Biran A. O’Connell, Chairman
John F. Monfredo, Vice-Chairman
Molly O. McCullough
Susan O’Neil, PH.D.
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01609
|The Standing Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Supports will hold a meeting:|
|on:||Wednesday, August 16, 2017|
|in:||Room 410, Durkin Administration Building|
|ORDER OF BUSINESS||ANNEX|
|I.||CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING|
gb #4-175 – Ms. Novick/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. Foley/Mr. O’Connell (May 28, 2014)
To consider the possible benefits and drawbacks of later secondary school start times on teaching and learning.
|Annex A (4 pages)
Annex B (2 pages)
|gb #6-264 – Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria (July 6, 2016)
To consider opportunities to enhance the education of the academically gifted students of the Worcester Public Schools, at all appropriate levels.
|gb #6-315 – Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria (September 7, 2016)
Request that the Administration consider establishing a 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 #6-334 – Miss McCullough/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria (September 26, 2016)
Request that the Administration consider the feasibility of establishing a citywide girl’s ice hockey team.
|gb #7-4 – Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough (December 16, 2016)
To urge the individual Worcester public schools, and departments, to review and expand their websites, as a means of (1) increasing the information available through them, (2) showcasing student work and achievements, (3) sharing detailed curricular and programmatic information, and (4) assisting prospective students and parents in making informed decisions as to selection of an appropriate school.
|gb #7-23 – Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria (January 3, 2017)
To consider making an online grading system available to all teachers for the 2017-18 academic and fiscal year.
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.