JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, August 6, 2007

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, August 6, 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  
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  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Administration  
Tonya Green District Office  
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  
Jennifer Seymour Guild Hardy Architects  
Adam Gibson St. Martin  
Joe & Patty Pierce St. Martin Parents  
Mary Tanner East Central Lower Elementary  
James Hughey East Central High School  
Lisa McCartney District Office  
Lark Christian District Office  
Becky White East Central Lower Elementary  
Stu White East Central Lower Elementary  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
R.L. Watson East Central Middle School  
Sherie Tanner East Central Upper Elementary  
Tammy Wolverton East Central Upper Elementary  
Amanda Winstead East Central Upper Elementary  
Becky Law East Central Upper Elementary  
Lisa Ledbetter East Central Upper Elementary  
Amanda Nabors Vancleave Upper Elementary  
Amy Peterson Vancleave Lower Elemetary  
Sara Frye Mississippi Press  
Kimberly Endt Vancleave Middle School  
Peggy Pylate Vancleave Middle School  
Cecilia Corkhill East Central Middle School  
Velma Wells & Mitchell Wells East Central Middle School  
Angel Roebuck & Eric Roberts East Central  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 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 Turner, second by Dickerson, 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-2 Approve Claim Docket
Item
7
B-3 Approve Claim Docket #2
Item
7
B-4 Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
Item
7
B-5 Surplus Property
Item
7
B-6 Not In Budget Items (no changes)
Item
7
B-7 Construction in Progress
Item
7
B-8 One Source
Item
7
B-9 Katrina Income
Item
7
B-10 Present Student Activity / Club Accounts: June 2007
Item
7
B-11 Approve Audit Contract FY07 and FY08
Item
7
C-1 f.y.i. - Lifting-Carrying Safety Sheet
Item 7 C-2 Bus Turnaround - Will Brooks Road, Lucedale, Ms
Item 7 G-1 Approve ROTC Licensure Application - Joseph Souza
Item 7 G-2 Approve One-Year Interim Certificate Licensure Application - Elizabeth Hester Merrill
Item
7
G-3 Approve One-Year Interim Certificate Licensure Application - Emily Caroline Seal
Item 7 G-4 Approve One-Year Interim Certificate Licensure Application - Joseph Michael Camp
Item 7 G-5 Approve One-Year Highly Qualified Teacher Licensure Application - Robin Diane Collier
Item
7
G-6 Approve One-Year Educator License for Veteran Teachers Licensure Application - Deborah Robinson Phillips
Item 7 G-7 Approve One-Year Educator License for Veteral Teachers Licensure Application - Pattie Ann Adkinson
Item
7
G-8 (no action to be taken) New Policy Presented for board review
GFAAD-Job Description: Secretary to the Superintendent (and 5 board members) / 16th Section Land Clerk
Item 7 G-9 Approve New Policies (presented for board review June 25, 2007)
GFBCG-Job Description: Distance Learning Facilitator
GFAED-Job Description: Technology Trainer / Facilitator
Item 7 G-10 Approve Revised Policies
JBC-Student Admissions
GBRJ-Substitute Teacher / Administrator Pay
Item 7 G-11 Approve Revised Policies
Item 7 H-4 f.y.i. - Amended GSA " Fire Station Lease Agreement"
Item 7 H-5 MSBA School Board Survey of Membership on Current Legislative Issues
Item 7 H-6 MEMA Designationof Applicant Agent
Item 7 H-7 Lease Agreement with Singing River Services
Item 7 H-10 Singing River Electric Power Association request for the use of three school buses
(moved forward from July 9, 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

STUDENT TRANSFER EXCEPTION, EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to move H-9, Student Transfer Exception, East Central High School, Brittany Howard to Executive Session, 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 AGENDA: Motion by Dickerson, second by Turner, to approve the agenda as amended for August 6, 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 - JULY 9, 2007: Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to approve the minutes for July 9, 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  

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 22-A

BUDGET HEARING FOR FY08: Mr. Harold Rushing, Business Manager presented the 2008 budget to the public as per the attached worksheet, shown on page 22-B. Mr. Rushing stated tax payers will see a reduction in mileage. The disrict also budgeted seven additional teaching positions to be utilized as needed.

Mr. Fountain asked the audience if there were any questions or comments pertaining to the budget but no one said anything.

