Jackson County School District

BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

September 11, 2017
Regular Session
District Office
5:00 p.m.


Strategic Plan Goals:

1. Increased Student Achievement 2. Sound Financial Management 3. Improved Facilities and Infrastructure 4. Positive Educational Experience 5. Effective Leadership

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Consent Agenda Items

5. Approve Agenda

6. Approve Minutes: August 9, 2014, August 14, 2017

7. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

A. Acknowledgements and Announcements (4.0)  

B. Stuart White - Business Manager (2.0)

    1. Open and Award Hunting & Fishing Bid - 16-6-5

    2. Approve to Amend FY 17 Budget to Actual - Amended Budget/Exhibit B

    3. Approve Checks to be Written Off (entered 09/8/17, 12:14 p.m.)

    4. Approve Claim Docket (entered 09/6/17, 12:08 p.m.)

    5. Approve Student Activity Claim Docket (entered 09/6/17, 10:24 a.m.)

    6. Approve Paid Student Activity Accounts (entered 09/6/17, 10:24 a.m.)

    7. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts (entered 09/6/17, 12:38 p.m.)

    8. Approve Surplus Property (entered 08/15/17, 1:32 p.m.)

    9. Approve Library Discards - ECMS (entered 09/6/17, 1:19 p.m.)

    10. Approve Receipts and Disbursements (entered 08/31/17, 10:42 a.m.)

    11. Approve Sole Source Items (entered 08/15/17, 1:32 p.m.)

    12. Approve Donations VUE (entered 08/25/17, 12:17 p.m.)

    13. Approve Donations ECHS (entered 08/25/17, 12:17 p.m.)

    14. f.y.i. Not in Budget Items (entered 09/6/17, 10:40 a.m.)

    15. f.y.i. Monthly Financial Report (entered 08/31/17, 10:42 a.m.)

C. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director (4.0)
    1. f.y.i. Workers Comp Update (entered 09/08/17, 10:48 a.m.)

    2. Approve the Proposal from Drug Free Schools to perform on-site student testing (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    3. Approve Renewal of General Liability, Auto, Equipment, and Workers Compensation Insurance (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    4. Approve the Voluntary Benefits Products as recommended by our broker, Taylor & Sons (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    5. Approve Bus-Turn-Around Master List (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    6. f.y.i.SI 2017 28 08 24 2017 (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    7. f.y.i. SI 2017 27 08 28 2017 (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    8. f.y.i. SI 2017 26 08 28 2017 (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

    9. f.y.i. SI 2017 25 08 02 2017 (entered 09/08/17, 6:49 a.m.)

D. David Besancon - Technology Director (3.0, 1.0)

    1. f.y.i. Video System Update (entered 09/07/17, 9:42 a.m.)

E. Lark Christian - Food Service Director (4.0)

    1. f.y.i. Food Service Update (entered 09/1/17, 12:05 p.m.)

F. Stewart Hurley - Special Education Director (1.0)

    1. Approve Service Contract - Milton Psychological Services, LLC (entered 08/15/17, 2:19 p.m.)

G. Penny Westfaul - Curriculum Director (1.0)

    1. Approve Dropout Prevention Plan (entered 08/31/17, 2:18 p.m.)

    2. f.y.i. Present Student Achievement Update (entered 09/07/17, 9:48 a.m.)

    3. Approve Proposal of Bailey Education Group, LLC (Already in 17-18 Instructional Budget)(entered 09/06/17, 8:18 a.m.)

H. Dr. J. J. Morgan - Career and Technology Director (1.0) None.

I. Kimberly Williams - Test/MSIS Coordinator/Counselor (1.0, 5.0)

    1. Approve National Board Recommendation Addendums (entered 09/06/17, 1:05 p.m.)

J. Dr. Susan Benson - Assistant Superintendent (5.0)

    1. Approve New Policy - Restraint and Seclusion (entered 08/28/17, 8:24 a.m.)

    2. Approve Application for 1-year License - Diana Cone (entered 08/15/17, 2:19 p.m.)

    3. Approve Application for 1-year License - Deanna Collins (entered 08/30/17, 3:22 p.m.)

K. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Approve Fundraising Application - SMU (entered 08/16/17, 2:59 p.m.)

    2. Approve Fundraising Application - ECU (entered 08/24/17, 12:24 p.m.)

    3. Approve Fundraising Application - VUE (entered 09/6/17, 9:35 a.m.)

    4. Approve Fundraising Application - ECH (entered 09/6/17, 1:15 p.m.)

    5. Approve Fundraising Application - SMH (entered 09/8/17, 12:55 p.m.)

    6. Approve Request of ECAC to Contact Board of Supervisors (entered 08/24/17, 7:45 a.m.)

    7. Approve Request of SMAC to Contact Board of Supervisors (entered 08/29/17, 3:17 p.m.)

    8. Approve Request of VAC to Contact Board of Supervisors (entered 09/05/17, 10:15 a.m.)

    9. Approve Contract Renewal with Swetman Security Service (entered 08/29/17, 3:17 p.m.)

    10. Approve Request of West Jackson County Utility District to Place Well on SMNE Campus (entered 09/08/17, 7:10 a.m.)

    11. East Central Attendance Center Teacher Concerns (entered 09/07/17, 9:42 a.m.)

    12. 16th Section Leases (3.0 5.0)

      1. f.y.i. Past Due Rent (entered 09/06/17, 10:13 a.m.)

