BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

May 11, 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 (click to view)

Dr. Barry Amacker, Superintendent

B. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

  1. Approve Claim Docket
  2. Approve Student Activity / Claim Docket
  3. Approve Student Activity / Club Accounts
  4. Present Student Activity / Club Accounts
  5. Approve Surplus Property
  6. Approve Library Book Discard - Vancleave Upper Elementary
  7. Approve Not in Budget Items
  8. Approve Construction in Progress
  9. Approve Katrina Income
  10. Approve Receipts and Disbursements
  11. Approve One Source Items
  12. f.y.i. Minimum Wage Increase

C. Dr. Lisa McCartney, Curriculum Director

  1. Lynda Van Winkle, Psychometrist and JCSD Gifted Facilitator
      • Annual Gifted Presentation
  2. Approve Stipend for JCSD Curriculum Committee

D. Lark Christian - Food Service Director

E. Tonya Green - Special Education Director

  1. Approve to Pay Contractual Service for ESY 2009
  2. Approve Increase in Days for Mary McClellan

F. Laura McCool - Human Resources and Risk Management Director

  1. SI 2009-21 MV 04 22 09
  2. SI 2009-22 MD 04 27 09
  3. Workers Comp Update

G. Carol Rudolph - Technology Director

H. Margaret Bush - Assistant Superintendent

  1. Approve Revised Policy GGBJA - Nurse Salary Scale
  2. Approve Revised Policy GGBJB - Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist Salary Scale
  3. Approve Revised Policy GBRJ - Substitute Teacher / Administrator Pay
  4. Approve Revised Policy GBDB - District Wide Salary Schedule
  5. Approve Revised Policy GCRHA - Vacation Policy
  6. Approve Revised Policy IHF - Requirements for Graduation
  7. Approve Revised Policy JRAC - Data Collection Policy
  8. Approve Revised Policy IHA - Student Promotion and Retention, Grading and Reporting
  9. Approve Revised Policy FGCC -Bid Opening
  10. Present Pandemic Policy
  11. Approve Compensation for Professional Development Coordinators
  12. Approve GED Application
  13. GED Update
  14. Approve Consolidated Federal Programs Application
  15. Approve Consolidated Federal Programs Budget
  16. Approve 2009-2010 Elementary School Handbook
  17. Approve 2009-2010 Middle School Handbook
  18. Approve 2009-2010 Secondary Handbook

I. Dr. Barry Amacker - Superintendent

    1. Eley Guild Hardy Architects
    2. Approve Change Orders (click to view)
    3. Approve Proposal to Develop Initial Plan and Cost Estimates of 5 Year Plan
    4. Approve Architects Agreement to Re-roof VoTech Building
    5. Approve Architects Agreement for Renovations to St. Martin Blue and Gold Building
    6. Approve Aaron Masters Proposal for Consulting
    7. Approve Resolutions
    8. Approve Change to Custodian Days to 187
    9. Approve Hourly Rate Increase for Summer Workers
      • $8.00 - Student
      • $10.00 - Adult
    10. Approve Jim Owen Studio for St. Martin Attendance Center 2009 - 2010
    11. Approve Sunset Photography for Seniors - St. Martin Attendance Center 2009 - 2010
    12. Approve J&L Janitorial for Vancleave Attendance Center 2009 - 2010
    13. Approve J&L Janitorial for St. Martin Attendance Center 2009 - 2010
    14. Approve K&T Floors & More for East Central
    15. Approve Absolute Best Carpet Cleaning for East Central
    16. Approve Request from Vancleave Schools to Jackson County Board of Supervisors
    17. Approve Extended School Year at Vancleave Middle School
    18. Approve Summer School at St. Martin High School
    19. Approve Reinstating 6 Career Discovery Units for Middle Schools
    20. Approve TST for St. Martin
    21. Approve Special Projects Allocation of $60,000.00 to Each Attendance Center from Not in Budget (click to view)
    22. Approve Purchase of 2000 Silverado Pick Up Truck by St. Martin Attendance Center (paid from St. Martin Maintenance Funds)
    23. f.y.i. Changes in Statute
    24. f.y.i. Letter from Hattiesburg Public School District
    25. f.y.i. St. Martin Batting Facility Proposal
    26. f.y.i. Grade Configuration Middle School and High School 2009 - 2010
    27. 16th Section Leases (click to view)
      A. Approve and Award Bid for Hunting and Fishing Lease - Jack Hamilton
      B. Daniel Werner (click to view)
    28. 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 Resignations 2009-2010

