Board Learns More about Professional Learning Communities

At the February 14 meeting of the Norton Board of Education, the BOE set a special meeting for noon, February 24. The purpose of the meeting was to take advantage of the opportunity to meet with Dr. Karl Clauset, the National Director of the “Whole Faculty Study Group” system of Professional Learning Communities. Professional Learning Communities are being looked at for implementation in USD 211 in time for the 2012-13 school year. Dr. Clauset was in Kansas and Nebraska during Read more

BOE holds Special Meeting

A special meeting of the USD 211 Board of Education was held on Tuesday, February 8 @ 1:00 p.m. At the January 10 BOE meeting, BOE Member volunteers were requested to attend an informational meeting with Mr. Joe Hurla of the “Energy 360” company at 1:00 p.m. on February 8. The purpose of the meeting with Mr. Hurla would be to go over potential savings possible in USD 211 as the result of upgrades in the energy efficiency of the Read more