BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

August 27, 2007
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:

7. Margaret Bush - Interim Superintendent

A. Acknowledgments and Celebration

    1. Presentation: Compass Donation / Guy Bowering

B. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Claim Docket
    2. Approve Claim Docket #2
    3. Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
    4. Surplus Property
    5. Not In Budget Items (no changes)
    6. Construction In Progress
    7. One Source
    8. Katrina Income
    9. Receipts and Disbursements: June 2007 and July 2007
    10. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts: June 2007
    11. Present Student Activity / Club Accounts: July 2007
    12. Interfund Loans FY 2007
    13. Operating Transfers In/Out FY 2007

C. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

    1. f.y.i. - Safety Incentive Program
    2. SI 2007-33 JM August 1, 2007
    3. SI 2007-34 MT August 8, 2007
    4. SI 2007-35 MH August 9, 2007
    5. Approve Purchase of a 2002 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck / East Central Schools

D. Tonya Green - Special Education Director

    1. Approve Contractual Position - Cindy Stork, East Central Lower Elementary
    2. Approve Private Contracts

E. Dr. Lisa McCartney - Curriculum Director

    1. Approve JCSD Curriculum Committee Stipend

F. Carol Rudolph -Technology Director

    1. Approve Computer Technician I & II Salary Increase

G. Lynn Brewer - Interim Assistant Superintendent

    1. Approve District Test Security Plan - Subject Area Testing Program 2007-2008
    2. Approve Compensation for Professional Development Coordinators 2007-2008
    3. Approve One-Year Interim Certificate Licensure Applications
    4. New Policy Presented for Board Review
      • a. GGBGO - Salary Scale: Part-Time Office Assistants
    5. Approve Revised Policies
      • a. GGBG - School Bus Driver Compensation and Leave
      • b. GGBGA - Salary Scale: School Bus Aide
      • c. DJC - Payroll Procedures
    6. Approve Mississippi Department of Education GED Option Program Intent

H. Margaret Bush- Interim Superintendent

    1. f.y.i. - Mitsubishi Extended Warranty
    2. Utilities for Superintendent's Office / Jack Pickett / (motion needed)
    3. Approve Salary Increase for Extra-Curricular Activity Employees
    4. Approve Leave Days for Registration Helpers, East Central Lower Elementary
    5. Approve St. Martin After School Care Program Pay Raise
    6. Approve Medial Leave of Absence
      • a. Linda Davidson - ECLower Cafeteria - August 2, 2007 until December 31, 2007
      • b. Karen Nelson - ECLower Cafeteria - August 2, 2007 until February 29, 2008
      • c. Melody Steele - VCMiddle - August 16, 2007 until approximately November 16, 2007
    7. Sixteenth Section
    8. Guild Hardy Architects / David Hardy / Quint Moran
    9. Update on Building Projects / Jennifer Seymour
    10. Future Building Plans / Katrina / Missy Vetter, FEMA Representative
      • a. Status Update - St. Martin North Elementary Parking Lot
      • b. Slab Update (MEMA/FEMA) - St. Martin Upper & St. Martin Middle School Old Campuses

I. Trips (click to view list)

J. Legal Student Transfers - 2007-2008 (click to view list)

K. Licensed Administrator Resignations 2007-2008

none    

L. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2007-2008

Novak, Diane
Interim Director of Technology Center
(8-1-07, correction to original recommendation, 23 days as Interim Director of Technology,,please adjust August 2007 salary accordingly, $6,866)
District

M. Licensed Educator Resignations 2007-2008

Bell, Gina Assistant Girls Basketball - St. Martin St. Martin
Beverly, Stephen Teacher - ECHigh
(Retirement)
East Central
Buell, Robert Guidance Counselor - VCHigh Vancleave
Burton-Maiden, Keisha Special Education Teacher - Alternative School District
Edwards, Ronald Assistant Soccer - East Central East Central
Havard, Linda Yearbook Advisor - ECHigh East Central
Rogers, John E. Boys / Girls Track - East Central East Central

N. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2007-2008

Brockway, Shelly Guidance Assistant - ECHigh
East Central
Burleson, Sean Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Cunningham, LeeAnn Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCMiddle
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Ditsworth, Joe After School Worker - East Central East Central
Gaines, Berniece Part-Time Food Service Worker - VCLower
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Jarrell, Jerry Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Johnson, Roberta Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCLower Vancleave
Jurich, Scotty Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Lepine, Amy Part-Time Food Service Worker - SMMiddle
(transferring in district)
St. Martin
Marsland, David Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Parker, Deborah Bus Driver - Vancleave Vancleave
Peterson, Dana Computer Tech II - District Office
(transferring in district)
District
Rankin, Joe 9th Grade Boys Basketball - St. Martin St. Martin
Russum, LaDonna Special Education Teacher Assistant - Alt. School District
Tapp, Dana Assistant Girls Soccer Coach - Vancleave Vancleave

O. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2007-2008

Bell, Gina High School Head Girls Basketball Coach - St. Martin
(8-20-07, rep. W. Fortenberry, $3,943)
St. Martin
Bell, Gina 9th Grade Head Girls Basketball Coach - St. Martin
(8-20-07, rep. W. Fortenberry, $3,093)
St. Martin
Bowen, Ashley Yearbook Advisor - ECHigh
(8-20-07, rep. L. Havard, $1,750)
East Central
Brown, Jennifer Guidance Counselor - VCHigh
(8-28-07, rep. R. Buell, AA-0, $33,592)
Vancleave
Bryant, Elizabeth Teacher - SMMiddle
(8-1-07, originally recommended as AA-20, additional year verified, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-21, $50,725)
St. Martin
Cooley, Danette Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended as AA-17, an additional year verified, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-18, $48,520)
East Central
Crocker, Beverly Teacher - SMMiddle
(8-9-07, received upgrade in licensure, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-3, $37,464)
St. Martin
Dilmore, Kimberly Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, originaly recommended with AA-10, only 9 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-9, $41,905)
East Central
Fields, Monica Teacher - ECUpper
(8-7-07, received upgrade in license, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-10, $42,558)
East Central
Goldman, Tina Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended A-7, an additional yr verified, please adjust salary accordingly, A-8, $37,650)
East Central
Henson, Josh 9th Grade Boys Basketball Head Coach - St. Martin
(8-3-07, rep. J. Rankin, $3,093)
St. Martin
Henson, Josh Assistant High School Boys Basketball - St. Martin
(8-3-07, $2,993)
St. Martin
Holder, Lisa Diane Long Term Substitute - ECLower
(8-13-07, sub for Crystal Long, $100 per day)
East Central
Jacobs, Jane Teacher - VCLower
(8-1-07, originally recommended as A-1, additional years verified, please adjust salary accordingly, A-25, $48,680)
Vancleave
Knight, Brian 9th Grade Girls Basketball Coach - East Central
(8-1-07, rep. J. Bowen, $3,093)
East Central
Letort, Chris Junior High Boys Track - St. Martin
(8-3-07, rep. D. Gregory, $900.00)
St. Martin
Letort, Chris High School Boys Track - St. Martin
(8-3-07, rep. D. Gregory, $1,200.00)
St. Martin
Long, Steven Kyle Track Coach Boys / Girls - East Central
(8-1-07, rep. J. Rogers, $1,200 each)
East Central
Lovelace, Shirley Special Education Homebound Teacher - SMHigh
(8-6-07, $34.75 per hour)
St. Martin
Lowery, Lance Tennis Coach - Vancleave
(8-1-07, rep. P. Funk, $800)
Vancleave
Luquire, Ellenbeth Hombound Teacher - Countywide
(8-1-07, previously recommeded as an AAA-7, licensure verified AA-7, please adjust salary accordingly, $40,435)
District
Neaves, Dale Teacher / Bus Driver - St. Martin
(8/2007, 10 years experience as Transportation Director has been verified, please adjust bus driving salary accordingly, 19 yrs exp., $13.89 per hour)
St. Martin
Pearson, Jeanifer Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, originally recommended as AA-6, licensure verified AAA-6, please adjust salary accordingly, $41,262)
St. Martin
Slade, Thomas History Teacher - VCHigh
(8-1-07, new 4 hr position, AA-8, $21,927)
Vancleave
Talley, Christian Teacher - VCUpper
(8-1-07, received upgrade in licensure, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-1, $36,025)
Vancleave
Tucker, James Keith 9th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach - East Central
(8-1-07, rep. B. Knight, $3,093)
East Central
Tutor
After School SATP Tutor
English - ECHigh
After School SATP Tutor - ECHigh
(8-20-07, Ashley Bowen, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School SATP Tutors
East Central High School
After School SATP Tutors - ECHigh
(8-20-07, Caryl Ulrich, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School SATP Tutors
English Department - VCHigh
After School SATP Tutors - VCHigh
(8-10-07, Barbara Bennett, Sandra Fletcher, Ann Kortman, Elizabeth Quave, Linda Sumner, Shyla VanAlstine, Gena Heffner, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
After School SATP Tutors
History Department - VCHigh

