Ivy Preparatory Academy

Committee of the Whole

Regular Meeting - Tuesday July 9th, 2019 @6:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

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

Welcome and Call to Order

Kanethia Henderson (board secretary) called the meeting to order at 6:10 p.m.

Finance Session

Chief Financial Officer reported on the status of the school’s financials



Finance Committee discussed the property and utilizing a realtor for the other two parcels. A meeting will be scheduled with a possible candidate for Monday, July 15th, 2019.

Academic Sessions

The school leader reports on the status of the school.


Dr. Nichols provided data for summer retest scores of the 3rd, 5th and 8th grade students. The data is embargoed by the state and will be released by July 26th. Preliminary data was provided via google docs for board members.


Dr. Nichols presented the new Brand Options by Truth in Advertising. Option 1 is the recommendation for the informal logo and Option 4 is the recommendation for the formal logo.


Mr. Nelson, had questions and possible concerns with the design of the logo. He questioned the reasoning for the rebranding and recommended a discuss with a LEADright representative.

Governance Session

Communication Protocol, voting for the upcoming meeting and transition of Board Chair were discussed.


The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 6:22 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Braxton Nelson Seconded by: Kanethia Henderson

There was no notable discussion on the motion.