The Madison School Board will consider approving a list of personnel requests on Monday that include hiring new principals for the Madison High and Elementary schools.
The board members will officially decide on hiring Adam Shaw to succeed Sharon Knowlton as Madison High School principal and hiring Janel Guse as the school district's new elementary school principal to succeed Dan Walsh.
Shaw currently serves as a superintendent/principal with the Marion School District. Guse currently serves as a superintendent/principal with the George-Little Rock Community Schools in Little Rock, Iowa.
The school board members will meet at 6:30 p.m. at a new location in the high school. The meeting is scheduled in the new chemistry classroom, the first classroom located on the south side of the new science wing.
Another item on the list of personnel actions involves accepting an early-retirement request from third-grade teacher Cindy Ellsworth.
The board members will recognize Deb Bloom as a new board member for the Madison Central School Educational Foundation as the successor to departing board member Eric Sinclair.
They will acknowledge a letter from the Madison Education Association requesting that the MEA and school district meet to discuss a negotiated agreement for the 2013-14 school year.
Parents, including Jerry Seitz, have requested time to speak to the school board about parking issues.
In other business, the board members will consider:
-- Approving two open-enrollment applications.
-- Considering a request for proposals regarding school food service.
-- Hearing a report from the director of the educational foundation.
-- Reviewing the Madison public schools' participation in the Safe Routes to School program.
-- Reviewing a report concerning the sale of surplus property.
-- Approving a trade conducted with the Lake County International dealership, switching a used Gehl skidsteer loader with a new model at no cost.
Before adjourning the meeting, the school board members will review an update of the high school construction and renovation project and consider making a tour of the school building.