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The Board of Education

The school board is the governing body of New Ulm Public Schools. The school board has responsibility for the care, management, and control over public schools in the school district. The school board is given the responsibility to carry out the mission of the school district with diligence, prudence, and dedication to the ideals of providing the finest public education.

ISD 88 School Board: Melissa Sunderman, Denny Waloch, Jonathan Schiro, Steve Gag, Duane Winter, Supt. Jeff Bertrang, Matt Ringhofer, Christie Dewanz.

 

About the Board of Education

The membership of the school board consists of seven elected directors. The term of office is four years.

Study Sessions are held the second Thursday of each month beginning at 5:00 p.m. School Board meetings are held on the fourth Thursdays of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. Study Sessions are held in the District Conference Room and school board meetings are held in the District Boardroom located at 414 South Payne Street, New Ulm.

Board meeting starting times and agendas are published in the New Ulm Journal.

The public is welcome to attend School Board meetings. Board meetings are broadcast live on local Comcast Channel 14 and NU Telecom Channel 3.

Duane Winter, Chair
dwinter@newulm.k12.mn.us
1114 N Garden St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 276-8630

Board Member Since 2007

  • Facilities Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Negotiations Committee: Paras, Principals
  • Minnesota State High School League Representative

Christie Dewanz, Vice-Chair
cdewanz@newulm.k12.mn.us
15135 Co. Rd. 102
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 240-0914

  • Board Member Since 2013
  • Activities Committee
  • Community Education Advisory Council
  • Meet and Confer
  • Negotiations Committee: Teachers, Paras
  • Staff Development

Matt Ringhofer, Treasurer
mringhofer@newulm.k12.mn.us
213 S Washington St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 359-9572

  • Board Member Since 2013
  • District Curriculum Advisory Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Insurance Committee
  • Meet and Confer
  • Negotiations Committee: Teachers, Principals
  • River Bend Education District #6049 Board Representative

Steve Gag, Clerk
sgag@newulm.k12.mn.us
1117 N Franklin St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 359-7597

  • Board Member Since 2011
  • Activities Committee
  • Facilities Committee
  • Insurance Committee
  • Meet and Confer
  • Negotiations Committee: Classified (Custodians, Cooks, Secretaries), Principal
  • Technology Committee

Jonathan Schiro, Board Member
jschiro@newulm.k12.mn.us
608 S Jefferson St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 276-4490

  • Board Member Since 2017
  • District Curriculum Advisory Council
  • Insurance Committee
  • Negotiations Committee: Classified (Custodians, Cooks, Secretaries)
  • Policy Committee

Melissa Sunderman, Board Member
msunderman@newulm.k12.mn.us
1524 Elmwood Ave
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 354-1524

  • Board Member Since 2015
  • District Curriculum Advisory Committee
  • Negotiations Committee: Classified (Custodians, Cooks, Secretaries)
  • Personnel Committee
  • Policy Committee

Denny Waloch, Board Member
713 6th St S
New Ulm MN 56073
dwaloch@newulm.k12.mn.us
507-276-6049

  • Board Member Since 2014
  • Activities Committee
  • Facilities Committee
  • Negotiations Committee: Teachers, Paras
  • Personnel Committee
  • Policy Committee

Agendas/Minutes (Current)

