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USD 308 BOE Hears Presentation on Special Education


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The USD 308 Board of Education heard a presentation on special education at their meeting on Monday (January 23, 2023).

Assistant Superintendent of Special Education for USD 308, Jessica Engelland, and Assistant Director of Special Education, Sherri Hart, gave a presentation during the Study Session portion of the meeting on the services the special education department provides for students and families within USD 308.

Engelland discussed the programs that special education staff provide to ensure students are receiving the best education possible. During the presentation, the hard work and dedication of special education staff were also highlighted.  BOE members had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss.

 Also during Monday’s meeting, the Board:

  • Heard updates from Superintendent Dr. Dawn Johnson on topics including:

    • Board clerk recognition

    • Accreditation update – internal analysis of data

    • Preliminary Facility Committee list

    • Congratulations to boys’ basketball team for winning the Tournament of Champions in Dodge City

    • Athletics Update

    • Professional development update

    • Academic Calendar update

  • Heard Board Committee Reports

  • Approved Minutes of the 1-9-23 Board Meeting

  • Approved Exception to Policy on Graduation Requirement

  • Approved MOU with RCEC on EEC

  • Approved Technology Policies Handbook

  • Approved Cyber Security Awareness Training

  • Approved Board Clerk

  • Approved Treasurer’s Report – December 2022

  • Approved Gifts to Schools

  • Approved Head Start 2022-2023 Semi-Annual Grant Report

  • Approved Replacing 40 UPS units and External Battery Cabinets (E-Rate Category 2)

  • Approved Cisco Smartnet Renewal – E-Rate Category 2

  • Approved Annual Aruba Licensing-Support Renewal – E-Rate Category 2

  • Approved Wide Area Network Services Renewal

  • Approved Personnel Report

·   Click here to see the full detailed information on the Board Agenda.

The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is Monday, February 13, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the USD 308 Administrative Center, 1520 N Plum.