Perkins Board of Education Announces Reductions in Staffing
The Perkins School District has made two sets of reductions - Phase 1 and Phase 2. The Phase 1 reductions will not be brought back. The Phase 2 reductions will be reinstated with the passage of the levy in May or August. The positions reduced are listed below:
Phase 1 & 2 Reductions Approved by Perkins Board of Education
3/14/13Phase 1 Reductions Phase 2 Reductions
Furry ElementarySpecial Education Teacher Position Elimination of Summer Remediation Program
Computer Education Teacher Position  
1/2 Time Little Pirates Teacher Position  
Full Time Little Pirates Classroom Aide  
1/2 Time Little Pirates Classroom Aide  
Furry Totals* Projected Savings $248,000 * Projected Savings $8,500
MeadowlawnChinese Language Teacher Position Elimination of Summer Remediation Program
1/2 Time Reading Teacher Position  
Office Aide Hours Reduction to 4 Hours/Day  
   
Meadowlawn Totals* Projected Savings $66,000 * Projected Savings $8,500
Briar Middle School1/2 Time Spanish Teacher Position Chinese Language Teacher Position
Math Teacher Position Spanish Language Teacher Position
English Teacher Position  
Science Teacher Position  
Social Studies Teacher Position  
Special Education Teacher Position  
Computer Teacher Position (2014-15)  
Gifted Education Teacher Position (2015-16)  
Special Education Paraprofessional Position  
   
Briar Totals* Projected Savings $428,000 in 2013-14, rises to $661,000 in savings by 2015-16 * Projected Savings $77,000
Perkins High SchoolMath Teacher Position Media Aide Position
English Teacher Position Department Heads Supplemental Contracts
Science Teacher Position Reduce Summer Extended Time for Music Directors to 5 Days
Social Studies Teacher Position Athletic Secretary Position Eliminated
Special Education Teacher Position  
1/2 Time Business Teacher Position  
1/2 Time Health Teacher Position  
Guidance Secretary Reduced to 4 Hours  
Athletic Secretary Reduced to 4 Hours  
4 Special Education Paraprofessional Positions  
In School Studies Paraprofessional Position  
   
PHS Totals* Projected Savings $702,000 * Projected Savings $114,000
District ReductionsStudent Software Consultant Position Elimination of all Field Trips paid for with District Funds
Transportation Secretary Reduced to 5 Hours Student Participation Fees Increase to $100 (HS Sports), $50 MS Sports, $50 for all Clubs
EMIS District Office Secretary Position (2014-15) Student Dual Enrollment Fees increase to $150/semester course
Custodial Classroom Cleaning Every-Other-Day District Supply Budgets Reduced by 15%
1/2 Time School Psychologist Position Technology Software Licenses Decreased
Communications Director Position (2015-16) Professional Development Budget Decreased by 50%
Spousal Language to Insurance Plans Contract for Online Classes from Virtual HS cancelled
Increased Employee Contributions to Insurance  
Salary Freezes for Employees  
Salary Step Freeze for Employees  
Elimination of 403B Board Contributions (12/31/13)  
Bus Route Reductions (No Bussing for Grades 7-12 within 1 mile of HS starting in 2015-16)  
1/2 Time Bus Mechanic Position (2015-16)  
School Nurse Position  
Special Education Teacher (2015-16)  
2 Special Education Paraprofessional Positions (2015-16)  
   
District Totals* Projected Savings $950,000 in 2013-14, rises to $1,830,000 in 2015-16) * Projected Savings $260,000
Total Savings:Projected $2,354,000 in 2013-14, rises to $3,507,000 in 2015-16 *Projected to be reduced $468,000 in 2013-14, will be reinstated with levy passage in May and/or August
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