December 10, 2018

Board Minutes January 5, 2015


DATE: 01-19-2015

Town of Hartford & Hartford School Board Warrant Information Meeting

January 5, 2015

7:00 PM HHS Auditorium


Board Members present: Administration present:

Kevin Christie Tom DeBalsi

Lori Dickerson

Paul Keane Jim Vezina

Peter Merrill Cathy Newton

Eric Michaels



Welcome/Introductions- FX Flinn


Call to Order- Michael Kainen, Moderator


Hartford School District Technology Education Presentation- Mr. DeBalsi introduces: Cathy Newton, Jeff Badillo, Margaret Cintarino, Courtney Keene, DeWayne Fitzhebert, Rick Dustin-Eichler. The presentation introduced the 3 year Tech Plan of the District, updates done and needed, funding for LNV (Learning Network of VT), and student accomplishments. Devices updates and SBAC Skills checklist for students were introduced as well as student achievements.


Feedback/questions for Tech/Mr. DeBalsi

  • An Assistant to Tech Director is needed

  • Thanks to Tech Dept and staff for teaching students eportfolios and all you do


Questions/comments not pertinent to HSD Technology directed to Mr. DeBalsi/HSB

  • Why are HSD teachers leaving the district to teach in Hanover?

  • Why didn’t the HSB ask the voters what to do with the remainder of the Bond money?

  • Should Hartford revisit consolidation of local schools?

  • Town/School synchronization is needed?


The meeting concluded at 9:34 PM.


Respectfully Submitted,

Carol Bagley