Policy and Communications - 3rd Monday, 4:30pm, McLain

Committee Members
Steve Roberts, Chair
Loren Andrews
Tom Peaco
John McDonald - Admin Staff

Agendas (2017-2018)
November 20, 2017
October 16, 2017
September 18, 2017
August 21, 2017


Minutes (2017-2018)
October 16, 2017
September 18, 2017
August 21, 2017



Agendas (2016-2017)
June 19, 2017
May 15, 2017
March 20, 2017
February 27, 2017
January 17, 2017
December 19, 2016
November 28, 2016
October 17, 2016
September 19, 2016
August 15, 2016

Minutes (2016-2017)
June 19, 2017
May 15, 2017
March 20, 2017
February 27, 2017
January 17, 2017
November 28, 2016
October 17, 2016
September 19, 2016
August 15, 2016

Agendas (2015-2016)
June 20, 2016
May 16, 2016
April 25, 2016
March 21, 2016
February 22, 2016
January 25, 2016
December 21, 2015
November 16, 2015
September 21, 2015
August 17, 2015


Minutes (2015-2016)
June 20, 2016
April 25, 2016
January 25, 2016
November 16, 2015
September 21, 2015
August 17, 2015



Agendas (2014-2015)
April 27, 2015
March 16, 2015
February 17, 2015
January 20, 2015
December 15, 2014
November 17, 2014
October 20, 2014
August 18, 2014

Minutes (2014-2015)
February 17, 2015
November 17, 2014
October 20, 2014
August 18, 2014

Agendas (2013-2014)
June 26, 2014
May 20, 2014
March 18, 2014
February 25, 2014
January 27, 2014
December 17, 2013 - MEETING CANCELLED
November 18, 2013
October 21, 2013
September 19, 2013
August 19, 2013

Minutes (2013-2014)
January 27, 2014
November 18, 2013
October 21, 2013
August 19, 2013

Agendas (2012-2013)
March 18, 2013
February 25, 2013
January 28, 2013
December 17, 2012
November 19, 2012
September 18, 2012

Minutes (2012-2013)
March 18, 2013
February 25, 2013
January 28, 2013
November 19, 2012
October 15, 2012
September 18, 2012

Agendas (2011-2012)
June 19, 2012
May 15, 2012
March 20, 2012
February 21, 2012
January 17, 2012
December 20, 2011
November 15, 2011
September 27, 2011
August 16, 2011

Minutes (2011-2012)
June 19, 2012
May 15, 2012
March 20, 2012
February 21, 2012
January 17, 2012
November 15, 2011
August 16, 2011

Agendas (2010-2011)
June 21, 2011
May 18, 2011
April 26, 2011
March 15, 2011
January 18, 2011
October 19, 2010
September 21, 2010

Agenda for December 15, 2009

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies:

 Transportation Liability

Post Secondary Enrollments

Formation of New Clubs/Activities

Administration of Medications

2.       Graduation Requirements: Compare MSAD 5 and MSAD 50 policies

3.       Review Policy Books to Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes for November 17, 2009

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies: Transportation Liability

2.       Consider Revised Draft Post Secondary Enrollment Policy

3.       Policy Goals for Other Committees:

Formation of New Clubs/Activities

4.       Support System Certification Handbook

5.       Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

4. Colleen Kreps, Ellen Spring, Trish Mellow, and Lynda Baum presented the Support System Certification Handbook.  The Committee reviewed the proposed plan, which will go to the Board 12/3 for approval.

1. The Transportation Policy was revised significantly so will be sent for another 1st reading on 12/3.

2. Changes were made to the first draft of the Post-Secondary Enrollment Policy. It is ready for a first reading 12/3.

3. The Policy proposed by the Activities Committee is ready for a first reading 12/3.

5. Administration of Medications to Students was reviewed and is ready for a first reading 12/3.

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

Drug Testing of Athletes was a policy topic that came up in MSAD 5 that was postponed until RSU 132 could consider it.  This will go to the Activities Committee for consideration.

