JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, June 25, 2007

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, June 25, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Board of Education Building, 12210 Colonel Vickrey Road, Vancleave, Ms 39565

The following members were present:

Kenneth A. Fountain Chairman  
Randal B. Turner Vice Chairman  
Thomas L. Tootle Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
David A. Sims District 2  
Margaret Bush Interim Superintendent  

The following visitors were present:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Jackie S. Robinson Board Secretary  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Administration  
Tonya Green District Office  
Barry Amacker St. Martin Administration  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Quint Moran Guild Hardy Architects  
R.T. and Betty May    
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary  
Rod, Rodney & Karla Cox East Central High School  
Lark Christian District Office  
Tim Anderson East Central High School  
Jennifer Seymour Guild Hardy Architects  

The meeting was called to order at 5:02 p.m. by chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board member Tootle gave the invocation and Board member Sims led the Pledge of Allegiance.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims, to approve the following items on the agenda as Consent Agenda Items, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  
Item
7
B-1 Approve Claim Docket
Item
7
B-2 Approve Claim Docket #2, Claim Docket #3
Item
7
B-3 Surplus Property
Item
7
B-4 Not In Budget Items
Item
7
B-5 Construction in Progress (no changes)
Item
7
B-6 One Source
Item
7
B-7 Katrina Income (no changes)
Item
7
B-8 Receipts and Disbursements: May 2007
Item
7
B-9 Present Student Activity / Club Accounts: May 2007
Item
7
B-10 16th Section Interest Distribution FY2007
Item
7
C-3 Purchase of 2004 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck, East Central Schools, $4,752.86
Item
7
C-4 Vancleave School Bus Turnarounds
2100 Goldrush Road
2110 Goldrush Road
Item
7
E-1 Awarding of Small Equipment Bid
Item
7
F-1 Project Application IDEIA, Part B and Preschool, Fiscal Year 2008
Item
7
F-2 F.Y.I.- Contractual Agreement for Summer Extended School Year Program - Tammy Dearman
Item
7
G-3 One Year Interim Certificate Licensure Application - Devann Townsend
Item
7
G-4 FY08 Consolidated Federal Programs Application
Statement of Assurances
Budget Pages
Item
7
G-5 Revised Policy - DJEA: Purchasing Authority
Item
7
G-6 New Policy - GFABM: Job Description: Positive Behavior Specialist
Item
7
H-2 Jim Owen and Sunset Photography, St. Martin Attendance Center
Item
7
H-3 J & L Janitorial - St. Martin Blue & Gold Buildings - 2 years at $85,500 per year
Item
7
I Trips
Item
7
J Legal Student Transfers 2007-2008
Item
7
K Licensed Administrator Resignations 2007-2008
Item
7
L Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2007-2008
Item
7
M Licensed Educator Resignations 2007-2008
Item
7
N Non-Licensed Resignations 2006-2007
Item
7
O Non-Licensed Resignations 2007-2008
Item
7
P Licensed Recommendations 2006-2007
Item
7
Q Licensed Recommendations 2007-2008
Item
7
R Non-Licensed Recommendations 2006-2007
Item
7
S Non-Licensed Recommendations 2007-2008
Item
7
T Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008
Item
7
U Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson, to approve the agenda as amended for June 25, 2007, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

MINUTES - JUNE 4, 2007: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to approve the minutes for June 4, 2007, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Abstain  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CELEBRATIONS: The following individuals, teams and groups were recognized by administrators for recent achievements and accomplishments and were acknowledged by the Board, as shown on page 57-A

INSURANCE UPDATE POWERPOINT: Laura McCool presented to the board an Insurance Update powerpoint presentation, as shown on page 57-B

APPROVE RENEWAL OF THE GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, STEWART SNEED HEWES, $164,449: Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to approve the renewal of the General Liability Insurance, Stewart Sneed Hewes in the amount of $164,449, as shown on page 57-C, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

SAFETY INCIDENTS: As presented, shown on page 57-D

APPROVE FUNDS TO MOVE PORTABLE CLASSROOM FOR TRAINING LAB: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to approve funds to move portable classroom for training lab as shown on page 57-E, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE AMENDMENT TO DISTANCE LEARNING PER DIEM: Motion by Dickerson, second by Turner to approve the Amendment to Distance Learning Per Diem as shown on page 57-F, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR 2007-2008: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson to approve the Budget Amendment for 2007-2008 as shown on page 57-G, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINER / FACILITATOR: Move Forward pending job description approval