After School SATP Tutors - VCHigh
(8-6-07, Debra Brown, Scott Brown, Tom Slade, Robert Lambes, Macy Fisher, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
After School SATP Tutors
Math Department - VCHigh
After School SATP Tutors - VCHigh
(8-10-07, Millie Arender, Lynn Turner, Suzanne Jennings, Shirley Guy, Julie Tanner, Karen Tootle, Gai Smith, $22 per hour)
Vancleave

Tutors
After School SATP Tutors
Science Department
- VCHigh

After School SATP Tutors - VCHigh
(8-10-07, Suzanne Harrison, Kathy Hudson, Karen Hunt, Roberta Hunt, Devann Townsend, Carol Barnes, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
After School Tutors
East Central Lower Elementary
After School Tutors - ECLower
(8-27-07, Beth Marble, Cindy Stork, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School Tutors
East Central Middle School
After School Tutors - ECMiddle
(8-20-07, Lee Fletcher, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School Tutors
East Central Upper Elementary
After School Tutors - ECUpper
(8-27-07, Eric Funches, Becky Lae, Aleen Magee, Stephanie Miller, Janet Stephens, Amanda Winstead, Jonathan Dudeck, Jean Adkison, Diane Bullock, Lisa Ledbetter, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School Tutors
St. Martin High School
After School Tutors - SMHigh
(8-3-07, Susan Bardwell, Angela Batia, Gina Bell, Judy Breazeale, Jack Busby, Crystal Callegari, Robin Collier, Jean Crawford, Nancy Davenport, Elizabeth Eriksen, Quinn Erwin, Nita French, Anastasia Harris, Royce Harvey, Amanda Hawthorne, Kathering Jellum, Emily Jones, Kathryn Kuehn, Sandra Locke, Daysha Lott, Shirley Lovelace, Elizabeth McAnally, Reginald Middleton, Dieter Miller, Mary Miller, Rachele Moran, Elizabeth Morgan, Banita Morrison-Ford, Tracey Neaves, Jeanifer Pearson, Vadis Perkins, Christy Philippoff, Ivan Philippoff, Steven Rodriguez, Brenda Rouse, Dennis Sanders, Erica Scott, Melissa Sherwood, Carrie Shields, Kelly Simpson, Janet Sinclair, April Smith-Hartwell, Kelda Spence, Patrick Walker, Sharon Warning, Henrietta Wells, Ray Werthner, Linda Whiddon, Lynn Zimmerman, $22 per hour)
St. Martin
Tutors
After School Tutors
Vancleave Lower Elementary
After School Tutors - VCLower
(8-28-07, Pattie Adkinson, Angela Barton, Teresa Baxley, April Besse, Debbie Borries, Charlotte Borries, Amanda Daugherty, Vikki DiStefano, Cathy Douglas, Deborah Fortenberry, Peggy George, Crystal Green, Ruby Harris, Melanie Holden, Gina Ingram, Jane Jacobs, Amantha Johnson, Donna Knight, Gloria Lambert, LaGina Landstreet, Michelle LeBatard, Lance Lowery, Lucinda May, Christine Miller, Deborah Necaise, Kathleen Ordahl, Deborah Parker, Charlene Peach, Tammy Poole, Jennifer Rice, Shirley Sheffield, Lucretia Simpson, Susan Simpson, Victorine Smith, Karen Upton, Angelia Vallandingham, Kimberly Verheeck, Selena Vice, Marilyn Wallen, Ronda Walters, Kristen Wolverton, Lisa Younghouse, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
After School Tutors
Vancleave Middle School
After School Tutor - VCMiddle
(8-20-07, Tammy Dearman, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
After School Tutors
Vancleave Upper Elementary
After School Tutors - VCUpper
(8-28-07, Shannon Potter, Brittany Hammett, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
Special Education After School Tutors
St. Martin North Elementary
Special Education After School Tutors - SMNorth
(8-3-07, Terri Mason, $22 per hour)
St. Martin
Tutors
Special Education After School Tutors
Vancleave High School
Special Education After School Tutors - VCHigh
(8-3-07, Gail Shemwell, Michelle Everett, Veronnica Landers, Lynn Hults, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors
Title Tutor
Vancleave Upper Elementary
Title Tutor - VCUpper
(8-28-07, Shannon Potter, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Wolverton, Jeffrey Welding Instructor - Technology Center
(8-1-07, original start date of 7/23/07, according to educator license please change start date to 8/7/07 with one day at substitute rate, please adjust salary accordingly, $37,115)
District

