BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

September 15, 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. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Claim Docket
    2. Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
    3. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts
    4. Approve One Source Items
    5. Approve Payment of Wetlands Mitigation Balance Due
    6. Approve Payment to Yates Construction for $2,176,492.54 (pending receipt of advanced FEMA funds)
    7. Present Student Activity / Club Accounts
    8. Surplus Property
    9. Not In Budget Balance
    10. Construction In Progress
    11. Katrina Income
    12. Receipts and Disbursements- July 2008

B. Tonya Green

C. Dr. Lisa McCartney

      1. Approve Mentor Teacher Stipend

D. Laura McCool

      1. Approve Property Insurance Quote
      2. Approve Workers Comp Quote

E. Carol Rudolph

      1. Approve Sick Leave Days for Software Training
      2. Approve Sick Leave Days for Distance Learning, Moodle & Equipment Training

F. Margaret Bush - Assistant Superintendent

G. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Approve Meteorology Course - St. Martin High School
    2. Approve Book Fair - East Central Upper Elementary
    3. Approve Book Fair - East Central Lower Elementary
    4. Approve Scholastic Book Fair - St. Martin Upper Elementary
    5. Approve Medical Leave of Absence - Mary Miller, SM High, 8/14/08-10/10/08
    6. Approve Attendance School Enhancement Grant
    7. Approve School Enhancement Safety Award
    8. f.y.i. School Tours
      • October 13, 2008 - St. Martin Attendance Center
      • November 10, 2008 - East Central Attendance Center
      • December 8, 2008 - Vancelave Attendance Center
    9. f.y.i. Time System - Hand Reader vs. Cards - Price Comparison
    10. f.y.i. Mississippi Department of Education Accreditation 2007 - 2008
    11. f.y.i. Jackson County Board of Supervisors Initial Plans for Yellowjacket Blvd.
    12. Discuss Storm Shelter - Jackson County Board of Supervisors
    13. 16th Section (click to view)
      • a. Approve Residential Lease Agreement - Tina B. Smith
      • b. Approve Recreational Lease Agreement - Jackson County Board of Supervisors - Whispering Pines Golf Course
      • c. Approve Recreational Lease Agreement - Jackson County Board of Supervisors - Lum Cumbest Park
      • d. Approve Recreational Lease Agreement - Jackson County Board of Supervisors - Vancleave Ball Park
      • e. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - US Postal Service
      • f. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - William E. Webb (Professional Auto Collision)
      • g. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - Stargate Enterprises, L.L.C. (Burnham Drugs)
      • h. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - Lum Cumbest Adult Softball
      • i. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - Baptist Church Vancleave - Parcel B
      • j. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - Monte Luffey
      • k. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - West Jackson County Utility District
      • l. Approve rent adjustment due to reappraisal of land for lease agreement - JCBS - N & S Side of Recreation
      • Discuss Tennis Courts - Jackson County Recreation Department
      • f.y.i. Southeast Supply Header, LLC
      • f.y.i. Southeast Supply Header, LLC
    14. Guild Hardy Architects / David Hardy / Quint Moran
    15. Update on Building Projects / Jennifer Seymour
      • East Central High School / Vancleave High School
    16. Future Building Plans

H. Trips (click to view list)

I. Legal Student Transfers (click to view list)

J. Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Capers, Lavon 9th Grade Baseball - VC Vancleave
Holloway, Dwight 7th Grade Basketball - SM St. Martin

K. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

Bang, Kathy Part-time Food Service - VC Upper Vancleave
Batton, Veronica Part-time Food Service - SM Upper St. Martin
Bivins, Heather Teacher Assist - VC Lower Vancleave
Bowman, Donna Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Cooley, Angel Part-time Food Service - SM High St. Martin
deLlacer, Kathy Transportation Secretary - Vancleave Vancleave
Hawley, Natasha Life Skills Assist - SM North St. Martin
Huff, Stephanie 1st Grade Teacher Assist - VC Lower Vancleave
Knight, Nona Teacher Assist - EC Lower East Central
Law, Jason Distance Learning - EC East Central
Logan, Penny Part-time Food Service - VC Lower Vancleave
Powell, James Student Worker - SM High St. Martin
Whitley, Rhonda Bus Driver - East Central East Central
Wood, Christy Bus Driver - St. Martin St. Martin
Yennie, Theresa Part-time Food Service - VC Lower Vancleave

