Full Day Kindergarten
Steering Committee Charge
- Create a feasibility committee inclusive of administration, teachers, and parents.
- Review longitudinal studies comparing academic performance of students participating in half-day verses full day kindergarten.
- Conduct surveys of parents and staff about this option.
- Conduct site visitations to districts that offer full day programs.
- Conduct a review of buildings and grounds to accommodate full day Kindergarten.
- Conduct an audit of costs associated with full day Kindergarten.
Marie O’DonnellByam School K Teacher
Abbie DufaultCenter School K Teacher
Sue MackinnonCenter School Grade 1 Teacher
Allison LacasseSouth Row Specialist
Jen BurnsByam Parent Representative
Karen SpenglerHarrington Parent Representative
Al ThomasSchool Committee Member
Michael LaCavaHarrington PrincipalDr. Molly McMahon
South Row PrincipalKara SaranichCHIPS Program Director