P. Non-Licensed Recommendations 2007-2008

Adult After School Care Directors
St. Martin North Elementary
Adult After School Care Director - SMNorth
(8-6-07, Elizabeth Perkins, Marsha Bilbo)
St. Martin
Adult After School Care Worker
St. Martin East Elementary
Adult After School Care Worker - SMEast
(8-8-07, Cade Calcote)
St. Martin
Adult After School Care Workers
St. Martin North Elementary
Adult After School Care Worker - SMNorth
(8-6-07, Jenna Carroll, Brandon Laird, Hannah Seymour, Dawn Peebles, Danielle Montgomery, Heather Allen)
St. Martin
After School Student Workers
St. Martin High School
After School Student Workers - SMHigh
(8-6-07, James Powell, Kristina Mata)
St. Martin
Baker, Lemuel After School Worker - East Central Schools
(8-22-07, $5.85 per hour)
East Central
Barton, Lindsey R. Office Clerk - VCUpper
(8-1-07, rep. L. Meyers, 0 yrs exp., $12,636)
Vancleave
Blalock, Jeffrey Jay 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach - Vancleave
(8-28-07, vacant position, $1,250)
Vancleave
Carnley, Ruth Bus Driver - St. Martin
(8-3-07, 3 yrs exp., $11.75 per hour)
St. Martin
Clifton, Kirby Student Worker - VCHigh
(8-3-07, rep. T. Mason, $5.85 per hour)
Vancleave
Cunningham, LeeAnn Part-Time Food Service Worker - VCMiddle
(8-20-07, vacancy, 0 yrs exp., $7.59 per hour)
Vancleave
Davis, Steven Computer Technician II - Jackson County Schools
(9-4-07, 3 yrs exp., $19,171)
District
Gaines, Berniece Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCLower
(8-13-07, rep. A. Corzine, 0 yrs exp., $8,713)
Vancleave
Goff, Margaret Ann Bus Driver - St. Martin
(8-3-07, left off original recommendations, 14 yrs exp.)
St. Martin
Guthrie, Jerri Transportation Clerk - East Central
(8-1-07, new position, $7.00 per hour)
East Central
Hebert, Randall Assistant Girl Soccer Coach - St. Martin
(8-3-07, $1000.00)
St. Martin
Holland, Yvonne Transportation Clerk - St. Martin
(8-3-07, 0 yrs exp., $7.00 per hour)
St. Martin
Johnson, Jeana Long-Term Substitute - SMNorth
(8-20-07, new position, $100 per day)
St. Martin
Keleher, Victoria Bus Aide - St. Martin
(8-3-07, rep. S. Jurich, 3 yrs exp., $8.13 per hour)
St. Martin
Keleher, Victoria Bus Driver - St. Martin
(8-3-07, rep. S. Jurich, 3 yrs exp., $11.75 per hour)
St. Martin
Lepine, Amy Full-Time Food Service Worker - SMMiddle
(8-20-07, rep. M. Mallett, 0 yrs exp., $8,464)
St. Martin
Lucas, Brandi Part-Time Food Service Worker - ECHigh
(8-20-07, rep. S. Seals, 0 yrs exp., $7.59 per hour)
East Central
Mayo, Phyllis Teacher Assistant - ECLower
(8-3-07, originally recommended with 27 yrs exp., only 26 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $20,715)
East Central
McCoy, Joanna Teacher Assistant - SMEast
(8-3-07, originally recommended with 1 yr exp., 0 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $12,915)
St. Martin
Moran, Ashley Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-20-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $12,126)
St. Martin
Odom, Lavondia Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCMiddle
(8-22-07, rep. L. Cunningham, 0 yrs exp., $8,364)
Vancleave
Orr, Angel Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, originally recommended with 0 yrs exp., 1 yr verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $11.48 per hour)
Vancleave
Pardue, Calvin Computer Technician II - Jackson County Schools
(9-4-07, 0 yrs exp., $18,035)
District
Perry, Breanne 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-3-07, rep. M. McClendon, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Peterson, Dana Technology Trainer / Facilitator - District
(8-15-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $25,001)
District
Rudolph, Steven

