August 5, 2011

Agenda for Monday's Dalton Board of Education meeting

Regular Meeting of the Dalton Board of Education

Aug. 8, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.

Dalton City Hall

Council Chambers

300 West Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720


I. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Appearances

i. Family Support Council, Parents as Teachers

ii. Northwest Georgia Healthcare Parthership (NGHP), ACHIEVE

iii. Community Sponsored Manufacturing Camp

iv. United Way, VISTA

IV. Affirmations

i. Engagement and Learning

a. Summer School

ii. Honor and Recognition

a. Parents as Teachers National Parent Educator of the Year

b. Action Communities for Health Innovation & EnVironmental changE (ACHIEVE)

c. Governor's Honors Program

d. Boys and Girls State

e. North Georgia College and State University Honors Program

f. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) State Director

V. Announcements

VI. Financial Reports for June and July 2011

VII. Superintendent's Information Items

i. Back to School

a. Elementary Social Studies Materials/Resource Adoption

ii. Partnership Update

a. Integrated Math

b. Whitfield County Schools

c. Dalton State College

d. Archway Partnership

e. Greater Dalton Metropolitan Planning Organization

f. Georgia School Board Association (GSBA) & Georgia School Superintendents Association

(GSSA), Vision Project

g. American Association of School Administrators (AASA) & National School Board Association

(NSBA), Regulatory Relief from Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

h. Daily Citizen; Student Art

i. O.N. Jonas Foundation and Creative Arts Guild

j. North Georgia Fair

k. Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education (GACHE) Grant

VIII. Superintendent's Action Items

i. Board Policy IHE, Promotion and Retention on First Reading

IX. Consent Agenda

i. Board Policies, Second Reading

a. Policy BHB, Nepotism

b. Policy GBA, Professional Personnel Compensation Guides and Contracts

c. Policy JBD, Absences and Excuses

d. Policy JGCD, Medication

e. Policy JCDAG, Bullying

ii. Resolution to Support GSBA & GSSA Vision Project

iii. Resolution to Support AASA & GSBA Call for ESEA Regulatory Relief

iv. Employee Handbook 2011-12

v. Employee Sick Leave Bank Annual Report and Committee Appointments

vi. Minutes of July 19, 2011, Board Meeting (Regular and Work Session) and July 21, 2011 (Special)

vii. Personnel Report

viii. Field Trips

ix. Fund Raisers

x. Ratifications

a. Technology Security

b. Surplus Technology Equipment

X. Board Comments

XI. Adjournment

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