2015-07-09 SS Minutes (58.1k)
2015-07-09 Study Session Agenda (63.8k)
2015-07-23 Agenda (73k)
2015-07-23 Minutes (87.6k)
2015-08-27 Agenda (73.9k)
2015-08-27 Minutes (98.1k)
2015-09-24 Agenda (75.9k)
2015-09-24 Minutes (97.3k)
2015-10-08 SS Minutes (57.9k)
2015-10-08 Study Session Agenda (84.5k)
2015-10-22 Agenda (77k)
2015-10-22 Minutes (102.1k)
2015-11-05 SS Minutes (52.9k)
2015-11-05 Study Session Agenda (69.8k)
2015-11-19 Agenda (75.3k)
2015-11-19 Minutes (107.7k)
2015-12-03 SS Minutes (55.6k)
2015-12-03 Study Session Agenda (73.4k)
2015-12-03 TNT Minutes (49k)
2015-12-03 Truth in Taxation Agenda (67.7k)
2015-12-17 Agenda (75.6k)
2015-12-17 Minutes (92.4k)
2015-12-17 Round Table Minutes (44k)
2016-01-07 SS Minutes (56.7k)
2016-01-07 Study Session Agenda (70.7k)
2016-01-28 Bd Agenda (82.1k)
2016-01-28 Minutes (122.7k)
2016-02-11 SS Minutes (55.5k)
2016-02-11 Study Session Agenda (66.5k)
2016-02-25 Bd Agenda (76.4k)
2016-02-25 Minutes (89.5k)
2016-03-10 SS Minutes (60.6k)
2016-03-10 Study Session Agenda (105.8k)
2016-03-29 Bd Agenda (76k)
2016-03-29 Minutes (106.7k)
2016-04-04 Special Meeting Minutes (53k)
2016-04-04 Special Mtg Agenda (76.2k)
2016-04-14 SS Minutes (53.3k)
2016-04-14 Study Session Agenda (69.7k)
2016-04-28 Bd Agenda (77.8k)
2016-04-28 Minutes (139.8k)
2016-05-12 SS Minutes (56.7k)
2016-05-12 Study Session Agenda (73.8k)
2016-05-26 Bd Agenda (79.7k)
2016-05-26 Minutes (124.9k)
2016-06-09 Bd Study Session Agenda (77.8k)
2016-06-09 SS Minutes (56.4k)
2016-06-23 Bd Agenda 1 (81.1k)
2016-06-23 Minutes (122.4k)
2016-07-14 SS Minutes (55.5k)
2016-07-14 Study Session Agenda (60.5k)
2016-07-28 Bd Agenda (77.1k)
2016-07-28 Minutes (92.5k)
2016-08-25 Bd Agenda (77.8k)
2016-08-25 Minutes (115.9k)
2016-09-08 SS Minutes (54.8k)
2016-09-08 Study Session Agenda (61.5k)
2016-09-22 Bd Agenda (77.6k)
2016-09-22 Minutes (107.4k)
2016-10-13 SS Minutes (55.1k)
2016-10-13 Study Session Agenda (64.2k)
2016-10-27 Bd Agenda (81.7k)
2016-10-27 Minutes (105.1k)
2016-11-03 SS Minutes (55.6k)
2016-11-3 Study Session Agenda (63.9k)
2016-11-17 Bd Agenda (83.7k)
2016-11-17 Minutes (110.5k)
2016-12-08 SS Minutes (56.7k)
2016-12-08 TNT Minutes (48.4k)
2016-12-8 Bd TNT Agenda (69k)
2016-12-8 Study Session Agenda (65.7k)
2016-12-22 Bd Agenda (80.1k)
2016-12-22 Minutes (90.5k)
2017-01-05 SS Minutes (59.9k)
2017-01-05 Study Session Agenda (82k)
2017-01-19 Bd Agenda (76.9k)
2017-01-19 Minutes (102.6k)
2017-02-09 SS Minutes (57.6k)
2017-02-09 Study Session Agenda (72.7k)
2017-02-23 Bd Agenda (84.8k)
2017-02-23 Minutes (109.9k)
2017-03-09 SS Minutes (55.3k)
2017-03-09 Study Session Agenda (77.5k)
2017-03-23 Bd Agenda (84.6k)
2017-03-23 Minutes (101.7k)
2017-04-13 SS Minutes (55.5k)
2017-04-13 Study Session Agenda (72k)
2017-04-27 Bd Agenda (80.1k)
2017-04-27 Minutes (112.8k)
2017-05-11 SS Minutes (56.9k)
2017-05-11 Study Session Agenda (73.6k)
2017-05-25 Bd Agenda (87.7k)
2017-05-25 Minutes (130.9k)
2017-06-08 SS Minutes (59k)
2017-06-22 Bd Agenda (83.8k)
2017-06-22 Minutes (114k)
2017-07-13 SS Minutes (52.9k)
2017-07-13 Study Session Agenda (91.9k)
2017-07-27 Bd Agenda (84.4k)
2017-07-27 Minutes (122.7k)
2017-08-24 Bd Agenda (80.2k)
2017-08-24 Minutes (109.4k)
2017-09-28 Bd Agenda (85.4k)
