BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

June 15, 2009
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 (none)

Dr. Barry Amacker, Superintendent

  1. f.y.i Letter of Commendation to East Central High School from MHSAA

B. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Claim Docket
    2. Approve Student Activity / Claim Docket
    3. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts - April 2009
    4. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts - May 2009
    5. Present Student Activity / Club Accounts
    6. Approve Surplus Property
    7. Approve Not in Budget Items
    8. Approve Construction in Progress
    9. Approve Receipts and Disbursements
    10. Approve One Source Items
    11. Bid on Depositories
    12. 16th Section Distributions

C. Dr. Lisa McCartney, Curriculum Director

    1. Approve to Rescind Stipend for Anastasia Harris
    2. Grade Distribution Presentation

D. Lark Christian - Food Service Director

    1. Approve Award of Small Equipment Bid

E. Tonya Green - Special Education Director

    1. Approve Private Contract with Hall
    2. Approve Projected Teacher Units for Gifted Program
    3. Approve SPED Stimulus Funds Budget
    4. Approve SPED Project Application IDEA, Part B

F. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

    1. SI 2009-23 TC 05 04 2009
    2. SI 2009-24 JR 05 01 2009
    3. SI 2009-25 KB 05 04 2009
    4. SI 2009-26 BT 05 06 2009
    5. SI 2009-27 AS 05 12 2009
    6. SI 2009-28 CT 05 18 2009
    7. SI 2009-29 CB 05 20 2009
    8. WC Update

G. Carol Rudolph - Technology Director

H. Margaret Bush - Assistant Superintendent

    1. Approve Licensure Application for April Smith
    2. Approve Compensation for Professional Development Coordinators
    3. Approve District Wide Staff Development - Thinking Maps Training
    4. Approve to Rescind Policy ID - Curriculum Design Basic Program
    5. Approve to Rescind Policy GCRHB - Summer Hours
    6. Approve Revised Computer / Internet / Network Appropriate Use Policy
    7. Approve Revised Policy CGPGB - Leave and Absences - Administrators
    8. Approve Revised Policy GDRH - Leaves and Absences - Certified Employees
    9. Approve Revised Policy GDRHB - Leaves and Absences - Non - Certified Employees
    10. Approve Revised Policy GGBG Bus Driver Salary Scale
    11. Approve Revised Policy GGBGA School Bus Aide Salary Scale
    12. Approve Revised Policy GGBI Maintenance - Mechanic Salary Scale
    13. Approve Revised Policy GGBK Office Machine Technician / Food Service Coordinator
    14. Approve Revised Policy GGBM Career Center Technician
    15. Approve Revised Policy GGBH Secretarial / Bookkeeper Salary Scale
    16. Approve Revised Incentive Requirements Policy GGB - Computer Technician
    17. Approve Revised Incentive Requirements Policy GGBAA - Computer Technician II
    18. Approve Anti-Hazing Policy (presented 4/16/09)
    19. Approve Pandemic Policy (presented 5/11/09)
    20. Present New Policy - Job Coach

I. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Eley Guild Hardy Architects
    2. Approve Eley Guild Hardy to Proceed with Advertisement to Re-roof VoTech
    3. f.y.i. Recommendation from Aaron Masters to Evaluate Wastewater Systems
    4. Present Resolution from Jackson County Utility Authority
    5. Citizens Request to Deny JCUA's Request - Gary Bell, Mike Byrd, Tim Anderson, David Lancaster, Carla Castorina
    6. Approve 16th Section Easement Requests from Jackson County Utility Authority
      a. Section 16-Township 5 S-Range 5W - East Central
      b. Section 16-Township 6 S-Range 7W - Vancleave

    7. Approve Singing River Electric Power Association Request for Easement for Bus and Maintenance Facility
    8. Derek Abraham - ESP Presentation
    9. f.y.i. American Recovery and Reinvestment Certification
    10. Approve Summer Hours for 2009
    11. Approve 2009 - 2010 Non-Certified Recommendation Revision
    12. Approve Blackboard ConnectEd One Year Agreement
    13. Approve St. Martin Request to Contact Jackson County Board of Supervisors (2 items)
    14. Approve Request for Right of Entry
    15. Approve Resolution for Liz Madden
    16. Approve Resolution for Thomas Carroll
    17. Present St. Martin Baseball Field House / Indoor Batting Facility
    18. Present Athletic Performance Form - East Central, St. Martin , Vancleave
    19. Approve 16th Section Leases (click to view)
      A. Cancellation of Lease - Lloyd and Maureen Tootle
      B. Cancellation of Lease - Ivan and Linda Ellis - Parcel #1
      C. Cancellation of Lease - Ivan and Linda Ellis - Parcel #2
      D. Residential Lease - Cheryl Kittner and Stephanie Mosley
      E. Commercial Lease - Diedre Blair
    20. f.y.i. Non Payment of 16th Section Rent (click to view)

