MINUTES

 

POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

1662 Morganza Highway

New Roads, LA 70760

 

REGULAR MEETING

Thursday, July 31, 2008

 

The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board met in a regular session on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the School Board Office, in New Roads, Louisiana.  Mr. James Cline, President, called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

 

Board members present were Messrs. Chad Aguillard, Frank R. Aguillard, Jr., Brandon Bergeron, James M. Cline, Kevin Hotard, Thomas A. Nelson, Joseph Major Thibaut, Jr., and Mrs. Debbie Collins.

 

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Mr. Frank R. Aguillard led the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America.

 

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The invocation was offered by Philip Dozier, a deacon from Fordoche Baptist Church in Fordoche, LA .

 

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It was announced that the Finance Committee meeting previously scheduled prior to the regular meeting was cancelled due to the lack of a quorum of the Committee.

 

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Superintendent Rawls announced that an item needs to be added to expand the agenda to address the adoption of the 2008-2009 salary schedules.  The General Appropriations Bill (House Bill 1) of the 2008 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature provided funding for a $1,019 across-the-board Certificated Pay Raise to be distributed in FY 2008-2009.  Certificated staff persons holding positions that require a teaching certificate are eligible for the certificated pay raise while those individuals holding teaching certificates employed in positions not requiring a teaching certificate shall not be considered for the certificated pay raise.  House Bill 1 of the 2008 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature also appropriated $1,000 dedicated to a one-time salary supplement for all non-certificated, unclassified support personnel.  Draft copies of salary schedules were provided to Board members for their review prior to the vote.  

 

Added Agenda Items. On a motion by Mr. Frank Aguillard, seconded by Mr. Thomas Nelson, the Board voted unanimously to add an item to the agenda regarding the adoption of 2008-2009 salary schedules for certificated and non-certificated employees of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board. 

 

Superintendent Rawls requested that the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board not only approve certificated pay increases funded under the prescribed eligible criterion, but recommended that they would also consider allowing those persons not included (i.e., the Director of Support Services, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Supervisor of Food Services, with exclusion of the Superintendent) to receive the pay raise funding allocation.

 

Board member Thomas Nelson stated that he has a problem justifying the increase for persons that were excluded from the categories as indicated by the MFP.  Mr. Hotard inquired if the increase was given to employees that had been excluded last year.  Dr. Rawls informed Mr. Hotard that these employees had been included last year.  Mr. Cline questioned where the money would come from should the Board approve to include personnel within the "excluded categories" as prescribed by the State.  Superintendent Rawls stated that general fund monies would be used to substantiate the increase.

 

Adopted Certificated Salary Schedules for 2008-2009 .  Mr. Frank Aguillard made a motion, seconded by Mr. Major Thibaut, to approve the salary schedules that would include the State's $1019.00 salary increase for certificated personnel within the prescribed eligibility criterion.  Unanimously carried.

 

Adopted Non-Certificated Salary Schedules for 2008-2009.   Mr. Thomas Nelson made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Debbie Collins, to approve the state's $1,000.00 one-time supplement for support personnel.  Unanimously carried.

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Recognition of Outstanding School Support Employee of the Year.  The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), the Louisiana Department of Education, and the Louisiana Legislature recognize that non-instructional school personnel have a vital role in providing an education for children.  Carol Smith, a custodian at Livonia High School for the past twelve years, was recognized as the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board's Support Worker of the Year. Superintendent Daniel Rawls and School Board President James "Bado" Cline, presented Mrs. Smith with a certificate for being chosen as the Outstanding Support Employee of the Year, and a photograph was taken to be published in the local journal.

 

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Change in Agenda Item Order.  President James Cline stated that he would like to move agenda item eighteen up on the agenda to accommodate Mr. Russell Polar.  He was just informed that Mr. Polar has another commitment and will not be able to attend the entire School Board meeting.  This request was granted.

