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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda


Date:        

November 20, 2019

Time:

6:30PM

Location:

City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852





1.

SALUTE TO FLAG



2.

ROLL CALL



3.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

3.I.

Introduction of Newly Elected LSAA President Shelby Boisvert

4.

MINUTES

4.I.

Approval Of The Of The Special Joint City Council/School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, November 6, 2019

4.II.

Approval Of The Of The Regularly Scheduled Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, November 6, 2019

5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

5.I.

Permission To Enter: November 20, 2019

6.

MOTIONS

6.I.

[by Bob Hoey]:

Motion to review the school sign-in policy to reinforce that all visitors whether City employee or not to sign in and out of schools due to safety concerns.


6.II.

[by Gerard Nutter]:


Request Superintendent provides a report on how many Lowell Parents / Adults were enrolled in Adult Education for the last 3 years, how many out of City adults are we educating? Graduation rate of both.





6.III.

[by Gerard Nutter]:

Request Superintendent meet with City Manager and walk through Pine St (Brady) School to decide if School Department could use building if the Health Department relocates downtown. 


7.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

7.I.

Strategic Planning Update

7.II.

Social Emotional Learning: Creating Safe and Respectful Climate in our Schools

7.III.

Report on Motions

7.IV.
8.

NEW BUSINESS

9.

CONVENTION/CONFERENCE REQUESTS

9.I.

Out of State And Overnight Travel Request: Washington, D.C.

The 8th grade Sullivan School students, along with teacher/chaperones Keith Valliere, Daniel Purcell, Ashley Galipeau, and Marysa Mitrano to travel to Washington D.C. from Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29, 2020. Fundraising activities will be held throughout the school year to defray the cost of the trip [$742/per student] for all participating students. No substitute teachers are needed.


10.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

10.I.

Items:


  • Non-Affiliated Positions:  Contract Negotiations related to 5 Positions

  • UTL: Consideration of MOA related to Coach/Advisor Position, consideration of MOA related to Long term Substitute Position

  • LSAA:  Consideration of Grievance

  • SEIU:   Consideration of MOA

  • Labor Litigation Update








11.

ADJOURNMENT



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