J. Trips (click to view list)

K. Legal Student Transfers (click to view list)

L. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2009-2010

Keaney, Patricia Asst. Principal - SM Middle
(shifting one asst. principal from HS to MS, 7/1/09, E-23, rep. D. Holland)
St. Martin
Van Winkle, Michael Upgrade in License to B-12 AAAA - St. Martin
(adjust salary accordingly effective 7/1/09)
St. Martin
Vecchio, Dino Correct recommendation from B-13 to B-12 - East Central
(adjust salary accordingly, effective 7/1/09)
East Central

M. Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010

Akins, Tony Teacher - EC High East Central
Balcer, Karen HS Cheerleader Coach -9th Grade - EC East Central
Dudeck, Jonathan Teacher - EC Upper East Central
Fairley, Lesley Teacher - VC Upper Vancleave
Keaney, Patricia SPED Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin
Lippe, Catherine Community Based Teacher - SPED MGCCC LINCS District Wide
Millard, Leslie SPED Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Nicholson, Katie Teacher - VC Upper Vancleave
White, Penny Teacher - EC Lower East Central

N. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010

Becnel, Rebecca Teacher - SM North
(8/3/09, A-0, from teacher asst to teacher)
St. Martin
Bennett, Ava Teacher - VC Upper
(8/3/09, A-21, rep. V. Brown)
Vancleave
Bishop, Miranda Upgrade in License - EC High
(adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/09)
East Central
Carroll, Jenna Teacher - SM Middle
(1/20/09, A-0, rep. T. Dale)
St. Martin
Crain, Jeremy Teacher/Head Boys Basketball Coach/9th Grade Basketball Coach - VC High
(8/3/09, A-7, $6000.00, $3000.00, rep. R. Bowen)
Vancleave
Fairley, Lesley Teacher - VC Middle
(8/3/09, rep. D. Fortenberry)
Vancleave
Glass, Brannan SPED Community Based Classroom Teacher - District Wide
(8/3/09, A-1, rep. C. Lippe)
District Wide
Gray, Rachel Teacher - EC Lower
(8/3/09, A-0, rep. K. Higginbotham)
East Central
Holmes, Raina 9th Grade Cheerleader Sponsor - VC High
($1500.00 per yr)
Vancleave
Johnson, Connie SPED - VC High
(8/3/09, AA-34, rep. M. Everett)
Vancleave
Jones, Elizabeth Teacher - VC Upper
(8/3/09, AA-25, rep. L. Fairley)
Vancleave
Lippe, Catherine SPED Teacher - EC High
(8/3/09, transfer from Community Based teacher to classroom teacher)
East Central
Law, Jason Teacher - EC Middle
(8/3/09, A-0, rep. D. Denmark)
East Central
Mansfield, Tara Yearbook Sponsor - SM Upper
($1000.00 per yr)
St. Martin
McClellan, Mary Psychometrist - District Wide
(increasing number of days to 197)
District Wide
Nicholson, Katherine Teacher - VC Middle
(8/3/09, transfer from VC Upper)
Vancleave
Norvell, Ingrid Teacher - SM Middle
(3/1/09, A-0, rep. R. Rushing)
St. Martin
Rentrop, Jenna Teacher - EC Middle
(8/3/09, A-0, rep. W. May)
East Central
Robinson, Jayme Occupational Therapist - District Wide
(8/3/09, A-6, new position replacing to contractual positions)
District Wide
Stanhope, Karen Teacher - VC High
(8/3/09, A-2, rep. L. Madden)
Vancleave
Wainwright, Donna Teacher - EC Lower
(rescind resignation on 5/11/ 09 agenda)
East Central
Weaver, Amanda Teacher - VC Upper
(8/3/09, A-2, rep. A. Smith)
Vancleave
White, Penny Teacher - EC Middle
(8/3/09, transfer from EC Lower, rep. B. Grierson)
East Central

O. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010

Adams, Alexandra Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Adkins, Carol Nurse Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Becnel, Rebecca Asst - SM North St. Martin
Fairley, Sam After School Worker - EC
East Central
Fredric, Andrew After School Worker - EC
East Central
Patt, Mikiko Teacher Asst. - SM North St. Martin
Stringer, James Mechanic II - SM
St. Martin
White, Rhonda Library Asst. - VC Lower Vancleave

P. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010

Adkins, Carol Library Asst - VC Lower
(8/3/09, rep. R. White)
Vancleave
Arender, Kellie Teacher Asst - VC Lower
(8/5/09, rep. A. Adams)
Vancleave
Bradley, Kasey Student Worker, Media Center - EC High
(8/3/09, $7.25 per hr, rep. J. Whitley)
East Central
Collier, Jennifer Custodian - VC Upper
(8/3/09, rep. M. Sumrall)
Vancleave
Darst, Stephanie Teacher Asst - EC Lower
(8/5/09, rep. T. McElroy)
East Central
Dykes, Brittany Teacher Asst - EC Lower
(8/5/09, rep. B. Judge)
East Central
Kennedy, Amelia Co-op Student/Office Aide - EC Middle
(8/3/09, $7.25 per hr)
East Central
Little, Tara Teacher Asst - EC Lower
(8/5/09, rep. A. Padgett)
East Central
Patt, Mikiko Preschool Teacher Asst - SM East
(8/5/09, rep. L. Callegaria)
St. Martin
Stringer, James Mechanic I - SM
(7/1/09, rep. T. Breedlove)
St. Martin
Weaver, Hillary Student Worker - Asst. Principal Office - EC High
(8/3/09, $7.25 per hr, held same position last yr)
East Central
Wellman, Susan SPED ESY Bus Driver - SPED ESY
(6/1/09)
SPED ESY
White, Rhonda Office Asst. - VC Lower
(8/3/09, decrease in pay from Library Asst.)
Vancleave
Vice, Ainsley Teacher Asst - EC Lower
(8/5/09, rep. D. Johnson)
East Central
Young, Joan SPED ESY Bus Driver - SPED ESY
(6/1/09)
SPED ESY

Q. Licensed Transfers within District 2009-2010

Branan, Jenny From: Computer Discovery - SM High
To: Tech Discovery - SM High
 St. Martin
Browning, Julia From: 3th Grade Teacher - VC Upper
To: 5th Grade Teacher - VC Upper
Vancleave
Denmark, Dennis From: PE / Health - EC Middle
To: Career Discovery -7th grade - EC Middle
East Central
Fortenberry, Debbie From: English Teacher - VC Middle
To: 7th Grade Career Discovery - VC Middle
Vancleave
Grierson, Beth From: 6th Grade Math - EC Middle
To: Career Discovery - 7th grade - EC Middle
East Central
Hase, Lamenda From: Teacher - US History - SM High
To: Geography - SM High
St. Martin
Landstreet, LaGina From: Fast ForWord Instructor - VC Lower
To: 2nd Grade Teacher - VC Lower
Vancleave
Layton, Carolyn From: 8thGrade Computer Teacher - VC Middle
To: 7th Grade Career Discovery - VC Middle
Vancleave
Ross, David From: Geography - SM High
To: SPED Industrial Arts - SM High
St. Martin
Vice, Selena From: 2nd Grade Teacher - VC Lower
To: Fast ForWord Instructor - VC Lower
Vancleave
Walker, Patrick From: Tech Discovery - SM High
To: Business Education - SM High
St. Martin

R. Non - Licensed Non - Renewal 2009-2010

Carpenter, Donna SPED Asst - East Central
(amendment from May 11, 2009 agenda)
East Central

S. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009

Barnes, Kenitra Prof. Dev. Coor. - VC Upper
(8/1/08, $500.00 per yr, rep. L. Price)
Vancleave
Farrington, Monique Speech Coach - SM High
(8/08, $500.00 per yr, new position)
St. Martin
Farrington, Monique Mock Trial Coach - SM High
(8/08, $500.00 per yr, new position)
St. Martin
Henderson, Judy

Teacher - VC High
(Recommended w/18 yrs experience, 19 have been verified
)

Vancleave
LuQuire, Ellenbeth Extended Year Homebound Teacher - District Wide
(2 students, $29.19 per hr)
District Wide
McClellan, Mary Psychometrist - District Wide
(increase number of contract days to 197)
District Wide
Salley, Linda After School Tutor - SM High
(4/1/09, $22.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Summer School Teachers - SM High R. Harvey - Social Studies
R. Bell - Math
C. Shields - English
C. Matthews
(6/1/09, $125.00 per student)
St. Martin
Summer School Teachers - SM Middle A. Remillard
D. Williams
(6/1/09, $125.00 per student)
St. Martin
T. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009
Anderson, Ynette Adult Summer Worker - SM
(6/1/09, $10.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Holmes, Cindy Previous Teacher Asst has been verified - VC Lower
(adjust pay accordingly, effective 8/6/08)
Vancleave
Mitchell, Tammy Summer Camp Bus Driver - SM East
(8/8/09, $11.69 per hr)
St. Martin
Perkins, Monica ESY Bus Driver - Gulf Oaks/Millcreek - District Wide
(5/26/09, $14.86 per hr to be paid from 2090 funds)
District Wide
Redmond, Cynthia After School Care - SM Upper
(3/10/09, 3.5 hr per week)
St. Martin
Waits, Danelle Adult Summer Worker - JCTC
(6/22/09 - 6/26/09, $10.00 per hr)
JCTC
Wellman, Susan SPED ESY Bus Driver - SPED ESY
SPED ESY
Young, Joan SPED Bus Driver - SPED ESY SPED ESY

U. Hearing

V. Executive Session

  1. Student Cases (click to view list)
      • 012:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Expulsion (click to view)
      • 054:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Expulsion
      • 114:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
      • 115:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
      • 116:08-09 - East Central High School - Direct Placement
      • 117:08-09 - East Central High School - Direct Placement
      • 118:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
      • 119:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
  2. Personnel Matters
  3. f.y.i. Licensed Educator Termination (click to view)

 

 

Next Meeting - Monday, July 13, 2009
Jackson County District Office


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