Community Representative needed for Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center Board
Posted Mar 17, 2017, 5:33 AM by Web MasterThe Mt Abraham Board is currently looking for a community member to represent the 5 Town community on the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center Board. The commitment to this position is currently attending the monthly Board meeting (2nd of the month). It is possible, if you join additional Board committees, that you would attend more meetings. If you are interested in being appointed to this position, please email Dawn Griswold (email@example.com). The Mt Abraham Board would like to appoint a community member at their next meeting (3/28), if possible.
Invitation to New District Annual Meeting
Posted Feb 9, 2017, 7:51 AM by Web MasterPlease join us on Thursday, February 16 at 6PM at Mt. Abraham in the Large Cafeteria to formally open the new ANESD Unified School District! There will be a brief ceremony, a short meeting, and cake and beverages to celebrate this historic event!Click this link for Invitation to Org Meeting 2017-02-16 (1).pdf
Strategic Plan Development
Posted Jan 26, 2017, 10:46 AM by Web MasterOver the past several weeks we have been making progress in our strategic plan development. Most notable is the development of a vision for ANESU, Shaping Our Future Together! Use the links below to learn more about the strategic plan development thus far including next steps, the vision, mission and Ends as well as ways to get involved in the strategic planning process.
Mount Abraham Renovation Committee Charge
Posted Jan 19, 2017, 7:18 AM by Web Master
The Mt Abraham School Board shall form a Renovation Committee and charge the committee to determine facility needs and shape a potential bond measure to go before the 5 Town voters in the 2017-2018 School Year. The Committee shall research, draft, present, and work with the Board or any other ANESU capital improvement committee to implement a facility renovation/building plan for Mt. Abraham High School, including a time table for a bond vote and construction. The committee will gather information and community feedback to present a proposed bond project recommendation to the ANESU Superintendent, who will in turn use the proposal to inform his recommendation to the Mt Abraham Middle/High School Board and/or ANESD Board for final approval. The recommendation shall include a time table for a bond vote and construction. The Committee shall submit its plan to the Superintendent of Schools no later than August 1, 2017.
The committee shall take into consideration all factors necessary to ensure: (a) Mt Abraham has the resources to meet its Education goals for students (see ENDS policy), (b) the total cost and tax impact of a potential bond is financially viable for the 5 Town voters given the current economic climate, (c) safety and efficient maintenance of the facility and infrastructure needs meet state and/or ANESU expectations. The committee shall consist of no more than 11 members, comprising of Board Members and ANESD members, Staff, Students and Community members. A Board Member shall be appointed the chair of this Committee. The Superintendent of Schools, Mt Abraham Principal, ANESU Chief Financial Officer, and ANESU Facilities Director shall be ex-officio – non-voting members of the committee. Members of the committee will be chosen by an application process, in which letters of interest shall be submitted to the Mt Abraham Chair, Dawn Griswold firstname.lastname@example.org , no later than February 17, 2017. The entire committee shall be appointed by the Board Chair as soon as practicable but no later than the February 28, 2017.
Teacher and Support Staff Collective Bargaining Information - 2015-2016
Collective bargaining negotiations for a successor agreement between the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union, its member districts and its teachers are now under way. Vermont statutes require school districts to form Bargaining Councils for the purpose of negotiating contracts and each school district within the ANESU has appointed members to serve on the ANESU Bargaining Council. Teachers from each of our schools are represented by the Addison Northeast Education Association and affiliated with Vermont-National Education Association.
All school district meetings are publically warned and conducted in accordance with Vermont open meeting legal requirements. The meetings have been filmed by NEAT TV and minutes of the meetings are taken and posted electronically on the district’s website.
The following contract language, salary and benefit proposals were exchanged by each side.