Carlton district fires Indian education coordinator
June 23, 2023
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Carlton school board ratified a letter from superintendent John Engstrom the ended with the firing of American Indian Education coordinator Kevin Kot, who had been with the district for close to three years. Ratification of the document was a part of the consent agenda, a portion of the meeting reserved for actions with no debate. Of the five active board members, four voted. Eryn Szymczak was absent.
When asked for a copy of the letter the board endorsed, board chair Julianne Emerson said it was not available.
Kot spoke to the Pine Knot about his dismiss...