In accordance with the provisions of the Massachusetts General laws, Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given for the following meeting of the:

Arlington School Committee
School Committee Special Meeting
Thursday, July 9, 2020
6:30 PM

Conducted by Remote Participation




6:30 p.m. Open Meeting

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 

Hi there, 

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 
When: Jul 9, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
Topic: School Committee Special Summer Meetings 

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6:35 p.m. Public Comment

Members of the public are asked to send written comment to or can register to speak via the webinar by emailing by  4 pm on Thursday, July 9.


6:45 p.m. Fall Reopening update K. Bodie
7:15 p.m. Parent survey results, R. MacNeal and K. Bodie
7:45 p.m. Summer 2020 Professional Development Plan update, R. MacNeal
8:00 p.m. Anti-racism resolution and discussion, J. Morgan
8:05 p.m. Superintendent Search School Committee Focus Group meeting date and time, J. Morgan
8:15 p.m. Superintendent's Report, K. Bodie
8:30 p.m. Subcommittee/Liaison Reports/Announcements
  • Budget: Kirsi Allison-Ampe, Chair
  • Community Relations: Bill Hayner, Chair
  • Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability:  Len Kardon, Chair
  • Facilities: Jeff Thielman, Chair
  • Policies & Procedures: Paul Schlichtman, Chair
  • Arlington High School Building Committee:  Jeff Thielman, (Chair), Kirsi Allison-Ampe
  • Superintendents Search Process Committee, P. Schlichtman


  • Liaisons Reports
  • Announcements
  • Future Agenda Items
8:45 p.m. Executive Session
To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with the union and/or nonunion personnel or contract negotiations with the union and /or nonunion in which if held in an open meeting, may have a detrimental effect.


Conducting strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation, which if held in an open meeting, may have a detrimental effect. Collective bargaining may also be conducted.


To discuss and approve MOA for the  AFL-CIO, STATE COUNCIL 93, LOCAL 680 TRAFFIC SUPERVISORS 


9:00 p.m. Adjournment
The listings of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair, which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.
Stated times and time amounts, listed in parenthesis, are the estimated amount of time for that particular agenda item. Actual times may be shorter or longer depending on the time needed to fully explore the topic.
Submitted by Jane Morgan, Chair
Correspondence Received:

Warrant None

Minutes None

AHRC memo 

Anti-racism resolution

APS Parent Guardian School Closure Fall reopening survey results

Traffic MOA July 2020-June 30, 2021 

David Levy email school reopening 

Joshua email regarding reopening

Kristin Pennarun email regarding fall opening and more communication 

2020-2021 Projected Enrollment Numbers 7/9/2020



Massachusetts law requires all open session meetings of public bodies to be accessible to members of the public, including those with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the meeting, contact the Administrative Assistant to the Arlington School Committee Karen Fitzgerald at in advance of the meeting.