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Concord and Concord-Carlisle School Committees Joint Meeting (A)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Ripley Building Conference Room 1
Ripley Building
6:30 PM School Committee Meeting

NOVEMBER 12, 2013

The listings of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair, which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

6:00 PM
        I.      Call to Order
                The Concord and Concord-Carlisle School Committees will enter into Executive Session under Purpose 2 of the Open Meeting Law: Strategy session in preparation for contract negotiations with Superintendent Diana Rigby and return to Open Session at approximately 6:30 PM

        II.     Reading of the Minutes
                A.      Jt. Meetings – 10/8/13, 10/16/13

        III.    Action Item
                A.      Vote to approve the reappointment of Diana Rigby as Superintendent of
                        Schools for a period of three years subject to the terms of an employment
                        agreement to be entered into by her and the School Committees and to
                        authorize the Chairs of the two Committees to sign said agreement.

        IV.     Issues for Discussion
                A.      District response for November 14 Finance Committee meeting
        V.      Correspondence
                A.      Letter from MSBA

        VI.     Chairs Report

        VII.    Recognitions
                A.      Alcott: Tim Gaudreau for the school-wide Turkey Trot
                B.      Thoreau: New Educator Evaluation Training Team – Joyce Carter, Laurie Link,     
                        Susan   Erickson, Sue Howard, Tara Venuti, Jacqui McKenna, Alyssa Walsh,        
                        Mehrnoosh Watson, Nancy Peterson
                C.      Willard: Supervision & Evaluation Training Team Susan Chafe, Laurie Penney, Genoveva Matheus, Barb Magee, Sharon Hehn, Kim Coffin and Library Media
                        Specialist Erica Josselyn
                D.      CMS: Principal James Lin & counseling staff Matt Cadigan, Christine Cunningham,         Kim Cyr, Kari Patterson, Kiyomi Edwards

        VIII.   Reports & Issues for Discussion
                A.      CMS Presentation on Integrated Technology, grades 6–7:  Lynne Beattie

        IX.     Action Items
                A.      Vote to accept grant award from MA Agriculture in the Classroom:                ATT     A
                        Integrated Preschool

        X.      Old Business
                A.      November 7 Presentation for Public Hearing Article #1 – Knox Trail

        XI.     Superintendent’s Report
                A.      Implementation of New Educator Evaluation System
                B.      Thoreau Principal Search
                B.      November 24, 2013 – Reception for Michael Goodwin, CCHS teacher

        XII.    Citizens’ Comments
                The School Committees encourage citizens to participate by commenting on agenda

        XIII.   Adjournment
                The Committee’s targeted ending time for Open Session is no later than 9:30 PM.

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