JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, August 27, 2007

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, August 27, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Board of Education Building, 4700 Colonel Vickrey Road, Vancleave, Ms 39565

The following members were present:

Kenneth A. Fountain Chairman Absent
Randal B. Turner Vice Chairman  
Thomas L. Tootle Secretary Absent
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  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Administration  
Barry Amacker St. Martin Administration  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Quint Moran Guild Hardy Architects  
David Hardy Guild Hardy Architects  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary  
James Hughey East Central High School  
Lark Christian District Office  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
Daniel Tohorton MEMA  
Steven Unger MEMA  
Penny Westfaul Vancleave Upper Elementary  
Lori Price Vancleave Upper Elementary  
Gus Bowering Compass Learning  
Velma Wells & Sylvia Wells East Central High School  
Rose Knewasser & Sabastian Linton    
Dana Peterson District Office  
Crystal Savoy St. Martin  
Sally Stacey Guild Hardy Architects  
Justin Zahner Guild Hardy Architects  
Martha Lemon & Crystal lemon St. Martin High School  
Christopher Williams St. Martin High School  
Tori Holloway St. Martin High School  
Dino Vecchio East Central Administration  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by vice-chairman, Randal Turner. Board member Dickerson gave the invocation and Board member Sims led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Board Member Fountain Absent  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Absent  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  
Item
7
B-1 Approve Claim Docket
Item
7
B-2 Approve Claim Docket #2
Item
7
B-3 Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
Item
7
B-4 Surplus Property
Item
7
B-5 Not In Budget Items (no changes)
Item
7
B-6 Construction in Progress
Item
7
B-7 One Source
Item
7
B-8 Katrina Income
Item
7
B-9 Receipts and Disbursements: June 2007 and July 2007
Item
7
B-10 Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts: June 2007
Item
7
B-11 Present Student Activity / Club Accounts: July 2007
Item
7
B-12 Interfund Loans FY 2007
Item
7
B-13 Operating Transfers In/ Out F 2007
Item
7
D-1 Approve Contractual Position - Cindy Stork, East Central Lower Elementary
Item
7 D-2 Approve Private Contracts
Nancy Hall for D.Hall
Nancy Hall for H. Hall
Patricia Long for G.T. Long
Item
7 G-1 Approve District Test Security Plan - Subject Area Testing Program 2007-2008
Item
7 G-2 Approve Compensation for Professional Development Coordinators 2007-2008
Item
7
G-3 Approve One-Year Interim Certificate Licensure Applications
Ryan Joseph Harcey
Michelle Lea Finch Goff
Item
7 G-4 New Policy Presentd for Board Review:
GGBGO - Salary Scale: Part-Time Office Assistants
Item
7 G-5 Approve Revised Policies:
GGBG - School Bus Driver Compensation and Leave
GGBGA - Salary Scale: School Bus Aide
DJC - Payroll Procedures
Item
7
G-6 Approve Mississippi Department of Education GED Option Program Intent
Item
7 H-4 Approve Leave Days for Registration Helpers - East Central Lower Elementary
Item
7
H-5 Approve St. Martin After School Care Program Pay Raise
Item
7 H-6 Approve Medical Leave of Absence:
Linda Davidson - ECLower Elementary Cafeteria - August 2, 2007 until December 31, 2007
Karen Nelson - ECLower Elementary Cafeteria - August 2, 2007 until February 29, 2008
Melody Steele - VCMiddle School - August 16, 2007 until approximately November 16, 2007
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 2007-2008
Item
7
O Licensed Recommendations 2007-2008
Item
7
P Non-Licensed Recommendations 2007-2008
Item
7
Q Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008
Item
7
R Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims, to approve the agenda as amended for August 27, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CELEBRATIONS: Penny Westfaul introduced Compass Learning representative Gus Bowering. Mr. Bowering shared with the board that Compass Learning is donating a software program for a student at Vancleave Upper Elementary to use on a personal laptop. The student is unable to attend school but with this program he will be able to work from home.

f.y.i. - SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAM: Presented for board review, shown on page 49-A

SAFETY INCIDENTS: As presented, shown on page 49-B

APPROVE PURCHASE OF A 2002 FORD RANGER PICKUP TRUCK / EAST CENTRAL SCHOOLS: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to approve the purchase of a 2002 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck for the East Central Schools as shown on page 49-C, with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE JACKSON COUNTY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE STIPEND: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to approve the Jackson County Curriculum Committee Stipend as shown on page 49-D, with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I & II SALARY INCREASE: Carol Rudolph presented to the board information regarding the Computer Technician 1 & 11 salary increase as shown on page 49-E. The board recommended this information be moved forward to the September 17, 2007 school board meeting. The board verbally requested additional information be gathered for their review from other local school districts.

