Tag: Theresa Kelly

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 School Board Selects New Officers

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews   

Featured image: District 209 board member Ned Wagner, center, has replaced Theresa Kelly, right, as board president. Left, board member Claudia Wagner. | Forest Park Review 

During a special meeting on April 30, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education elected a new slate of board officers, district officials confirmed on May 2.

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D209 Approves Nepotism Policy, Teacher Contract

Thursday, December 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During the Dec. 12 regular meeting, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board voted on a series of financial and policy proposals that board members had been debating over the last few months.

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D209 Considering Refinancing $10M in Bonds

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:44 p.m.

Featured image: A chart detailing District 209’s projected borrowing capacity. | Mesirow Financial 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board is looking at refinancing $10 million of working cash bonds that the district issued in 2008 in order to take advantage of lower interest rates. The refinancing, district officials say, could lead to substantial savings and more money to fund major investments, such as the district’s master facility plan.

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D209 Board Heatedly Debates Nepotism Policy Changes

Saturday, December 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Nov. 7 regular board meeting, a series of proposed changes to the nepotism policy at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 prompted a heated debate between school board members about whether or not the changes are necessary. 

The changes, introduced by board member Ned Wagner, who heads up the board’s Policy Committee, would prevent anyone related to, or in business with, a sitting board member from working in the district for as long as that board member is in office.

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