Centennial Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Monday November 11th, 2019 @5:30 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Egbert Perry present chair On Time At Adjournment
Renee Glover not present vice-chair
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 not present member
Joseph Handy present member On Time At Adjournment
Lauren Koontz not present member
Christopher Burke present member On Time At Adjournment
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. Start time 5:36pm

Chair's Remarks

Remarks reserved for Executive Session.

Approval of Agenda & Previous Meeting Minutes

Quorom required to proceed with motion.

Approve the agenda and last minutes.

By: Joseph Handy Seconded by: Panya Lei Yarber-King

All ayes

Public Comment

Our Public Comment period is for members of the public to address the Board. Each member of the public may sign up to comment at the meeting, and will be allotted two minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. Our meetings are open to the public and public record. As such, if your comment is about a private matter, please contact the board via email, or speak to the board chair privately.

Is there a transition plan for the principal's exit?

Issues with 8th grade math program and now teacher has been moved

Will be addressed in Executive Session tonight and 11/12 PTA meeting

Would like other communication beyond PTA --> Will address in written communication too

Parent feedback on curriculum changes not being heard

Governance Committee Report

Board governance status on Training Hours Progress, Link sent out in email including access to the webinars for this year's hours

Strategic Plan Update - for next board meeting

Also for next board meeting will be training

Compliance will be tracked starting in January - attendance and volunteer hours.

Academic Accountability Committee Report


Head of School Report

Annual Report from Coxe-Curry. Edits taken in real time, handed to Ms Hodges for updates by morning.

HOS Report attached.

Proposal to Board: EL Education Network offering. To be discussed later for approval.

Suggestion for training from United Way and others to offer training to parents who volunteer to do security.

Finance Committee Report

Report attached to the agenda. Ms. Glover not able to attend.

Adjourn General Session


Executive Session Call To Order

The Board can call this session to order to discuss records (or portions thereof) exempt from public inspection or disclosure pursuant to Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50, (OCGA 50-18-72).  If called, this will be a closed session.

To discuss personnel matters.

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:18 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Egbert Perry Seconded by: Joseph Handy

There was no notable discussion on the motion.