APRIL, 2017 Board of Trustees Minutes

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes April 8, 2017 CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order by President Dorothy McKoy. Pledge of Allegiance by board members and Mrs. Laura Ray. Welcome by President McKoy. ROLL CALL/QUORUM/MINUTES Roll call by Minnie B. Price. Members present were: Dorothy McKoy, Booker T. Cotton, Arnold Coley, Jr., Robert McKoy, Jr. Minnie B. Price and Robert Barbera on the telephone. Members absent were: Grant Martin, Christopher Tatum, and Kenneth Free. We do have a quorum. Motion made by Arnold Coley, Jr. and seconded by Robert McKoy, Jr. to approve minutes as read. Vote was unanimous. Motion carried. FINANCIAL REPORT Report was passed out and discussed by Mrs. Jacinda Corbett. Motion was made by Arnold Coley, Jr. and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to approve financial report for March. Vote was unanimous. Motion carried. ACADEMIC REPORT Report was given by Academic Dean Mrs. Laura Ray. She reported on the Weekly Implementation in the Classroom workshop which was attended by seven (7) faculty members. Mrs. Ray said she tried one of the implementations (seating arrangement) in her classroom and it worked very well. Students had benchmark tests on Thursday and Friday. She also said they need a minimum of thirteen (13) additional computers to get everyone on line. Col. Lloyd said the Military Ball was held last week. However, it was not mandatory due to the death of one of our Cadets. He said we have a total of one hundred twenty-six (126) Cadets enrolled at this time. Five are on homebound. We are still not prepared for the summer program. A recommendation will be made later. Col. Lloyd said in the January 14, 2017 minutes three (3) students passed the English entrance exam instead of three (3) students passed Math and English at BCC. OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS None OLD BUSINESS None NEW BUSINESS None BOARD COMMENTS OR CONCERNS None Meeting adjourned at 1:03pm. Next meeting will be May 13, 2017 at 12:00pm. Submitted by, Minnie B. Price Minnie B. Price, Secretary

MARCH, 2017 Board of Trustees Minutes

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes March 11, 2017 CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order by President Dorothy McKoy. Pledge of Allegiance by board members and Headmaster Roland T. McKoy, III. Welcome by President McKoy. ROLL CALL/QUORUM/ MINUTES Roll call by Minnie B. Price. Members present were: Dorothy McKoy, Booker T. Cotton, Robert McKoy, Jr., Grant Martin and Minnie B. Price. APPROVAL OF MINUTES We do not have a quorum. Minutes not approved. CLOSED SESSION No closed session FINANCIAL REPORT Mrs. Jacinda Corbett was absent. However, she emailed the report to the President. Report was passed out by President McKoy. Motion was made by Grant Martin and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to accept report as information. ACADEMIC REPORT Headmaster Roland T. McKoy, III made report. LTC Lloyd and the Cadets are in Jacksonville, Florida for a Drill meet. Students are doing good. AAU teams are using the gym. They have a girls and boys team. He said they need to get the roof and the bathrooms repaired in the gym. The cafeteria is almost completed. They have applied for a 21st century grant. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week the teachers will be attending a workshop. They are also trying to start an obstacle course on campus. OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS None OLD BUSINESS None NEW BUSINESS None BOARD COMMENTS OR CONCERNS None Meeting adjourned at 1:05pm. Next meeting will be April 8, 2017 at 12:00pm Submitted by, Minnie B. Price Minnie B. Price, Secretary

