2019 - 2020 Presentations
Budget Overview - As presented at the September 11 Meeting
Approved Superintendent's Evaluation Summary (18-19, approved 8.21.19)
Budget Hearing Information - As shared during the budget hearing on March 6, 2019.
Line Item Budget - As shown to school committee and town officials (online: ClearGov)
Middle/High School Budget Presentation - Presented at Dec. 12 School Committee Meeting
Elementary Budget Presentation - Presented at Dec. 12 School Committee Meeting
Budget Development Process - Presented at Nov.14 School Committee Meeting
Health Insurance Update - Presented at Oct. 24 School Committee meeting
Facilities and Maintenance Update - Presented at Oct. 24 School Committee Meeting
MCAS Update - Presented at Oct 24 School Committee Meeting
Literacy Action Report - Presented at Oct. 10 School Committee Meeting
Literacy Report to District - As referenced at Oct. 10 School Committee Meeting
Preschool Presentation - Provided at Oct. 10 School Commitee Meeting
FY2019 Financial State of the District - Reviewed at Sept.12 School Committee Joint Budget Meeting
Unfunded Mandates Update - Provided to SC on Sept. 12
2017 - 2018 Presentations
School Committee Goals and Progress 2017-2018 - reviewed June 20
Strategic/Improvement Plan Progress - provided on June 20
Whole Child Report - provided on June 20
Public Hearing Presentation - provided to the public on March 14.
Assessment Changes - a presentation provided to school committee on Feb. 14
FY'19 Preliminary Assessment/Major Changes Presentation - Shared with school committee and town offiicals on January 24, 2018
FY'19 Budget Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on January 10, 2018.
FY19 Central Office Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on December 13, 2017
FY19 Pupil Services Budget Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on December 13, 2017
FY19 MS/HS Budget Presentation shared with school committee and town officials on November 8, 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
-Special Education/Pupil Services
-Buildings & Grounds
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)
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.
September 10 - Clarification Letter to Legislators; Contact Information of Legislators
July 9 - Gateway Educational Plan as revised/adopted by school committee.
June 25 - PARCC v. MCAS; Draft Gateway Educational Plan; Draft expenditure Budget; Version 2.0 Line Item Changes; DESE Letter; Bond Rating; Superintendent's FY'14 Evaluation; Evaluation Response
June 11 - Elementary Intervention Presentation, JHS/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 Report; Pupil Services
October 23 Meeting: Tech Update;MCAS
September 25 Meeting: School Choice; Student Performance - Elementary/Middle School & 7-12; HCOG Net Meter
September 11 Meeting: Finance Subcommittee Benchmark Study
August 21 Meeting: Gateway Educational Foundation Report
July 24 Meeting: Title Presentation
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 -
Brett, Buikus, Crane, Damon, Eliason, Foley, Hirtle, Kennedy, Kronholm, Levreault, Winer
2012 - 2013 MidCycle Superintendent's Evaluation Documents: Summary Document (Individual Ratings: Brett, Buikus, Crane, Eliason, Foley, Hirtle, Winer) 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
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
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.