WATERLOO — The DeKalb Central university board Tuesday accredited a restructuring plan to fill positions and fulfill recent needs inside the district.
Superintendent Steve Teders said the district has obtained just one resignation and two retirements from people who taken care of special roles and responsibilities for the district.
“The media heart professional, district strategic partnerships and engineering integration coordinator positions have a short while ago been evaluated,” Teders reported.
“Certain elements of each and every potion can and will be reassigned or restructured to satisfy present-day desires inside of the district.”
Less than the restructuring plan approved by the board, the district will:
• Create and submit to employ the service of a director of K-5 curriculum
• Produce and put up to hire a DeKalb Superior University small business instructor and supervisor of internships and I.C.E
• Repost for a element-time English as a Next Language trainer and
• Appoint a media centre professional coordinator.
In a memorandum outlining the positions, Teders mentioned the director of K-5 curriculum placement at the time existed 5 decades back and will return as a full-time qualified, non-administrative place. Responsibilities will include overseeing curriculum in each elementary university, scheduling expert improvement for instructors and staff, overseeing textbook adoption, performing as corporation check coordinator, as well as other duties.
The addition of a certified high college enterprise teacher will permit the district to increase further small business amount, point out-accepted programs, the board read. The graduation pathways and scholar interest have driven the require for the posture, Teders mentioned.
The posture of an English as a 2nd Language teacher has been posted for really some time, but does not warrant a total-time need to have, primarily based on the degree and variety of pupils, Teders explained. The district has discovered the need for a part-time posture with 90 get the job done times during the training course of the faculty year, the board heard.
The district’s District Electronic Communications Director, Kristen Ziembo, will consider on the responsibilities of media professional coordinator, assuming oversight of the district’s 6 media centers, for a one particular-12 months trial period. She will acquire a stipend of $7,500 for the 2022-23 university calendar year. The placement will be evaluated at the stop of the 2022-23 university yr.
The restructuring program also features a 1-time media heart liaison stipend of $2,000 for up to two media middle paraprofessionals. Teders said the changeover time period will involve time outside of the faculty year and faculty day.
“It ought to be pointed out, this proposal needs no additional funding help and will basically preserve the district funding,” Teders claimed.