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					                                       NOTICE:
                   REGULAR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING

                               Monday, December 13, 2010

                                         6:30 P.M.

                            Spencer Borden Elementary School
                                 1400 President Avenue
                                  Fall River, MA 02720

                                      AGENDA
1.     Roll Call

2.     Salute to the Flag

3.     Citizens Input

4.     Sub-Committee Reports

5.     Approval of Minutes

6.     Request for Executive Session


                               M.G.L,.c30A Section 21 (a) (2) & (3)
1. To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel or
to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with non-union personnel.

2. To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation.

7.     Committee of the Whole

8.     New Business

9.     Addendum




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                        SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS

11/23/10             Evaluation Tool Sub Committee Meeting
                     Marilyn Roderick, Chairperson
Agenda:
Discussion of the self-evaluation of the Fall River School Committee


12/6/10             Policy Manual Sub Committee Meeting
                    Richard Pavao, Chairperson
Agenda:
Discussion of Sections K, L and D of the Policy Manual



12/9/10              Policy Manual Sub Committee Meeting
                     Richard Pavao, Chairman
Agenda:
Discussion of Sections that were previously tabled (A through L)


                           APPROVAL OF MINUTES
11/1/10       Curriculum/Instructional Sub Committee Meeting
11/4/10       Policy Manual Sub Committee Meeting
11/8/10       Public Hearing – Special Meeting on the FRPS Bullying Prevention
              Plan
11/8/10       Regular Meeting of the FRSC
11/19/10      Special Meeting – Superintendent’s Evaluation
11/23/10      Evaluation Tool Sub Committee Meeting
12/6/10       Policy Manual Sub Committee Meeting
12/9/10       Policy Manual Sub Committee Meeting

                         DONATIONS: Request to Accept:

      Director of Nursing, Karen Long, requests acceptance of a check in the amount of
       $500.00 from the Rotary Club of Fall River. The allocation is to be used to
       purchase portable nebulizers for use by the Nursing Department.

      Principal Paul Marshall requests acceptance of a check in the amount of $63.04 as
       a donation from WalMart stores. It represents 8% of royalty on the net sales price
       of merchandise bearing Durfee’s school name

      Principal Paul Marshall requests acceptance of a check in the amount of $38.87 as
       a donation of sales of products (5%) sold at Olympia Sports stores with the name
       of Durfee High School


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                                         TRAVEL REQUEST

Durfee High School’s Principal Marshall requests permission for the following travel:
CLASS OR CLUB:                           NJROTC
DESTINATION:                             Naval Station, Newport, RI
DATE AND TIME:                           12/20/10 – 7:55 AM to 2:00 PM
OBJECTIVE:                               exposing students to an acive duty
                                         Military base, training programs,
                                         Naval History Museum, dining facility
MEANS OF TRANSPORATION:                  Bus
NUMBER OF STUDENTS                       40
COST:                                    $3.00 per student plus transportation
FUNDING SOURCE:                          no cost to FRPS - fundraising

                                              CONTRACTS
                                                                                          FUNDING
VENDOR                           DESCRIPTION                                              SOURCE                        AMOUNT




DECEMBER 13, 2010 MEETING

FACILITIES & OPERATIONS
CONTRACTS

American Sport Floors, Inc.      Synthetic Gym Floor at Doran School                      Flood Damage Account           $79,494.00
Modular Space Corporation        Lease of existing modular classrooms at Tansey           Facilities & Operations Budget $27,756.00
                                 School
                                 for one year

GRANTS CONTRACTS

Fall River Deaconess Home        Mandated Title I Services to neglected and delinquent    Title I                       $31,199.00
                                 students
Patricia Kolakowski              Math Interventionist Services at Watson School           Title I                       $15,000.00
Rosemary Macek                   Math Consulting Services-analysis of district math       Title I                       $18,000.00
                                 assessments at Letourneau School
Northeastern University          Onsite and online technical assistance & consultation,   Title IID ARRA                $42,800.00
                                 student support frameworks at Resiliency Prep School

SPECIAL EDUCATION
CONTRACTS

Merrimack Special Education      Tuition for Special Education students                   SPED Budget                   $40,000.00
Collaborative
St Ann's Home Inc                Tuition for Special Education students                   SPED Budget                   $100,000.00
Specialized Education Services   Tuition for Special Education students                   SPED Budget                   $28,425.00
Inc.
Walker Partnerships              Provide assistance in the development,                  IDEA ARRA Funds                $156,525.00
                                 implementation, and
                                 on-going operation of a new program designed to maintain
                                 students within the system and provide appropriate support
                                 to students and families with social/emotional/behavioral
                                 needs at Stone Theraputic School




