Extended Learning: Communication Outline

  1. The Snow Day Extended Learning Committee will present a pilot proposal to the North Middlesex Regional School Committee on Monday, December 18, 2017, for review and vote for a pilot implementation to begin January 16, 2018.
  2. The Superintendent will send out a ConnectEd email message to all families and staff introducing the pilot plan proposal and directing constituents to review the materials on the website by Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
  3. The following groups will receive communication via the method and timeline outlined below:
Group Method Timeline
  • Faculty
  • Professional Learning Community
  • Faculty meeting 
  • Staff Meeting after Winter Holiday Break and before January 16, 2018.
  • Support Staff
  • Meeting either as a group (paraprofessionals, district nurses, district related service providers) or in conjunction with the faculty meeting.
  • Paraprofessional meeting after Winter Vacation, but before January 16, 2018.

  • Families
  • Continued conversations with parents by members of our committee after approval from the school committee
  • District website
  • All call to direct parents to website after approval (December 20th, 2017)
  • Each building principal will communicate to parents at their discretion with the methods their school community has previously identified as the most effective communication tools.
  • After approval from the school committee.
  • Students
  • Explained by classroom/ discipline teachers
  • After approval from school committee.

 

  1. The Snow Day Extended Learning Pilot will begin with the first snow day on or after January16, 2017, and continue for up to the next five snow days that take place before April 1, 2018.
  2. A survey will be sent electronically to families and staff for feedback about the pilot implementation to be used by the Snow Day Extended Learning Committee in determining a recommendation to be presented to the school committee in the spring of 2018 with a recommendation for full implementation beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

 

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