F.Y.I. PRE-APPLICATION FOR 404 HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT RESOLUTION: As presented, shown on page 57-H

APPROVE STUDENT HANDBOOKS 2007-2008: Motion by Dickerson, second by Turner to approve the Elementary Handbook, Middle School Handbook and Secondary Handbook for 2007-2008 as presented with the following corrections as shown on page 57-I, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE NEW POLICY - GFABM: JOB DESCRIPTION: POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to remove the approval of New Policy - GFABM: Job Description: Positive Behavior Specialist from the consent agenda, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to approve the New Policy - GFABM: Job Description: Positive Behavior Specialist with the change to terms of employment to state based upon Teacher Pay Scale and Certification Level, as shown on page 57-J, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

NEW POLICIES PRESENTED FOR BOARD REVIEW:

APPROVE REVISED POLICY - GAHD: TOBACCO FREE ENVIRONMENT: Motion by Sims, second by Tootle to approve the revised policy, GAHD: Tobacco Free Environment as shown on page 57-K, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE STUDENT TRANSFER EXCEPTION FOR EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, DANNY R. WALTERS JR.: Moved Forward

SIXTEENTH SECTION

F.Y.I. JACK PICKETT: Issues carried over from June 4, 2007 board meeting as shown on page 57-L

A. APPROVE NEW LEASE AGREEMENT-JCBS LUM CUMBEST: Move Forward

B. APPROVE NEW RESIDENTIAL LEASE AGREEMENT - RUSSELL BEACH: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to approve the new residential lease agreement for Russell Beach, section 16-4-6 consisting of 3.6 acres at $1,525.00 annually which is 5% of the appraisal value as shown on page 57-M, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

C. LEGACY FUNERAL PROPERTIES, INC., TREE REMOVAL REQUEST- APPROVE RECOMMENDATION TO APPROVE OPTION #2 WHICH WILL ALLOW THE LEASEHOLDER TO HAVE THE MARKED TREES AND PAY FOR THEIR REMOVAL AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson the approve option #2 as presented on June 4, 2007 by Forrester Randy Wilson which will allow the leaseholder to have the marked trees and pay for their removal at their own expense as shown on page 57-M, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

D. APPROVE NEW LEASE AGREEMENT FOR LAZ-R, INC., DBA CATFISH ONE: Motion by Dickerson, second by Tootle to approve the new commercial lease agreement for LAZ-R, Inc., dba Catfish One, section 16-6-7 consisting of .82 acres at $2,225.00 annually which is 5% of the appraisal value as shown on page 57-M, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

E. APPROVE NEW LEASE AGREEMENT FOR ALLISON HAYS: Motion by Tootle, second by Turner to approve the new commercial lease agreement for Allison Hays, section 16-6-7 consisting of 2.23 acres at $2,225.00 annually which is 5% of the appraisal value as shown on page 57-M, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

F. APPROVE AMENDMENT OF OTHER LANDS LEASE AGREEMENT FOR VANCLEAVE CEMETERY: Motion by Dickerson, second by Turner to approve the amendment of other lands lease agreement for Vancleave Cemetery, consisting of 8.5 acres at $3,464.00 annually which is 5% of the appraisal value as shown on page 57-M, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

STUDIO SOUTH / DAVID HARDY / LEONARD COLLINS / QUINT MORAN

APPROVE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS - ROOF REPLACEMENT ON OUT BUILDINGS AT VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to approve the advertisement for bids for the roof replacement on out buildings at Vancleave High School as shown on page 57-N, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

UPDATE ON BUILDING PROJECTS:

Jennifer Seymour presented an update on the New St. Martin High School Design as shown on page 57-O. Surveillance options will be looked at for the new building as well.

Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to add to the agenda line item 5b - Vancleave Middle School Gymnasium Floor, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

VANCLEAVE MIDDLE SCHOOL GYMNASIUM FLOOR: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to begin the advertisement process for the replacement of the Vancleave Middle School Gymnasium Floor, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson, to approve the following Consent Agenda Items as amended,with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET: Claim docket and fund balance for June 25, 2007, numbers 71480 to 71997 (copy of June 25, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET #2: Claim docket and fund balance for June 25, 2007, numbers 71480 to 71997 (copy of June 25, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET #3: Claim docket and fund balance for June 25, 2007, numbers 71998 to 71999 (copy of June 25, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APROVE SURPLUS PROPERTY: Surplus property as presented, shown on page 57-P

ITEMS NOT IN FY06-07 BUDGET: Presented for Board review, shown on page 57-Q

CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS (NO CHANGES): Presented for Board review, shown on page 57-R

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 57-S

KATRINA INCOME (NO CHANGES): Presented for Board review, shown on page 57-T

RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS: MAY 2007: As presented, shown on page 57-U

PRESENT STUDENT ACTIVITY REPORTS: MAY 2007

APPROVE 16TH SECTION INTEREST DISTRIBUTION FY2007: As presented, shown on page 57-V

APPROVE PURCHASE OF 2004 FORD RANGER PICKUP TRUCK, EAST CENTRAL SCHOOLS, $4,752.86: As presented, shown on page 57-W

APPROVE VANCLEAVE SCHOOL BUS TURNAROUNDS:

APPROVE AWARDING OF SMALL EQUIPMENT BID, FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT: As presented, shown on page 57-X

APPROVE PROJECT APPLICATION IDEIA, PART B AND PRESCHOOL, FISCAL YEAR 2008: As presented, shown on page 57-Y

F.Y.I. CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT FOR SUMMER EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM - TAMMY DEARMAN: As presented, shown on page 57-Z

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM CERTIFICATE LICENSURE APPLICATION - DEVANN TOWNSEND: As presented, shown on page 57-AA

APPROVE FY08 CONSOLIDATED FEDERAL PROGRAMS APPLICATION: As presented, shown on page 57-BB

APPROVE REVISED POLICY - DJEA: PURCHASING AUTHORITY: As presented, shown on page 57-CC

APPROVE JIM OWEN AND SUNSET PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ST. MARTIN: As presented, shown on page 57-DD

APPROVE J & L JANITORIAL - ST. MARTIN BLUE AND GOLD BUILDINGS - 2 YEARS AT $85,500 PER YEAR: As presented, shown on page 57-EE

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
June 14-17, 2007
Panama City Beach Cheer Camp
Panama City Beach, Fl L. Vehos
7 & 8 Cheerleaders
Pepsi
7 & 8
Student Activity Acct.
June 16, 2007
Apex Software Clinic
Lakeland, Fl S. Huff
J. Bishop
Local Athletics
June 18, 2007
State Department of Education
Jackson, Ms R. Robinson District
June 21, 2007
Deliver Large Print Books to State Department
Jackson, Ms T. Green Special Education
July 17-20, 2007
MS Teacher Revewal Institute
Olive Branch, Ms T. Ricks Pepsi
7 & 8
July 19-20, 2007
The Arc of Mississippi Annual Conference
Jackson, Ms S. Funter
R. Thompson
T. McMillan
G. Nores
T. Green
Mrs. Brewer (parent)
LaDonza Fayard (parent)
Special Education
July 22-24, 2007
STI Regional User's Conference
Philadelphia, Ms K. Moore District
July 22-24, 2007
STI Regional User's Conference
Philadelphia, Ms C. Honeycutt
M. Jackson
N. Ryan
District
Professional Development

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS - 2007-2008

Student
Grade
Transfer From/To
Beebe, Raven
2
St. Martin / Biloxi
Beebe, Scott
K
St. Martin / Biloxi
Boucher, Alexis
11
Vancleave / Biloxi
Boucher, Donald
4
Vancleave / Biloxi
Boucher, Lindsey
7
Vancleave / Biloxi
Boucher, Steven
11
Vancleave / Biloxi
Crosby, Benjamin
7
Moss Point / East Central
Crosby, Jessica
10
Moss Point / East Central
Crosby, Rebecca
7
Moss Point / East Central
Hamilton, Jessica
10
George County / East Central
Hamilton, Ryan
10
George County / East Central
Holand, Katherine Marie
6
George County / East Central
Holland, William Michjah
10
George County / East Central
Holloway, Aaron
4
Gulfport / St. Martin
McAfee, John
10
St. Martin / Biloxi
McAfee, R. Tosh
9
St. Martin / Biloxi
Spratley, William
2
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Weyenberg, Matthew Hunter
6
St. Martin / Harrison County

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008

LeBatard, Chris Assistant Principal - SMHigh St. Martin
Novak, Diane Administrative Assistant - VCHigh Vancleave

