PCSSD - Summary of Board Operations, August, 2015

Summary of Board Operations, August, 2015

On June 20, 2011, the State Board of Education exercised authority pursuant to the Omnibus Education Act of 2003 allowing the state to take over operations of the Pulaski County Special School District (“the District”). Commissioner Kimbrell appointed Dr. Jerry Guess as superintendent. Dr. Jerry Guess will administratively operate the District under the supervision and approval of the Commissioner. On March 25, 2015, Mr. Johnny Key became the Commissioner of Education. Accordingly, Commissioner Key now serves in the stead of PCSSD Board of Education. 


  1. Annual Discipline Report Summary
  2. Fine Arts Participation Report

Old Business

  1. Approval of updated Board Policy Section J- Students  2nd Reading

New Business

  1. Approval of dyslexia training
  2. Approval of notebook carts 
  3. Updating Board Policy DJE – Purchases of Commodities  1st Reading
  4. Approval of auctioning service vehicles
  5. Approval of purchase of heating boiler
  6. Approval of preparatory work for Mills High replacement site
  7. Approval of architect and construction manager master contracts
  8. Updating Board Policy Section J – Students  1st Reading

Consent Agenda

  1. Summary of Operations - Approved
  2. Personnel - Approved
  3. Payment of Bills - Approved
  4. Financial Report - Approved
  5. Fiscal Distress Reports - Approved

August 18, 2015

New Business

  1. Approval of Apple ipad and HP Chromebook initiative