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September board meeting recap

September 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting recap

Spotlights & Recognitions:

East Bladen High School teacher Lara Johnson was recognized as the 2019-2020 Bladen County Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year.

Information Items:

Finance Officer Sharon Penny shared the monthly financial summary.

CTE Director Willa Dean Williams shared the spring 2019 CTE Post Assessment results for the district. Student proficiency levels were the highest in Family and Consumer Sciences with 88.5 percent, followed by Business Education with 75.1 percent, and Agricultural Education with 75 percent. East Bladen’s CTE student proficiency was 75.9 percent and West Bladen’s was 69.2 percent.

Consent Agenda:

Fundraisers and overnight field trip requests were approved.

Action Items:

EL and Migrant Services Director Kimbrie Esters requested approval of the Title III Statement of Assurances for the Migrant program. The statement of assurances specifies how school districts use Title III federal funding to provide instructional activities and services to help disadvantaged migrant children meet high standards. The board approved the statement of assurances.

Closed Session Items:

Board approved personnel.

Meeting adjourned at @7:00 pm