Board of Education

Board Policy

GUES Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The general purpose of Goodwin University Educational Services, Inc. (GUES) is to promote quality public education and provide opportunities, support and services to children in Goodwin University's community and the State of Connecticut.

GUES primary activities are pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-264l(a)(2)(D), to act on behalf of Goodwin University and its Trustees in matters related to magnet schools, and in that capacity, to apply for and receive grants from the CT State Department of Education for magnet schools on behalf of the University.

GUES will utilize its operating subsidiary, Goodwin University Magnet Schools, Inc., to manage the operations of the Goodwin University magnet schools.

GUMS Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The general purpose of Goodwin University Magnet Schools, Inc. (GUMS) is to support and promote quality public education. GUMS primary activities are to operate and manage Goodwin University's magnet schools: Connecticut River Academy and Riverside Magnet School.

GUMS is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Goodwin University's magnet schools and will engage the appropriate resources and contracted services that are necessary to operate the magnet schools. GUMS is a direct subsidiary of Goodwin University Educational Services, Inc.

The Goodwin University Magnet School, Inc. Board will be engaged in

  1. Strategic planning for all of Goodwin's magnet school activities and magnet programs.
  2. Provide expertise in operating and managing magnet school programs and serve as a resource for other schools, starting new magnet programs.
  3. Collaborating with state and local school districts and boards of education on issues concerning magnet schools.

GUMS meets four times annually to conduct magnet school business. Meeting times and location will be published along with the agenda on our websites prior to each meeting. All meetings are open to the public and allow for public comment at the start of each meeting. From time to time, special meetings are required and will be published on our websites. All previous agendas and minutes are published on our websites as well.