October 10, 2017

UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION                         October 10, 2017

 

CALL TO ORDER

     The meeting was called to order by A. Estell at 6:37 p.m.

 

PRESENT

  1. A. Estell, A. Blank, H. Bradway, L. Roberts, J. Garden,  J. Reardon, Supt., S. Jackopsic, Prin., L. MacPherson, recording secretary. Not in attendance: J. Petersen

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. H. Bradway made a motion to approve the minutes from Sept. 12 & 26, 2017.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved.

 

INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

  1. None

 

COMMUNICATIONS

  1. None

 

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

  1. Superintendent’s Report  Joe reported that all the residency issues have been resolved with good outcomes.  2017-2018 meeting dates were distributed for the Woodstock Academy Board of Trustees and EASTCONN Executive Committee. 
  2. Principal’s Report  Steve discussed the Strategic Plan, science implementation, foreign language, social studies & math enrichment updates with the Board.  We will be able to use Woodstock’s kiln for clay art projects.  We will be having a coffee conversation on October 24, session in a.m. & also p.m. on that day.  Grades 3 & 4 will be going to the Over 50’s Club.  Dance this Friday, Fall Festival this Saturday.  Smarter Balanced individual student test scores will be going home soon.  Test scores in ELA and math were both above state averages.    

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS 

 

  1. Curriculum   Included in the Strategic Plan
  2. Communications  no communications
  3. Transportation  few bus issues have been addressed
  4. Personnel  no new personnel info
  5. Building  The contract has been signed to install solar panels at the school

    

FINANCIAL REPORT

  1. Review the bills. Andrea & Joe reviewed the bills & everything was in order.     

 

  1. 2017-2018 Budget so far is on track with a few savings with tuition & P.E. teacher.  We should have a draft of 2017-18 Budget by mid-December.

 

 

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OLD BUSINESS

  1. EASTCONN health insurance cooperative  This is ongoing communication with EASTCONN
  2. Strategic plan discussion Board discussed the meeting that took place today at 3:15 p.m.

                                               

 

NEW BUSINESS

             No new business

 

INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

          None

 

ADJOURNMENT

     Motion by A. Blank to adjourn at 7:45 p.m. Seconded. Passed unanimously.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

Linda MacPherson, Recording Secretary