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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.

West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 7, 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.  Revision of Authorized Signers of the ED-099 Agreement for Child Nutrition


          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education designate Mr. Tom Moore as 
          authorized to sign the ED-099 and, in his absence, that Mr. Charles Ward be 
          authorized to sign the ED-099



IV.  Staff Communications and Reports

      A.  Superintendent’s Report

      B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions

           1.  High School Advanced Placement (AP) Test Score Results

                Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Paul Vicinus, and Mr. Chip Ward will report.

           2.  NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) Update

                Background: Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Julio Duarte and Mr. Dan Zittoun will report.

           3.  Personnel Report

                Background: Mr. Rick Ledwith will report.



VII.  Routine Matters

       A.  Approval of the Minutes

            1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of
                 September 16, 2014

                 Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes
                 of the regular Board of Education meeting of September 16, 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, October 21, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
                Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
           2.  Wednesday, November 5, (due to Election Day on Nov. 4) 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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