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2007-2008

Gruich, Anthony Assistant Principal - VCHigh
(7-11-07, rep. M. Polk, AA, $66,650)
Vancleave
McCool, Laura C. Director of Human Resources and Risk Management - District Office
(6-4-07, rep. J. Lucas, A-0, Level J, $68,680)
District
Novak, Diane Interim Director - Technology Center
(7-1-07, one month position, rep. D. Vecchio, $5,672)
District
Owens, David Administrative Assistant - VCHigh
(8-3-07, rep. D. Novak, $700)
Vancleave

LICENSED EDUCATOR RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008:

Blalock, Laurie Teacher - SMHigh St. Martin
Brill, Dana 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher - ECMiddle
East Central
Cheeseman, Anne Renee Math Teacher - SMHigh St. Martin
Gruich, Anthony G. English Teacher - VCMiddle
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Harvey, Royce Head Boys Soccer Coach (only)- SMHigh St. Martin
Hill, Kristy Teacher &
Yearbook Advisor - SMMiddle
St. Martin
Jackson, Margaret Guidance Counselor - SMUpper St. Martin
Lowe, Sherry Special Education Teacher - VCUpper Vancleave
Stewart, Donald William "Bill" Science Teacher - VCMiddle
(Retirement)
Vancleave

NON-LICENSED RESIGNATIONS 2006-2007:

Carroll, Richard Summer Adult Worker - St. Martin St. Martin

NON-LICENSED RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008:

Carroll, Richard Custodian - SMHigh
(transferring in district)
St. Martin
DeLuke, Sheila Special Education Assistant - VCHigh
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Groves, Ramanda Custodian - VCLower
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Hoeg, Bonnie Rose 2nd Grade Assistant Teacher - VCLower Vancleave
Pylate, Laura L. Title 1 Assistant Teacher - SMEast
(transferring in district)
St. Martin
Ramsay, Susan Secretary - SMNorth
(transferring in district)
St. Martin
Sanders, Jill F. Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - VCLower Vancleave
Watkins, Rhonda Chris Yearbook Sponsor - ECLower East Central

LICENSED EDUCATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2006-2007:(salaries computed by payroll, according to years experience, certification, and policy)

Harrell, Joan Fast ForWord Summer Facilitator - VCMiddle
(6-26-07, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Meehan, Mary Ann Fast ForWord Summer Program Facilitator - Central Office
(6-8-07, $22 per hour)
District
Neal, Dana Title I Summer Library - SMNorth
(6-7-07, $22 per hour)
St. Martin
Waltman, Victoria Comeaux Summer School Teacher - SMMiddle
(6-4-07, based on tuition)
St. Martin

LICENSED EDUCATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2007-2008:(salaries computed by payroll, according to years experience, certification, and policy)

