Board Action – February 14, 2012
Published by Laurie Pender on February 15, 2012
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A report on Board action
Cumberland County Board of Education
Regular Meeting

February 14, 2012


 

Administrative Recommendations Approved
Patricia Hollingsworth, Executive Director of Communications & Public Relations, Central Services

Andrea Quick, Teacher Incentive Fund Coordinator, Human Resources

Lisa Gail Stewart, Assistant Principal, Gray’s Creek High School

Memorandum of Agreement with FSU Approved
The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement with Fayetteville State University (FSU) regarding Cumberland International Early College High School (CIECHS). The Memorandum allows for the public high school to be operated on the campus of FSU under the authority of the Cumberland County Board of Education. The Memorandum is effective until June 30, 2016.

February Proclaimed as Career & Technical Education Month
The Board approved February 1 – 29 as Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in the Cumberland County Schools.

National Observance Approved
March 4 – 10 was approved by members of the Board as National School Social Work Week in the Cumberland County Schools.

Recognitions
Student government leaders Jonathan Hamiter from E.E. Smith High School and Jin Ju Kim from Jack Britt High School served as the ex-officio members of the Cumberland County Board of Education during the Feb. 14 meeting. Ex-officio members are given the opportunity to make comments, ask questions, and give input on any topic brought before the Board.

Betty Musselwhite, the associate superintendent of School Support, introduced Greg Reames, the market president for Wells Fargo, who presented three

Wells Fargo Outstanding Educators Awards. The three recipients were as follows: Elementary Teacher Award – Paulette Wilmot from E.E. Miller Elementary School; Secondary Teacher Award – Ana K. Brickhouse from Reid Ross Classical School; and Administrator Award – Julie A. Dees, the assistant principal at Glendale Acres Elementary School. The awards are designed to assist educators who want to bring an innovative idea to life.
 

Board of Education

Larry Lancaster
Chair
District #4

Alicia Chisolm
Vice-Chair
District #1

Michael Boose
At-Large

Kim Fisher
At-Large

Greg West
At-Large

James McLauchlin
District #2

Carrie Sutton
District #3

Mary Emily Royal
District #5

Macky Hall
District #6

Superintendent
Frank Till

A special presentation was made by several officers in the Cumberland County Bus Drivers’ Association acknowledging a proclamation from Gov. Bev Perdue recognizing February 13 – 17 as School Bus Driver Appreciation Week.

Musselwhite recognized Nakol Lovett, videographer in the CCS, for recently receiving three school public relations awards in the category of electronic media from the North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA).

January’s Amazing Acts of Characterhonoree Alexandria Ahwee-Marrah from Hope Mills Middle School was also recognized by the Board. The seventh grader was chosen from individual school nominations for displaying ‘acts of good character.’

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