Educational Services Facility
9:00 a.m.

December 5, 2022 Special Board Meeting
Call to Order
1. Call to Order

Chairman Susin called the meeting to order at 9:02 a.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Board Members Present:  Megan Wright, Katye Campbell, Jennifer Jenkins, Gene Trent and Matt Susin.

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Chairman Susin led the pledge of allegiance.

Adoption of Agenda
Public Comments (Agenda Items)
4. Public Comments (Agenda Items)

Chairman Susin invited speakers to the podium.  17 speakers signed up to address the Board.

Motion to allow all speakers 3 minutes.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Megan Wright
Second: Gene Trent
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Gene Trent - Aye
Megan Wright - Aye
5. Mutual Separation Agreement and Third Amendment to Superintendent's Employment Agreement
Approve the Mutual Separation Agreement and Third Amendment to Superintendent's Employment Agreement.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Katye Campbell
Second: Gene Trent
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Gene Trent - Aye
Megan Wright - Aye
6. Discussion

Discussion ensued pertaining to the Interim Superintendent and Superintendent searches.  The Board agreed to the following for moving forward:

  • Allow the Interim Superintendent the opportunity to apply for the Superintendent position.
  • Accept internal/external candidates for the Interim Superintendent position.
  • Expand selection to out-of-state candidates.
  • Request firm proposals/quotes for the Superintendent Search to review/consider at the December 13 Board Work Session and/or Meeting.


7. Adjournment

Chairman Susin adjourned the meeting to order at 11:36 a.m.

INSTITUTION:  ARTICLE IX - SECTION 1.  Public education:
The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its borders. Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system of free public schools that allows students to obtain a high quality education and for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of institutions of higher learning and other public education programs that the needs of the people may require.

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