Out of nearly 100 applicants, 19 community members have been selected to participate in the district’s new Enrollment and Capacity Management Task Force. Eleven staff members will also serve on the task force. Over the next 12-15 months, the task force will design a long-range process and tool for staff to use for enrollment planning and the efficient and effective use of school buildings.
Task force members reflect the communities served by the school district. Members come from Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Osseo, and Plymouth, and have children at elementary, middle and/or senior high school levels. Members also reflect the racial diversity of families served in Osseo Area Schools.
Task force members are (roster updated January 2016):
|Fred Arandi||Dale Carlstrom|
|Farhana Batool||Carol Fischer|
|Kristan Bidwell||Rev Hillstrom|
|Michelle Clark||BJ Irmiter|
|Bernadette Conteh||Patricia Magnuson|
|Matt Eich||Barb Olson|
|Nathan Gauslin||Christian Olson|
|Nicholas Kaster||Troy Schreifels|
|Todd Lieser||Brian Siverson-Hall|
|Sally Lundeen-Hoff||Kelly Wilson|
The task force will meet from 6:30-9 pm as follows over the remaining school year:
March 9, 23
April 6, 20
Meeting dates for the 2015-2016 school year are:
October 12, 26
January 11, 25
February 8, 22
All meetings will be held at the Educational Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. No., Maple Grove.
To promote transparency, Task Force meetings will be open to observers who are not members of the task force, and meeting materials and summaries will be posted on the district website.
--Posted December 2014
--task force roster updated January 2016