The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Board of Trustees met Jan. 15 for its first meeting of the new year. The board elected officers for 2020 and approved committee appointments, among other business. The next meeting is set for Jan. 29. For more or to see an agenda, visit hseschools.org/about/board.
What happened: The board elected officers for 2020.
What it means: Michelle Fullhart was elected president, Janet Pritchett vice president and Julie Chambers secretary. The board approved the nominations unanimously.
What happened: The board approved appointments for corporation treasurer and deputy treasurer.
What it means: HSE Chief Financial Officer Cecily Nunn and HSE Director of Business Stephanie Madison were appointed treasurer and deputy treasurer, respectively. The board approved the appointments unanimously.
What happened: The board approved 2020 committee appointments.
What it means: Appointments consist of the following: Analytics – Clint Wilson, Amanda Shera; Audit – Amanda Shera; Community Engagement – Julie Chambers, Janet Pritchett; Curriculum – Brad Boyer, Julie Chambers; Equity – Michelle Fullhart, Sylvia Shepler; Facilities – Brad Boyer, Sylvia Shepler, Clint Wilson; Finance – Amanda Shera; Fishers Economic Development – Brad Boyer; Foundation – Michelle Fullhart; Human Resources – Michelle Fullhart, Janet Pritchett, Clint Wilson; Legislative – Janet Pritchett; Noblesville Economic Development – Sylvia Shepler; Policy – Janet Pritchett, Julie Chambers; Technology – Michelle Fullhart, Amanda Shera. The board approved the appointments unanimously.
What happened: The board approved a new construction method for the new Wayne Township elementary school.
What it means: Although an opening date hasn’t been set, the new school that will replace the existing Durbin Elementary could open for the 2022-23 school year. The board unanimously approved the proposal.
What happened: The board approved a series of policies.
What it means: Various updates and clarifications were made to a group of policies that included teacher appreciation grants, entrance age requirements, residency requirements, homeless children, education records, background and criminal history information and student transportation. The board unanimously approved the updated policies.