Industrial Arts Paraprofessional - ECHigh
(8-1-07, $22 per hour)

East Central
Toothman, Melissa Special Education Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-3-07, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Tutors
After School Tutors
East Central Upper Elementary
After School Tutors - ECUpper
(8-27-07, Virginia Smith, Darline Jones, Amy Moore, $12 per hour)
East Central
Tutors
After School Tutors
Vancleave Lower Elementary
After School Tutors - VCLower
(8-28-07, Sandra Barnes, Cassie Barton, Tamatha Beckstein, Teresa Bilbo, Heather Bivins, Staphania Blank, Charlotte Bosarge, Freda Bush-Sowell, Jerri Cauley, Dorothy Dantzler, Sandra Duncan, Theresa Grantham, Ramanda Groves, Lisa Gunter, Jamie Haynes, Cynthia Holmes, Stephanie Huff, Denise Johnson, Robyn Johnson, Theres Johnson, Gloria Lambert, June Langlinais, Marsha Miller, Brooke Michke, Rebecca Mizelle, Sammie Morrison, Ashley Paul, Debbie Sentelle, Patricia Sherman, Elizabeth Shields, Janice Speight, Gwen Talbot, Karen Upton, Angelia Vallandingham, Ragina Ward, Cheryl White, Rhonda White, Michelle Woitt, $12 per hour)
Vancleave
Wickramasinghe, Swarnalatha Custodian - VCUpper
(8-28-07,rep. L. Odom, 0 yrs exp., $10,053)
St. Martin
Wright, Theresa Custodian - SMHigh
(8-3-07, originally recommended with 0 yrs. exp., 3 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $10, 925)
St. Martin

Q. Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

Besse, April FROM: 1st Grade Teacher - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher - VCLower
(rep. L. Younghouse)
Vancleave
Younghouse, Lisa FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher - VCLower
TO: 1st Grade Teacher - VCLower
(rep. A. Besse)
Vancleave

R. Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

Cronier, Mary M. FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - ECLower
TO: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - ECLower
(8-20-07, rep. K. Tindle)
 
Tindle, Kay FROM: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - ECLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - ECLower
(8-20-07, rep. M. Croner)
 

S. Executive Session (click to view list)

Next Meeting - Monday, September 17, 2007
Jackson County District Office