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USD 308 BOE Learns More about HCTEA and Elementary Art


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The USD 308 Board of Education heard presentations on Career & Technical Education and Elementary Art at their meeting on Monday (February 27, 2023).

February is Career & Technical Education Month, and student officers from Hutchinson Career & Technical Education Academy presented to board members on the various career pathways that HCTEA offers. The new Geometry in Construction course presented on the importance of practical application of learning in a classroom setting.

Kylie Sampson, Elementary Art Teacher, also presented to board members on the importance of art education at the elementary level. Sampson shared that March is Youth Art Month, and students have been working on projects throughout the year to practice different skills. She shared a video of students sharing their projects and telling the reasons they enjoy learning about art at school.


 Also during Monday’s meeting, the Board:

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

    • Steering Committee Update

  • Heard Board Committee Reports

  • Heard HDST Community Assessment and Self Assessment Presentation

  • Approved Minutes of the 2-13-23 Board Meeting

  • Approved Aruba Wireless Access Points

  • Approved HP Laptop/Desktop Replacement Computers

  • Approved 2023-2024 Calendar

  • Heard Presentation on Graber & McCandless Elementary Boundary Shift – First Look

  • Approved Equipment & Supplies Management

  • Approved Treasurers Report – January 2023

  • Approved Gifts to Schools

  • Approved Grant Applications

  • Approved Liability, Property, Automobile and Errors and Omissions Insurance Renewal

  • Approved Skyward SaaS Contract Renewal

  • Approved Central Office Administration Contract Renewals 2023-2024

  • Approved Renewal – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas

  • Approved Project Period Extension for COVID-19 Grant

  • 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, March13, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the USD 308 Administrative Center, 1520 N Plum.