Board of Education Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of the month (unless otherwise noted) and are held at the Shepaug Valley School library.  Agenda, general topics, and minutes / videos can be found in the archive below.


Date

Topics
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May 21, 2018
Education Meeting 
 
  • Discussion of 2018-2019 school district budget
  • Adopt amended 2018-2019 school district budget
  • Call district meeting date for June 4, 2018 with possible referendum on June 5, 2018
  • Update on Goals
  • AgSTEM Update

Agenda
Minutes
Video

May 17, 2018
Special Meeting 


  • Discussion on 2018-2019 school district budget
  • Adopt amended 2018-2019 school district budget
  • Call District Meeting date for June 4, 2018 and possible referendum date on June 5, 2018
 
Agenda
Minutes
Video



May 14, 2018
Retreat 

 
  • Discussion regarding 2018-2019 school year priorities.

Agenda
Minutes


 
May 7, 2018
Business Meeting 
  • Field Trip to Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY on June 6, 2018 (Grade 6)
  • AgSTEM Update
  • First Reading - Policy 3542.43 Food Service Charging
  • Administrative Matter

Agenda
Minutes
Video



May 7, 2018
Annual District Budget Meeting

 
  •  2018-19 Proposed Budget

Agenda
Minutes
Video

April 25, 2018
Special Meeting 
 
  • Action on the appointment of the Region 12 Superintendent of Schools 

Agenda
Minutes
Video



April 23, 2018
Education Meeting  
  • Region 12's Sexual Assault Prevention Program K-12
  • ACT Update
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.2 Enrollment of the Children of Non-resident Certified and Non-certified Staff
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.3 Non-resident Attendance

Agenda
Minutes
Video

April 9, 2018
Business Meeting  
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 6146 - Graduation Requirements
  • First Reading - Policy 5118.2 Enrollment of the Children of Non-resident Certified and Non-certified Staff
  • First Reading - Policy 5118.3 Non-resident Attendance

Agenda
Minutes
Video
 

April 9, 2018 
Special Meeting 
  • Discussion of the 2018-2019 budget
  • Set and approve the school district's budget for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Set District Meeting date for May 7, 2018 and possible referendum for May 8, 2018.
 
Agenda
Minutes
Video

April 9, 2018
Public District Budget Hearing 
  • Overview presentations of the budget process and the 2018-2019 annual budget
  • Questions/statements of the budget to be entertained

Agenda
Minutes
Video

March 26, 2017
Special Meeting
 
  • Approve Senior Class Trip  
  • Budget discussion with possible motion to adopt 2018/2019 Budget
  • Presentation of superintendent search survey and focus group results

Agenda
Minutes
Video

March 19, 2018
Education Meeting


  • Board Appreciation Month
  • CABE Day on the Hill
  • School Calendar
  • Approval of Phase I Documents for Agriscience and Science Labs Projects
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Budget Discussion

Agenda
Minutes
Video

March 5, 2018
Business Meeting 
  • Review Enrollment and Application numbers from Region 14's Agriscience Program
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 5141.213 Administering Medication 
  • First Reading - Policy 6146 Requirements for Graduation
  • Consider transfer up to 1% from the 2017-2018 budget appropriation into the Reserve Fund
  • Authorize an expenditure from the 1% Capital Fund for Capital Improvements
  • Authorize an expenditure from the Elementary Capital Non-recurring Reserve Fund 

Agenda
Minutes
Video

March 5, 2018
Special Meeting  
  • Presentation of Superintendent's Proposed Budget for 2018-2019

Agenda
Minutes
Video


February 26, 2018
Education Meeting
 
 
  • Tour of Booth Free School
  • K-5 Project Lead the Way 
  • CABE Bonnie B. Carney Award of Excellence Honorable Mention
  • AASA Conference Highlights
  • Minds in Motion 
  • CABE Day on the Hill
  • Safety Protocols
  • Consider Burnham PTO request to use Burnham School for Cinco de Mayo Auction
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 0521 Nondiscrimination/Equity/Title IX
  • Second Reading - Policy 5144.1 Use of Physical Force  

Agenda
Minutes
Video

February 5, 2018
Business Meeting
  • Field Trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.1 Students, Homeless Students
  • Second Reading - Policy 6121.1 Instruction, Equal Opportunity
  • First Reading - Policy 0521 Non-discrimination / Equity / Title IX 
  • First Reading - Policy 5144.1 Use of Physical Force

