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MINUTES

CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING

August 15, 2018

5:30 p.m.

 

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

          A.  Student

                    Attachment 1

          B.  Parent

                    Attachment 2

          C.  Staff

                    Attachment 3

 

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

          Attachment 4

 

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

          Attachment 5

 

4.  Student Behavior Report

          Attachment 6

 

5.  Bullying Report

          Attachment 7

 

6.  Student Truancy Report

          Attachment 8