March 3, 2021
BROCKTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE
George M. Romm Little Theatre, BHS
March 2, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Welcome to an open meeting of the School Committee. This is the agenda that will be discussed this evening. Please note that Hearing of Visitors is included. If you have a statement or question, please give your name to the secretary.
Temporarily Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A sec. 20. Pursuant to the Order, public bodies are temporarily relieved from the Open Meeting Law’s requirement that meetings be held in public places, open and physically accessible to the public, so long as measures are taken to ensure public access to the bodies' deliberations "through adequate, alternative means."
This meeting will be held and will be accessible to the public via Brockton Community Access, Brockton Public Schools website, www.bpsma.org, YouTube and Comcast channel 98.
The public can access this meeting via this link: www.youtube.com/TheBrocktonChannels
I. CALLING OF MEETING TO ORDER/ESTABLISHING A QUORUM/FLAG SALUTE
II. HEARING OF VISITORS PAGE
III. CONSENT AGENDA
A. Approval of Bid Review Subcommittee Meeting Report Enc. #1 1-2
B. Authorization to Submit Application for Gateway City Grants for High Quality, Enc. #2 3
Intensive English Language Learning Programs — All Levels
C. Authorization to Submit Application for Grants for High Quality, Intensive English Enc. #3 4
Language Learning Programs — All Levels
D. Approval of The Annette M. Roy Memorial Scholarship Enc. #4 5-6
E. Approval of The Carl L. Springhetti Memorial Scholarship Enc. #5 7-8
F. Acceptance of Notification: Personnel Appointments: Certified Enc. #6 9-10
F. Acceptance of Notification: Personnel Appointments: Non-Certified Enc. #7 11-13
G. Acceptance of Notification: Personnel Actions-Leaves of Absence, Resignations, Retirements Enc. #8 14-15
IV. REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
A. Learning and Teaching Enc. #9 16
· Report of Hybrid Opening Return Update
· Director of Special Education, Ms. Laurie Mason – Students with Disabilities Return Update
· Director of School Registration, Ms. Márcia Andrade Serpa - K Registration Information and
Online Registration System
· Promise High School Presentation – Dr. Kelly Silva, Dr. Michael Robinson, Ms. Sharon Wolder
· Presentation of Fine Arts Programs – Ms. Sarah Richards, Mr. Michael Smith,
Mr. Matthew Cunningham, Mr. Robert Hogan, Mr. Kevin Kardel
B. Approval of the New Brockton Public Schools Logo Enc. #10 17-18
C. Discussion of the Eldon B. Keith Memorial Field Enc. #11 19
D. Items to Refer to Subcommittee Enc. #12 20
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
VI. NEW BUSINESS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
School Committee will go into Executive Session: Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 21(a)(3), to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining, Brockton Education Association (BEA), Brockton Education Paraprofessional Association (BEPA), Monitor Teacher Assistant’s (MTA’s), Independent Brockton Administrative Assistants, Technical Employees Association (IBAA and TEA), Brockton Food Service Association, SEIU Local 888.