East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

June 3, 2008

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, June 3, 2008 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

Member(s) absent:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, and Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

The meeting was called to order by the vice president, Mr. Gene Edmondson. Invocation was offered by Mrs. Georjean Jackson; and, Mr. Gene Edmondson led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 6, 2008.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to approve the use of the Lake Providence Jr. High School Gym for a Class Reunion scheduled for August 31, 2008.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to approve the employment of the following persons for Summer Programs:

 

LEAP Summer School Teachers

 

            Cathy Baker                 Special Education

            Lena Bell                      ELA 4th Grade

            Allen Bruce                   Special Education

            Dorothy G. Johnson       Mathematics 8th Grade

            Edna King                     Mathematics 4th Grade

            Inez King                      ELA 8th Grade

            Irena King                     ELA 8th Grade

            Nancy Knight                Mathematics 4th Grade

            Sherrone Petry              ELA 8th Grade

            Annie Powell                 ELA 4th Grade

            Kim Powell                   Mathematics 8th Grade

            Patricia Williams           Mathematics 8th Grade

 

K-3 Summer Intervention Program

            Linda Threats

            Shelia Marshall

            Anita Brooks

            Shirley Dee

 

LEAP Summer Remediation Workers (ELA’s - Paraprofessionals)

            Biaster George

            James Harris

            James Taylor

 

            Paraprofessionals

 

            Darius Curley

            Shirley Holden

            Letha Whaley

           

Custodian

           

Summer Basketball

            Mr. Brian Blockwood             Director

            Mr. Tristin Blockwood            Assistant Director

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the resignation of Ms. Valeria Burks, food technician, Southside Elementary School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to employ Mr. William Lee as principal of the Lake Providence Senior High School.

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION:  Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, and Mrs. Georjean Jackson.

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSTAINED FROM VOTING:  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins.

 

MOTION PASSED

                                                                                   

The following Teacher of the Year Winners and Runners-up:

 

Elementary Level

 

            1.  Ms. Annie Powell          Northside Elementary        Winner

            2.  Mrs. Edna King             Southside Elementary       Runner-up

 

Junior High Level

 

            1.  Mrs. Mary Clark            Monticello High School      Winner

 

High School Level

 

            1.  Mr. Solomon Armstrong    Lake Providence Sr. High     Winner

 

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adopt 2007-2008 budget revisions for the East Carroll School District.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the Local Personnel Evaluation Program/Statement of Assurance.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to approve an audit contract agreement with Allen, Green and Williamson as follows:

 

                        Audit Year - 2008           $29,220

                        Audit Year - 2009             31,270

                        Audit Year - 2010             31,320

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to give the superintendent of schools permission to advertise for janitorial supplies.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve the 2008-2009 District NCLB Consolidated Application for Title One and Special Education.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve a Board Resolution for the JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) Program.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the use of the Banner Democrat as the official journal; and, Delta Bank and Capital One Bank as official Depositories of School Board Funds.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to adopt the following School Board Policies:

 

            1.  Summer School                                            5.  Testing Program

            2.  Home Study Program                                    6.  Attendance

            3.  Homebound Instruction                                  7.  School Admission

            4.  Graduation Requirements                               8.  School Absences and Excuses

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to go into executive session.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to reconvene the regular board meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adjourn the meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

                                                                                                                                               

Glenn Dixon, President                                                   Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent

East Carroll Parish School Board                                    East Carroll Parish School District