July 14, 2016

Board Briefs is an unofficial summary of school board actions. Board discussion and agenda items are posted on the BoardDocs website, and the video and audio files of the meeting can be accessed by going to the Board Meetings Videostreaming website .



Board Vice President Linda Bryant and Board Member Catherine Maddox were absent.  All other school board members were present for the board meeting held at the North Learning Center.



The board took action on the following agenda items. Those indicated as first read, second read, tabled, etc., are still under discussion by the school board with action planned at a later meeting.

ActionApproval of Agenda
ActionContracting Report for July 2016 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ActionRFP 145-16 Musical Instruments and Accessories Bid
ActionJuly 2016 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ActionBanking Resolutions
ActionEmployee Travel Report for July 2016


After meeting in executive session, the board approved land, legal and/or personnel items, including changes on the personnel report.



Chelsea Brown, Program Specialist, Talent was promoted to Coordinator of Talent

Patricia Gilland, Coordinator of Exceptional Children was promoted to Director of Exceptional Children

Ruth Taylor, Supervisor, School Nutrition was promoted to Coordinator of School Nutrition

Brenan Stearns, Planning Analyst, Operational Planning was promoted to Coordinator of Operational Planning

Arnisha Canty, Data Support Specialist at Palmetto ES was promoted to AP at Wolf Creek ES

Creseda Hawk, AP at Creekside HS was promoted to Principal at Renaissance MS

Shannel Jordan, Administrative Assistant at Oakley ES was promoted to AP at Oakley ES

Stanetress King, Administrative Assistant at Riverwood HS was promoted to AP at Riverwood HS

Jill Meeker, CST at E.C. West ES was promoted to AP at E.C. West ES

Ingrid Parham, IST at Abbotts Hill ES was promoted to AP at Ison Springs ES

Monica White, Administrative Assistant at Creekside HS was promoted to AP at Milton HS

Thomas Bonds, AP at E. C. West ES was promoted to AP at TriCities HS

Shavanda Toomer, AP at Sweet Apple ES was promoted to AP at Cambridge HS


New Hires

Nathalie Henderson, Director of Instructional Leadership, Oklahoma City Schools was hired as Area Superintendent of the Central Learning Community

Andrea Cooper-Gatewood, Manager, Children's Museum of Atlanta was hired as Coordinator of Charter Schools



Terry Harness, AP at Sandy Springs MS (eff. 06/24/2016)

Adrianna Kimbrel, AP at North Springs HS (eff. 06/30/2016)