f.y.i. - MITSUBISHI EXTENDED WARRANTY: As presented, shown on page 49-F

APPROVE UTILITIES FOR SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE / JACK PICKETT: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to approve payment for the Utilities for the Superintendent's Office effective date of July 1, 2007 being paid by the Jackson County School District, letter shown on page 49-G, with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE SALARY INCREASE FOR EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY EMPLOYEES: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to approve the salary increase for extra-curricular activity employees as shown on page 49-H, with the following vote taken:

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

Sixteenth Section

f.y.i. - MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION FOR JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LEASES: As presented, shown on page 49-I

Guild Hardy Architects / David Hardy / Quint Moran

Quint Moran presented to the board a progress report on work under construction as shown on page 49-J

Update on Building Projects / Jennifer Seymour

a. APPROVE SITE OPTION 2 WETLANDS DELINEATION FOR THE SITE LOCATION OF THE NEW ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL (originally presented at the April 9, 2007 board meeting): Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to approve Site Option 2 Wetlands Delineation for the site location of the new St. Martin High School as shown on page 49-K, with legal description shown below, with the following vote taken;

"Site Option 2 is an approximately 40 acre tract located on the north side of the existing St. Martin High School adjacent to Yellow Jacket Boulevard, near the intersection with Nix road. This acreage is curently undeveloped piney woods located in Western Jackson County, near the city of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. This 40 acre tract is located within Section 16, Township 7 South, Range 8 West, within Jackson County, State of Mississippi."

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

b. APPROVE NEW ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM DESIGN OPTION: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to approve the new St. Matin High School Gymnasium Design Option B-1, shown on page 49-L, with the following vote taken:

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

c. APPROVE SCHEMATIC DESIGN SITE PLAN AND FLOOR PLANS FOR THE NEW ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL:(originally presented at the August 6, 2007 board meeting): Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to approve the Schematic Design site plan and floor plans for the new St. Martin High School as shown on page 49-M, with the following vote taken:

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

Future Building Plans / Katrina / Missy Vetter, FEMA Representative

 

 

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 Absent  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Absent  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET: Claim docket and fund balance for August 27, 2007, numbers 72715 to 73326 (copy of August 27, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET #2: Claim docket #2 and fund balance for August 27, 2007, numbers 72715 to 73326 (copy of August 27, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS CLAIM DOCKETS: As presented, shown on page 49-N

APROVE SURPLUS PROPERTY: Surplus property as presented, shown on page 49-O

ITEMS NOT IN FY07-08 BUDGET (no changes): Presented for Board review, shown on page 49-P

CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS: Presented for Board review, shown on page 49-Q

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 49-R

KATRINA INCOME: Presented for Board review, shown on page 49-S

RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS: JUNE 2007 AND JULY 2007: As presented, shown on page 49-T

APPROVE STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS REPORTS: JUNE 2007

Month
Alternative School
St. Martin
Vancleave
East Central
Technology Center
June 2007
$463.61
$453,746.82
$291,320.81
$299,167.25

$48,745.31

PRESENT STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS REPORTS: JULY 2007

INTERFUND LOAND FY 2007: As presented, shown on page 49-U

OPERATING TRANSFERS IN / OUT FY 2007: As presented, shown on page 49-V

APPROVE CONTRACTUAL POSITION - CINDY STORK, EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY: As presented, shown on page 49-W

APPROVE PRIVATE CONTRACTS: As presented, shown on page 49-X

APPROVE DISTRICT TEST SECURITY PLAN-SUBJECT AREA TESTING PROGRAM 2007-2008: As presented, shown on page 49-Y

APPROVE COMPENSATION FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS 2007-2008: As presented, shown on page 49-Z

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM CERTIFICATE LICENSURE APPLICATION : As presented, shown on page 49-AA

NEW POLICY PRESENTED FOR BOARD REVIEW: GGBGO-SALARY SCALE: PART-TIME OFFICE ASSISTANTS: Presented for board review

APPROVE REVISED POLICIES: As shown on page 49-BB

APPROVE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GED OPTION PROGRAM INTENT: As presented, shown on page 49-CC

APPROVE LEAVE DAYS FOR REGISTRATION HELPERS, EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY: As presented, shown on page 49-DD

APPROVE ST. MARTIN AFTER SCHOOL CARE PROGRAM PAY RAISE: As presented, shown on page 49-EE

APPROVE MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE:

