School Committee Meeting 4/27/17

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ACTON-BOXBOROUGH REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE (ABRSC) MEETING
April 27, 2017
Library
R.J. Grey Junior High School
7:00 p.m.
1. ABRSC Call to Order – Mary Brolin
(7:00)
2. Chairman’s Introduction – Mary Brolin 2.1. Hello to HS reps
2.2. Annual Spring Town Elections
AGENDA
• Acton Election Results – Amy Krishnamurthy, Maya Minkin and Paul Murphy reelected
• Boxborough Election is May 16
2.3 Thank you to Retiring School Committee member Maria Neyland
3. Statement of Warrant and Approval of Minutes
3.1. ABRSC Meetings of 4/3/17 (pre Acton Town Meeting), 3/16/17, 2/16/17, 2/2/17 (addendum) and
1/21/17 (addendum)
4. Public Participation
5. Elementary Single Tier Busing Analysis – G.P.I. consultants (7:10) 5.1. Report
5.2. Slides
6. ABRSD Budget Update – Glenn Brand (7:50) 6.1. Acton Town Meeting Update
6.2. Boxborough Town Meeting begins May 8 6.3. FY17 Q3 Report
6.3.1.ABRSD Financial Reports as of 3/31/17
6.3.1.1. 6.3.1.2. 6.3.1.3. 6.3.1.4.
Revenue vs Budget Expenses vs Budget Special Revenue Grants
6.4. Net Metering Agreement Status Update – JD Head
7. FY18 Kindergarten Registration Update – Marie Altieri
8. MCAS 2017 Student Questionnaire – Deborah Bookis
8.1. Discussion / VOTE to decide if AB students will participate in May 2017 – Mary Brolin
9. ABRSD Master Plan / School Building Project Update
9.1. Massachusetts School Business Authority (MSBA) Update – Glenn Brand
9.1.1.Initial Compliance Certification – ABRSD/C.T. Douglas Elementary School (due 5/3/17) – VOTE 9.1.2. FYI: Final Statements of Interest for Conant and Gates, submitted on 4/6/17
9.1.3. Update on 4/4/17 Call with MSBA re Next Steps
9.1.4. Announcement of Special Town Meetings in Acton and Boxborough on Monday, 12/4/17
9.2. District Master Plan Review Committee (DMPRC) Update –Mary Brolin, Kristina Rychlik 9.2.1. Public Forum Flyer and Frequently Asked Questions
9.3. Establishing the ABRSD Building Committee (due 6/2/17) (addendum)
9.3.1. Composition and Voting/Non-voting Status – First Read (to be voted at 5/18/17 meeting)
At ABRSD, our mission is to develop engaged, well-balanced learners through collaborative, caring relationships. WELLNESS - EQUITY - ENGAGEMENT

10. Subcommittee Reports
10.1. Budget – Maria Neyland (oral)
10.2. Policy
10.2.1. Mission, Vision, Values, File: AD and AD-E – Second Read – VOTE – Brigid Bieber
10.2.2. Memorials Policy (new), File: FFA – First Read – Dawn Bentley
10.2.3. Naming District Facilities (revision), File: FF – First Read – Dawn Bentley
10.2.3.1. With revised procedures, File: FF-R
10.2.4. Sustainability Policy (new, including water) – First Read – Brigid Bieber
10.2.5. Student Activity Accounts, File: JJF – First Read
10.2.6. FYI ONLY: Student Activity Programs, File: JJ (no change) and Procedures (revised)
10.3. Outreach (including PTO Co-chairs) – March 2017 Update - Kristina Rychlik
11. School Committee Member Reports
11.1. Acton Leadership Group (ALG) – Amy Krishnamurthy, Paul Murphy
11.1.1. Minutes of 3/9/17 meeting
11.2. Boxborough Leadership Forum (BLF) – Mary Brolin
11.3. Health Insurance Trust (HIT) – Mary Brolin
11.4. Acton Finance Committee – Amy Krishnamurthy, Deanne O’Sullivan
11.5. Acton Board of Selectmen – Eileen Zhang
11.6. Boxborough Finance Committee- Mary Brolin
11.7. Boxborough Board of Selectmen – Maria Neyland, Brigid Bieber
11.8. Minuteman Technical High School (MMT) Update – Diane Baum
11.9. Acton Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) Update –- Kristina Rychlik
12. Annual Superintendent’s Evaluation Process Begins – Mary Brolin
12.1. FY17 Evaluation Timetable
12.2. Reference Material
12.2.1. MA Model System for Educator Evaluation Part VI: Implementation Guide for Superintendent Evaluation
http://www.doe.mass.edu/edeval/model/PartVI.pdf
12.2.2. Appendix A: Superintendent Rubric
http://www.doe.mass.edu/edeval/model/PartIII_AppxA.pdf
12.2.3. Appendix B: End-of-Cycle Summative Evaluation Report: Superintendent (see link above
which will be populated with Dr. Brand’s information)
12.3.
12.4.
12.5. 12.6.
Process Overview slides, 10/16/14 SC meeting
Superintendent’s Performance Goal – Midcycle Review Memo, Glenn Brand, 2/10/17 Copy of previous year’s evaluation
General public request for input on Superintendent’s performance
13. FY18 ABRSC Summer Workshop and August Business Meeting– Mary Brolin (addendum)
13.1. FY18 ABRSC Meetings with proposed dates added – First Read (vote at meeting on 5/18/17)
14. Superintendent’s Report/Updates – Glenn Brand
14.1. Challenge Success Update – Deborah Bookis, Dawn Bentley
14.2. School Committee Liaisons Update
15. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
15.1. Discipline Reports, 4/1/17
15.2. Monthly Student Enrollment, 4/1/17
15.3. Emergent Bilingual Student Population by School, 4/1/17
15.4. Open House Dates – Fall 2017

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