Ivy Preparatory Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday January 26th, 2021 @6:00 PM

Meeting Agenda

Ivy Preparatory Academy 1 minutes

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 5 minutes

Meeting Call to order: Victor Tate (Board Chair)

Roll Call: Kanthia Henderson (Board Secretary)

Vision: Dr. Will Epps (Board Vice-Chair)

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


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

Public Comment 10 minutes

*A total of thirty (30) minutes shall be set aside for public comment. Each speaker will have a maximum of three (3) minutes to speak. A speaker may not sign up to speak more than once during the same public comment period.

*The Board will take each comment under advisement and may assign a staff member to follow up on any issue raised. Board of Director meetings are a public forum to provide transparency into the governance of the school. Engagement from the community is strongly encouraged and vital to that governance.

*The Board of Directors encourages speakers to maintain decorum and present their comments in a civil manner. The Board reserves the right to request any speaker engaging in personal attacks, or the use of obscene or derogatory language, to restate their position in a manner more appropriate for a school environment.

Routine Business 5 minutes

Approval of Agenda- Kanethia Henderson (Board Secretary)

Oral Reports 45 minutes

Head of Schools- Network Report - Dr. Charcia Nichols

Chief Financial Officer- Financial Report- Mrs. Latrisha Sharp

Committee Report 30 minutes

Governance Committee - Dr. Will Epps

Academic Committee - Dr. Will Epps

Finance Committee - Victor Tate

Consent Items 5 minutes

Approval of Finance Committee Minutes

Approval of Academic Committee Minutes

Approval of Governance Committee Minutes

Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

Approval of Head of School Report

Approval of December 2020 Financial Report

Action Items 5 minutes

Scholars Code of Conduct Policy was revised with the bullying section.

Executive Session 20 minutes

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 is as follows: * To review an appeal from a Student Disciplinary Tribunal * To Consider a matter involving the disclosure of personally identifiable information from a student's educational records; *To discuss the future acquisition of real estate; *To discuss or deliberate upon the appointment, employment, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions or dismissal, or periodic evaluation or rating of a public officer or employee; * To consult and meet with legal counsel pertaining to pending or potential litigation, settlement, claims, administrative proceedings, or other judicial employee or in which the officer or employee may be directly involved.

Adjournment 5 minutes

Upcoming Meetings:

Governance Meeting: February 9, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

Academic and Finance Committee: February 9, 2021, at 6:45 p.m.

Board Meeting: February 23, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.