Rochester Community School Board Position Opens as Secretary Beth Talbert Resigns

Position Vacancy for the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Secretary Beth Talbert. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The position of secretary will be filled by an existing board member, and the position of trustee will be available for an eligible candidate to apply. The Board will follow the Revised School Code and Michigan … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Board of Education Member Submits Resignation

Rochester Community Schools announced that the District’s Board of Education Vice President Jane Pierobon has submitted her resignation, effective July 25, 2015. The Board of Education accepted Pierobon’s resignation at the July 27 Board meeting. Pierobon has served on the BOE since 2011. A graduate of Oakland University and 23-year veteran, retired, of the U.S. Army Nurse Corp, she is employed as an emergency room nurse for the Henry Ford Health System. Pierobon has lived in Oakland County … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools to seek Operating Millage Renewal in August Election

The Rochester Community Schools Board of Education has approved a resolution calling for an election for operating millage renewal. The district’s operating property tax millage is set to expire at on December 31, 2014. Under the school aid funding formula set by Proposal A in 1994, the State of Michigan assumes that the district collects 18 mills ($18 of taxes for every $1,000 of taxable value) on non-primary residency. Non-primary residency property (formerly known as “non-homestead property”) … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Board of Education Honored for Excellence in School Governance

Rochester Community Schools Board of Education has met the rigorous requirements to be named to the distinguished list of the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Board Visionary Leadership Award winners. By design, it’s extremely difficult for boards to even qualify to apply for the award, let alone actually win. Since the program’s inception in 2004, only 12 districts have earned the honor.  The Board Visionary Leadership Award was created to recognize boards of education/ … [Read more...]