•  Board Notes/Agenda from

    Monday, April 4, 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   Page Street Elementary – 5th Grade National Honor Society Members

    §  A.J. Bulthuis

    §  Jenniyah Ingram

    §  Angelina Soulasinh


    RECOGNITIONS - The Board Recognized the following individuals.
    • Resolution of Esteem - (Enclosure)
      • Dorothy Boney Garriss
    • Montgomery County Schools Community Partnership Award  
      • Rodney Webb – East Middle School
    •  Montgomery County Schools Making a Difference Award—Middle School Level
      •  April Hurley, East Middle School
      • Robert Dunn, East Middle School
    • Energy Star Award
      • Page Street Elementary
      • Montgomery Learning Academy

        CONSENT AGENDA - The Board approved the consent agenda

      • Board Minutes:  March 7, 2011 Regular Meeting – (Enclosure) – Carol Hardee
      • Personnel and Auxiliary Reports – (Enclosure)  Kevin Lancaster
      • Budget Amendment 13 & 14 – (Enclosure) – Kathy Johnson
      • Liquidation of Met Life – (Enclosure) – Kathy Johnson

      I.  NC Public Schools Will Produce Globally Competitive Students


      • Page Street Elementary – A Culture of Positive Change
        • Principal, Anne McLean gave a presentation on the impact Professional Learning Communities have made on Page Street Elementary
      • Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Update – Sue Hatley
      • Montgomery County Schools Strategic Plan – (Enclosure) – Dale Ellis - The Board approved the Strategic Plan.

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

      III. NC Public School Students Will Be Healthy and Responsible
      • Montgomery County Schools Free Breakfast Update – (Enclosure 7) - Frank Fiorella, child nutrition director, gave the Board an update on the free breakfast initiative.  The Board approved the pilot to continue through the 2011-12 school year.
      • 2009-2010 Montgomery County Schools Dropout Report – (Enclosure 8)Ed Caldwell presented the dropout report to the Board.

      IV. Leadership Will Guide Innovation in NC Public Schools
      • Board Member Staff Development Opportunities – (Enclosure) - Dale Ellis - The majority of the Board voted to keep the current travel policy for board members.

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

      ·         Policy and Regulations – (Enclosure 10) – Kevin Lancaster The Board approved the following policies:

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

      o   Policy Code 7401                   School Bus Drivers

      ·         Policy and Regulations – (Enclosure 11) – Kevin Lancaster First Reading

      o   Policy Code 4317-R               School Uniforms

      o   Policy Code 4400                   Attendance

      ·         GovDeals.com – (Enclosure 12) – Bill Mingin


      VI. Superintendent’s Remarks


      ·         Dale Ellis – (Enclosure) - Dr. Ellis commented on the current budget situations. Click HERE to review his prepared remarks.


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



      ADJOURNMENT – Chairman DeBerry




      • Monday, May 2, 2011, 6:30 p.m.



      • Thursday, April 7, 2011, Noon – MCBOE visit to Page Street Elementary


Last Modified on April 7, 2011