 

Lease Agreement of the Vacant LaBarre School.  Mr. Russell Polar thanked the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board for allowing him the opportunity to address them regarding an outreach of faith-based programs that are associated with Winning the Battle, Inc. (WTB), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving Pointe Coupee and surrounding parishes in the Greater Baton Rouge area.   Mr. Polar provided the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board members with copies of information pertaining to their mission statement, objectives, core values, and the overview of Winning the Battle, Inc., Programs.  After his presentation, Mr. Polar announced that the WTB Board would like to secure a building in order to proceed with obtaining grants, etc., and requested that the Board consider leasing the vacant LaBarre School building.  Mr. Thibaut stated that the program sounds like an excellent program and something needs to be done with the LaBarre School Building; however, his only concern is that of security issues being that a school is located next door.  Mr. Thibaut suggested that the Sheriff's Department be included before the formal agreement is finalized as he is concerned about convicted felons enrolled in the program located next to a high school where students are in attendance.  Mr. Polar stated that he had two meetings with the Sheriff regarding the re-entry program to help convicted felons receive education, job-training, etc., and it was stated that the Sheriff would work with the program to prevent institutional recidivism.  The faith-based initiative would positively impact the productivity of the citizens of Pointe Coupee and surrounding parishes in the Greater Baton Rouge area, by effectively partnering with community organizations, schools and government to create and administer community-based and family focused programs aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of the family unit.   It was also mentioned that there is a two-year time frame regarding former School Board members wanting to engage in transactions with their former school system.

 

Mr. Brandon Bergeron made a motion, seconded by Mr. Chad Aguillard, to secure the LaBarre Elementary School Building for grant purposes to be used by Winning the Battle Ministry, Inc. with the understanding that this must be checked out by an attorney.

 

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Superintendent Rawls stated he would like to request to defer consent agenda items six (approval of the minutes from the regular meeting of June 24, 2008), seven (approval of the Executive Committee minutes of July 17, 2008), and nine (consider adoption of a policy regarding time clock procedures).  Items were deferred.

 

                                                                  Consent Agenda

 

Permission Granted to Advertise for Copy Paper.  Mr. Kevin Hotard made a motion to grant permission to advertise for multi-purpose copy paper (8 2" x 11", 20 lb., 92 bright, white 5,000 sheets per case).  The motion was seconded by Mr. Frank Aguillard.  Unanimously carried.

 

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Monthly Financial Information.  School Board members were provided with copies of the reconciled bank statement from Guaranty Bank (6/1/08 thru 6/30/08); general fund cash account information relative to 6/30/08; an outstanding check report of 6/30/08, an accounting statement of revenue and expenditures ending 6/30/08; and sales and use tax collection information (June 2008).

 

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Hear Public Comments Regarding the Proposed 2008-2009 General Fund Budget.  A public notice was published in the official journal for more than thirty days stating that the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board's 2008-2009 General Fund Budget was presented at the May 22, 2008-regular meeting of the School Board, and available for public review during normal working hours at the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board Office, located at 1662 Louisiana Highway 1, in New Roads, LA.  This agenda item was included on the agenda to allow public comments, as statutorily required, prior to the Board's consideration of adoption of said general fund budget/resolution. 

 

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Adoption of the 2008-2009 General Fund Budget/Resolution. Mr. Joshua Langlois, Chief Financial Officer, attached a budget letter to the proposed budget that has been available for public review for more than thirty days. A budget resolution was also prepared for consideration of adoption.  Superintendent Rawls stated that the 2008-2009 budget is similar to the budget that was adopted last year, it is developed by using projections.  This budget includes MFP funding amounts, and he recommended that the Board approve the adoption of this budget that is in the black, however, it may have to be revised in the future inasmuch as it does not reflect the expenditures that will be calculated for the students that may attend the charter school; this will have to be determined after school starts when actual enrollment numbers can be obtained.  Mr. Thibaut questioned Dr. Rawls about the date that he expects to receive a clear budget for 07-08.  Superintendent Rawls mentioned that the 2007-2008 FY has not been closed; however the budget should be clear in the next four to six weeks, as the AFR and CAFR reports will provide more definitive numbers.

