A review of Omaha Public Schools Board of Education meetings. 
May 21, 2019

Following each Board of Education Meeting, the Office of District Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest.
Board of Education Consent Agenda
Consent Agenda Items
Consent agenda items are packaged into one agenda item. They are often routine and garner very little discussion.

The consent agenda items were:
  • Staff Adjustments
  • Administrative Appointments
  • Bid No. 19-029 Bread Products
  • Bid No. 19-032 Produce Items
  • Bid No. 19-036 Food and Supplies
  • Bid No. 19-038 2014 Bond Program Relocatable Moves At Various Schools 2019
  • Bid No. 19-039 Classroom Flooring Replacement - Prairie Wind Elementary
  • Certificate of Substantial Completion - Central High East Addition Interior
  • Change Order No. 004 - East Addition - Central High School
  • Change Order No. 006 - 2014 Bond Program - Capital Improvements & Addition, Burke High School
  • Design Firm Selection - 2018 Bond Program - New Elementary School, 10th & Pine Street
  • Design Firm Selection - 2018 Bond Program - Lewis & Clark Middle School
  • District Annual Order Art Supplies for 2019-2020 School Year
  • Nutrition Services Dairy Products Contract Extension
  • Purchase of Water Bottle Rocketry Supplies for Middle and High Schools
  • Rescission Of Bid No. 19-022 Approval For Roof Skylight Replacement At Central High School
  • Second Reading of the 2019-2020 Code of Conduct 
  • To view the entire agenda, click here.
Administrative Appointments
The following administrative appointments were approved at the Board of Education meeting:
  • Rony Ortega, current OPS Executive Director, will be assigned as the Principal at Bryan High School.
  • Valerie Varas, current OPS Assistant Principal at Field Club, will be assigned as the Principal at Crestridge.
  • Jodie Lenser, current OPS Principal at Saddlebrook, will be assigned as the Principal at Florence.
  • Dan Hoeck, current OPS Principal at Florence, will be assigned as the Principal at Saddlebrook.
  • Tynisha Northcutt, current OPS Principal at Jackson, will be assigned as the Principal at Kellom.
  • Dr. Carrie Rath, current OPS Principal at Miller Park, will be assigned as the Principal at King Science.
  • Tyree Sejkora, current OPS Assistant Principal at Bryan Middle, will be assigned as the Principal at Lewis & Clark.
  • Dr. Monica Green, current OPS Principal at Benson West, will be assigned as the Principal at McMillan.
  • Matthew Williams, current OPS Principal at Mount View, will be assigned as the Principal at Prairie Wind.
  • Katy Cattlett, current OPS International Language Supervisor, will be assigned as the Principal at Spring Lake.
  • Heather Rogers, current Principal at Gardiner Elementary, Wichita Public Schools, will be assigned as the Principal at Fontenelle.
Board of Education Action Items
Legislative Update
The District Lobbyist gave an update on the current status of things happening in the Legislature.

The OPS Board Legislative Committee continues to monitor
bills and will review any adjustments to bills. As adjustments are made, OPS Board position may change.

To view the current matrix. click here.
Important Information for OPS Staff
CHI Health and Omaha Public Schools partner to honor teachers across the OPS district
CHI Health wants nominations of Omaha Public Schools teachers changing the lives of students. Each month, they’ll surprise a Top Teacher nominee with a treat basket for the teacher's lounge and a personal gift card. CHI will draw winners on the last Friday of the month. CHI Health will select winners from three different grade levels across the district.
Anyone can nominate a Top Teacher at  CHIhealth.com/TopTeachers .
Next OPS Board of Education Meeting
The next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will take place on June 3. It is tentatively scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m.
Board of Education Agenda
To review previous Board of Education agendas, click here.

How Can I Watch a Previous Board of Education Meeting?
The video from the meeting will be available by the Wednesday at noon following the meeting. The video can be viewed by clicking here.
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