Public Meeting Agenda: July 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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July 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

July 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
Call to Order
Approval of the Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the agenda Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda Passed with a motion by Mr. Jack Bales and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consent Agenda
Meeting Minutes from June 1 and June 22, 2015 meetings
Field Trip Requests
Attachments:
Disposition of Materials
Attachments:
Public Comment
Communications to the Board
Director's Report
Student Recognition - CTE National Competition Winners
Recognition - Sullivan County EMA Director and Staff
Recognition - State Track Champion in 3200, Luke Meade
Board Chairman Report
Unfinished Business
Policy 4.209 Alternative Credit Options - Adoption on 3rd Reading
Recommended Motion(s):  motion for adoption on third reading Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
motion for adoption on third reading Passed with a motion by Mr. Jack Bales and a second by Mr. Jerry Greene.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Policy 1.8011 Emergency Closings - Adoption on 3rd Reading
Recommended Motion(s):  motion for adoption on third reading Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
motion for adoption on third reading Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Brookside School
Recommended Motion(s):  discussion only Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
discussion only Passed with a motion by Mr. Michael Hughes and a second by Mr. Jerry Greene.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
EESI Loan Agreement
Sullivan East Roof
Rationale:  Discuss options for roof work.
New Business
Policy 5.117 Procedure for Granting Tenure - Review on 1st Reading
Rationale:  This policy was updated to address the notice requirements for non-renewal of teachers who are not granted tenure. The previous law stated that the notice of non-renewal must be received prior to June 15 to be applicable to the next succeeding school year. The new law requires the notice to be given within five (5) business days following the last instructional day of the school year.
Recommended Motion(s):  review only Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Policy 5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured Teachers - Review on 1st Reading
Rationale:  Policy recommendation by TSBA.  This policy was updated to address the notice requirements for non-renewal of non-tenured teachers. The previous law stated that the notice of non-renewal must be received prior to June 15 to be applicable to the next succeeding school year. The new law requires the notice to be given within five (5) business days following the last instructional day of the school year.
Policy 6.205 Student Assignments - Review on 1st Reading
Rationale:  This policy was updated to reflect a revision to TCA 49-6-3102. This law will require a school principal to separate an alleged victim of child sexual abuse from an alleged perpetrator if the abuse allegedly occurred while the child was under the supervision or care of the school. Additionally, the parent or custodian can request that the child be moved to a different school if certain circumstances are met.
Recommended Motion(s):  review only Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments:
Sheriff's Office Request to Use Akard as Training Field
Action(s):
motion to approve the use of the grounds at Akard Passed with a motion by Mr. Jack Bales and a second by Mr. Todd Broughton.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
ESG Contract
Recommended Motion(s):  motion to discontinue the M & V Support Services contract with ESG before the thirty (30) day period prior to the beginning of thenext annual guarantee period. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
motion to discontinue the M & V Support Services contract with ESG before the thirty (30) day period prior to the beginning of the next annual guarantee period. Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Jerry Greene.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Surplus Textbook Disposal
Rationale:  Textbooks and the Textbook Adoption Program in Tennessee is currently on a six (6) year contract period.  As new books are purchased each year, the old editions are no longer under contract and become surplus books.  The Textbook Adoption process for the school year 2014-15 was K-12 Math.
Recommended Motion(s):  motion to approve Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
motion to approve Passed with a motion by Mr. Jerry Greene and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Change to 2015-2016 School Calendar
Rationale:  Request to change the March 1st Inservice Day to Tuesday, April 19th due to change of ACT Testing date.
Recommended Motion(s):  motion to approve Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
motion to approve Passed with a motion by Mr. Jerry Greene and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Jack Bales: Yes
  • Mr. Todd Broughton: Yes
  • Mrs. Betty Combs: Absent
  • Mr. Jerry Greene: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Dan Wells: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Adjournment
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