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Regular Meeting of the
Board of Education of the County of Roane

March 21, 2019

6:00 pm @ Roane County High School, Spencer, WV

This agenda is available to the public upon request at any time during regular business hours preceding the upcoming Roane County Board of Education meeting. Public participation and attendance are welcomed and encouraged. This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the County School System’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in agenda item, "Presentations." Speakers are asked to express themselves in a civil manner, with due respect for the dignity and privacy of others who may be affected by your comments. While it is not our intent to stifle public comment, speakers should be aware that if your statements violate the rights of others under the law of defamation or invasion of privacy, you may be held legally responsible. If you are unsure of the legal ramifications of what you are about to say, we urge you to consult first with your legal advisor. The Board reserves the right to amend this agenda with emergency personnel/financial matters which may arise after publication.

  1. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
      1. Performing Arts
      2. Math4Life
    2. Public Meeting #2 on 2019-20 School Calendar
    3. Public Participation
  2. Old Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Recommended Actions for Personnel Realignment for 2019-20 (All actions to be effective 2019-20 school year.)
      1. Relocation of PK Classrooms
        1. Transfer Danylle Popp, Teacher / Preschool Handicapped, Countywide, to Teacher / Pre-K Special Needs, Spencer Elementary School
        2. Transfer Tamara Cook, Teacher / Preschool Special Needs, Countywide based at Spencer Elementary School, to Teacher / Pre-K Special Needs, Spencer Elementary School
      2. Changes in Special Education program at SES
        1. Abolish Aide / Autism Mentor, Spencer Elementary School
        2. Place Rebecca Hildreth (Aide / Autism Mentor, Spencer Elementary School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Create Aide / Autism Mentor, Spencer Middle School
      3. Changes in Special Education program at SMS
        1. Abolish Aide, Spencer Middle School
        2. Place Leslie Conant (Aide, Spencer Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Create Aide, Roane County High School
      4. Reduction in Aides at Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Abolish Aide, Walton Elementary Middle School
        2. Terminate continuing contract of Benjamin Gentry (Aide, Walton Elementary Middle School)
        3. Abolish Aide / ECCAT, Walton Elementary Middle School
      5. Merger of Bus Routes in the Geary area
        1. Abolish Bus Operator (Bus #25)
        2. Abolish Bus Operator (Bus #9)
        3. Place Daniel Smith (Bus Operator) on Administrative Transfer List
        4. Create Bus Operator (Bus #TBD)
      6. Removal of Computer Operator Class Title to Reduce Redundant Classification (rejected on 3/7/2019)
        1. Remove class title of Computer Operator from Corrie Ota, Executive Secretary / Certification Coordinator / Computer Operator, Central Office
        2. Remove class title of Computer Operator from Alison Cox, Executive Secretary / Accounts Payable Supervisor / Accountant III / Computer Operator, Central Office
        3. Remove class title of Computer Operator from Kari Mullen, Secretary II / Computer Operator, Roane County High School
      7. Scheduling efficiency at RCHS
        1. Abolish Teacher / Math, Roane County High School
        2. Abolish Teacher / Science, Roane County High School
        3. Abolish Teacher / Special Education & Diagnostician, Countywide based at Roane County High School
      8. Enrollment-based reductions at Geary Elementary Middle School
        1. Abolish Teacher / 1st Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School
        2. Place Michelle McPherson (Teacher / 1st Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Abolish Teacher / 6th Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School
        4. Place Clarissa Pinson (Teacher / 6th Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
      9. Enrollment-based reductions at Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Abolish Teacher / 4th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School
        2. Place Suzanne Rector (Teacher / 4th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Abolish Teacher / 5th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School
        4. Place Nona Perkins (Teacher / 5th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        5. Place Morgan Lloyd (Teacher / 2nd Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        6. Abolish Teacher / 3rd Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School
        7. Place Lori May (Teacher / 3rd Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        8. Create Teacher / 3rd & 4th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School
