Agenda #3 September 23, 2015

Committee Members

Administrative Representative

OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01609

AGENDA #3

The Standing Committee on Governance and Employee Issues will hold a meeting:
on: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
at: 6:30 p.m.
in: Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS ANNEX
I. CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING
II. ROLL CALL
III. GENERAL BUSINESS

gb #4-148 - Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Novick/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria (May 7, 2014)

To file a “home rule petition” to permit the award of civil service appointment status to provisional custodians of the Worcester Public Schools, in light of the absence of a state appointment examination for these positions.

Annex A (1 page)

gb #4-169 - Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. Foley/Miss Ramirez (May 28, 2014)

To review the "Safe Routes to School" second grade pedestrian safety program, with a view to expanding its use within the Worcester Public Schools.

gb #4-205 - Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria (July 22, 2014)

To inform parent groups, booster clubs, and other entities supportive of the Worcester Public Schools about Internal Revenue Service Form 1023-EZ, which, effective as of July 1, permits most such entities to file for Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt status on a simple and expedited basis, as detailed in IRS News Release 2014-77.

Annex A (1 page)

Annex B (3 pages)

gb #4-246 - Miss Novick/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Miss Ramirez (September 8, 2014)

To add a section to the School Committee Agenda for the Student Advisory Committee.

c&p #5-4 - Clerk (April 2, 2015)

To consider a communication from the Site Council at Clark Street Developmental Learning School relative to the naming of the library in memory of Eileen Barbieri
Annex A (1 page)

gb #5-144.1 - Miss Biancheria/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell (May 12, 2015)

Response of the Administration to the request to provide a report indicating the number of families involved in homeschooling and include an explanation of the extracurricular activities available to them.

Annex A (1 page)

Annex B (1 page)

gb #5-209 - Miss Biancheria/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/ Miss Ramirez (August 10, 2015)

Request that the Administration review the approved Social Media Policy for all staff of the Worcester public school system.

Annex A (2 pages)

Annex B (2 pages)

motion (ros #3-9) - Ms. Novick (December 19, 2013)

Request that the School Committee draft a policy stating that the School Committee members who evaluate the Superintendent should be those who actually served during the evaluation period. This policy would allow an outgoing member to be part of the evaluation process.

IV.

ADJOURNMENT

Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee

The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact Stacey DeBoise Luster, Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609. 508-799-3020.