EDIT MAIN
Plus_blue

Members

Board Member Served Since Term Ends
Mr. James Bruns - President 2007 2021
Mr. Bob Burd - Vice President 1999 2019
Mrs. Crystal Blair - Secretary 2007 2019
Mrs. Brittany Cluver 2015 2019
Mrs. Gina Greene 2017 2021
Mr. Rusty Maulding 2017 2021
Mr. Kirk McTaggart 2011 2019

E-mail the Unit 9 Board of Education by clicking here or addressing your e-mail to boe@watsekaschools.org


MEETING SCHEDULE

2018-2019
Board of Education
Iroquois County Community Unit #9
Iroquois County, Illinois

Notice is hereby given that all regular meetings of the Community Unit School District Number 9 Board of Education will be held in the Unit Office located at 1411 West Lafayette, Watseka, Illinois, (except as otherwise noted) on the dates indicated in the schedule below.

Date Time Place
July 16, 2018 6 p.m. Unit Office
August 20, 2018 6 p.m. Unit Office
September 25, 2018 (Tuesday) 6 p.m. WCHS
October 15, 2018 6 p.m. Glenn Raymond
November 19, 2018 6 p.m. Unit Office
December 17, 2018 6 p.m. Unit Office
January 22, 2019 (Tuesday) 6 p.m. Unit Office
February 19, 2019 (Tuesday) 6 p.m. Unit Office
March 18, 2019 6 p.m. Wanda Kendall
April 15, 2019 6 p.m. Nettie Davis
May 20, 2019 6 p.m. Unit Office
June 17, 2019 6 p.m. Unit Office

This schedule is posted as required by Chapter 102, Paragraph 42, Illinois Revised Statues.


2016-2017 Board of Education Goals

Iroquois County CUSD #9

The Board of Education will work to learn more about Common Core Standards and current assessment practices, and educate stakeholders as the Board of Education deems necessary.

The Board of Education will work collaboratively with the administration to strive to ensure students are receiving state standards of physical activity.

Iroquois County CUSD #9 will develop a committee of stakeholders that meet to focus on the creation of a technology plan (K-12) that incorporates technology and technology skills into the curriculum.

Iroquois County CUSD #9 will continue to initiate conversations with local stakeholders, and surrounding communities focused on an educational partnership.


Training

All Illinois school board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district. For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member. When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym "IASB" follows the listed activity.

Name Development/Training Activity and Provider Date Completed
Crystal Blair Freedom of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General October 24, 2011
James Bruns Freedom Of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General August 22, 2011
James Bruns Open Meetings Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General August 22, 2011
Bob Burd Open Meetings Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General September 22, 2011
Kirk McTaggart Freedom of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General September 22, 2011
James Bruns Professional Development Leadership Training for School Board Members June 20, 2013

The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control. Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under the authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.

For more information regarding IASB and its programs, visit www.iasb.com.