BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

November 16, 2015
Regular Session
St. Martin Upper Elementary School Cafeteria
5:00 p.m.

Board Tour - 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Amended 11/18/15

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Consent Agenda Items

5. Approve Agenda

6. Approve Minutes

A. October 19, 2015 (entered 10/28/15, 10:23 a.m.)

7. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

A. Acknowledgements and Announcements

    1. Dr. Barry Amacker

      • Attendance Awards (click to view) (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.3 / 5.4) (entered 11/13/15, 9:38 a.m.)

B. Stuart White - Business Manager (Strategic Plan Indicator 2.0)

    1. Approve Claim Docket (entered 11/11/15, 2:30 p.m.)

    2. Approve Student Activity Claim Docket (entered 11/11/15, 11:05 a.m.)

    3. Approve Paid Student Activity Accounts (entered 11/11/15, 11:04 a.m.)

    4. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts (entered 11/12/15, 8:26 a.m.)

    5. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts - St. Martin September (amended) (entered 11/12/15, 8:24 a.m.)

    6. Approve Surplus Property (entered 11/6/15, 1:15 p.m.)

    7. Approve Receipts and Disbursements (entered 11/2/15, 12:33 p.m.)

    8. Approve One Source Items (entered 10/28/15, 9:29 a.m.) (updated 11/4/15, 9:29 a.m.) (updated 11/9/15, 10:43 a.m.)

    9. f.y.i. Not in Budget Items (Strategic Plan Indicator 3.1) (entered 11/11/15, 8:30 a.m.)

    10. f.y.i. Monthly Financial Report
    11. Approve Donation to East Central Upper Elementary School (entered 11/12/15, 10:24 a.m.)

    12. Approve Donation to Vancleave Lower Elementary School (entered 10/28/15, 9:43 a.m.)

C. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

    1. f.y.i. Safety Moment Update - Food Service (entered 11/17/15, 9:17 a.m.)

    2. f.y.i. SI 2016 01 10 19 2015 (Strategic Plan Indicator 4.5) (entered 11/9/15, 10:57 a.m.)

    3. f.y.i. SI 2016 02 10 22 2015 (Strategic Plan Indicator 4.5) (entered 11/9/15, 10:57 a.m.)

    4. f.y.i. SI 2016 03 10 26 2015 (Strategic Plan Indicator 4.5) (entered 11/9/15, 10:57 a.m.)

    5. f.y.i. Workers Comp Update (Strategic Plan Indicator 4.5) (entered 11/13/15, 12:08 p.m.)

    6. Approve Bus Turn Around (entered 11/10/15, 12:33 p.m.)

D. Lark Christian - Food Service Director

    1. f.y.i. Food Service Update (Strategic Plan Indicator 4.7) (entered 11/11/15, 8:46 a.m.)

E. Penny Westfaul - Curriculum Director

    1. f.y.i. 2014 - 2015 SATP PARCC Test Results (Strategic Plan Indicator 1.0) (entered 11/13/15, 10:14 a.m.) (updated 11/16/15, 9:09 a.m.)

F. Dr. Susan Benson - Assistant Superintendent

    1. f.y.i. Mississippi Department of Education Letter of Accreditation Status for School Year 2015 - 2016 (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 10/28/15, 3:53 p.m.)

    2. Approve Revised Policy AE - School Year (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 4:06 p.m.)

    3. Approve Revised Policy AEA - School Calendar (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 10:05 a.m.)

    4. Approved Reviewed Policy ADB - Average Daily Attendance (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 4:06 p.m.)

    5. Approve Revised Policy AF - School Day (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 10:05 a.m.)

    6. Approve Revised Policy IHFB - Subject Area Policies and Procedures (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 10:05 a.m.)

    7. Approve to Delete Policy IHFC - Subject Area Testing Program Remediation (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 11/12/15, 10:05 a.m.)

    8. Approve Licensure Application - Elliot Cassell (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 11/12/15, 10:23 a.m.)

    9. Approve Licensure Application - Lesley Fairley (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 10/29/15, 2:42 p.m.)

G. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Machado Patano

      A. f.y.i. Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for Vancleave Lagoon Closure (entered 10/21/15, 9:08 a.m.)

    2. f.y.i. Update on East Central Middle School Demolition (click to view) (entered 11/13/15, 2:28 p.m.)

