Salem School Committee-Regular School Committee Meeting- March 20, 2023
Salem School Committee-Regular School Committee Meeting- March 20, 2023 - 7:00pm
DATE POSTED: March 16, 2023
REGULAR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Salem School Committee will hold a Regular School Committee meeting on March 20, 2023 at 7:00p.m. This meeting will take place in person at 29 Highland Ave., Rm. 227, Salem, MA. You can also join via Zoom using the link below.
Zoom Link to participate:
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. Live Spanish Interpretation.
Spanish language interpretation is now provided for all regular School Committee meetings. To listen to this meeting with Spanish language interpretation, please see instructions below:
1. Click Interpretation .
2. Click Spanish
3. (Optional) To hear the interpreted language only, click Mute Original Audio.
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/kDxMKoE9Crc6Nuuf6. 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 Krista Perry 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. Approval of minutes of Regular SC meeting held on March 6, 2023
B. Approval of Warrants: 3/9/2023 - $206,045.33; 3/16/2023 - $365,236.54
C. Approval of Salem High School JROTC field trip to the Newport Naval Station in Newport, R.I. from 6/26/23 to 6/30/23
D. Approval of Salem High School field trip to Washington, DC from 5/22/23 to 5/23/23
IV. Public Comment
See above instructions for participating in public comment.
V. Student Showcase - Salem High School
VI. Superintendent’s Report
Update on SPS translation and interpretation services
VII. Student Representative Report
VIII. Action Items: Old Business
IX. Action Items: New Business
Deliberation & vote on approval of the SY23-24 Bentley Academy Innovation School calendar (proposing to follow the SPS majority calendar)
Deliberation and vote on approval of Salem Public Schools’ donation of surplus Eureka math materials to the Northshore Education Consortium
X. Finance & Operations Report
XI. Subcommittee Reports
Policies for first reading:
Policy 1700 - School Parent Associations - no substantial changes
Policy 1701 - Parent Involvement - for deletion
Policy 5103 - Controlled Choice Student Assignment
Policies for second reading:
Policy 5602 - Hall of Fame
Policy 1507.01 - Public Complaints
Policy 1507.02 - Public Complaints - for deletion
Policy 1507.03 - Public Complaints - for deletion
Policy 1505 - Parent Information Center - for deletion
XII. School Committee Concerns and Resolutions
XIII. Move to enter executive session NOT to return to open session to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining.
Respectfully submitted by,
Executive Assistant to the School Committee & Superintendent
“Persons requiring auxiliary aids and services for effective communication such as sign language interpreter, an assistive listening device, or print material in digital format or a reasonable modification in programs, services, policies, or activities, may contact the City of Salem ADA Coordinator at (978) 619-5630 as soon as possible and not less than 2 business days before the meeting, program, or event.”