Agenda #23 September 15, 2016

School Committee

CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS 01609

AGENDA #23

The School Committee will hold a regular meeting:
on: Thursday, September 15, 2016
at:
6:00 p.m. - Executive Session
7:00 p.m. – Regular Session
in the: Esther Howland, South Chamber at City Hall

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

ACTION

I. CALL TO ORDER  -  REGULAR MEETING  
 

INVOCATION  -  Reverend Robert H. Jackson
                          First Congregational Church

 
  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/NATIONAL ANTHEM  
II. ROLL CALL  
     
III. APPROVAL OF RECORDS  
 

aor #6-20 -   Clerk
                      (September 7, 2016)

To consider approval of the Minutes of the School Committee Meeting of Thursday, September 1, 2016.

 (22 pages)
IV. MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION  -  NONE  
     
V. IMMEDIATE ACTION  
  gb #6-278.1  -   Administration/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. Foley/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/
                          Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria/Mayor Petty
                          (September 6, 2016)

To recognize grant writers Carol Stovall and Johnetta Smith, and the Eaton Corporation for its donation of $25,000 to the Worcester Educational Development Foundation which, in turn, forwarded the monies to South High Community School in support of its Band.

gb #6-300  -   Administration
                       (September 7, 2016)

To consider input from the School Committee’s student representatives.

 
VI. REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT  
  ros #6-7  -   Administration
                    (September 7, 2016)

SCHOOL OPENING REPORT

 
VII. COMMUNICATION AND PETITION  -  NONE  
     
VIII. REPORT OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE  
  The Standing Committee on Governance and Employee Issues met at 5:34 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Room 410 at the Dr. John E. Durkin Administration Building.   Action Sheet
IX. PERSONNEL  
6-31 The Superintendent has APPROVED the RETIREMENT of the following person named below:

Dowd, Andrea, Teacher, Elementary, Quinsigamond, effective August 17, 2016

 

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The Superintendent has ACKNOWLEDGED the RESIGNATION of the persons named below:

Burdulis, Lorretta, Psychologist, Systemwide, effective June 30, 2016.

Charest, Elizabeth, Teacher, Elementary, effective August 18, 2016

Ferenchick, Janice, Psychologist, Systemwide effective June 30, 2016.

Millett, John, Teacher, Mathematics, North, effective August 24, 2016.

Montrose, Jason, Teacher, Special Education, Systemwide, effective August 25, 2016.

O’Connor, Audrey, Teacher, English, Burncoat High, effective August 24, 2016.

Paadre, Taimi, Teacher, Special Education, Claremont, effective August 23, 2016.

Pickett, Michael, Teacher, Social Studies, Worcester East, effective July 5, 2016.

Thompson, Tamisha, Focused Instructional Coach, Woodland, effective August 24, 2016.

 

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The Superintendent has APPROVED the APPOINTMENT of the persons named below effective August 25, 2016:

Alarie, Nichole, Teacher, Elementary, Clark, BA+15, Step 2, $49,819. Licensed Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-2.

Arsenault, Kristen, Teacher, Elementary, Wawecus, MA, Step 5, $61,912. Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-12.

Austin, Michelle, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Worcester East, MA+30, Step 8, $75,428. Licensed: English as a Second Language 5-12.

Ayuso-Paris, Valerie, Teacher, Elementary/TBE, Chandler Magnet, BA+15, Step 6, $60,758. Licensed:  Elementary 1-6.

Barish, Lora, Teacher, Special Education, Woodland, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Barrett, Pamela, Teacher, Elementary, Quinsigamond, MA, Step 4, $59,449. Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-3.

Beman, Elizabeth, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Systemwide, CAGS/2MA Step 6, $69,488. Licensed: English as a Second Language 5-12.

Bertram, Eileen, Teacher, Elementary, Grafton Street, MA, Step 5, $61,912. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Bradley, Robin, Teacher, Foreign Language, Gerald Creamer, MA+15, Step 4, $73,602+ alt stipend. Licensed: Spanish 5-12.

Brogan, Melissa, Teacher, Special Education, Systemwide, MA, Step 7, $66,834. Licensed: Speech/Language Pathologists all levels.

Bunker, Katherine, Teacher, English, South, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: English 8-12.