      10. Enrollment-based reductions at Spencer Elementary School
        1. Abolish Teacher / 4th Grade, Spencer Elementary School
      11. School Administration Reduction
        1. Abolish Assistant Principal, Spencer Middle School
        2. Terminate administrative contract and place James Matthew Wells (Assistant Principal, Spencer Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Terminate administrative contract of Joseph Michael Kinder (Assistant Principal, Spencer Elementary School)
      12. Restructuring for Student Support
        1. Abolish Director of Special Education, Central Office [100% Federally-funded]
        2. Terminate administrative contract and place Melissa O'Brien (Director of Special Education, Central Office) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Abolish Director of Student Life, Central Office [50% State Aid eligible and 50% county-funded]
        4. Terminate administrative contract and place Jerry Garner (Director of Student Life, Central Office) on Administrative Transfer List
        5. Terminate administrative contract and place Sara Caldwell-Claypool (Principal, Geary Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        6. Abolish Secretary III (Medicaid & Student Life), Central Office [100% State Aid-eligible]
        7. Place Rhonda Haines (Secretary III, Central Office) on Administrative Transfer List
        8. Place Kari Mullen (Secretary II, Roane County High School) on Administrative Transfer List
        9. Create Director of Student Support Services, Central Office [50% State Aid eligible and 50% Federally-funded]
        10. Create Student Support Specialist, Central Office [100% Federally-funded]
      13. Support Social and Emotional Health at Geary and Walton
        1. Abolish Counselor (50% Geary Elementary Middle School / 50% Walton Elementary Middle School)
        2. Place Melinda Parkins (Counselor, 50% Geary Elementary Middle School / 50% Walton Elementary Middle School) on Administrative Transfer List
        3. Create Counselor, Geary Elementary Middle School
        4. Create Counselor, Walton Elementary Middle School
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Support School System Operations
      1. Amend Supplemental Salary Schedule, effective immediately
      2. Create Coordinator of Operations, Central Office [100% county-funded], effective July 1, 2019
    2. Approval of Job Descriptions and Supplemental Salary Schedule for 2019-20
      1. Director of Student Support Services
      2. Coordinator of Operations
      3. Student Support Specialist
      4. Supplemental Salary Schedule for 2019-20
    3. Update on 2018-19 School Calendar
    4. Adoption of the 2019-20 School Calendar
    5. Update on Summer 2019 Bond-funded Construction Projects
  4. Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following consent agenda, as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Board Meetings on March 7, 2019 and Special Meeting on March 12, 2019
    2. Policies
    3. Financial
      1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
      2. Payments of bills as submitted; Pre-approval of released checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting
      3. Financial Reports
    4. Levy Estimate FY 2020
      1. General Current Expenses - $2,894,111
        1. Class I: 19.4 cents per $100
        2. Class II: 38.8 cents per $100
        3. Class III & IV: 77.60 cents per $100
      2. Bond Levy - $867,198
        1. Class I: 6.02 cents per $100
        2. Class II: 12.04 cents per $100
        3. Class III & IV: 24.08 cents per $100
    5. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Advertising Agreement with Cox Well Service (Handimart Field)
      2. Place Allison Parksi as Teacher-in-Residence at Spencer Middle School (Math) from March 19, 2019, through May 9, 2019
      3. AIA B221 - Service Agreement with Thrasher Group for Cooling Tower Projects
      4. AIA B221 - Service Agreement with Thrasher Group for Roofing Projects
    6. Fieldtrip(s)
    7. Volunteer(s)
    8. Student Transfer(s)
  5. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Boatright, Ivory - Assistant Coach, Softball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective March 11, 2019
      2. Raynor-Sears, Dawn - Before / After School Interventionist (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective April 1, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Huffman, Melissa - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective March 22, 2019
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Stutler, Thomas - Assistant Coach, Boys Track (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective March 22, 2019
      2. Gibson, David - Assistant Coach, Track (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective March 22, 2019
      3. Huffman, Billie - Coach, Cheer (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2019
  6. Reports on Committee
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center
    2. Roane County WVU Extension Advisory Board
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Recess