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What's the Best Way to Use Space in Tolland Schools?

What's the Best Way to Use Space in Tolland Schools?

Tolland Public Schools

School Facility Utilization & Assessment Study

Public Workshop

Number 4 of 4

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Tolland High School Library

1 Eagle Hill, Tolland

The Tolland Board of Education invites you to participate in the final meeting in a series of community workshops regarding the development of a facility plan for our District's schools.

The Board selected Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc. (“DRA”) to develop the School Facility Utilization & Assessment Study. In this workshop, DRA will focus on the top scenarios deemed feasible based on their research to date - including talking to staff, touring facilities, and meeting with residents. The agenda, provided below, will include an opportunity for the public to give feedback. After the workshop, DRA will craft their report of recommendations to the Tolland Board of Education. If you are interested, more background on the process is provided below.

We encourage your attendance and participation, and invite you to share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions.

Children (ages 3 and older) and school-aged children are invited to attend with their families. Age-appropriate activities will be planned.

WORKSHOP AGENDA

7:00 - 7:10                   Informational Displays                       

7:10 - 7:15                   Welcome                                           

7:15 - 7:45                   Options Presentation             

7:45 - 8:15                   Q+A                            

8:15 - 8:25                   Next Steps                             

8:25 - 8:30                   Concluding Comments

DRA has already conducted building evaluations prior to meeting with town residents at the community workshops. They have met with school staff to conduct programming and educational planning meetings. The firstworkshop focused on gathering community input. The second workshop served to introduce possible alternatives for our schools. The third workshop continued to explore possible alternatives and established key issues/concerns for considering them. This fourthand final workshop will shape specific recommendations for the Board of Education's consideration.  

DRA’s study will consider the broadest range of options and possibilities to address the needs of Tolland’s school system.





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