Presentations to School Committee

2017 - 2018 Presentations

FY19 MS/HS Budget Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on November , 2017.

FY19 Elementary Budget Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on November 8, 2017

Facilities & Maintenance Presentation - School Committee October 25, 2017

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Information shared with school committee August 2017

2016 -2017 Presentations

Approved Superintendent's Evaluation Summary - June 21 Meeting

PBL Presentation - June 7 Meeting

Cell Phone Use - June 7 Meeting

Blizzard Bag Survey Results - May 24 Meeting

Stem Presentation - May 24 Meeting

 

 

Blizzard Bag Presentation - May 10 Meeting

Update on Graduation Attire - May 10 Meeting

Budget Memo to SC - Facilitated Meeting - May 10 Meeting

Joint Budget Request to Towns - Draft Approved at May 10 Meeting

Strategic Plan - Budget Tab - May 10 Meeting

Strategic Plan Presentation - April 26 Meeting

Strategic Plan Overview Draft - April 26 Meeting

School Committee Calendar - Approved at April 26 Meeting

2017 - 2018 School Calendar - April 26 Meeting

FY'18 Budget Document, Version 1

Information from March 22, 2017 School Committee Meeting:

Information from March 8th, 2017 School Committee Meeting:

District Budget Hearing Presentation - March 1, 2017

Assessment Documents provided to school committee 2/8/17: Town Assessments (current model); Projected Revenue; Non-Foundation by Town; Regional Assessment Method Assessments; Five-Year Rolling Average Assessments, Five-Year Rolling Average FY'14 to FY'18.

Presentation from MARS on Gateway Study

MARS Reports - Gateway Study

   -Overview

   -Academic

   -Special Education/Pupil Services

   -Central Office

   -Technology

   -Transportation

   -Buildings & Grounds

   -Regionalization

   -Capacity

   -Report Summaries

   -Epilogue

Superintendent's Blog - Including historical and current budget information

Overview of Draft Line Item Budget (January 11, 2017)

Line Item Budget (January 11, 2017)

Blizzard Bag Information (Dec. 9, 2016)

Blizzard Bag Draft  (Oct 26, 2016)

 

(Oct 26, 2016)

 

Strategic Planning - Third Presentation (PDF)

(Sept. 28, 2016)

 

Budget Timeline

Coordinated Program Review Report (Google Doc Presentation) - Sept. 14, 2016 SC Meeting

Coordinated Program Review Report Presentation (PDF)

Strategic Planning Second Presentation

Strategic Planning - First Presentation

 

 

 

2015 - 2016 Presentations

FY'16 Superintendent Evaluation Summary

Superintendent Evaluation Survey Results - 2016 School Committee

Application Materials - Kurt Garivaltis - Pupil Services Director

Rural Schools Presentation - Emailed to school committee.

District Budget Presentation FY'17 Version 1.0

Elementary Budget Presentation FY'17 Version 1.0

Middle School/High School Budget Presentation FY'17 Version 1.0

FY'15 Auditor's Letter to School Committee

FY'15 Audit Report

Second Quarter FY'16 Report

FY'17 Budget Version 1.0

FY'17 Line Item Budget - As presented to School Committee on Jan. 20, 2016

Student Census January 1, 2016 - As presented to School Committee on Jan. 20, 2016

Changes for FY '17 Budget Memo - 11.9.15 School Committee Meeting

Presentation to School Committee on Budget Choices for FY'17

 

Final report from DESE regarding Worthington withdrawal.

Material provided to school committee and town officials regarding establishing a "Post Employment Benefits" trust for which the school committee set aside funds for in June.

Budget Philosophy - Video presented to school committee on 10.7.15.

 

Memo to Blandford Selectboard regarding District Funding

Draft Overview of "Gateway 2025" Process

2014 - 2015 Presentations

2014-2015 Superintendent's Final Evaluation Rating Document
2014-2015 School Committee member survey responses

Letter From DESE granting a 15 day extension for returning budget to towns
Letter from DESE establishing 1/12th budget
Letter from District to DESE on failure to pass a budget

PARCC Presentation - April 11 informational session at Gateway. The note contains links to the DESE presentations, information provided by participants, and an overall gist of the meeting.

Information for the March 18 Special School Committee Meeting on the FY'2016 Budget.

FY'16 Budget Information with "Transition Budget Proposal" and estimated revenue and town assessments provided to school committee on March 11, 2015.

Vocational Application Information - Provided March 4, 2015.

Core Budget Document - Provided by Dr. Hopson to School Committee on February 25, 2015 and to all staff on February 26, 2015.

District Budget Presentation - Provided by Dr. Hopson to School Committee on February 25, 2015

Elementary School Budget Presentation - Provided by Principal Coburn to School Committee on February 25, 2015

Budget Choices Presentation & Interactive Link- Provided to School Committee on Feb. 11, 2015

Junior/High School Budget Presentation - Provided by Principal Finnie to School Committee on Feb. 11, 2015

Updated 9C Caused Reductions for Gateway

Line Item Budget for Six-Town District

Special Education Update - Presented to School Committee on January 14, 2015.

Presentation on First Draft of Line Item Budget presented to School Commitee on January 14, 2015.

Overview of Proposed 9C Reduction Planning - Shared with School Committee and GTA Officers on 12/18/14

Preliminary 7-Town Line Item Budget - Provided to School Committee for December 17, 2014 meeting.

Salary Budget Presentation - School Committee 12/17/14

Auditor's Report - School Committee 11/12/14

Well Presentation Information - School Committee 11/12/14

Review of One-Man/One-Vote - School Committee 11/12/14

Student Performance Overview ?- 

presented to school committee by superintendent, building principals, and members of elementary data team on October 8, 2014.


