HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

RECESS MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

5:30 A.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

            April 4, 2017

V.        TEACHER OF THE YEAR PRESENTATIONS

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

1.         Declaration of continued state of emergency for Hancock County School District.

CERTIFIED

2.         Approval of recommendation to create a teaching unit for a Percussion Instrumental and General Music position at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 –    2018 school year. (Board Policy GBB)

3.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Angela Stephenson as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School effective at the end of the           2016 – 2017 school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

4.         Approval of recommendation  to accept the resignation of Sue Gholston as lead teacher at Hancock Middle School effective at the end of the 2016 –      2017 school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

5.         Approval of recommendation  to accept the resignation of Morgan Necaise as teacher at Hancock Middle School effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017         school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Crystal Whipps as  teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the    successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GBD, & GBBA & IDDF)

7.         Approval of recommendation to create the position of ELL/Reading Specialist for South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Jamie Troub, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.        (Board Policy GBD)

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Jessica Neff as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the          successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Leah Dewberry as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year at   Hancock Middle School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to           the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

11.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Caroline Turcotte as teacher from East Hancock Elementary School to teacher at Hancock High School for the    2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

12.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Bobby Knight as teacher at the Hancock High School effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017         school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

13.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Donnie Gholston as Assistant Superintendent of Education for the Hancock County School    District effective June 30, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Shawna Huff as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year at   Hancock Middle School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to    the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

15.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Sean Harden as teacher at the Hancock Middle School effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017         school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

16.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brittany Thompson as teacher at the Hancock North Central Elementary School effective at the     end of the 2016 – 2017 school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

17.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Haylee Botts from teacher at South Hancock Elementary School to teacher at West Hancock Elementary School             for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tia Talavera as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year at       Hancock Middle School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to    the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

19.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carmen Stilwell as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year at   Hancock Middle School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to           the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

20.       Approval of recommendation to employ Alexandra Moore as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year       at East Hancock Elementary School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate    commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

21.       Approval of recommendation to employ Michael Gilmore as teacher at Hancock Middle  School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful             completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sharon Bell as teacher at Hancock Middle  School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

23.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Dr. Rick Saucier as director at the Hancock County Career Technical Center effective June 30,   2017.   (Board Policy GBO)

24.       Approval of recommendation to transfer James “Bo” Breland from teacher at Hancock High School to the homebound position for the 2017 – 2018       school year. (Board Policy GBE)

25.       Approval of recommendation to employ Dr. Rick Saucier as Assistant Superintendent of Education for the Hancock County School District, effective    July 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 School year. (Board Policy GBE)

26.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tanya Estep as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GBD, & GBBA & IDDF)

27.       Approval of recommendation to employ Collin Goley as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

28.       Approval of recommendation to employ Robert Russom as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

29.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Tracey Bennett as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School to teacher at Hancock High School for          the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

30.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tiffany Gill as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful             completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GBD, & GBBA & IDDF)

31.       Approval of recommendation to employ Donnie Stark as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GBD, & GBBA         & IDDF)

32.       Approval of recommendation to amend the District Psychometrist position from a (9) nine month position to a (10) ten month position for the 2017 –        2018 school year.

33.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lauren Vierling as teacher for a contingent contract, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year at   Hancock Middle School, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to           the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

34.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for a one year interim license in the area of special education           mild/moderate for Lauren Vierling for the 2017– 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

NON-CERTIFIED

35.       Approval of recommendation to employ Dawn Cole as a long-term substitute teacher at East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kindergarten Bootcamp personnel for Summer 2017 at South Hancock Elementary School.

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ Renee McClendon as a long-term substitute teacher at East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018         school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the        necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

38.       Approval of recommendation to employ the Camp Soar personnel at East Hancock Elementary School from June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.

39.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Angela Martin from a 10.5 month 7 ½ hour secretary at Hancock Middle School to a 12 month 8 hour secretary           at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

40.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Ashley Harriel from a 12 month 8 hour secretary at the Transportation Department to a 10.5 month 7 ½ hour           secretary at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

41.       Approval of the non-certified salary scales for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies CGA & GBA)

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to employ Hebra Ladner as teacher assistant at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the          successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

43.       Approval of the band, robotics, annual sponsors and coaching supplements for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lugis Ladner as mechanic for the Hancock County School District Department of            Transportation, effective May 12, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Paul Lemon as    mechanic for the Hancock County School District Department of            Transportation, effective May 26, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to employ Rachel Moran as mechanic with the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective       May 30, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy       GCD)

47.       Approval of recommendation to pay the mechanics for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation overtime at a rate of 1 ½ their normal daily pay rate, as needed, May 15 – 26, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCRAA).

