SALEM SCHOOL COMMITTEE
June 17, 2021
REGULAR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING ON JUNE 21, 2021
Notice is hereby given that the Salem School Committee will hold a Regular School Committee meeting on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. This is an on-line Zoom meeting.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
I. Call of Meeting to Order
a. Summary of Public Participation Policy (SC Policy #6409).
Read aloud: The Salem School Committee would like to hear from the public on issues that affect the school district and are within the scope of the Committee’s responsibilities. Spanish interpretation is available for anyone who needs it.
b. Request for Spanish Interpretation.
Should any member of the public need Spanish interpretation in order to participate in the meeting, please click on the below link (no later than 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting to request Spanish interpretation): https://forms.gle/JcL1krHCwQWMhyyE6.
c. Instructions for Participating in Public Comment
Should any member of the Salem community wish to participate in public comment during this meeting, please click on the below link to sign up and submit your comment electronically:https://forms.gle/n7UtuUA4qC3eod3g6. A district staff member will be compiling all comments which will be shared with members prior to the end of the public meeting. Comments will also be summarized in the meeting minutes. Please contact Nancy Weiss at email@example.com or 617-285-7567 with any questions or to report any technical difficulties you experience.
II. Approval of Agenda
III. Approval of Consent Agenda
a. Minutes of the Regular School Committee meeting held on June 7, 2021
b. Approval of Warrant: 6/10/2021 in the amount of $385,594.97 and 6/17/2021 in the amount of $488,739.83.
IV. Public Comment
Please see above for instructions on participating in public comment.
V. Report from the Student Representative – Duncan Mayer/Hawa Hamidou Tabayi.
VI. Educator’s Showcase
VII. Superintendent’s Report
a. Pre-K Update
b. Summer Work Update
c. Salem Teachers Union Contract
d. Transportation Update
e. Salem High School Redesign Draft Plan
f. District Safety Committee Update
VIII. Action Items: Old Business
a. Deliberation and vote on the New Liberty Innovation School Plan
IX. Action Items: New Business
a. The School Committee votes to ratify the Teacher Memorandum of Agreement between the Salem Teachers Union and the Salem School Committee for the 2020-21 school year.
b. The School Committee votes to ratify the Teacher Memorandum of Agreement between the Salem Teachers Union and the Salem School Committee for the 2021-24 school years.
c. The School Committee votes to ratify the Paraprofessionals and Support Staff Memorandum of Agreement between the Salem Teachers Union and the Salem School Committee for the 2020-21 school year.
d. The School Committee votes to ratify the Paraprofessionals and Support Staff Memorandum of Agreement between the Salem Teachers Union and the Salem School Committee for the 2021-24 school years.
e. Deliberation and vote on Salem High School Golf Team Out of State Field Trip to Orlando, Florida August 25-30, 2021.
f. Discussion on the Open Meeting Law and Remote Meeting Format
X. Finance Report
XI. Subcommittee Reports
a. Policy Subcommittee=
i. Policies for First Reading
4109 Leaves of Absence
5405 Interrogations and Searches
5406 Student Demonstrations and Strikes
5407 Corporal Punishment
5408 Student Discipline
5408.01 Discipline of Students with Disabilities
5408.02 Exclusion for Non-School Related Concerns
5409 School Bus
5410 Harassment and Violence
5413 School Property
5415 Bomb Threats
5416 Use of Physical Restraint
5501 Responsible Use of Technology
5702 Availability of In School Programs for Pregnant Students
5703 Immunizations of Students
5705 Child Abuse and Neglect
5706 Communicable Diseases
5707 Student Physicals
ii. Policies for Second Reading
4110 Harassment and Violence
4120 Responsible Use of Technology
4201 Position Control
4203 Teachers’ Review of Student Files
4204 Employee Evaluation
4205 Professional Growth and Development for Staff
4301 Support Staff Positions
4302 Bus Drivers
iii. Policies for Third Reading
5101 School Age and Attendance
5102.01 Enrollment of Non-Resident Students/School Choice
b. Equity & Inclusion Subcommittee
i. Deliberation and vote on the recommended Equity Statement
XII. School Committee Concerns and Resolutions
Respectfully submitted by,
Nancy A. Weiss
Executive Assistant to the School Committee & the Superintendent
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