DeKalb Preparatory Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 @6:30 PM

Meeting Summary of Actions

Meeting Summary

The Governing Board met on Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 @6:30 PM for what was scheduled to be a 2 hours and 2 minutes long meeting. Present: Janelle Wilhite, Harry Stern, Chris Estes, Wanda McKay, Roberta Walker, Suzette Arnold, Karen Shabazz Not Present: Brian Woods, Matthew Goodison-Orr

The members considered the following items:

  1. Welcome and Call to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Report from Governing Board
  4. Head of School Report
  5. Finance Committee Report
  6. Governance Committee Report
  7. Development Committee Report
  8. Other Business
  9. Public Comment
  10. Adjournment

The committee considered 12 motions, of which 12 passed, and 0 failed:

  1. Approve the agenda as submitted. Executive session will be added following the Public Comments. (passed)
  2. Approve the minutes of the last meeting as presented. (passed)
  3. The HOS report was accepted as presented. (passed)
  4. Approve the IT contract to Ciridia for 2 months, December and January, at the cost of $6,020 each month. (passed)
  5. Approve the purchase of 14 Clear Touch 65" Interactive panels. The cost will be $59,126.00 (passed)
  6. Motion to adjourn to executive session (passed)
  7. Motion to approve the hiring of Lakeisha Strickland as Executive Director of Curriculum and Assessment (passed)
  8. Motion to approve the hiring of Yvette Samples as 2nd grade teacher. (passed)
  9. Motion to approve the hiring of Marc D. Schneider as 8th grade math teacher. (passed)
  10. Motion to approve hiring of Viola Blackshear as part time math interventionist. (passed)
  11. Motion to approve the hiring of Betty Barcliff as part time math interventionist. (passed)
  12. Motion to close the executive session. (passed)

    The meeting adjourned at 8:57 PM