Somers Public Schools
November 14, 2011 6:45 PM
BOE Meeting Template
1. SWEARING IN OF BOE MEMBERS
Rationale

Ann Marie Logan, Town Clerk will be in the MBA Board Room at 6:45 p.m. to swear in the new board members prior to the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m..

2. CALL TO ORDER
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
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5. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS
5.1. Recognition and Appreciation of BOE Members (M. Marquardt & T. Potrikus)
5.2. Curriculum Presentations - Art/Music/Business
Rationale

Kathleen Pezza, Director of Curriculum will do PowerPoint presentations on the Art, Music, and Business curricula.  She will be available to answer any questions board members may have.

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6. CORRESPONDENCE
7. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS
8. CONSENT AGENDA
8.1. Approval of Bills
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8.2. Request for Child-Rearing Leave (M. Beirn)
Rationale

M. Beirn, SHS English teacher is requesting a child-rearing leave from approximately 4/24/12 through the end of the 2011-2012 school year following her maternity leave.

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9. NEW BUSINESS
9.1. Ratification of A.F.S.C.M.E. Contract
9.2. Reconsideration of February 2012 Vacation
Rationale

Due to the recent impact by the late October snowstorm which caused cancellation of school for one week, the superintendent is recommending the board vote to withdraw the February 2012 vacation and require a regular school schedule that week excluding Monday, 2/20/12 which is President's Day.

10. OLD BUSINESS
11. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
11.1. Transportation Update
Rationale

Bill Boutwell will give a verbal report to the board regarding transportation services in Somers.

12. COMMITTEE REPORTS
12.1. Budget
12.2. Curriculum
12.3. Policy
12.4. Salary & Negotiations
12.5. Planning
12.6. Other Committees
13. OTHER
14. ADJOURNMENT
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