DATE POSTED: February 22, 2024
REGULAR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Salem School Committee will hold a Regular School Committee meeting on February 26, 2024 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: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83614671186?pwd=_FC2GlBfr8vkQYvmg0tE-kE0Q5Y_Rw...
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.
The members of the School Committee would like to remind the public that Salem Public School students regularly attend School Committee meetings. We encourage all meeting participants to model respectful and productive public discourse for our young learners.
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 following link to sign up and submit your comment electronically: https://forms.gle/EXhWBdWH8A1VJY857. 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 February 5, 2024
B. Approval of Warrants: 2/8/24 - $240,597.58; 2/15/24 - $602,897.47; 2/22/24 - $420,605.38
C. Approval of Salem High School CTE to Keene State College, Keene, NH on March 22, 2024
IV. Public Comment
See above instructions for participating in public comment.
V. Moment of Silence
VI. Superintendent’s Report
Superintendent’s Evaluation (Strategy 2.3)
New Liberty Program of Study (Strategy 1.4)
Chronic Absenteeism discussion (Strategy 3.2)
VII. Student Representative Report
VIII. Action Items: Old Business
IX. Action Items: New Business
A. Deliberation and vote on approval of Superintendent’s evaluation.
B. Deliberation and vote on Superintendent’s annual goals
C. Deliberation and vote on 2024-2025 enrollment targets for student assignment
D. Deliberation and vote on New Liberty Program of Study
E. Deliberation and vote to authorize Superintendent to file a Statement of Interest with MSBA for the Bates Elementary School
F. Deliberation and vote on Carlton Innovation School SY 24-25 calendar
X. Finance & Operations Report
XI. Subcommittee Reports
A. Policies for first reading
Policy 5416 Use of Physical Restraint
Policy 2107 Decisions in Absence of Committee Policy
Policy 2108 Publication of School Committee Rules and Regulations
Relative to the Conduct of Teachers and Students
B. Policies for second reading
Policy 2102 Organization
Policy 2103 Qualifications, Duties and Responsibilities
C. Policy with no substantial changes
Policy 2106 Policy Implementation
XII. School Committee Concerns and Resolutions
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.”