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Minutes of Levy County School Board meeting on March 6

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MEETING
March 6, 2012 — 6:00 p.m.
The School Board of Levy County met in regular session this 6th day of March 2012 at 6:00 p.m. with Board Chair Paige Brookins, Cameron Asbell, Beth Davis, Robert Philpot, Rick Turner and Board Attorney Sheree Lancaster present.
Permission to Advertise for Public Hearing – Amend School Board Policy: Jeff Edison requested that the Board
approve advertisement for public hearing to be held April 17, 2012 for the purpose of amending School Board
Policy 11.03 – “Use of Facilities”. Rick Turner moved to approve the request to advertise for Public Hearing on April 17, 2012, second by Robert Philpot, motion carried.
Minutes: Beth Davis moved with second by Robert Philpot to approve the Minutes of the February 21, 2012 Board meeting as submitted with the Board Agenda. Motion carried.
Consent Agenda: After discussion, Rick Turner moved with second by Beth Davis, to approve the following items on the consent agenda, including additions/corrections as recommended by the Superintendent. After discussion regarding a designated date for the Suwannee River Fair Day on the 2012-2013 Official School Calendar, the Board voted as follows:
Paige Brookins — yes
Cameron Asbell — no
Beth Davis — yes
Robert Philpot — no
Rick Turner — yes
motion carried.
1. GENERAL ITEMS:
a) Employee Status Changes:
1. Jacqueline Appling, JBES Teacher, resignation effective February 24, 2012, amend to add “and payment for any unused leave”.
2. Ann B. Jensen, YTS Principal, resignation for retirement, effective Jun 30, 2012, and payment for any unused leave.
3. Sherie Johns, CKS Teacher, resignation effective June 11, 2012, and payment for any unused leave.
4. Aretha Sheffield, CES Media Clerk, resignation for retirement, effective June 11, 2012, and payment for any unused leave.
5. Cindy Roach, CKS Teacher, resignation for retirement, effective June 11, 2012, and payment for any unused leave .
6. Jennifer Deluca, WHS Teacher, resignation effective June 11, 2012.
7. Nicole Fernandez, CES Teacher, resignation effective June 22, 2012, (after completion of duties as Safety Patrol Sponsor) and payment for any unused leave.
8. The following status funding changes:
JBES: Violet Moore Stokes, Effective January 17, 2012 From: 4210E 5200 0150 0092 40230F2012 50%; 4210E 5200 0150 0091 40230F2012 50% ; To: 4210E 5200 0150 0092 40230F2012 100%
9. Kevin Whitaker, BMHS Principal, transfer to CHS Assistant Principal, effective March 7, 2012, replacing Matthew McLelland (salary frozen until June 30, 2012).
10. John Lott, WHS Principal, transfer to BMHS Principal, effective March 7, 2012, replacing Kevin Whitaker.
11. Matthew L. McLelland, CHS Assistant Principal, transfer to WHS Interim Principal, effective
March 7, 2012, replacing John Lott.
b) Illness-In-Line-of-Duty Leave Requests:
1. Ruth Foley, District Bus Driver, January 12 (2.5 hours), 24 (2.5 hours), February 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, March 1, 2,and 5, 2012 (5.0 hours per day for a total of 45.0 hours).
2. Evelyn Cannon, CKS Custodian, February 15, 17 and 27, 2012, (2.0 hours per day for a total of 6.0 hours).
3. Luz Rivera, BES Cafeteria Worker, February 8, 9 and 10 (6.5 hours per day), 2012.
4. Sonya Schmidt, CMS Teacher, February 10 (1.0 hour), 2012.
c) Family Medical Leave Request:
1. Kristin Pomeroy, BES Teacher, February 27 through May 29, 2012.
2. Ruth Foley, District Bus Driver, March 6, 7, and 8, 2012, running concurrent with extended workers comp leave as per the contract.
d) Personal Leave in Excess of Six (6) Days Leave Request:
1. Emily Lovely, WHS Teacher, for the 2012-2013 School Year.
e) Professional Leave Requests:
1. Rebecca M. Tyson, District Food Service Coordinator, April 25 – 28, 2012, School Food and Equipment 2012 Conference, Daytona Beach, paid from project #41000.
2. Laura Brown, District PreK-Homeless-Student Services Coordinator, May 1 – 4, 2012, Vision/Transition Conference, Tampa, paid from project #40230F2012.
3. Linda Durrance, Lori Lott and Anna G. Mikell, District Title I, May 6 – 10, 2012, Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators and East Coast Technical Assistance Center Forum, Tampa, paid from project #42412F2012.
4. Kathryn Lawrence and Carol Jones, March 18 – 20, 2012, Just Read Florida Professional Development, Orlando, paid from project #11332F2012.
5. Dr. Gina Tovine – Assistant Superintendent, William Tovine – CHS Principal and Angelita Thomas – WES Assistant Principal, February 29 and March 1, 2012, FL Dept. of Ed. Community of Practice Remediation Task Force Conference, St. Augustine, Dr. Tovine expenses paid from project #10073, others no cost to the Board. - 3 -

