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Safe & Supportive Schools

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Safe and Supportive Schools (SaSS) Commission Meeting (Summer Retreat)

August 1, 2018 ∽ 10am–3pm

1585 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA ∽ 5th floor, Room 5052

Draft Agenda

  1. Welcome and Approval of Minutes

  2. Visual

  3. Tool Revisions*

(lunch)

  1. Legislative update on line item

  2. Leadership Summit

  3. Grant Program Evaluation

  4. Leadership Term Discussion (Proposal: confirm interest September 1)

(break)

  1. Recommendations on Schools' Capacity to Access Services (clinically, culturally, linguistically, developmentally appropriate)

  2. Next Steps (4th Annual Report, Recommendations, 2019 Priority Setting, etc.)




Reminder of Upcoming Commission Meetings:

  • Thurs., October 4, 2018 (Shrewsbury Town Hall, Selectman's Room, 100 Maple Ave: 10am–1pm)
  • Tues., Nov. 13, 2018 (DESE, 75 Pleasant St., Malden: 10am–1pm)

*Questions for Tool Discussion:

  1. What do you is strong/helpful about the tool document?

  2. What do you think needs to be improved?

  3. How do you think schools would respond to using the tool (what assumptions might they have, what they'd get out of it, what might surprise them, etc.)?

Reminder, per the legislation: the tool shall be used by schools to: (i) assess the school's capacity to create and sustain safe and supportive school environments for all students; (ii) identify areas where additional school-based action, efforts, guidance and support are needed to create and maintain safe and supportive school environments; and (iii) create action plans to address the areas of need identified by the assessment.)



Last Updated: July 31, 2018
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