none    

M. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2009-2010

none    

N. Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010

Alderman, Christopher Head Fast Pitch Coach - SM St. Martin
Alderman, Christopher Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Alderman, Whitney Teacher - VC Upper Vancleave
Barnes, Kenitra Professional Development Coordinator - VC Vancleave
Bowen, Ronnie Teacher / Basketball Coach - VC High Vancleave
Craft, Tracie SPED Teacher - VC Upper Vancleave
Davis, Brian 8th Grade Asst Football Coach - VC Vancleave
Erwin, J. Quinn Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Fletcher, Sandra Cheer Coach - VC High Vancleave
Funk, Stephen Head 8th Grade Football Coach - VC Vancleave
Horne, Thomas Inclusion Teacher, 7th Grade Head Football Coach, 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach - EC Middle East Central
Lizana, Cassandra Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Lomax, Clarence Asst 7th Grade Football Coach - VC Vancleave
Long, Helen Librarian - EC Lower (Retirement) East Central
May, William Teacher - EC Middle East Central
Porter, Michael 7th Grade Head Football Coach - VC Vancleave
Puhr, Sarah Teacher - EC High East Central
Quave, Elizabeth Teacher - VC High Vancleave
Seymour, Beth Teacher - VC Upper Vancleave
Shoemaker, Tina Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Thompson, Rhonda Life Skills Teacher - EC Middle East Central
Thornton, Kimberly Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Wainwright, Donna Teacher - EC Lower (Retirement) East Central

O. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010

Akins, Tony Teacher - EC High
Adjust days for 2009 - 2010 from 240 to 200 (click to view)
East Central
Bruffey, Ann Teacher - SM North
(8/3/09, A-11, rep. A. Moran)
St. Martin
Carlin, Lisa Teacher - VC Upper
(8/3/09, AA-10, rep. W. Alderman)
Vancleave
Craft, Tracie SPED Inclusion Teacher - VC Middle
(8/3/09, rep. D. Brady)
Vancleave
Henderson, Judith Recommended as full time teacher w/18 yrs experience. Only 17 have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/5/09 Vancleave
Kennedy, Susanne Teacher - EC Middle
(8/3/09, A-0, rep. T. Fletcher)
East Central
Lance, Danita Teacher - SM North
(8/3/09, A-0, rep. J. Johnson)
St. Martin
Lizana, Cassandra Teacher - SM Upper
(Transfer of current position within district, new position to SM Upper)
St. Martin
Morgan, Jeremy Band Director - VC High
(8/3/09, A-6, rep. J. Sanchez)
Vancleave
Porter, Rhonda Nurse - EC Lower
(8/3/09, position changed from non-certified to certified)
East Central
Salter, Deborah Nurse - VC Middle
(8/3/09, position changed from non-certified to certified)
Vancleave
Shoemaker, Tina Teacher - SM Upper
(Transfer of current position within district, new position to SM Upper)
St. Martin
Thomas, Michelle Nurse - SM
(8/3/09, position changed from non-certified to certified)
St. Martin
Thompson, Rhonda SPED - EC Lower
(8/3/09, transferring from EC Middle)
East Central
Yates, Missy Title 1 Lead Teacher - VC Upper
(8/3/09)
Vancleave

P. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010

Alderman, Christopher Bus Driver - SM St. Martin
Bang, Georgia Custodian - VC Middle Vancleave
Blalock, Jeffery 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach- VC Vancleave
Blalock, Jeffery Asst Slow Pitch Coach - VC Vancleave
Breedlove, Terry Mechanic - SM St. Martin
Callegari, Licia SPED Asst - SM East St. Martin
Carter, Kimberly Part-time Food Service Worker - VC High Vancleave
Cochran, Tabitha Co-Op Student - EC East Central
Cooper, Kandyse Student Worker - EC High East Central
Havis, Mavis Part-time Food Service Worker - VC Middle Vancleave
Haynes, Jamie Attendance Clerk - VC Lower Vancleave
Parker, Tylor Co-Op Student - EC East Central
Penton, Tina Part-time Food Service - EC High East Central
Richard, Patsy Bus Driver - SM St. Martin
Shields, Elizabeth Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Smith, Lucy SPED Asst - EC Middle East Central
Vaughn, Keith Girls Soccer Coach - VC High Vancleave
Verrett, Katheryne SPED Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Weeks, Rachel SPED Aid - EC East Central
White, Lisa Part-time Food Service Worker - VC High Vancleave
Whitley, Jennifer Student Worker - EC High East Central

