Oct. 27, 2021 School Committee Meeting/Cancelled

Oct. 27, 2021 School Committee Meeting (Cancelled)
Posted on 10/25/2021
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**Meeting Cancelled**


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:30 pm
Coddington Building

Per Governor Baker’s order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A sec. 20, the public will not be allowed to physically access this School Committee meeting. Members of the Public can access the meeting live on QATV Channel 22 or at www.qatv.org. The meeting will also be recorded for rebroadcast and posted on the QPS SchoolTube website on Friday, October 29, 2021.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting and Executive Session Minutes for October 13, 2021

II. Open Forum: An opportunity for community input regarding the Quincy Public Schools. Community in this context is defined as a resident of the City of Quincy, a parent of a student who attends the Quincy Public Schools, or an employee of the Quincy Public Schools. Non-community persons not permitted to speak at Open Forum may submit written statements to the School Committee. After giving his or her name and address, each speaker may make a presentation of no more than four minutes to the School Committee. An individual may not exchange their time or yield to others. To participate in Open Forum, interested parties may submit written statements to: [email protected].

III. Superintendent’s Report

A. QPS Back to School Update

  • QPS Enrollment

  • QPS COVID-19 Metrics (Cases, Testing)

  • QPS Vaccine Rate/Mask Mandate

B. QPS Mentor Program

C. Student Recognitions: QPS Commended National Scholars

D. QPS & City of Quincy Community Events:

  • High School Homecoming Events

  • Marching Band Competition

  • Tiny House Project Launch

  • High School Open House Events, November 3 (QHS) and November 9 (NQHS) at 6:30 pm

  • John Adams Birthday Wreath Laying Ceremony, October 29

IV. Old Business:

A. School Committee Policy 5.5.1 Transportation Services (VOTE) - Mr. Bregoli

V. New Business:

A. Literacy Program Improvement Plan - Ms. Vaughan

B. Early Childhood Program Improvement Plan - Ms. Connolly, Ms. Leary

C. QPS Substitute Pay Rates (VOTE) - Superintendent Mulvey

D. MASC Conference Resolutions (VOTE) - Mrs. Hubley

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

A. Upcoming School Committee Meetings: November 10, 2021 and December 8, 2021, both at 6:30 pm in the Coddington Building

B. Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings: Teaching & Learning: November 29 and 30, 2021 (Elementary SIPs); December 13, 2021 (Middle School SIPs); December 14, 2021 (High School SIP & EL PIP), all at 6:00 pm.

VIII. Reports of Subcommittees:

A. Budget & Finance Subcommittee: Mayor Koch to report on the October 20, 2021 meeting.

B. Facilities, Transportation & Security Subcommittee: Mr. Santoro to report on the October 20, 2021 meeting.

C. Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Subcommittee: Mr. Santoro to report on the October 20, 2021 meeting.

IX. Executive Session: Contract Negotiations

X. Adjournment: