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Meeting Type: Regular Board of Education Meeting
Location: Walsh Intermediate School
Date: 6/18/2008 7:30:00 PM


**This meeting will be videotaped**                                   Next Meeting:  August 20, 2008


            WEDNESDAY                                                Walsh Intermediate School

                                                                        Faculty Lounge

                                                                        185 Damascus Road

            June 18, 2008                                    Branford, CT                                                                                    

7:00 P.M.  Board of Education’s Retirees’ Reception:

                Julie Amann, Pupil Services Secretary, Walsh Intermediate School

                Virginia Baltay, Grade 7 Teacher, Walsh Intermediate School

                Kathleen Bennetto, Grade 3 Teacher, Mary R. Tisko School

                Sharon E. Cassone, French/Spanish Teacher, Branford High School

                Linda Chipkin, Coordinator of Related Services, Early Years Center

                Paula DeSerio, Board & Facilities Secretary, Central Office

                Mary Donaruma, Grade 8 Teacher, Walsh Intermediate School

                Ann Goldfinger, Grade 4 Teacher, Mary R. Tisko School

                Dr. Edmund Higgins, Principal, Branford High School

                James Mackara, Grade 5 Special Education Teacher, Walsh Intermediate School

                Nicholas J. Rinaldi, Math Teacher, Branford High School

                Martha L. Zimmerman, Grade 8 Language Arts Teacher, Walsh Intermediate School

                Linda H. Zonana, Social Worker, Mary T. Murphy School           

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

                  A.   Branford’s Retirees

       VI.        Presentation: 

A.       CABE Student Leadership Awards (Genna Waldvogel & Cory J. Loftis)

B.      BHS Yearbook

       VII.      Public Participation

            VIII.      Superintendent’s Report      

            IX.        Student Representatives’ Report:

X.         Committee Reports:  [NO COMMITTEE MEETINGS IN JULY.]

      A.  Personnel & Finance Committee.  Next scheduled meeting:

        Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 6:30P.M., Walsh Intermediate

Faculty Lounge.

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

Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 6:30 PM., Walsh Intermediate Faculty Lounge.

      XI.        CONSENT AGENDA   

                  A. Personnel 

                       1.  Appointments

                       a.  Assistant Principal—Branford High School (if ready)

                       b.  Coordinator of Related Services—Early Years Center (if ready)

                       c.  Nurse—Mary R. Tisko School

                       2.  Resignations

                       a.  0.5 Reading Teacher—Mary T. Murphy School

                  B.  Budget Transfer

C.         2008-09 Tuition   

      XII.       DISCUSSION/ ACTION                                                               Policy Reference

                  A.  2008/09 Chartwells Contract Amendment                                 3310

                  B.  Second Reading:

No. 4118.231, 4218.231—Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco  4118.231/4218.231

No. 5131.6 Drugs/Alcohol and Tobacco                                    5131.6

C.      Naming of Early Years Center                                      1360

D.      Board Approval of School Lunch Research Proposal  6141.11/6162.51

E.      Central Office Salaries                                                            3324.1               

XIII.          Board Reports – ACES & CABE Representatives, and Early Childhood/Discovery

XIV.         Information Items