Q. Non-Licensed Educator Non-Renewal 2009-2010

Donna Carpenter SPED Asst - EC High East Central

R. Non-Licensed Educator Non-Renewals 2009-2010

Carroll, Tracey Title 1 Asst - SM East (RIF) St. Martin

S. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010

Breedlove, Terry Asst Mechanic - VC
(7/1/09, rep. C. Kuns)
Vancleave
Bresher, Frances Custodian - EC Middle
(8/3/09, rep. N. Goldman)
East Central
Carter, Kimberly Full-time Food Service Worker - VC High
(8/4/09, rep. M. Veazey)
Vancleave
Faucette, Whitney Co-Op Student - EC Upper
(8/1/09, $7.25 per hr)
East Central
Green, Lorelei Co-Op Student - EC Lower
(8/3/09, $7.25 per hr)
East Central
Henson, Josh Bus Driver - SM
(4/10/09, $11.69 per hr)
St. Martin
McKenzie, Jerry Bus Driver - SM
(8/5/09, rep. R. Kuns)
St. Martin
Meyers, Lori Library Asst - VC Upper
(change hrs from 6.5 to 6)
Vancleave
Noble, Kaitlyn Co-Op Student - EC Middle
(8/5/09, $7.25 per hr)
East Central
Smith, Lucy SPED Asst - EC Upper
(8/5/09, new position to EC Upper)
East Central
Verette, Kathy SPED Asst - EC Upper
(8/09, new position due to increase in student numbers)
East Central
Ware, Tammy Receptionist - SM North
(8/5/09, rep. P. Richards)
St. Martin
White, Lisa Full-time Food Service Worker - VC High
(8/4/09, rep. S. Jackson)
Vancleave
Young, Victoria Part-time Food Service Worker - SM High 10-12
(8/5/09, vacant position)
St. Martin
Non-Licensed Personnel 2009 - 2010 School Year
(7/1/09, Central Office, Food Service, East Central , St. Martin, Vancleave, Supplements)
District wide

T. Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009

none    
U. Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009
Burke, Sarah ESY Speech Pathologist - SM East
(6/15/09, $27.61 per hr)
St. Martin
Chenault, Martha Summer School Teacher - VC Middle
(6/1/09, $125.00 per student)
Vancleave
Cooper, Melody Summer Camp Worker - SM North
(6/1/09, $14.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Davenport, Nancy ESY SPED Teacher - SM High
(6/15/09, $28.81 per hr)
St. Martin
Halat, Lynetta Long Term Sub - SM High
(4/15/09, sub for J. Ainsworth, $100.00 per day)
St. Martin
Hayes, Nikki ESY Positive behavior Support SPED - District Wide
(6/15/09, $25.19 per hr)
District Wide
Hodges, Stephanie Summer School Teacher - VC Middle
(6/1/09, $125.00 per student)
Vancleave
Ladnier, Lauren ESY SPED Teacher - SM North
(6/15/09, $23.98 per hr)
St. Martin
Loreman, Christine ESY SPED Teacher - VC High
(6/15/09, $25.59 per hr)
Vancleave
Lovelace, Shirley ESY SPED Teacher - SM High
(6/15/09, $35.67 per hr)
St. Martin
Luquire, Ellenbeth ESY Homebound Teacher SPED - District Wide
(6/15/09, $29.19 per hr)
District Wide
McLelland, Margaret Long Term Sub - SM Upper
(4/15/09, sub for J. Clark, $100.00 per day)
St. Martin
Meehan, Mary Ann ESY Speech Pathologist - District Wide
(6/15/09, $36.00 per hr)
District Wide
Morgan, Elizabeth After School Tutor - SM High
(1/09, $22.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Mudgett, Bridget Long Term Sub - SM Upper
(4/16/09, rep. K. Rutland, $100.00 per day)
St. Martin
Pavlus, Charlie Summer Camp Worker - SM North
(6/1/09, $14.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Potter, Shannon ESY SPED Teacher - EC Upper
(6/15/09, $32.33 per hr)
East Central
Rodriguez, Amy Summer Camp Worker - SM North
(6/1/09, $14.00 per hr)
St. Martin

