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April 29, 2019 Board Meeting Highlights

At a special meeting on April 29, 2019, the Freeport School District Board of Education:

● Reorganized with the seating of newly elected board members Ms. Martha Furst and Pastor Adron Simmons. Once under oath, the Board proceeded to determine its officers, unanimously electing Janice Crutchfield to continue as Board President and George McCarty to continue as Vice-President. (Additional contact: Mrs. Janice Crutchfield, Board of Education President, 815-232-0308, janice.crutchfield@fsd145.org)

● Established the Board Meeting Schedule for 2019-2020. (Additional contact: Ms. Greta Harrell, Board of Education Secretary, 815-232-0308, greta.harrell@fsd145.org)

● Participated in a workshop on interviewing techniques with Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, the search firm assisting the Board in the process of hiring a new Superintendent to lead the district. The Board is preparing to conduct initial interviews with a slate of recommended candidates later this week. (Additional contact: Mrs. Janice Crutchfield, Board of Education President, 815-232-0308, janice.crutchfield@fsd145.org)

The public is always invited and encouraged to attend Freeport School District Board of Education meetings. The next scheduled regular meeting will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 6:00 PM at the FSD Administration Building (501 E. South Street, Freeport, IL).