Crosby-Ironton Board of Education hears concerns of parents on Learning Models at Monday meeting

Crosby-Ironton Board of Education hears concerns of parents on Learning Models at Monday meeting

October 28, 2020 ---School News - KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/28/20)

(Crosby, MN) — The Crosby-Ironton Board of Education heard from concerned parents and community members on the current Learning Models at their regular meeting from Monday night.

C-I Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland noted parents spoke during the Public Comment period to open the meeting as they voiced their opinions on easing their learning model restrictions.

The Board is reviewing the comments and taking into consideration the current learnings models, numbers of COVID-19 positive tests in Crow Wing County, and how to transition within the District.

The District will be reviewing their current Learning Models with a decision to lessen the restrictions or stay the course coming soon. On the agenda, the District dissolved their current Girls Hockey cooperative to form a new one.

The Board also approved the hirings of Michael Gindorff as Robotics Advisor and Terry Forsberg as Assistant Robotics Advisor, and Cassandra Poppe for Building Clerical. The resignation of Mathias Grinde as Computer Technician and Maternity Leave for Karlee Ulseth were also accepted. Discussion was also held on the CTE Wing Remodeling Budget.

Strategic Planning has also adjusted its timeline with how COVID-19 has pushed back multiple projects.

The Board also established the Special Board Meeting to Canvass Election Results for November 12th, at 7:30am in the Forum Room. The next regular Board meeting is set for Monday, November 23rd.