School Committee to Meet – Monday, December 10th – 6:00 p.m. Executive Session and 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

The School Committee will meet on Monday, December 10th first, at 6:00 p.m. in Room 210 and vote to move into Executive Session and convene in Room 304 to discuss strategy for collective bargaining with the Newton Teachers Association and on the Howitt OML (Open Meeting Law) violation. The Committee will then meet at 7:00 p.m. in Open Session in Room 210. The agenda includes the following:

  • Superintendent’s Report including a welcome to the Jingshan Students
  • 30 minutes of Public Comment
  • New Business Discussion
    • High School Principals update including School Schedule
    • MCAS Update
  • Other Business
    • Fiscal and Operational Update
    • Facilities Update
  • Consent Agenda – Votes on the following:
    • Lincoln-Eliot and Newton Early Childhood Program Educational Space (See Facilities Report)
    • Buffer Zone – Burr/Williams and Angier/Williams
    • Draft 2019-2020 School Calendar
    • Zervas 1 – day Liquor License Request
    • Payroll, Contract and Warrant Authorization
    • SC Appointee Asa Hopkins to the Energy Commission
    • Approve Pay Increases for:
      • 1) Non-Aligned Personnel: Assistant Superintendents, Executive Directors – Human Resources and Community Education; Directors: Facilities, Program Accountability and Inclusion, Finance, Business and Planning and Career and Technical Education; Assistant Directors – Human Resource; Managers – Human Resources, Student Services, Facilities, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and SEL District Leader; Generalists –Human Resources; Confidential Executive Assistants; Executive Assistants; Administrative Assistants; Arttorneys, Analysts – Business and Finance, and Grants; Specialists: Non-Aligned Salary Increase; and
      • 2) Superintendent: Superintendent Salary Increase Memo
  • Preview Elementary Math
  • Communications

NOTE:  All referenced documents for this meeting can be found here.