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POTEAU – The Poteau School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Bert Corr Administration Building to hold a due process hearing for Nancy Ortega.
The first item on the agenda is to retain Mark Rains for representing the Board during the due process hearing.
Then the Board president will convene the hearing and hear opening statements by the school superintendent and Ortega. Evidence will be presented and Ortega will be cross-examined.
She will present her side of the case before closing arguments are offered.
The Board will return to open session and vote to accept or reject the superintendent’s recommendation for her dismissal.
Before adjourning, the Board will accept any resignations since the last meeting.
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