 

A Resolution pertaining to the 2008-2009 budget was offered for consideration of adoption.

 

                                                             BUDGET RESOLUTION

 

The following resolution was offered by Mr. Thomas Nelson and seconded by Mr. Kevin Hotard.

 

A resolution adopting, finalizing and implementing the General Fund Budget of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009.

 

WHEREAS, Joshua Langlois, in his capacity as chief administrative officer of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board, prepared, with the assistance of Superintendent Daniel R. Rawls, a proposed General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, which was accompanied by a budget adoption resolution; and

WHEREAS, the proposed General Fund Budget, and the accompanying budget adoption resolution have been submitted to this School Board for review and consideration; and

 

WHEREAS, notice of the availability of the proposed General Fund Budget has been timely published in the Pointe Coupee Banner (the local journal); and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed General Fund Budget has been reviewed and considered; now

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board that the proposed General Fund Budget is hereby approved, adopted, and finalized subject to the following changes:

 

1. N/A

 

2. N/A

 

3. N/A

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent/Secretary-Treasurer of the School Board, Daniel R. Rawls, or his successor, is hereby authorized and in his sole discretion, to make such changes within the various budget classifications as he may deem necessary provided that any reallocation of funds affecting in excess of five percent (5%) of the projected revenue collections must be approved in advance by action of the School Board at a meeting duly noticed and convened.

                                                                             

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of the School Board, Daniel R. Rawls, or his successor, in his capacity as chief administrative officer of the School Board, is hereby directed to advise the School Board in writing when:

 

1.         Revenue collections plus projected revenue collections for the remainder of the year, within a fund are failing to meet estimated annual budgeted revenues by five percent (5%) or more.

 

2.         Actual expenditures plus projected expenditures for the remainder of the year, within a fund, are exceeding the estimated budgeted expenditures by five percent (5%) or more, or

 

3.         The actual beginning fund balance, within a fund, fails to meet the estimated beginning fund balance by five percent (5%) or more, and the fund balance is being used to fund current year expenditures.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Secretary-Treasure of the School Board, Daniel R. Rawls, or his successor, shall certify completion of all actions required by Louisiana R.S. 39:1306 by publishing a notice of the minutes of the meeting in the Pointe Coupee Banner.

 

This resolution having been submitted to a vote, was approved by the Board at a regular meeting held on Thursday, July 31, 2008, with the following vote recorded:

 

 

YEAS:              Chad Aguillard, Frank R. Aguillard, Jr., Brandon Bergeron, James M. Cline, Debbie Collins, Kevin Hotard, Thomas Nelson and Major Thibaut

 

NAYS:              None    

 

ABSTAINED:     None    

 

ABSENT:          None    

                                                                    CERTIFICATE

 

I, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board, New Roads, Louisiana, on the 31st day of July 2008, at which time a quorum was present and voting.

                                                          

Daniel R. Rawls, Ph.D., Superintendent

Secretary-Treasurer

Pointe Coupee Parish School Board

(SEAL) 

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Approval of Revisions to the Pupil Progression Plan for 2008-2009.   Cindy O'Meara provided copies of the proposed revisions to the pupil progression plan for the 2008-2009 school year, along with a summary of the proposed revision. She also indicated that the Committee of Educators and the Committee of Parent's meetings were held.

 

Mr. Thomas Nelson made a motion to approve the revisions to the Pupil Progression Plan for 2008-2009.  Mr. Major Thibaut seconded the motion.  Unanimously carried.

 

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Personnel Actions.  Mr. Major Thibaut made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kevin Hotard, to approve the following personnel actions.  Unanimously carried.

