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Date:
October 8, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
This will be a remote meeting. Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live
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School Committee Meeting (Remote via Zoom)

Thursday, October 8, 2020


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING (REMOTE)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
This will be a remote meeting. Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live
BIG’s cable channels will replay the meeting and post the meeting recording at http://www.brooklineinteractive.org for viewing after the meeting.
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Suzanne Federspiel)
a. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: September 24, 2020 School Committee Meeting
ii. Acceptance of Gifts
iii. Acceptance of Grants
6:05 PM (5 minutes)
2. STUDENT REPORT (Claire Gallion)
6:10 PM (10 minutes)
3. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Jim Marini)
a. Interim Superintendent’s Recommendation regarding Student International Trips
6:20 PM (15 minutes)
4. PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public may send written public comment to school_committee@psbma.org Written comments will be shared with all School Committee members. If you would like to provide comment in real time during the meeting please email school_committee@psbma.org by 12:00 PM on Thursday, October 8, 2020. After signing up, you will receive an email with additional information on how to provide comment during the meeting. Speakers will be called on in the order in which they signed up
(2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers).
6:35 PM (2 hours)
5. UPDATE ON FALL REOPENING 
a. Update on Next Phase of Reopening Plan
(Jim Marini, Casey Ngo-Miller, Erin Cooley, and Mary Ellen Normen)
8:35 PM (30 minutes)
6. UPDATE ON FY 2021 BUDGET STATUS (Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Mary Ellen Normen)
9:05 PM (5 minutes)
7. POLICY REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS ON WHETHER THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE SHOULD HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AND TAKE A POSITION ON FALL TOWN
MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES (David Pearlman)
9:10 PM (15 minutes)
8. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
b. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli)
c. Additional Liaisons and Updates
9:25 PM (5 minutes)
9. NEW BUSINESS
9:30 PM (30 minutes)
10. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion to meet in Executive Session, pursuant to Massachusetts General laws chapter 30A section 21(a) for the following purposes:
Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Brookline Educators Union (BEU) (Unit A, Unit B, and Paraprofessionals) and with AFSCME (School Food 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.
Purpose 7, to review and approve executive session minutes from the following meeting:
September 24, 2020.
11. ADJOURNMENT