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Date:
November 8, 2018
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

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

Thursday, November 8, 2018


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:25 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.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pollak)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: October 25, 2018 School Committee Meeting
ii. Past Record: October 18, 2018 School Committee Meeting
iii. Acceptance of Grant: Emergency Impact Aid Number 312
iv. Acceptance of Grant: Title III-English Language Acquisition and Academic Achievement Program for English Learners and Immigrant Children and Youth
v. Acceptance of Grant: Title IIA-Building Systems of Support for Excellent Teaching and Leading
vi. Acceptance of Grant: Title I-Improving Basic Programs
vii. Acceptance of Grant: Title IV-Student Support and Academic Enrichment
viii. Authorization for Performing Arts Revolving Fund
6:05 PM (15 minutes)
2. STUDENT RECOGNITIONS (Andrew Bott)
a. Introduction of 2018 Recipients of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) Certificates of Academic Excellence
6:20 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
3. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:35 PM (1 hour and 25 minutes)
4. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:35 PM (30 minutes)
a. FY 2019 Hiring Profile (Lisa Richardson, Director of Human Resources)
7:05 PM (45 minutes)
b. Report on Food Services Program, including Operations, Financials, Whitsons Contract, and Establishment of Food Service Advisory Committee
(Mary Ellen Dunn and Director of Operations and Facilities Matt Gills)
7:50 PM (10 minutes)
c. Proposed Public Schools of Brookline Home Instruction Policy (1st Reading) 
(Michael Glover 
and Nicole Gittens)
8:00 PM (5 minutes)
5. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. FY 2020 School Budget Development Guidelines and Priorities (2nd Reading/Proposed Vote) (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
8:05 PM (10 minutes)
6. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
8:15 PM (30 minutes)
7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON 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 (Suzanne Federspiel)
8:45 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
8:50 PM (30 minutes)
9. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion to meet in executive session, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 30A section 21(a) purpose 3 to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with AFSCME Council 93, AFL-CIO Building Service Employees if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.
9:20 PM (5 minutes)
10. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS (OPEN SESSION)
a. Possible Vote to Approve Memorandum of Agreement with AFSCME Council 93, AFL-CIO Building Service Employees
11. ADJOURNMENT