Montpelier Board of School CommissionersMinutesMinutes - March 17, 2010

Minutes - March 17, 2010

March 17, 2010
Minutes Approved: April 7, 2010
Board: Sue Aldrich, Carolyn Herz, John Hollar, Charlie Phillips, Steve Robinson, Rick Vanden Bergh, Lowell VanDerlip
Administration: Superintendent Mark Mason, Principal Peter Evans
Student: Lucia Bragg (departed at 8:00 p.m.)
Absent: Sarah Richardson
  1. Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m.

  2. Executive Session On a motion duly made and seconded, the board voted unanimously to enter Executive Session at 6:30 p.m., with the superintendent remaining and Mr. Phillips absent. On a motion duly made and seconded, the board voted unanimously to leave Executive Session at 7:09 p.m.

    • Update on Negotiations

  3. Return to Open Session 7:09 p.m.

  4. Adjust/Review Agenda No changes.

  5. Public Comments None.

  6. Discussion with MHS Principal Principal Evans spoke about a recent presentation at MHS by internationally known lecturer Michael Nerney. The subject of the presentation was adolescent brain development and included the effects of teen drug and alcohol use on the adolescent brain. A brief discussion about teen risk behaviors ensued. Mr. Hollar requested a follow-up discussion about the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey results. Mr. Hollar expressed interest in receiving a report showing comparison data to statewide, disaggregated data, and broadening the report to include other risk behaviors.

  7. Discuss Supervision & Evaluation Model Principal Evans explained that this is the first formal year of the supervision and evaluation model that was negotiated as part of the teachers

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