Oct. 30, 2023 ~ Prior to its regular meeting at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, the Olathe Board of Education will hold a public hearing regarding enrollment of non-resident students in response to HB2553 (Kansas open enrollment) starting at 5 p.m.
Prairie Trail Middle School students will lead the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by approval of this month’s regular meeting agenda.
One recognition will take place Thursday — 2024 Kansas Teacher of the Year Taylor Bussinger, a teacher at Prairie Trail Middle School.
Four presentations are planned.
Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson will discuss some focus areas for the Kansas State Department of Education and the State Board of Education.
Forest View Elementary School general music teacher Megan Bricks will showcase American Education Week plans for Nov. 13-17.
Deputy Superintendent of Organizational Operations Dr. Jim McMullen will update the board on the process used to inform parents, staff and patrons on the recommended start and end times for next school year.
Dr. McMullen will also share the state statute and draft policy about open enrollment within Olathe Public Schools.
The board will act on a consent agenda of routine items as well as bids, contracts and agreements.
Board members will receive information on more than two dozen future action items and two written reports.
An executive session is planned for the board to discuss matters involving a student, and a second session is planned for the board to consult with its attorney.