There is a Milton-Union Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, April 19th at 6:30pm. One of the topics to be discussed is the staff cuts that will affect many areas of the Milton-Union School District. All parents, teachers, staff and community members are welcome to attend the meeting, in Rooms 204-205 (the little gymnasium) of the Elementary School, to learn more information about these cuts.
Dr. Virginia Rammel, Superintendent of Milton-Union Schools, has posted a letter to the community explaining the budgeting concerns of the M-U School District and the staff cuts. You can view the letter by visiting the following website: http://www.milton-union.k12.oh.us and clicking on the “Community Letter April 2010 Financial Picture” link located at the top right of the website.
Staff cuts listed in the letter include the following:
- Reduce high school Assistant Principal’s position to part-time
- 0% salary increase for ‘10-‘11 school year
- Eliminate A.D. secretary (two-hour position)
- 0% salary increase
Teaching Positions: $238,000
- Partial suspension of 2 positions
- Eliminate one middle school math position
- Eliminate one part-time middle school language arts position
- Eliminate one part-time second gr. teacher
- Reduction of one special education teacher
Non-Teaching Positions: $290,000
- Eliminate one custodian
- Eliminate seven paraprofessionals
- Reduction of hours for central office secretaries
- Reduction of days for high school secretary
- Reduction of # of supplemental days
Multi-Handicap units: (currently working with OAPSE)
- Multi-handicapped students currently served by M-U could be provided services through the Miami County Educational Service Center, saving the district $144,000
Residents who would like to learn more about and/or voice their opinion on the staff cuts and budgeting concerns of the District, should plan on attending the Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 19th.