“Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders by Pursuing Excellence Today”
Regular Meeting - Open Session
WILLARD R-2 BOARD OF EDUCATION
Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7:15 P.M.
Willard Middle School Training Room
I. PRELIMINARIES OF THE MEETING
A. Mrs. Puckett called the meeting to order.
B. Ms. Callahan called roll. Present were Mike Graves, Ron Crighton, Marsha Anstine, Caroline Puckett, Jeff Baker, Jana Copeland and Joel Adams. Administrators present were Dr. Kent Medlin, Dr. Janell Royal, Jeff Staley, Stewart Pratt, Rhonda Bishop, Tom Davis, Kara Crighton-Smith, Melinda Miller, Shane Medlin, Amy Sims, Angela Stevens, Lisa Blankenship, Sandy Gold and Amy Stroder. District Office personnel present was Sherri Callahan.
C. Mrs. Puckett established a quorum.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. AGENDA AMENDMENTS/APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Motion 3794 Joel Adams moved, seconded by Ron Crighton, to approve the agenda as
Approve the Agenda presented.
IV. PATRON INPUT
Chris Church spoke re: recognition the band students received for high academic scores. Proud of students involved in extra-curricular activities for maintaining high grades.
Vietnam Project – Melissa Troxell, High School teacher, spoke re: the
B. Special Education Data Analysis – Jeff Baker presented the Board and patrons on Special Education data analysis.
VI. ADMINISTRATORS REPORTS
Written reports were submitted.
VII. REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
1. Set Dates for Special Meetings
a. Certified staff evaluations and re-employment
b. Reorganization meeting following April election
Motion 3795 Joel Adams moved, seconded by Ron Crighton, to set the date for Certified
Set Dates for Special staff evaluations and re-employment as March 19, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. and set
Meetings the date for Reorganization as April 13, 2009, at 5:00 p.m.
Marsha Anstine left the meeting at 8:25 p.m.
Motion 3796 Mike Graves moved, seconded by Jana Copeland, to accept the recommendation
Accept Recommendation of the Activities Director.
Of Activities Director
3. Mid Year Financial Report
Motion 3797 Ron Crighton moved, seconded by Joel Adams, to accept the Mid Year
Accept Mid Year Financial Report.
4. Discuss Elementary Redistricting
Administration will send a new packet of information to the Board with alternative elementary boundary lines.
5. – 11. No agenda items.
12. Board Policy Updates
a. Salary Schedule Policy GDBB, GDBA-R and GCB
Jana Copeland and Joel Adams left the meeting at 10:25.
Policy Updates (First
13. Consent Agenda
a. Approve the minutes of the previous meeting
b. Accept resignations
c. Special teachers fund transfer
d. Fund balance report
e. Bills presented for payment
f. Budget amendments
Motion 3798 Ron Crighton moved, seconded by Mike Graves, to approve consent agenda.
Agenda YEAS: Four.
14. Board Input
Mike Graves would like the board to be kept informed of collected revenues. Would like monthly presentation on financial information.
Mike Graves would like board presentations on curriculum, course offerings, etc.
Jeff Baker questioned how elementary classes are set up and the philosophy for setting up classes.
Caroline Puckett President
Sherri Callahan Secretary