Board Committees

Reminder: No School for Students on January 17 & 21
Please be reminded that there is no school for students tomorrow, Monday, January 17, 2022 and on Friday, January 21, 2022. Monday, January 17 is a Professional Development Day for professional employees. Friday, January 21, is a Clerical Day. 

Students who attend Parkway West CTC do not have classes on Monday, January 17. Parkway West students will be transported to Parkway on Friday, January 21 and will be returned to their regular bus stop following classes. 

Board Committees

2020 Committee List

Committee meetings of the Board of School Directors are held on various dates and times throughout the month. Please check the District Calendar for meeting dates and times. All Committee meetings are open to the public, except for the Personnel Committee.

ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS COMMITTEE

Thomas LaPorte, Chairperson 
Tamara Donahue
Nafis Hill
Raeann Lindsey
 
This committee collaborates with the Athletic Director on all activities involved with the athletics programs and related organizations, inclusive of booster clubs and relevant fund-raising initiatives. This committee collaborates with the Budget and Finance Committee regarding the development and monitoring of the athletics, activities, and related budgets. School activities and sponsors so identified in the KOEA Agreement are also governed by this committee.

BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE

Theresa Lydon, Chairperson
Nafis Hill
Santo Raso
Annie Shaw 
 
The role of the budget and finance committee is to collaborate with the Business Manager to provide financial oversight for the district, while also having direct and ongoing involvement with the reviewing and monitoring of the district’s annual budget.
 
BUILDINGS, GROUNDS & TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Santo Raso, Chairperson
Nafis Hill
Thomas LaPorte
Raeann Lindsey
 
This committee has the responsibility to maintain and improve the district’s physical plant and grounds. The committee also recommends staffing levels and configurations necessary for said maintenance and improvement. In addition, this committee’s examines the transportation needs of the learners and make recommendations on transportation plans.  To the extent that cafeteria, technology, insurance and safety have needs in these areas, they are also covered.  Finally, this committee reviews budgetary items that enable all of these plans.

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

Raeann Lindsey, Chairperson
Tamara Donahue
Stephanie Evans
Emily Snyder 
 
This committee advises the administration on school and non-school publications, calendars, websites, social media, radio, television and internet broadcasts and other forms of communication as appropriate to communicate the activities and programs of the District. In addition, this committee’s responsibilities are to examine the communication needs of the district and make recommendations on requirements, purpose and costs of communication and related budgetary issues, as necessary.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Tamara Donahue, Chairperson
Raeann Lindsey
Theresa Lydon
Emily Snyder
 

The purpose of the Education Committee includes the following:

  • Consult with administrators to assess and monitor the progress and performance of all school programs by reviewing standardized testing and other outcomes measures
  • Listening to proposals from department heads, administrators, teachers and other staff  regarding recommended policy changes and new programs or areas of curriculum development/change
  • Understanding the changing school climate and being able to adapt to issues that are pertinent to our culture and the culture of other students, families and staff

Encourage the promotion of Keystone Oaks students, staff and faculty members. Provide regular opportunities for the school and its students and faculty to showcase their strengths by featuring these exceptional persons through presentations at board meetings and through the use of other social media.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

Theresa Lydon, Co-Chairperson
Annie Shaw, Co-Chairperson 
Tamara Donahue
Thomas LaPorte
 
This committee collaborates with the Superintendent to identify personnel needs, develops plans to address those needs, and participates in the hiring process as necessary.  The committee also makes recommendations on the content of employment contracts, and HR policies and procedures.  For contracts that are entered into with collective bargaining units, this committee develops strategies for and participates in that process.

POLICY & PLANNING

Annie Shaw, Chairperson
Tamara Donahue
Stephanie Evans
Emily Snyder
 
This committee writes new policies and reviews previous policies in order to address changes in legislation, statutes, case law and legal decisions, as well as social and educational issues. Board policies act as guidelines for the internal procedures of the District.

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