Burke, Daniel, Teacher, Special Education, St. Casimir, BA, Step 1, $45,064+alt stipend. Waiver: Moderate Disabilities 5-12.

Caliri, Amie, Teacher, Elementary, Quinsigamond, BA+15, Step 9, $72,903. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Cardogno, Mariel, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, BA, Step 2, $47,522. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Case, David, Teacher, Information Support Systems & Networking Instructor, Worcester Technical, VL6, Step 8, $77,399. Licensed: Information Support Systems & Networking 9-14.

Casey, Elizabeth, Teacher, Vocational, Worcester Technical, VL4, Step 8, $73,602. Licensed: Baking 9-14.

Cataldo, Roseanne, Teacher, English as a Second Language, North, BA+15, Step 1, $47,360. Licensed: English as a Second Language 5-12.

Channell, Joshua, Teacher, Elementary, Vernon Hill, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Chen, Edward, Teacher, Science, Worcester East Middle, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: General Science 5-8.

Chojnicki, Mary, Teacher, Special Education, Systemwide, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Children with Special Needs: Audition.

Coe, Marissa, Teacher, Elementary, May Street, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Colleran, Vanessa, Teacher, Special Education, Norrback, MA, Step 7, $66,834. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Colligan, Kathleen, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, MA+15, Step 9, $78,489. Licensed: Early Childhood K-3.

Condon, Karen, Teacher, Special Education, South, BA+15, Step 3, $53,369. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities 5-12.

Connors, Abigail, Teacher, Special Education, Worcester Technical, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: Severe Disabilities all levels.

Cormier, Brian, Teacher, Social Studies, South, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: History 8-12.

Cournoyer-Smith, Ashley, School Psychologist, Systemwide, CAGS/2M, Step 2, $58,555. Licensed: School Psychologist.

Coyne, Maura, Teacher, Elementary, Tatnuck, MA, Step 3, $56,987.Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-2.

Cutliffe, Jennifer, Teacher, Special Education, Goddard, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Daou, Jim, Teacher, Mathematics, North, BA, Step 1, $46,064. Licensed: Mathematics 8-12.

Davidson, Marisa, Teacher, Special Education, Systemwide, MA, Step 6, $64,371. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Delongchamp, Rachelle, Teacher, Elementary, Rice Square, BA, Step 4, $53,537. Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-3.

Dong, Aiping, Teacher, Foreign Language, Doherty/Sullivan, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Chinese 5-12.

Earley, Richard Craig, Teacher, Mathematics, South, BA, Step 8, $66,363. Licensed: Mathematics 8-12.

Early, Patrick, Teacher, Health, Systemwide, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Health all levels.

Echevarria, Monica, Teacher, Special Education, Sullivan Middle, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities 5-12.

Erickson, Linda, Teacher, English as a Second Language, New Citizens, BA+15, Step 5, $58,296. Licensed: English as a Second Language 5-12.

FanFan, Samuel, Acting Assistant Principal, Elm Park, MA, Step 8, $81,574+level 4 stipends. Licensed: Principal/Assistant Principal prek-6.

Fanion, Cathleen, Teacher, Elementary, Columbus Park, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Faucher, Emily, Teacher, Claremont, English, BA, Step 3, $51,077. Licensed: English 8-12.

Felicetti, Jessica, Teacher, Elementary, Worcester Arts, BA, Step 4, $53,337. Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-2.

Frechette-McCall, Hayden, Teacher, Social Studies, Worcester Technical, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: History 8-12.

Gallagher, Grace, Teacher, English, University Park, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: English 9-12.

Gallinagh, Meghan, Teacher, Biology, North High, BA+15, Step 6, $60,758. Licensed: Biology 8-12.

Ganem, Sarah, Teacher, Special Education, Union Hill, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Waiver: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Gately, Rachel, Teacher, Dual Language, Chandler Magnet, MA, Step 4, $59,449. Licensed: English

as a Second Language PreK-6.

Gillette, Ronni, Teacher, Music, Elm Park, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Music Vocal/Instrumental all levels.

Gok, Sumeyra, Teacher, English as a Second Language, North, MA, Step 1, $50,978.  Licensed: English as a Second Language, 5-12.

Gusha, Jenna, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, MA, Step 7, $66,834. Licensed: Early Childhood with and without Disabilities Prek-2.

