1. Roll Call
3. Accept minutes dated February 16, 2009
4. Hearing of delegations and communications
5. Adoption of agenda
6. Unfinished business
7. New business
A. Presentation of financial statement and bank reconcilement for the month of February, 2009.
B. Approve payment of payrolls and bills and accounts for the month of March, 2009.
C. Approve Amendment No. 1 to FY 2009 annual budget.
D. Approve the 2009-2010 school attendance calendar.
E. Approve 2009-2010 textbook adoptions for English/Language Arts.
F. Approve request by Dr. Kenneth Bynum to attend the NAESP Annual Convention in New Orleans on April 2-5, 2009, with expenses to be paid from Professional Development funds.
G. Approve request for Pam Franklin, Cathy Childs, JoAnne Kilpatrick, and Dr. Kenneth Bynum to attend the National Reading First Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 14-16, 2009, with expenses to be paid from Reading First Professional Development funds.
H. Approve request by Elizabeth Grubbs to attend the Partnerships for Indian Education Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma, on April 17-19, 2009, with expenses to be paid from Indian Education Program funds.
I. Approve request by Coach Thornton for the Goshen High School track team to attend the 2A sectional track meet in Smith Station, Alabama, on April 24-25, 2009, with the board to provide transportation only.
J. Approve request by George Stringer for a group of TPCT students to attend the 2009 State Leadership Conference, Skills Championships, and Career Expo at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Montgomery on April 29-30, 2009, with the board to provide transportation only.
8. Personnel action
A. Accept resignations, as listed:
Melma Jordan for retirement from her position as teacher at Goshen Elementary School, effective June 1, 2009;
Robert Hall for retirement from his position as Band Director at Goshen High School, effective June 1, 2009;
Ann Barbaree for retirement from her position as Dropout Prevention Advisor at Goshen High School, effective June 1, 2009;
Carrie James for retirement from her position as teacher aide at Pike County Elementary School, effective June 1, 2009;
Janie Sharpe for retirement from her position as teacher aide at Banks School, effective June 1, 2009;
Ramona Watson for retirement from her position as Executive Director of the Pike Regional Child Advocacy Center, effective May 1, 2009;
Bonnie Brown from her position in the accounting department in the central office, effective June 1, 2009;
Howard Ballard from his position as Alternative Learning Center teacher, effective May 31, 2009;
Ruby Green from her position as CNP assistant at Pike County High School, effective March 27, 2009.
B. Approve request by Darron Ellis for Family Medical Leave and catastrophic leave from his position as bus driver, effective February 23, 2009.
C. Approve request by Neana Fountain for maternity leave from her position as teacher at Pike County Elementary School for the tentative period of May 1-29, 2009.
D. Approve request by Dawn Key for maternity leave, catastrophic leave, and Family Medical Leave, if needed, from her position as teacher at Pike County Elementary School.
E. Approve Yancey Gordon as assistant baseball coach at Goshen High School.
F. Approve $500 compensation for Radney Williams as track coach at Pike County High School.
9. Business by members of the board and superintendent of education not included on the agenda.
Additional items for board agenda, March 30, 2009:
1. Approve request for Pike County High School Latin students to attend the Alabama Junior Classical League annual convention and competition at Vestavia Hills High School on April 17-18, with the board to provide transportation.