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
July 23-27, 2007
AP Advanced Placement Courses
Tuscaloosa, Al K. Kuehn District
August 15, 2007
Project START Conference for Assistive Technology
Biloxi, Ms J. Chadick
S. Burke
M. Meehan
T. Green
Special Education
August 15, 2007
Project START Conference for Assistive Technology
Biloxi, Ms D. Powell
T. McMillan
J. Reinsmith
H. Burks
A. Letort
T. Baxley
V. Legget
G. McMeans
Special Education
August 16-17, 2007
Department of Education
State Level Meeting
Jackson, Ms C. Guy
T. Green
Special Education
August 18, 2007
TSA Kick Off
Raymond, Ms R. Brown Local Account
August 20, 2007
How High Can You Go: Depth of Knowledge
Gulfport, Ms M. Bush District
August 20, 2007
Depth of Knowledge Workshop
Harrison County D. Holland District
Professional Development
August 21, 2007
Some Strategies to Help
Gulfport, Ms L. Brewer
L. McCartney
Title I
Professional Development
August 23-25, 2007
Mississippi Curriculum Test
Data Review Committee
Jackson, Ms P. Pylate
K. Endt
No Cost
August 24, 2007
Statewide Meeting / MSIS Education Environment forms training
Jackson, Ms J. Lutes No Cost
August 24, 2007
MS Association of Marketing Educators Executive Board Meeting
Raymond, Ms N. Bawcum No Cost
August 24, 2007
Legal Issues
Harrison County M. Van Winkle Professional Development
August 24, 2007
Special Education Statewide Meeting / Discuss Education Environmental Placement Form
Jackson, Ms T. Green
C. Guy
Special Education
August 24, 2007
Student Discipline Legal Issues
Harrison County K. Swanson District
Professional Development
August 27-28, 2007
Melior Online Interactive Automotive Training
Starkville, Ms N. Wages District Travel
August 28, 2007
"The Stock Market Game" Mississippi Council on Economic Education
Harrison County E. Nicholson No Cost
August 30, 2007
LAMP Workshop
Hattiesburg, Ms P. Rake Library Activity
August 30, 2007
MS LAMP Workshop
Hattiesburg, Ms D. Hungerford No Cost
August 30, 2007
MS LAMP Workshop
Hattiesburg, Ms L. Cummings Library
Activity Account
August 31, 2007
Mandatory District Test Coordinator Online Training
Gulfport, Ms M. Hinton
D. Ferrer
District Testing
September 4, 2007
FFA Gulf South Federation Organizational Conference
George County
High School

T. Akins
and students

FFA
Club Account
September 9-11, 2007
Mandatory District Test Coordinator Training
Jackson, Ms M. Bush
M. Hinton
District Testing
September 12-14, 2007
Contren Certification / MS Construction Ed. Foundation
Jackson, Ms E. LeBatard
J. Wolverton
R. Keleher
District Travel
September 14, 2007
Building Effective Teacher Support Teams (3 Tier)
Gulfport, Ms A. Peterson
D. Knight
Title I
Professional Development
September 14, 2007
Building Effective Teacher Support Teams
Gulfport, Ms L. McCartney
L. Brewer

Title I
Professional Development

September 17, 2007
State level transition workshop meeting
Jackson, Ms T. Green
C. Guy
Special Education
September 25-26, 2007
SACS CASI
Jackson, Ms T. Holloway
D. Holland
M. Farrington
District
Professional Development
September 25-26, 2007
SACS
Jackson, Ms S. Nelson
T. Bowles
District
Professional Development
September 28, 2007
G.C.E.I.C. Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Gulfport, Ms C. Jones
D. Collins
No Cost
September 28, 2007
Major changes to How you must perform your notary duties
Hattiesburg, Ms D. Keebler Alternative School Fund
October 8-9, 2007
Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference
Columbus, Ms P. Dearman
C. Smith
T. Holland
T. Sampson
B. Grierson
District
Professional Development

Local
Pepsi 7 & 8
October 12, 2007
G.C.E.I.C. Intermediate Excel
Gulfport, Ms D. Collins
C. Jones
No Cost
October 23-25, 2007
Mississippi Library Association
Vicksburg, Ms P. Rake Library Activity
October 23-28, 2007
National FFA Convention
Indianappolis, Indiana T. Akins
and students
FFA Club Account
November 1, 2007
Addressing the NEW MS Math Standards
Jackson, Ms D. Bullock
B. Hobdy
L. Ledbetter
Local
District Professional Development
November 2-3, 2007
MMPI-2/MMPI-A Workshop & Symposia
San Antonio, Texas D. Ferrer District
November 6-10, 2007
Fast ForWord National Circle of Learning Conference
Orlando, Fl J. Hubal No Cost
November 6-10, 2007
Fast ForWord National Circle of Learning Conference
Orlando, Fl D. Trigg Special Education
November 9, 2007
2007 Gulf Coast Human Resource Conference
Mobile, Al L. McCool District
Professional Development
November 14-17, 2007
MSNA Conference
Jackson, Ms L. Christian Food Service
January 15-18, 2008
STI Annual User's Conference
Point Clear, Al J. Lutes
D. Peterson
C. Rudolph
District

