PPS School Board Members
President Fred Sordahl
Vice President Paul Melchior
Clerk Wes Miller
Member Dean Robertson
Member Branson Perry
Monday, August 1, 2022
Regular Board Meeting
BOARD OF EDUCATION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Board of Education Room
Education Service Center
405 S.W. 1st Street
Pryor, OK 74361
- Call to Order
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Review and Approval Minutes of July 11, 2022
- Public Comment
There was no public comment.
Approved of Encumbrances, Encumbrance Report & Other Expense Reports for 2022-2023 Approved corrected expenditure reports from July 11, 2022.
Approved purposes for sub accounts and fundraisers for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.
Approved the creation of the Tiger Express – Volleyball subaccount and the proposed purpose of account for the new subaccount.
Designated John Potter as the District Bullying Coordinator for the 2022-2023 school Year. Designated Bo Rainey and John Priddy as Hearing Officers for suspension appeals. Acknowledged the death of Sherri Masters – Lincoln Teacher
Approved American Fidelity as Section 125 Plan Provider.
Approved Health Special Risk, Inc., a division of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, to offer accident insurance to students.
Approved memorandum of agreement with the Pryor Creek Recreation Center for use of the facility by the Pryor Public School After School Program.
Approved Cost Per Image Agreements with Network Enhancement Systems, Inc. (NES) for copying services for 2022-2023.
Approved purchase of School ERP Pro Benefits Enrollment from Tyler Technologies.
Approved purchase and continuing agreement between Pryor Public Schools and PowerSchool Group, LLC for Naviance student program for the 2022-2023 school year.
Approved HS Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year.
Approved high school football team, cheerleaders, coaches, athletic directors, to travel out of state to Pensacola, FL, using school transportation, August 24-28, 2022.
Approved high school football team to travel out of state to Alma, AR, using school transportation, on September 9, 2022.
Declared the items listed on Appendix A as surplus.
Presentation and discussion of construction updates for current building projects.
Voted to enter into executive session pursuant to tit. 25, §307B.1 to discuss the following items: Any resignations or retirements tendered: Tiffany Hudson – LECC Teacher, Sherri Masters – Lincoln Teacher, Kim Alberty – High School Science Teacher, Jessica Scott – Lincoln Paraprofessional. Hiring the following Certified Personnel on a temporary contract for the 2022-2023 school year: Kylee Hampton – Middle School Special Education, Stacie Rumsey – LECC Teacher, Lindsey Mallory – LECC Teacher, Cassie Balmos – LECC Instructional Coach, Aurora Brown – Lincoln Special Education. Hiring the following Certified Personnel on a regular contract for the 2022-2023 school year: Courtney Weeks – LECC Paraprofessional, Tava Egnor – Lincoln Paraprofessional, Debbie Bender – Lincoln Paraprofessional. [Title 25 O.S. Section 307 (B1)] and Discussion of the purchase of real estate pursuant to [Title 25 O.S. Section 307 (B3)]
Returned to Open Session
Statement of executive session minutes
Voted to approve resignations of Tiffany Hudson – LECC Teacher, Kim Alberty – High School Science Teacher, Jessica Scott – Lincoln Paraprofessional.
Approved hiring the following Certified Personnel on a temporary contract for the 2022-2023 school year: Kylee Hampton – Middle School Special Education, Stacie Rumsey – LECC Teacher, Lindsey Mallory – LECC Teacher, Cassie Balmos – LECC Instructional Coach, Aurora Brown – Lincoln Special Education. All Personnel will be hired by one vote unless any Board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all listed personnel.
Approved hiring the following Non-Certified Personnel on a regular contract for the 2022-2023 school year: Courtney Weeks – LECC Paraprofessional, Tava Egnor – Lincoln Paraprofessional, Debbie Bender – Lincoln Paraprofessional. All Personnel will be hired by one vote unless any Board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all listed personnel.
Approved salaries for 11 month administrators, certified and non-certified personnel for the 2022- 2023 school year.
Approved salary adjustments, extra duty stipends as submitted for summer employment, extra duty and/or professional development for the 2022-2023 school year.
Approved payment of stipends to the following employees for summer 2022 professional development: Lincoln Elementary – Robyn Antoine, Cassie Balmos, Shelby Barnett, Kim Barth, Taylor Barth, Kristi Buchmann, Stacie Clarke, Patty Cusick, Brenda Downs, Amanda Doyle, Amanda Gomez, Ellen Gwartney, Terra Henslee, Abbye Jones, Samantha Kleinf, Sarah Lemmons, Kari Maddox, Lindsey Mallory, Emily McKinney, Katy Moore, Mary-Kate Murphy, Lori Northcutt, Julie Osburn, Mendi Partezana, Porsche Piland, Georgia Rainbolt, Valarie Raymer, Stacie Rumsey, Dana Russell, Evelyn Smoke, Erica Watters, Jennifer Western, Aimee Weston, Autumn Wetzel, Emily Wilkerson. Jefferson Elementary – Chlorena Anderson, Kelly Beattie, Angie Castleberry, Lisa Evans, Jessica Gwartney, Teri Henry, Michele Hill, Jenny Holliday, Melody Matheson, Jennifer Merritt, Morgan Murphy, Jennifer Murray, Charissa Sharp, Jill Stanley, Kelly Vance, Summer Vance, Lauren Walsh. Roosevelt Elementary – Debra Brown, Kimi Cross, Chasidy Donnelly, Mandy Douglas, Carrie Eyberg, Lori Gonzales, Dana Holcroft, Kim Holcroft, Tina Ivey, Ashley Line, Candice McCuistion, Gabrielle McDade, Jessica Mobley, Bobbie Morgan, Haley Peterson, Carrie Reed, Amanda Rice, Whitney Roberson, Pam Taylor, Heather Trout, April Turner, Nicole Vanderford, Hailey White, Jenna Whitenack.
Approved payment of stipends for staff members serving as Leader in Me Lighthouse Team Coordinators.
Approved Athletic Event Salary Schedule for the 2022-2023 school year.
Approved hiring staff for the Tiger Pride After School Program as presented.
Approved agreement with Action Group Staffing for outsourcing of all substitute teachers, custodial/maintenance and cafeteria workers for the 2022-2023 school year.
Accepted bids for banking services, selecting RCB Bank as the best option for the district.
Authorized the district treasurer to invest excess funds with Bank of Commerce on behalf of the district based on bids received for investment opportunities.
Presentation and discussion District’s Compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Discussed proposed bylaws for Pryor Hall of Fame.
Approved the creation of the Pryor Hall of Fame general fund account.
Selected Fred Sordahl as the board’s voting delegate for OSSBA’s Delegate Assembly.
Approved using the school hours method (1080 school hours) as the school calendar to reflect the legislative requirements of HB 1864.
Approved using ACT as district assessment for College & Career Readiness.
No Superintendent’s Report was made.
Approved payment to the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System (TRS) the amount of $59.00 to correct error in State Offset Credit received for Megan Davis in FY22.