L. Non-Licensed Terminations 2008-2009

Kates, Evelyn Bus Driver Aide - Vancleave Vancleave

M. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009

Baum, Pennie Upgrade in license from A-25 to AA-25 -EC Lower
Adjust salary accordingly
East Central
Baum, Pennie Yearbook sponsor - EC Lower
(8/1/08, new position)
East Central
Bishop, Joshua Upgrade in license from A-5 to AA-5 - EC High
Adjust salary accordingly
East Central
Bosarge, Amy Upgrade in license from A-5 to AA-5 - SM Upper
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Blackston, Veronica Correct previous recommendation
From: SPED Teacher - SM High
To: SPED Teacher SM Middle
St. Martin
Clark, Joseph Upgrade in license from A-7 to AA-7 - SM Upper
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Corker, Rickey Recommended with 32 yrs. exp.- 31 yrs. verified - Tech Ctr.
Adjust salary accordingly
Technology Center
Cox, Pamela Title I In-School Tutor - SM East
(9/2/08, new position)
St. Martin
Crawford, Jessica Teacher- SM High
(8/1/08, AA-4, rep. E. Jones)
St. Martin
David, Brian 9th Grade Baseball Coach - VC
(8/1/08, rep. L. Capers)
Vancleave
Denton, Christine After school tutor - VC High
(8/18/08)
Vancleave
Dossett, Michael Verified additional experience - AA-32 - EC Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
East Central
Elmore, Lillian Recommended with 0 yrs. exp.- 15 yrs. verified - SM North
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Evevett, Michelle Upgrade in license from A-7 to AA-7 -VC High
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Griffin, Robert 7th Grade Basketball coach - SM
(8/11/08, rep. D. Holloway)
St. Martin
Harvey, Royce Upgrade in license from A-15 to AA-15 - SM High
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Henderson, Judy Teacher - VC High
(8/5/08, AA-18, rep. S. VanAlstine)
Vancleave
Henderson, Judith Received National Certification - VC High
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Henson, Josh 9th Grade Boys Basketball - SM
(8/1/08)
St. Martin
Hinkel, Shanon SPED Teacher - EC Upper
(9/9/08, AA-8, rep. M. Cadman)
East Central
Hurt, Martha After School Tutor SATP - EC High
(9/8/08, $22.00 per hr)
East Central
Jalanivich, Valarie Upgrade in license to AA-2 - SM Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Kienan, Britany 7th grade Girls Basketball Coach - St. Martin
(8/6/08, rep. R. Collier)
St. Martin
Kilonsky, Robert 7th Grade Assist. Football Coach - SM High
(rep. J. Moran)
St. Martin
Lee, Charlotte In-School Tutor - SM Upper
(9/8/08, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Lovelace, Shirley SPED Homebound Teacher - SM High
(8/6/08)
St. Martin
Neel, Richard Upgrade in license from A-7 to AA- 7 - EC Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
East Central
Palmer, Janet After School Tutor - VC High
(8/18/08, $22.00 per hr)
Vancleave
Parker, Jenifer Recommended at 1 yrs. exp. - 2 yrs. verified - EC Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
East Central
Philippoff, Christy Upgrade in license- AA-4 - SM High
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Poelma, Terry After School Tutor - SM Upper
(9/8/08, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Porter, David Upgrade in license from A-1 to AA-1 - VC High
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Reeves, Karen Recommended at 16 yrs. exp. - 15 yrs. verified - VC Lower
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Ring, Angie Long Term Sub - EC Upper
(9/8/08, rep, B. Green- medical leave)
East Central
Russell, Jack Recommended at 0 yrs. exp. - 2 yrs. verified - VC Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Sheets, Carmen Upgrade in license from A-23 to AA-23 - SM Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Shemwell, Gail Upgrade in license from A-19 to AA-19 - VC High
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Toncrey, Tonya Upgrade in license from A-4 to AA-4 - SM East
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Upton, Karen Upgrade in license from A-6 to AA-6 -VC Lower
Adjust salary accordingly
Vancleave
Wilson, Lee Hagerty Upgrade in license from A-12 to AA-12 - SM Middle
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Yates, Missy Title Tutor - VC Upper
(8/19/08, $30.76 per hr, 80 hrs per mo)
Vancleave
After School Tutors - EC High (8/26/08), (click to view) East Central
After School Tutors - EC Lower (9/15/08), (click to view) East Central
After School Tutors - EC Middle (9/15/08), (click to view) East Central
After School Tutors - EC Upper (9/8/08), (click to view) East Central
Title 1 Extended Day Tutor - SM East (9/23/08) (click to view) St. Martin
After School Tutors - SM North (9/16/08) (click to view) St. Martin
After School Tutors - SM Upper (9/8/08) (click to view) St. Martin
After School Tutors - SM High (8/6/08) (click to view) St. Martin
After School Tutors - VC Middle (8/19/08) (click to view) Vancleave
After School Tutors - VC High (8/13/08) (click to view) Vancleave
N. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009
Allen, Gage Student Worker - Tech Ctr.
(8/6/08, $6.55 per hr.)
Technology Center
Baker, Lemuel Student Worker - EC
(8/5/08, $6.55 per hr.)
East Central
Bowman, Lydia Part-time Food Service Worker - VC High
(8/6/08,decrease hrs. from 5 to 3, rep. K. Carter)
Vancleave
Busby, Brittany After School Worker - SM Upper
(8/18/08)
St. Martin
Capers, Lavon Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8/27/08, rep. R. McDaniel)
Vancleave
Carter, Kimberly Part-time Food Service Worker - VC High
(8/6/08, , increase hrs. from 3 to 5, rep. L. Bowman)
Vancleave
Edwards, Timmy Alt. School bus driver - VC
(9/10/08, new position)
Vancleave
Emery, Mitchell Student Worker - SM High
(8/6/08, $6.55 per hr., rep. J. Powell)
St. Martin
Fero, Jennifer Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8/6/08, change in hours)
Vancleave
Fredrick, Andrew Student Worker - EC
(8/5/08, $6.55 per hr)
East Central
Gautier, Clay SPED Student Worker - Industrial Arts Program - EC High
(8/6/08)
East Central
Goff, Robbie Bus Assist - SPED & Reg - Vancleave
(9/4/08, rep. E. Kates)
Vancleave
Gunter, Suzanne Transition Coordinator - SPED
(10/1/08, transfer from 100% MDRS to JCSD SPED)
District
Hebert, Randall Transition Specialist - SM High SPED
(8/1/08, change in title and duties)
St. Martin
Jordan, Jesse Student Worker - Maintenance - VC
(9/2/08, vacancy)
Vancleave
Landstreet, Robert SPED Bus Driver - Vancleave
(9/5/08, rep. V. Landers)
Vancleave
Langlinais, Todd Bus Driver - Vancleave
(9/5/08, new position)
Vancleave
Meyers, Lori Correction in pay, 6.5 hrs per day / 180 days, library scale-VC Upper(8/6/08, 4 yrs exp., adjust pay accordingly) Vancleave
Neaves, Jeffery Bus Driver - St. Martin
Correction to annual recommendation on yrs exp
Adjust salary accordingly
St. Martin
Nguyen, Paulina Student Worker - SM High
(8/6/08, $6.55 per hr)
St. Martin
O'Brien, James SPED Student Worker - EC High
(8/6/08)
East Central
Perkins, Elizabeth ASC Director - SM North
(8/6/08, $17.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Roberts, Melissa SPED Functional Skills Assist - SM North
(9/3/08, rep. N. Hawley)
St. Martin
Sasser, Gail Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8/6/08, change in hours)
Vancleave
Seymour, Hannah ASC Student Worker - SM North
(8/6/08, $9.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Sigrest, Robert Bus Driver - EC
(8/16/08, increase in hrs. to 4 or more)
East Central
Stewart, Pebbie SPED Student Worker - Industrial Arts Program - EC High
(8/6/08)
East Central
Tanner, Maria Transportation Secretary - Vancleave
(9/4/08, rep. K. deLlacer)
Vancleave
Western, Tyler SPED Student Worker - Industrial Arts Program - EC High
(8/6/08)
East Central
Whitley, Rhonda Transition Specialist - EC High
(8/1/08, change in title and duties)

