Board of Education Members
Mr. Dale Barschak, President
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Mr. Mark Schanuel, Vice President
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Dr. Gabrielle Schwemmer, Treasurer
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Mrs. Sara Sutherland, Secretary
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Mr. Jason Chandler
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Mr. Brian Lester
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Mr. Edward Farley
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BOARD MEMBER TRAINING
Recent legislation requires that veteran board members re-elected to the board as well as newly elected members must complete four (4) hours of mandatory training on specific legal topics within one year of taking the Oath of Office.Additionally, state law requires that all board members be trained on the new Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA), before taking action on certain kinds of teacher dismissal.
Board members are also required by law to complete training on the Open
Meetings Act (OMA) within 90 days of taking the Oath.
Click here for more information related to the training requirement.
SMITHTON BOARD TRAINING