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for February 23, 2010

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Rob Beverage

  Jamie Doubleday

 Tom Forti

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Graduation Requirements: Compare MSAD 5 and MSAD 50 policies

 

2.       Review First Reading Policies:

2.50 Student Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

4.21 Employee Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

2.51 Student Use of Electronic Devices

 

3.       Consideration of Policies for First Reading:

1.08 School Board Use of E-Mail

2.501 Student Home Use of MLTI Laptops

3.02 Curriculum and Educational Programs

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for Joint Meeting with Technology - Monday, February 1, 2010 (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Agenda - RSU13 –Joint Meeting of Policy & Technology Committees
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010 - 6:30PM - McLAIN (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Loren Andrews

 Judith Lucarelli

  Steven Dyer

 Greg Hamlin

Glenn Eichel

  Jamie Doubleday

 Patti Moran-Wottan

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review Proposed Technology Policies:

Student Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

Employee Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

School Board Use of E-Mail

Student Use of Electronic Devices

 

2.       Curriculum Policy

 

3.       Graduation Requirements: Compare MSAD 5 & MSAD 50 policies

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for June 15, 2010

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Rob Beverage

  Jamie Doubleday

 Tom Forti

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies:

Student Handbooks

Staff Transfers

 

2.       Consideration of Policies for Second Reading:

2.10 Student Discipline

1.05 School Board Meetings

2.14 Student Eligibility for Extra-Curricular Activities

 

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for May 18, 2010

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Rob Beverage

  Jamie Doubleday

 Tom Forti

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies:

2.501 Student Home Use of MLTI Laptops

 

2.       Consideration of Policies for First Reading:

2.10 Student Discipline

1.05 School Board Meetings

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for November 17, 2009

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies: Transportation Liability

2.       Consider Revised Draft Post Secondary Enrollment Policy

3.       Policy Goals for Other Committees:

Formation of New Clubs/Activities

4.       Support System Certification Handbook

5.       Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda for September 15, 2009

 

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

 

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies: Transportation Liability

2.       Consider Draft Homeschooling Policy

3.       Consider Draft Post Secondary Enrollment Policy

4.       Review Graduation Requirements policies

5.       Decision on Renumbering Policies

6.       Policy Goals for Other Committees

7.       Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

q Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes for December 15, 2009

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Patti Moran Wotton

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies:

 Transportation Liability

Post Secondary Enrollments

Formation of New Clubs/Activities

Administration of Medications

2.       Graduation Requirements: Compare MSAD 5 and MSAD 50 policies

3.       Review Policy Books to Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

1.    The Committee edits Policy IHCDA.  A policy III is needed governing students taking external high school courses for credit.

Policy JLCD is ready for a second reading.

The policy on new clubs is ready for a second reading as edited.

2.     There was brief discussion.  This will be referred to the High School Study Group.

3.     The Committee reviewed the remainder of the I-section policies and made the following recommendations:

IC: not needed

ICD: not at this time

IGA & IK: Curriculum Committee

IHBAI & IHBAK: check with Spec Ed

IHBB: needed

IHBC/KBF: Title 1 Policies

*III: Out of district HS courses

IIIA Senior Privileges: check on status

Tech policies: address in joint meeting in January

*IJOA: 2 policies very different

IJOC: Volunteers

*IKB: Homework

*IKE: Promotion, Retention, Acceleration

IKFB Grad Exercises: not at this time

IL&ILA Program Eval & Assessment: Curriculum Committee

*ILB Summer School

ILD Surveys: use MSAD 50 policy

*IMB,IMBB,IMBC,IMBCA: combine

 

q  Other

 

Policies marked * are next, after tech policies and Curriculum Committee policy.

