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    • Wellesley Public Schools 40 Kingsbury Street Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481 Superintendent’s Bulletin www.wellesley.k12.ma.us/district/bulletins.htm Bella T. Wong Bulletin # 34 Superintendent of Schools May 28, 2010 The Superintendent’s Bulletin is posted weekly on Fridays on our website. It provides timely, relevant information about meetings, professional development opportunities, curriculum and program development, grant awards, and School Committee news. The bulletin is also the official vehicle for job postings. Please read the bulletin regularly and use it to inform colleagues of meetings and other school news. 
 Dear
Colleagues.

 We
seem
to
be
heading
toward
a
wonderful
close
of
school
year
bolstered
by
the
sunny
and
temperate
 weather.

Nevertheless,
a
myriad
of
stresses
can
face
us
these
last
few
weeks...rest
up
and
enjoy
a
reflective
 long
weekend.
 CALENDAR
 
 
 
 Monday
05/31
Memorial
Day
–
No
School
 Friday,

06/04

Graduation,
Hunnewell
Field,
5
p.m.
 Thurs.,
06/17
 Last
Day
of
School
for
Students
(Half
Day)
 
 PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT
 







 
 NEW
 Dear
Faculty,
 In
order
to
provide
you
with
more
professional
development
opportunities
at
low
or
no
cost,
TEC
member
districts
are
 working
together
to
open
up
available
courses
to
faculty
from
other
TEC
districts.

 To
view
the
courses
being
offered
and
registration
information,
please
visit
the
TEC
Inter‐District
Professional
 Development
wiki
at
http://interdistrictprofdevel.wikispaces.com/
Faculty
from
the
district
providing
the
course
will
be
 given
registration
priority.
 We
hope
you
will
take
advantage
of
these
offerings
and
that
we
will
be
able
to
expand
our
collaboration
in
the
future.
 Have
a
terrific
summer!

    • Professional
Development
from
TEC
 The
Education
Cooperative
(TEC)
will
soon
be
recruiting
the
third
cohort
for
the
Teaching
American
History
 program.

This
will
be
an
exciting
year
focused
on
“The
Story
of
American
Freedom:

Citizenship
and
the
 Changing
Meaning
of
Democracy.”

Courses
begin
in
the
fall
of
2010.
 
 This
grant
funded
professional
development
program
includes:


 
























 • 3
Free
graduate
credits
(3
additional
credits
available
 • A
$500
Stipend
 • 135
PDPs
 
 Loads
of
resource
materials,
including
free
and
forever
access
to
WebLessons
 Historians
from
Harvard
University,
MIT
and
Holy
Cross
College
 
 We
encourage
applications
from
TEC
district
teams
of
2‐5.

Applications
will
be
distributed
after
April
vacation
 week.
 
 Please
take
a
look
at
the
TEC
TAH
wiki:

http://industrialrevolution09.pbworks.com/
 The
slide
show
featured
on
the
home
page
highlights
some
of
the
historical
field
experiences
of
last
summer.
 
 Michelle
LeBlanc,
TEC’s
Teaching
American
History
Project
Director,
would
be
delighted
to
come
and
talk
in
 detail
about
this
intensive
program
and
to
share
the
amazing
wealth
of
resources
created
by
participating
 teachers.

Contact
Michelle
directly
at
781‐326‐2473
x
107.
 
 
 
 CONGRATULATIONS
to
Sarah
Byrnes,
Grade
1
Teacher
at
Hunnewell
School,
on
 the
birth
of
her
daughter,
McKensie
Catherine
Byrnes.


 
 
 
 APARTMENT
AVAILABLE
–
A
2‐bedroom
unit
on
the
north
 side
of
Linden
Street
(just
east
of
Crest
Road)
will
become
 available
short.

Rent
is
$1200/month.

For
more
 information,
please
contact
Dan
Juliani
at
 
 djuliani@delandgibsonins.com


 
 
 
 
 
 
 WHS
GRADUATION
NEWS:

In
the
event
of
rain,
the
graduation
ceremony
will
 be
held
at
the
Webster
Athletic
Center
on
the
campus
of
Babson
College.

