Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
- I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
BOARD MISSION STATEMENT
The NELSON COUNTY BOARD of EDUCATION, representatives of our citizens
and entrusted with their children,
pledges to support the mission of the NELSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
by setting visionary direction through effective policy, oversight
and efficient resource management.
QUALITY EDUCATION NOW-LEARNING FOR LIFE
Changes to the Agenda
Good News – August 2014
Bloomfield Middle School Band student, Kellie Hall, attended the Foster Music Camp this summer at Eastern Kentucky University. She had a very positive experience during the week long music camp. She was able to attend based on a scholarship that she received after auditioning for the Stephen Foster Music Club in Bardstown.
Cox’s Creek had their first PTO meeting on August 12th with over 60 people in attendance!
Thank you to our Family Resource Center for “Popsicles in the Park” at our “Meet & Greet”.
New Haven School held their Open House/Back to School BBQ Bash on Monday August 4th, 2014. Both activities were a success. Most teachers shared that over 80% of their students came to visit the classrooms and stayed for some fun.
Buster the Bus visited the students at New Haven on Thursday August 14th to share some Bus Safety Rules and Procedures.
The Southwest Nelson Rams started their season off with a 28-0 win over St. Dominic’s. We are looking forward to another great year.
Nelson County High FFA received a national 3 star chapter rating (only 8 chapters in the entire state received this honor)
NCHS AG Dept. was awarded a $10,000 grant from Monsanto (national Ag bio tech company). The awarded grant money will be used to purchase chrome books for the Agriculture department.
Nelson County High art students competed this summer at the KY Gourd show. Out of 223 entries NCHS students had numerous class awards.
Thomas Nelson High have 11 students who earned an AP Scholar Award.
Those attaining AP Scholar status (by attaining a score of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams) are as follows:
Graduates: Allison Burba, Elisa Owens, Kyle Schenck and Austin Willett AND current seniors: Shelby Enlow and Ben Harris.
Earning AP Scholar with Honor (meaning they obtained a score of 3.25 or higher on four or more of the AP exams) are:
Graduate: Stephany Vittitow and Current Senior Cary Brown.
Earning AP Scholar with Distinction (granted to students who obtain an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams) is current senior: Drew Miles.
Congratulations to our Jr. Chef team. They began competing last school year and qualified to compete at the State Fair this year. At this time, the team has won their first round at the State level, won the second round on Friday and will go on to compete in the third round this week. The team consists of graduates Makenzie Letner, Hannah Wolf and Zach Johnson and current senior Eli Clark.
Operations Consent Agenda
Motion Passed: Motion to approve consent items as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mr. Larry Pate.
Information: Personnel Actions
Emily Beam Teacher TNHS
Barbara Bliss Teacher TNHS
Jacinta Boswell Instructional Coach District
Katie Brown Teacher New Haven
Kim Brown Dir of Sec Schools District
Josh Conder Head Wrestling Coach TNHS
Michael Crowder Asst Football Coach NCHS
K. Jay Dolen Teacher OKHM
Gary Dones Substitute Bus Driver District
Emily Gann Teacher New Haven
Chris Girdley Asst Football Coach TNHS
Caroline Greer Inst Asst I Foster Heights
Michael Hamilton Bowling Coach TNHS
Haley Hardin Inst Asst III NCHS
Amy Hatfield Inst Asst III OKHM
Michelle Hendricks Instructional Coach District
James Hodges Bus Driver District
Natalie Hurst Teacher BMS
Crad Jaggers Teacher NCHS
Brandon Johnson Boys BB Coach TNHS
Damon King Teacher/Band Director NCHS
Lisa Brooke King Teacher Foster Heights
Suzanne Longacre Teacher Foster Heights
Trevor Mason Inst Asst III OKHMS
