DeKalb Preparatory Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday October 30th, 2018 @6:30 PM

Meeting Summary of Actions

Meeting Summary

The Governing Board met on Tuesday October 30th, 2018 @6:30 PM for what was scheduled to be a 2 hours and 27 minutes long meeting. Present: Janelle Wilhite, Harry Stern, Chris Estes, Wanda McKay, Roberta Walker, Suzette Arnold Not Present: Brian Woods, Matthew Goodison-Orr

The members considered the following items:

  1. Welcome and Call to Order
  2. Delivery of Meeting Protocol
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Report from Governing Board
  5. Head of School Report
  6. Committee Reports
  7. Public Comment
  8. Other Business
  9. Adjournment

The committee considered 10 motions, of which 10 passed, and 0 failed:

  1. Approve the agenda with the following changes: The date is changed from Oct 23rd to Oct. 30th. (passed)
  2. Accept the minutes of the last meeting as presented. (passed)
  3. Approve the hiring of Tanya Watkins as delopment coordinator. Salary $40,000 (passed)
  4. Approve the hiring of Tywon Thomas as a math interventionist for elementary and middle school. Salary $38,000 - $48,000 (passed)
  5. Approve the hiring of Krista Cabrett as 8th grade science teacher. Salary range is $38,000 - $48,000 (passed)
  6. Approve the hiring of Charlene Nelms as special education resource teacher. Salary range $38,000 to $48,000 (passed)
  7. Approve hiring of Marian Simpson as budget center manager. Salary $46,000 (passed)
  8. Approve the Annual Report as prepared and presented by the HOS. (passed)
  9. Approve AFLAC Insurance to be offered to employees as supplemental. The cost for AFLAC will be assumed by the employee. There will be no cost assumed by DPA. (passed)
  10. Approve National Benefits Services to offer employees opportunity to participate in 403B retirement savings. There will be no cost assumed by DPA Board. (passed)

    The meeting adjourned at 9:05PM