Agenda
Minutes
Video

February 1, 2018
Special Meeting 
 
  • Approve Search Consultant Contract 

Agenda
Minutes

January 22, 2018
Education Meeting  
  • Legislative Update from CABE
  • Summary of District Management Conference
  • Enrollment Projections to 2027
  • Minds in Motion
  • CABE Day on the Hill 
  • REACH
  • Transition Program
  • AgSTEM Project Schedule
  • Authorize Building Committee to expend funds for AgSTEM and Science Labs Projects
  • Personnel Matter

Agenda
Minutes
Video

January 8, 2018
Business Meeting 
  • Acceptance of FY2017 Region 12 Annual Audit 
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Second Reading - Policy 4118.11 Personnel, Nondiscrimination
  • Second Reading - Policy 5145.4 Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 0521 Goals, Nondiscrimination, Equity, Title IX
  • First Reading - Policy 5141.213 Students, Administering Medications
  • First Reading - Policy 6121.1 Instruction, Equal Opportunity
  • Personnel Issue
 
Agenda
Minutes
Video

December 18, 2017
Education Meeting 
  • Computer Science Presentation
  • District Professional Goals Update
  • Boardwalk Media + Communication Contract
  • Approve Ed Specs
  • Appoint Superintendent Search Committee
  • Personnel Issue

Agenda
Minutes
Video

December 4, 2017 
Business Meeting 
  • CABE Convention
  • AIA Meeting
  • First Reading - Policy 4118.11 Personnel, Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Nondiscrimination
  • Second Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check/Fingerprinting
  • Second Reading - Policy 5113 Students - Attendance/Excuses/Dismissals
  • Briefing/Update: CABE Delegate Assembly
  • AgSTEM UPdate
  • Approve Ed Specs Revision
  • Authorize Building Committee to expend funds
  • Approve Revision to the 2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule
  • Approve 2018-2019 Board Meeting Schedule 
  • Personnel Issue

Agenda
Minutes
Video

November 13, 2017
Education Meeting  
  • Tour of Burnham School
  • Burnham School Chorus
  • The Multiage Community at Burnham School

Agenda
Minutes
Video

November 6, 2017
Business Meeting 
  • Field Trip to Radio City Music Hall, NYC
  • CABE Honorable Mention - District Newsletter 
  • Second Reading - Policy 4112.51/4212.51 Personnel - Employment Reference Check
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check Fingerprinting
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Students - Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5113 Students - Attendance/Excuses/Dismissal
  • CABE Delegate Assembly
  • District Professional Goals
  • AgSTEM Update
  • Approve Commissioning Agent
  • Approve Revision to the Board Meeting Schedule 2017-2018

Agenda
Minutes
Video



October 23, 2017
Retreat 
  • Cohesiveness through messaging
  • Review of previous retreat
  • Improving communications
  • Round-table

Agenda
Minutes




October 16, 2017
Education Meeting 

  • Field Trip to Model United Nations, Boston, MA
  • October Enrollment
  • Establish graduation date for Shepaug Class of 2018
  • Request from Burnham PTO to use Burnham School
  • Approve changes to AgSTEM building design
  • Discussion of pending litigation
  • Discuss administrators' contract

Agenda
Minutes
Video




October 2, 2017 
Business Meeting 


         Cancelled


Notice


September 25, 2017
Education Meeting

 
  • Field trip to Boston Science Museum, Freedom Trail, Quincy Market
  • Class of 2017
  • Discussion of pending litigation 

Agenda
Minutes
Video



September 18, 2017
Retreat - Cancelled



         Cancelled
 
Notice

September 11, 2017
Business Meeting 
  • Tuition-in Program
  • Library Clerk Position at Burnham School
  • Field Trip to Fenway Park, Boston, MA
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.5/4212.5 Personnel - Security Check/Fingerprinting 
  • First Reading - Policy 4112.51/4212.51 Personnel - Certified/Non-certified
  • First Reading - Policy 5145.4 Students - Nondiscrimination
  • First Reading - Policy 5113 Attendance/Excuses/Dismissal
  • AgSTEM / Building Committee Update
  • Administrators' Agreement

Agenda
Minutes
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August 28, 2017
Business Meeting


  • First Day of School
  • Enrollment
  • School Business Manager Search
  • Agriscience STEM
  • Approve Funding to re-survey SVS property
  • Second Reading - Policy 4111/4211 Recruitment and Selection
  • Second Reading - Policy 5118.1 Homeless Students
  • Ratification of Nurses' Contract
  • Review Administrators' Contract

Agenda
Minutes
Video

 
July 17, 2017
Business Meeting

  • Board Reorganization
  • Update on AgSTEM
  • Presentation on PR Proposal
  • Approve contract extensions
  • Review job description posting for Director of Finance and Operations

Agenda
Minutes