Safe and Supportive Schools (SaSS) Commission Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:00 am-1:00 pm Reading Public Schools – Arthur Coolidge Middle School AGENDA I. Welcome, approval of November 18, 2015 minutes, and agenda review; confirm 2016 schedule of meetings* - 5 min. II. The 2015 Safe and Supportive Schools Commission report to the legislature - 5 min. III. Update on funding (grants, evaluation, conferences) - 5 min IV. Deliberate and reach consensus on overall 2016 work plan (including communication between Co-Chairs and Work group Leaders) - 30 min. V. Finalize on-line survey on content and usability for school users of Framework Tool– discussion facilitated by Kristine Camancho - 10 min. VI. Brainstorm lenses/areas (listed in the statute and additional areas) to research for improving Framework/Tool content; volunteers to pick lenses; experts for consultation 20 min. VII. Break into Project work groups - 45 min. [ 10 minute break ] VIII. Reports from work groups - 10 min. IX. Agree on Commission process for making decisions on recommendations for Framework/Tool and on recommendations to the state house. - 20 min. X. Line-item discussion – 10 min. XI. Next Steps and Related Updates – 10 min. *2016 COMMISSION MEETINGS: All 10am-1pm, except as noted: January 20 (Reading PS – Coolidge MS), March 15 (Worcester Public Library), May 11 (Malden -ESE), June 15 (likely Worcester area), August 10 (10am-3:30pm, retreat, likely HLS - Cambridge), October 5 (likely Worcester area), November 14 (Newton Public Schools).