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RSU 21 School Board of Directors 2023-2024

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School Board Meeting Dates for 2023-24:

All meetings will begin at 6pm (KES/A102).

July 17
July 31 (Executive Session)
August 7 (Retreat)
August 21
September 11
September 18 (Workshop)
September 25
October 16
October 30
November 6
November 20
December 4
January 8
January 29
February 5
February 26
March 4
March 11 (Workshop)
March 18 - First Read of the FY 25 Budget
April 1 - Public Forum
April 22 - Second Read of the FY 25 Budget
May 6 - District Budget Meeting (7PM) KES
May 20 - Candidate's Night & Business Meeting (5PM)
June 3
June 17 - Board Awards

*Meetings will take place in person at KES and will be live-streamed.
 

School Board Standing Committee Dates:

Policy: 1st Thursday of the month from 4:00-6:00 PM 

Finance: 2nd Thursday of the month from 8:15-9:15 AM 

HR: 3rd Thursday of the month from 8:15-9:45 AM 

Facilities: 4th Thursday of the month from 8:15-9:15 AM 

Communications: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 5:00-6:30 PM

2023 - 2024 SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Kirstin Shapiro Arundel 2026
Britney Gerth Arundel 2024
Erin Nadeau Arundel 2025
Claudia Sayre Kennebunk 2025
Amanda Downing Kennebunk 2024
Peter Sentner Kennebunk 2024
Leah Bares Kennebunk 2026
Lesley Stoeffler Kennebunk 2026
Gayle Asmussen Spofford Kennebunk 2025
Diane Franz Kennebunkport 2024
Susan Holleran Kennebunkport 2026
Megan Michaud Kennebunkport 2024
David Rush Student Representative 2024
Lorien Schulte Student Representative

2024

 

All emails sent to the full board include the Superintendent of Schools and will be answered by the Board Chair. (This address does not include the student representatives of the school board. Please include as appropriate).

Email the full board at schoolboard@rsu21.net

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Anatomy of a School Board Meeting

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FAQ ON ROLE AND POWERS OF SCHOOL BOARD

July

  • Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair and Appointment of Parliamentarian

  • Submission of Board Member Committee Assignments

  • Selection of Summer/School Year Board Dates and Times 

  • Announcement of the Annual Opening Day Celebration

  • Board and Superintendent Evaluation Tools

  • Board Orientation

August

  • Announcement of Fall Conference dates (in October)

  • School Handbook Changes/Execution of the School Board Calendar

September

  • School/Department Updates

  • MSBA Annual Delegate Assembly (Board Action Required)

  • Strategic Plan Update

October

  • MSBA Proposed Resolutions

  • Superintendent’s Professional Goals

  • MSMA School Board Conference (2-day)Budget Metric Report

November

  • Board Goals & Evaluation Check-in

  • District Audit Review

December

  • State of Facilities (Overview of the Facilities)

  • State of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • State of Budget (Overview of District Budget)

January

  • Budget Validation Referendum and Signing of Warrants

  • District Assessments Update 

  • District Curriculum Review - Give a State of the District

  • Standardized Tests, District Assessments (NWEA, SAT, etc)

  • Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey (Every Other Year)

  • Parent Climate Survey

February

  • Principal Contract Renewal (2+ Years in District) 

March

  • FY District Instructional School Calendar

  • Finance Committee Presentation of the First Reading of the Budget

April

  • Public Forum on FY Budget

  • Summer Boost Program

  • Return to School Plan 2021-2022

  • Finance Committee Presentation of the Second Reading of the Budget

May

  • School Board Candidate’s Night

  • District Budget Meeting

  • Strategic Plan Update

June

  • School Board Recognitions and Awards

  • Superintendent and Board Evaluations

  • Votes to be Adopted by the School Board (Computation and Declaration of Votes)