Agenda #2 June 14, 2017

School Committee

  Committee Members
John F. Monfredo, Chairman
Dianna L. Biancheria, Vice-Chairman
John L. Foley
  Administrative Representative
Jennifer Boulais
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.

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

AGENDA #2

 

The Standing Committee on Governance and Employee Issues will hold a meeting:
on:  Wednesday, June 14, 2017
at: 5:30 p.m.
in: Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS ANNEX
I. CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING  
II. ROLL CALL  
III. GENERAL BUSINESS  
 

gb #4-284  -  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Miss Ramirez  (October 21, 2014)

To cooperate with the Main South Community Development Corporation as to the safety and security needs of the students and staff of the Worcester public schools located in the Main South area, regarding utilization of the proceeds of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program grant received by the Main South CDC.

Backup
Annex A (1 page) 
  c&p #6-7  - Clerk   (August 24, 2016)

To consider a communication from a citizen expressing an interest in promoting civic engagement in the Worcester Public Schools by initiating a “Municipal Governance Day” which would give high school students an opportunity to learn how the municipal government works.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (1 page)
  c&p #6-8  -  Clerk   (August 24, 2016)

To consider a communication from a citizen relative to the feasibility of holding an event annually with a guest speaker to encourage eligible students to register to vote.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (1 page) 
  gb #6-36  -  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough   (January 11, 2016)

To establish a Special Committee, consisting of at least three School Committee members, to continue the review of policies proposed for the Worcester Public Schools by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

Annex A (50 pages)
Annex B (57 pages)
  gb #6-111  -  Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria  (March 4, 2016)

Request that the Administration encourage schools, with the assistance of the Safety Liaison Officer Robert Pezzella, to establish at their school a Chapter of the “Stand for the Silent,” an anti-bullying movement.

Backup
  c&p #7-1  - Clerk   (April 6, 2017)

To consider a petition from a citizen regarding a request to hold public hearings in April regarding the FY18 Budget.

 Backup
  gb #7-52  - Administration   (January 25, 2017)

To consider approval of the 2017-18 Policies Handbook of the Worcester Public Schools.

2016-17 Policy Handbook
Annex B (8 pages) 

IV.

ADJOURNMENT

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

 

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