Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

August 11, 2008
Regular Session - 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Consent Agenda Items

5. Approve Agenda

6. Approve Minutes:

7. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

A. Acknowledgments and Celebration (click to view)

    1. Dr. Barry Amacker, Superintendent
      • Superintendent's Attendance Award
    2. Ms. Diane Novak, Director, Technology Center - Student Recognition

B. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Increase in Mileage Rate to $0.585 (effective 8/1/08)
    2. Approve Claim Docket
    3. Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
    4. Surplus Property
    5. Not In Budget Items (no changes)
    6. Construction In Progress ( no changes)
    7. Katrina Income (no changes)
    8. Receipts and Disbursements - June 2008
    9. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts
    10. Present Student Activity / Club Accounts
    11. One Source Items
    12. Approve FY 09 Budget
    13. Approve Resolution to Levy Ad Valorem taxes for 2008-2009

C. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

    1. Approve 403b Plan for JCSD
    2. JCSD Workers Compensation Trust
    3. f.y.i. Employee Safety Handbook

C. Tonya Green

    1. Approve Private Contract with Long
    2. Approve Interagency Agreement
    3. f.y.i. - Contract Service Agreement with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast

D. Margaret Bush - Assistant Superintendent

    1. Approve District Test Security Plan
    2. Approve Staff Handbook
    3. Approve Licensure Application - Melody Cooper
    4. Approve Licensure Application - Kristy Henson
    5. Approve Licensure Application - Lauren Ladnier

E. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Approve Scholastic Book Fair at Vancleave Lower Elementary
    2. Approve Leave of Absence - Karen Tootle
    3. Approve Letter to Board of Supervisors Requesting Assistance for St. Martin Athletic Fields
    4. Approve National Board Certifications (click to view)
    5. f.y.i. Cellular South Proposal
    6. Approve Team One Communications
    7. Jack Pickett - Discussion of Temporary Bus Barn - St. Martin
    8. 16th Section (click to view)
      • a. Approve to Advertise for Bids -Section 16-6-8
      • b. Approve to Advertise for Bids - Section 16-6-6
      • f.y.i. Consider Minimum Bid Price per Acre
      • f.y.i. Application to Lease - Dale Merkord
      • f.y.i. Southeastern Header Supply Pipeline Approval
    9. Guild Hardy Architects / David Hardy / Quint Moran
    10. Update on Building Projects / Jennifer Seymour
    11. Future Building Plans

F. Trips (click to view list)

G. Legal Student Transfers (click to view list)

H. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2008-2009

Williams, Christopher Upgrade Educator License - SM North
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin

I. Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Davis, Betty Lynn Teacher - EC High (Retirement) East Central
Lowery, Lance PE Teacher, Tennis Coach, Asst. Girls Basketball Vancleave
Sanford, Deborah Teacher - EC Middle East Central
Sprinkle, Rebekah SPED Inclusion - ED Middle East Central
VanAlstine, Shyla Teacher - VC High (Deceased) Vancleave

J. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Anderson, Yenette SPED Teacher Assist - SM High St. Martin
Bosarge, Patricia Bus Aide - SM St. Martin
Brosh, Jan PE Aide - SM Middle St. Martin
Ehlers, Tammy Food Service - EC High East Central
Graves, Odessa Food Service - EC High East Central
Henry, Michael Bus Driver - VC Vancleave
Ledbetter, Lisa Asst. Fast Pitch Coach, Softball Coach - EC High East Central
Rankin, Josef SPED Teacher Assist - SM High St. Martin
Steele, Melody Teacher Assistant - VC Middle Vancleave
Webster, Angela 2nd Grade Teacher Assist - SM East St. Martin