APPROVE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT, INDENTIX, INC., AUGUST 1, 2007 - JULY 31, 2008: Motion by Turner, second by Sims to approve the Maintenance Agreement, Indentix, Inc. for August 1, 2007 - July 31, 2008 in the amount of $2,757.00 as shown on page 22-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 22-D

CURRICULUM POWER POINT PRESENTATION: TEACHER SUPPORT TEAM / THREE TIER MODEL OF INSTRUCTION: Dr. Lisa McCartney, Penny Westfaul, Lori Price and Amanda Nabors presented to the board a powerpoint presentation on the Teacher Support Team (TST) and Three Tier Model of Instruction as it relates to student achievement and response to intervention, shown on page 22-E

APPROVE MEET TEAM PERSONNEL FOR 2007-2008: Motion by Turner, second by Sims to approve the MEET Team Personnel for 2007-2008 as shown on page 22-F, and to move forward with the possibility of adding this to the supplement schedule, 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 CONTRACTUAL POSITION FOR BONNIE GARETT, ST. MARTIN EAST ELEMENTARY: Motion by Dickerson, second by Tootle to approve the contractual position for Bonnie Garett, St. Martin East Elementary as shown on page 22-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 ROUTER PURCHASE & TRANSFER: Motion by Turner, second by Sims to approve the Router Purchase and Transfer as shown on page 22-H, 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 TECNOLOGY PLAN JULY 1, 2007 - JUNE 30, 2010 & COMPENSATORY DAY: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims to approve the Technology Plan for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2010 and Compensatory Day as shown on page 22-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  

f.y.i. - TRENT LOTT'S & THOMAS M. "MIKE" WOMACK'S LETTER OF SUPPORT: As presented, shown on page 22-J

f.y.i. - FEMA-1604-DR-MS-JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, #059-01D47-00, PROPOSED PLAN FOR REALIGNMENT OF ST. MARTIN SCHOOLS: As presented, shown on page 22-K

APPROVE STUDENT TRANSFER EXCEPTION, EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (moved forward from June 25, 2007): Motion by Tootle, second by Turner to approve the East Central High School Student Transfer exception for Danny Ray Walters Jr., as shown on page 22-L, 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  

SIXTEENTH SECTION

a. APPROVE NEW LEASE AGREEMENT - JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS HUD BUILDING: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson to approve the new other lands lease agreement for the Jackson County Board of Supervisors Hud Building, section 16-6-7 consisting of 1.22 acres at $1,275.00 annually which is 5% of the appraisal value as shown on page 22-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  

HAL HOLMES - UPDATE ON VANCLEAVE GYMNASIUM AND LIFTSTATION

Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson to approve Vancleave Plumbing and Septic Service to install a lift station at Vancleave Middle School Gymnasium for the amount of $11,720.00, as shown on page 22-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  
 

GUILD HARDY ARCHITECTS / DAVID HARDY / QUINT MORAN

f.y.i. - FLOOR REPAIRS TO VANCLEAVE MIDDLE SCHOOL GYMNASIUM: Field report shown on page 22-O

Motion by Turner, second by Tootle to approve Guild Hardy Architects moving forward with the advertisements for repairs to the Vancleave Middle School Gymnasium Floors, as shown on page 22-O, 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  

ROOF REPLACEMENT ON OUT BUILDINGS AT VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson to approve the Base Bid for the roof replacement on the out buildings at Vancleave High School to Pascagoula Sheet Metal in the amount of $17,551.00 as shown on page 22-P, 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

Jennifer Seymour presented to the board a two-story design for the new St. Martin High School. The building committee will meet again August 15, 2007. Jennifer mentioned square footage and the design of the gymnasium are concerns of the Administration and will be discussed further.

 

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Turner, second by Tootle, 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 August 6, 2007, numbers 72207 to 72713 (copy of August 6, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET #2: Claim docket #2 and fund balance for August 6, 2007, numbers 72207 to 72713 (copy of August 6, 2007 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS CLAIM DOCKETS: As presented, shown on page 22-Q

APROVE SURPLUS PROPERTY: Surplus property as presented, shown on page 22-R

ITEMS NOT IN FY07-08 BUDGET (no changes): Presented for Board review, shown on page 22-S

CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS: Presented for Board review, shown on page 22-T

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 22-U

KATRINA INCOME: Presented for Board review, shown on page 22-V

PRESENT STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS REPORTS: JUNE 2007

APPROVE AUDIT CONTRACT FY07 AND FY08: As presented, shown on page 22-W

f.y.i. - LIFTING-CARRYING SAFETY SHEET: Presented for Board review, shown on page 22-X

APPROVE BUS TURNAROUND - WILL BROOKS ROAD / LUCEDALE, MS: As presented, shown on page 22-Y

APPROVE ROTC LICENSURE APPLICATION - JOSEPH SOUZA: As presented, shown on page 22-Z

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM CERTIFICATE LICENSURE APPLICATION - ELIZABETH HESTER MERRILL: As presented, shown on page 22-AA

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM CERTIFICATE LICENSURE APPLICATION - EMILY CAROLINE SEAL: As presented, shown on page 22-BB