Glynn, Mary Patricia, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Worcester Technical, Doc, Step 5, $72,939. Licensed: English as a Second Language 5-12.

Heath, Michelle, Teacher, Elementary, Chandler Magnet, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Hennemann, Bailey, Teacher, Elementary, Heard Street, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6. 

Hensley, Lizabeth, Teacher, Vocational, Worcester Technical, Level 4, Step 8, $73,602. Licensed: Animal Science 9-14.

Herrero, William, Teacher, Science, Doherty, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Physics 8-12.

Hill, Jean, Teacher, Elementary, Elm Park, BA+15, Step 7, $63,216+Level 4 stipend. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Hinds, Christopher, Teacher, Social Studies, South, BA, Step 2, $47,522. Licensed: History 8-12.

Hunter, Kallie, Teacher, Visual Arts .6FTE, Systemwide, BA, Step 1, $45,064 prorated. Licensed: Visual Arts Prek-8.

Irmscher, Natasha, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, BA, Step 3, $51,077. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Johnson, Courtney, Teacher, Art, South, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: Visual Arts 5-12.

Joyner, Ann, Teacher, Music, Systemwide, BA, Step 3, $51,077. Licensed: Music: Vocal/Instrumental all levels.

Jung-Drew, Bettina, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Systemwide, BA+15, Step 2, $49,819. Licensed: English as a Second Language.

King, Kathleen, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Kokansky, Emily, Teacher, Elementary, Belmont, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Kurczy, Tracie, Teacher, Guidance, Worcester Technical, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: School Guidance 5-12.

Leary, Jonathan, Teacher, Special Education, Columbus Park, MA, Step 4, $59,449. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8

Leveille, Danielle, Teacher (.6FTE), Music, Systemwide, BA, Step 1, $45,064 (prorated). Licensed: Music all levels.

Loiseau, Kathleen, Teacher, Special Education, Sullivan, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: Special Needs: N-9.

Looney-Quinn, Eileen, Assistant Director of Special Education, Systemwide, CAGS, Step 4, $103,404. Licensed: Supervisor/Director.

Ly, Hong, School Psychologist, Systemwide, 2MA/CAGS, Step 1, $56,092. Licensed: Psychology all levels.

Makela, Daniel, Teacher, History, Worcester East Middle, BA, Step 2, $47,522. Licensed: History 5-8.

Mallgren, Diane, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Systemwide, BA+15, Step 6, $60,758. Licensed: English as a Second Language Prek-6.

Mangini, Kristyn, Teacher, Elementary/Dual Language, Chandler Magnet, BA, Step 2, $47,522. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Marotta, Laura, Teacher, Visual Arts, .6 FTE, Systemwide, MA, Step 5, $61,912 prorated. Licensed: Visual Arts Prek-8.

Masley, Juliana, Teacher, Special Education, Systemwide, Doc, Step 8, $83,311. Licensed: Allied Health-Physical Therapy all levels.

Maxwell, Andrew, Teacher, Social Studies, Gerald Creamer, BA+15, Step 4, $55,836 +alternative stipend. Licensed: History 8-12.

McCarthy, Courtney, Teacher, Special Education, Burncoat Middle, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Waiver: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

McCrann, Heather, Teacher, Special Education, Canterbury, BA+15, Step 2, $49,819. Waiver: Moderate Disabilities prek-8.

McCullock, Brian, Teacher, Music, Worcester East, BA, Step 3, $51,077. Licensed: Music: Vocal/ Instrumental all levels.

McGuire, Jessica, Teacher, English, Worcester Technical, MA, Step 8, $72,283. Licensed: English 8-12. 

Melkonian, Melanee, Teacher, Health/Physical Education, Worcester Technical, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: Health all levels, Physical Education prek-12.

Mills, Alexandra, Teacher, AVID, Burncoat Middle, MA, Step 3, $56,987. Licensed: English 5-8.

Moreau, Katherine, Teacher, Elementary, Lincoln Street, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed Early Childhood Prek-2.

Mulcahy, Catherine, Teacher, Special Education, Forest Grove, MA, Step 4, $59,449. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Murphy, Casey, Teacher, Special Education, Gates Lane, BA+15, Step 2, $49,819. Waiver: Severe Disabilities all levels.

