Somers Public Schools
June 11, 2018 7:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
1. CALL TO ORDER
Discussion

Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM in the MBA meeting room by Chairman Devlin

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
3.1. Board will honor four staff members retiring in June.
Rationale

The Board of Education will honor four staff members that are retiring at the of this school year

Mrs. Jennifer Oliver, Principal of Somers Elementary School

Ms. Carolyn Stetson, Teacher at Somers Elementary School

Mrs. Kathy Mangini, Teacher at Somers Elementary School

Mrs. Frances White, Paraeducator at Somers Elementary School

Discussion

The Board of Education will honor four staff members that are retiring at the of this school year

Mrs. Jennifer Oliver, Principal of Somers Elementary School

Ms. Carolyn Stetson, Teacher at Somers Elementary School

Mrs. Kathy Mangini, Teacher at Somers Elementary School

Mrs. Frances White, Paraeducator at Somers Elementary School


4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Attachments
5. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS
6. CORRESPONDENCE
7. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS
8. CONSENT AGENDA
8.1. Warrant of Bills 6-11-18
Rationale

Warrant of Bills 6-11-18

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8.2. IDEA Grant Approval
Rationale

IDEA Grant Approval

8.3. Resignation of Joanne Gadbois, Secretary to AP Principal
Rationale

Resignation of Joanne Gadbois, Secretary to AP Principal on June 26th.

9. NEW BUSINESS
Discussion

First warning on policies listed under 9.1 to 9.8.

Please forward any questions to the Policy Committee.

9.1. 1st Warning - Somers Policy DBS 1110.2 Instruction _ Parent Involvement/Title I Parent Involvement
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 1110.2 Instruction _ Parent Involvement/Title I Parent Involvement

The board will reviewed the policy and ask Policy Committee members if they have any questions

Attachments
9.2. 1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 1120 - Community Relations - Public participation at Board of Education Meetings
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 1120 - Community Relations - Public participation at Board of Education Meetings - The board will reviewed the policy and ask Policy Committee members if they have any questions.

 

Attachments
9.3. 1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 1325 - Community Relations/Advertising..
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 1325 - Community Relations/Advertising..

The Board will review and ask the Policy Committee members if there are any questions.

Attachments
9.4. 1st Warning Somers Policy 6162.51 - Instruction Survey of Students
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy 6162.51 - Instruction Survey of Students.

The Board will review and ask Policy Committee members if there are any questions.

Attachments
9.5. 1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 5131.6 Students / Drugs/Alcohol /Tobacco
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 5131.6 Students /  Drugs/Alcohol /Tobacco

The Board will review policy and ask Policy Committee members if there are any questions.

Attachments
9.6. 1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 3280 - Business - Gifts/Grants...
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy DBS 3280 - Business - Gifts/Grants...

The Board will review the policy and ask Policy Committee members if they have questions.

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9.7. 1st Warning Somers Policy 2400.1 - Evaluation of the Superintendent
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy 2400.1 - Evaluation of the Superintendent

The Board will review policy and ask Policy Committee members if they have any questions.

Attachments
9.8. 1st Warning Somers Policy 1250 - Community Relations - Visitations to Schools
Rationale

1st Warning Somers Policy 1250 - Community Relations - Visitations to Schools 

The Board will review the policy and ask Policy Committee members if they have any questions.

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10. OLD BUSINESS
10.1. 2nd Warning DBS Policy 6163.32
Rationale

2nd Warning DBS Policy 6163.32 - Instruction - live animals.  The Board has reviewed this policy and will vote on it.  

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11. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
11.1. Annual Technology Report
Rationale

Mr. Rob Wilson will do a presentation on the Annual Technology Report.

Discussion

Mr. Rob Wilson presented the technology report to the BOE.  He highlighted the accomplishments and challenges of the past school year.

11.2. 2017-2018 Budget Updates
Rationale

Mr. Bill Boutwell will update the Board on the 2017-2018 Budget

Discussion

Mr. Bill Boutwell updated the BOE on the status of the 2017-18 budget.

11.3. Somers Elementary School's Building Goals Results
Rationale

Mrs. Oliver will discuss with the Board the Somers Elementary School's Building Goals Results

Discussion

Mrs. Oliver and Mrs Senecal reviewed their building goals with the BOE.

11.4. Superintendent's Update
Rationale

The Superintendent will update the Board on any current issues.

Discussion

Superintendent Czapla updated the BOE on end of the year activities.

12. COMMITTEE REPORTS
12.1. BUDGET
12.2. CURRICULUM
12.3. POLICY
12.4. SALARY & NEGOTIATION
12.5. PLANNING
13. OTHER
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION - Personnel Matters - Non-Union, Non-Certified Staff
Rationale

The Board will go into Executive Session for the purpose to discuss Superintendent's Evaluation and the salary recommendations for non-union, non certified staff.

15. ADJOURNMENT