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM CERTIFICATE LICENSURE APPLICATION - JOSEPH MICHAEL CAMP: As presented, shown on page 22-CC

APPROVE ONE-YEAR INTERIM HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHER LCENSURE APPLICATION - ROBIN DIANE COLLIER: As presented, shown on page 22-DD

APPROVE ONE-YEAR EDUCATOR LICENSE FOR VETERAN TEACHERS LICENSURE APPLICATION - DEBORAH ROBINSON PHILLIPS: As presented, shown on page 22-EE

APPROVE ONE-YEAR EDUCATOR LICENSE FOR VETERAN TEACHERS LICENSURE APPLICATION - PATTIE ANN ADKINSON: As presented, shown on page 22-FF

NEW POLICY PRESENTED FOR BOARD REVIEW: GFAAD - JOB DESCRIPTION: SECRETARY TO THE SUPERINTENDENT (AND 5 MEMBER BOARD) / 16TH SECTION LAND CLERK: Presented for board review

APPROVE NEW POLICIES (presented for board review June 25, 2007): As shown on page 22-GG

APPROVE REVISED POLICIES: As shown on page 22-HH

APPROVE REVISED POLICIES: As shown on page 22-II

f.y.i. - AMENDED GSA "FIRE STATION LEASE AGREEMENT": Presented for board review, shown on page 22-JJ

MSBA SCHOOL BOARD SURVEY OF MEMBERSHIP ON CURRENT LEGISLATIVE ISSUES: As presented, shown on page 22-KK

MEMA DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT AGENT: As presented, shown on page 22-LL

LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SINGING RIVER SERVICES: As presented, shown on page 22-MM

SINGING RIVER ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION REQUEST FOR THE USE OF THREE SCHOOL BUSES (moved forward from July 9, 2007): As presented, shown on page 22-NN

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
June 18-29, 2007
IHL School Leadership Institute
Gulfport, Ms S. Nelson Local Activity
Pepsi / Candy
July 9-11, 2007
MAFEPD Annual Conference
Jackson, Ms L. McCartney Title I
Professional Development
July 16, 2007
2007 Advanced Placement Institute for Calculus AB
University
Ole Miss
(This trip was previously approved for ULM in Monroe, La
had to be rescheduled)
P. Crane District
July 8-13, 2007
Millsaps College - AP Biology Workshop for Teachers
Jackson, Ms R. Werthner District
July 22-24, 2007
STI Regional User's Conference
Philadelphia, Ms
A. Case
M. Bishop
C. Honeycutt
District Technology Professional Development
July 23-24, 2007
MYTI State Level Management Team Meeting
Jackson, Ms T. Green
C. Guy
Special Education
August 9, 2007
Professional Development for 2007-2008
Ellisville, Ms L. Brewer
L. McCartney
District
August 14, 2007 and
September 4, 2007
GCEIC - Dropout Prevention
Biloxi, Ms M. Bush
L. Brewer
T. Holloway
D. Vecchio
District
August 22-23, 2007
METLA Conference
Jackson, Ms C. Rudolph E-rate
August 22-24, 2007
Student Services Fall Workshop
Pearl, Ms L. Matthews
C. Helmuth
District Travel
August 23-25, 2007
MCT2 Test Development Committee
Jackson, Ms B. Law
A. Winstead
L. Ledbetter
OSA
Ms Dept. of Education
August 27, 2007
Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
Gulfport, Ms M. Tanner
M. Hodges
D. Davis
Local Activity
September 14, 2007
Going Online: The Basics
Gulfport, Ms M. Tanner
M. Hodges
D. Davis
Local Activity
September 18-19, 2007
RISK Seminar: NSBA
Jackson, Ms L. McCool
K. Fountain
M. Bush
District
September 16-21, 2007
Best Practices RCU Training
Starkville, Ms J. Wolverton District Travel
September 27-28, 2007
Melior Online Interactive Automotive Training
Starkville, Ms N. Wages
D. Novak
District Travel
September 28, 2007
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Gulfport, Ms M. Tanner
A. Williams
D. Davis
Local Activity
September 28, 2007
Mississippi New Notary Rules Seminar
Hattiesburg, Ms J. Robinson
T. Albritton
District
October 20, 2007
MSBA Board Development Workshop
Effective Evaluation / Board-Superintendent Relations
Gulfport, Ms Superintendent
Board Members
District
November 7, 2007
Introduction to Email and Outlook
Gulfport, Ms M. Tanner
A. Williams
D. Davis
Local Activity
November 12-13, 2007
MSBA Fall Leadership Conference
Jackson , Ms