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                           DISCUSSIONS
1. Vote to Approve: Bullying Prevention & Intervention Plan – (Joyce
Blackburn, Director Of Special Education/Student Services)

2. Discussion – Parental Notification: Youth Risk Behavior Survey,
(Superintendent Mayo-Brown)

3. Vote to Approve: FRED-TV Job Descriptions (Joany Santa, Executive
Director of Human Resources & Educator Quality)
           General Manager FRED-TV Managing Instructor and Producer FRED-TV
           Editor and Instructor FRED-TV
           Programming Manager FRED-TV and Production Supervisor & Producer
           Webmaster and Technician FRED-TV & Cameraperson
           Assistant Editor and Associate Instructor FRED-TV

4. Discussion: Human Resources Update – (Joany Santa, Executive Director
of Human Resources & Educator Quality)

5. Vote to Approve: School Committee Self-Evaluation Tool (Marilyn
Roderick, Chairperson of the Evaluation Tool Sub Committee)

6. Vote to Approve: Policy Manual (Thomas Coogan, Chief Operating Officer
and Superintendent Mayo-Brown)

7. Vote to approve: Request for an additional Paraprofessional
   For the Kindergarten class at Greene (Superintendent Mayo-Brown)

8. Vote to approve: Request for an additional instructor for the
   NJROTC Program at Durfee High School (Principal Paul Marshall)

                           FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
RETIREMENTS:                                                  EFFECTIVE
Judith Alston, Cafeteria Manager/Morton Middle                3/4/11
Carol Medeiros, SpEd Para./Watson                             6/30/11
Karen Skurka, Speech Therapist                                6/30/11
Frederick Souza, Custodian/F and O Dept.                      1/31/11
Steven Winiarski, Health and PE Tchr./DHS                     6/30/11




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RESIGNATIONS:                                                EFFECTIVE
Lucy Canuel, SAC/Doran                                       11/12/10
Ann Marie Clarkson, Teacher of the Deaf/SpEd Dept.           11/2/10
Nathan Degenais, Sped. Para/Fonseca                          11/3/10
Pamela Hood, Teacher/Silvia School                           11/12/10
Nancy Jacobsen, Para./Fonseca                                10/20/10
Lynn Nunes, Clerk                                            12/10/10
Lisa Duarte, Paraprofessional                                11/22/10


APPOINTMENTS:                                                   EFFECTIVE
Matthew Balluch                                                10/18/10
710 Main St.
Somerset, MA 02725
PE Tchr./Doran School
Mass DESE Licensure Physl Ed. (PreK-8), Initial, Health/FACS (All), Initial
$37,118.00 per annum, Step 1, Bachelor’s Degree

Donald Barnabe                                               11/3/10
196 Bardsley St.
Fall River, MA 02723
Para – NCLB Qualified/SpEd Day School Program
$18.80 per hour, Step 1, Master’s Degree

Anne Lynn Bednarski                                           10/28/10
90 Windsor Park Drive
Coventry, RI 02816
SpEd Self contained Tchr./Lord Middle
Mass DESE Waiver – Mod.Dis. (PreK-8)
$47,368.00 per annum, Step 6, Bachelor’s Degree
Documents Needed: Mass DESE – Mod.Dis. (PreK-8) Licensure

Jennifer Brakefield                                           10/12/10
9 Jefferson Court
Fall River, MA 02720
Spanish/Portuguese Tchr./Morton Middle
Mass DESE Licensure FLS (5-12)
$52,223.00 per annum, Step 8, Bachelor’s Degree

Brenda Berube                                              12/17/10
1273 Robeson St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Vice Principal – Letourneau School
Mass DESE waiver PRN/Asst. PRN (PreK-6)
$76,652.00 per annum, Level IIB, Step 1, M+60
Documentation Needed: Mass DESE PRN-Asst. PRN (PreK-6) Licensure



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Maria Bouchard                                                11/15/10
54 Miller’s Lane
Swansea, MA 02777
Para/NCLB Qualified/Fonseca School
$12.26 per hour, Step 1

Lisa Duarte                                                   11/22/10
65 Arizona St.
Fall River, MA 02723
SpEd Para./NCLB Qualified – Doran
$12.72 per hour, Step 3