V. Licensed Transfers within District 2008-2009

none    
W. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2008-2009
Baragar, Shelia SPED Bus Aide - VC Vancleave
Bird, Jimmy C. III Student Worker - SM High St. Martin
Brewer, Deborah Bus Driver - EC East Central
Cole, Rona Bus Aide - VC Vancleave
Huff, Sam Bus Driver - EC East Central
Mowdy, Frank Bus Driver - EC (Deceased) East Central
X. Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2008-2009
Bozeman, Laurisha Part time Food service Worker - VC Middle
(4/23/09)
Vancleave
Crane, Curtis Bus Driver - EC
(previously recommended at 4 hrs per day, correct to under 4 hrs per day, effective 4/13/09)
East Central
Elmore, Christine Custodian - EC Upper
(5/1/09, changed from 6.5 hrs to 7.5 hrs)
East Central
Griffin, Linda ESY SPED Bus Aide - SM High
(6/15/09, $8.37 per hr)
St. Martin
Guthrie, Jerri ESY SPED Bus Aide - EC Upper
(6/15/09, $13.20 per hr)
East Central
Herbert, Randall ESY SPED Bus Driver - SM High
(6/15/09, $12.94 per hr)
St. Martin
Henson, Josh Bus Driver - SM
($11.69 per hr)
St. Martin
Holland, Yvonne ESY SPED Bus Driver - SM North
(6/15/09, $13.20 per hr)
St. Martin
Kahl, Kim After School Care - SM North
(3/2/09, $14.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Madden, Bradley Summer worker - VC
(5/29/09, rate TBD)
Vancleave
Mason, Vickie SPED Asst - SM Middle
(4/14/09, rep. A. Krohn)
St. Martin
Paterson, Paula Bus Driver - EC
(previously recommended at 4 hrs per day, correct to under 4 hrs per day, effective 4/13/09)
East Central
Saucier, Gerald Summer Camp Worker - SM North
(6/1/09, $9.00 per hr (no cost to district))
St. Martin
Smith, Robin After School Care - SM North
(3/2/09, $14.00 per hr)
St. Martin
Woods, Charlotte ESY SPED Bus Aide - District Wide
(Gulf Oaks and Millcreek route, 5/26/09, $8.12 per hr)
District Wide
East Central Summer Adults Workers, rate TBD (click to view) East Central
East Central Summer Student Workers, rate TBD (click to view) East Central
St. Martin Summer Adult Workers, rate TBD (click to view) St. Martin
St. Martin Summer Student Workers, rate TBD (click to view) St. Martin
Vancleave Summer Adult Workers, rate TBD -
S. Duncan, M. Franklin, E. Murphy, M. Corso, M. Jenkins, F. Brown, T. Harris, K. Ibabinette, T. Alford, R. Holmes, J. Bloomfiled, M. Porter, J. Blalock
Vancleave
Vancleave Summer Student Workers, rate TBD - S. Hodges, T. Bray, L. Atwood, N. Pittman, M. Vecchio, D. Turner, B. Madden, D. White, M. Warren, D. VanWinkle, G. Carter, A. Breaux, N. Hodges, I. Warren, H. Bloomfield, J. Thrash Vancleave

Y. Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2009-2010

Barske, Dawn From: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
To: Title 1 Asst - SM East
St. Martin
Carroll, Stacey From: Distance Learning - SM High
To: Office Asst - SM High
St. Martin
Garner, Sharon From: Office Asst - SM High
To: Distance Learning - SM High
St. Martin
Keraghan, Joann From: Food Service Worker -SM Middle
To: Food Service Worker - SM High
St. Martin
Tapper, Susan From: Food Service Worker - SM High
To: Food Service Manager - SM High
St. Martin

Z. Licensed Transfers within District 2009-2010

Everett, Michelle From: SPED - VC High
To: English - VC High
Vancleave
Fuller, Andrea From: 5th Grade Teacher - VC Upper
To: SPED VC Upper
Vancleave
Higginbotham, Kelli From: 1st Grade Teacher - EC Lower
To: Librarian - EC Lower
East Central
Parker, Deborah From: 1st Grade Teacher - VC Lower
To: TST Coordinator - VC
Vancleave
Pigg, Keri From: 3rd Grade Teacher - SM East
To: Title 1 Class Reduction - SM East
St. Martin
Slaby, Deana From: 5th Grade Teacher- VC Upper
To: 3rd Grade Teacher - VC Upper
Vancleave
Smith, Angie From: 3rd Grade Teacher - VC Upper
To: Music Teacher - VC Upper
Vancleave

AA. Executive Session

  1. Student Cases (click to view list)
      • 012:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Expulsion
      • 018:08-09 - East Central High School - Expulsion
      • 041:08-09 - Alternative School - Expulsion
      • 054:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Expulsion
      • 058:08-09 - Alternative School - Expulsion
      • 059:08-09 - Vancleave High School - Direct Placement
      • 095:08-09 - Alternative School - Expulsion
      • 100:08-09 - Alternative School - Expulsion
      • 105:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Homebound
      • 106:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Direct Placement
      • 107:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Direct Placement
      • 108:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
      • 109:08-09 - East Central High School - Direct Placement
      • 110:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement
      • 111:08-09 - St. Martin High School - Direct Placement
      • 112:08-09 - Vancleave High School - Direct Placement
      • 113:08-09 - Vancleave Middle School - Direct Placement

2. Parent Hearing - East Central

3. Legal and Personnel Matters

 

Next Meeting - Monday, June 15, 2009
Jackson County District Office


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