Victoria school board to discuss May 14 election
By Advocate Staff Report
Feb. 16, 2011 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated Feb. 15, 2011 at 8:16 p.m.
IF YOU GO WHAT: VISD Board of Trustees regular meeting
WHEN: 6 p.m.
WHERE: 102 Profit Drive
The Victoria school board is expected to a general and special election at its next board meeting Thursday evening.
Seats up for the general election are District 5, held by president Tami Keeling, and District 3 held by Lou Svetlik.
The election is May 14.
The separate special election will fill the District 1 seat, held by the Rev. Kevin Van Hook. He was appointed to fill the seat following the August death of James Murphy Sr.
The board will also make a second reading of a new social networking policy for teachers and staff.
The broad policy states teachers and staff who communicate with students through a social network like Facebook can only do so if the communication is directly related to their job.
District communications specialist Diane Boyett said the policy will probably be enforced on a reporting basis.