Contributed Photo: From left – District Superintendent Bec Kurzynske, State Superintendent Tony Evers, Pulaski Business Manager Jill Bodwin
Pulaski Community School District’s Jill Bodwin was named Business Manager of the Year Wednesday in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials meeting held at the Wisconsin Association of School Boards state education convention.
Bodwin started her position at Pulaski in July and was nominated by Denmark Superintendent Tony Klaubauf, where she had worked for the previous four years.
The award recognizes the recent outstanding contributions of the Bodwin’s district and community. Winners of the award are recognized for implementing innovative projects within their district, improving systems and processes, as well as forging creative partnerships with the community to improve student learning.
“On behalf of the entire PCSD family, I congratulate Jill on her well-deserved recognition as Wisconsin’s School Business Manager of the Year,” said Pulaski Superintendent Bec Kurzynske. “Jill’s dedication to the students she serves is reflective of her passion for public education, expansive professional knowledge and enduring care and compassion as a leader.”
Michael Voelker, PCSD Board of Education president, added, “Jill’s experience and knowledge are tremendous assets to the Pulaski district and community. She is a trusted advisor to the board, and we congratulate Jill on her on being honored as School Business Manager of the year.”
In addition to the award, Bodwin received a plaque and a $1,500 check to be used to continue her education, attend conferences and seminars, or related activities and resources for her professional development. She may also award a $1,500 student scholarship in her district.