Murphy, Laurie, Teacher, Elementary, Quinsigamond, BA+15, Step 8, $68,665. Licensed: Elementary K-8.

Nagase, Hiroko, Teacher, Vocational, Worcester Technical, VL7, Step 7, $64,464. Waiver: Biotechnology 9-14.

Nerssessian, Emma, Teacher, Special Education, Tatnuck Magnet, BA+15, Step 2, $49,819. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Neville, Christopher, Teacher, Physical Education, Sullivan, BA, Step 9, $70,606. Licensed: Physical Education 5-12.

Nugent, Kerry, Teacher, Special Education, Nelson Place, BA+15 Step 1, $47,360. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8

O’Clair, Krystle, Teacher, Mathematics, North, BA, Step 4, $53,537. Licensed: Mathematics 8-12.

Oliva, Sandra, Teacher, Elementary, Elm Park, MA, Step 8, $72,283+ Level 4 stipend. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Omidbakhsh, Pari, Teacher, Elementary, Quinsigamond, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: Early Childhood Prek-2.

Papagni, Michael, Teacher, Special Education, South, BA, Step 7, $60,924. Waiver: Moderate Disabilities 5-12.

Perron, Talya, Teacher, English, North, Doc, Step 5, $72,939. Licensed: English 8-12.

Plant, Kerri, Teacher, Elementary, Belmont, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Powers, Maegan, Teacher, Library, South, MA, Step 2, $53,437. Licensed: Library all levels.

Proch, Victoria, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Systemwide, BA, Step 5, $56,000. Licensed: English as a Second Language Prek-6.

Raci, Monika, Teacher, English as a Second Language, Systemwide, MA+30, Step 2, $56,582. Licensed: English as a Second Language Prek-12.

Rapp, Elizabeth, Teacher, Elementary, Chandler Magnet, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Renaud, Judith, Teacher, Elementary, Woodland, MA, Step 1, $50, 978. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Riley, Bryan, Teacher, Social Studies, Sullivan, BA, Step 3, $51,077. Licensed: History 8-12.

Rivera, Jessica, Teacher, Elementary, Chandler Magnet, MA, Step 7, $66,834. Licensed: Early Childhood Prek-2.

Rivera, Teresa, Teacher, Elementary, Thorndyke, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Robson, Mark, Teacher, English, South, MA, Step 5, $61,912. Licensed: English 8-12.

Roman, Victoria, Liaison, Mathematics, Systemwide, MA+30, Step 9, $80,044+ Liaison stipend. Licensed: Mathematics 5-8.

Rosa, Leila, Teacher, Special Education, Sullivan, Doc, Step 8, $83,311. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities 5-12.

Roy, Kaitlyn, Teacher, AVID, Burncoat High, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: English 8-12.

Ryan, Sarah, Teacher, Elementary, Burncoat Prep, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Salerno, Elisa, Teacher, Elementary, Lincoln Street, MA, Step 1, $50,978. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

Santon, Colleen, Teacher, Special Education, Sullivan Middle, MA+15, Step 2, $54,754. Licensed: Moderate Disabilities Prek-8.

Sawyer, Laura, Teacher, Biology, Doherty, BA, Step 2, $47,522. Licensed: Biology 8-12.

Schmitt, Erika, Teacher, Elementary, Belmont, BA, Step 1, $45,064. Licensed: Elementary 1-6.

 
X. GENERAL BUSINESS  
  gb #6-226.1  -   Administration/Miss Biancheria/Mr. O’Connell/ Mr. Monfredo
                           (September 7, 2016)

Response of the Administration to the request that the School Safety Liaison and other school administrators present the 'Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment' pilot program at Sullivan Middle and Burncoat Middle schools.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (2 pages)
Annex C (1 page)
Annex D (7 pages)
 

gb #6-275.1  -   Administration/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Miss McCullough/
                           Miss Biancheria
                           (September 7, 2016)

Response of the Administration to the request to encourage all of the schools to participate in Constitution Day activities during the week of September 12, 2016.

 Annex A (1 page)
 

gb #6-301  -   Mr. O’Connell
                        (August 29, 2016)

To set a date to recognize and to congratulate Robert F. Pezzella, Director of School Safety, upon his selection as Grand Marshal of the 22nd Annual Columbus Day Parade, which will be held on Sunday, October 9, at noon. 

