Agenda #6 December 3, 2012

School Committee
Committee Members
John Monfredo - Chairman
Donna M. Colorio - Vice-chairman
John Foley
Administrative Representative
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Stacey DeBoise Luster

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


AGENDA #6


The Standing Committee on  GOVERNANCE AND EMPLOYEE ISSUES will hold a meeting:
on:   Monday, December 3, 2012
at:    5:00 p.m.
in:    Room 410, DAB
ORDER OF BUSINESS
ANNEX

I.      CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING

II.     ROLL CALL

III.    GENERAL BUSINESS

gb #0-82 - Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Mr. Foley/Ms. Novick/Mr. O’Connell/ Mayor O’Brien (March 12, 2010)
 
Request that the Administration discuss ideas with parents on how to best continue to make the Worcester Public Schools schools of choice.
 
gb #2-9.1 - Administration/Mr. Monfredo (January 24, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration consider ways of informing the public of the many outstanding activities and student performances that take place in our schools.
 
(Consider these items together).
c&p #2-8 - Clerk   (May 29, 2012)
 
To consider a communication from a citizen regarding the removal of shrubs in the parking lot at the Durkin Administration Building which has had a negative impact on the Crown Hill neighborhood.

c&p #2-16 - Clerk   (October 23, 2012)
 
To consider a communication from the Elm Park Community School’s Site Council regarding a request to institute a school uniform policy.
gb #2-58 - Mr. O'Connell/Ms. Novick/Miss Biancheria   (February 17, 2012)
 
Request that the City Manager authorize remote participation by the members of the School Committee at meetings of the Committee, or of the Standing Committees, for reasons of personal illness, personal disability, emergency, military service or geographic distance, pursuant to Chapter 940, Section 29.10 of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations.

gb #2-123 - Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Monfredo (April 4, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration meet with representatives of Teach for America and the Boston Teacher Residency to consider use of these programs in the teacher recruitment and hiring processes of the Worcester Public Schools.

gb #2-168 - Ms. Novick (April 24, 2012)
 
To consider establishing a policy regarding the participation of student groups in political events.
Annex A (1 page)

Backup
IV.    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, 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 Stacey DeBoise Luster, Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609. 508-799-3020.