October 22, 2021

Educt Geria

The Devoted Education Mavens

College board approves SRO memorandum

The faculty board authorised a memorandum of knowledge amongst the city and the Siloam Springs College District about the University Useful resource Officer (SRO) Method, during a distinctive assembly of the school board held Thursday.

For the 2021-2022 school yr, the university will have 5 college resource officers serving at its campuses, in accordance to Assistant Superintendent Shane Patrick. The SRO settlement is permitted on an once-a-year foundation, in accordance to a staff report geared up by Police Main Allan Gilbert on July 27.

The five officers will be dispersed in the subsequent manner: One SRO will address Northside Elementary and Southside Elementary an SRO will be stationed at Allen Elementary and the intermediate college just one SRO will be at the middle university and two at the large college, Patrick stated in a abide by-up email.

1 of the significant college SROs will also cover Key Street Academy, Patrick said.

In accordance to the memorandum, the total estimated value to the district will be $167,951. The district will reimburse the metropolis for a person fifty percent of the yearly salaries, payroll taxes and retirement for the officers concerned in the SRO system, the memorandum states.

The district also agrees to compensate the city $4,000 per SRO posture for auto servicing and other officer products, the memorandum states.

All through the unique assembly, the faculty board accredited the subsequent motion objects:

• Approving five FTE positions for the 2021-2022 school yr.

• Accepting the adhering to resignations: Charis Washausen, Allen next grade Aubrey Hodge, Southside 3rd quality Riley Ahern, center college seventh quality language arts Tyler Kupersmith, center college eighth quality social scientific studies, large school swim/dive coach and substantial university assistant ladies soccer coach Elizabeth Ashbaugh, higher faculty speech pathologist Crystal Smith, center university vocation and technical education and learning (CTE) Kaela Bascue, Southside third quality Brittany Huffaker significant faculty specific training trainer.

• Employing the pursuing licensed staff for the 2021-2022 school 12 months: Martin Keith, Allen to start with quality Tesla Grogan, Allen 2nd grade Kirsten Reese, Allen next quality Courtney Kruger, Allen second quality Melody Butler, intermediate Dyslexia interventionist Alexa Bostian, Southside fourth grade Alyson Coffman, Southside 3rd quality Kelcie Madding, middle school social reports.