Superintendent
Board Members

District
February 25-27, 2008
MSBA Annual Conference
Jackson, Ms Superintendent
Board Members
District
March 29, 2008 -
April 1, 2008
NSBA Annual Conference
Orlando, Fl Superintendent
Board Members
District
April 27-28, 2008
AABC Conference: MSBA
Jackson, Ms J. Robinson District
April 28-29, 2008
Legislative Update & School Law Review
Jackson, Ms Superintendent
Board Members
District
June 21, 2008
MSBA Board Development Workshop
Effective Evaluation / Board-Superintendent Relations
Gulfport, Ms Superintendent
Board Members
District

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS - 2007-2008

Student
Grade
Transfer From/To
Albritton, Katelyn
7
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Arceneaux, Brittney Renea
10
St. Martin / Biloxi
Batia, Jagger
K
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Bean, Kellie
10
St. Martin / Harrison County
Brown, Andrew
9
George County / East Central
Carpenter, Lori Anne
10
St. Martin / Harrison County
Chisholm, Johnna
10
George County / East Central
Cirino, John Benton
9
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Creel, Julie
5
St. Martin / Harrison County
Everett, Michelle Renee
6
St. Martin / Biloxi
George, Olivia
4
Biloxi / St. Martin
Grierson, Leah
8
Moss Point / East Central
Harris, Brianna
12
St. Martin / Gulfport
Harris, Zacharia C.
7
St. Martin / Gulfport
Havard, Anndra Marissa
6
Greene County / East Central
Hoper, Katie Elizabeth
11
St. Martin / Harrison County
Hopper, Alton Samuel
12
St. Martin / Harrison County
Jackson, Alexander
K
Jackson County / Pascagoula
Ladner, Kyle Anthony
5
Vancleave / Harrison County
Mann, Cherise
1
Harrison County / St. Martin
Matthews, Garrett
2
D'Iberville / St. Martin
Mauldin, Farris
8
St. Martin / Biloxi
McCormack, Gracie
K
East Central / Pascagoula
McLeod, Kase
8
George County / East Central
McLeod, Logan
1
George County / East Central
McMillan, Brooke
4
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
McQueen, Kailey
5
St. Martin / D'Iberville
Nelson, Keaton
6
George County / East Central
Nguyen, Matthew
3
St. Martin / Biloxi
Payne, Travin
4
St. Martin / Biloxi
Pittman, Cameron
5
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Pittman, Joshua
2
Ocean Springs /Vancleave
Pittman, Nathan
8
Ocean Springs / Vancleave
Releus, Amelia
K
St. Martin / Harrison County
Ruffin, Davis
K
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Ruffin, Madison
3
Ocean Springs / St. Martin
Settle, Denver
3
Pascagoula / East Central
Showles, Ashley
9
George County / East Central
Showles, Austin
6
George County / East Central
Sprowell, Cierra Chaunta
7
St. Martin / Biloxi
Stewart, Cole
K
George County / Vancleave
Suthoff, Wade
10
Pascagoula / East Central
Thweatt, Joshua
4
Jackson County / Gautier
Thweatt, Zachary
6
Jackson County / Pascagoula
Vice, David
K
Jackson County / Pascagoula
Walters, Breanna
3
George County / East Central
Walters, Lauren
7
George County / East Central
Walters, Nathan
K
George County / East Central
Winsett, Devin
8
Pascagoula / East Central
Winters, Jacqueline
10
St. Martin / Biloxi
Younghouse, Jordan
9
Harrison County / Vancleave

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008

Vecchio, Dino Director - Technology Center
(transferring in district)
District

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2007-2008

Floyd, Martin A. Assistant Principal - ECHigh
(7-26-07, new position, E11, $63,271 ~ previously an Assistant Principal from July 2001 until present)
East Central
Hughey, James Principal - ECHigh
(7-10-07, originally recommended at Level D13, please adjust to Level D11, $74,564 ~ previously a Principal from July 2003 until June 2007)
East Central
Novak, Diane Administrative Assistant - Technology Center
(8-1-07, correct number of days as Administrative Assistant to 193 days, please adjust salary accordingly for Administrative Assistant Position, AA-29 $56,377)
District
Price, Lori Assistant Principal - VCUpper
(7-1-07, received upgrade in license, please adjust salary accordingly, AAA, $64,565)
Vancleave
Scott, John Assistant Principal - SMHigh
(8-1-07, originally recommended at Level E13, experience verified at Level E11, please adjust salary accordingly, $66,650 ~ previously an Assistant Principal June 1999 until January 2003)
St. Martin
Tanner, Sherie Interim Assistant Principal - ECUpper
(8-1-07, previously recommended, correct start date to 7/11/07 which is 109 days for position, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-6, $27,309)
East Central

LICENSED EDUCATOR RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008:

