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Meeting Type: Regular Board Meeting
Location: Central Office
Date: 5/24/2010 5:30:00 PM

1.       Roll Call

2.       Invocation

3.      Accept Minutes of April 12, 2010

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 April 2010. 

B.    Approve payment of payrolls for the month of May and bills and account run dates of 4/22/10 and 5/7/10.

C.    Auditor's Report

D.    Consider Student Transfer Requests

E.     Approve Property Renewal Insurance

F.     Approve request by Donnella Carter to approve the closing of the Title II Class Size Reduction units.  The units will be reassigned where needed for 2010-2011.

G.    Approve bids for Pest Control, Bread and Milk for CNP

H.    Approve recommendation from the Technology Coordinator to dispose of surplus technology items.

I.     Approve request from Troy Pike Center for Technology to dispose of old items.

J.     Approve Summer Enrichment Program to be held at Banks and Goshen Elementary Schools for grades 1-5 from June 7, 2010 to July 2, 2010.

K.    Approve 2010 Summer School at Goshen High School from June 7, 2010 to July 1, 2010.

L.     Approve Seamless Summer Feeding Program at Pike County Elementary School from June 2, 2010 to July 2, 2010 and July 12, 2010 to July 20, 2010.

M.   Approve Professional Leave for Elizabeth Grubbs to attend the Council Leaders of Alabama Schools Annual Conference in Mobile, AL from June 20, 2010 to June 22, 2010.  Fees and Travel to be covered by Indian Education Funding.  In addition, approve Elizabeth Grubbs and Christine Wheeler to attend the Mega Conference in Mobile, AL from July 19 - July 20.  Fees and travel for Miss Grubbs to be paid by Indian Education Funding and fees and travel for Ms. Wheeler to be paid by Pike County Elementary School's professional development allocation.

N.    Approve Professional Leave request for 3 school nurses to attend Mega Conference, July 18-22, 2010.  Expenses will be paid by Title I Funds.

O.    Approve request for out of state travel to attend the 2010 National Academy Foundation's Leadership Summit and Annual Institute for Sharon Denison from July 9 - July 13, 2010.  Expenses will be paid by the National Academy Foundation and the Career Tech/Perkins.

P.     Approve 10 cadets to attend Summer Camp from the Goshen High School JROTC Eagle Battalion from June 6 - June 11, 2010.  Transportation will be shared with Charles Henderson High School.

Q.    Approve overnight trip for FFA Officers and 2 CDE Judging Teams to attend the State FFA Convention on June 1-4, 2010.  Request the Board of Education to cover the cost of transportation (no cost for a driver).  Additional expenses will be covered by the local FFA account.

R.     Approve Professional Development opportunities if needed for Alabama Education Technology Conference (June 8-10); CLAS Conference (June 19-23) and Conference on Global Leadership, Learning and Research (July 12-16).  Expenses will be paid by Title II and/or Title I ARRA Funds.

S.      Approve for the following employees to attend the Alabama Education Technology Conference in Birmingham, AL from June 8 - June 11, 2010.  All expenses will be paid by Title II Professional Development Funds or EETT ARRA Title II-D Professional Development Funds. 

Stephanie Snyder, Daniel Reeves, Karen Berry, Major Lane, Kim Head, Mike Hall, Gentry Hassett, Robin Brownson, Sonya Riley, Mark Head, Carol Macchia, Julie Simmons and Rhonda Flowers.

T.     Hearings to consider student appeals of decision by Superintendent's Discipline Council.

8.       Personnel

A.     Approval for Mildred Davis to work 5 days this summer to assist with the Indian Education Program.  Funding to come from the Indian Education Program.

B.     Approve catastrophic medical leave for Virgina Cheatham from April 19, 2010 through May 28, 2010.

C.     Accept resignation of Dawn Key effective May 28, 2010.

D.    Accept resignation of Dr. Al Griffin effective June 15, 2010.

E.     Approve hiring of Rodney Jackson as Health teacher at Pike County High School.

F.     Approve hiring of Jon Cooper as Science teacher at Pike County High School.

G.    Approve end of year personnel recommendations.

H.     Hearing to consider proposed termination of support employee.

9.       Business by members of the Board and Superintendent of Education not included on the Agenda.

10.   Adjourn

Additional Items:

New Business:

A.     Request to hold summer school at Pike County High School from June through July, 2010.


A.     Request additional work days for Counselors, Secretaries and Bookkeepers.

B.      Accept resignation of Nathan Fordham effective May 28, 2010.