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Date:
January 19, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
Email:
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School Committee Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room, 5th Floor)

Thursday, January 19, 2017


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:40 PM
JAMES F. WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: October 20, 2016 School Committee Workshop
ii. Past Record: December 15, 2016 School Committee Meeting
iii. Past Record: January 5, 2017 School Committee Meeting
iv. Past Record: January 10, 2017 Joint Meeting of Selectmen and School Committee
v. Past Record: January 10, 2017 School Committee Meeting
vi. Past Record: January 12, 2017 School Committee Legislative Breakfast
vii. Out-of-State Student Trip: Brookline High School Rowing Team Training Trip to Austin, Texas; February 17, 2017-February 24, 2017
viii. Out-of-State Student Trip: Brookline High School Sojourn to the Past to Atlanta, Georgia; Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham, Alabama; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Memphis, Tennessee; February 17, 2017-February 23, 2017
6:05 PM (10 minutes)
2. TRIBUTE TO BOB SPERBER AND MARCIA HEIST
6:15 PM (15 minutes)
3. FAREWELL TO CHINESE EXCHANGE PROGRAM STUDENTS
(Steve Lantos, Coordinator for the Brookline China Exchange and Students)
6:30 PM (20 minutes)
4. MINORITY STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT NETWORK (MSAN)
CONFERENCE AND ACTION PLAN
(Brookline High School MSAN Scholars)
6:50 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
5. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
7:05 PM (30 minutes)
6. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Beth Jackson Stram)
b. Capital Improvements (David Pollak)
i. Building Committee for Brookline High School Expansion Update
ii. Building Committee for 9th Elementary School at Baldwin Update
1) Proposed Vote to Approve the Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin Membership
2) Proposed Vote to Withdraw the Building Permit Application and
Demolition Certificate Application Voted on November 10, 2016
c. Curriculum (Helen Charlupski)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Lisa Jackson)
i. Proposed Public Schools of Brookline Drug-Free Workplace Policy (1st Reading)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
7:35 PM (5 minutes)
7. STUDENT REPORT (Alice Jennings)
7:40 PM (10 minutes)
8. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
7:50 PM (5 minutes)
9. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. 2017-2018 School Calendar with Early Dismissal Dates (2nd Reading/Vote) (Andrew Bott)
b. Consideration and Possible Vote on a 3-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 1358, Council 93, Brookline Educational Secretaries Association (BESA) covering the period from July 1, 2015-June 30, 2018
7:55 PM (1 hour and 10 minutes)
10. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
7:55 PM (10 minutes)
a. Brookline High School Course Catalog Changes 2017-2018 (Helen Charlupski)
i. Proposed Vote to Approve Brookline High School Course Catalog
Changes 2017-2018
8:05 PM (30 minutes)
b. Educational Technology (Scott Moore, Director of Educational Technology and Libraries, and Kevin
Stokes, Chief Information Officer)
8:35 PM (30 minutes)
c. FY 2018 Budget (Andrew Bott and Mary Ellen Dunn)
9:05 PM (5 minutes)
11. NEW BUSINESS
9:10 PM (30 minutes)
12. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
For Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining (Brookline Educators Union-Units A, B, and Paraprofessionals)
13. ADJOURNMENT