Sign Up List for Parent/Community Members on Board of Education Committees
Welcome to the Middletown Board of Education site which allows you to sign up online for the list of parent/community members interested in participating on a Middletown Board of Education Committee.
The guidelines are as follows: Recognizing the value and importance of parent and community contributions to its committees, the Board shall use these guidelines in 1) soliciting and selecting parent/community members for its committees, and 2) describing such members’ roles and responsibilities.
The Board Chairperson shall direct the Superintendent to compile a list of parents and community members interested in serving on any of these committees. Such groups as Parent Teacher Organizations and Associations, the Middletown Schools Association, the district's and schools' parent involvement committees, Parent leadership Training Institute, and School, Family, Community Partners -- may be asked to gather and submit the names of interested candidates. Other means - media and electronic - may be used to solicit parent and community interest.
When appointing Board members to these committees, the Board Chairperson shall also appoint one or two parent/community members from this list to serve in an advisory capacity for each of these committees.
Terms shall start in November of each year. Appointees serve at the discretion of the Committee Chairperson. Services is not limited to one term; they may be re-appointed at the Board Chairperson’s discretion.
Parent/Community committee members will serve in an adjunct capacity that is to say as advisors. As such they will neither vote nor figure in the committee’s quorum requirement.
The scheduling of committee meetings will accommodate Board members' and district employees' schedules.
Should the Board elect to create additional committees, any changes or modifications to these guidelines shall be noted in the motion to create such committee.
This committee's charge is to be apprised by the Assistant Superintendent of district curriculum, give input on it, support (or not) new curriculum proposals that will eventually go to the entire Board. This committee receives an abundance of information on district programs, curricula, etc.
It is comprised of 3 Board members, the Assistant Superintendent and when available, a community representative. The Assistant Superintendent brings teachers and administrators as necessary to offer their expertise.
This committee's role is to set and review policies for the school district. The committee is comprised of 3 Board members, Kathy Bengtson (from Central Office) and when available, a community representative. It is usually joined by the administrators to assist in policy setting and review.
Usually 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8 a.m. (Location -Central Office)
Please fill in the following information to be entered on the sign up list.
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STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION --The Middletown Board of Education is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, civil union, military or veteran status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or past or present physical or mental disability in any of its education programs, activities, or employment policies. All educational programs and offerings, including vocational education and extracurricular activities, subscribe to this policy. Marco Gaylord, Director of District Operations, has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district non-discrimination policies and may be reached at 311 Hunting Hill Avenue, Middletown, CT 06457; phone (860) 638-1485.