After three selection rounds Tuesday, members of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors chose Upper Pottsgrove resident Bill Thompson to succeed former director Bill Parker, who resigned and moved from the district.
As its buildings age and some of their components reach the end of usable lifespans, the Pottsgrove School District is giving thought to budgeting about $5 million a year for maintenance work alone.
Pottsgrove school board members publicly interviewed a total of seven candidates Tuesday, all of whom hope to be selected as the successor to the vacant seat left by Bill Parker, who resigned.
Two persons have submitted the appropriate paperwork needed to be interviewed by Pottsgrove school board members to fill the vacancy created Jan. 11 by director Bill Parker, who resigned. The deadline for submissions is Monday at 4:30 p.m.
A little more than a month after the Pottsgrove school board's official reorganization, its president has named members to its standing and special committees, and as representatives in its partnerships.
Applications are being solicited from the public during the next two weeks, to fill the roughly two-year Pottsgrove school board vacancy created Tuesday when board member Bill Parker officially resigned.
With the Pottsgrove School District level of community coronavirus transmission reaching a new high Monday, its school board Tuesday complied with Montgomery County requests to update its health and safety plan.
The bill signed into law this month allows retired teachers, eligible college students, recent education graduates and others to step in as subs. Pottsgrove's school board also has acted to ensure it can attract and keep more substitutes.