Friday, November 18, 2011

The Almanac: Mt. Lebanon team explores HR savings

Mt. Lebanon schools could save more than $5 million through radical reorganization, according to a presentation at the Nov. 14 meeting.

The presentation was made by the district's staffing review team, a committee co-chaired by director of human resources Steve Scheurer and assistant superintendent Dr. Deborah Allen. The team was tasked with examining human resources deployment across the district and coming up with suggestions for cost savings.

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Anonymous Steve Jansen said...

One of the many elephants in the room in Lebo has been the question of whether there are too many elementary schools. I'm glad to see that the team is looking at this. The concept of a walking community is a farce. If it were true there wouldn't be traffic jams around the schools at the beginning and end of school each day.

As to Ms. Posti not being aware of the open scope, then I'd suggest she and Dr. Steinhauer begin to meet.

The economy has fundamentally shifted and our government and schools need to begin to look at things in a different manner. This team was the first step.

November 21, 2011 5:12 PM  

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