The Madison Central School Board took action on several personnel items during its regular meeting on Monday.
Included in the resignations approved by the board were Elementary Music teacher Monica Pickard and Elementary teacher Darcie Kavanagh, along with high school teacher Phil Thramer, a paraprofessional, long-term sub, and a couple of middle school coaching positions.
Some of the new hires approved by the school board Monday include Elementary teachers Sylvia Johnson, Carli Menigoz, and Mariah McParland. The board also approved the hiring of Zach Johnson as an Elementary Assistant Principal, and Nicole Sarringar as a middle school teacher. The board approved hires for a couple of high school coaching positions also, including Maxine Unterbrunner as the head girls basketball coach, and Cooper McDermott as the head boys tennis coach.
Along with several other different new hires, Superintendent Joel Jorgenson said there are still several open positions within the district. Jorgenson said they are currently looking for Elementary Music and High School Science teachers, several paraprofessionals, bus drivers, custodians, and a part-time accompanist.
The Madison Central School Board met in executive session at the end of its meeting Monday for negotiations. After that, the board approved the district’s 2022-2023 Classified Agreement. The approved agreement includes a six-percent increase or move to base, whichever is greater. It also includes longevity increases for Classified staff, including an additional 50-cents an hour for those who have completed five to nine years with the district, and an additional dollar for those who have completed ten years or more. The approved agreement is effective as of June 11th.
June 14, 2022