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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 roll call vote to convene in Executive Session at 9:32 P.M. for the purpose of matters pertaining to Personnel and Negotiations, as set forth in Section 23B of G.L. Ch. 39.

              Roll Call

Yes

No

Dr. Louis Jurist

Mr. Jeff Dieffenbach

X

X

 

Mr. Malcolm Astley

Mrs. Deb Cohen

Mrs. Barb Fletcher

X

X

X

 

The Chair announced that the Committee would reconvene in Open Session immediately following the adjournment of the Executive Session for adjournment purposes only.

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