Sunday, February 24, 2013
Alan Earnshaw, vice president of the East Penn Board of School Directors, announced recently that he will seek a fourth term on the board.
East Penn School Board Vice President Alan Earnshaw recently announced that he will seek a fourth term on the East Penn Board of School Directors. Earnshaw has been a East Penn School Board member since 2001, having been reelected in 2005 and 2009. He served as president of the board for two years and has been vice president for more than five years. Earnshaw has respresented East Penn on the Joint Operating Committee of the Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) since December 2007, serving as the vice chair for two years and the chair since December 2011. Currently in his 12th year on the board, Earnshaw was first elected when his oldest daughter was in first grade. Now she is a senior at Emmaus High School and plans to enter college…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
East Penn School Director Alan Earnshaw attends Monday night's reorganization meeting via Skype.
Usually, board reorganization meetings are pretty cut and dried. Dull even. Leave it to the East Penn Board of School Directors to find a way to spice up the traditional annual process by which new officers are elected to the board and deliver a little lesson in technology tools in the process. Last night, all nine board members were counted as "present," although only eight of them were actually in the room. Board member Alan Earnshaw attended the meeting from Tokyo, Japan, via Skype and voted using text messages. And he was elected vice president to boot. Highlights of the reorganization meeting include:
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
East Penn School Board President Charles Ballard and School Director Alan Earnshaw do battle with School Directors Lynn Donches and Julian Stolz over motion to curtail pay raises for administrators and non-unionized employees.
Lines in the sand were quickly drawn at Monday night’s meeting of the East Penn Board of School Directors when Director Lynn Donches made a motion to limit proposed pay raises for administrators and non-unionized employees to those making $45,000 or less. That motion ultimately failed and the raises, which totaled $74,000 and gave salary bumps to 52 administrators and non-unionized employees, were approved. Those raises are merit-based, according to the dialogue during the meeting, and as a result range from 1.4 to 7.9 percent. Superintendent of Schools Thomas L. Seidenberger is among the administrators who will receive a raise, with his salary jumping from from $163,415 to $166,193, effective Aug. 14. All other raises, which are coming …