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Deborah Hunter <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 25 Nov 2006 12:45:08 -0500
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*Moretown** Elementary School** Board Meeting*


*Thursday, November 2, 2006*

*Present:* Board members Lisa Ransom, Jay Pilliod,  Amy Bolger and

principal Roberta Barone

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*Absent: *Superintendent Bob McNamara

The meeting was called to order at HUHS at 5:47 p.m. by Lisa Ransom, who was

chairing the meeting in Deb Hunter?s absence.

*Principal?s Report*

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Roberta noted that staff have been discussing emergency preparedness and
are finalizing

a plan. They will engage in preparedness drills and practice securing
the building (?lock

downs?) in the coming weeks. A letter will go home to parents advising
them of this;

  there will be an assembly to communicate with students . Board members
agreed to

allocate $4650 to change door locks.

Roberta reported that the budget YTD is on track.

Finally, Roberta reported that she attended a conference last week. The
topic was

?formative? assessment, a powerful means to enhance student learning
which, among

other things, will help MES teachers prepare students for testing,
design optimal teaching

strategies and meet accountability expectations. Roberta has shared what
she learned

with faculty who are implementing formative assessments in the classroom.

*Faculty Contract Negotiation Report*

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Jay attended the 10/30 meeting at which it was agreed that there will be
one meeting per

month, with the goal of wrapping up negotiations in four months.

*Superintendent Bob McNamara joined the meeting at 6:40.*

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*Superintendent?s Report*

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Bob had nothing extraordinary to report and stated that everything was
going along


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*Washington** West Executive Committee Report*

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There was no report on this meeting since John Schmeltzer was absent.

*WSI-Town** Land** Deal Update*

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Amy and Lisa updated Jay, Roberta and Bob on discussions at recent joint

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*Board Orders*

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In a motion by Jay, seconded by Amy, the board approved the following
board orders:


# 30 for $1196.14; #31 for $41.99; #32 for $143.58; #33 for $80.41; #34
for $32,155.39;

#s 35 and 36 for $12,125.13 and #37 for $4,694.31, all dated 10/13/06.
Also, #38 for

$82,082.82, dated 10/25/06.


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In a motion made by Lisa and seconded by Jay, the October 11, 2006
minutes were



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On a motion by, seconded by, the meeting adjourned at 7:03.

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Clerk Amy Bolger

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*Date: ________________________________________________________________*

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Deborah E. Hunter, Ph.D.
Coordinator & Associate Professor
Graduate Program in Higher Education & Student Affairs
208 Mann Hall
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405

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