 

48.       Approval of recommendation to employ Rachel Moran as mechanic with the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2017   – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

49.       Approval of recommendation to employ the personnel for the 2017 Extended School Year (ESY) project.

50.       Approval of recommendation to employ Donald LaRosa as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

51.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Morgan Necaise as High School Softball Assistant Coach effective at the end of the 2016 –       2017 school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

52.       Approval of recommendation for Collin Goley as a substitute bus driver with the Department of Transportation, effective May 22, 2017, for the         remainder of the 2016 -2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

53.       Approval of recommendation for Collin Goley as a substitute bus driver with the Department of Transportation for the 2017 -2018 school year. (Board          Policy GCD)

 

54.       Approval of the coaching positions for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

55.       Approval of the band, color guard and dance positions for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

56.       Approval of the District PE Coordinator position for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

57.       Approval of recommendation to employ the 2017 Summer Feeding School Program personnel.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

58.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #2 (claim #s 85800 thru 85961 for the month of May, 2017.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

59.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Docket #2 for all schools for the month of May, 2017.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

60.       Approval to adopt Hancock County School District Policy EEAC – Student Charge Policy as presented May 2, 2017. (Board Policy BD)

 

61.       Approval of recommendation to offer a Kindergarten Bootcamp at South Hancock Elementary School for the week of July 17 – 21, 2017.

62.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

63.       Approval of the student release requests for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy JBCD) 

64.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2017 - 2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCB)

 

65.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 School District Occupational Safety and Crisis Response Plan.

66.       Approval of recommendation to accept the donations to Hancock North Central Elementary School. (Board Policy DKF)

67.       Approval of recommendation to accept the donation to West Hancock Elementary School. (Board Policy DKF)

68.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 Hancock North Central Elementary Crisis Response Plan.

69.       Approval of recommendation to declare surplus/salvage equipment and to proceed with proper disposal.  (Board Policy DO)

 

70.       Approval of recommendation to purchase various subscription renewals from Renaissance Learning in the amount of $43,407.65. (Board Policy DJ)

 

71.       Approval of payment to Edmentum for the renewal of the Plato courseware for the 2017 – 2018 school year in the amount of $14,750.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

72.       Approval of recommendation to advertise for bid proposals for Educational Professional Services for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

73.       Approval of payment on the 2012 bond in the amount of $1,121,109.38 and the 2014 bond in the amount of $1,231,212.50.

 

74.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a one year agreement with App-Garden Cook Consulting in the amount of $4,950.00. (Board Policy ABB)

 

75.       Approval of Agreement with Long Beach School District regarding transfer of students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

76.       Approval of Agreement with Bay-Waveland School District regarding transfer of students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

77.       Approval of Agreement with Pass Christian School District regarding transfer of students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

78.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from 123 Security to purchase 6 CCTV DVR cameras and 12 Hi-Def. Dome cameras in the           amount of $ 6,956.51. (Board Policy DJ)

 

 

79.       Approval of recommendation to enter into an agreement with Encore Rehabilitation to provide an athletic trainer for the Hancock County School          District in the amount of $15,000.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy BBG)

 

80.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for the purchase of 50 bus tires from Southern Tire Mart in the amount of $17,178.50. (Board     Policy DJ)

 

81.       Approval of student matters. (Board Policy JCA)

 

82.       Approval of the 2017 Extended School Year (ESY) project.

 

83.       Approval of the inter-agency agreement between the Hancock County School District and Gulf Coast Mental Health for the 2017 – 2018 school year.        (Board Policy ABB)

 

84.       Approval of recommendation of the 2017 Summer Feeding School Program (SFSP) Agreement.

 

85.       Approval to trade surplus kitchen equipment from South Hancock Elementary school with Grover Brothers for credit towards the purchase of new          equipment.

 

86.       Approval of Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB, CGPF & EDA)

 

87.       Approval of Out-of –State and/or Overnight Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB, CGPF & EDA)

 

88.       Approval to accept the travel agenda and related expenses prior to the board meeting by ratification.       

 

VII.     ACTION

1.         Approval to review and award Hunting bid in Section 17-5-15. (Board Policy DFAD & EBD)

2.         Approval of recommendation to rescind the action taken on May 2, 2017 whereby approval was given to transfer Ginger Duease as teacher at Hancock           Middle School to teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #17

 

AGENDA ADDITION

May 22, 2017

 

89.       Approval of recommendation to review and award the best bid for the repairs to    Hancock Middle School.