 
 
 2
    • POSITIONS
AVAILABLE
 2010‐2011
OPENINGS
 
 ELEMENTARY
 Part‐time
Librarian
 
 HIGH
SCHOOL
 Health
Teacher

(.2FTE)
 Please
send
a
cover
letter,
resume,
three
letters
of
reference,
transcripts,
and
licensure
by
4
p.m.
on

June
11,
2010

to
Carol
A.
 Gregory,
Asst.
Supt.,
Wellesley
Public
Schools,
40
Kingsbury
Street,
Wellesley,
MA

02481.


 MIDDLE
SCHOOL
 French
Teacher
(.4
FTE)
 Please
send
a
cover
letter,
resume,
three
letters
of
reference,
transcripts,
and
licensure
by
4
p.m.
on

June
4,
2010

to

 Carol
A.
Gregory,
Asst.
Supt.,
Wellesley
Public
Schools,
40
Kingsbury
Street,
Wellesley,
MA

02481.

 Full‐
time
Speech
and
Language
Pathologist
needed
at
Middle
School
to
fill
a
maternity
leave
for
school
year
2010‐11.
 Responsibilities
include
evaluation,
providing
direct
services
to
individuals
and
small
groups
of
students,
consultation
to
teachers,
 and
social
skills
instruction.
Please
send
cover
letter,
resume,
three
letters
of
reference,
licensure
and
transcripts
to
 Jeff_Williams@wellesley.k12.ma.us
and/or
Personnel,
Wellesley
Public
Schools,
40
Kingsbury
Street,
Wellesley,
MA
02481
 
 .8FTE
Elementary
Library
Teaching
Assistant
needed
for
SY
10‐11
to
work
with
elementary
students;
assist
librarian
with
classes;
 assist
teachers
with
classes;
manage
circulation,
collection
and
database;
conduct
inventory;
troubleshoot
technology
problems;
 instruct
students
in
library
computer
lab;
order
technology
supplies;
manage
circulation
of
technology
equipment
(i.e.
IBooks,
 cameras)
and
assist
with
building
duties.
Please
send
cover
letter,
resume,
three
letters
of
reference,
and
transcripts
to

 Carol
A.
Gregory,
Assistant
Superintendent,
Wellesley
Public
Schools,
40
Kingsbury
Street,
Wellesley,
MA
02481
by
4
p.m.
on
June
4,
 2010
 
 Paraprofessional’s
with
ABA
experience
needed
to
work
with
adolescents
in
a
functional
skills
summer
school
program
at
the
 middle
school.

Summer
school
begins
on
July
1
to
August
6,
2010.

Hours
are
from
9:00
a.m.
to
3:00
p.m.

Salary
$25.00/hr.
Please
 send
cover
letter,
resume,
three
letters
of
reference,
licensure
and
transcripts
to
Jeff_Williams@wellesley.k12.ma.us
 
 Wellesley
Public
Schools
Actively
Seeks
to
Increase
the
Diversity
of
its
Workforce
 
 
 Coaching
Positions



 
 Fall
Season
2010‐11
 Coach:



Sub
Varsity
Boys
Soccer
 Coach:



Freshman
Girls
Soccer
 Co ntact Athletic Director John_Brown@well es l ey.k12.ma.us 3
    • Are you taking a maintenance medication? Do you want to lower your prescri ption costs? Are you tired of running to the p harmacy every 30 days? If yo u a nsw ered “YES” to a ny of th e abo v e que stio ns, he lp i s o n the way! As part of your health insurance benefit, Town employees can have generic and brand name prescriptions filled (and refilled) by mail order. The Human Resources Department will be offering workshops to explain these benefits to you and how you can take advantage of them to lower, and possibly eliminate, your prescription costs. Please plan to attend one of the following workshops: ** Wednesday, June 2nd at 3:30 in the Arnold Room, second floor, Wellesley Free Library Thursday, June 3rd at 3:30 in the Arnold Room, second floor, Wellesley Free Library To enroll or for further information, call 781-431-1019, ext. 2246 or e-mail to hr@wellesleyma.gov.