East Central
Willis, Tyler After School Worker - EC
(8/7/08, $6.55 per hr., rep T. Puhr)
East Central
Yennie, Theresa Part-time Food Service - VC High
(8/25/08, 3 hr position increasing to 4 hrs, vacant)
Vancleave
Young, John Bus Driver - Vancleave
(8/6/08, increase in hours)
Vancleave
Adult After School Worker - SM East Cassidy, Patty
Cox, Amanda
Broussard, Rachel
(8/12/08, $14.00 per hr., new position)
St. Martin
Adult After School Worker - SM North Allen, Heather
Carrol, Jenna
Peebles, Dawn
Montgomery, Danielle
(8/12/08, $14.00 per hr., new position)
St. Martin
After School Tutor - SM North (9/16/08) (click to view) St. Martin
After School Tutor - SM Upper Hise, Charlotte
Nowacki, Lori
(9/8/08, $6.55 per hr.)
St. Martin

O. Licensed Transfers within District 2008-2009

Capers, Tricia To: TST Coordinator - VC Upper
From: Title Tutor - VC Upper
(8/12/08, new position)
Vancleave

P. Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2008-2009

DeRise, Catherine From: Title I Assist - EC Lower
To: 1st Grade Teacher Assist - EC Lower
(9/2/08, rep. N. Knight)
East Central

Q. Executive Session (click to view list)

A. Student Cases
  • Case Number 002:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 003:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin Middle School)
  • Case Number 004:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 005:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 006:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 007:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 008:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin Middle School)
  • Case Number 009:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 010:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 011:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 012:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 013:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 014:08-09 (Direct Placement - Vancleave Middle School)
  • Case Number 015:08-09 (Direct Placement - East Central Middle School)
  • Case Number 016:08-09 (Direct Placement - St. Martin High School)
  • Case Number 017:08-09 (Direct Placement - East Central High School)
  • Case Number 018:08-09 (Direct Placement - East Central High School)
  • Case Number 038:-7-08 - Alterative School (click to view)
  • B. Parent

    C. Legal Matters

     

     

     

     

     

    Next Meeting - Monday, October 13, 2008
    Jackson County District Office


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