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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda


Date:        

November 18, 2020

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

3.1.

Communication Remote Participation:

Members of the public may view the meeting via LTC and those wishing to speak regarding a specific agenda item shall register to speak in advance of the meeting by sending email to the Superintendent indicating the agenda item, a phone number and email address so we can provide a zoom link to access the meeting. Email address is mpalazzo@Lowell.k12.Ma.us if no access to email you may contact us at 978-674-4324. All Requests must be submitted before 3:00 PM on The Day of Meeting.


4.

MINUTES

4.1.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Of Wednesday, November 4, 2020

4.2.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, November 4, 2020

5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

5.1.

Permission To Enter: November 18, 2020

6.

MEMORIALS

6.1.

Matthew Meehan Turco, son of Adult Education Teacher, Collen Turco.

7.

SUBCOMMITTEES

7.1.

School Improvement And Performance Management Subcommittee

Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of Thursday, October 29, 2020[Connie Martin, Chairperson]


7.2.

Joint Facilities and Board of Health Subcommittee Meeting:

Report and Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of Monday, November 2, 2020 [Robert J. Hoey, Chairperson]


7.3.

Family & Community Engagement Subcommittee:

Report and Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of Monday, November 9, 2020 [Hilary Clark, Chairperson]
8.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

8.1.

Discussion on School Re-Opening Phase 2:

Options for Expanding In-Person Learning When Health Data Supports Physically Being in Buildings.
8.2.

Report on Motions

8.2.1.

Response To Motion 7. COO Of 10/21/20 By Mike Dillon Jr.:

Request that the Facilities Department notify the Superintendent and School Committee of any plans to use Lowell School buildings for any purpose other than in-person schooling for LPS students.


8.2.2.

Response To Motion 5.CAO Of 05/06/20 By Andy Descoteaux:

Ask the Superintendent to ask DESE if what we can develop as a plan for remote learning could be used to cover snow days; thereby eliminating the need to make up snow days at the end of the year.

8.2.3.

Response To Motion 8.COO Of 10/21/20 By Mike Dillon Jr.:


Request that the Facilities Department notify the Superintendent and School Committee of any plans to use Lowell School buildings for any purpose other than in-person schooling for LPS students.

8.3.

List of Eligible Teachers

8.4.

Personnel Report

8.5.

Home Education

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.1.

Permission to Post: Early College Lowell Tutor

9.2.

Permission to Post: Early College Lowell Coach

9.3.

Permission to Post: Part-Time Computer Repair Technician

10.

PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL

10.1.

The Members of the United Teachers of Lowell hereby donate Sixty [60] sick leave days to Jackie Murphy, McAvinnue School paraprofessional.

Documents:
  1. UTL Request.pdf
11.

ADJOURNMENT



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