workshop, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall,
         50 South Main Street, room 400
          3. Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:00 p.m., Board Awards at King Philip Middle School,
          followed by BOE meeting, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street,
          Legislative Chamber, room 314, Presentation of the CIP

     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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