CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING
August 15, 2018
Committee Members Present: Chair: Pia Holmes; Jason Bersani
Committee Member Absent: Tom Connors
Board Members Present: Edward Hastings, Jennifer Dumond
Administrators Present: James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Kathy Casparius, Troy Alexander, Theresa Beaudoin, Heather Gauthier, Sarah Landry, Jan Rollins, Kim Silsby, Theresa Violette
Donna Madore, Assistant Superintendent, answered questions committee member Holmes submitted for clarification, review and further discussion regarding elementary literacy data; school survey data; professional development survey; chronic absenteeism; and student behavior. Member Holmes asked that next year the school culture survey be broken up by elementary, middle and high schools.
1. School Culture Survey Results
Ms. Madore said administrators met and discussed school culture survey results. The numbers are positive and up from previous years. They use the data to identify areas that need to be addressed. The surveys are worth doing because it makes people feel their input matters.
2. Professional Development Survey
Ms. Madore said because the ASD receives federal grants, a professional development survey is required. She said survey results help determine what training is needed.
Items 3 through 6 were tabled till the next meeting in September.
Meeting adjourned at 6:34 p.m.
3. Student Attendance Report
4. Student Behavior Report
5. Bullying Report
6. Student Truancy Report