Budget Overview and History - Presentation provided to school committee on Sept. 24, 2014.


2013-2014 Presentations
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September 10 - Clarification Letter to LegislatorsContact Information of Legislators
 
July 9 - Gateway Educational Plan as revised/adopted by school committee.
 
June 25 - PARCC v. MCASDraft Gateway Educational PlanDraft expenditure BudgetVersion 2.0 Line Item ChangesDESE LetterBond RatingSuperintendent's FY'14 EvaluationEvaluation Response
 
June 11 - Elementary Intervention PresentationJHS/HS Intervention Presentation
 
March 12 - Capital/Maintenance Plan

February 26 - Parking Lot Fees

 

February 12 - Overview of FY'15 Budget

February 6 - Massachusetts DESE Response to costs of Worthington withdrawing including use of E&D.

January 29 - Business Manager's Estimate of Worthington Withdrawal Costs to the District.

 

January 22 - School Committee Meeting - Professional Development Overview

 

December 19 - Finance Subcommittee Meeting: Gateway Revenue & Expense Overview andDESE Spreadsheet (Required Contributions)

November 13 Meeting: Auditor's ReportPupil Services

October 23 Meeting: Tech Update;MCAS

September 25 Meeting: School Choice; Student Performance - Elementary/Middle School & 7-12HCOG Net Meter

September 11 Meeting: Finance Subcommittee Benchmark Study

August 21 Meeting: Gateway Educational Foundation Report

July 24 Meeting: Title Presentation


2012-2013 Presentations
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Gateway Budget & Town Impacts - given to school committee on April 10, 2013


Guidance Presentation - given to school committee on April 10, 2013.

Solar Electricity Presentation - given to school committee on March 27, 2013

District Goals Update Presentation - given to school committee on March 27, 2013

District Goals Update Written - shared with school committee on March 27, 2013

Presentation on DESE Report - given to school committee on March 27, 2013

Major Findings and District Responses DESE Report - shared with school committee on March 27, 2013

DESE Report - From Spring 2012 visit - shared with school committee on March 27, 2013

School Committee Budget Primer - Information to help understand the Gateway Budget Process

Professional Development Presentation - Provided to school committee on January 23 Budget Presentation - Provided to school committee on January 9 & 23

FY '12 Auditor's Report - Provided to school committee in January 9

Budget History - Provided to school committee to set FY'14 Parameters on Dec. 12, 2012

2012-2013 End of Year Superintendent's Evaluation Documents:
Summary of School Committee Survey
 Individual School Committee Surveys - 

BrettBuikus,  CraneDamonEliasonFoleyHirtleKennedyKronholm, LevreaultWiner

 

 2012 - 2013 MidCycle Superintendent's Evaluation Documents: Summary Document (Individual Ratings: BrettBuikusCraneEliasonFoleyHirtleWiner) and Superintendent's Response. Provided to school committee on December 12, 2012.

Sept 2012 Student Data Presentation - Information related to MCAS and other student assessment information provided to school committee on Sept 26, 2012
 

2011-2012 School Committee Presentations

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FY'13 Line Item Expenditure Budget - Provided to school committee in preparation for the January 25 Meeting.

FY'13 Expenditure Budget - Provided to school committee in preparation for the January 25 Meeting.

Budget Overview - Presented to school committee at the January 11, 2012 Meeting.

Preliminary FY'13 Budget Expenditure Documents - Reviewed by school committee at the January 11, 2012 Meeting.

Cutting Class: Underfunding the Foundation Budget's Core Education Program - Presented to School Committee at the December 14, 2011 Meeting

Chapter 70 Presentation - Presented to School Committee at the December 14, 2011 Meeting
 

2010-2011 Presentations

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Fiscal Year 2011 Audit - Presented to School Committee at the November 9, 2011 Meeting

Energy Saving Presentation - Presented to School Committee at the November 9, 2011 Meeting 

Professional Development/Curriculum - Presented to School Committee at the October 12, 2011 Meeting in Montgomery.

Spring 2011 District  MCAS Presentation - Presented to School Committee at the September 28, 2011 Meeting in Blandford.

Survey Results - Graduated Classes 2006-2010 and NSPRA Surveys - Presented to School Committee at the May 11, 2011 Meeting.

Non-Union Compensation - Presented at the May 11, 2011 School Committee Meeting

One-Man, One-Vote - Discussed at Budget Public Hearing on March 2, 2011

Professional Development - Joanne Blocker's Feb 9, 2011 presentation to the school committee regarding  professional development activites that have taken place in the District.

Massachusetts Model for Comprehensive School Counseling - Carolynn Laurenza, Julie Hall and Richard White's February 9, 2011 presentation to the school committee regarding the implementation progress of the counseling plan.

One-Man, One Vote Information - January 26, 2011 presentation outlining options and history.

Revenue Projections FY'12 - PowerPoint presentation to School Committee, December 8th, 2010

Elementary Presentation on Consolidation - Summary PowerPoint presentation of staff from the October 27, 2010 school committee meeting.

Withdrawing from Gateway - Steve Hemman's (Executive Director of the Massachusetts' Association of Regional Schools) presentation to the school committee on October 27, 2010 regarding a town withdrawing from the district.

Forming A New Regional District - Steve Hemman's (Executive Director of the Massachusetts' Association of Regional Schools) presentation to the school committee on October 27, 2010 regarding forming/changing a regional school district.

Gateway 2010 MCAS Results - The MCAS results from Spring of 2010 broken down both by district and school. Presented to the school committee on September 22, 2010.

Microsoft PowerPoint - Gateway 2020-July 14.pdf - A presentation covering items to consider and work on in terms of setting district goals and objectives for the next ten years. Presented to the school committee on July 14, 2010.