    3. Approve Memorandum of Agreement Between the Jackson County Board of Supervisors and the Jackson County Board of Education (entered 11/18/15, 8:27 a.m.)

    4. f.y.i. Update on East Central High School, St. Martin Middle School, Vancleave High School Gym Bleachers (Strategic Plan Indicator 3.4)

    5. Discuss St. Martin Middle School Classroom Needs (Strategic Plan Indicator 3.2) (entered 11/12/15, 10:00 a.m.) (updated 11/16/15, 10:46 a.m.)


    6. Approve St. Martin East Elementary School Book Fair (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 10/20/15, 1:37 p.m.)

    7. Approve 2016 Board Calendar (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 10/20/15, 1:37 p.m.) (updated 11/11/15, 8:53 a.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 1:25 p.m.)

    8. Approve Resolution - Johnson (entered 11/13/15, 8:26 a.m.)

    9. f.y.i. Jackson County Planning Commission Agenda (Talla Pointe Phase I) (entered 11/13/15, 8:24 a.m.)

    10. 16th Section Leases (click to view) (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.0) (entered 11/13/15, 12:36 p.m.)

      A. Mississippi Forestry Commission Authorization for Service

      B. Lease Application - Basque

      C. Past Due Rent


    11. Approve Change Order # 3 - Vancleave High School Lift Station (entered 11/18/15, 8:30 a.m.)

H. Trips (click to view) (Strategic Plan Indicator 5.4) (entered 10/27/15, 8:57 a.m.) (updated 10/28/15, 9:28 a.m.) (updated 10/30/15, 3:57 p.m.) (updated 11/3/15, 8:29 a.m.) (updated 11/5/15, 8:40 a.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 12:48 p.m.) (updated 11/13/15, 1:01 p.m.)

I. Legal Student Transfers (click to view) (entered 11/12/15, 10:42 a.m.)

J. Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016 (entered 11/4/15, 9:01 a.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 9:03 a.m.)

Abbenante, Lorrie LSC Chairperson - SM Upper St. Martin
Campbell, Stephanie Teacher - EC High East Central
Dunipace, Susanne Teacher - VC High Vancleave
Sawyer, Kate Choir Director - SM Middle St. Martin
Williams, Tiffanie LCS Chairperson - SM Upper St. Martin

K. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015 - 2016 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (Strategic Plan Indicator 1.0 - 1.13) (entered 10/30/15, 3:48 p.m.) (updated 11/2/15, 2:42 p.m.) (updated 11/4/15, 8:58 a.m.) (updated 11/6/15, 1:05 p.m.) (updated 11/9/15, 1:03 p.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 9:56 a.m.)

Battaya, LaCosta Teacher - SM Middle
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
St. Martin
Bedwell, William Teacher - VC High
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Two years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
Vancleave
Bossarge, Vickie Teacher - EC High
(Recommended with 24 years experience. Twenty five years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
Cassell, Elliot Teacher - SM High
(11/2/15, A-0, rep. S. Haynes)
St. Martin
Ederer, Helene Long Term Sub - SM High
(11/2/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep .J. McComas)
St. Martin
Fosnacht, Richard Head Tennis Coach - SM High
(8/1/15, $2,000.00 per yr., vacant)
St. Martin
Hiers, Karen LSC Chairperson - SM Upper
(10/5/15, $759.00, rep. T. Williams)
St. Martin
Jenne, Mari Long Term Sub - EC Lower
(10/28/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. D. Lee)
East Central
Jordan, Tim Asst Boys Soccer Coach - VC High
(10/19/15, $2,000.00 per yr., rep. M. Fields)
Vancleave
McDonald, Charlene SPED Inclusion - SM High
(11/2/15, AA-25, rep. D. Pavlus - transfer in district)
St. Martin
McMinn, Janice Counselor - VC Lower
(11/2/15, AAA-30. rep. R. Hitt)
Vancelave
Nygaard, Amy Long Term Sub - EC Middle
(10/5/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. L. Terry)
East Central
Powell, Diane Long Term Sub - SM Upper
(11/4/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 months, new vacancy)
St. Martin
Smith, Jonathan Teacher - EC High
(Received upgrade in license from A to AA. Adjust salary accordingly effective 10/26/15.)
East Central
Sturgill, Kimberly Teacher - SM Middle
(Recommended with 22 years experience. Twenty three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
St. Martin
Wilkins, Michelle Teacher - EC High
(Recommended with 25 years experience. Twenty six years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
Williams, Tiffanie LSC Chairperson - SM Upper
(8/3/15, $241.00., rep. L. Abbenante)
St. Martin
Vernon, Debra Choir Director - SM Middle
(10/1/15, $2,000.00 per. yr., rep. K. Sawyer)
St. Martin
Young, Susan Long Term Sub - VC Upper
(10/28/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. T. Poole)
Vancleave

L. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (entered 11/12/15, 9:30 a.m.)

Ramsay, Susan Bookkeeper - SM (Retirement) St. Martin

M. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016 (entered 11/4/15, 9:10 a.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 9:54 a.m.)

Allen, Melissa K Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Breland, George Bus Driver - EC East Central
Fields, Mark Asst Boys Soccer Coach - VC High Vancleave
Mabry, Amy SPED Teacher Asst - District Office District
Mizelle, Christina K Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Murphy, Ernestine Custodian - VC Lower Vancleave
Thomason, Candy SPED Asst - SM High St. Martin
Vaughn, Paula Office Clerk - VC Upper Vancleave
Wood, Craig Maintenance II - EC
(resigning to accept Mechanic I - EC)
East Central
Worsham, Vanesia Office Clerk - VC Lower
(resigning to accept K Teacher Asst - VC Lower)
Vancleave

N. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015 - 2016 (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (entered 10/30/15, 3:51 p.m.) (updated 11/4/15, 9:06 a.m.) (updated 11/6/15, 1:06 p.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 9:17 a.m.) (updated 11/12/15, 9:43 a.m.)

Broadus, Jennifer Clerical - EC
(Recommended with 3 years experience. Two years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 10/13/15.)
East Central
Cox, Jennifer Bus Driver - VC
(10/26/15, rep. G. Mitchell)
Vancleave
Ellerson, Kimberly District Tutor - SM East
(11/10/15, $10.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Ellerson, Kimberly Title I Tutor - SM East
(2/2/15, $10.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Hudson, Christina Bus Driver - EC
(10/15/15, vacancy)
East Central
Johnston, Amy Bus Driver - SM
(Recommended with -0- years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 9/17/15.)
St. Martin
Landry, Olivia Teacher Asst - SM Upper
(Recommended with 2 years experience. -0- years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/6/15.)
St. Martin
McBayer, Cecilia Custodian - EC Middle
(Recommended with -0- years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
McCreary, Bridgett Teacher Asst - SM North
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/6/15.)
St. Martin
Trepkowski, Lisa Bus Driver - VC
(10/21/15, rep. G. Mitchell)
Vancleave
Walding, Ira Bus Driver - EC
(10/15/15, rep. T. Breland)
East Central
Wallace, Cassandra SPED Teacher Asst - SM High
(11/2/15, rep. C. Thomason)
St. Martin
Warren, Stephanie Part Time Food Service Worker - SM High
(11/10/15, vacant position)
St. Martin
Williams, Tracey Full Time Food Service Worker - SM High
(11/10/15, rep. K. Smith)
St. Martin
Wood, Craig Mechanic I - EC
(10/19/15, resigned Maintenance II position - EC, rep. S. Fairley)
East Central
Worsham, Vanesia K Teacher Asst - VC Lower
(1/5/16, resigning from Office Clerk - VC Lower, rep. M. Allen)
Vancleave

O. Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (entered 11/9/15, 10:48 a.m.)

Substitutes (click to view) District

P. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015 - 2016- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (entered 10/20/15, 1:45 p.m.)

Pavlus, Rita To: English Teacher - SMHS
From: SPED - SMHS
St. Martin

Q. Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015 - 2016 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (entered 11/4/15, 9:14 a.m.)

Alexander, Amy To: Distance Learning Facilitator - VC High
From: Alternative School Teacher Asst - VC High
Vancleave
Pickens, Anna To: Alternative School Teacher Asst - VC High
From: Distance Learning Facilitator - VC High
Vancleave

R. Executive Session

Next Meeting
Regular Meeting - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, December 14, 2015
District Office


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