On another post Anonymous wrote:
"How we go where we are, part 17, May 2008
May 21, 2008: Pittsburgh Public Schools remained focused on student achievement...
...no, wait, make that Communications and Marketing, with the Board approving “a contract with Ms. Michelle Galterio to develop a comprehensive graphic standards guide to help all schools and departments of the District, as well as all external organizations that are approved users of the District's logotypes and colors, to present a consistent District image inside as well as outside the District. To achieve this work, consultants will review a sampling of materials from schools and the District for the past year. Work will include discussions with school-based and central office staff. This guide will include how to use the District's logo family (PPS logo, Excellence for All, 9th Grade Nation, Pittsburgh Promise), type style recommendations and guidelines, color palette guidelines, 4-6 common design templates, and production procedures and printing specifications to follow when developing or designing any printed, published, or visual materials which convey the image of the District. Production procedures and printing specifications will help staff facilitate conversations with graphic designers and printers to ensure consistent graphic and printing results. All information will be available on the District's website.”
Another Broad Resident is hired. Based on her less than two years of on the job training, Mr. Roosevelt would later promote her to Director of Recruiting and Staffing in Human Resources.
The financial statement highlights urge a “greater premium on cutting expenses.”
The Pittsburgh-Mt-Oliver Unit becomes a new revenue stream for friends of the Curriculum Shuffle, with the Board approving “Staff of Bevan Educational Solutions will provide a workshop entitled, "Framework for Teaching" for approximately forty (40) Intermediate Unit staff members on August 22, 2008.”
After 30 of the first 34 pages of the transcript are filled with Board members taking shots at Mr. Brentley's take a father to school day event, he reminds Board President Isler “regardless of what folks may think about me, I am a Board member, I am an elected official, I have just as much to say at this table as anyone else, it would be helpful, sir, for you to stand with me on good items, just like you would rush to the aid of others, when there are other issues.”"