Pulaski County Board
72 Warren Street
Hawkinsville, Ga. 31036
BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2012
The Pulaski County Board of Education will hold its Regular Board Meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30
P.M. These meetings will be held at the Pulaski County Schools Administrative Office.
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
MARCH 13, 2012
**APRIL 24, 2012
4th Tuesday of the month
MAY 8, 2012
JUNE 12, 2012
*JULY 17, 2012 *3rd Tuesday of the month
AUGUST 14, 2012
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
OCTOBER 9, 2012
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
DECEMBER 11, 2012
*JANUARY 15, 2013*3rd Tuesday of the month
Pulaski County Board of Education
Mission: We will
manage the capital and the human resources of the community to create a safe learning environment, recruit
and retain the best staff, and achieve excellence in education, preparing our students to meet the challenges
of an ever-changing world.
Vision: We are the
catalyst dedicated to reaching the full potential of our schools, businesses, and
Code of Ethics:
1. We will conduct our business with
honesty and integrity.
2. We will act professionally and treat
each other with trust, respect, and an open mind.
3. We will manage the funds entrusted to
us in the most cost effective manner.
I. Manage the capital and human resources of the
A. Maintain an
accountability system with dollars spent to measure performance outcomes.
B. Maintain fiduciary responsibilities regarding the integrity of the school
system. Put the “student first” in the decision process.
C. Maintain and acknowledge our responsibilities to the
D. Maintain a program to identify, promote, recruit, and fund alternative
options for instruction, such as outsourcing, adjunct faculty, etc.
E. Create a climate that encourages parent, caretaker, teacher, business,
and community involvement in the school system.
F. Communicate goals with shareholders.
G. Keep Board members focused on goals.
H. Create a professional learning community at
II. Recruit and retain the best
A. Utilize a comparison analysis of
benefits provided by Pulaski County School System and competitive schools.
B. Develop a reward program for teacher performance.
C. Develop a career ladder to:
§ Provide educational
§ Provide alternative employment practices (i.e.) job sharing, flexible
scheduling, expanded use of paraprofessionals to take mundane work off teachers.
§ Provide recognition for achieving professional longevity
D. Develop a marketing and recruiting
program to identify and recruit the BEST!
III. Achieve Excellence in
§ Maintain a balanced
§ Teach skills for success in labor market – job and professional/personal
§ Provide recognition for student achievement of individual performance
§ Challenge students beyond the proficiency level.
§ Prepare students to graduate on time, career and college ready.
§ Broaden opportunities/choices.
§ Improve management of disruptive elements that impair learning.
§ Define Pulaski County’s standards for excellence in education and
implement the standards. (Student Performance)
The Pulaski County Board
As the policy making body of the school system, the Board's primary functions are
executive, quasi-judicial, goal-setting, policy-making, and monitoring or evaluating. After the Board has
adopted a policy, it looks to the Superintendent and Staff to implement and enforce policy through
administrative procedures or regulations.