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January 05, 2016
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North Adams Public Schools
North Adams, Massachusetts
School Committee Meeting

05 January 2016

6:00 p.m.

Office of the Superintendent

Welcome to a Regular meeting of the North Adams School Committee. If you have any matter to discuss with the Committee, that is included on the Agenda, you may do so during HEARING OF VISITORS by addressing the chairperson and stating your name and address.


A G E N D A

CALL TO ORDER


ELECTION OF OFFICERS


APPOINTMENTS


HEARING OF VISITORS


READING AND APPROVAL OF RECORDS

A. Minutes of 01 December 2015
B. Balance Sheet


COMMUNICATIONS

A. Superintendent Montepare, Notification of Retirement

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

A. Personnel
B. Colegrove Park Elementary School Update
C. Superintendent Search Process, Pat Correira, Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC)


UNFINISHED BUSINESS


REMARKS FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMITTEE


NEW BUSINESS


ADJOURNMENT






























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North Adams Public Schools
North Adams, Massachusetts

Regular Meeting of the North Adams School Committee

05 January 2016

6:00 p.m.

Office of the Superintendent


A C T I O N A G E N D A


CALL TO ORDER


ELECTION OF OFFICERS

The School Committee shall elect a vice chairperson and a secretary.


APPOINTMENTS

The Chairperson shall appoint at least three School Committee members to serve on the Negotiations Subcommittee and shall designate one as its chairperson.


HEARING OF VISITORS


READING AND APPROVAL OF RECORDS

A. Minutes of 01 December 2015 Regular School Committee Meeting
(Enclosure No. 1)

B. Balance Sheet
(Enclosure No. 2)


COMMUNICATIONS

A. Superintendent Montepare, Notification of Retirement
(Enclosure No. 3)

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

A. Personnel
Appointments:
James Blair has been appointed 2nd Shift Custodian for Colegrove Park Elementary School, effective 21 December 2015.

Sally Reese has been appointed Cafeteria Worker at Greylock Elementary School, effective 15 December 2015.

Margaret Chieffo has been appointed Long Term Substitute Special Education Teacher at Sullivan Elementary School, effective 09 November 2015.

Elizabeth Tatro has been appointed Substitute Teacher Assistant for the District, effective 23 November 2015.

Tracie Gregoire has been appointed Substitute Teacher Assistant for the District, effective 08 December 2015.

Regina Pare has been appointed Substitute Teacher Assistant for the District, effective 14 December 2015.

Kasha Wissman has been appointed Substitute Teacher Assistant for the District, effective 16 December 2015.

Elizabeth Tatro has been appointed Junior Varsity Girlsf Basketball Coach at Drury High School, effective 30 November 2015.

Megan Boyer has been approved as a Volunteer Girlsf Varsity Basketball Coach at Drury High School, effective 30 November 2015.

Kelsey Ouimet has been approved as aVolunteer Girlsf Varsity Basketball Coach at Drury High School, effective 30 November 2015.

Al Giorgi has been approved as a Volunteer Boysf Varsity Basketball Coach at Drury High School, effective 30 November 2015.

Michele Casey has been appointed Kindergarten Teacher at Sullivan/Colegrove Park Elementary School, effective 07 December 2015.

Nicole Maloney has been transferred as a Teacher Assistant at Sullivan/Colegrove Park Elementary School, effective 04 January 2016.

Jennifer McKay has been appointed Teacher Assistant in Castles at Sullivan Elementary School, effective 11 December 2015.
Laura Soave has been appointed Teacher Assistant at Greylock Elementary School, effective 14 December 2015.

Denise Morin has been appointed Paraprofessional at Brayton Elementary School, effective 04 January 2016.

Mayan Zungy has been appointed Curriculum Supplies Manager for the Central Office, effective 17 December 2015.

Susan Beauchamp has been appointed Curriculum Supplies Manager for the Central Office, effective 17 December 2015.

Jacob Elder has been appointed Long Term Substitute Grade 6/7 Science Teacher at Brayton Elementary School, effective 04 January 2016.

Elizabeth Bator has been appointed Grade 4 Teacher at Colegrove Park Elementary School, effective 04 January 2016.

Michael Perry has been appointed Teacher Assistant at Greylock Elementary School, effective 04 January 2016.

Russell Beauchamp has been approved as a Volunteer Boysf Varsity Basketball Coach, effective 30 November 2015.

Resignations:
Megan Janz has resigned as Teacher Assistant in Castles II at Sullivan Elementary School, effective 03 December 2015.

Denise Morin has resigned as Grade 4 Teacher at Sullivan Elementary School, effective 24 December 2015.

Keiyara Dodge has resigned as Teacher Assistant in Castles at Sullivan Elementary School, effective 01 December 2015.

Retirements:
Judy Spooner has retired as Clerical Paraprofessional at Brayton Elementary School, effective 15 January 2016.

Recommended Action: Motion to file.


B. Colegrove Park Elementary School Update

Chairperson Alcombright and Superintendent Montepare will update the committee on Colegrove Park Elementary School.

C. Superintendent Search Process, Pat Correria, Massachusetts Association of Schools Committees (MASC)
(Enclosure No. 4)

Pat Correria, MASC Field Director, will review the process and timeline for the Superintendent search.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


REMARKS FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMITTEE
NEW BUSINESS


ADJOURNMENT


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