Bowen, Jeremy Teacher / Coach - ECHigh East Central
Braswell, Dwight Welding Instructor - Technology Center District
Knight, Brian 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach - East Central (only) East Central
Madden, Bart Summer Worker - Vancleave Vancleave
McHan, Adrian 1st Grade Teacher - VCLower Vancleave
Miller, Deborah Music Teacher - SMEast St. Martin
Stork, Cindy Teacher - ECLower East Central
Wright, Charles Eric Band Director - VCHigh Vancleave

NON-LICENSED RESIGNATIONS 2007-2008:

Bell, Monica Ryan Pre-K Special Education Developmentally Delayed Assistant Teacher - SMEast St. Martin
Burleson, Sean Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Carlisle, Cynthia Teacher Assistant - VCLower Vancleave
Corzine, Amber Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCLower Vancleave
Davis, Eleanora Special Education Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
St. Martin
Fleming, Nedra Lane Teacher - VCLower Vancleave
Jurich, Scotty Bus Driver - St. Martinq St. Martin
Lepoma, Dean ISI Monitor - SMHigh
(transferring in district)
St. Martin
Marsland, David Bus Driver (only) - St. Martin St. Martin
Meyers, Lori Office Clerk - VCUpper
(transferring in district)
Vancleave
Odom, Lavondia Custodian - VCUpper Vancleave
Sims, Kristy 3rd Grade Title I Teacher Assistant - SMNorth St. Martin
Tapp, Dana Teacher Assistant - VCUpper Vancleave
Veazey, Marian Part-Time Food Service Worker - VCHigh
(transferring in district)
Vancleave

