May 18, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Ardmore Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
Call the meeting to order, establish a quorum & state compliance with the Open Meeting Act.
Pledge of Allegiance [Led By: Jill Day, Assistant Superintendent]
Quarterly Board Training Credits Report
Attachments: (5)
Superintendent Update
Consent Agenda
Minutes of the April 20, 2021, regular meeting.
Attachments: (1)
Monthly Financial Reports for the month ending April 2021
Attachments: (2)
Encumbrance Orders and Change Orders as listed for FY21.
Attachments: (1)
Fundraiser Request:  AHS Cheer - Account 878
Attachments: (1)
Annual Appointments for 2021-2022
Contract Approvals/Renewals
Attachments: (9)
Student Handbooks for 2021-2022
Attachments: (3)
Adoption|Revision to Board Policies and/or Administrative Procedures.
Attachments: (3)
Annual approval for Southern Tech of Ardmore to provide 11th & 12th-grade mathematics courses, science courses, and approved OHLAP credits, taken at a Career Tech.
Consider and take action to declare a full set of cheer mats no longer being used as surplus property and allow the AHS Cheerleading Squad to hold a fundraiser to sell the mats and use the proceeds toward the purchase of new competition mats.
Attachments: (1)
Consider and take action to declare 19 old library shelves from Jefferson Elementary no longer being used as surplus property to be sold or disposed of at the discretion of the Superintendent.
Budget Information
Attachments: (1)
New Business not known at the time the agenda was posted.
Consider and take action, if necessary, on the date, time and place of the next regular board meeting, scheduled for June 15, 2021.
Proposed executive session to discuss the following items, followed by a vote to convene into Executive Session.
Board President to declare Executive Session complete followed by a motion and vote to acknowledge the Board's return to open session and the meeting being reopened to the public.
Board President to provide the Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement as to who was present in Executive Session, items discussed, note that no other business was discussed and that no action was taken while in Executive Session.
Consider and take action to approve the following certified staff positions for the 2021-2022 school year.
Consider and take action to approve the following non-certified support staff positions for the 2021-2022 school year.
Consider and take action to approve the retirement requests of the following certified staff members.
  • Vic Brumley, Business Teacher, Ardmore High School
  • Rikki Clymore, Art Teacher, Ardmore High School
Consider and take action to approve the retirement requests of the following non-certified support staff members.
Consider and take action to approve the recommendations for 2021 Secondary Summer School Positions as follows:  
  • Chase Henson, Principal
  • Perry Zeiset, Assistant Principal
  • Joey Adams, STEM
  • JyWayne Allen, Math 
  • Maria Ballard, Math 
  • Gwen Williamson, Math 
  • Carolyn Shelton, Language Arts 
  • Robin Sullivan, Language Arts 
  • Melissa Shetterly, Sixth Grade Book Club
  • Morgan Manley, PLATO/Registrar
  • Dana Turner, PLATO/Registrar
Consider and take action to approve the recommendations for 2021 Elementary Summer School Positions as follows:  
  • Donna Blackmon, Principal
  • Debra Fields, Director
  • Billie Dunkin, Secretary
  • Rosemary Berch, Teacher Assistant
  • Lydra Lofton, Teacher Assistant
  • Amie McIntire, Teacher Assistant
  • Chelsey Slatten, Teacher Assistant
  • Susan Hartman, Kindergarten
  • Toni McMahan, Kindergarten
  • Je'Tiva Shannon, Kindergarten
  • Aysia Higgs, 1st Grade
  • Jamie Monson, 1st Grade
  • Angela Hubbard, 2nd Grade
  • Lisa Conway, 3rd Grade
  • Beth Pierce, 4th Grade
  • Michelle Mette, 4th/5th Grade
  • Mary Thomas, Special Education Teacher
  • Michelle Alvarez, STEM
  • Paige Anderson, Music 
  • Avamarie Blackmon, Dance 
  • Jennifer Bramlett, Elementary Book Club
  • Kelli Dighton, Elementary Book Club
  • Tracy Holt, Elementary Book Club 
Consider and take action to renew the employment contracts of the following career-certified staff members for the 2021-2022 school year, subject to a fully executed and mutually agreeable employment contract as to each employee.  Subject to reassignment.  These staff members have submitted their intent to return to Ardmore City Schools and have valid teaching certificates on file in the Human Resources Department for FY22 or have submitted their renewals to the Oklahoma State Department of Education.
Consider and take action to renew the employment contracts of the following certified personnel [who have completed two school years with the district] for the 2021-2022 school year, subject to a fully executed and mutually agreeable employment contract as to each employee.  Subject to reassignment.  These staff members have submitted their intent to return to Ardmore City Schools and have valid teaching certificates on file in the Human Resources Department for FY22.
  • Betty Planta-Lewis, Will Rogers Early Childhood Center
Consider and take action to renew the employment contracts of the following certified personnel [who have completed their first year with the district] for an additional one-year temporary contract for the 2021-2022 school year, subject to a fully executed and mutually agreeable employment contract as to each employee.  Subject to reassignment.  These staff members have submitted their intent to return to Ardmore City Schools and have valid teaching certificates on file in the Human Resources Department for FY22.
  • Je'Tiva Shannon, Jefferson Elementary
Consider and take action to renew the employment contracts of the following certified personnel under emergency certification with the district for an additional one-year temporary contract for the 2021-2022 school year, contingent upon the Oklahoma State Department of Education's Emergency Certification Renewal and a fully executed and mutually agreeable employment contract as to each employee.  All staff members are subject to reassignment.  These staff members have submitted their intent to return to Ardmore City Schools.
Consider and take action to renew the employment contract of D'Nee Mitchell, a non-certified support staff member at Charles Evans Elementary for the 2021-2022 school year, subject to a fully executed and mutually agreeable employment contract as to each employee.  Subject to reassignment.  
The following resignations have been received and approved by the Superintendent.
  • Luana Antuono, Counselor/Math Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
  • Shannon Blanco, English Teacher, Take II Academy
  • Tonya Campbell, Teacher, Lincoln Elementary
  • Donald Colbert, Bus Driver, Education Services Center
  • Madison Davidson, English Teacher, Ardmore High School
  • Vicki Douglas, Receptionist, Lincoln Elementary
  • Sobia Khalil, Teacher Assistant, Will Rogers Early Childhood Center
  • Kate Kniskern, Teacher, Charles Evans Elementary
  • Brittani Martinez, Language Arts Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
  • Devin Martinez, English Teacher, Ardmore High School
  • Patrice Mortson, Teacher, Charles Evans Elementary
  • Kevin Parsons, Math Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
  • Juan Rivera, Custodian, Lincoln Elementary
  • Alicia Smith, Science Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
  • Jessica Sosa, Math IC, Ardmore Middle School
  • Betty Stanton, Receptionist, Ardmore Middle School
  • Suzanne Sweeten, Music Teacher, Lincoln Elementary
  • Elizabeth Tolbert, Music Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
  • Tenayla Washington, Language Arts Teacher, Ardmore Middle School
Adjournment
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