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2017 Superintendent’s Evaluation

Please take a few minutes to provide me with anonymous feedback on my job performance this year. The results will be shared with school committee members who will incorporate the information into my overall job performance rating.

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2016 Evaluation: 2016 Survey Results

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2015 Evaluation: 2015 Survey Results

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2014 Evaluation: 2014 Survey Results

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2013 Evaluation: 2013 Survey Results

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2012 Evaluation: 2012 Survey Results

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2011 Evaluation: 2011 Survey Results

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2010 Evaluation: 2010 Survey Results

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A Great Day for our Special Olympians

Our Burlington Public Schools Special Olympians competed yesterday with the Special Olympians from Wilmington Public Schools.   Congratulations to all of our Special Olympians on their successful performances yesterday!  Please check out the videos and pictures below from this great day.

This event was made possible thanks to the exceptional efforts of our special teachers and our Director of Special Education Louise D’Amato.

The students at Pine Glen gave their fellow Pine Glenners a great send off! 

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Dr. Owens Complete Presentation – The Case for Delayed School Start Times

The entire presentation by Dr. Judith Owens, Director of The Center for Sleep Disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital, that was made on April 6 at BHS has been made available thanks to Burlington Cable Access Television. You can view it below.

via Dr. Owens Complete Presentation – The Case for Delayed School Start Times — Burlington School Start Times

From the BPS School Start Times Blog – Pediatric Sleep Expert Talks Later High School Start Times

This report is courtesy of BCAT TV Dr. Judith Owens, Director of The Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, was at Burlington High to discuss teenage sleep cycles and the benefit of later school start times. The school district is considering pushing […]

via Pediatric Sleep Expert Talks Later High School Start Times — Burlington School Start Times

Mrs. Fortunato Presents At National Math Conference



Carrie Fortunato, our K-5 Math Coach, presented at the National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM) Annual Conference in San Antonio last week.  Mrs. Fortunato shared the work that she and her colleagues have undertaken in developing an eNumeracy System here in Burlington.

The presentation (which can be seen below) received great feedback from those in attendance and our district eNumeracy website has received hundreds of views since the conference.  Congratulations to Mrs. Fortunato for being selected by NCTM to share these great resources that were developed here in Burlington!

Mr. Musselman Publishes Book with NSTA!


Congratulations to Sean Musselman, from our Burlington Science Center, who was honored on March 31, 2017, at the National Science Teacher Convention in Los Angeles for the release of his new NSTA children’s science book, Investigating Weather and Climate. 

Sean’s book, a two-year undertaking, will assist elementary teachers in supporting both the Massachusetts and National Science Standards related to weather, climate and the interpretation of charts and data.  The book explores how humans collect weather data on which a variety of weather and climate graphs and charts are built upon. It leads students to construct their own meaning from the patterns they uncover in the data, answering the driving question, “What can we learn by observing and recording weather data?”