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.
District Parent-Leadership & Parent Engagement Advisory Group (PLAG):
The goals of this committee are to help parents/caregivers become more informed, engaged and empowered about the education of the students in NLPS.
- Meeting Dates: November 18, January 13, March 10, and May 12 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 5:00pm - 6:00pm)
The DELTa is a larger 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
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.
- Contact: McCoyK@newlondon.org
- Meeting Dates: November 6, January 11, March 25, and May 17 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 2:30pm - 4:00pm)
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.
- Contact: SanchezG@newlondon.org
- Meeting Dates: October 22, December 17, February 25, and April 22 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Outcomes are to review data and trends regarding Social emotional learning. The team will also engage in mini-training boosters and district assessments.
- Contact: RiveraC@newlondon.org
- Meeting Dates: November 10, February 2, April 6, and June 8 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 3:00pm - 4:00pm)
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: November 17, January 12, March 16, and May 11 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Early Childhood Committee:
This committee will review current options for preschool services as well as discuss challenges and solutions.
- Contact: KelseyV@newlondon.org
- Meeting Dates: December 15, February 16, April 13, and May 18 (All meetings will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee:
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: October 26, November 30, December 21, January 25, Febraruy 22, March 29, April 26, May 24, June 14 (All will be Hybrid(Virtual & In Person) between 4:00pm - 5:00pm)