​​​​​​​10/30/18 – School Committee Meeting – 6:30 pm – Kingsbury Rm. WPD
11/01/18 – Deadline to Submit Notice of Intent for Lane Change
11/12/18 – Veterans’ Day Observed – No School
11/20/18 – School Committee Meeting – 6:30 pm – Town Hall
11/21/18 – Thanksgiving Break Begins – Half Day
11/26/18 – Professional Development Day
11/27/18 – School Committee Meeting – 6:30 pm – Town Hall

Flu Vaccine Clinic for WPS Faculty and Staff
Monday, October 29, 2018  3:00 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   3:00 – 5:00
Thursday, November 1, 2018  5:00 – 8:00pm

Wellesley Board of Health  ~  90 Washington Street
Bring your insurance card.  Indicate that you are from WPS.  A $5.00 donation to the Healthy Wellesley Fund is optional.

You do not need to call ahead or make an appointment.  Any questions:  Call Linda Corridan, RN  x 5710

Boston Marathon Entries Available
The Selectmen have recently adopted a policy on how invitational entries for the Boston Marathon are awarded.

The policy provides two entries each to police and fire in recognition of the major role they play in the success of the marathon annually.  While they have run the marathon in the past, this policy clarifies the number of bibs available.  New this year is the opportunity for other town employees outside of those departments to run the race.  Attached is the approved policy, which sets aside two entries for employees or residents.  Depending on the applications received, the policy sets out a method to choose those runners, who must agree to raise at least $4,000 for the Town’s War Memorial scholarship.  The remaining entries go to charities that contribute to Wellesley, and they too must raise at least this amount for the charity that chooses them to run on their behalf.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Lane Change News:  Letters of Intent to Change Lanes Next School Year Are Due by November 1st
All professional staff who expect to receive a Masters, M+30, or M+60/Doctorate at the beginning of the next school year 2019-2020, must send formal notification of intent to change salary lanes to Addie Doherty dohertya@wellesleyps.orgno later than November 1, 2018.  The notification should include:  current lane, proposed lane, and the school year (2019-20) in which you hope to change lanes.  This early notification deadline is required so that provisions for anticipated salary lane changes may be included within the new fiscal year budget.  Please note: The list does not carry forward. You must provide written notice each year until you have achieved the desired lane change.  ​​​​​​​

K-12 METCO Director – Wellesley Public Schools
Wellesley Public Schools seeks candidates to be responsible for the facilitation of the educational and socialization process of METCO students and the establishment of collaboration between parents, students and the school district.  The position requires a person who is sensitive and experienced in meeting the needs of non-white students/families and who is able to help and guide them to succeed and benefit fully from their educational experience. The METCO Director will be required to provide staff/teacher training on cultural proficiency.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field is required.  Eligible for Massachusetts’ teacher, guidance and/or administrator certification preferred but not required.

For additional information about the position and to apply online visit the employment opportunities section of Wellesley Public Schools’ website at www.wellesleyps.org

Wellesley Public Schools is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Insurance Benefits Information
Health and Dental Insurance Benefits information is handled by the Town Hall Benefits Office.  Inquiries should be directed to Joanne Liburd at JLiburd@wellesleyma.gov or by calling 781-431-1019 extension 2244.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

WPS Internal Job Postings on District Website
​​​​​​​Please be aware that we added a new feature called “Internal Job Postings” under the Faculty tab of the District’s website.  We will post all of our internal jobs under this website tab. Therefore, you will no longer see internal job postings in the bulletin. This new way of posting will allow us to post internal positions any day of the week.​​​​​​​

Superintendent’s Bulletin

Superintendent’s Bulletin 10/26/18
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