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS - 2007-2008

Student
Grade
Transfer From/To
Alford, Kendall
2
Vancleave / Ocean Springs
Batia, Dillon
7
Vancelave / Ocean Springs
Batia, Gregory Brady
2
Vancleave / Ocean Springs
Batia, Lindsey
8
Vancleave / Ocean Springs
Campbell, Bethany
10
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Campbell, Jerod
9
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Colley, Jarius
3
Jackson County / Biloxi
Drake, David
11
East Central / Ocean Springs
Fletcher III, Andrew R.
3
Ocean Springs / East Central
Fletcher, Luke
K
Ocean Springs / East Central
Gonzalez, Constantino
11
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Grace, Jasmin S.
11
St. Martin / Biloxi
Gruich, Emily
7
Harrison County / Vancleave
Harris, Orin
6
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Harvey, Sam
4
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Harvey, Sarah
8
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Hilton, Brennan
5
St. Martin / Biloxi
Hilton, Kalyn
1
St. Martin / Biloxi
Hodges, Andrew
2
Moss Point / East Central
Hodges, Lucas
7
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Hodges, Michael
5
Moss Point / East Central
Hodges, Nicholas
9
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Hodges, Sean
11
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Hoggatt, Brittney
K
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Howell, Darcy
2
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Howell, Delanie
10
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Hudnall, Colton
K
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Kuhn, Katherine
11
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Kuhn, Kristen
7
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Martin, Terrance
6
East Central / Ocean Springs
Massey, Melanie
8
Harrison County / St. Martin
Massey, Spencer
6
Harrison County / St. Martin
McLaughlin, Ashley
8
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Padgett, Ander Neil
3
Moss Point / East Central
Pickich, Michael
6
St. Martin / Biloxi
Rester, Erin
9
Vancleave / Ocean Springs
Rubinsak, Justin Andrew
11
St. Martin / Biloxi
Van Winkle, Derek
Harrison County / Vancleave
Voth, Troy H.
9
St. Martin / Ocean Springs
Watson, Diona
2
Jackson County / Moss Point
Wilson, Anna
2
Vancleave / Ocean Springs
Wilson, Jacob
8
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Windom, Helen Michelle
K
St. Martin / Biloxi

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008

none    

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

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

NON-LICENSED 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

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

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

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

LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

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

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)
 

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 Absent
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Tootle Absent
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Sims Aye

Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to come out of Executive Session at 8:00 p.m., with the following vote taken:

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

 

Student Hearings

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 002:07-08: Not Present

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 003:07-08: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School for 45 days due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to regular school, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 005:07-08: Not Present

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 006:07-08: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student will return to St. Maritn High School on September 6, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 007:07-08: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to follow the IEP Committee's recommendation for temporary homebound services for a nine week period during which time the student will receive extensive counseling services for behavior modification, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 008:07-08: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to Vancleave Middle School on October 9, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 009:07-08: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 010:07-08: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School for 45 days due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to regular school, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 011:07-08:Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 012:07-08:Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 013:07-08:Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 014:07-08:Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 015:07-08: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin Middle School on November 8, 2007,with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 016:07-08:Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to St. Martin Middle School on November 8, 2007,with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 017:07-08: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative Schooland may return to St. Martin High School November 2007 which will be 45 days after his start date, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 018:07-08: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful, then return to Vancleave High School on October 5, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 019:07-08: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School until May 20, 2008 due to written parental consent, with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASE NUMBER 020:07-08: Not Present

Legal Issues / Jack Pickett

a. Update on Insurance Litigation

Mr. Jack Pickett will continue to research this issue and prepare a contingency agreement with recommendations. This plan will be presented at the September 17, 2007 board meeting.

b. Alan J. Morris - On Site Drug Screening of South Mississippi

Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to authorize Mr. Jack Pickett to file a suit against Alan J. Morris to recover funds, with the following vote taken:

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Shown on Page 49-FF) in JCSD minutes book

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, on motion by Sims, second by Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m., with the following vote taken:

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

 

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

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