The six are Ceola Beauchamp, Beatrice Cosey, Georgia Jenkins, Mary McManus, Dr. Judith Williams and Dr. Rosa Williams. Each will be paid a maximum of $6,200 depending on the number of teachers mentored.
The STEP program replaces a similar program the state offered until about 2009, Superintendent Ulysses Joseph said. New teachers are required to participate.
In other business:
PERSONNEL ACTION: Turnover continues to be active. Baker Middle had three appointments and two reassignments of teachers, appointment of two assistant principals, and the resignation of two teachers, an assistant principal and an executive secretary.
Baker Heights had eight teacher appointments and no resignations. Bakerfield had seven appointments and one resignation, Park Ridge had two appointments and one resignation. Baker High School had four appointments and one resignation.
ACTION TABLED: Disagreements among board members caused action to be tabled on the approval of regulations for the evaluation and assessment of school personnel and on the approval of the “Students’ Rights and Responsibilities Handbook and Discipline Policy for 2012-1013.”
EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS: The board received a draft of seclusion/restraint procedures for the education of students with a disability, impairment or condition that impedes educational progress.
The document is a work in progress and does not include all interventions and strategies that may be used. The procedures address the statutory requirements of La.R.S.17:416.21 (Louisiana Act 328 of 2011) and revised Louisiana Bulletin 1706.
NEXT MEETING: The next meeting of the Baker School Board will be Tuesday, July 31.