(DECKERVILLE) -- The Deckerville School Board reviewed performance evaluations for Elementary Principal Allen Hosler and High School Principal Matthew Connelly during Monday night's meeting. Both Hosler and Connelly received overall ratings of "effective." Both administrators had their contracts extended through June 30, 2016. Mr. Hosler will receive a 2% raise for the next 2-years. Mr. Connelly will see a 2% raise in his salary for the 2013-2014 school year.
In other business, the board approved the purchase of a 2013 Blue Bird bus from Holland Bus Company for $69,900. A Best Practice Incentive Resolution was passed by the board. Deckerville Schools is set to receive $52 per student for complying with seven of the eight Best Practice criteria developed by the Michigan Department of Education.
The Best Practice Criteria includes:
--Hold policy on medical benefit plans (if directly employed by district)
--Obtain competitive bids for the provision of 2012-13 non-instructional services
--Accept applications for enrollment of non-resident pupils under Section 105 or 105c
--Monitor individual pupil academic growth in each subject area at least twice during the school fiscal year using competency based online assessments
--Support opportunities for pupils to receive postsecondary credit while attending secondary school
--Offer online instructional programs or blended learning opportunities to all eligible pupils
--Provide a link on district's home page to the url for the MiSchoolData portal or provide data elements on website consistent with the MiSchoolData tables
--Provide physical education consistent with the 2003 state board policy on quality physical education, or provide health education consistent with the 2004 state board policy on comprehensive health education