District Sub-Committees

  • Dear New London Public Schools Families,

    If you are interested in being involved in the decision making of New London Public Schools, the following committees are available for you to join:

    DELTa Committee:

    The DELTa is a group of stakeholders who serve as the community advisory group. Their role is to ensure that the school district is accountable to equity in education.

    Meeting Dates: November - June meetings to be announced

    Committee Leads: Ms. Kate McCoy, mccoyk@newlondon.org and Dr. Jose Ortiz, ortizj@newlondon.org 


    Magnet Pathway Committee:

    Begin to host a new committee whose charge will be to build, monitor, support and communicate information regarding the district's three K-12 magnet-themed pathways.

    Meeting Dates: October 12, December 14, February 8, May 17
    Meeting Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Committee Leads: Ms. Kate McCoy, mccoyk@newlondon.org and Mr. Tim Enos, enost@newlondon.org 


    District Technology Committee:

    A District Technology Team will work to identify strengths, needs educational aims and a cycle of inventory, repair and replacement for district technology

    Meeting Dates: November 15, February 28, May 23
    Meeting Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

    Committee Leads: Mr. Tim Enos, enost@newlondon.org and Dr. Leah Champ-Burdick, champ-burdickl@newlondon.org 


    Employee Recognition Committee:

    Work to design and implement creative projects that seek to highlight and formally recognize the excellence in skills, practice and dedication of our staff

    Meeting Dates: September 30, October 28, November 18, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 30
    Meeting Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Committee Lead: Ms. Grace Sanchez, sanchezg@newlondon.org 


    SEL/Mental Health/Wellness Committee:

    Outcomes are to review data and trends regarding Social emotional learning. The team will also engage in mini-training boosters and district assessments.

    Meeting Dates: September 28, December 7, March 8, May 31
    Meeting Time: 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Committee Lead: Ms. Carrie Rivera, riverac@newlondon.org 


    EL/Bi-Lingual/Cultural Competencies  Committee:

    The EL/Bilingual/Cultural Competencies Committee is composed of staff members and administrators from every school who are collaborating to build district capacity on cultural competencies. The committee meets to review available resources, seek opportunities to include student voice and share ideas on how to best support district needs. In addition, the committee aims to support school communities in the development of culturally competent and globally minded professionals who engage with students, families, and each other in culturally responsive ways.

    Meeting Dates: October 19, December 7, February 8, April 5
    Meeting Time: 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 

    Committee Lead: Ms. Maribel Olivero, oliverom@newlondon.org 


    NLPS & CONL Early Childhood Committee:

    This committee will review current options for preschool services as well as discuss challenges and solutions.

    Meeting Dates: October 27, November 17, December 8, January 12, February 2, February 23, March 16, April 6, April 27, May 18, June 8
    Meeting Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Committee Lead: Ms. Cynthia Ritchie, ritchiec@newlondon.org 


    Special Education Advisory Committee:

    This committee will review issues facing special education in NLPS. There will be discuss around capacity building as well as specialized instruction.

    Meeting Dates: October 21, January 20, March 24, May 19
    Meeting Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Committee Lead: Dr. Valerie Kelsey, kelseyv@newlondon.org 


    Committee for Excellence in Staff Diversity

    The committee is charged with: improving the recruitment of teachers and leaders of color to serve as role models for students of color, to identify incentives, supports, and other best practices that increase the likelihood of retaining and/or promoting of current staff that identify as a person of color, and to create a program to encourage and recruit students of color into the profession of education; support them on their way to and through university; and incentivize them to return to New London.

    Meeting Dates: September 27, October 25, November 29, December 20, January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27
    Meeting Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

    Committee Lead: Mr. Bob Stacy, stacyr@newlondon.org 


     

    If you are interested in joining any of the above committees, please complete the following form: CLICK HERE

    Thank you!