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NAPS School Committee Meeting

February 06, 2018
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North Adams Public Schools
School Committee Meeting
February 6, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Office of the Superintendent
37 Main Street, Suite 200

AGENDA


Welcome to a regular meeting of the North Adams School Committee. Persons having any matter included on the agenda to discuss with the committee may do so during the hearing of visitors by addressing the chair and stating their name and address.

I. Call to order

II. Hearing of visitors

III. Reading and approval of records
a. Minutes of January 2, 2018
b. Balance sheet

IV. Communications

V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
a. Personnel

VI. Unfinished business
a. Business manager shared services
b. Electronic device policy update
c. Superintendentís goals update

VII. New business
a. Discussion of shared superintendent

VIII. Remarks for the good of the committee

IX. Adjournment

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business. No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.



North Adams Public Schools
School Committee Meeting
February 6, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Office of the Superintendent
37 Main Street, Suite 200

ACTION AGENDA


Welcome to a regular meeting of the North Adams School Committee. Persons having any matter included on the agenda to discuss with the committee may do so during the hearing of visitors by addressing the chair and stating their name and address.

I. Call to Order

II. Hearing of visitors

III. Reading and approval of records
a. Minutes of January 2, 2018 (enclosure 1)
b. Balance sheet (enclosure 2)

IV. Communications
There are no communications to be heard






















V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
a. Personnel
o Appointments
1. Joseph Ginthwain has been appointed transition room teacher at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 2, 2018.
2. Michael Milazzo has been appointed permanent daily substitute teacher at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 2, 2018.
3. Sarah Farnsworth has been appointed media center paraprofessional at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 8, 2018.
4. Robert Hall has been appointed 21st century after school leader in specialized programming at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 2, 2018.
5. Keith Davis has been appointed substitute van driver, effective January 10, 2018.
6. Naureen Collins has been appointed substitute teacher, effective January 10, 2018.
7. Michele Rondeau has been appointed Teach 2 Learn science teacher at Greylock Elementary School, effective January 8, 2018.
8. Stephany Onorato has been appointed Teach 2 Learn cooperating teacher at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 16, 2018.
9. Lois Hobbie-Welch has been appointed Teach 2 Learn cooperating teacher at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 16, 2018.
o Resignations
1. Sarah Farnsworth has resigned as teacher assistant at Brayton Elementary School, effective January 16, 2018.


RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to file

VI. Unfinished business
a. Business manager shared services (enclosure 3)
Superintendent Malkas will review the proposed shared services agreement with the Northern Berkshire School Union

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to approve

b. Electronic device policy update (enclosure 4)
Superintendent Malkas will review the proposed update to the electronic device policy

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to approve




c. Superintendentís goals update (enclosure 5)
Superintendent Malkas will update the committee on her goals

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to approve


VII. New business
a. Discussion of shared superintendent
The committee will discuss the feasibility of sharing a superintendent between two districts

VIII. Remarks for the good of the committee

IX. Adjournment



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