 
 

gb #6-302  -   Mr. O’Connell
                        (August 29, 2016)

To request a report from the Administration as to the "Seeds to STEM" program being developed by Worcester Polytechnic Institute for prekindergarten children of Worcester.

 
 

gb #6-303  -   Administration
                       (September 1, 2016)

To accept a donation in the amount of $25.00 from Phyllis Cantor for the Maxine Levy Scholarship Fund.

 
 

gb #6-304  -   Administration
                       (September 1, 2016)

To accept a donation in the amount of $245.00 from the Tatnuck Parents Association to go towards the Tatnuck Magnet School Playground. 

 
 

gb #6-305  -   Administration
                       (September 1, 2016)

To accept a donation in the amount of $8,990.00 from National Grid USA Service Company to go towards a Weather Bug Station at Claremont Academy.

 
 

gb #6-306  -   Administration
                        (September 6, 2016)

To discuss Worcester Public Schools’ participation, results, and action steps relating to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and University of Massachusetts – Amherst program for lead in school drinking water. 

 Annex A (2 page)
 

gb #6-307  -   Miss McCullough
                       (September 7, 2016)

Request that the Administration provide options for teaching responsible cell phone and social media use for middle and high school students.

 
 

gb #6-308  -   Mr. O’Connell
                       (September 7, 2016)

To discuss the impact of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation from wifi and cellular towers on students and staff in schools, potentially including neurologic impairment and malignancy, and to consider means of minimizing any such risk within the Worcester Public Schools by changes as to practice and policy.

 
 

gb #6-309  -   Mr. O’Connell
                       (September 7, 2016)

To request a list of the dates of the first meetings of the school site councils for the 2016-2017 academic year, which meetings are to be held “no later than forty days after the first day of school”, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 71, Section 59C of the Massachusetts General Laws.

 
 

gb #6-310  -   Mr. O’Connell
                       (September 7, 2016)

To request a list of the student enrollment sizes of the classes of the Worcester Public Schools, in all schools and at all grade levels.

 
 

gb #6-311  -   Mr. O’Connell
                        (September 7, 2016)

To review the October 1, 2016 enrollment reports of the Worcester Public Schools.

 
 

gb #6-312 - Miss Biancheria
                     (September 7, 2016)

Request that the Administration provide a list of the services that are offered to the public at Worcester Technical High School.

 
 

gb #6-313 -  Administration
                     (September 7, 2016)

To accept a donation in the amount of $4,000.00 from the Journey Community Church for the Literacy Program at Belmont Street Community School.

 
 

gb #6-314  -   Mr. O’Connell
                        (September 7, 2016)

To set a date to recognize Worcester Technical High School on receiving a Financial Education Innovation Fund grant from the Office of the State Treasurer, which is designed to expand Credit for Life and/or financial education fairs.

 
 

gb #6-315  -   Mr. Monfredo
                        (September 7, 2016)

Request that the Administration consider establishing a service learning committee to include service learning advocates at all the high schools and within the community whose mission would be to develop a plan at the secondary level and have all secondary schools engage in a service learning project during the 2016-17 school year.

 
 

gb #6-316  -   Administration
                        (September 7, 2016)

Request that the School Committee approve the appointment of the following provisional civil service employees, as School Nurses, effective as shown:

Toohil, Erin, Union Hill, Base, Step 4, $53,537, effective, August 25, 2016, Licensed: School Nurse All Levels

Trudell, Sherinda, Norrback Ave, Base, Step 3, $51,077, effective, August 25, 2016, Licensed: School Nurse All Levels 

Lasky, Susan, Forest Grove, Base, Step 5, $56,000, effective, August 25, 2016, Licensed: School Nurse All Levels

 
 

gb #6-317 -  Administration
                     (September 7, 2016)

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares and to conduct collective bargaining.

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for Custodians, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares and to conduct collective bargaining.

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for Nurses, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares and to conduct collective bargaining.

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for Teachers, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares and to conduct collective bargaining.

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for Instructional Assistants, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares and to conduct collective bargaining.

 
     
XI. ADJOURNMENT  
                         Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
                      Clerk of the School Committee
 

"The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact the Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609, 508-799-3020."