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Meeting Type: Regular Board of Education Meeting
Location: Walsh Intermediate School
Date: 5/21/2008 7:30:00 PM


**This meeting will be videotaped**              Next Meeting:  June 18, 2008


            WEDNESDAY                                                Walsh Intermediate School

                                                                        Faculty Lounge

                                                                        185 Damascus Road

            May 21, 2008                         Branford, CT 06405


                                    REGULAR MEETING

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: BHS Physics Team

VI.                Presentation:  A Trip to England, Scotland & Ireland (C. Roding, BHS)

      VII.       Public Participation                                           

VIII.     Superintendent’s Report

IX.        Student Representatives’ Report  (Taryn Mockus & Brendan Reardon)

      X.         Committee Reports:

A.  Personnel & Finance Committee.  Next scheduled meeting:

      Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 6:30P.M.,

      Walsh Intermediate Faculty Lounge.

B.     Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century.  Next scheduled meeting: 

Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 6:30 P.M.,

      Walsh Intermediate School Faculty Lounge.

     XI.        Consent Agenda:   

                  A. PERSONNEL

                     1.   Appointment

                     a.   Chief Technology Officer (Systemwide)

                     2.   Resignation

                     a.   Science Teacher, BHS

                     b.   0.4 Speech & Language Pathologist, BHS

                     3.   Retirement

                     a.   Grade 4, Mary R. Tisko School

                     b.   Social Worker, Mary T. Murphy School

                     c.    French/Spanish Teacher, BHS

                  B. Budget Transfer       


     XII.       DISCUSSION/ ACTION                                                       Policy Reference 

A.      First Reading—Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco       4118.231, 4218.231

and Drugs/Alcohol and Tobacco Policies                         5131.6

B.     Peace Jam Field Trip Request to Los Angeles, CA         6153

C.     Appointment of Teacher Negotiations Team                   9133

D.     Board of Education Retreat                                                            9240

E.     2008-09 Education Budget                                                  3310


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

                  Childhood Collaborative

      XIV.     Information Items