Aug 17, 2019

North Adams Public Schools School Committee Meeting

February 05, 2019
Meetings & Notices

North Adams Public Schools
School Committee Meeting
February 5, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Office of the Superintendent
37 Main Street, Suite 200
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 the approval of records
a. Minutes of the January 8, 2019, School Committee Meeting (enclosure 2)
b. Balance sheet (enclosure 3)
c. Personnel report (enclosure 4)
IV. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
a. Budget timeline update
b. Business Administrator appointment
c. Federal government shutdown update
V. Unfinished business
a. Substitute teacher pay rate financial impact
b. Substitute teacher assistant pay rate and substitute paraprofessional pay rate
VI. New business
a. $500 gift from Stephen Green and Susanne Walker to help support student education
(enclosure 5)
b. $200 gift from Joshua J Mendel, Ed.D., in honor of Professor Phyllis Hakeem (enclosure 6)
c. $1,000 gift from General Dynamics in support of STEAM activities (enclosure 7)
d. Finance and facilities sub-committee update (enclosure 8)
e. Policy sub-committee update (enclosure 9)
f. Senior Class Trip (enclosure 10)
g. $400, 000 gift, first distribution from the Albert H. Chenail Estate to establish a Scholarship Fund at Drury High School (enclosure 11)
VII. Remarks for the good of the committee
VIII. 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