K. Non-Licensed Educator Non-Renewal 2008-2009

Anderson, Ulen Bus Driver - SM St. Martin

L. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009

Anderson, Yenette Teacher - SM High
(8/1/08, A-0, rep. V. Perkins)
St. Martin
Blackston, Veronica SPED Teacher - SM High
(8/1/08, AA-30, rep. vacancy)
St. Martin
Bowen, Katie SPED Teacher - VC Middle
(8/1/08, A-1, rep. J. Reinsmith)
Creel, Tracey Teacher - SM Upper
(8/1/08, A-0, rep. T. Ladnier)
St. Martin
Hinkel, Shannon Long Term Sub - EC Upper
(8/1/08, $100.00 per day, rep. M. Cadman)
East Central
Kulakowski, Pamela Guidance Counselor - EC Middle
(7/25/08, AA-17, rep. A. Case)
East Central
Lenczuk, Steve Revise start date from 8/1/08 to 7/7/08
Adjust salary accordingly - SM High
St. Martin
Letort, Chris 7th Grade Football Coach - SM
(8/1/08, rep. D. Holloway)
St. Martin
Lomax, Clarence Teacher, 7th Grade Assist. Football Coach - VC Middle
(8/1/08, A-21, rep. E. Denmark)
May, William Teacher - EC Middle
(8/6/08, AA-11, rep. D. Sanford)
East Central
Ortego, Kristen Teacher - SM High
(8/1/08, A-0. rep. M. Miller)
St. Martin
Rankin, Josef Teacher - SM High
(8/1/08, A-0, new position #1 )
St. Martin
Romero, Sandra Adjust experience from 0 to 6 yrs SM North
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Salley, Linda SPED Teacher - SM High
(8/1/08, A-5, rep. G. Riess)
St. Martin
Sprinkle, Rebekah SPED Teacher - EC High
(8/1/08, trans. from EC Middle)
East Central
Sullivan, Rachel Speech Pathologist - VC Lower
(8/1/08, A-0, rep T. Baxley)
Whitehead, Carolyn Teacher - PE- VC Lower, Varsity Tennis Coach, Assist. Girls Basketball Coach- VC High
(8/1/08, AA-21, rep. L. Lowery)
Windham, Timothy PE Teacher - SM East
(8/1/08, A-0, rep. H. Johnson)
St. Martin
IDEIA Part B Nikki Hayes-Positive Behavior Support - SM
Rebekah Helmuth - Positive Behavior Support - VC
Elizabeth Ann Cothern - Interpreter/Hearing Impaired -SMN
Jayme Robinson - Occupational Therapy Services- EC/VC
M. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009
Brosh, Jan Receptionist - SM Middle
(8/1/08, rep. S. Carroll)
St. Martin
Cox, Jamie After School Adult worker - SM Upper
St. Martin
Dykes, Karen Bus Aide, SPED to Exceptional School - EC
(8/6/08, rep. J. Emmons)
East Central
Funches, Eric Bus Driver - EC
(8/6/08, rep. J. Jones)
East Central
Graves, Odessa Food Service - EC High
(8/14/08, rep. T. Ehlers)
East Central
Inabinette, Ann Transition Specialist - VC High
(8/1/08, change in title and duties)
Kelly, Andrea Student Co-Op Worker - VC Lower
Kennedy, Amelia Co-Op Office Aide - EC Middle
East Central
Law, Jason Correct Start Date from 8/1/08 to 8/6/08 - ECHS East Central
Marsland, David Correct Experience to 8 years ($12.79 per hour) - SM St. Martin
Matthews, Samantha Student Co-Op Worker - VC High
Mowdy, Frank Bus Driver - EC
(8/6/08, rep. S. Dykes)
East Central
Mundell, Karynlynn Teacher Assist - JC Alternative
Noble, Kaitlyn Co-Op Student - EC Middle
(8/6/08, rep. D. Pierce)
East Central
Parker, Taylor Student After School Worker - EC
(8/1/08, rep. J. TerKeurst)
East Central
Patrick, Brecken Student Co-Op Worker - VC Middle
Porter, Michael Full Time Substitute Bus Driver (1/2 Route)- VC
(8/6/08, rep. M. Henry)
Robinson, Hannah Student Co-Op Worker - VC Upper
Robinson, Joseph Maintenance II - SM Administration
(7/23/08, rep. C. Cox)
St. Martin
Simmons, Cheryl Transition Specialist - SPED MGCCC
(8/1/08, new position @ MGCCC)
Steele, Melody SPED Teacher Assistant - Alt. School
(8/6/08, rep. T. Edwards)
Stover, Heather Educational Interpreter - SPED
(8/6/08, rep. P. Browning)
Vaughn, Abigail Bus Driver - EC
(Pending CDL License)
East Central
Webster, Angela SPED Teacher Assist - SM High
(8/6/08, rep. Y. Anderson)
St. Martin
Weeks, Rachael Bus Aide, D/D Route - EC
(8/6/08, rep. R. Cochran)
East Central
Yennie, Theresa Part Time Food Service - VC Lower
(8/6/08, rep. E. Weathersby)
Young, Joan Bus Driver - SM
(8/6/08, rep. S. Mooneyhan)
St. Martin
After School Workers- St. Martin East click to view list St. Martin

N. Licensed Transfers within District 2008-2009

Cadman, Michelle To: TST - EC Upper
From: SPED Teacher - EC Upper
(8/1/08, pending Board approval of TST position)
East Central

O. Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2008-2009

Carrol, Tracey To: Title I Assistant - SM East
From: SPED Inclusion Assist. - SM East
St. Martin
Callegari, Licia To: SPED DD Assist - SM East
From: Title I Assist. - SM East
St. Martin

P. Executive Session (click to view list)

  • A. Legal and Personnel Matters


Next Meeting - Monday, September 15, 2008
Jackson County District Office

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