BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

February 18, 2008
Regular Session - 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Consent Agenda Items

5. Approve Agenda

6. Approve Minutes: December 10, 2007

7. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

A. Acknowledgments and Celebration (click to view list)

    1. Dr. Amacker, Superintendent, School Board Recognition
    2. Dr. Amacker, Superintendent's Attendance Award
    3. Diane Novak, Technology Center Director
      • St. Martin High Recognitions
      • Vancleave High Recognitions

B. Curriculum Presentation

    1. East Central Upper Elementary

C. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Claim Docket
    2. Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
    3. Surplus Property
    4. Not In Budget Items
    5. Construction In Progress (no change)
    6. One Source
    7. Katrina Income (no change)
    8. Approve Student Activity/Club Accounts: December 2007
    9. Present Student Activity/Club Accounts: January 2008
    10. Receipts and Disbursements

D. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

    1. Approve School Bus Turnaround -
    2. Safety Incidents
    3. Approve Fire/Windstorm Insurance Coverage for Modular Units

E. Carol Rudolph - Technology Director

F. Tonya Green - Special Education Director

G. Dr. Lisa McCartney - Curriculum Director

H. Lynn Brewer - Interim Assistant Superintendent

    1. Approve 2008-2009 School Calendar
    2. Approve Revised Policy

I. Margaret Bush - Assistant Superintendent

    1. Approve District Test Plan GLTP

J. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Approve Book Fair, VCL
    2. Approve Resolution: The Secure Rural Schools & Community Self-Determination
    3. Approve New Position: Assistant Principal - St. Martin North
    4. Approve New Position: Assistant Principal - Vancleave High
    5. f.y.i. New School Construction-SMHS
    6. f.y.i. MDE-Summary of MAEP Funding Comparisons
    7. f.y.i. Seimens Update
    8. 16th Section
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Commercial Land - Paula & Thomas Murphy
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Commercial Land - Stargate Enterprises, John McKinney
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Commercial Land - US Postal Service
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Commercial Land - William Webb
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Commercial Land - Daniel Werner
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-7-8, Commercial Land - West Jackson County Utility District
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Other Land - Baptist Church of VC, Lot A
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Other Land - Baptist Church of VC, Lot B
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-7-8, Other Land - Monte Luffey Enterprises
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Other Land - Ann & Gerlad Purdy
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Recreational - JCBS - Lum Cumbest Adult Softball
      • Approve Re-appraisal for Section 16-6-7, Recreational - JCBS - Vancleave N & S Side Recreation
    9. Guild Hardy Architects / David Hardy / Quint Moran
    10. Update on Building Projects / Jennifer Seymour
    11. Future Building Plans
      • f.y.i. - Hal Holmes
      • f.y.i. - Dino Vecchio
      • f.y.i. - Mike VanWinkle

K. Trips (click to view list)

L. Legal Student Transfers (click to view list)

M. Licensed Administrator Resignations 2008-2009

Davis, Jill Asst. Principal - VC Middle
(Transferring in District)
Vancleave

N. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2008-2009

Davis, Jill Principal - VC Middle
(7/1/2008, rep. J. Hubal, transferring in district, D23, 240 days, $73,100)
Vancleave

O. Licensed Educator Resignations 2007-2008

none    

P. Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Adams, Wanda Special Ed. Teacher - VC High
(Retirement)
Vancleave
Blake, Tiffany Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin
Bush, Janice Part Time Teacher - VC High Vancleave
Crocker, Beverly Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin
Hinton, Mary District Test Coordinator and Counselor
(Retirement)
District
Pierce, Patricia Teacher - EC Lower
(Retirement)
East Central
Sherwood, Melissa Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Smith, Michele Sped Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin
Stallings, Tracy Cheerleader Sponsor - ECHigh East Central
White, Penny Teacher - EC Lower East Central

Q. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2007-2008

Babin, Jennifer Part-time Food Service Worker - VC Lower Vancleave
Carnley, Janice Custodian Vancleave
Davidson, Linda Full-time Food Service Worker - ECLower
(Retirement)
East Central
Stroman, Jeanette Full-time Food Service Worker - VC Middle Vancleave
Wade, Dorothy Custodian - SM East St. Martin
Woitt, Michelle Teacher Asst. - VC Lower Vancleave

R. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2007-2008

Bailey, Linda After School Tutor - SM North
(2/11/08, 4 hrs per week, $22 per hr.)
St. Martin
Elmore, Amy After School Tutor - SM North
(2/13/08, 2 hrs per day, $22 per hr.)
St. Martin
Hunt, Roberta Teacher, VCHigh
(1/23/08, received upgrade in licensure, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-8, $$39,156)
Vancleave
Murphy, Janice After school tutor - SM North
(1/30/08, 2 hrs per wk, $22 per hr.)
St. Martin
Parker, Andria After school tutor - SM North
(1/30/08, 2 hrs per wk, $22 per hr.)
St. Martin
Rosetti, Jeannie After School Tutor - SM North
(2/11/08, 2 hrs per week, $22 per hr.)
St. Martin
Thompson, John ROTC Instructor, SMHigh
(8/1/07, pay as per ROTC agreement, adjust salary accordingly, AA-32, $64,219)
St. Martin

S. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2007-2008

Bozeman, Laurisha Part-time Food Service - VC Middle
(2/7/08, rep. L. Cunningham, 3 hrs. per day, $7.59 per hr.)
Vancleave
Brewer, Deborah Hourly Position as needed - EC
(2/11/08, $10.29 per hr.)
East Central
Cronier, Kane Sped Student Worker - EC High
(1/4/08, $5.85 per hr.)
East Central
Davis, Steve Computer II Tech - District
(12/11/07, due to new pay scales, please adjust salary accordingly, 3 yrs. exp., $22,269)
District
Ely, Matt Computer I Tech - District
(12/11/07, due to new pay scales, please adjust salary accordingly, 7 yrs. exp., $40,046)
District
Ewing, Hettie Custodian - SM East
(2/14/08, rep. D. Wade, 3 yrs exp., $3,914)
St. Martin
Gray, Christopher Sped Student Worker - EC High
(1/4/08, $5.85 per hr.)
East Central
Holden, Felicia Teacher Asst. - EC Lower
(1/28/08, rep. D. Snow, 0 yrs exp., $5,381)
East Central
Lass, Lauren Teacher Asst. - SM North
(2/7/08, rep. N. Smith, 0 yrs. exp., $5,023)
St. Martin
Lehmberg, William Bus Driver - St. Martin
(1/29/08, rep. J. Jerrell, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hr)
St. Martin
Myers, William Computer I Tech - District
(12/11/07, due to new pay scales, please adjust salary accordingly, 5 yrs. exp., $38,500)
District
Pardue, Calvin Computer II Tech - District
(12/11/07, due to new pay scales, please adjust salary accordingly, 3 yrs. exp., $21,237)
District
Pylate, Jessica Teacher Asst. - VC Lower
(2/18/08, rep. M. Woitt, 0 yrs exp., $4,520)
Vancleave
Tillman, Michael Computer I Tech - District
(12/11/07, due to new pay scales, please adjust salary accordingly, 3 yrs. exp., $35,926)
District
Verrett, Kathy Sped Asst. - EC Upper
(2/21/08, rep. A. Moore, 15 yrs. exp., $5,805)
East Central

T. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Ely, Janet Teacher Asst. - EC Lower East Central
Taylor, Matthew Teacher Asst. - EC Lower East Central

U. Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

none    

V. Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

none    

W. Executive Session (click to view list)

Next Meeting - Thursday, February 28, 2008 - Special Session
Jackson County District Office