The Board Brief

March 16, 2021

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This edition of The Board Brief is a summary of the information presented and actions taken at the Board of Education Meeting on March 16, 2021.



New Administrators Appointed

On Tuesday, March 16, Board members approved the appointments of various administrators. To view all personnel items approved by Board members on Tuesday, click here. The following appointments were approved:

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Emanuel Frazier, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Dr. Chendra Dupree, Principal, Central High School

Demetria Thomas, Principal, Miller Fine Arts Magnet Middle School

Kizzie Lott, Assistant Principal, Burdell-Hunt Magnet School

Dr. Endirka Williams, Assistant Principal, Heard Elementary School

Edgar Ray, Assistant Principal, Veterans Elementary School

Dr. Eric Thompson, Assistant Principal, Central High School

Tamara Serls-Morrison, Assistant Principal, Westside High School


Board Begins FY 2022 Budget Discussions

On Tuesday, March 16, Chief Financial Officer Ron Collier presented Board members with a preview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 General Fund Budget. Numbers presented on Tuesday are merely estimates as the District begins planning for the next school year. To view the presentation, click here.

Various items are being considered in the development of the FY 2022 General Fund Budget. Mr. Collier presented these considerations to the Board for feedback and to gain a better picture of the Board’s funding priorities for 2021-2022.

The next Board of Education work session to discuss the FY 2022 General Fund Budget will be Tuesday, April 13, at 5 p.m.