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July Board of Ed meeting recap

posted Jul 12, 2016, 1:54 PM by Valerie Newton   [ updated Jul 12, 2016, 1:57 PM ]
At the July 11, 2016 Board of Education meeting, action items were presented as follows:
  • * Advisory Councils for Dublin Primary School and Bladen Lakes Primary School were approved
  • * Final 2015-2016 school year budget amendments were approved
  • * Designation of School Treasurers for the 2016-20107 school year were approved
  • * Renewal for Student Accident Insurance Policy with The Young Group for the 2016-2017 school year was approved
  • Payroll Dates for the 2016-2017 school year were approved
  • Teacher Assistant Evaluation Instrument was approved
  • Beginning Teacher Support Program handbook was approved
  • Exceptional Children's contracts for Summer Compliance Work and Psychological Services were approved
  • Fundraising requests for Bladen Lakes Primary School, Clarkton School of Discovery, East Bladen High School and Elizabethtown Primary School were approved
Under the Superintendent's Report: 
  • Dr. Taylor presented information to the board regarding recent discussions with Bladen Community College about an Early College program for Bladen County Schools for the 2017-2018 school year. The two groups attended a work session in June to gather additional information about how to apply, how the funding process works and what legislative support is available for Early College programs. If the school board wishes to pursue an Early College program they must submit an application in the fall 2016.
  • Informed the board that the Opening Day Convocation for the 2016-2017 school year has been scheduled for August 23 at 8:30 a.m. 
  • Invited the board to attend Bladen Online’s Community Forum to Unite. The event is set to take place on July 13 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of Bladen Community College. The forum is being held in support of law enforcement efforts throughout the county.