AGENDA
WOONSOCKET SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019
5:30 PM - CLOSED SESSION
7:00 PM – OPEN SESSION
WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL
HAMLET BUILDING - 60 FLORENCE DRIVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
The School Committee may vote on all items listed on this agenda.
Call to Order
The Committee may seek to go into executive session to discuss (a) collective bargaining with the Woonsocket Teachers’ Guild, in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(2) and (b) anticipated litigation and possible settlement agreement with an administrator in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(2).
Moment of Silence
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
GOOD AND WELFARE – Pothier Citizens Campus and Public Comment
RECOGNITIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS – Superintendent Patrick McGee
● Louis R. Leveillee’s Donation
● Don’t Quit Grant
● RI Schools Recycling Club
● National/RI Honor Society Induction Ceremony
● Senior Launch Day
● WHS AP English Class
● WHS Graduation
● WHS Music Awards Night
● WHS Sports Awards Night
● WACTC Awards Night
● WHS Collage Concert
● Civics Day
● Physical Education Family Night
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: May 08, 2019 Open Session Minutes
CONSENT AGENDA
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1. Personnel Actions
○ Certified Appointments/Non-Certified Appointments
○ Non-Renewals/Terminations
○ Rescissions of Non-Renewals
2. Purchases/Transfers
3. Field Trip/Conference Requests
○ SkillsUSA National Conference/Louisville, KY/WACTC Students, Instructors & Chaperones/Funded by Perkins Grant, Rotary Club of Woonsocket, Stop & Shop, & SkillsUSA of RI
4. Homeschooling Requests
END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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COMMUNICATIONS
● None.
SCHOOL COMMITTEE REPORTS
● Health and Wellness Subcommittee - D. Burke, E. Nadeau
● Facilities Subcommittee - P. Bourget
CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
● Financial Update - B. Peryea
● Website Update - A. Notarianni
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on the Transgender Policy - 2nd Passage - L. Kapiskas
2. Discussion/Approval on the Middle School Handbook - 2nd Passage - P McGee
3. Discussion/Approval on the Elementary Handbook - 2nd Passage - P. McGee
NEW BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval to issue decision approving or rejecting tentative agreements with the Teachers and Paraprofessionals of the Woonsocket Teachers’ Guild.
2. Discussion/Approval on the High School Handbook - 1st Passage - P. McGee
3. Discussion/Approval on Bid #19-11: School Food Service Program - P. McGee
4. Discussion/Approval on the amendments to the Special Education Local Advisory Committee (SELAC) Bylaws - L. Kapiskas
5. Discussion/Approval on the Chief Operating Officer’s contract - P. McGee
6. Discussion on Policy Development: School Lunch Program Payments - P. Bourget
7. Discussion on Policy Development: Field Trips - P. Bourget
8. Discussion/Approval to non-renew the employment contracts of certain teachers for reasons of fiscal exigency and/or consolidation/reorganization - P. McGee
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
● Coverage for end of year activities
● Middle School RICAS
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For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired (i.e., readers/captioners, etc.), please contact Office of Superintendent three days prior to the meeting at (401) 767-4608; or by the Tuesday prior to the meeting, or call 1-800-745-5555 (TTY), 1-800-745-6575 (Voice). This agenda will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. Any changes to this agenda will be posted on the Woonsocket Education Department website at www.woonsocketschools.com, McFee Administration Building, Woonsocket Middle School, WACTC, City Hall, and Harris Library and will be electronically filed with the Secretary of State at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The Woonsocket Education Department does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, or disability. Posted on May 17, 2019.

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