Glastonbury Public Schools
April 08, 2013 7:30 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Awards and Recognition
3.a. Glastonbury High School Science Bowl Team
3.b. Glastonbury High School BEST Robotics Team
3.c. Kaitavjeet Chowdhary, Glastonbury High School, Class of 2013
3.d. Jessica D'Agnese (School Food Service Director) Betty Pereda (Technical Support Specialist)
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) Joanne Fyfe, Carol Goldstein, Marcia McGee, Peter Meny, Margaret Norton, Susan O'Dea
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the resignations of Joanne Fyfe (retirement-GHS School Counselor), Carol Goldstein (retirement-GHS English, Marcia McGee(retirement-GHS Special Education), Peter Meny (retirement-SMS School Psychologist), Margaret Norton(resignation-GHS Science), and Susan O'Dea (retirment-SMS Family and Consumer Science) passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.b. Approval of Elementary Mathematics Program
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the recommendation to transition away from Everyday Math, in our elementary schools, to Math in Focus starting the 2013-2014 school year passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.c. Approval to Conduct a Student Drug and Alcohol Survey
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the student Drug and Alcohol 2013 Survey to be given to students in grades 6-12 in the fall of 2013 passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.d. Approval of Administrator Evaluation Plan
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the Administrator Evaluation Plan passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.e. Establish Date for Class of 2013 Graduation
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves Class of 2013 graduation date of Friday, June 21, 2013 passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.f. Acceptance for First Reading Board of Education Policy #6141.2 (Internet Safety and Acceptable Use of Glastonbury Public Schools (GPS) Technology Systems)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts for first reading Board of Education Policy #6141.2 (Internet Safety and Acceptable Use of Glastonbury Public Schools (GPS) Technology Systems) passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.g. Acceptance for First Reading Board of Education Policy #6141.3 (Websites and Social Media)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts for first reading Board of Education Policy #6141.3 (Websites and Social Media) passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

7.h. Acceptance for First Reading of Board of Education Planning Framework 2013-2014
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts for first reading Board of Education Planning Framework 2013-2014 passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Lisa Furbush.

8. Reports and Discussion
8.a. Security Update
Attachments
8.b. Common Core State Standards Update
Attachments
8.c. Glastonbury-East Hartford Elementary Magnet School Project
8.d. Education Foundation
8.e. Magnet Schools
9. Approval of Minutes
9.a. March 25, 2013
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves minutes of March 25, 2013 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 Enrollment Report, April 1, 2013
Attachments
12.b. Dates to Remember
12.c. Sabbatical Update from David Polochanin
Attachments
13. Adjournment
Actions Taken

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

13.a. Please Note: It is possible that the Board of Education may go into Executive Session