PCSSD - Summary of Board Operations, August, 2016

Summary of Board Operations, August, 2016

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. Health Services Report
  2. Monitoring and Compliance Report
  3. Annual Discipline Report Summary

Old Business

  1. Approval of Revisions to Board Policy 4.58 – Food Sharing and its Removal from Food Service Area – 2nd Reading

New Business

  1. Approval of Mindplay Literacy Student Licenses and P.D. Support
  2. Approval of Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering Lab
  3. Approval of EdTech PD
  4. Approval of EAST Startup Sylvan Hills High Freshman Academy
  5. Approval of BloomBoard Program
  6. Approval of Intercom system Robinson High
  7. Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) Policy – 1st Reading
  8. Revisions to IHBSA: Service Animals in District Facilities – 1st Reading

Consent Agenda

  1. Summary of Operations - Approved
  2. Personnel - Approved
  3. Payment of Bills - Approved
  4. Financial Report - Approved
  5. Award of Bids RFP 17-012 - Approved
  6. Award of Bids RFP 17-011- Approved