Rock Island/Milan School District School Board

Rock Island High School Library

2015 School Board Election is Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Three 4-year seats are open. Election packets can be picked up at the County Clerk’s Office at 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201. Petitions require 50 signatures of registered voters. Filing period is December 15-24, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office.

The Rock Island-Milan Board of Education consists of seven community members chosen by school district voters on a non-partisan ballot. Board members are volunteers receive no compensation for their service. Meet the Board of Education >> 

Meetings are held in the Rock Island High School Library (1400 25th Avenue) and start at 6:00 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Board establishes policy governing local school matters within the framework set by the State Legislature and the State Board of Education
  • Ultimately responsible for the budget, personnel matters, facilities and equipment, and policies for the operation of the district
  • Serves as a communications link with the community
  • Actively seek the opinions and involvement of the public

Leadership Training Completion

Following is the current status of the Board member traing for the 2014-15 school year:

  • James Bishop – completed OMA 3/28/12 – still needs the PDLT/PERA training
  • Linda Dothard – completed OMA 3/28/12 – still needs the PDLT/PERA training
  • David Rockwell – completed OMA 3/28/12 – still needs the PDLT/PERA training
  • Paula Rummels – completed all mandatory training
  • Earl Strupp – completed all mandatory training at boot camp on 6/21/13
  • James Veasey – completed all mandatory training at boot camp on 6/21/13

School Board Meetings

  • Held for the purpose of conducting school business in public
  • Two business meetings each month on the second and fourth Tuesdays unless otherwise announced
  • Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Rock Island High School Library
  • Citizens are encouraged to comment on school issues of community interest and concern

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