Agenda #2 March 8, 2017

School Committee

  Committee Members
Brian O'Connell, Chairman
John Monfredo, Vice-chairman
Molly McCullough
  Administrative Representative
Dr. Marco Rodrigues

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

AGENDA #2 

The Standing Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Supports will hold a meeting:
on:  Wednesday, March 8, 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 #2-139  -  Mr. O'Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio   (April 11, 2012)


To consider development of a partnership with the Boston Debate League to support academic debate teams in high schools in Worcester.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (3 pages)
Annex C (2 pages)

 

 

  gb #4-259  -  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria  (September 17, 2014)

To initiate a course in Mandarin Chinese at the Advanced Placement level, offered either in a customary classroom setting or through Virtual High School.

Annex A (1 page)

 

  gb #6-128  -  Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Foley/Miss McCullough  (March 21, 2016)

Request that the Administration consider implementing an advanced academy, based on the Goddard Academy model, at Burncoat Middle School for grade 7 students in either the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year which can be expanded to grade 8.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (2 pages)
Annex  C (10 pages)

 

 

   gb #6-212  -  Mr. O’Connell/Miss McCullough/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria  (May 25, 2016)

To consider amending the 2017 summer reading list by adding to it certain works of literature which appeared on previous summer reading lists, and which are widely recognized as classics and as key elements of a well-rounded elementary or secondary school educational experience.

Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (1 Page)
Annex C (11 pages)

 

  gb #7-80  - Administration   (February 22, 2017)

To consider approval of the following new courses for the 2017 - 18 school year:

English Composition & Literature I

The Development of Early Civilizations

Science Engineering & Technology I

Advanced Seminar

Annex A (10 pages)

 

 

 

     

IV.

ADJOURNMENT

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

 

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