Anderson School District One

March 1, 2017

1.      Call to Order – Mrs. Nancy Upton

2.      Invocation – Mr. David Merritt

3.      Pledge of Allegiance

4.      Minutes of January 31 Meeting – Minutes were approved as received in the mail.  

5.      Superintendent’s Report

 a.      Financial Report – Mr. Thomas and Mr. Havird provided the financial report.

 b.      Instructional Report – Mrs. Harrison provided information on curriculum and instruction.

 c.     Student Nutritional Report – Mr. Binnicker provided an update on student nutrition. 

 d.    Building Program Update - Mr. Havird gave the board an update on the building program.

 e.    Consideration of First Reading of Board Policies - The board considered the policies below as first reading.

BCB-Board Member/Superintendent Conflict of Interest
BEC-Executive Sessions/Open Meetings
GCB-Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation
GCQF-Discipline, Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff
GCQF-R-Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of Professional Staff
IHAC-Social Studies Education
IHAM-Health Education
IHAM-E-Health Education Opt-Out Form
IJA-Comparability of Services
IKA-Grading/Assessment Systems/Class Rankings
IKA-R-Grading/Assessment Systems/Class Rankings
ILBB-R-State Program Assessments
KBB-Parental Rights and Responsibilities
 
f. Personnel – All personnel were approved as received in the mail.
Administrative Recommendations:
Mr. Robbie Binnicker, Assistant Superintendent for Administration
 Mrs. Jane Harrison, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum
Mrs. Becky Brady, Director of Personnel
Ms. Deborah Joye, Director of Nutrition Services
Mr. Travis Thomas, Director of Finance
Dr. Brian Keith, Director of Special Services
Mrs. Lisa Cassidy, Director of Planning and Development
Mrs. Christie Shealy, Director of Testing
Mrs. Andria Hancock, Director of Technology
Mr. Chris Lesley, Director of Maintenance
 
Leave:
Ms. Lindsay Nix, Art Teacher, Powdersville Elementary School

Ms. Nix has requested a six week medical leave with an approximate beginning date of April 28, 2017 and a return date of June 9, 2017.

Recommendations:
Ms. Randee Dorontich, Spanish Teacher, Wren High School
Mr. Anthony Frate, Science Teacher, Wren High School
Ms. Diana Garcia, Resource Teacher, West Pelzer Elementary School
Ms. Maggie Garland, SC OI/DD Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
Ms. Sarah Harbaugh, Resource Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
Mr. Ryan Norton, SC LD Teacher, Powdersville High School
Ms. Lindsey Owen, Resource Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
Ms. Kristan Penland, Art Teacher, Wren Middle School
Ms. Krystin Vargo, Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
 
Resignations:
Ms. Carla Nash, Media Specialist, West Pelzer Elementary
Mr. Corey Davis, Grade 7 Math Teacher, Palmetto Middle
 
Retirement:
Sharon Southerlin, Speech Pathologist, Spearman Elementary
 
Transfers:
Lisa Brown, Fifth Grade Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School to Sixth Grade Teacher, Palmetto Middle School
 
Ms. Tamara Cox, Instructional Technologist, will transfer to Media Specialist at Wren High School.

Ms. Nadia Granger, LD Resource Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School to Classroom Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School

Ms. Katie Howard, .5 ESOL, Cedar Grove Elementary School, .5 LAUNCH, West Pelzer Elementary School will transfer to 1.0 teacher at West Pelzer Elementary School.

Ms. Amy Lanford, Sixth Grade Teacher, Wren Middle School to Fifth Grade Teacher, Hunt Meadows Elementary School

Ms. Shannon McCombs, Fourth Grade Teacher, Spearman Elementary School to Sixth Grade Teacher at Powdersville Elementary School

Ms. Tracy Payne, Fifth Grade Teacher, Hunt Meadows Elementary, will transfer to Media Specialist at Palmetto Elementary School.

Ms. Joanna Watkins, Social Studies Teacher, Palmetto High School, will transfer to Media Specialist at Palmetto High School.

Ms. Kristi White, Speech Pathologist at Concrete Primary School and Powdersville Middle School to Speech Pathologist, Spearman Elementary School

Ms. Ashley Williams, Sixth Grade Teacher, Palmetto Middle School to Fourth Grade Teacher, Powdersville Elementary School

6.      Adjourn

        Anderson School District One Board of Trustees

        David C. Havird, Superintendent

        The next board meeting will be held March 28, 2017.  

 

 

 

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