Adkison, Jean Yearbook Sponsor - ECUpper & ECLower
(8-1-07, rep. C. Watkins, $600)
East Central
Baronich, Nicole Counselor - SMHigh
(7-18-07, rep. D. Conwill, AA-6, $43,226)
St. Martin
Bowen, Ashley M. English Teacher - ECHigh
(8-1-07, rep. W. Kulakowski, pending certification, A-0, $32,630)
East Central
Bowen, Jeremy Varsity Girls Basketball Coach - ECHigh
(8-1-07, $3,943)
East Central
Bowen, Jeremy English Teacher - ECHigh
(8-1-07, rep. D. Kulakowski, A-6, $35,870)
East Central
Bowen, Jeremy 9th Grade Girls Basketball Coach - ECHigh
(8-1-07, $3,093)
East Central
Breeland, Kelly L. Teacher - VCMiddle
(8-1-07, rep. B. Stewart, AA-7, $39,760)
Vancleave
Burton-Maiden, Kesha Special Education Teacher - Alternative School
(8-1-07, rep. G. Stallworth, A-6, $35,870)
District
Case, April Counselor - ECMiddle
(7-18-07, rep. D. Davis, AA-9, $45,584)
East Central
Davenport, Nancy Special Education Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. P. Gianelloni, A-11, $38,570)
St. Martin
Dickens, Janna T. English Teacher - VCMiddle
(8-1-07, rep. T. Rivers, pending certification, A-0, $32,630)
Vancleave
Endt, Rob Positive Behavior Specialist- Vancleave
(8-1-07, new position, A-5, $35,330)
Vancleave
Faklaris, Dana Pre School Developementally Delayed Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. H. Manning, A-1, $33,170)
St. Martin
Fancher, Beverly Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, rep. A. Shepherd, AA-25, $54,525)
East Central
Harding, Carol Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, rep. P. Baum, AA-28, $54,600)
East Central
Harris, Ruby Kathryn Art Teacher - VCLower
(8-1-07, rep. J. Catchot, A-0, $32,630)
Vancleave
Herring, Stephanie Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, new position, A-2, $33,710)
East Central
Hopkins, Reva Positive Behavior Specialist - East Central
(8-1-07, new position, A-6, $35,870)
East Central
Horne, Thomas 7th Boys Basketball Coach - ECMiddle
(8-1-07, $1,250)
East Central
Jones, Emily D. Math Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. R. Dawson, A-1,$33,170)
St. Martin
Keaney, Patricia Teacher - SMMiddle
(8-1-07, originally recommended with A-0, AAA verified and 14 yrs exp. verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $46,868)
St. Martin
Long, Steven Kyle Assistant 9th Head Football Coach - East Central
(8-1-07, rep. S. Huff, $2,993)
East Central
Meyer, Ivy Second Grade Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. C. Lee, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Noble, Terri Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 1 yr exp., 0 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $32,630)
East Central
Philippoff, Christy Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 2 yrs exp., 3 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $34,250)
St. Martin
Pylate, Laura Spanish Teacher - VCHigh
(8-1-07, rep. J. Cook, pending certification, A-0, $32,630)
Vancleave
Sharpton, Melinda Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, rep. M. Fields, A-0, $32,630)
East Central
Sprinkle, Rebekah S. Special Education Inclusion Teacher - ECMiddle
(8-1-07, new position, AA-25, $54,525)
East Central
Tanner, Julie S. Math Teacher - VCHigh
(8-1-07, new position, A-13, $39,650)
Vancleave
Taylor, Barbara Mason Math Teacher - ECHigh
(8-1-07, rep. B. White, AA-25, $54,525)
East Central
Townsend, Devann Science Teacher - VCHigh
(8-1-07, rep. M. Kirgan, pending certification, A-0, $32,630)
Vancleave

NON-LICENSED RECOMMENDATIONS 2006-2007

Adult Summer Camp Worker
St. Martin East Elementary
Adult Summer Camp Worker - SMEast
(6-8-07, Kyle Magnuson,, $14.00 per hour)
St. Martin
Carroll, Richard Maintenance II - St. Martin
(6-25-07, rep. M. Wallen, 0 yrs exp., $546)
St. Martin
Cochran, Thomas Maintenance II - East Central Attendance Center
(6-20-07, rep. T. Faggard, 3 yrs exp., $914)
East Central
Dearman, Tammy Extended School Year Special Education Assistant - VCMiddle
(6-4-07, rep. A. Parker, $15.12 per hour)
Vancleave
Ferguson, Barbara Adult Summer Worker - Business Office
(6-25-07, $9.00 per hour)
District
Jones, Duane C. Maintenance II - Vancleave Administration
(6-11-07, rep. T. Schiemann, 3 yrs exp., $1,713)
Vancleave
Special Education ESY Bus Driver
Vancleave Middle School
Special Education ESY Bus Driver - VCMiddle
(6-4-07, Amanda Stringer, $11.02 per hour)
Vancleave
Sped ESY Bus Aide
Sherry Monk
Special Education Extended School Year Bus Aide
(5-29-07, $7.65 per hour)
District
Sped ESY Bus Driver
Fred Hill
Special Education Extended School Year Bus Driver
(5-29-07, $12.97 per hour)
District
Sped ESY Bus Driver
Mike Seymour
Special Education Extended School Year Bus Driver
(6-12-07, $11.93 per hour)
District
Sped ESY Bus Driver
Sean Burleson
Special Education Extended School Year Bus Driver
(6-19-07, $11.15 per hour)
District
Sped Industrial Arts Student Workers
East Central High School
Special Education Industrial Arts Student Workers - ECHigh
(1-1-07, Heather Garner, Danny Ray Walters, Nathan Ryan, David Vice, Linsey Rogers, Steven Dock, Gregory Carroll, Megan Bosarge, Tiffany Barbour, 2 hrs per day, $5.15)
East Central
Summer Student Worker
East Central Schools
Summer Student Workers - East Central
(6-4-07, Justin Parker, Matthew Ditsworth, $5.15 per hour)
East Central

NON-LICENSED RECOMMENDATIONS 2007-2008:

