m April 13, 2010

Minutes - Wayland School Committee
Regular Session   April 13, 2010  

A Regular Session of the Wayland School Committee was held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at 7:00 P.M. at the Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Present were:
Dr. Louis Jurist, Chair
Mr. Jeff Dieffenbach, Vice Chair
Mr. Malcolm Astley
Mrs. Deb Cohen, Esq.
Mrs. Barb Fletcher

Also:
Dr. Gary A. Burton
Superintendent of Schools

Mr. Brad J. Crozier
Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Marlene M. Dodyk
Director of Student Services

Ms. Mabel Reid-Wallace
METCO Director

Chair Louis Jurist convened the regular meeting at 7:20 P.M.

1. Introductions
The School Committee introduced themselves to the attendees.

2. METCO Program Review:
Ms. Mabel Reid-Wallace, METCO Director, presented her annual program review.
• Gave an overview of enrollment, staffing, programs offered throughout the district
• Discussed issues with regard to selecting the appropriate course level for students and how METCO students perform
• Reviewed professional development activities
• Presented overview of METCO budget and reductions
• Explained lobbying strategy and fundraising efforts, including the METCO, Inc. Continuation Fundraiser
• Answered questions

3. RFP for Administrative and Support Staff Review:
Mrs. Fletcher presented the revised draft of the RFP.
• The Committee discussed the scope of the review and timing of the study.
• The Committee will finish the RFP and give it to the petitioners.

4. Executive Session:
Upon a motion duly made by Mr. Dieffenbach, seconded by Mrs. Fletcher, the Committee voted unanimously
(5-0) in a vote to convene in Executive Session at 9:32 P.M. to discuss strategy pertaining to negotiations with the Non-Union Administrators, as set forth in Section 23(B)(3) of M.G.L. Ch. 39. The School Committee agreed that discussion regarding the non-union negotiations would be in Executive Session, as conducting these discussions in open session will have a detrimental effect on the School Committee’s negotiating position.

5. Adjournment:
Upon a motion by Mr. Dieffenbach, seconded by Mr. Astley, the Committee voted unanimously (5-0) to adjourn the Regular Session at 9:52 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Gary A. Burton, Clerk
Wayland School Committee

 

Amended as of June 6, 2011