Morrisonville Community Unit School District #1 Calendar
Notice of Public Hearing
The Board of Education of the
Morrisonville Community Unit School District #1 will hold a
Public Hearing, Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
in the board room at Morrisonville Elementary School
located at 301 School Street, Morrisonville, Illinois.
The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comment on a proposed waiver application to allow the district
to exceed the administrative cost increase cap due to he employment of the a full time superintendent.
Ed Goebel, President
Board of Education
Morrisonville Community Unit School District #1
Morrisonville CUSD #1 Hires Superintendent
At a special meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Morrisonville Community Unit School District #1 Board of Education employed Mr. Gary A. DePatis of Petersburg, Illinois as Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2015.
Mr. DePatis is currently in his second year as Superintendent of Pekin Community High School District #303 in Pekin, Illinois. Pekin CCHD #303 serves 2,000 9-12 students.
Prior to his position in Pekin, Mr. DePatis served nine years as Superintendent for Greenview CUSD #200 in Greenview, Illinois. This school district is very similar to Morrisonville and had approximately 250 Pre-K through 12 students.
Before becoming Superintendent of Greenview, Mr. DePatis was Principal of New Central Elementary School in Havana, Illinois. This school had 500 students in grades Pre-K through 4.
Mr. DePatis was a math teacher at Rushville Jr./Sr. High School from 1992 -1997. He started his career as a math teacher at Beardstown High School in 1989.
A 1988 graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Mr. DePatis also possesses a Master of Science in Education from WIU and an Education Specialist from WIU.
Gary and Terri DePatis were married on April 18, 1987 and have three sons, Tyler age 24, Jordan age 23, and Kyle age 20.
Mr. DePatis lists his hobbies and interests as golf, reading, computers, and music which he enjoys performing with his wife and two sons.