Atlantic School Board to vote on top posts tonight


September 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Members of the Atlantic Community School District’s Board of Education will vote tonight on the Board President and Vice President positions for the 2012-2013 school year. The current Board President is Kristy Pellett, while the Vice President is Dennis Davis. In other administrative matters during their Annual Meeting, the Board will appoint a Board Secretary, Treasurer and Legal Counsel for 2012-2013, set the date, time and place for future regular board meetings, and approve Depository limits for Fiscal Year 2013.

During their regular session to follow, the Atlantic School Board will receive a progress report on construction at the Middle School, and overview of Lindamood-Bell teachers. Lindamood-Bell is a research-validated instructional programs that teach children and adults to read, spell, comprehend, think critically, and express language.

Action items on the Board’s agenda include approval of: An Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) agreement with area schools for 2012-13; and the 1st readings of various Board Policies. Prior to adjournment, the Board will discuss Capital Project Needs. Their meeting begins at 7:30-p.m. in the Atlantic High School Media Center.