November 19, 2019

November 2019 Minutes

Subject

Belton Preparatory Academy Board of Trustees

Date

11/18/2019

Facilitator

Chris Cauley

Time

6:00 p.m.

Location

BPA Conference Room

Scribe

Angie King

Attendees

Deirdre McCullough, Donelle Millwood, Magon Wilson, and Angie King. On call- Jordan Denmark

Public Attendees

 

 

 

 

Key Points Discussed

No.

Topic

Highlights

1.

Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 6:12 p.m.

2.

Invocation

Invocation led by Deidre McCullough

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

All members stood for the Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Freedom of Information Act Compliance

The meeting is in full compliance with the Freedom of Information Act

5. 

Motions

The agenda was approved by Angie King; Magon Wilson 2nd. Motion carries.

October minutes approved by Donelle Millwood; Magon Wilson 2nd. Motion carries.

6.

October Financials

The Board was updated with the current financials. The official financial report will be ready next week for review.

7.

FY19

The audit was completed and all areas were materially correct.

8.

P&I Amendment

There are amendments being made to the P&I  since the school has moved into the portables. The Board will be updated as soon as the amendment is completed.

9.

Title II Plan

Funding from Title II will be used for Deidre McCullough to attend SCASA’s Innovative Ideas Institute on June 21-24.

The teachers will attend a professional development for Eureka math June 15-17. Funding from Title II will go towards the conferences.

10.

IDEA Plan

Two laptops and headsets were ordered to assist the students taking speech.

11.

Board Reports and Updates

Enrollment: The school began with 101 students. Currently there are 93 students enrolled for the academic year 2019-2020; however, the enrollment is expected to decrease to 92.

Modular Units: All students are now in the portables. The students adjusted well to the change.

Playground:

Tree- Tree is down

Fence- The fence is in place.

Equipment- Playground equipment is ordered and will be in during the Thanksgiving break. The equipment will most likely be assembled by BPA parents.

Asbestos Emergency Plan: Currently there is no report of asbestos in the main building or portables.

Facility Expansion for 2020-2021: The final plan for expansion is anticipated by Christmas break. There are several options, the Board needs to discuss these options with the church to determine the best course of action.

12.

PADEPP Evaluator

Mary Green Thomason conducted Deidre McCullough’s orientation.   

13.

Public Comments

No public comment.

14.

Miscellaneous from the Board

No comment by the board.

15.

Next Meeting

December 9, 2019.

 

 

Motion by Chris Cauley to adjourn at 6:32 p.m.; Magon Wilson 2nd. Motion carries. Meeting adjourned.