Board Meeting Notes

August 2, 2007

Mrs. Sue Helms, President, called the meeting of the Madison City Board of Education to order at 5:00 P.M. in the board room at the Teacher Resource Center. 

The Board approved minutes from the meeting held on July 25, 2007. The Board also approved new ala carte price list for the Child Nutrition Program, change order # 2 for bleachers for Bob Jones High School, 2007-2008 Madison City Schools Salary Schedule, and personnel actions.

Several band parents voiced their concerns about the Alabama State Department of Education requirement for students to take Life Physical Education as a course. 

Dr. Johnson discussed an Alabama Association of School Board’s (AASB) conference she recently attended at Perdido Beach, Alabama. She was trained in areas such as legal issues, ethics, finance, and the open Meetings Act.

Mrs. Helms stated that sessions at the AASB conference trained her how to understand and communicate with different personalities. 

The next Board meeting was scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2007, at 
5:00 P.M. in the board room at central office.