Glastonbury Public Schools
March 25, 2013 7:30 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Awards and Recognition
3.a. 2012-2013 Spelling Bee Winners: Kobe Ramanan (1st Place), Ciara Glaser (2nd Place), Rachel Goldberg (3rd Place)
3.b. Russian Exchange Students
3.c. French Exchange Students
4. Student Representatives' Report
4.a. James Botelho-Class of 2014/Alexandra Walsh-Class of 2014
5. Informal Session for Public Comment
6. Special Reports
7. Business Requiring Action
7.a. Staff Resignations (consent) Cheryl Cooper, Janet Helyer,Edward Litwin, Dorothy Marschhausen, Sharon Rickard, Michele Watson, Tina Yenkner
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the staff resignations of Cheryl Cooper, Janet Helyer,Edward Litwin, Dorothy Marschhausen, Sharon Rickard, Michele Watson and Tina Yenkner passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.b. Approval to Combine Board of Education Meeting of April 8, 2013 and April 22, 2013 to be held April 8, 2013 in Town Council Chambers
Actions Taken

Motion Failed:  Board approves combining the Board meetings of April 8, 2013 and April 22, 2013 to be held on April 8,2013, in Town Council Chambers failed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.c. Approval of Board of Education Policy# 1322 (Deadly Weapons or Firearms)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves Board of Education Policy #1322 (Deadly Weapons or Firearms) passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.d. Approval of Tuition Based Summer Enrichment Camps
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves 4 tuition-based summer enrichment camps for 2013, which include: Bringing Books to Life through Play, Business Boot Camp, iME, and Summer Chess Camp passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.e. Non-Renewal of Teachers' Contracts and Long Term Substitutes' Agreements
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board moves to accept the Superintendent's recommendation to non-renew eighteen (18) long-term substitutes agreements in accordance with the provisions of Connecticut General Statutes 10-151 and that the Superintendent be directed to advise each individual in writing of this Board action passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.f. Approval of Student Trip to Washington, DC
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves student travel to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D. C. passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

Motion Passed:  Motion to add agenda item to this meeting's agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

8. Reports and Discussion
8.a. Spring Recess Update
8.b. Teacher and Administrator Evaluation Update
Attachments
8.c. School Performance Index
Attachments
8.d. Glastonbury-East Hartford Elementary Magnet School Project
8.e. Education Foundation
8.f. Magnet Schools
9. Approval of Minutes
9.a. Meeting of March 11, 2013
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the minutes of March 11, 2013 as amended passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

10. Committee Reports
11. Chairperson's Report
12. Superintendent's Report
12.a. School Suspension Reports, February, 2013
Attachments
12.b. Receipt of Financial Report
Attachments
12.c. CREC Council Meeting Minutes, February 20, 2013
Attachments
12.d. Dates to Remember
13. Adjournment- Please Note: It is possible that the Board of Education may go into Executive Session
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.