Tag Archives: SAU 55

Superintendent Metzler and an Obstruction to the Policy Committee

Rich tackled Timberlane Regional School District Superintendent Earl Metzler’s accusations that Donna Green is spreading misinformation on social media. He then read from Donna’s blog post and made comparisons between Timberlane and the Manchester School District. | More… | Girard At Large

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Donna Green: Behind the Scenes of Policy Committee

As the assigned school board head of Timberlane’s Policy Standing Committee, I have been trying to hold summer meetings.  Policy formation is one of the principal duties of the School Board, yet the established schedule of Policy Committee meetings is … Continue reading

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Donna Green: Separating the Good Guys from the Bad

There is a time in the life of every elected official when their vote says it all. I plan to introduce this policy about Right to Know requests to Timberlane’s Policy Committee and the Timberlane Regional School Board.  It is … Continue reading

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Yet Another Right to Know Tug of War

Below is an email I sent out this morning.  It is in response to my Right to Know request to see Tom Geary’s resume and job application for the position of SAU 55 Business Operations Coordinator.  Mr. Geary was, until … Continue reading

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Donna Green: Former Elected Official Gets SAU Job

Do you think former elected school district officials should be employed by the school district or its associated SAU? I think the answer is an emphatic “No!”  How can any person be assured that an elected official faithfully discharged their … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning Community Survey

The Strategic Planning Committee of the Timberlane Regional School Board seeks to gain an understanding of the perceptions of stakeholders in our greater educational community. The committee developed a brief community survey that should take only 10 minutes of your … Continue reading

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Metzler Gets Max Bonus

At their May 17th meeting, SAU55’s board awarded Dr. Metzler a 3% raise and a 4% bonus effective July 1, 2017. His total compensation increase is approximately $11,000. Dr. Metzler’s contract limits his bonus to a maximum of 4% of … Continue reading

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