School Board Member Orientation
Welcome Board of Education Members!
Thank you for your service to the children and citizens of the Pulaski Community School District. The resources contained within this site are designed to acquaint you with information that will be beneficial in your role as a member of the Board of Education. If there are additional resources that will be helpful in answering questions or provide you with needed information, please contact the Board President, Superintendent of Schools, or Administrative Assistant to the Board of Education / Superintendent. We are happy to help!
- District Philosophy
- Organizational Chart
The Organizational Chart is current as of November 2017. Listed you see the positions as well as how many individuals each position directly supervises. The Chart also details the succession of accountability and responsibility in the absence of the superintendent.
- Meetings of the Board of Education
Regular meetings of the Board of Education are held on the first and third Wednesday of the Month.
The first meeting of the month is the Committee of the Whole Meeting and is held in the Meeting Room at the District Office beginning at 6:00pm. The second meeting meeting of the month is the business meeting. Action is taken at the business meeting on items presented and discussed at the committee of the whole meeting. These meetings are held in the Meeting Room at the District Office also beginning at 6:00pm.
Information regarding upcoming and past meetings can be found on the website.
The Agenda for the meetings are prepared in advance by the Board President and Superintendent.
Meetings are conducted using Robert's Rules of Order.
WASB provides basic information for Board members including information related to meetings on their Basic Resources page.
The Center for Public Education, an initiative of the National School Boards Association provides additional information on the role of school boards.
The Wisconsin Association of School Boards is the professional organization for Wisconsin Boards of Education. The WASB provides outstanding board development opportunities. You are welcome and encouraged to attend professional development offerings sponsored by the WASB to assist in your development as a board member.
- Employment Provisions Handbook
The Pulaski Community School District has a strong tradition of excellence in educating the children and serving the citizens of the District.
The philosophy of the Pulaski Community School District states that “A nation’s greatest resource is its people, especially the students of the school system.”
In order for our children to thrive, it takes many people to positively impact their lives. The employees of the Pulaski Community School District, teachers, administrators, coaches, custodians, secretaries, aides, bus drivers, food service employees, etc, all play a vital role in creating a district that helps to provide our children with the things they need to lead happy, healthy and successful lives. A highly motivated work force that is progressive and maintains a service orientation is vital to our children’s future.
This Pulaski Community School District Employment Provision Handbook outlines items that help to define the employer – employee relationship. The Pulaski Community School District Board of Education retains the right to modify or eliminate any of the provisions articulated within this handbook.
Other documents further define the employer – employee relationship. They are:
District policies – http://www.pulaskischools.org/brd_policies.cfm
The District will follow all applicable federal and state laws that relate to the employer – employee relationships. District policies serve as guidelines and as such may be amended, altered or eliminated by the Board of Education.
The Pulaski Community School District Employment Provision Handbook is in effect beginning July 1, 2012. The handbook shall be considered as District policy and subject to change at the discretion of the Board of Education. The Board of Education updates the Employment Provision Handbook annually.
This handbook has been prepared for informational purposes only and to acquaint employees with the policies, procedures, rules and regulations and to provide for the orderly and efficient operation of the District. Most of the employee questions will be answered in this Employee Provisions Handbook. However, if there are questions regarding the Employee Provisions Handbook, or matters that are not covered, they should be directed to the District Administrator.”
- Contact Information