While certainly not a new face at the USD 490 BOE meetings, Superintendent Teresa Tosh has been attending meetings since she was hired earlier this year. However, this was her first monthly board meeting since assuming the helm from Sue Givens who retired at the end of June.
During the meeting Kimberly Koop, Director of Information Services was recognized by the board for the BG Stadium Annual Report she submitted. The report earned a National School Public Relations Award.
Actions taken by the Board included the Reorganization of the Board of Education for 2019-2020. A resolution to extend terms of current officers of the board was approved, as were board appointments.
Those appointments were:
Melissa Smith was appointed Clerk of the Board and Human Resources Assistant Sherry Bilson was appointed Assistant Clerk of the Board
Director of Human Resources Lynda Sharp and Human Resources Assistant Sherry Bilson as KPERS Representatives
Wendy McAdoo as Board Treasurer for the 2019-2020 School Year
Melissa Smith as District Food Service Program Representative
Kathy Robertson as Hearing Officer for Free and Reduced Meal Application Appeals
DeAnna Pierce, Elementary Assistant Principal as Local Consolidated Plan Coordinator
Norm Wilks as KASB Governmental Relations Representative
Heather Nichols as Representative to the Special Education Cooperative Board
Vicki Coash as the Ex Officio Representative to Partners in Education Foundation Board of Directors.
Superintendent Teresa Tosh as the District Freedom of Information Officer
Director of Information Services Kim Koop as District Records Custodian
Norm Wilks and Tom Storrer as Board Representatives on the 2019-2020 Negotiations Team.
Tom Storrer to serve on the District Leadership Team for 2019-2020
Norm Wilks and Monty Hughey to serve on the Educational Facility Authority of Butler County for 2019-2020, with Tom Storrer as an alternate
2019-2020 School Site Councils Representatives:
Skelly Elementary School—Vicki Coash
Blackmore Elementary School— Sharon Waugh
Grandview Elementary School— Monty Hughey
El Dorado Middle School—Heather Nichols
With the 2019-2020 school year beginning on Tuesday, August 13the for grades PreK-6 and 9 and Wednesday, August 14th for grades 7, 8, and 10-12, walk-in enrollment begins on August 5th. New Teacher Orientation will be held that day as well and an all-staff meeting will be conducted on August 6th.
The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Monday, July 29th at the DIstrict Office.