Ivy Preparatory Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 @6:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Laticia Sharp present Non-voting Administration On Time At Adjournment
Kanethia Henderson present secretary On Time At Adjournment
Dr. Charcia M. Nichols present Non-voting Administration On Time At Adjournment
Victor Tate present chair On Time At Adjournment
Dr. William Epps present vice-chair On Time At Adjournment
Braxton Nelson present Treasurer On Time At Adjournment
Erlene McKee not present member
Dr. Sonya Okoli not present member

Ivy Preparatory Academy

Held at the following location: Ivy Preparatory Academy @Kirkwood 1807 Memorial Drive, SE Atlanta, GA 30317 Below is an agenda of items scheduled to be considered. Unless otherwise stated, items may be taken out of the order presented on the agenda at the discretion of the chair. Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate persons with a disability. Please contact Dr. Charcia Nichols at 404-622-2727. Request should be made as early as possible to arrange the accommodations, no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting

Welcome and Vision/Mission

Meeting Call to order: Victor Tate (Chair)

Roll Call: Victor Tate (Chair)

Vision: William Epps (Vice Chair)

The Ivy Preparatory Academy for Girls at Kirkwood cultivates leaders who manifest change in the world.

Mission:

The Ivy Preparatory Academy for Girls at Kirkwood fosters a culture of collaboration, passion for learning, integrity, and servant leadership.

Public Comment

There were no public comments

Routine Business

Approval of Agenda- Kanethia Henderson (Board Secretary)




Approval of the agenda

By: Victor Tate Seconded by: Dr. William Epps

Yes, Victor Tate, Dr. William Epps, Braxton Nelson, and Kanethia Henderson

Oral Reports

Head of Schools- Network Report - Dr. Charcia Nichols

Chief Financial Officer - Financial Report - Mrs. Laticia Sharp

Accountability Specialist - Cognia’s accreditation Presentation- Dr. Tony Burks



Strategic Planning and Development

Board Retreat Updates


Committee Meeting Updates


Property Updates

Action Items

Employee Dress Code Policy (Revised)

Scholar Dress Code Policy (Revised)

Approval of Action Items

By: Victor Tate Seconded by: Braxton Nelson

Yes, Victor Tate, Dr. William Epps, Braxton Nelson, and Braxton Nelson.

Consent Items

Approval of Head of School Report


Approval of Financial Report





Approval of Consent Items

By: Dr. William Epps Seconded by: Braxton Nelson

Yes, Victor Tate, Dr. William Epps, Braxton Nelson, and Kanethia Henderson

Adjournment

Next Month Meetings: All meeting start at 6 p.m.


Governance Meeting: October 12, 2020

Academic and Finance Committee Meeting: October 13, 2020

Board Meeting: October 27, 2020


Committee Reports

Governance Committee Report: Dr. William Epps ( Board Vice Chair):

Discuss Board Retreat


Academic Committee Report: Kanethia Henderson (Board Secretary)

Discuss academic goals for the upcoming school year


Finance Committee Report: Braxton Nelson (Board Treasurer)

Discuss Financial Goals for the school year and inviting the Director of Resource Management and Property Manager to be apart of the committee. Property updates and sale were also discussed during the committee meeting.


Executive Session

The Board closed its meeting as permitted by the Open Meeting Act of Georgia. The only matters considered or discussed during the closed portion or executive session of its meeting was for personnel matters. Executive Session was from 7:13 p.m. and ended at 7:28 p.m.

Approval to go into Executive Session

By: Kanethia Henderson Seconded by: Dr. William Epps

Yes, Victor Tate, Dr. William Epps, Braxton Nelson, and Kanethia Henderson

Approval to come out of Executive Session

By: Dr. William Epps Seconded by: Kanethia Henderson

Yes, Victor Tate, Dr. William Epps, Braxton Nelson, and Kanethia Henderson

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 7:38 pm

Motion to adjourn

There was no notable discussion on the motion.