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12/28/2013 12:34:00 PM
Mingus School Board to consider teacher bonus

Yvonne Gonzalez
Staff Reporter


Raises were not possible this year for Mingus teachers, but school board members are going to consider a one-time payment to teachers and a smaller amount for staff members during the Thursday meeting.

A small percentage of revenues from casinos across the state goes to teachers, about $250 each at Mingus.

"The funds can't be used for support staff, so we may be able to squeeze a little bit out of the budget so they get a little something," Superintendent Paul Tighe said.

It would cost $10,000 to give $150 to each non-teaching staff member, according to a rough draft of the meeting agenda.

The board will also hold an executive session regarding the superintendent's performance evaluation.

Members will recognize the retirement of the superintendent's executive assistant, Val Moore, who has been with the district since 1979. Among her many responsibilities, Moore organizes the inner workings of each board meeting in her role as secretary to the governing board.

"This will be her last board meeting," Tighe said. "She's been through many superintendents and board members who she's touched the lives of, including the kids. We certainly want to show our appreciation for that."

The agenda draft lists Brandi Sauer as the new executive assistant to the superintendent.

The Mingus board will meet in the school cafeteria Thursday night, first in a 5 p.m. study session on closed meeting laws that is open to board members from other districts, and then in a regular session at 6:30 p.m.



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