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Date:
September 20, 2018
Time:
4:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
Email:
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School Committee Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Thursday, September 20, 2018


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
4:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pollak)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Tuition for Participation in Public Schools of Brookline Special Education Programs by Area School Districts
4:05 PM (15 minutes)
2. WELCOME TO CHINESE EXCHANGE VISITORS (Steve Lantos, Coordinator for the Brookline China Exchange, and Students)
4:20 PM (35 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
4:20 PM (20 minutes)
a. 2018 Superintendent Evaluation (School Committee)
(Continue Discussion/Finalize)
4:40 PM (15 minutes)
b. Overview of 2018-2019 District Goals (Andrew Bott, Mary Ellen Dunn, Nicole Gittens, Casey Ngo-Miller, and Ben Lummis)
4:55 PM (5 minutes)
4. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
5:00 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
5. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
5:15 PM (15 minutes)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
5:15 PM (5 minutes)
a. FY 2020 School Budget Development Calendar (1st Reading) (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
5:20 PM (10 minutes)
b. FY 2020 School Budget Development Guidelines and Priorities 
(1st Reading) (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
5:30 PM (10 minutes)
7. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Appointment of Massachusetts Association of School
Committees (MASC) Delegate (Possible Vote)  (David Pollak)
b. Possible Vote to File a Building Permit Application and  Demolition Certificate Application for 484-490 Heath Street (Baldwin School) (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
c. Possible Vote to Approve Contract with JLA Architects for Driscoll Project (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
5:40 PM (15 minutes)
8. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a. Finance (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Michael Glover)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
i. Update on Coolidge Corner School Renaming Process/Timeline (Suzanne Federspiel)
5:55 PM (5 minutes)
9. NEW BUSINESS
6:00 PM (30 minutes)
10. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Proposed vote to meet in executive session pursuant to M.G. L. chapter 30A section 21 (a), purpose (6) to consider the lease of real property: 127 Harvard Street for the Brookline Early Education Program (BEEP) if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the School Committee.
11. ADJOURNMENT