Emily Mattingly Teacher Foster Heights
Savannah Mattingly College Career Readiness District
Elizabeth Mizuta Teacher New Haven
J. Eddie Osborne Substitute Bus Driver District
Tracey Renn FRYSC Inst Asst I Foster Heights
Carl Shannon Asst Football Coach NCHS
Kelsey Shryock Inst Asst I Foster Heights
Ashley Simpson Teacher Foster Heights
Felicia Tinner Teacher Foster Heights
Ashley Troutman Teacher New Haven
Ashley Tucker Inst Asst I New Haven
Transfers: Christina Jimison from .75 Teacher to Full-time @ Boston
Nicole Milburn from Secretary I to Secretary II @ Horizons
Misty Roller from Secretary I to Secretary II @ Foster Heights
Jessica Scheerhorn from Cox’s Creek to Inst Coach @ District
Charlene Thompson from OKHM to NCELC
Jennifer Buckman Teacher District
Janet Coleman Teacher Boston
Paula Filiatreau Teacher District
Karen Johnson Program Consult District
Kelsey Mattingly Teacher Foster Heights
Rachel Raisor Substitute District
Teresa Thompson Teacher District
Classified Subs: Chrisie Smith, Kathy Yates, Jan Lee and Becky Judson
Certified Substitute Teachers: Elizabeth Wallen, Julie Bixler, Brandon Johnson, and Ashley Carey
Emergency Certified Teacher:
Student Workers: Natalie Stivers , Chase Godbey, Taylor Gagne, and Rodolfo Godenzi
Resignations: Phuong Doan Teacher BMS
Karla Kunze Teacher Horizons
Nancy Lane Teacher Foster Heights
Robbie Leathers Volleyball Coach OKHMS
Sean Millhouse Inst Asst II ELC
Rachel Raisor Substitute District
Ann-Hill Thomas Teacher Foster Heights
Meredith Travis Teacher TNHS
Robert Troutman Teacher NCHS
Dawn Wheeler Teacher Foster Heights
Suspensions/Reprimands/Terminations: M. Doug Johnson
Bills and Claims
Leaves of Absence
Minutes from Previous Meeting
July Board Meeting - 7/22/14
August Work Session - 8/7/14
Bloomfield Elementary Beta Leadership Summit, Gatlinburg TN 10/16/14-10/18/14
Bloomfield Middle Beta Leadership Summit, Gatlinburg TN 10/16/14-10/18/14
Thomas Nelson High National FFA Convention, Louisville KY 10/29/14-11/7/14
Fund Raiser Requests
Policy & Procedure Update
Policy 08.32 - School Term - states that the District shall permit employees who are delegates to attend statewide professional meetings.
Policy 09.36 - School - related Student Trips - allows parents who are approved as chaperones to accompany students on field trip buses as long as overcrowding is not an issue.
Efficient Resource Management
Approval of KSBIT assessment and payment plan.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve the seven year interest free KSBIT assessment payment plan. passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mrs. Diane Berry.
Pre Audit AFR 2014
Approval of the pre-audit version of the fiscal 2014 Annual Financial Report.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve the pre-audit version of the fiscal 2014 Annual Financial Report. passed with a motion by Mr. Damon Jackey and a second by Mr. Larry Pate.
Safe and Caring Environment
Energy Management Project Update
College and Career Readiness
Gifted and Talented Handbook Revisions
Approval of revised district Gifted and Talented Handbook.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve the district Gifted and Talented Handbook as revised. passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mr. Damon Jackey.
Student and Stakeholder Engagement
Guest Comment Policy
Any person wishing to address the Board may do so by following these rules:
Individuals representing themselves are limited to 3 minutes.
Individuals representing a group are limited to 5 minutes.
Please step up to the microphone, state your name and address, and, if you represent a group, state the name of the group you are representing.
Adjourn Regular Session
Motion Passed: Motion to adjourn the Regular Session of the Nelson County Board of Education passed with a motion by Mr. Damon Jackey and a second by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Convene Executive Session
Adjourn Executive Session
Reconvene Regular Session
Adjourn Regular Session