Glastonbury Public Schools
March 24, 2014 7:30 PM
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Awards and Recognition
3.a. Alexandra Walsh
3.b. French Exchange Students
4. Student Representatives' Report
4.a. James Botelho-Class of 2014 / Alexandra Walsh-Class of 2014
5. Information Session for Public Comment
6. Special Reports
7. Business Requiring Action
7.a. Staff Resignations (Consent)
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the staff resignations of Jennifer Derick, John Frink, Erin Goodhue, James Melzen, Denise O'Leary, Martha Poole and Barbara Snyder passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.a.1. Jennifer Derick
7.a.2. John Frink
7.a.3. Erin Goodhue
7.a.4. James Melzen
7.a.5. Denise O'Leary
7.a.6. Martha Poole
7.a.7. Barbara Snyder
7.b. Approval to Combine Board of Education Meeting of April 7, 2014 and April 21, 2014 to be Held on April 21, 2014 in Town Council Chambers
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board Approves Combining the Board of Education Meeting of April 7, 2014 and April 21, 2014 to be Held on April 21,2014 in Town Council Chamber passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

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

Motion Passed:  Board approves the seven (7) tuition-based summer enrichment camps for 2014. Which include; All Star Math Camp, AP Biology Study Skills, Bringing Books to Life through Play, Coding Camp,Summer Prose,Summer Chess Camp, Tomahawk Training Camp. passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.d. Approval of District Teacher Mentors
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the District Teacher Mentors passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.e. Approval of Student Trip to Atlanta, Georgia
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the student trip to Atlanta, Georgia, reserving the right to cancel any trip if there are government advisories against travel to this destination or any other serious treats or crisis passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.f. Acceptance for First Reading Board of Education Policy #6172.6 Credit for Online Courses
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the Board of Education Policy #6172.6 Credit for Online Courses for first reading. passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.g. Acceptance For First Reading of Board of Education Policy#6153 School Sponsored Trips
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the Board of Education Policy #6153 School Sponsored Trips for first reading passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.h. Acceptance for First Reading Board of Education Policy #1330.3 Glastonbury High School TV Studio Community Use
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the Board of Education Policy # 1330.3 Glastonbury High School TV Studio Community Use for first reading passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.i. Approval to Replace Reference to Business Manager with Superintendent/Designee in Board of Education Policies/Regulations
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts for first reading replacing reference to Business Manager with Superintendent/Designee in Board of Education Policies/Regulations passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

7.j. 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 eight (8) non-tenured full-time teachers, two (2) tenured part-time temporary teacher contracts, one (1) non-tenured part-time temporary teacher contract and non-renew eighteen (18) long-term substitute 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 Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

8. Reports and Discussion
8.a. Pre-School Progam Update
Attachments
8.b. Education Foundation
8.c. Magnet Schools
9. Approval of Minutes
9.a. Meeting Minutes of March 10, 2014
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the minutes of the March 10, 2014 meeting passed with a motion by Dr. Lisa Furbush and a second by Mr. James Zeller.

10. Committee Reports
11. Chairman's Report
12. Superintendent's Report
12.a. School Suspension Report, February, 2014
Attachments
12.b. Donations to GHS FIRST Robotics Team
Attachments
12.c. Receipt of Financial Report
Attachments
12.d. CREC Council Meeting Minutes, February 19, 2014
Attachments
12.e. Dates to Remember
13. Adjournment
Actions Taken

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

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