After a busy summer that saw and the last-minute aversion of , the East Haven Board of Education kicks off the new school year — — with a full agenda at tonight's regularly scheduled meeting at the high school.
Prior to tonight's regular meeting, which begins at 7 p.m., the board will hold a finance subcommittee meeting at 6 p.m., and then a policy & bylaws subcommittee meeting is set for 6:30 p.m.
Dress Code Financial Support
As the district moves into its first year , the BOE tonight will discuss the possibility of using funds from the to help provide "board financial support for the dress code."
Board members are also expected to discuss and then approve a revised attendance policy and the new district handbook for the 2012-13 school year.
Appointments, Contract Approvals
In addition to several staffing appointments, the school board is also scheduled to discuss and possibly approve a contract agreement for a director of finance and the district's director of adult education.
East Haven Schools has been operating without a finance director since Jason Lathrop and the administration for undisclosed reasons.
Since then, the business office's Finance Manager Patricia Lewis has been heading the department.
Other Agenda Items
The school board will also discuss other agenda items at each of the three meetings tonight. For a full rundown, all three agendas have been attached to this article.