 

A.         Resignations:

 

Shandy M. Adams, certified teacher, Pointe Coupee Central High School, effective 05.23.08;

Katrice Antoine, certified teacher, Pointe Coupee Central High School, effective 05.23.08;

Wanda Battley, school food service technician, Pointe Coupee Central High School, effective 05.23.08;

Karla Bellelo, certified teacher, Rougon Elementary School, 07.10.08;

Kimberly Bellelo, certified teacher, Valverda Elementary School, 07.03.08;

Elise Bryant, certified teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 06.30.08;

Sandy Charlet, school nurse, Rosenwald Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Mercedes Christopher, certified teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Gabrielle Cotten, certified teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 06.30.08;

Lynn Gaspard, Paraprofessional, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Clara Harrison, certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Madeline Jack, certified teacher, Pointe Coupee Central High School, 06.30.08;

Shane Landry, non-certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Shamelda Louis, non-certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Roselyn Martin, non-certified teacher, Pointe Coupee Central High School, 05.23.08;

Suzanne Moore, certified teacher, Livonia High School, 05.23.08;

Celestine Pierre, certified teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 05.23.08;

Jessica Rioux, paraprofessional, Rosenwald Elementary School, 06.30.08;

Abby Scarborough, certified teacher, Livonia High School, 05.23.08; and

Albert Torregano, non-certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, effective 05.23.08.

 

B.         Requests for Leave Without Pay:

 

Betty Antoine, certified teacher, 2008-2009 school session (Advance Baton Rouge);

Elizabeth Keaton-Johnson, ancillary teacher, 2008-2009 school session (Advance Baton Rouge);

Gregory Leblanc, certified teacher, 2008-2009 school session (Advance Baton Rouge);

Grace Patton, certified teacher, 2008-2009 school session (Advance Baton Rouge);

Stefan Smith, CTTIE teacher, 2008-2009 school session (Advance Baton Rouge); and

Mary Evans, custodian, Valverda Elementary School, 06.23.08-06.30.08/ 07.29.08-08.04.08.

 

C.         New Hires:

 

Clara Boling, practitioner teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Kristin Cantwell, non-certified teacher, Valverda Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Michele Cushman, practitioner teacher, Valverda Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Jenny Donaghey, practitioner teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Bobbie Duhe, retiree return to work-certified teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08;

Mary Fowlder, retiree return to work-certified teacher, Valverda Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Antonio Garcia, non-certified teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08;

Nicole Guidry, non-certified teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08;

Nancy Kindy, certified teacher, Rougon Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Kenneth Langlois, practitioner teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08;

Lauren Mayfield, practitioner teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Christopher McNamara, non-certified teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08;

Ingrid Nelson, non-certified teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Mary Helen Roy, certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Andrew Sears, practitioner teacher, Rosenwald Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Shirley Soprano, retiree return to work -certified teacher, Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary School, 08.04.08;

Christopher Towery, certified teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08; and

Jennifer Vulgamore, practitioner teacher, Livonia High School, 08.04.08

 

D.         Retirement:

 

Paul Lorio, certified teacher, Pointe Coupee Central High School, effective 05.23.08

 

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Adoption of the 2008-2009 Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.   Ms. LaShonda Victorian, Supervisor of Child Welfare and Attendance, provided draft copies of the 2008-2009 Pointe Coupee Parish Student Handbook and Code of Conduct that were prepared by her department.  She stated that changes were made after reviewing acts of the 2008 Legislative Session, as well as the elimination of Pointe Coupee Central High School and the Vocational Academy.

 

On a motion by Mr. Brandon Bergeron, seconded by Mr. Major Thibaut, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the 2008-2009 Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.

