COPPERAS COVE — Every day this week, members of the Copperas Cove Independent School District Board of Trustees will be shown appreciation for their service by students throughout the district.

The first such event will be Monday, just prior to the board’s workshop.

Students from Martin Walker Elementary School will join the board members for lunch.

The celebrations, which are part of National School Board Recognition Month, continue each day through the week.

The board has more serious matters to address during its Monday workshop, however.

Board members will review the hiring of six new teachers, a board certified behavior analyst and a school counselor. They will discuss purchases of computers for teachers and students worth approximately $250,000, along with a $34,000 concrete and handrail project at Copperas Cove High School.

The board will discuss the selection of an independent audit firm for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, and the adoption of the district’s innovation plan.

Reports will be presented on the resignation of two special education teachers, two other teachers and two district employees, the monthly financial report and the Vision 2020 quarterly update.

Votes to approve agenda items from Monday’s workshop will be taken at Tuesday evening’s regular board meeting.

Then, on Thursday, the CCISD board will gather again in a special meeting to perform the annual evaluation of Superintendent Joe Burns, and approve his new contract.

All meetings take place at the CCISD administration building, 703 West Avenue D. Monday’s workshop begins at noon. Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6:30 with a public forum. Thursday’s meeting begins at 4 p.m.

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