School Board Meeting Highlights

9-27-16

Agenda:


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All motions were approved.

New Teacher and Administrator Reception

More than 50 new staff members were introduced to the School Board during the New Staff Reception at the start of the meeting. They represent 19 subject areas. 45% hold Masters Degrees and hail from 20 colleges. The first was hired in April and this ends five months of a very busy hiring season. Welcome new staff!


WFMZ article about the reception

Business Meeting

Bob Bold gave this Parkland Education Foundation Update:

  • On Opening Day the Parkland School District Education Foundation launched its annual Employee Giving Campaign allowing staff to make a donation to the Foundation through a payroll deduction. After a two-week campaign, 248 staff members donated a total of $19,815 which is a 22% increase over last year. He thanked everyone who donated.

  • Online registration is now open for the Foundation’s 2nd Annual Alumni Turkey Trot which will take place on Friday, November 25, at 9:00am at Parkland High School. There will also be a one-mile race for kid’s. for more info or to register, click here.
  • The Foundation is accepting nominations for its Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor through November 30. Alumni nominating forms can be found here. The alumni selected for the Wall of Honor will be announced in February 2017.

Roundtable

Everyone welcomed the new staff and thanked Human Resources for their help in securing a tremendous crop of well-qualified people.


The Annual Bus Driver Safety Awards Dinner which recognizes accident-free and safe driving, is this Saturday, October 1st.

NEXT MEETING: October 18, 2016 with a Workshop at 7 PM, Regular Meeting at 8 PM