 

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Presentation by Monica Fabre, a Representative of "Friends of Pointe Coupee Central High School."  Monica Fabre expressed her gratitude to the Board for allowing her to speak.  Mrs. Fabre stated that the takeover of Pointe Coupee Central by Advance Baton Rouge is an issue that is dividing the parish's residents.  She stated that clarification is needed regarding the process to transfer out of Pointe Coupee Central High School and that Attorney Tracy Washington, CEO and the executive director of the Louisiana Justice Institute, was invited to the meeting on behalf of the Friends of Pointe Coupee Central. Ms. Washington informed the School Board that she had been contacted by persons that were concerned that they did not know the procedure to "opt out of attending Pointe Coupee Central and transferring to Livonia High School, the parish's only other high school.  Additionally, she was the meeting to get answers for those parents who do not plan to send their children to Central as it is converted to a charter school for the 2008-2009 school session.  She requested information pertaining to the following:  whom should parents submit their opt-out forms?  Is there a backup plan, should enrollment at Livonia High exceed the school's capacity? Will students be placed at Livonia High School on a first-come, first-served basis?  What schooling options will families have for future high school students should Advance Baton Rouge fail to raise academic achievement at Pointe Coupee Central High School?  Superintendent Rawls stated that parents should have received letters by now explaining the process of opting out of the charter school. Board member Thomas Nelson stated that parents have contacted him as they are confused and are receiving conflicting information about what the students should be doing who choose to opt-out.  Board member Chad Aguillard questioned Dr. Rawls if parents of students that wised to change schools could be walked through the process to eliminate any confusion.  Supt. Rawls stated that he has explained the process many times and also placed an ad in a newspaper regarding the process.  He mentioned that the school system would place another advertisement to eliminate any confusion before the beginning of the school year.  Dr. Rawls stated that students and parents who have come to the School Board Office to inquire about the process of transferring from Pointe Coupee Central to Livonia High School have been referred to the Child Welfare and Attendance Department.  He mentioned that the procedure is the same no matter what school a student intends to attend this coming school year, as you are to enroll at the school that you will be attending.  Supt. Rawls stated that every effort will be made to place high school students who do not want to attend the new charter school at Livonia High School.  He further explained that all 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades will have to be considered as this is the only other public high school in the parish.  Superintendent Rawls outlined a contingency plan to ensure a place for everyone who did not want to attend Pointe Coupee Central this up-coming school year.  The possibility of overcrowding at Livonia High School and other problems were created because the school's staff was enrolling everyone who walked up, even students in the seventh and eight grades, although there are other schools available for those students.  Mrs. Washington stated that the responses have provided some clarity.

 

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Presentation by Annie Morrison, Executive Director, Public Action for Change in Education (PACE).  Mrs. Annie Morrison prepared a Power-Point presentation that was shown at the meeting.  She provided information regarding how Pace was formed, its goal, its mission, its board of eight members, past initiatives, its strategic plan, accountability, schools in need, and community relations. It was explained that PACE is organized for the purpose of supporting progressive leadership and systemic change in Pointe Coupee Parish Schools and that they will work collectively to improve the educational outcomes in our parish to create excellence in education for children.  Superintendent Rawls stated that according to the test data that Mrs. Morrison had just presented, it appeared that Pointe Coupee Central High School had shown improvement regarding their test scores.  Superintendent Rawls further stated that if Pointe Coupee Central High School would continue on this same track, he is of the opinion that significant gains would be achieved and the school's performance label would ultimately improve, thus moving the school from an academically unacceptable category to an acceptable category perhaps within thirty-six months.  He questioned if Mrs. Morrison was of the same opinion and she indicated that test scores at Pointe Coupee Central have improved and concurred with Superintendent Rawls.

 

After the presentation, the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board was requested to adopt a Resolution that PACE, along with the School Board members, would accept and actively support their strategies that will improve the educational outcomes of the Pointe Coupee Parish School District, creating excellence in education for all children. 

 

Several School Board members mentioned that they feel that PACE is a political organization that endorses candidates and they would not support PACE's efforts, including the organization's intention to evaluate board members= performances, as they are of the opinion that the people who elect the School Board members should make the assessments.  Some School Board members are of the opinion that there may be a conflict of interest given the fact that Mrs. Morrison is employed as a communications specialist by Advance Baton Rouge, which recently took over Pointe Coupee Central High School after years of poor school performance scores.

