Tag: Supt. Jesse Rodriguez

D209 Board Approves New Supt. Contract

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6/14/18 

Featured image: Supt. Jesse Rodriguez was given a 5-year contract on June 12. | File 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board approved a 5-year contract for Supt. Jesse Rodriguez during a contentious regular meeting on June 12 that could prove ominous, with some people referencing allegations of discriminatory hiring and workplace practices lodged against the administration to argue why the school board should vote the contract down or at least hold off on voting until the allegations are looked into.

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D209 Athletic Workers To Get Much-Needed Pay Raises, New Scorer’s Tables

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The district recently purchased scorer’s tables from Sports Media Group, LLC. | Sports Media Group, LLC

The announcers, timers, scorers, scoreboard operators, ticket-tackers and other people who work athletic events for Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will soon get a long overdue bump in pay.

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D209 Hires New HR Administrator After Second Board Vote

Monday, June 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Anthony Brazouski, District 209’s new assistant superintendent of human resources, safety and athletics. | Twitter/Tony Brazouski 

The second time was the charm — at least when it comes to Anthony Brazouski, who was hired as Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s new assistant superintendent of human resources, safety and athletics.

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D209 Visualizes Future Facilities Improvements, Campus Changes

Tuesday, April 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A conceptualization of Proviso West High School presented by Perkins and Will on April 24. | Screenshot from Perkins and Will video

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officials held the fourth, and so far the largest, master facilities plan community engagement session at Proviso Math and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Forest Park, on April 24.

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‘Everyone Wants Change’ Until It Happens, Says Frustrated D209 Supt.

Friday, April 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: D209 Supt. Jesse Rodriguez | Courtesy Proviso Township High Schools District 209 

Proviso Township High School District 209 Supt. Jesse Rodriguez said in a recent interview that he’s currently at a crossroad after the school board voted earlier this month against a series of hires and promotions that he had recommended. The personnel changes, he said, were critical to his vision of “transformational change” in the district and are a basic function of his office.

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D209 Board, Voting On Administrative Promotions, Debates Salaries And Hiring

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of the April 10 regular meeting of the District 209 school board. | YouTube 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recently voted against some administrative hires and promotions recommended by Superintendent Jesse Rodriguez.

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D209 Makes Plans Ahead Of March 14 Walkout, No Automatic Suspensions

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

District 209 officials are bracing for demonstrations that are scheduled to take place tomorrow at Proviso East, Proviso West and Proviso Math and Science Academy.

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