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January 21, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular

1. Call to Order, Invocation
2. Adoption of Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes:
3.A. Minutes from Regular Meeting of December 17, 2019
3.B. Minutes from Special Board Meeting of January 8, 2020
4. Election of Officers (President, Vice-President, and Secretary)
5. Public Comments (Board Policy BCAF)
6. Request to Appear: Ida Anderson, Health Educator with the Mississippi Department of Health
7. Employee Recognitions-School Teachers of the Year, District Teacher of the Year, and Administrator of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year
8. Lawrence County High School Senior Class Field Trip
9. Lawrence County School District Gifted Field Trip
10. Financial Reports:
10.A. Approval of Financial Reports as required and pursuant to MS code (37-9-18) and by State Board Policy 6902 for the month of November, 2019
11. School Board Meeting Attendance Annual Report
12. Request approval of the FY20 TSI Plan - RPMS
13. School Resource Officer (SRO)
14. Consent Agenda (Personnel):
14.A. Recommendation for employment of Laura Young as bookkeeper, as recommended by Jeffery Martin, Personnel Director
14.B. Approval of Erica Peyton-Walker's rate of pay as recommended by Jeffery Martin, Personnel Director
Description:  After review of Ms. Erica Peyton-Walker's file, it was determined that she did not get credit for years of experience during her transition to district office bookkeeper. 
14.C. Recommendation for employment of Dr. Sharon Middleton as full-time Sped Teacher, as recommended by LaKesia Bryant, Special Education Director
14.D. Request approval for salary adjustment for Misty Grubbs and Donna Rose, as recommended by Cedric Collins, LCHS Principal
Description:  The salary adjustment is requested to compensate these teachers for teaching high school math classes for the second semester for which we have not been able to find a qualified candidate for this position. The board approved such an adjustment for the first semester. 
14.E. Administrator Recommendations for 2020-2021 school year
14.F. Request approval of a Community and Family Engagement Specialist position
Description:  As a follow-up to the questions you had concerning the working hours for this position, the position would have a flexible working hour schedule. The days and hours per day would vary depending on the days and times of scheduled district events. Meaning a 40 hour work week will be adjusted as needed.  
14.G. Resignation of Barbara Dixon, Principal of MES
15. Student Transfer Request:
15.A. Approval for the child of Deana Abbott to transfer to Simpson County School District for 2019-2020 school year
16. Superintendent Comments:
16.A. Assigned Accreditation Status
16.B. Recognition for Achievement
16.C. Jessica Rutland, Mississippi Teacher Council
16.D. Review of Sections B and C of the Lawrence County School Board Policy
17. Executive Session
17.A. Discussion of Desegregation Order
17.B. Discussion of Legal Council

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