AGENDA
WOONSOCKET SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019
6:00 - PM CLOSED SESSION
7:00 PM – OPEN SESSION
WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL
HAMLET BUILDING - 60 FLORENCE DRIVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
The School Committee may vote on all items listed on this agenda.
Call to Order
The School Committee may seek to convene in Closed Session for the purpose of discussing the job performance of a Teacher, in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws §42-46-5(a)(1).
Moment of Silence
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
GOOD AND WELFARE – Public Comment
RECOGNITIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS – Superintendent Patrick McGee
● None.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: June 12, 2019 Open Session Minutes
CONSENT AGENDA
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1. Personnel Actions
○ Certified Appointments/Non-Certified Appointments
○ Rescissions of Non-Renewals
2. Purchases/Transfers
3. Field Trip/Conference Requests
○ PLTW CyberSecurity Core Training/Worcester, MA/WACTC Teacher/Perkins
○ International Institute for Restorative Practices Restoring Community Conference/Bethlehem, PA/Teachers, Behavioral Interventionists, Social Workers/Funded by Project AWARE
4. Homeschooling Requests
END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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COMMUNICATIONS
● Overview of the ELO Program - P. McGee
● Health Equity Zone Presentation - P. McGee
SCHOOL COMMITTEE REPORTS
● None.
CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
● None.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on Bid #19-11: School Food Service Program - P. McGee
2. Discussion/Approval on the revisions to the Parent Involvement Policy - P. McGee
3. Discussion/Approval on the Rhode Island Student Survey - P. McGee
NEW BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on the appointment of the Director of Curriculum - P. McGee
2. Discussion/Approval on the Highlander Institute Blended Learning Grant - P. McGee
3. Discussion/Approval on Bid #19-13: Before and After School Care - P. McGee
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
● None.
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For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired (i.e., readers/captioners, etc.), please contact Office of Superintendent three days prior to the meeting at (401) 767-4608; or by the Tuesday prior to the meeting, or call 1-800-745-5555 (TTY), 1-800-745-6575 (Voice). This agenda will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. Any changes to this agenda will be posted on the Woonsocket Education Department website at www.woonsocketschools.com, McFee Administration Building, Woonsocket Middle School, WACTC, City Hall, and Harris Library and will be electronically filed with the Secretary of State at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The Woonsocket Education Department does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, or disability. Posted on June 21, 2019.

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