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Boston School Committee remote meeting

The Boston School Committee will hold a remote meeting on November 18 at 4:30 p.m.

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The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. 4:30 p.m. Executive Session
    1. Pledge of Allegiance
    2. Roll Call
    3. Executive Session: The Boston School Committee will meet at the date, time, and place listed above.

    The School Committee will immediately adjourn to an executive session to discuss the following: -Collective bargaining strategy related to the Boston Association of School Administrators and Supervisors (BASAS); and

    -An open meeting law complaint brought against the School Committee on 10/22/20 by Lauren Trimble regarding an allegation that sending text messages during an open meeting on 10/21/2020 may have been a violation of the open meeting law.

  2. 5 p.m. Public Meeting

    4. Election of Officers

    5. Approval of Meeting Minutes: October 21, 2020

    6. Superintendent's Report

    7. General Public Comment

    8. Action Item

  3. Grants for Approval Totaling $8,523,329
    Amount FY Grant Name Status Fund Manager Representative Relationship to Grant Focus Area(s) Sites

    $702,200

    2021

    21st Century Community Learning Centers– Continuation

    Continuation

    Kenyia Elisa-

    McLaren

     Project Manager

    Extended Learning Time

    Frederick, Edison, Gardner, Hennigan, BINCA

    $173,866

    2021

    21st Century Community Learning Centers – Exemplary

    Continuation

    Kenyia Elisa-

    McLaren

     Project Manager

    Extended Learning Time

    Eliot Innovation School

    $354,705

    2021

    Comprehensive Behavioral Health Model (CBHM)

    New

    Andria Amador

    Senior Director of Behavioral Health Service

    Health and Wellness

    ~78 Sites

    $20,000

    2021

    Early College Support

    New

    Morgan Soares

    Business, Grants, and Partnership Manager

    College and Career

    Readiness

    Charlestown High School

     

      $6,215,000

     

    2021

    EPA: Reduction in Lead Exposure Via Drinking Water

    New

    Katherine H. Walsh

    Sustainability & Environmental Resources Manager

    Sustainability and Environmental Resources

    87 Sites

     

    $25,000

     

    2021

    Innovation Pathways Planning - Dearborn

    New

    Kristen Almquist

    Director of Early College and Career Pathways

    College and Career

    Readiness

    Dearborn STEM Academy

     

    $15,000

     

    2021

    Innovation Pathways Planning - Excel

    New

    Tracey Kimsey

    Director of Work-Based Learning and Partnerships

    College and Career

    Readiness

    Excel High School

    $808,911

    2021

    Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC)

    Continuation

    Halona Mui

    Accounting Unit Leader

    College and Career

    Readiness

    East Boston, English, CASH, Excel, Madison Park, O'Bryant

    $30,000

    2021

    MASSGrad Promising Practices

    New

    Amilcar Silva

    Headmaster

    College and Career

    Readiness

    Burke

    $178,647

    2021

    Teacher Diversification Pilot Program

    Continuation

    Ceronne B. Daly

    Managing Director

    Educator Effectiveness

    Districtwide

  4. Continued agenda

    9. Reports

    • Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Boston School Committee and the Boston Association of School Administrators and Supervisors (BASAS)
    • Office of Human Capital Annual Hiring Update

    10. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)

    11. New Business

    12. Adjourn