Wellesley Public Schools
40 Kingsbury Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481 Superintendent’s Bulletin
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.
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
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)
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
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
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.
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.
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,
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.