At the Oct. 24 Board of Education meeting, District 191 administrators provided an update on the district’s facilities realignment process, including a report on the themes that came out of several community focus groups held in the previous three weeks.
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Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education unanimously elected officers to one-year terms as part of their annual organizational meeting on Jan. 10.
Board member Abigail Alt (pictured right) was elected to be chairperson, while Eric Miller was elected vice chairperson. Darcy Schatz was elected clerk, and DeeDee Currier was elected treasurer.
Abigail Alt will be the first recipient of a new annual award created by the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) to recognize a board member in their first elected term for outstanding leadership, collaboration, involvement, and for advocating on behalf of public education.
At the Oct. 11 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Cindy Amoroso announced her intent to retire on June 30, 2019, at the end of the 2018-19 school year.
Amoroso was hired as assistant superintendent for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 in 2013 and named interim superintendent in 2017. She has spent more than 25 years as an educator, including elementary and secondary teaching, curriculum development, instructional leadership, and both school- and district-level leadership.
Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in the Burnsville Room, upper level, Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway.
At the forum, candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions from the audience.
The five candidates for four four-year terms on the Board of Education are Abigail Alt, Lesley Chester, Jen Holweger, Scott Hume and Jim Schmid. All five will be on the ballot Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Five candidates have filed for four four-year terms on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education and will be on the ballot for Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The filing period closed on Aug. 14.
They are (in alphabetical order):
Sundus Farah, who will be a senior at Burnsville High School, will be the new student representative to the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education for the 2018-19 school year.
The school district was one of the first in Minnesota to have a student serve on the Board of Education as a non-voting member, representing the interests of students.
The student representative is seated with board members at meetings. Every month, the student representative gives a report on events and activities at the high school.
Filing dates are July 31 through Aug. 14 for four four-year terms on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education.
Candidates can file beginning at 8 a.m. on July 31 until 5 p.m. on Aug. 14 at Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. The filing fee is $2.
At the June 21 District 191 Board of Education meeting, Vice Chair Dr. DeeDee Currier read the following summary of the board's performance evaluation of Superintendent Cindy Amoroso.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education would like to take this opportunity to formally and publicly congratulate Cindy Amoroso on her accomplished leadership in her first year of service to our school district as superintendent.
As vice chair, I facilitate the superintendent evaluation process.
Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education unanimously elected officers to one-year terms as part of their annual organizational meeting on Jan. 11.
Board member Jim Schmid was elected as chairperson while DeeDee Currier was elected as vice chairperson. Bob VandenBoom was elected as clerk and Dan Luth as treasurer. Others serving on the seven-member board are Abigail Alt, Eric Miller and Darcy Schatz.