Public Records Request Update – effective January 1, 2017

Berkshire Hills Regional School District

Great Barrington   Stockbridge   West Stockbridge


6:00 pm Thursday, January 28, 2021 (In-Person & Virtual) 

In-Person:  District Office, 50 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Stockbridge. Limited to: School Committee members, Superintendent and Business Administrator.  For all others who wish to participate, please join thru Zoom or Facebook:

Meeting ID: 862 7341 6900   Password: bhrsd

Dial by your location for telephone only: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 862 7341 6900  Password: 771818 OR via Facebook:

PLEASE NOTE:  Pursuant to Governor Baker’s order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law and imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Berkshire Hills Regional School District School Committee will be conducted both in-person and virtual.  In-person attendance will be limited to BHRSD School Committee members, Superintendent and Business Administrator.  No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted at this time, however, the meeting may be accessed remotely through Zoom and/or Facebook.  Agenda items listed are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair and not all items listed may in fact be discussed.  Items not listed may be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.  This meeting is being recorded by CTSB and will be broadcast.  The meeting is also being recorded by the committee recorder, other members of the committee and members of the audience.   Minutes will be transcribed and made public and posted to our website once approved.

Link to January 28, 2021 Agenda & Backup Material


  1. Call to Order:
  2. Pledge of Allegiance:
  1. Minutes:
  1. Superintendent’s Report: 
    • Good News Item(s)
    • Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) President Elect Andrea Wadsworth
    • Set Public Hearing Date – FY22 Proposed Budget
    • Requests for Approval:
      • Memorandum of Understanding – Cooperative Contract for Support Staff re: Food Service
      • Anonymous Donation for W.E.D. DuBois Signage, etc.
      • 2020-2021 Progress Report Revision – Muddy Brook
      • Proposed 2021-2022 School Calendar
    • Update(s):
      • MCAS and Potential Letter
      • COVID-19
        • Shifts in Schedule
  1. Sub-Committee Reports:
    • Policy Sub Committee
    • Building and Grounds Sub Committee
    • Superintendent’s Evaluation Sub Committee
    • Technology Sub Committee
    • Finance Sub Committee
    • District Consolidation & Sharing Sub-Committee
  1. Personnel Report:
    • Retirement(s); Extra-curricular Appointment(s)
  1. Business Operation:
  2. Education News:
  3. Old Business:
  4. New Business:
          • Public Comment
          • Written Communication


Upcoming Meetings:

January 26, 2021 – 4:30pm Meet & Confer – Negotiations Sub Committee/Unit A – Executive Session (Virtual)

January 28, 2021 @ 6:00pm School Committee – Regular Meeting (Virtual)

February 1, 2021 @4:30pm:  Negotiations Sub-Committee with Unit A (Virtual)

February 11, 2021 @6:00pm School Committee – Regular Meeting (Virtual)