East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

November 10, 2008

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, November 10, 2008 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Roger Shoemaker, and Mrs. Georjean Jackson.

 

Member(s) absent:  Mrs. Evangelia Fields and Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

The meeting was called to order by the president, Mr. Glenn Dixon.  Invocation was offered by Mr. Gene Edmondson, and Mr. Glenn Dixon led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the minutes of the October 7, 2008.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Eric Carter gave board members an update on the Recovery School District.

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to approve a request by the East Carroll Cultural and Tourism Commission to use the Lake Providence Senior High School auditorium on January 9, 2009, to host a Talent Show for the Soul Food and Heritage Festival.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the resignation of Ms. Yvonne Etheridge, a teacher at Monticello High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the employment of the following persons:  Ms. Katrisha Hampton - an aide for the Lake Providence Senior High School, Ms. Johnalyn Jackson – certified counselor for Griffin Middle Academy; and (15) teachers from the Philippines. (See attachment.)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve a salary supplement of $1350 for each school district employee.  The supplement would be distributed on Friday, November 21, 2008.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Nekemia Booker with Communities of Color and the Lake Providence Health and Wellness Coalition requested permission from the board to go into the district’s schools and promote Tobacco Summit projects.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to approve the following East Carroll School District Policies:

 

            A.  Meetings                                                      B.  Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

            C.  Employment of Personnel                              D.  Employee Conduct

            E.  Sick Leave                                                   F.   Parent Conferences

            G.  Attendance                                                  H.  Student Assignment

             I.  Student Absences  and Excuses                    J.  Truancy

            K.  Student Conduct                                           L.  Expulsion

            M.  Student Welfare                                           N.  Public Information Program

            O.  Public Concerns and Complaints

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Board members were given the East Carroll School District Employee Dress Code Policy for adoption consideration at the December, 2008 meeting.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adjourn the meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

PHILLIPINE TEACHER INFORMATION

 

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

 

 

 

1.  Abcede, Rod

Griffin Middle Academy

8th Science

2.  Alday, Raul

Alternative School

Math

3.  Andrade, Rowena

Monticello

Kindergarten

4.  Bolos, Leonora

Griffin Middle Academy

SPED

5.  Borgo, Honi

Griffin Middle Academy

Reading Interventionist

6.  Cahutay, Jill

Griffin Middle Academy

SPED

7.  Luche, Ruth Mae

Griffin Middle Academy

6th ELA

8.  Perez, Edelyn

Griffin Middle Academy

8th ELA

9.  Quirante, Emerson

Monticello

Science 7-12

10.  Renara, Lucille

Alternative School

SPED

11.  Rebusa, Gemma

Monticello

5th Elementary

12.  Sacueza, Juliana

Southside

Kindergarten

13.  Salmorin, Delia

Griffin Middle Academy

6th Science

14.  Tanawan, Theresa

Alternative School

Elementary

15.  Tiu, Cesar

Griffin Middle Academy

SPED

                                                                                                                                            

Mr. Glenn Dixon, President                                                         Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent

East Carroll Parish School Board                                                East Carroll Parish School District