• Board Notes/Agenda from
    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Board of Education Meeting



    ·         Call to Order and Adoption of Agenda – Chairman – Steve DeBerry

    ·         Opening Devotional

    ·         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

    o   Mt. Gilead Elementary Students: Alexa Cranford, Baylee Ellis, Cheyenne Taylor

    ·         Election of Montgomery County Board of Education Officers for Year Ending December, 2012 - Steve DeBerry - Chair & Tommy Blake - Vice Chair


    RECOGNITIONS - The Board recognized the following individuals.

    • Resolution of Esteem for Louise Nash Dorsett (Enclosure 1)
      • Family Attending – Son, Lewis Dorsett and Daughter, Marion Dorsett Thompson
    • Community Partnership Award
      • Uwharrie Mountain Lodge Restaurant - Gene Lampley, Bernice Lampley, Buddy Starnes
    • 2011 Exceptional Children Teacher of Excellence
      •  Green Ridge Elementary – Angela Dawkins-Greene
    • 2011 Montgomery County Principal of the Year
      • East Middle School – Joan Frye

    CONSENT AGENDA - The Board approved the consent agenda

    • Board Minutes:  November 7, 2011 Regular Meeting and Special Board Meeting For Redistricting November 28, 2011 – (Enclosure 2) – Carol Hardee
    • Personnel and Auxiliary Reports – (Enclosure 3)  Kevin Lancaster
    • Budget Amendment #7 – (Enclosure 4) – Kathy Johnson
    • Montgomery County Schools Auditing 2011-2012 Contract – (Enclosure 5) – Kathy Johnson
    • Exceptional Children’s Contract – Medicaid Reimbursement Services, PCG – (Enclosure 6) – Barbara Slingerland

    I.  NC Public Schools Will Produce Globally Competitive Students


    • Mt. Gilead Elementary – Student Led Classrooms - Several students from Mt. Gilead Elementary presented to the Board, discussing student led classrooms.
      • Charles DelForge, Principal   
    • Montgomery County Schools State Ranking –  (Enclosure 7)Dale Ellis, Ben Grindstaff - The ranking for MCS was presented to the Board.
    • Midyear Review Date – (Enclosure 8) – Dale Ellis Action Item - The Board will decide the date of the midyear review at a later time.

    II. NC Public Schools Will Be Led by 21st Century Professionals


    III. NC Public School Students Will Be Healthy and Responsible

    • Cell Phones Update – (Enclosure 9)Dale Ellis - Dr. Ellis presented feedback on the cell phone policy to the Board.  They gave him recommendations for an updated policy and he will bring a draft to them at a later time.

    V. Leadership Will Guide Innovation in NC Public Schools

    • Calendar Update – (Enclosure 10)Dale Ellis - Four versions of the 2012-13 calendar will be presented to the Board in January.

    V. NC Public Schools Will be Governed and Supported by 21st Century Systems

    ·         Montgomery County Sales Tax Update – (Enclosure 11)Dale Ellis - Dr. Ellis gave a quarter-cent sales tax update to the Board.  MCS will start receiving money starting April 1, 2012.

    ·         Montgomery County Schools Redistricting Update – (Enclosure 12)Dale Ellis - Dr. Ellis gave a redistricting update to the Board.

    ·         Policy and Regulations – (Enclosure 13) – Kevin Lancaster Action Item - The Board approved the following policies.

    o    Policy Code 1510/4200/7270             School Safety

    o    Policy Code 1510/4200/7270-R         Responding to Bomb Threats

    o    Policy Code 1610/7800                       Professional and Staff


    o Policy Code 3101                                Dual Enrollment

    o    Policy Code 3110                                 Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction

    o   Policy Code 3300                                 School Calendar and Time for Learning

    o   Policy Code 3320                                 School Trips

    o   Policy Code 3410                                 Testing and Assessment Program

    o   Policy Code 3430                                 School Improvement Plan

    o   Policy Code 3470/4305                       Alternative Learning Programs/Schools

    o   Policy Code 3530                                 Citizenship and Character Education

    o   Policy Code 4050                                 Children of Military Families

    o   Policy Code 4100                                 Age Requirements for Initial Entry

    o   Policy Code 4152                                 Unsafe School Choice Transfer

    o   Policy Code 4155                                 Assignment to Classes

    o   Policy Code 4335                                 Criminal Behavior

    o   Policy Code 7130                                 Licensure

    o   Policy Code 7130-R                             Licensure

    o   Policy Code 7240                                 Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace

    o   Policy Code 7620                                 Payroll Deductions

    o   Policy Code 7810                                 Evaluations of Licensed Employees

    o   Policy Code 7811                                 Plans for Growth and Improvement of                                                               Licensed Employees

    o   Policy Code 7815                                Evaluation of Non-Licensed Employees

    o   Policy Code 7820                                Personnel Files

    o   Policy Code 7930                                Professional Employees:  Demotion and


    o   Policy Code 7950                                Probationary Teachers:  Nonrenewal


    ·         Policy and Regulations – (Enclosure 14) – Kevin Lancaster First Reading - The Board were presented with the following policies for first reading.

    o   Policy Code 3225/4312/7320            Technology Acceptable Use Policy

    o   Policy Code 3225/4312/7320 E-1     Technology Acceptable Use Agreement

                                                                  for Students

    o   Policy Code 7560          NEW             Return to Work After Injury


     VI. Superintendent’s Remarks


    ·         Dale Ellis - During his superintendent's remarks, Dr. Ellis updated the Board on the presentation he is presenting at all schools for faculty/staff - the presentations are going very well.


    closed session for the purpose of DISCUSSING PERSONNEL [NC GENERAL STATUTE 143-318.11(a)(6)] .


    ADJOURNMENT – Chairman DeBerry




    • Monday, January 9, 2012, 6:30 p.m.



    • MCBOE visit to Mt. Gilead Elementary – Thursday, December 15, 2011, Noon
    • MCBOE visit to West Middle School – Thursday, January 19, 2012, Noon
Last Modified on December 25, 2012