PCSSD - Summary of Board Operations, September, 2015

Summary of Board Operations, September, 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. Monitoring and Compliance Report

Old Business

  1. Approval of Updating Board Policy DJE – 2nd Reading
  2. Approval of Updating Board Policy Section J – 2nd Reading
  3. Approval of amended Support Staff Allocations

New Business

  1. Approval of Arkansas Leadership Academy contracts
  2. Approval of HP Probooks and Notebook PCs for Jacksonville High School
  3. Approval of Dyslexia training and materials
  4. Approval of Arkansas A+ Schools for Sylvan Hills Elementary
  5. Approval of READ 180 renewal for North Pulaski High School
  6. Approval of TLI Service Agreement
  7. Approval of Edivate for ten (10) PCSSD schools
  8. Approval of Renaissance Learning, Inc. software subscription
  9. Approval of auctioning older school buses 
  10. Approval of FY16 SRM Program


Consent Agenda

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