Thomas Calhoun Walker Education Center Auditorium
6099 T. C. Walker Road
Gloucester, VA 23061

Mr. Troy Andersen, Chairperson and Carol Dehoux, Clerk – Action

Mr. Andersen and Pledge Leader

House Resolution No. 283 - Commending Dr. Walter R. Clemons– Delegate Keith Hodges 

Dr. Anthony Vladu, Superintendent
A.    Seniors of the Month
B.    Community Volunteer of the Month 
C.    Accent on Academics 


Dr. Vladu and Mr. Andersen – Action

Mr. Andersen – Action (By Poll Vote)
A.    Informational Central Food Service Financial Report as of October 31, 2023
B.    Approval of Draft Minutes of August 21, 2023 School Board Special Closed Meeting
C.    Approval of Draft Minutes of August 30, 2023 School Board Special Meeting
D.    Approval of Draft Minutes of September 15, 2023 School Board Special Called Meeting
E.    Approval of Draft Minutes of October 17, 2023 Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors Meeting
F.    Informational Membership Report as of November 30, 2023
G.    Informational Visiting Teachers Report for November 2023
H.    Informational Discipline Report for November 2023
I.    Approval of Disposal of Equipment Valued in Excess of $500
J.    Approval of 2024 Pay Dates
K.    Informational Operational Department Monthly Report
L.    Informational Budget and Finance Department Monthly Report
M.    Informational Human Resource Department Monthly Report

Clara Dodier-Fernandez, SAC Representative

Mr. Andersen

  1. Resolution of Appreciation for outgoing School Board Members (George R. (Randy Burak), Darren P. Post, Robin M. Rice and Interim Member S. Nicole McPherson), followed by presentation of recognition plaques – Andersen – Information/Action
  2. Presentation of ASK Kits to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department – Tiffany Busch, Bethel E.S. Principal, Paula Dawson, Special Education Specialist and Brittany Lutz Bethel E.S. Special Education Teacher

Speakers are asked to state their name, the district in which they reside and limit their remarks to 3 - 5 minutes per citizen (non-deferrable), to be determined by the Chairperson. – Mr. Andersen

PLEASE NOTE:   Pre-recorded call in comments may be given by submitting comments using the following link: or calling (804) 693-5842 beginning Friday, December 8, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. through Monday, December 11, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. and leaving a message.  Any messages deemed inappropriate will not be heard during the meeting.  

Dr. Vladu
A.    Principal for a Day – Information

Mr. Bryan Hartley, Director of Operations
A.    CIP Update – Charles Records, Construction Manager – Information 
B.    Policy Manual Updates/Revisions/Deletions/Adoptions (1st Reading or 1st/2nd Reading) – Information/Potential Action 

Policy Deletions
FA         Facilities Development 
FEC     Environmentally Sustainable Practices 
III         Independent Study

Ms. Heather Lucas, Chief Financial Officer     
A.    Financial Report for October 2023 – Information
B.    Acceptance of Donations – Action
C.    Approval of Purchases over $50k - Action

Mr. Andersen
A.    VSBA New Chair/Vice-Chair/Member and Superintendent Orientation – January 24, 2024 (Please notify Ms. Dehoux by January 9, 2024 to be registered.)
B.    Committees/Boards/Commissions Updates from Board Members 

Mr. Andersen – Information
A.    Wednesday December 20, 2023 – Monday, January 1, 2024 Winter Break – Division Closed
B.    Tuesday, January 2, 2024 – Students/Staff Return(GHS Students – Asynchronous Day) 
C.    Tuesday, January 9, 2024 – School Board Annual Organizational/Monthly Meeting at TCWEC Aud. @ 6:00 p.m.

Mr. Andersen – Action – Move that the School Board go into closed meeting to consider the Human Resources Director’s recommendations for employment of administrators, teachers, principals, and associated support staff as authorized by Section 2.2- 3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia for purposes of discussion and consideration of prospective candidates for employment (appointments and resignations);  Section 2.2- 3711(A)(2) for the discussion of student personnel matters for purposes of discussion and consideration of one (1) religious exemption request; to review the results of a third-party investigation in personnel case numbers 2023-SBC-01, 2023-SBC-02 and 2023-SBC-03 for purposes of discussing the performance of employees and a public officer of the school board, as authorized by Section 2.2-3711(A)(1), and which may involve the discussion of personal matters requiring the protection of the privacy of those individuals, as authorized by Section 2.2-3711(A)(4); and to consult with legal counsel regarding the applicability and waiver of Part II of the Procedures for Adjusting Grievances to a specific case (#230001), as permitted by Va. Code § 2.2-3711(A)(8).

Mr. Andersen and Ms. Dehoux, Clerk – Action – Board to reconvene into open session and certify that the Gloucester County School Board, while in closed session, discussed only public matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements provided in Subsection A of Section 2.2-3711 and that only public business matters that were identified in the motion convening the closed session were heard, discussed or considered.  Note: Clerk to conduct poll vote on certification.

Mr. Andersen – Action
A.    Approval of Monthly Personnel Appointments, Resignations
B.    Approval of Student Personnel (One Religious 

Mr. Andersen – Action