Wilmington School Committee To Meet New Staff; Hear From New Parent Group; Discuss Wellness Policy, Equity Audit & More At Sept. 8 Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington School Committee is holding a meeting this Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 7:30pm (late start!) in the High School’s Large Instruction Room.

The meeting will be streamed live on WCTV.org and on WCTV.

If you’d like to attend in-person, register by calling 978-694-6000 x 4. 

An Executive Session meeting (closed to the public) will take place at 7pm to discuss the proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the district and the Teachers Union. A Policy Subcommittee Meeting (open to the public) precedes the Executive Session at 6:30pm to discuss proposed changes to the wellness policy.

There are several noteworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • The School Committee will meet the district’s new staff members for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand will provide updates on school reopening and DESE’s student health and safety guidance.
  • Brand will provide an update on where the district is in the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s construction grant program process.
  • Brand will provide an overview of the projects the Public Works and Public Buildings Departments completed in the school buildings over the summer break.
  • The School Committee will appoint Brand as the district’s representative to the SEEM Board of Directors.
  • The district’s new Parent Working Group will make a presentation to the Committee about its early work.
  • The School Committee will meet the district’s new SEL staff and receive an overview on Panorama.
  • The School Committee will discuss a new proposed school wellness policy. (No vote expected as this is only the ‘first reading.’)
  • The School Committee will vote on a 2021-2022 MOA between the district and the Teachers Union.
  • The School Committee will consider a proposal from Dr. Brand to issue an RFP to conduct an Equity Audit of the district.

The School Committee will also hear any public comments, correspondence, and subcommittee reports.

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