Pulaski County Board
72 Warren Street
Hawkinsville, Ga. 31036
The Board of Education holds 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 located on Warren Street.
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 families.
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 community.
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 taxpayers.
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 large.
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 opportunities
§ 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 goals.
D. Develop a marketing and recruiting program to identify and recruit the BEST!
III. Achieve Excellence in Education
§ Maintain a balanced educational/extracurricular program.
§ Teach skills for success in labor market – job and professional/personal skills.
§ Provide recognition for student achievement of individual performance levels/objectives.
§ 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.