L. Trips (click to view) (1.0, 5.0) (updated 09/7/17, 9:57 a.m.)

M. Legal Student In District Transfers/Out of District Transfers/Releases/ (5.0)

N. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

None    
O. Licensed Administrator Resignation 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
None    

P. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Baronich, Nicole Guidance Counselor - SMH
(08/09/17, change due to earning higher degree)
St. Martin
Bawcum, Robert STEM/Extra Curricula Coach - VHS
(08/03/17 )
Vancleave
Brenier, Melanie Yearbook Sponsor - ECU
(08/21/17, A-5, rep. T. Noble)
East Central
Brister, Robert L. Teacher - SMM
(08/14/17, change due to earning higher degree)
St. Martin
Brown, Jessica Parker Teacher - VHS
(08/1/17, change due to earning higher degree)
Vancleave
Christian, Laney SPED Inclusion Teacher - SMU
(08/08/17, A-5, rep. A. Poelma)
St. Martin
Dunton, Kerri Teacher - VMS
(08/15/17, change due to earning higher degree)
Vancleave
Edmonson, Thomas Gerald HS Girls Golf Coach - VHS
(08/22/17, rep. vacancy)
Vancleave
Long, Steven Teacher - ECH
(07/11/17, change due to earning higher degree)
East Central
Lucas, Rebecca In School Title I Tutor - SMN
(09/12/17, AA-29, new position)
St. Martin
Lucas, Rebecca In School District Tutor - SMN
(09/12/17, AA-29, new position)
St. Martin
Meehan, Mary Ann PT SPED Speech & Language Pathologist - District
(08/21/17, converted TU from Beh. Mod to SLP)
District
McMillan, Oreta STEM/Extra Curricula. Coach - VUE
(08/03/17)
Vancleave
Seymour, Beth STEM/Extra Curricula. Coach - VUE
(08/03/17)
Vancleave
SATP Tutors
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08/03/17
East Central
After School Tutors
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09/18/17
East Central
SATP Tutors
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08/07/17
Vancleave
Treigle, Leslie Long Term Sub - SMU
(08/17/17, A-0, rep. J. Seymour)
St. Martin
School Recognition East Central, St. Martin, Vancleave  
Q. Licensed Educator Resignations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
McClellan, Bryan Teacher - SMM
07/31/17 last day employed)
St. Martin
Noble, Terri Yearbook Sponsor - ECU
(No amount earned)
East Central
Tapper, Susan Food Service Mgr. - SMM
(09/01/17 last day employed) Retirement
St. Martin

R. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Bloomfield, Hunter Elementary ISI Monitor - VUE
(08/16/17, new position)
Vancleave
Brewer, Randa SPED Assistant - ECM
(09/01/17, 100% IDEA)
East Central
Campbell, Barbara Title I Tutor - SMN
(08/15/17, new position pd., Title I funds, 1/2 SMN, 1/2 SME)
St. Martin
Dunnam, Jennifer PT Food Service - VMS
(09/06/17, rep. L. Rodriguez)
Vancleave
Holder, Lisa ISI Monitor - SME
(08/28/17, A-10, new position in budget)
St. Martin
McMillan, Timothy Bus Driver - VAC
(08/07/17 increase in hours 3.25 to 5.15)
Vancleave
Miller, Lasha Bus Driver - SMAC
(09/01/17, rep. D. Rodgers)
St. Martin
Murphy, Nicole Bus Driver - SMAC
(09/01/17, rep. F. Mitzel)
St. Martin
Pipkin, Anna PT Food Service - VHS
(08/28/17, rep. M. Lindstrom)
Vancleave
Ryan, Tabatha Custodian - ECM
(09/01/17, rep. T. Coke)
East Central
Wheatley, Miriam Bus Driver - VAC
(08/07/17, decrease in hours to 3.50)
Vancleave
S. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Broadus, Jennifer PT Office Assistant - ECAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
East Central
Broadus, Jennifer Transportation Office Assistant - ECAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
East Central
Cartwright, James Bus Driver - SMAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
St. Martin
T. Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Substitutes District
U. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Bolin, Ashley From: SPED Teacher - SMH
To: SPED Teacher - VHS
Vancleave
Collins, Deanna From: Sped TA - ECL
To: SPED Teacher - ECL
East Central
Collins, Jamie From: Teacher - SMH
To: Teacher - VMS (due to enrollment numbers)
Vancleave
Elmore, Jennifer From: 1st/Teacher - SMN
To: 2nd/Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
Fountain, Kara From: Kindergarten Teacher - SMN
To: 1st Grade Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
Labat, Rymsky From: SPED Teacher - VHS
To: Psychometrist SPED - District
District
Oatis, Erica From: K/Teacher - SMN
To: 1st/Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
V. Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Houze, Sylvia From: Kindergarten - SMN
To: 1st. Grade TA - SMN
St. Martin
W. Executive Session (1.0, 4.0, 5.0)

Next Meeting
Regular Meeting - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 16, 2017

District Office, Vancleave, MS


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