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes for September 15, 2009

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Patti Moran Wotton

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN: 5:30

Time OUT: 7:00   

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review First Reading Policies: Transportation Liability

2.       Consider Draft Homeschooling Policy

3.       Consider Draft Post Secondary Enrollment Policy

4.       Review Graduation Requirements policies

5.       Decision on Renumbering Policies

6.       Policy Goals for Other Committees

7.       Identify Policies for Next Consideration

 

 

 

  

 

 

1.       Policy was edited for Board consideration October 1.

2.       Draft policy was reviewed for first reading October 1.

3.       Draft policy was edited for consideration at the next Policy Committee meeting.

4.       The graduation requirements policy will not be reviewed until there is a recommendation from the HS Study Group.

5.       The renumbering plan presented by Judy was accepted.

6.       Judy shared the policies under consideration by other committees:

Finance: Fiscal Procedures

Activities: Eligibility

Curriculum: Curr Dev & Asmt

Technology: Tech policies

F&T: Bus Stops; Facilities Use

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

7.       Next policies:

Board Committee Policy

Administration of Meds

Parent Involvement in Title 1

Field Trips

Fundraising

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes of August 18, 2009

 

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 Lynn Snow

  Steven Dyer

 Todd Johnston

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

 

Time IN: 5:30

Time OUT: 7:00  

 

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review first reading policies

2.       Revise Purchasing Policy

3.       Start on Transportation policies

4.       New Policy Coding System

5.       Prioritize Policies that Remain

6.       Plans for the Year

 

 

 

  

 

1.       Edits were made to 3 policies, to be emailed to the Board for final approval 9/3

2.       Edits were made for final consideration by the Board 9/3.

3.       A draft of the Transportation Policy was reviewed for first reading 9/3.

4.       The coding system will be discussed further at a future meeting

5.       Prepare an umbrella Student Discipline Policy for first reading 9/3.

6.       Work towards having a paperless policy book, posting all policies to the website.

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Snow, parent of a GVHS senior, was present requesting a waiver of the graduation requirement for a second physical education course so her daughter could take a fine arts course. The committee told her the waiver would have to be presented to the Board for consideration.

q Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes of February 23, 2010

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – 5:30PM – McLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 Rob Beverage

  Jamie Doubleday

 Tom Forti

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Graduation Requirements: Compare MSAD 5 and MSAD 50 policies

 

2.       Review First Reading Policies:

2.50 Student Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

4.21 Employee Computer & Internet Use Policy & Rules

2.51 Student Use of Electronic Devices

 

3.       Consideration of Policies for First Reading:

1.08 School Board Use of E-Mail

2.501 Student Home Use of MLTI Laptops

3.02 Curriculum and Educational Programs

  

 

1.    There was discussion with Tom Forti and Rob Beverage about the two graduation requirements policies.  Judy and the Principals will draft a policy with phase-in as necessary for consideration at the March meeting.

2.    Policies were considered and are ready for a second reading on March 4th.

3.    Policies are ready for first reading with revisions to 2.501 and 3.02

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

Student Discipline policies will be addressed following the Graduation Requirements policy.

q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy Committee Agenda for March 16, 2010

Agenda - RSU13 – Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, March 16, 20105:30PMMcLain School

 

Committee

Committee or Visitors

Visitors

  Jim Kalloch, Chair

 Judith Lucarelli

 

  Steven Dyer

 

  Jamie Doubleday

 

  Ruth Anne Hohfeld

 

Time IN:

Time OUT:    

Discussion

Results / Follow Up

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items:

1.       Review a first draft of Graduation Requirements: Combined MSAD 5 and MSAD 50 policies

 

2.       Consideration of Policies for Second Reading:

1.08 School Board Use of E-Mail

2.501 Student Home Use of MLTI Laptops

3.02 Curriculum and Educational Programs

      

 

3.       Consideration of Policies for First Reading:

 1.02 School Board legal Status

 

 1.05 School Board Meetings

 

 

 

q  Other

 

 

 

 

 

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q  Comments, Questions, Concerns, Problems, or Praise