Brittany Helddon                                              11/22/10
PO Box 325
Dennisport, MA 02639
SpEd Tchr./DHS
Mass DESE Licensure – Mod.Dis. (PreK-8) Sev.Dis. (ALL)
$60,546.00 per annum, Step 10, Master’s Degree

Michaela Hetzler                                              11/222/10
28 Day St.
Fall River, MA 02724
School Adjustment Counselor – DHS
Mass DESE Licensure SSW/SAC (ALL()
$53,899.00 per annum,, Level IC, Step I, Master’s Degree

Patrina Irving                                                111/8/10
4 Webster Ct., 2nd floor
Newport, RI 02840
ESL Teacher/Fonseca
Mass DESE ESL (PreK-8) waiver
$40,918.00 per annum, Step 3, Bachelor’s Degree
Documents Needed: Mass DESE ESL (PreK-6) Licensure

Nancy Jacobsen                                                 10/20/10
73 Pine Street
Swansea, MA 02777
Permanent Building Substitute/Fonseca
Mass DESE Licensure – ELM (1-6), ECH (PreK-2) w/wo dis. – preliminary
Rate of pay per school year




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Jeffrey Jenkins                                       10/27/10
2 Seaview Ave.
Swansea, MA 02777
ELA Tchr./DHS
Mass DESE Licensure ENG (8-12) Initial
$37,118.00 per annum, Step 1, Bachelor’s Degree

Jennifer Mainelli                                         10/18/10
3 Regalwood Drive
Coventry, RI 02816
Math Coach/Watson and Tansey Schools
Mass DESE Licensure Math (1-6), ELM (1-6) Initial
$40,918.00 per annum, Step 3, Bachelor’s Degree

Alicia Mello                                                10/12/10
46 Coral Lane
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade 3 Tchr./Doran
Mass DESE Licensure ELM (1-6)
$37,118.00 per annum, Step 1, Bachelor’s Degree

Brian Miller                                               11/9/10
15 Roy Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
SpEd. Para – NCLB Qualified/SpEd Day School Program
$13.28, Scale A, Step 1, 90 credits

Anthony Modica                                              9/28/10
83 Dean St.
Bridgewater, MA 02324
ELA Dept Head/Resiliency Prep School
CORRECTION: $68,378.00 per annum, Level IIA

Lucy Narciso                                               11/29/10
662 Prospect St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Clerk/SpEd Department
$14.48 per hour/Scale B, Base-Step 2

Kathleen Pray                                               11/1/10
38 Walnut St.
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Permanent Building Substitute/Greene School
Mass. DESE Licensure ELM (1-6) Professional
$37,000.00 per school year




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Natasha Rapoza                                                      11/18/10
952 So. Main St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Special Education 1-1 Para – NCLB qualified/Letourneau
$12.26 per hour; Step 1

Margaret Ryan                                                       12/13/10
26 Oak Hill Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
Director of School Improvement and Leadership/District assignment
Mass DESE Licensure SDO (Civics), Supt./Asst. Supt. (ALL) Initial
$88,292.00 per annum, Level IIIA, Step 2 M+60

Jamal Adkins-Sharif                                                 10/25/10
58 Wood Ave.
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Redesign Coach/Lord Middle
$86,109.00 per annum

Lisa Snizek                                                         11/8/10
920 Middle St.
Fall River, MA 02721
Para- NCLB qualified/Letourneau School
$14.24, Scale A., Step 3, 90 credits

Rosa Sousa                                                          11/8/10
334 Hortonville Road
Swansea, MA 02777
Parent Outreach Coordinator – Doran School
$42,000.00 per annum

Ruth Steger                                                         11/1/10
3865 No. Main St., apt. 3
Fall River, MA 02720
SpEd Self-Contained Para – NCLB qualified/Viveiros School
$13.37 per hour, Step 1

Tracy Toupin                                                        10/20/10
662 Welcome St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade 1 Tchr./Fonseca
Mass DESE Licensure ELM (1-6) Professional
$39,204.00 per annum, Step 1, Master’s Degree




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DEATH NOTICES                                                 DECEASED
Alice C. Harrington, retired                                  11/7/10
SS teacher at DHS; Guidance Counselor at DHS;
Dean of Girls at DHS; first woman VP in Durfee
History; Director of Curriculum, grades K-12 (Central
Administration)
Armand Daillaire, Retired Teacher and Science Dept. Chair/DHS   11/28/10
Joseph E. Jean, retired custodian at Watson                     10/31/10
Gabrielle McDonald, former SD Clerk-Stenographer                10/10/10
Rejeanne G. Menard , retired Cafeteria. Worker/Talbot           11/24/10




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