FEBRUARY, 2017 Board of Trustees Minutes

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes February 11, 2017 CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order by President Dorothy McKoy. Pledge of Allegiance by board members and Headmaster Roland T. McKoy, III. Welcome by President McKoy. ROLL CALL/QUORUM/MINUTES Roll call by Minnie B. Price. Members present were: Dorothy McKoy, Booker T. Cotton, Arnold Coley, Jr., Grant Martin, Minnie B. Price and Christopher Tatum on telephone. We do have a quorum. Motion made by Grant Martin and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to approve minutes for December and January. Motion carried. CLOSED SESSION Motion made by Booker T. Cotton and seconded by Christopher Tatum to go into closed session to discuss a bus concern from a parent. Motion carried. President Dorothy McKoy will send a letter to the parent re: the boards’ decision. Motion made by Grant Martin and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to come out of closed session. Motion carried. FINANCIAL REPORT Financial report was passed out and discussed by Mrs. Corbett. Motion made by Minnie B. Price and seconded by Grant Martin to accept financial report as information. ACADEMIC REPORT Report was made by Headmaster Roland T. McKoy, III. He said the school has applied for a program called NC Star. Overall, students are doing good. LTC Lloyd said the cadets will have a two (2) day break on February 26th and 27th. Professional Development of teachers will be held on those two (2) days. Three (3) of the five (5) seniors have been accepted to colleges. Even though we made growth, we are still not making proficiency. LTC Lloyd informed the Board of Trustees that we have to state what our policy is on hiring a Headmaster. Motion was made by Arnold Coley, Jr. and seconded by Grant Martin that our policy will remain the same as submitted in our original charter. Motion carried. LTC Lloyd advised the Board of Trustees of the requirement of starting a School Improvement Team and implementing a School Improvement Plan. The Board of Trustees voted unanimously for the Paul Brown Leadership Academy to start a School Improvement Team and enact a School Improvement Plan. Board of Trustees members Grant Martin and Arnold Coley, Jr. will be on the School Improvement Team. OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS None OLD BUSINESS New Board member Motion made by Booker T. Cotton and seconded by Grant Martin to accept Mr. Leroy Pudie as a new board member. Motion carried. Election of Officers Chairman – Arnold Coley, Jr. nominated Dorothy McKoy. Seconded by Grant Martin. Nomination closed on the one said name. Motion carried. Vice-Chairman – Grant Martin nominated Booker T. Cotton. Seconded by Minnie B. Price. Nomination closed on the one said name. Motion carried. Secretary – Grant Martin nominated Minnie Price. Seconded by Arnold Coley, Jr. Nomination closed on the one said name. Motion carried. Treasurer – Grant Martin nominated Christopher Tatum. Seconded by Arnold Coley, Jr. Nomination closed on the one said name. Motion carried. NEW BUSINSS None BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS OR CONCERNS None Meeting adjourned at 2:25pm. Next meeting will be March 11, 2017 at 12:00pm. Submitted by, Minnie B. Price Minnie B. Price, Secretary

JANUARY, 2017 Board of Trustees Minutes

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes January 14, 2017 CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order by President Dorothy McKoy. Pledge of Allegiance by board members. Welcome by President McKoy. ROLL CALL/ QUORUM MINUTES Roll call by Minnie B. Price. Members present were: Dorothy McKoy, Booker T. Cotton, Grant Martin and Minnie B. Price. We do not have a quorum. Minutes not approved for December. CLOSED SESSION Motion made by Minnie B. Price and seconded by Dorothy McKoy to go into closed session to discuss student behavior. Motion carried. Motion made by Dorothy McKoy and seconded by Grant Martin to come out of closed session. Motion carried. FINANCIAL REPORT Mrs. Jacinda Corbett passed out and discussed the financial report. ACADEMIC REPORT LTC Carl Lloyd made report. Said all students passed English for Bladen Community College. Six (6) junior students did not take Math at BCC. Three (3) students passed Math and English at BCC. They will be in dual enrollment this semester. Senior class has two (2) in dual enrollment at BCC. Even though we made growth we are still considered as an at risk school. Legislatures voted that we only have to make up two (2) days for the hurricane. OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS Ms. Hollis stated that she has seen a big change in her grandsons that attend the Academy. OLD BUSINESS We will vote on new board member at the February meeting. LTC Lloyd said Mr. Leroy Purdie will probably be at the February meeting. NEW BUSINESS Student will be given an opportunity for an appeal at the February meeting. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS AND CONCERNS None Meeting adjourned at 12:53pm. Next meeting will be February 11, 2017 at 12:00pm. Submitted by, Minnie B. Price Minnie B. Price, Secretary/Treasurer

DECEMBER, 2016 Board of Trustees Minutes

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes December 10, 2016 CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order by President Dorothy McKoy. Pledge of Allegiance by board members. Welcome by President McKoy. ROLL CALL/QUORUM/MINUTES Roll call by Minnie B. Price. Members present were: Dorothy McKoy, Booker T. Cotton and Minnie B. Price. Arnold Coley, Jr. and Robert Barbera were on the telephone. We do have a quorum. Motion was made by Arnold Coley, Jr. and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to approve the November minutes. Motion carried. CLOSED SESSION No closed session needed FINANCIAL REPORT Financial report was passed out by Mrs. Jacinda Corbett for October and November. Motion was made by Minnie B. Price and seconded by Booker T. Cotton to accept financial report as information. ACADEMIC REPORT LTC Carl Lloyd made academic report. Said progress reports went out on Friday, 12/9/16. Mid-term tests will be after Christmas break. We have one hundred thirty-six (136) students. Three are on home bound. Col Lloyd said we have made up about three (3) days from Hurricane Matthew. They are working on getting kitchen completed. Ms. Mary A. McMillian agreed to help finance renovations of bathrooms in the gym. OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS None OLD BUSINESS We need a local lawyer. Col. Lloyd will notify Leroy Purdie to attend the January 14th meeting to speak with the board members re: his desire to join the board. NEW BUSINESS We need new board members. It is time to elect new officers. We will elect new officers at the January meeting. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS OR CONCERNS None Meeting adjourned at 1:20pm. Next meeting will be January 14, 2017 at 12:00pm. Submitted by, Minnie B. Price Minnie B. Price, Secretary/Treasurer