Information for Meeting of Petersham School Committee
Tuesday January 8, 2019 6 PM EST

Town:Petersham, MA 
Board:Petersham School Committee
Time:Tuesday January 8, 2019 6 PM EST
Location:Petersham Center School
31 Spring Street, Petersham
Meeting Notice

Board/Committee Name:   Petersham  School Committee
Day/Date:   Monday, January 8th, 2019
Time of Meeting:  6:00 PM 
Location:    Staff Room
        School Committee Agenda

Call to Order                                                                                                                                          
Public Comment
Report of the Teachers’ Union
January Items
School Walk Through
Grants Update
Special Education Update
October 1st Enrollments
       5.    Matters for Action
	       a.    Annual Report to the Town of Petersham
	       b.    District Calendar for 2019-2020 
       6.    Subcommittees and Board Liaison Reports   
Report of Union #73 Committee
Report of  the R.C. Mahar Representative
Report of the Leadership, Accountability & Measurement Subcommittee
Report of the Resources & Capacity Subcommittee
				i.   FY20 Budget Update
ii.  Identification of Capital Planning Needs
iii. Warrant Signing Process
Report of the Communications & Policy Subcommittee
				i.   Meeting set for January 17th
Report of the CAPS Representative
Regional Planning Committee
        7.  Superintendent’s Report
        8.  Approval of the Minutes
        9.  Executive Session -  pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 21(a)(3), to discuss strategy with respect to collective
                                                     bargaining with Teachers and/or Support Personnel
      10.  Next Meeting - March 12 , 2019
      11.  Adjournment
The agenda reflects topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed.

Public Comment Protocols

The School Committee welcomes public comment on items that are within the scope of the School Committee’s responsibilities.  The Public Comment agenda item is reserved for this purpose.  Members of the public wishing to address the Committee should be aware of the following guidelines:

The Chair will recognize those wishing to speak and give them the floor.  Only persons recognized by the Chair may speak.  For purposes of the minutes, speakers should identify themselves at the beginning of their remarks.
The purpose of Public Comment is to receive input from the community, not to engage in prolonged conversation with the Committee. The Chair will ensure that any comment or question that requires a response from the committee or the School Department will be addressed in a timely manner.
All comments should be addressed through the Chair, not any individual committee member or to others in attendance.
Speakers are expected to respect confidentiality.  This includes the confidentiality of the speaker’s own child/ren as well as that of school staff and personnel.
Scheduled By:Alyssa Roberts
Posted At:Jan 3, 2019 10:33 AM EST
Last Modified:Jan 3, 2019 10:33 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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