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

After School Care Adult Workers
St. Martin East Elementary
After School Care Adult Workers - SMEast
(8-3-07, Virginia Carol Bennett, Tina Shoemaker, $11.00 per hour)
St. Martin
After School Care Directors
St. Martin East Elementary
After School Care Directors - SMEast
(8-3-7, Lawana Cummings, Dorinda Magnuson, Tiffany Asher, $14.00 per hour)
St. Martin
Burks, Haley Speech Language Pathologist - SMUpper
(8-1-07, rep. H. McDermott, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Camp, Joseph Band Director - VCHigh
(8-1-07, rep. C. Eric Wright, A-0, $32,630, & supplement of $5,535, pending 1 year interim licensure)
Vancleave
Collier, Robin Math Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. A. Renee Cheeseman, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Davis, Ryan Thomas Music Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. D. Miller, A-1, $33,695)
St. Martin
Diaz, Jason Tech Discovery Teacher - VCHigh
(8-1-07, rep. L. Joyner, A-0, $32,630)
Vancleave
Edwards, Ronald S. Boys' Assistant Soccer Coach - ECHigh
(8-1-07, rep. C. Stallings, $1,000)
East Central
Ezell, Pattie Teacher - VCLower
(8-1-07, originally recommended with A-14, only 13 years verified, please adjust salary accordingly, A-13, $39,650)
Vancleave
Fancher, Beverly Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, originally recommended at AA-25, her certification is AAA, please adjust salary accordingly, AAA-25, $57,440)
East Central
Garriga, Victor Boys' Assistant Basketball Coach - ECHigh
(8-1-07, rep. W. Carpenter, $2,993)
East Central
Goldman, Tina Full-Time Gifted Teacher - ECUpper
(8-1-07, A-7, $37,085)
East Central
Guillotte, Vanessa Teacher - VCMiddle
(8-1-07, originally recommended as an A-8, verified AA-7, please adjust salary accordingly, $39,760)
Vancleave
Hammett, Brittany Teacher - VCUpper
(8-1-07, new position, A-0, $33,130)
Vancleave
Harding, Carol Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 28 yrs exp., only 27 years verified, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-27, $54,575)
East Central
Jacobs, Jane 1st Grade Teacher - VCLower
(8-2-07, rep. A. McHan, A-1, $33,515)
Vancleave
Jones, Alison Teacher - VCUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended with A-0, her certification is AA, please adjust salary accordingly, $34,790)
Vancleave
Knight, Brian Varsity Girls Basketball Coach - East Central
(8-1-07, rep. T. Bailey, $3,943)
East Central
Lepoma, Dean Head Soccker Boys Coach - St. Martin
(8-1-07, rep. R. Harvey, $2,000)
St. Martin
Lepoma, Dean Physical Education Teacher - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. K. Sandrowitz, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Letort, Christopher Physical Education Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. J. Schoerner, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Luquire, Ellenbeth Homebound Teacher - County Wide
(8-1-07, rep. L. Gray, AAA-7, $41,394)
District
McLaughlin, Virginia Teacher - SMMiddle
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 0 yrs exp., 19 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-19, $48,280)
St. Martin
Merrill, Elizabeth Hester Special Education Teacher - SMEast
(8-1-07, rep. G.Nores, AA-11, $42,600)
St. Martin
Middleton, Reginald Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. L. Blalock, A-0, $33,130)
St. Martin
Montgomery, Virginia Teacher - SMUpper
(8-1-07, originally recommended at A-19, her certification is AA, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-19, $48,280)
St. Martin
Pearson, Jeanifer Science Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. W. Fortenberry, AA-6, $39,050)
St. Martin
Philippoff, Ivan Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, originally recommended at A-3, received AA certification, please adjust salary accordingly, AA-3, $36,920)
St. Martin
Phillips, Debbie Cooperative Education - SMHigh
(7-24-07, rep. J. Scott, AA-22, $53,914)
St. Martin
Ragan, Judy Family & Consumer Science Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. P. Rosetti, A-5, $35,330)
St. Martin
Rimer, Wendell Dean Long Term Substitute - ECUpper
(8-6-07, sub for Dixie Loftin, $100 per day)
East Central
Rushing, William Assistant Slow Pitch - SMHigh
(7-20-07, rep. S. Gruich, $2,693)
St. Martin
Slade, Thomas History Teacher 1/2 Time - VCHigh
(8-1-07, new position, AA-16, $23,075)
Vancleave
Tanner, Sherie Guidance Counselor - ECUpper
(8-1-07, correct number of days as Guidance Counselor to 103 days, please adjust salary accordingly for Guidance Counselor position, AA-6, $21,509)
East Central
Thornton, Kimberly Choir Teacher - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. D. Tomlin, A-0, $32,630)
St. Martin
Thornton, Kimberly Choral Director - SMMiddle
(8-1-07, rep. D. Tomlin, $2,293)
St. Martin
Thornton, Kimberly Choral Director - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. D. Tomlin, $2,693)
St. Martin
Tutors - After School
East Central Lower Elementary
After School Tutors - ECLower
(8-7-07, Pennie Baum, Donna Davis, Deanna Dees, Rebecca T. Duncan, Kathy DuVall, Beverly Fancher, W.H. Goff, Malissa Green, Carol Harding, Nicole Harvey, Stephanie Herring, Kelli Higinbotham, Marcia Hodges, Colette Killen, Crystal Long, Angela Nelson, Debbie Pierce, Patricia Pierce, Cynthia Robinson, Pamela Ryals, Penny White, Amanda Williams, $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors - After School
East Central Middle School
After School Tutors - ECMiddle
(8-6-07, Susan Brandon, Marcia Cornett, Penny Dearman, Beth Grierson, Leeann Hendricks, Thomas Horne, Christine Loreman, Wendy Porter, Theresa Ricks, Pam Riley, Tammy Sampson, Teri Settle, Connie Smith, Kim Suterland, Lynn Vehos, Patty Webb. $22 per hour)
East Central
Tutors - After School
Vancleave Middle School
After School Tutors - VCMiddle
(8-20-07, Lisa Bertagnolli, Lisa Cates, Pam Goff, Alicia Green, Stephanie Hodges, Dianne Monk, Peggy Pylate, Gina Nores, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors - After School
Vancleave Upper Elementary
After School Tutors - VCUpper
(8-7-07, Christine Anderson, LaRhonda Anderson, Kenitra Barnes, Lisa Boccaleri, Ellen Bradley, Vicky Brown, Julia Browning, Kimberly Buckley, Harolyn Burns, Tricia Capers, Candy Champagne, Shanta Coaker, Deanna Collins, Tracie Craft, Pat Delancey, Talley Drawdy, Lesley Fairley, Andrea Fuller, Alison Jones, Lori Hayes, Rhonda High, Cindy Jones, Vikki Leggett, Pam Locke, Oreta McMillan, Tammie McMillan,Tami McQueen, Darlean Moore, Amanda Nabors, Katie Nicholson, Caroline Seal, Deana Slaby, Angie Smith, Jan Smith, Terry Stegall, Susan Stewart, Cherie Sullivan, Michele Sykes, Nicole Talley, Barbara Teague, Heather Thomas, MaShawn Thrash, $22 per hour)
Vancleave
Tutors - SATP
East Central High School
SATP Tutors - ECHigh
(8-3-07, Karen Balcer, Miranda Bishop, Terri Bowles, Gretchen Brochard, Phillip Busby, Elizabeth Butler, Doug Crane, Patricia Crane, Linda Havard, Vickie Hodges, Barbara Jackson, Rochelle Jefcoat, Brian Knight, Steven K. Long, Robert magee, Kandice McLeod, Sarah Puhr, Rilla Showles, Charles Stallings, Tracy Stallings, Barbara Taylor, Keith Tucker, $22 per hour)
East Central
White, Penny Teacher - ECLower
(8-1-07, rep. C. Stork, A-3, $34,250)
East Central
Wolverton, Jeffrey L. Welding Instructor - Technology Center
(7-23-07, rep. D. Braswell, pending certification, A-3, $36,631)
District
Younghouse, Lisa D. 2nd Grade Teacher - VCLower
(8-1-07, rep. D. Knight, A-7, $36,410)
Vancleave

