Patrick Clark Drive · Avon, MA 02322 · (508) 588-0230 · fax (508) 559-1081
August 30, 2010
AVON SCHOOL COMMITTEE: Robert LeGrice, Chair
John Nolan, Vice Chair
Jeanne Martineau, Secretary
Carol Marinelli, Member
Tracy Sheehan, Member
STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE: TBD
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS:
Dr. Margaret Frieswyk
I. CALL TO ORDER:
II. THE SIGNING OF WARRANT/PAYROLL:
III. WELCOME TO VISITORS:
A. New employees and their work assignments.*
B. Teachers and their seniority status for the 2010-2011 school year (to be distributed at the August 30, 2010 meeting).
C. Grade enrollments for 2010-2011.*
D. Avon Public Schools District Improvement Plan updated Objectives & Action Steps.*
E. Newly mandated breakfast program at AMHS will be available to students on the first day of school.
F. Massachusetts was chosen as one of 10 states to participate in Phase 2 of the Race to the Top program. This announcement was made on Aug. 24, 2010 by Arne Duncan, United States Secretary of Education. The superintendent will attend meetings which will provide the school district with information about the education reform efforts.*
G. The Avon Coalition for Every Student has produced its first ACES newsletter.*
H. The Avon Coalition for Every Student, the Avon Board of Health, and the Avon Police Department are conducting an Avon Medication Take-Back Day on 09/25/10.*
I. As a result of our School to Careers Partnership our students benefited from many programs and experiences this summer.*
J. Governor Patrick announces public school funding from the Education Jobs Fund.*
None at this time.
VII. ACTION ITEMS:
None at this time.
VIII. OLD/UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
1. Budget Subcommittee:
2. Personnel Subcommittee: Collective Bargaining Agreement Between Avon School Committee and American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
3. Maintenance Subcommittee:
a. Capital Improvements
4. Policy Subcommittee: Development of new policy to address Anti-Bullying legislation.
5. Insurance Subcommittee:
IX. VOTE ON THE MINUTES OF:
A. Regular School Committee Meeting Minutes of August 16, 2010.*
X. NEW BUSINESS:
XI. UPCOMING MEETING
A. Regular School Committee Meeting, Monday, September 27, 2010, 7:30 pm, AMHS Media Center
B. Regular School Committee Meeting, Monday, October 4, 2010, 7:30 pm, AMHS Media Center
C. Regular School Committee Meeting, Monday, October 18, 2010, 7:30 pm, AMHS Media Center
XII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The superintendent requests that the committee enter into Executive Session to discuss collective bargaining with union personnel (AFSCME).
The Avon Public Schools is committed to ensuring that all of its programs and facilities are accessible to all members of the public. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, homeless status, sexual orientation or homelessness.