May 10, 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 Member Catherine Maddox was absent.  All other school board members were present for the board meeting held at the North Learning Center.



The school board heard presentations on the following workshop topic(s):

Office of Grant Development Update

Talent Update

Personalized Learning and Device Rollout Update



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.

ActionMemorandum of Understanding with Fulton County Government
ActionBoard Policy ABBB - Exercise of the Fulton County Charter System
ActionNaming of Elementary School - North
ActionNaming of Elementary School - South
ActionBoard Policy IHE - Promotion and Retention
ActionFurniture Purchase for High School Media Centers Improvements Project – Statewide Contract
ActionFurniture Purchase for High School Media Centers Improvements Project – The Cooperative Purchasing Network
ActionEmployee Travel Report for May 2016



Outstanding students, staff and/or schools that were honored for state, national or international awards.


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


Jacqueline Holland, from AP at Oakley ES, to AP at Banneker HS

Jillian Johnson, from AP at Roswell North ES, to AP at Milton HS

Antwayne Sanders, from Assistant Administrator at Parklane ES, to AP at Parklane ES

Lorissa Edwards, from AP at Tri-Cities HS, Coordinator of College and Career

Brannon Gaskins, from Director of Achievement Zone, to Area Executive Director of the Achievement Zone

Greta Tinaglia, from Executive Director of Retirement Services, to Executive Director of Accounting and Retirement Services

Dara Wilson, from Achievement Zone Officer, to Area Superintendent of the South Learning Center


New Hires

Elizabeth Eppes, from Coordinator of Fine Arts and Performing Arts in Atlanta Public Schools, to the Coordinator of Fine Arts



Tammye Coachman, AP at Renaissance MS (eff. 04/30/2016)

Melissa Ginsberg, Coordinator of Charter Schools (eff. 05/19/2016)

Luqman Abdur-Rahman, Principal at McNair MS (eff. 06/30/2016)



Field Trip Report for May 2016

Contracting Report for May 2016 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999.99

Special Revenue Fund/Grant Budget Adjustments

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions