Centennial Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Monday October 7th, 2019 @5:30 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Egbert Perry present chair On Time At Adjournment
Renee Glover present vice-chair On Time At Adjournment
Demetrius Patterson present member On Time At Adjournment
Rewa Berry present member On Time At Adjournment
Walt Higgins present member On Time At Adjournment
Howard Grant present member On Time At Adjournment
Joseph Handy present member On Time At Adjournment
Lauren Koontz not present member
Christopher Burke not present member
Maurice Baker present member On Time At Adjournment
Virginia Sheppard present member On Time At Adjournment
LaKrista Jordan present secretary On Time At Adjournment
Panya Lei Yarber-King present member On Time At Adjournment
Tequila Lamar present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Chaundra Gipson present member On Time At Adjournment

Welcome Call to Order

Chair or delegate presiding

Approval of Agenda & Previous Meeting Minutes

Quorom required to proceed with motion

Approve the agenda minutes. All members present in the room as listed plus on the conference bridge: Virginia Sheppard

By: Panya Lei Yarber-King Seconded by: Howard Grant

Amend agenda to allow Warren Averett to go first.

Chair's Remarks

Highlights to note; Draft audit, performance data to date

Finance Committee Report - R. Glover (Chair)

Renee Glover comments: special thanks to Warren Averett Group and Steve Pressas for all effort to pull this together.

Must be submitted as final to APS by Nov 1

Approve the draft audit with pending changes on or before Nov 1

By: Renee Glover Seconded by: Joseph Handy

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Public Comment


Coxe-Curry Homework Review

Annual Report hot off the press. Please review and send in comments for any changes.

Governance Committee Report - P. Yarber King (Chair)

Check your training link sent out. Nothing else to report.

December Training will be held during the board meeting for 1 hour. Credit hours TBD.

Academic Accountability Committee Report - D. Patterson (Chair)

Student Performance metrics, actual vs target (D. Patterson)

  • Attendance, standardized test scores, CCRPI

Instructional Strategies Update (C. Hudson)

  • Why Moby Max this year? can measure growth
  • Why 10% growth target? attainable goal
  • Need resources to help promote initiatives & analyze data. --> Rewa will take on initiative to set up computer access at Centennial Place and have volunteers to work with them on Moby Max.
  • Action Item: Readout at next board meeting on formalized outreach/incentive plan to drive student performance improvement (Rewa Berry/Tequila Lamar)
  • PowerPoint presentation given

Comment: Let's have a discussion topic focus for every board meeting

Professional development strategy suggested for the next one.

Head of School Report - T. Lamar (IHOS)

  • Handed out for offline review

Executive Session Call To Order

To review personnel issues

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 7:53 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Egbert Perry Seconded by: Renee Glover

There was no notable discussion on the motion.