2017-09-28 Minutes (125.1k)
2017-10-12 SS Minutes (56.7k)
2017-10-26 Bd Agenda (85.9k)
2017-10-26 Minutes (106.3k)
2017-11-2 SS Minutes (55.6k)
2017-11-2 Study Session Agenda (73.2k)
2017-11-16 Bd Agenda (84.8k)
2017-11-16 Minutes (91.6k)
2017-12-7 Bd TNT Agenda (64.2k)
2017-12-7 Study Session Agenda (65k)
Agendas/Minutes (Archived)
2013-10-10 Agenda (63.3k)
2014-01-23 Agenda (66.3k)
2014-07-10 Study Session Agenda (78k)
2014-07-10 Study Session Minutes (68.2k)
2014-07-24 Agenda (62.2k)
2014-07-24 Minutes (101.6k)
2014-08-15 Agenda (57.7k)
2014-08-15 Special Mtg Minutes (66k)
2014-08-28 Agenda (59.8k)
2014-08-28 Minutes (107.9k)
2014-09-11 Study Session Agenda (62k)
2014-09-11 Study Session Minutes (61.1k)
2014-09-25 Agenda (73.1k)
2014-09-25 Minutes (122.5k)
2014-09-25 Public Meeting Minutes (37k)
2014-10-09 Study Session Minutes (59k)
2014-10-23 Agenda (71.5k)
2014-10-23 Minutes (117.1k)
2014-11-06 Study Session Agenda (70.4k)
2014-11-06 Study Session Minutes (58.8k)
2014-11-10 Special Meeting Minutes (72.6k)
2014-11-10 Study Session Agenda (67.6k)
2014-11-20 Agenda (70.2k)
2014-11-20 Minutes (125k)
2014-11-20 Study Session Agenda (67.6k)
2014-12-04 Study Session Minutes (66.7k)
2014-12-18 Agenda (75.5k)
2014-12-18 Minutes (115.5k)
2015-01-22 Agenda (80.4k)
2015-01-22 Minutes (104.6k)
2015-02-12 Study Session Agenda (79.9k)
2015-02-12 Study Session Minutes (65.6k)
2015-02-26 Agenda (72.2k)
2015-02-26 Minutes (123.7k)
2015-03-12 Study Session Agenda (76.2k)
2015-03-12 Study Session Minutes (65.7k)
2015-03-26 Agenda (73.5k)
2015-03-26 Minutes (113.8k)
2015-04-09 Study Session Agenda (68.8k)
2015-04-09 Study Session Minutes (56.8k)
2015-04-23 Agenda (79.5k)
2015-04-23 Minutes (113.3k)
2015-05-06 Special Meeting Agenda (78.5k)
2015-05-06 Special Mtg Minutes (51.4k)
2015-05-14 Study Session Agenda (68.6k)
2015-05-15 SS Minutes (59.6k)
2015-05-28 Agenda (79.9k)
2015-05-28 Minutes (119.8k)
2015-06-11 SS Minutes (56k)
2015-06-11 Study Session Agenda (70.1k)
2015-06-25 Agenda (79.7k)
2015-06-25 Minutes (121.5k)
Agenda (62.6k)
Bd Agenda 022714 (67.3k)
Bd Agenda 032714 (67.4k)
Bd Agenda 042414 (65.5k)
Bd Agenda 052214 (66.8k)
Bd Agenda 071113 (62.8k)
Bd Agenda 072513 (61.1k)
Bd Agenda 082213 0 (60.8k)
Bd Agenda 092613 (63.9k)
Bd Agenda 102413 (62.3k)
Bd Agenda 121913 (65.9k)
Bd SS Agenda 031314 0 (66.1k)
Bd SS Agenda 061214 (76.1k)
Bd SS Agenda 120513 (77.1k)
Bd Study Session Agenda 021314 (63k)
Bd Study Session Agenda 050814 (61.7k)
Bd Study Session Agenda 111413 (66.4k)
Bd Town Hall Agenda 041014 (62.3k)
Minutes 012314 (117.2k)
Minutes 022714 (57.5k)
Minutes 032714 (108.8k)
Minutes 042414 (128.4k)
Minutes 052214 (134.7k)
Minutes 062614 (170k)
Minutes 071113 0 (70.4k)
Minutes 072513 (96.8k)
Minutes 082213 (103.3k)
Minutes 092613 (104.7k)
Minutes 101013 (53.9k)
Minutes 102413 (110.5k)
Minutes 112113 (105.3k)
Minutes 121913 (106.3k)
SS Agenda 010914 (64.4k)
SS Agenda 091213 (102.1k)
SS Minutes 010914 (62.3k)
SS Minutes 021314 (60.3k)
SS Minutes 031314 (53.9k)
SS Minutes 050814 (61.4k)
SS Minutes 061214 (61.3k)
SS Minutes 111413 (58.1k)
SS Minutes 120513 (59.1k)
Town Hall Mtg Minutes 041014 (56.3k)

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