Educational Services Facility
5:30 p.m.

May 11, 2021 School Board Meeting

Pursuant to School Board Policy 8420.02, the School Board REQUIRES ALL VISITORS TO WEAR A FACE COVERING OF THE NOSE AND MOUTH AT ALL TIMES while on school board property when attendees cannot maintain social distancing. This is inclusive of attendance at School Board meetings/workshops. 


The School Board of Brevard County met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.  Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Thursday, April 29, 2021 edition of The Eagle.  An affidavit of publication is available in the Board Office.


A. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

Chairman Misty Belford called the meeting to order at: 5:31 p.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Members Present:  Misty Belford, Cheryl McDougall, Jennifer Jenkins, Matt Susin and Katye Campbell

A. Moment of Silence
3. Moment of Silence

Board members held a moment of silent reflection in memory of two BPS family members who had recently passed away: Ethan Thomas, an 11th grade student from Merritt Island High and Brevard Virtual School and Brailon Parker, a 6th grade student from Mims Elementary.

A. Invocation
A. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Pledge of Allegiance

Chairman Belford led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. Entertainment
A. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions
5. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions

Board members and Dr. Mullins recognized students, staff, community partners and programs and the positive benefit each had for Brevard Public Schools.

A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

Dr. Mullins read into record the changes made to the agenda since first being released to the public on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.


  • A-7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-9. Meeting Minutes
  • G-24. Department/School Initiated Agreements
Adopt the May 11, 2021 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
A. Ancillary Item
A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
Approve the listed administrative staff recommendations: The transfer of Wesley A. Herold from the position of Principal at Ralph Williams Elementary School to the position of Principal at Mims Elementary School, on annual contract, effective June 7, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 26 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
8. Public Comment

Board members approved the motion to hear only agenda items during this portion of public comments and listen to the rest following the conclusion of business.  Speakers were reminded of the time limit of three minutes and of the decorum expected while making comments.

  • Anthony Colucci - Teacher


A recess was called at 6:16 p.m.

The meeting was reconvened at 6:26 p.m.



Approve the motion to hear persons speaking to agenda items during this portion and the rest following business.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
F. Consent
F. Board Office
9. Meeting Minutes
2021-0427 policy Work Session and Board Work Shop.pdf
2021-0427 School Board Meeting.pdf
10. Student Expulsion(s)
F. Financial Services
11. General Fund Budget Amendment for March 31, 2021
General Fund Budget Amendment #7 - March 31, 2021.pdf
12. Financial Statements for Period Ending February 28, 2021
Financial Statements for February 28, 2021.pdf
13. Property Disposal
Board Report 05-11-2021.pdf
Board Report Letters 05-11-2021.pdf
F. Human Resources
14. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Instructional Staff 05-11-21.pdf
15. Support Staff Recommendations
Support Staff 05-11-21.pdf
16. Reappointment Nominations of Continuing/Professional Service Contract Teachers for 2021-2022
21-22 PC-CC Instructional Reappointments.pdf
F. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning
17. Request from Boy Scouts of America to Access Classrooms to Recruit Students per Board Policy 9700.01
BS Application 2021.pdf
Attachment 1-Brevard Schools.docx
Attachment 2-Brevard Schools.docx
Attachment 3- Brevard Schools.docx
Attachment 4.xlsx
Attachment 5- Bylaws Brevard Schools.pdf
F. Project Management
18. Canopy Covered Walkways - District Wide - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Canopy Covered Walkways Financial Summary 04 25 2021.pdf
Canopy Covered Walkways GMP Attachment.pdf
19. Golfview Elementary School - Cafeteria Renovation - Construction Management Services
Golfview Serving Line GMP Attachments.pdf
20. Educational Facilities Impact Fee Allocation QE March 31, 2021
Impact Fee Benefit District Advisory Committee Recommendations 2020-04-26.pdf
21. Utility Easement Merritt Island High School, Brevard County Lift Station C-01 Force Main
Aerial Map MIHS Lift Station.pdf
F. Approval of Consent
22. Approval of Consent
Approve the May 11, 2021 School Board meeting Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Procurement and Distribution Services
23. Procurement Solicitations
a - 21-489-PB-JE - Bucket Truck.pdf
b - 21-465-PB-MC - Cintas Program.pdf
c - 21-174-P-JE - Custodial Chemicals.pdf
d - 21-254-P-WH - Credit Retrieval Curriculum.pdf
Approve the Piggy Backs (PBs) below: a - 21-489-PB-JE - Bucket Truck - Facilities Services - $100,000.00 - Capital Projects b - 21-465-PB-MC - Cintas - Food & Nutrition Services - $Various - Special Revenue Approve the Requests For Proposal (RFPs) below: c - RFP 21-174-P-JE - Custodial Chemicals - Facilities Services - $Various d - RFP 21-254-P-WH - Credit Retrieval Curriculum - Student Services - $1,750,000.00 - Operating Categorical
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
24. Department/School Initiated Agreements
a - 21-396-A-WH - MPulse.pdf
b - 21-468-A-JW - AMIkids Space Coast Inc..pdf
c - 19-867-A-WH-A2 - NWEA Map Growth.pdf
d - 21-497-A-WH - WhiteBox Learning.pdf
e - 21-497-A-WH - CEV Multimedia.pdf
f - 21-509-A-KR - SurgeryPlus and Hinge Health.pdf
(f) 2021.05.06 - EDH Brevard County S+Agmt (final - needs HH dates) (004).pdf
(f) 21-509-A-KR Signed by Vendor.pdf
Approve the Agreements below: a -21-396-A-WH - MPulse - Facilities Services - $204,940.00 b - 21-468-A-JW - AMIkids Space Coast, Inc. - Student Services - $199,103.00 - Operating Categorical c - 19-867-A-WH-A2 - NWEA Map Growth - Secondary Leading & Learning - $139,300.00 d - 21-497-A-WH - Whitebox Learning - Secondary Leading & Learning - $129,939.45 e - 21-442-A-WH - CEV Multimedia - Secondary Leading & Learning - $111,100.00 f - 21-509-A-KR - SurgeryPlus and Hinge Health Services - $Various - Other Sources
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: JenniferD Jenkins
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
G. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning
25. 2020-2021 Charter School Application Recommended for Approval
FL High School for Accelerated Learning - Application Evaluation.pdf
Hold a public hearing and approve the charter application for Florida High School for Accelerated Learning - Brevard..
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
H. Information
H. Government & Community Relations
26. Policy 8330 Student Records
8330 Student Records PDF Package for Board Agenda (4.20.21).pdf
H. Financial Services
27. Policy 6605 Crowdfunding - New Policy
6605 Crowdfunding Policy for 5-11-21 Board RD Workshop.pdf
28. Board Policy 6144 Investments
6144 Investment Policy Exec Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean 04.27.21.pdf
H. Student Services
29. Policy 5830 Student Fundraising
5830 Student Fund-Raising Policy for 5-11-21 Board RDWS Agenda.pdf
30. Policy 3215 Tobacco Free Environment
3215 Tobacco-Free Environment for Board Agenda (4.20.21).pdf
H. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning
31. The District Application for Title I Part A
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
32. Additional Public Comments

