Joint Meeting of the Amherst-Pelham Regional and Union 26 School Committees 10-10-17

Joint Meeting of the Amherst-Pelham Regional and Union 26 School Committees 10-10-17

Joint Meeting of the Amherst-Pelham Regional and Union 26 School Committees 10-10-17

Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees
6:30 PM
TUESDAY, October 10, 2017
Library, Amherst Regional High School
21 Mattoon Street
Amherst, MA 01002
NOTE: This meeting is broadcast live, and taped for later broadcast, by Amherst Media.
 Call to order and enter Executive Session in accordance with Open Meeting Law, MGL c. 30A, Section21(a) 6:30 p.m.
pursuant to Purpose 3 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation with Ray and Associates because the Chair
finds that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigation position of the Committee.
 Approve Minutes—September 26, 2017 6:45 p.m.
 Announcements and Public Comment 6:50 p.m.
 Joint Committee Item 7:05 p.m.
1) Permanent Superintendent Appointment—Potential Vote
Possible Motion: Move to appoint Dr. Michael Morris as the permanent Superintendent of Schools for the Amherst,
Pelham and Amherst-Pelham Regional School District and to enter into contract negotiations.
 Interim Superintendent’s Update 7:25 p.m.
 Chair’s Report 7:35 p.m.
 Subcommittee Updates 7:45 p.m.
1) Negotiations Subcommittee Update
 New and Continuing Business
1) Capital Plan Update 8:00 p.m.
2) Diverse Teacher Workforce Coalition Grant Discussion 8:15 p.m.
3) School Committee Protocols Discussion 8:30 p.m.
4) Regional Assessment Working Group Update 8:50 p.m.
5) Accept Gifts 9:00 p.m.
 School Committee Planning 9:05 p.m.
 Adjourn 9:15 p.m.
*All times are approximate. 

Production Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee is responsible for the operations of the secondary schools, 7-12, which serve students from the Towns of Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and Shutesbury.

The secondary schools include Amherst Regional Middle School and Amherst Regional High School.


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May 10, 2018

The Regional School Committee meeting this past Tuesday was a popular one. The meeting itself was well attend and our video has been in high demand. Watch the video online and on cable on channel 15, and check out the Gazette's reporting.

Apr 17, 2018

Due to technical difficulties there was a delay in the finalizing and uploading of the video for the April 10th Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee meeting. The video is now available!