School Committee Meeting Agenda: June 1, 2021

From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

School Committee - Regular Meeting June 1, 2021

A G E N D A

1. Public Comment (3 Minutes):

2. Student School Committee Report:

3. Presentation of the Records for Approval:
May 4, 2021 Regular Meeting
May 18, 2021 Regular Meeting

4. Reconsiderations: None

5. Unfinished Business/Calendar: None

6. Awaiting Reports: None

7. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Presentations:
COVID 19 Response Update: 2021 Summer Programs
Dr. Kenneth N. Salim, Superintendent
Dr. Carolyn Turk, Deputy Superintendent
Dr. Michelle Madera, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education
Dr. Nicole Gittens Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education
Mr. Khari Milner, Co-director, Cambridge Agenda for Children
Dr. Michelle Farnum, Assistant Director, Children Youth & Families DHSP

7b. CPS District Plan: None

7c. Consent Agenda:

#21-154 Recommendation: Day & Residential Services Not Available from the Cambridge School Department

#21-155 Recommendation: Contract Award: NRT Bus, Inc.: Transportation Services

#21-156 Recommendation: Contract Award: Ace Endico: Groceries

#21-157 Recommendation: Contract Award: Thurston Foods, Inc. Groceries

#21-158 Recommendation: Contract Award: A. Russo & Sons, Inc.: Fresh Produce

#21-159 Recommendation: Contract Award: New England Ice Cream Corp.: Milk Products

#21-160 Recommendation: Contract Award: Fantini Baking Company: Bread Products

#21-161 Recommendation: Contract Award: Mansfield Paper Company: Food Services Paper Products

#21-162 Recommendation: Contract Award: Casey EMI: FY22 Custodial Supplies & Equipment

#21-163 Recommendation: Contract Award: Contract Award: Home Depot: FY22 Carpentry & Maintenance Supplies

#21-164 Recommendation: Contract Award: New England School Services: FY22 Doors & Supplies

#21-165 Recommendation: Contract Award: Next Gen Supply Group: FY22 Custodial Supplies

#21-166 Recommendation: Contract Award: Pasek: FY22 Locks, Keys & Hardware

#21-167 Recommendation: Contract Award: WW Grainger: FY22 Facilities Equipment & Supplies

#21-168 Recommendation: Contract Award: Republic Services: FY22 Dumpster Services

#21-169 Recommendation: Contract Award: NorthEast Electrical: FY22 Electrical Supplies

#21-170 Recommendation: Contract Award: Metropolitan Pipe: FY22 Plumbing Supplies

#21-171 Recommendation: Contract Award: Johnstone Supply: FY22 HVAC Supplies

#21-172 Recommendation: Contract Award: F. W. Webb: FY22 HVAC Supplies

#21-173 Recommendation: Contract Award: Filter Sales & Services: FYCC HVAC Supplies

#21-174 Recommendation: Contract Award: Bain Pest Control Services: FY22 Pest Management Services

#21-175 Recommendation: Contract Award: Roman Music Therapy: Special Education Services

#21-176 Recommendation: Contract Award: EI US, LLC: Special Education Services

#21-177 Recommendation: Contract Award: Center for Autism & Related Disorders: Special Education Services

#21-178 Recommendation: Contract Award: Boston Behavior Learning Center: Special Education Services

#21-179 Recommendation: Contract Award: Northeast Educational & Developmental Supports Center: Special Education Services

#21-180 Recommendation: Contract Award: Applied Behavior Learning Services: Special Education Services

#21-181 Recommendation: Contract Award: Applied Behavioral Counseling: Special Education Services

#21-182 Recommendation: Contract Award: Baystate Interpreters: Translation Services

#21-183 Recommendation: Contract Award: School Specialty: FY22 Classroom Furniture

#21-184 Recommendation: Contract Award: WB Mason: FY22 Furniture

#21-185 Recommendation: Contract Award: Sunbelt Rentals

#21-186 Recommendation: Contract Award: Ricoh USA, Inc.: FY22 Multi-Functions Printer Leases, Maintenance & Supplies

#21-187 Recommendation: Contract Award: McGraw Hill Education: Computer Software

#21-188 Recommendation: Contract Award: Insight Public Sector: Computer Software

#21-189 Recommendation: Contract Award: OpenGov Inc.: Professional & Technical Services

#21-190 Recommendation: Contract Award: X2 Development Corporation: Computer Software

#21-191 Recommendation: Contract Award: Integration Partners Group: Computer Network Supplies

#21-192 Recommendation: Grant Award: FY22 Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (SC22851)

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):

#21-193 Joint Motion by Member Wilson, Member Rachel and Mayor Siddiqui
Whereas the Cambridge Public School District is committed to rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive learning, and;
Whereas students graduating from the Cambridge Public School District should be prepared to thrive in college, career, and community life, and;
Whereas, due to the novel coronavirus, members of the Class of 2021 have faced unprecedented challenges during the second half of their high school careers, which may have negatively impacted their academic outcomes; now therefore be it
Resolved that the Superintendent will report to the School Committee on how many senior scholars will not be graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and the High School Extension Program this June, and be it further;
Resolved that the Superintendent will report on how many seniors are graduating without post-secondary plans with a detailed report at the June 15th regular meeting, and be it further;
Resolved that the Superintendent will work in partnership with the Office of College Success Initiative, RSTA Career Advisor, The Work Force Program, EnRoot, and additional programs to support those scholars with developing appropriate plans.

#21-194 Report of the July 23, 2020 Communications & Community Relations Sub-Committee

#21-195 Report of the September 16, 2020 Governance Sub-Committee

#21-196 Report of the November 5, 2020 Governance Sub-Committee

#21-197 Report of the December 4, 2020 Buildings & Grounds Sub-Committee

#21-198 Report of January 25, 2021 Buildings & Grounds Sub-Committee

#21-199 Report of the March 22, 2021 School Climate Sub-Committee

#21-200 Report of the April 12, 2021 Curriculum & Achievement Sub-Committee

#21-201 Report of the May 12, 2021 Buildings & Grounds Sub-Committee

10. Resolutions (letters of congratulations, letters of condolence):

#21-202 Motion by Member Weinstein
WHEREAS: The School Committee was deeply saddened at learning of the death of Judy Amendola on Friday, May 21, 2021; and
WHEREAS: Judy served as a family liaison at the Grahams & Parks School and was a beloved member of the CPS community; and
WHEREAS: Judy’s passing will leave a void in the lives of all her surviving family; and
WHEREAS: Judy will sorely be missed by all whose lives she touched; now therefore be it
RESOLVED: That the Cambridge School Committee go on record extending its deepest sympathy to the family of Judy Amendola at this time of such personal loss; and be it further
RESOLVED: That the Executive Secretary be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this resolution to the Amendola family on behalf of the entire School Committee.

11. Announcements:

12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers:

Mayor Siddiqui “I Voted” Sticker Contest
 

The School Committee will entertain a motion to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing strategy for contract negotiations for (Interim Superintendent), as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the strategy and negotiation positions of the School Committee.

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