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Meeting Type: Regular Board of Education Meeting
Location: Walsh Intermediate School
Date: 9/19/2007 7:30:00 PM



**This meeting will be videotaped**                  Next Meeting:  October 17, 2007

            WEDNESDAY                                                Walsh Intermediate School

                                                                        Faculty Lounge

                                                                        185 Damascus Road

            September  19, 2007                         Branford, CT


7:30 P.M. Regular Board of Education Meeting


I.                    Call to Order

II.                  Agenda Changes

III.                Approval of Minutes

IV.                Communications

       V.        Honors & Tributes: Helen Elperina--Teacher of the Year

       VI:        Presentations: 

A.   High School Security Program

     (BHS Principal Dr. Higgins, Det. Washington and

     Officer De Goursey, Branford Police Department)            

       VII.      Public Participation                                              

VIII.      Superintendent’s Report

 IX.       Student Representatives’ Report:

 X.        Committee Reports:

A.  Personnel & Finance Committee.  Next scheduled meeting:

      Wednesday, October 3, 2007, 6:30P.M., Walsh Intermediate

Faculty  Lounge.

B.      Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century.  No October T&L Meeting.

      Next scheduled meeting:  Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 6:30 P.M.,

      Walsh Intermediate School Faculty Lounge.

C.      Communication Committee.  No October Communication Committee meeting. Next scheduled meeting: Wednesday, November  14, 2007, 8:00 P.M., Walsh Intermediate School Faculty Lounge.

D.      Special Regular Board of Education Meeting. Wednesday, October 10, 2007,  7:30 P.M., Walsh Intermediate School Faculty Lounge.


        XI.            Consent Agenda:   

                   A. PERSONNEL

                  1.   Retirement:

                         Branford High School Principal

                        Walsh Intermediate School Grade 7 Teacher

                  B.  Budget Transfer


       XII.     DISCUSSION/ ACTION                                                        Policy Reference        

A.   Murphy School Parking Area                                                               3510

B.   Board Approval of Walsh Dance Team Field Trip                                    6153

C.   Board Approval of Special Friends “Primary Project” Grant                      3324.1

D.   Board Approval of New BHS Bank Accounts                                         3453

E.   Board  Approval of BHS Student Survey                                                5156    

F.   Board  Approval of BHS Grade Weighting                                              5121

G.  1st Reading of Policy # 5114 Students Removal/Suspension/Expulsion


      XIII.      Board Reports – ACES & CABE Representatives, and Branford  Early Childhood Collaborative

     XIV.       Information Items:

      XV.       Executive Session