f) Student Trip Requests:
1. Alice Graham, CHS Health Occupations Teacher and HOSA Advisor, March 29 – April 1, 2012, HOSA State Conference, Jacksonville, chaperones Sally Martinez, Perry Davidson, Christi Penney, Toni Jenkins, Suzanne Harris, 23 students, 1 school bus, advisor expenses paid from project #15300, all other expenses paid internal account.
2. John C. Wilder, WHS FFA Advisor, March 16 and 17, 2012, State FFA Nursery/Landscape Competition, St. Petersburg, 4 students, county van, advisor expenses paid from project #15300, all other expenses paid internal account.
g) Administrative Services:
1. Contracts and/or Agreements
a) Approval of the 2012/2013 SY Agreement with Seminole County Public Schools
for Medicaid School Administrative Claiming.
b) Approval of the 2010-2011 SY School Safety and Security Best Practices Report
h) Instructional Services:
1. Contracts and/or Agreements
a) Approval of the 2012/2013 SY Agreement with College of Central Florida and the Mid
Florida Career Pathway Consortium, implementing programs for students in Levy County.
i) Recommendations:
1. Georgia Browning, JBES Teacher, effective February 27, 2012, replacing Jacqueline Appling.
2. Approval of the 2012-2013 Official School Calendar.
3. John A. Costa, BES OPS Teacher, effective February 29, 2012, 4.0 hours per day, replacing Sylvia Rutledge for remaining hours, paid from project #40241F2012.
4. Payment of Supplements to the following personnel for supplemental activities during the 2011-2012 school year.
School     SP#     Supplement Name     Employee     Effective Date
JBES     221     Degree - AA Instr. ESP     Rose L. Zane     01/11/12
CMS     542     Track – MS     Angela Q. Johnson     amend to 01/31/12
CES     220     Degree - 3 Year College-Instructional ESP     Charles (Chad) Brock     02/17/12 (delete)
CMS     241     ESOL Endorsement     Charles (Chad) Brock     02/20/12
411     Reading Endorsement     Charles (Chad) Brock     02/20/12
JBES     241     ESOL Endorsement     Georgia Browning     02/27/12

10 (6.5 hours per day), 2012.
4. Sonya Schmidt, CMS Teacher, February 10 (1.0 hour), 2012.
c) Family Medical Leave Request:
1. Kristin Pomeroy, BES Teacher, February 27 through May 29, 2012.
2. Ruth Foley, District Bus Driver, March 6, 7, and 8, 2012, running concurrent with extended workers comp leave as per the contract.
d) Personal Leave in Excess of Six (6) Days Leave Request:
1. Emily Lovely, WHS Teacher, for the 2012-2013 School Year.
e) Professional Leave Requests:
1. Rebecca M. Tyson, District Food Service Coordinator, April 25 – 28, 2012, School Food and Equipment 2012 Conference, Daytona Beach, paid from project #41000.
2. Laura Brown, District PreK-Homeless-Student Services Coordinator, May 1 – 4, 2012, Vision/Transition Conference, Tampa, paid from project #40230F2012.
3. Linda Durrance, Lori Lott and Anna G. Mikell, District Title I, May 6 – 10, 2012, Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators and East Coast Technical Assistance Center Forum, Tampa, paid from project #42412F2012.
4. Kathryn Lawrence and Carol Jones, March 18 – 20, 2012, Just Read Florida Professional Development, Orlando, paid from project #11332F2012.
5. Dr. Gina Tovine – Assistant Superintendent, William Tovine – CHS Principal and Angelita Thomas – WES Assistant Principal, February 29 and March 1, 2012, FL Dept. of Ed. Community of Practice Remediation Task Force Conference, St. Augustine, Dr. Tovine expenses paid from project #10073, others no cost to the Board. - 3 -
f) Student Trip Requests:
1. Alice Graham, CHS Health Occupations Teacher and HOSA Advisor, March 29 – April 1, 2012, HOSA State Conference, Jacksonville, chaperones Sally Martinez, Perry Davidson, Christi Penney, Toni Jenkins, Suzanne Harris, 23 students, 1 school bus, advisor expenses paid from project #15300, all other expenses paid internal account.
2. John C. Wilder, WHS FFA Advisor, March 16 and 17, 2012, State FFA Nursery/Landscape Competition, St. Petersburg, 4 students, county van, advisor expenses paid from project #15300, all other expenses paid internal account.
g) Administrative Services:
1. Contracts and/or Agreements
a) Approval of the 2012/2013 SY Agreement with Seminole County Public Schools
for Medicaid School Administrative Claiming.
b) Approval of the 2010-2011 SY School Safety and Security Best Practices Report
h) Instructional Services:
1. Contracts and/or Agreements
a) Approval of the 2012/2013 SY Agreement with College of Central Florida and the Mid
Florida Career Pathway Consortium, implementing programs for students in Levy County.
i) Recommendations:
1. Georgia Browning, JBES Teacher, effective February 27, 2012, replacing Jacqueline Appling.
2. Approval of the 2012-2013 Official School Calendar.
3. John A. Costa, BES OPS Teacher, effective February 29, 2012, 4.0 hours per day, replacing Sylvia Rutledge for remaining hours, paid from project #40241F2012.
4. Payment of Supplements to the following personnel for supplemental activities during the 2011-2012 school year.
School , SP#, Supplemen, Name Employee, Effective Date:
JBES, 221, Degree - AA Instr. ESP, Rose L. Zane, 01/11/12
CMS, 542, Track – MS, Angela Q. Johnson, amend to 01/31/12
CES,     220, Degree - 3 Year College-Instructional, ESP,     Charles (Chad) Brock, 02/17/12 (delete)
CMS, 241, ESOL Endorsement,    Charles (Chad) Brock,     02/20/12
CMS, 411, Reading Endorsement, Charles (Chad) Brock, 02/20/12
JBES, 241, ESOL Endorsement, Georgia Browning, 02/27/12