NON-LICENSED RECOMMENDATIONS 2007-2008:

After School Care Adult Workers
St. Martin East Elementary
After School Care Adult Workers - SMEast
(8-3-07, Phyllis Hardy, Catherine Jones, Kathy Ross, Deneen Waldrop, Julie Simmons, Victoria Tompkins, Karen Reynolds, Teresa Calcote, Ashley Lumpkin Campbell, $11.00 per hour)
St. Martin
After School Care Student Workers
St. Martin East Elementary
After School Care Student Workers - SMEast
(8-3-07, Clint Creel, Lauren Waldrop, Natalie Ramsay, Brittany Windham, $7.00 per hour)
St. Martin
Allen, Christopher Gage Co-Op Student Worker - Technology Center
(6-30-07, $5.85 per hour)
District
Bourn, Aaron Co-Op Student Worker - East Central
(8-3-07, rep. D. Price, $5.85)
East Central
Boyett, Monica Marie Full-Time Sub Bus Driver - East Central
(8-3-07, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)
East Central
Bradley, Haley Student Worker - ECHigh Media Center
(8-1-07, rep. A. Allen, $5.85 per hour)
East Central
Burns, Katrina Teacher Assistant - Alternative School
(8-3-07, rep. M. Steele, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
District
Butler, Marcos D. Student Worker - ECHigh Asst. Principals Office
(8-3-07, rep. L. Webb. $5.85 per hour)
East Central
Chesney, George Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, rep. B. McMillan, 0 yrs exp., $11.02 per hour)
Vancleave
Crocker, Caroline Substitute Tutoring (Summer Program) - SMNorth
(6-2-07, rep. D. Neal, $12.00 per hour)
St. Martin
DeLlacer, Kathy Transportation Clerk - Vancleave
(8-3-07, new position, $7.00 per hour)
Vancleave
Dick, Douglas Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 0 yrs exp., $11.02 per hour)
Vancleave
Dunkin, Erica Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-3-07, rep. D. Waits, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
DuVall, Doug Bus Driver - East Central
(8-3-07, rep. J. Boulware, 0 yrs exp., $11.02 pe rhour)
East Central
Hansen, Faith

Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCHigh
(8-3-07, new position, 4 yrs exp., $14,115)

Vancleave
Hawley, Natasha Von Special Education Inclusion Teacher Assistant - SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. C. Jones, 1 year exp., $13,215)
St. Martin
Helmuth, Rebekah Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCHigh
(8-3-07, rep. S. Deluke, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
Vancleave
Henry, Michael Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)
Vancleave
Hilliard, Chalandra ISI Monitor - SMHigh
(8-3-07, rep. D. Lepoma, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Holmes, Roman

Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)

Vancleave
Houser, Casey 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-3-07, rep. G. Hitt, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Huff, Sam Bus Driver - East Central
(8-3-07, rep. B. Shirley, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)
East Central
Jones, Maria Custodian - VCLower
(8-1-07, originally recommended with 0 yrs exp., 3 yrs verified, please adjust salary accordingly, $11,310)
Vancleave
King, Jessica Co-Op Student Worker - VCUpper
(8-1-07, $5.85 per hour)
Vancleave
Lepoma, Megan 3rd Grade Title I Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-3-07, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Matthew, Samantha Co-Op Student Worker - VCHigh
(8-1-07, $5.85 per hour)
Vancleave
Mayo, Phyllis Teacher Assistant - ECLower
(8-3-07, rep. J. Richburg, 27 yrs exp., $20,415)
East Central
McCoy, Joanna Rene Pre-K Special Education Developementally Delayed Teacher Assistant - SMEast
(8-3-07, rep. M. Bell, 1 yr exp., $13,215)
St. Martin
McDaniel, Ray Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)
Vancleave
Meyers, Lori Library Teacher Assistant - VCUpper
(8-3-07, rep. D. Tapp, 3 yrs exp., $12,818)
Vancleave
Mouchett, Lauren M. Student Worker - ECHigh Principals Office
(8-1-07, rep. C. Fairley, $5.85 per hour)
East Central
Parker, Deborah Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 0 yrs exp., $11.35 per hour)
Vancleave
Patrick, Brecken Co-Op Student Worker - VCMiddle
(8-1-07, $5.85 per hour)
Vancleave
Rankin, Joe Assistant Fast Pitch Coach - St. Martin
(8-1-07, rep. R. Griffen, $2,693)
St. Martin
Robertson, Sarah O. Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCHigh
(8-3-07, new position, 5 yrs exp., $14,415)
Vancleave
Romero, Krystal Teacher Assistant - SMUpper
(8-3-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Speight, Janice Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. C. Carlisle, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
Vancleave
Stewart, Bonnie Jo Co-Op Student Worker - ECMiddle
(8-3-07, rep. J. Guthrie, $5.85 per hour)
East Central
Veazey, Marian Full-Time Food Service Worker - VCHigh
(8-2-07, rep. J. McMillan, 0 yrs exp., $8,801.52)
Vancleave
Williams, Deborah Distance Learning Facilitator - SMHigh
(8-3-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Woody, Derek Special Education Teacher Assistant - SMHigh
(8-3-07, new position, 0 yrs exp., $12,915)
St. Martin
Wright, Maria Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8-3-07, vacant route, 3 yrs exp., $11.41 per hour)
Vancleave
Wright, Theresa Custodian - SMHigh
(8-1-07, rep. R. Carroll, 0 yrs, $10,182)
St. Martin

LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

Poulos, Amber FROM: 3rd Grade Teacher - SMNorth
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. T. Wescovich)
 
Sandrowitz, Karen FROM: Physical Education Teacher - SMNorth
TO: Kindergarten Teacher - SMNorth
(new position)
 

NON-LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

Beckstein, Tamatha FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. L. Gunter)
 
Bivins, Heather FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. T. Beckstein)
 
Blanchard, Janet FROM: Part -Time Food Service Worker - SMHigh (8-9)
TO: Full-Time Food Service Worker - SMHIgh (8-9)
(8-2-07, rep. N. Milam, 0 yrs exp.)
 
Clouse, Alicia FROM: Kindergarten Assistant - ECLower
TO: Special Education Assistant - ECLower
(8-3-07, rep. P. Buckley)
 
Grantham, Theresa FROM: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. C. Holmes)
 
Gray, Patricia FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: Kindergarten Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. B. Hall)
 
Groves, Ramanda FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. G. Lambert)
 
Gunter, Lisa FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. T. Grantham)
 
Hall, Bryanna FROM: Kindergarten Assistant - SMNorth
TO: Title 1 Assistant - SMNorth
 
Hitt, Gail FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: Sped Life Skills Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. E. Davis)
 
Holmes, Cynthia FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: Activity Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. M. Woitt)
 
Illich, Myra FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. P. Gray)
 
Lambert, Gloria FROM: Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. R. Groves)
 
McClendon, Melissa FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: 3rd Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
 
Mizelle, Rebecca FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. C. White)
 
Richburg, Jana FROM: 1st Grade Assistant - ECLower
TO: Title I Assistant - ECLower
(8-3-07, new position)
 
Seymour, Shelley Marlene FROM: Title 1 Assistant - SMNorth
TO: Kindergarten Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, new position)
 
Shields, Elizabeth FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. R. Mizelle)
 
Stewart, Branda FROM: Title I Assistant - ECLower
TO: Kindergarten Assistant - ECLower
(8-3-07, rep. A. Clouse)
 
Thompson, Connie FROM: Title 1 Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. M. Illich)
 
Waits, Danielle FROM: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
TO: Fast ForWord Teacher Assistant - SMNorth
(8-1-07, rep. G. Lamey)
 
Ward, Regina FROM: Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. H. Bivins)
 
White, Cheryl FROM: 2nd Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
TO: Special Education Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. R. Ward)
 
Woitt, Michelle FROM: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant (new position) - VCLower
TO: 1st Grade Teacher Assistant - VCLower
(8-3-07, rep. E. Shields)
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims, to go into Executive Session at 7:20 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 Tootle, second by Dickerson to come out of Executive Session at 8:30 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 001:07-08: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson that the student be placed at the Alternative School for 45 days. A bus will be provided to transport the student from home to the Alternative School for the 45 days beginning on August 8, 2007. Any referrals from the bus or the Alternative School will result in automatic referral to the Jackson County Youth Court, 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 CASE NUMBER 002:07-08: Not present

SAFETY INCIDENT PLAN

The board recommended that Mrs. McCool meet with Administrative team and develop a plan to be presented at the next school board meeting. The plan should include a three (3) step disciplinary action plan for not reporting claims.

STUDENT TRANSFER EXCEPTION / EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL / BRITTANY HOWARD: Motion by Turner, second by Dickerson that we develop a policy regarding residency and guardianship. Brittany Howard will not be able to attend East Central High School 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

CONTRACTUAL POSITION FOR BONNIE GARETT, ST. MARTIN EAST ELEMENTARY: Motion by Turner, second by Sims to rescind the motion made approving the contractual position for Bonnie Garett at St. Martin East Elementary, 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Shown on Page 22-OO) in JCSD minutes book

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, on motion by Turner, second by Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 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

 

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

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