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Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

December 2, 2014


West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314



I.  Call to Order
    A.  Roll Call
    B.  Pledge of Allegiance
    C.  Revision to Agenda Order



II.  Student Participation



III.  Public Communications: Comments on topics of interest from the public. Board members

       do not respond to comments. 3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter.


IV.  Unfinished Business 



V.  New Business

      A.  Risk Management Advisory Board Appointments

            Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education reappoint Mr. Albert J. Brenner and

            Ms. Maureen Boyle-Henninger as the Board representatives to the Risk Management

            Advisory Board for the period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017



VI.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions
           1.  Reading Update

                Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma and Ms. Kerry Jones will report.

           2.  SAT Redesign

                Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Paul Vicinus, and Mr. Tor Fiske will report.

           3.  Personnel Report

                Background: Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.


VII.  Routine Matters

        A.  Financial Report
             1.  Approval of the Financial Report for the Period Ending October 31, 2014

                  Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Financial Report

                  for the period ending October 31, 2014


        B.  Approval of the Minutes
             1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of
                  November 18, 2014

                 Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes of the
                 regular Board of Education meeting of November 18, 2014



VIII.  Information and Reports

        A.  Board Members: Communications and Reports
             1.  Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

             2.  Other Information and Discussions

        B.  Non-Staff Communications and Report
             1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives



IX.  Future Business
      A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates          

           1.  Tuesday, December 16, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,

                Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314

     B.  Request for Future Agenda Items




X.  Comments from Visitors – 3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter


XI.  Executive Session 


XII.  Adjournment


West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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