Beckstein, Tamatha L. Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. B. Hoeg, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
Vancleave
Bell, Monica Ryan Pre-K Special Education Developementally Delayed Teacher Assistant - SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. E. Shields, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Carroll, Richard Maintenance II - St. Martin
(7-2-07, rep. M. Wallen, 0 yrs exp., $26,210)
St. Martin
Cochran, Thomas Maintenance II - East Central Attendance Center
(7-2-07, rep. T. Faggard, 3 yrs exp.)
East Central
Crimm, Janette Custodian - VCUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 12 yrs exp., 10 yrs exp. verified, please adjust salary accordingly)
Vancleave
Davis, Barbara Secretary - VCUpper
(5-23-07, rep. C. Hembree, 3 yrs exp.)
Vancleave
DeLuke, Sheila Guidance Office Registrar - VCHigh
(7-23-07, rep. S. Taylor, $15,135)
Vancleave
Fuller, Barbara Title 1 Third Grade Teacher Asst. - SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. L. Pylate, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Groves, Ramanda Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. B. McMillan, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
Vancleave
Inabinette, Kamani Teacher Assistant - VCUpper
(8-3-07, originally recommended with 2 yrs exp., 0 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $12,915)
Vancleave
Jones, Duane C. Maintenance II - Vancleave Administration
(6-11-07, rep. T. Schiemann, 3 yrs exp.)
Vancleave
Leggett, Terry Bus Driver - Vancleave Schools
(8-3-07, vacant route, 3 yrs exp., $11.41 per hour, pending completion of bus driving requirements)
Vancleave
McGrath, Tanya Bus Driver - Vancleave Schools
(8-3-07, vacant route, 3 yrs exp., $11.41 per hour, pending completion of bus driving requirements)
Vancleave
Ramsay, Susan Bookkeeper - St. Martin Administration
(7-1-07, rep. J. Lopez, 16 yrs exp.)
St. Martin

LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

Baum, Pennie FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher - ECLower
TO: Special Education Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, new position)
 
Capers, Tricia FROM: 3rd Grade Teacher - VCUpper
TO: Title Teacher - VCUpper
 
Catchot, Jo Ann FROM: Art Teacher - VCLower
TO: Art Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. M. Weems, $45,440)
 
Fields, Monica FROM: 3rd Grade Teacher - ECUpper
TO: 5th Grade Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, new position)
 
Funk, Stephen Paul FROM: P.E. Teacher - VCLower
TO: P.E. Teacher - VCMiddle
(8-1-07, new position, $40,730)
 
Stewart, Susan FROM: 4th Grade Teacher - VCUpper
TO: 3rd Grade Teacher - VCUpper
(8-1-07, rep. M. Sykes)
 
Sykes, Michelle FROM: 3rd Grade Teacher - VCUpper
TO: 4th Grade Teacher - VCUpper
(8-1-07, rep. S. Stewart)
 
Wescovich, Tammy FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher - SMNorth
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, new position, $34,250)
 

NON-LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

Byrd, Debra FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. A. Ramsay)
 
Calegari, Licia FROM: Kindergarten Teacher Asst.-SMEast
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. A. Freche)
 
Freche, Amanda FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. new position)
 
Ramsay, Angela FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Asst.- SMEast
(8-3-07, new position)
 
Shields, Elizabeth FROM: Pre-K Sped Developmentally Delayed Teacher Assistant - SMEast
TO: Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
 
Steele, Melody Sentelle FROM: Teacher Assistant Asst.- Alternative School
TO: Teacher Assistant Asst. - VCMiddle
(8-3-07, new position, $12,915)
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims, to go into Executive Session at 6:45 p.m. for student hearings, personnel and legal matters, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Tootle Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Sims Aye

Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to come out of Executive Session at 7:20 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Tootle Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Sims Aye

STUDENT HEARINGS:

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 025:06-07: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson that the student was expelled for one semester (August 2007 - January 2008). During this time, the student will attend East Central for Nova Net instruction two times a week from 3:30p.m.- 5:30p.m.. Nova Net will also be placed in the home. The student may enter East Central High School 2nd Semester if the above conditions were met, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Tootle Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Sims Aye

 

2007-2008 ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATIONS / CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS: When new principal is determined, the position can be advertised. A recommendation will be made by the new principal.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Shown on Page 57-FF) in JCSD minutes book

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, on motion by Turner, second by Sims, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Tootle Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Sims Aye

 

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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman   Thomas L. Tootle, Secretary

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