 

Other School Board members voiced their appreciation for any civic group coming in to help as long as they are helping the people of Pointe Coupee.  It was stated that looking at doing what's right for children rather than a divided School Board is needed.

 

Mr. Major Thibaut made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kevin Hotard, to approve a Resolution with PACE to support its goals and methods as presented by Mrs. Morrison. A roll call vote resulted in the following:

 

YEAS:              Debbie Collins, Kevin Hotard, and Major Thibaut

 

NAYS:              Chad Aguillard, Frank Aguillard, Brandon Bergeron, James Cline, and

Thomas Nelson 

 

ABSENT:          None

 

The motion failed by a 3-5 vote of the Board.

 

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Consider Adoption of an Employee Supplement for the 2008-2009 School Year. Mr. Brandon Bergeron, Finance Committee Chairperson, stated that in addition to the state=s legislative allotments he would like to propose that the Board consider giving $1,000.00 to teachers and $500.00 to support workers as a one-time stipend to be issued with the August 25, 2008 checks. 

 

Prior to voting on this item, Mr. Major Thibaut questioned whether or not the Superintendent would recommend to the Board that they consider adoption of the proposed additional supplement of $1,000.00 for teachers and $500.00 for support workers. Dr. Daniel Rawls stated that he would not recommend the additional employee stipend at this particular time.   The uncertainty of staffing needs pertaining to the enrollment counts, as well as sales tax revenues, are of significant concern with regard to cash flow.   Following Dr. Rawls' recommendation, Mr. Bergeron and Mr. Cline stated that for the record, Superintendent Rawls indicated that three positions and four bus routes would be eliminated and according to this information this is where the money would be generated from to provide the stipend to the teachers and support workers.

 

Mr. Brandon Bergeron made a motion, seconded by Mr. James Cline, to approve an additional one-time stipend of $1,000.00 for teachers and $500.00 for support workers.

 

A roll call vote regarding the additional one-time stipend resulted in the following:

 

YEAS:              Brandon Bergeron and James Cline

 

NAYS:              Chad Aguillard, Frank Aguillard, Debbie Collins, Kevin Hotard, Thomas Nelson, and Major Thibaut

 

ABSENT:          None

 

The motion failed by a 2-6 vote of the Board. 

 

It was stated that after "hard" numbers are received to substantiate the stipend,  this item will be proposed for a vote at another meeting.

 

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Consider Adoption of a Flex Pay Incentive Program for Employees.  The State has proposed a flex pay incentive program for employees. School Boards throughout the state are being requested to adopt a local plan to be submitted to the State Department by September 9, 2008.  A short discussion followed regarding consideration for supplemental pay for persons who do not miss work, compensation for teachers who wish to reach a higher level through the rigorous process required to receive the status of National Board Certification.  It was decided that this agenda item would be further researched and placed on the August agenda.

 

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Remarks from Superintendent Rawls.  Dr. Rawls requested that persons not park in the reserved parking places designated for School Board members on meeting days.  Superintendent Rawls mentioned that in an effort to save parents tuition dollars, he is pursuing information regarding dual credit with colleges, as well as advance placement opportunities.  An application will be submitted to the Head Start Bureau requesting to have the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board become the Replacement Grantee for the parish.  This would allow the school system to operate a three year old Head Start program.  Dr. Rawls also alluded to the Reading and Numeracy Coaches needed to integrate with the new curriculum, and the technical center proposal for training and instructing teachers.

 

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Expression of Sympathy.  On motion by the entire Board and seconded by the entire Board, an expression of sympathy was offered to the family of:

 

Mr. Edgar Saizan, retiree of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board and husband of Kathy Saizan, a teacher at Rougon Elementary School.

 

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Adjournment.  On a motion by Mr. Frank Aguillard, seconded by Mr. Thomas Nelson,  the meeting adjourned at 8:51 p.m.

 

POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

                                                                                                        

James M. Cline, President

                                                                          

Daniel R. Rawls, Ph.D., Superintendent

Secretary-Treasurer