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May 2, 2014

Agendas for Monday's work session and meeting of the Whitfield Board of Education

Called Work Session

Whitfield County Board of Education

1306 S. Thornton Ave.

May 5, 2014

5:30 p.m.

Call to Order & Roll Call

Adoption of Agenda

Executive Session



May 5, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Call to Order & Roll Call

Adoption of Agenda

Pledge of Allegiance

Moment of Silent Reflection



• Dawnville Elementary – Counseling Program Recognized as a Model Program with the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

• Amy Stanley- – 5th Grade teacher at Westside Elementary School chosen for LearnZillion Dream Team

• James Morrison  - Represented LearnZillion at National Education Summit

• James Hoskins – 1st Place in Boys Solo at State Literary Meet and 1st Place in High School Boys Solo at NATS

• Young Georgia Authors – Kalynn Cameron, Wesley Burnett, Liam Roche, Ashley Teasley, Shelby Grace Hamlin, Isha Mittal, Adam Sumilong, Caleb Hardin, Montana Shadrick, Sarah Cordero, and Kaylor Sims

• Georgia Scholars – Michaela Yip, Northwest High School, and James Zhong, Northwest High School

• Governor Honors Finalist: Megan Parker – Northwest High School, Tyler Linder, Northwest High School, Natalie Wright, Northwest High School, Shelbi Bryant, Southeast High School, and Bryan Gage Moss, Southeast High School

• Four Reading Recovery Teachers Complete Training – Linda Minter, New Hope Elementary School, Dee Goodwin, Beaverdale Elementary School, Lisa Cable and Mary Beth Beason, Varnell Elementary School

Hearing of Individuals and/or Delegations – Please limit comments to 3 minutes

Approval of Minutes for the April 14, 2014 Board Meetings

Purchase Orders over $25,000   


• General Funds

• Capital Projects Funds

Superintendent Report

• Teaching and Learning

Measures of Academic Progress (Fall to Spring Growth) – Dr. Audrey Williams

CCRPI (Accountability) – Dr. Audrey Williams

Class Size Waiver for 2014-2015

Alternative/Non-Traditional Education Programs Waiver

• Operations

Allgood Pest Solutions Renewal of Contract for 2014-2015

Continue Waste service with Santek Waste Services for 2014-2015

• Support Services

Second Reading of WCS Student Discipline Code of Conduct and WCS Student Dress Code        

• Personnel

Previous Business

New Business

• First Reading  to Rescind Board Policy: Policy Adoption: BDC

• First Reading to Adopt New Board Policy: Policy Development: BD

• Donation Check for Parking Lot Change Order for Dug Gap Elementary School

• Donation Check for Tennis Court Change Order for Valley Point Middle School

• Donation Check for Book Room at Valley Point Middle School

• Donation Check for STEM Lab at Southeast High School

• Donation Check for Band Instruments at Eastbrook Middle School

• Contract for E-Rate 2014-2015 (ENA)


Whitfield County Board of Education

Louis Fordham – Chairman

Bill Worley – Vice Chairman

Thomas Barton

 Rodney Lock

Tony Stanley

Judy Gilreath, Superintendent

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