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MINUTES
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING
June 10, 2020
5:30 p.m. 

Committee Members Present:  Chair: Pia Holmes; Staci Fortunato, Kati McCormick 

Board Members Present:  Edward Hastings, Kevin Lamoreau, Amanda Olson 

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Troy Alexander, Teresa Beaudoin, Nick Gannon, Heather Gauthier, Sarah Landry, Monique Roy, Kim Silsby, Theresa Violette 

 

                 1.  Initiating application for Emergency Medical Technician program at CATC 

Nick Gannon, Director of CATC, said he would like to start the new Emergency Medical Technician program in the fall of 2021.  It is essentially Part II of the Fire Fighter Program.  He is seeking board approval to initiate the application process.  Motion by Staci Fortunato to initiate the application process for an EMT program at CATC and move it to the board for approval, second by Kati McCormick, so moved 3-0. 

                 2.  WIDA Access results 

Donna Madore, Assistant Superintendent, gave an overview of WIDA Access results.  WIDA is a state assessment which is federally mandated on an annual basis for students in grades K-12.  The results are used as to where to place students in the ELL Program. Once students reach a 4.5 proficiency level, they can exit the program.  Eight students in grades K-6 and six students in grades 7-12 reached a proficiency level of 4.5 and were exited from the program.  Once students are exited they are monitored for two years.  Success of the program shows in the growth students have made. 

                       A.  Access for ELLS English Language Proficiency Test - Introduction

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                       B.  Access Results K-6

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                       C. Access Results 7-12

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                       D.  WIDA Access for ELLs English Language Proficiency Test

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Meeting adjourned at 6:09 p.m.