February 23, 2017

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.


All Board members were present for the board meeting held at Asa G. Hilliard Elementary School.


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.

First ReadCourse Proposal - Literary Types and Composition
First ReadInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP) Authorization for Alpharetta HS and Centennial HS
First ReadInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Program Primary Years Program (PYP) Authorization for Heards Ferry ES, High Point ES, Lake Forest ES
ActionMinutes of the January 2017 Board Meetings
Action2017-2018 and 2018-19 Board Meeting Schedules
First ReadTextbook Proposal - Anthropology
First Read2017-2018 Georgia Prekindergarten Grant Program Application
First ReadBoard Policy IHF (4) - Graduation Requirements: Students Entering 9th Grade in 2015
First ReadBoard Policy JBCA - School Admissions for Homeless Students
ActionRequest Contingency Increase for the Randolph Elementary School Renovation Project
ActionRequest Board Authorization for Hourly Fee Waiver for Sandy Springs Mission at Lake Forest ES
ActionRFQ 413-14, Engineering Services
ActionContracting Report for February 2017 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ActionIFB No. 146-16, Site Preparation and Restoration for Portable Classroom Buildings
ActionFinancial Update
ActionMonthly Capital Programs Report
ActionFebruary 2017 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ActionBanking Resolutions
ActionEmployee Travel Report for February 2017


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.


New Hires

Lauren Kurczeski, Director Strategic Programs-Teach for America, to Coordinator-Continuous Improvement


Debra Doss, Principal, Creek View ES (eff. 07/01/2017)

Obe Huff, Principal, Roswell HS (eff. 07/01/2017)



Field Trip Report for February 2017

Contracting Report for February 2017 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999.99

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions

Special Revenue Fund/Grant Budget Adjustments

2016-2017 Private School Report

Board Policy Review Schedule

Board Policy ID - Curriculum Development, Delivery, and Evaluation

Board Policy IFA - Instructional Media Program

Board Policy IJND - Video Usage