Last year, local attorney Geoff Pittman was named Chair of the Business Advisory Council (BAC), a group appointed by the board to provide business perspective on a variety of issues. One task they were assigned was to evaluate the efficacy and potential costs/benefits of clarifying the district’s image, awareness, and presentation to the community (i.e., the district’s “brand”). Continue reading
So sorry – I think last month was the first time in 7.5 years that I missed publishing articles for a monthly meeting when I was in attendance – but I guess it was bound to happen. So, I am making up for that now by including information for last month’s board meeting as well as this month’s. Below are highlights from both, as well as information from the special board meeting held on Monday, June 12: Continue reading
At last week’s meeting, the school board approved a resolution encouraging the legislature to enhance the Homestead Exemption, which was rolled back in 2013. Continue reading
Last year, the state began to evaluate charter schools by a variety of factors. One is proper documentation for “enrolled students,” which had led to significant funding questions among many of the online charter schools. Continue reading
I recently watched “13 Reasons Why” so I had better perspective when reading the myriad of articles about this controversial show. I found it to be an extremely difficult and concerning program, one that I as a parent would not have let my teen watch without my husband and myself present to discuss the issues and her thoughts immediately afterward. Continue reading
The Business Advisory Council explores questions related to the business operations of the school district.
Mr. Geoff Pittman, the 2017/18 Chair of the Business Advisory Council, is looking for several more people to join the Council. If you have interest in serving with fellow businesspeople for this year, please contact Mr. Pittman at gwp.atty @ fuse.net.