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November 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Henry County Board of Education November Meeting

Call to Order
Discussion:  Jim McCampbell led the pledge of allegiance. Doug Braden recognized a moment of silence.
Citizen's Forum
Adoption of Agendas
Adopt & Approve the Consent Agenda
Director's Personnel Report
Meeting Minutes
Nurse's Report
Budget Amendments
Special Ed Contract
LEA Compliance Report
Adopt & Approve the Main Agenda
* Fieldtrip Request - Lakewood Speech Team Competition
Speaker(s):  Mr. David Weatherly
Dual Credit Update
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Besty Allison
Discussion:  Mr. Miles introduced Betsy Allison as the Secondary Instruction Supervisor. Mrs. Allison reviewed all dual enrollment/dual credit options that are currently being offered at HCHS. Classes are currently being offered by UT Martin, Bethel and the Board of Regents. Mrs. Allison also reminded the board that students now have the opportunity to take classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology. Discussion was had among the board regarding dual credits.
Policy 5.115 Assignment/Transfer (First Reading)
Speaker(s):  Dr. Brian Norton
Discussion:  Dr. Norton reviewed the update of policy 5.115. He reminded the board that this policy was introduced by TSBA and was required by a change in law.
Henry School Report
Speaker(s):  Principal, Ms. Cynthia Lechner
Discussion:  Mrs. Cynthia Lechner thanked the board and welcomed them to Henry School. Mrs. Lechner reviewed school demographics, school personnel. Cluster Leaders Angie Cook, Robin House, and Amy Williams, Patsy Barrow from each grade level presented instructional techniques for their particular grade levels. Jenni Wimberley presented information on the implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) at Henry. Mrs. Patsy Barrow introduced 3 students who discussed student ownership of learning and how it works in Mrs. Barrow's class. Students were Sierra Tucker, Regena Lindsey, Counselor discussed anti-bullying and the dome that was provided by Plus Endowment Grants. Board members and the Director of Schools thanked the school for the presentation.
* City of Paris Agreement
Speaker(s):  Mr. Sam Miles
Discussion:  The original lease agreement was signed in 1972 Agreement of the city to to build a detention pond for the purposes . Attorney Rob Whitfield stated that he was comfortable with the language in the contract. Agreeing to allow city to build surface area pond with a
Director's Report
Discussion:  1. TSBA 2. PECCA - Professional Negotiations 3. Buildings & Grounds Does the board want to see additional properties or is the board prepared to move forward with the 5 year plan. Adjourned 6:37pm
Closed Executive Session
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