Special School Committee Meeting Agenda 4.13.2020

Quincy School Committee
Special Meeting

via Google Meeting/Conference Call
Monday, April 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

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 audio live on
QATV Channel 22. The meeting will also be recorded for rebroadcast and posted on the
QPS website on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.


I. City of Quincy COVID-19 Update Mayor Koch

II. Approval of Minutes

  • March 4 Regular Meeting
  • March 4 Executive Session
  • April 1 Special Meeting

III. Superintendent’s Report Dr. DeCristofaro

  •  School Nutrition Update
    • Food Services Grant
    • Breakfast & Lunch Distribution Update (Attached)
  • Educational Learning Packets
  • Patriot Ledger article on Custodial Services (Attached)
  • Remote Professional Development and Team Meetings
  • Information Technology Support of Remote Learning
    • Chromebook Distribution
    • Google Classroom Support
    • Aspen Support

IV. Open Forum Mr. Andronico

Open Forum items may be submitted to School Committee via email to:
[email protected]. Please include your full name
and mailing address as part of the email.

V. Old Business:

VOTE on the Revision to School Committee Mr. Bregoli
Policy 11.12.1 Criteria for Approval of a Private School (Attached)

VI. New Business:

DISCUSSION & VOTE on the proposed Revised Mr. Bregoli
QPS School Year Calendar 2019-2020 (Options A & B Attached)

VII. New Business:

DISCUSSION & VOTE on School Choice Participation Dr. DeCristofaro
Superintendent DeCristofaro recommends that the Quincy School Committee
withdraw from enrolling non-resident students in the Quincy Public Schools
for the 2020-2021 academic year for the following reasons:

  • Continued concerns at the elementary, middle, and high schools based on
    current and projected enrollments.
  • Policy of the Quincy School Committee to adhere to class size guidelines.

VIII. New Business:

FY2020 Quarterly Budget Update Dr. DeCristofaro, Mr. Mullaney

IX. New Business:

Remote Learning & Student Participation Dr. DeCristofaro, Mr. Mulvey
Ms. Papile, Ms. Perkins, Ms. Roy

X. New Business:

Special Education Remote Learning Update Ms. Perkins

XI. Executive Session:

Contract Negotiations

XII. Adjournment