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Cheryl Wojciechowski - Keep masks in Brevard Schools
  • Michelle Barrineau - Mask Mandate
  • Tara Germain - Removal of Edgewood Coaches
  • Damian Germain - Removal of Edgewood Coaches
  • Charlie Graham - COVID, Mask, Vaccines
  • Jody Hand - Masks, LGBTQ Guidelines
  • Christiane Connor - Mask Policy
  • Ashley Joyner - Un-mask Children
  • Liz Brookshier - Masks
  • Nick Sicoli - Edgewood Coaches
  • Lou Schaefer - Did not speak
  • Jordan Johnson  - Make Masks Optional
  • Julie Bywater - Masks
  • Wyatt Beavers - Unmask Me
  • Tanya Beavers - Unmask Me
  • Megan Wright  - Facemasks in School
  • Ashley Hall - Make Decisions on Masks for 2021-2022
  • Matthew Moran - Edgewood Lacross
  • Kim Leatherman - Reinstatement of Edgewood Coach
  • Sawyer McKinley - Masks
  • Kyle McKinley - Masks
  • Danica Schmadeke - Support of Edgewood Coaches
  • Lynda Hall - Masks
  • Thomas Jefferson - Free Speech Violations
  • Alex Wiebusch - Masks Should be Optional
  • Amber Chieffe - Edgewood Coaches
  • Alexander Chernyshov - Did Not Speak
  • Alona Chernyshov - Did Not Speak
  • Craig Dumas - Edgewood Coaches
  • Amelia Dumas -Did Not Speak
  • Juan Calero - Edgewood Coaches
  • Damani Josey - Mask Mandate
  • Teresa Clayton - Critical Race Theory, Masks, LGBTQ
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
33. Board Member Reports

Mr. Susin asked about redistricting individual Board member districts.  It will be placed on the May 25, 2021 agenda for Board discussion.

Mr. Susin also wanted the facility renaming policy to be revisted and revised.

L. Superintendent's Report
34. Superintendent's Report
M. Student Discipline
N. Adjournment
35. Adjournment

Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at: 7:31 p.m.

For further information regarding this meeting, please go to the published video found at:  www.brevardschools.org. 

Chairman: ______________________________ Secretary: ______________________________

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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