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

April 25, 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
    2. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. WVU Extension Agency Roane County Office Budget Request
    2. Instructional materials adoption
      1. Social Studies
        1. K - 5 and 8: Delay adoption for one year due to lack of approved materials
        2. 6 - 7: Pearson Education, Inc., "myWorld Interactive American History Survey" & "myWorld Interactive World History Early Ages"
        3. 9 - 12
          1. World Studies: McGraw-Hill School Education LLC; "World History & Geography WV"
          2. US Studies Comprehensive & Contemporary Studies: Cengage Learning, Inc., "U.S. History America Through the Lens 1877 to the Present"
          3. Civics: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, "West Virginia Social Studies Civics"
          4. Economics: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, "West Virginia Social Studies Economics"
          5. Geography: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, "HMH Social Studies: Global Geography"
          6. Psychology: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, "West Virginia Social Studies Psychology"
          7. Sociology: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, "West Virginia Social Studies Sociology"
      2. Universal Pre-K: Teaching Strategies, LLC, "The Creative Curriculum for Preschool"
    3. Approval of Programs of Study for 2019-20
      1. Early Learning (PK - 5)
      2. Middle School (6 - 8)
      3. High School (9 - 12)
    4. Create and approve job description for Student Support Specialist
    5. Appointment of board member(s) to Spencer Middle School Planning Committee
    6. School Access Safety Act of 2019
  3. 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 Meeting on April 11, 2019 and Special Meetings April 16, 2019-1 and April 16, 2019-2
    2. Financial
      1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
      2. Payments of bills as submitted; Pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting
      3. Financial Reports
    3. Policies
      1. Second Reading
        1. Policy 610 - Facilities Maintenance (revised; replaces Policies 7410, 7420, 7430, 7440, 7440.01, and 7460)
        2. Policy 611 - Use of County Facilities (revised; replaces Policy 7510)
        3. Policy 620 - Facilities Planning (revised; replaces Policy 7100)
        4. Policy 630 - Real Property (revised; replaces Policies 7300 and 7240)
        5. Policy 640 - Personal Property (revised; replaces Policies 7450, 7530, 7310,
        6. Policy 650 - Gifts, Grants, and Bequests (revised; replaces Policies 7230 and 7250)
        7. Policy 660 - Weapons (revised; replaces Policy 7217)
        8. Policy 661 - Use of Tobacco on School Premises (revised; replaces Policy 7434)
        9. Policy 710 - Public Relations (revised; replaces Policies 9120, 9555, 9140, 9500, 9210, 9211, 9700)
        10. Policy 720 - School Visitors (revised; replaces Policies 9150 and 9160)
        11. Policy 730 - Public Complaints (revised; replaces Policy 9130)
        12. Policy 221 - Program of Study for Early Learning Programs (Grades PK - 5) (revised; repeals Policy 5112 effective July 1, 2019)
        13. Policy 223 - Program of Study for High School (Grades 9 through 12) (revised; repeals Policy 9800)
        14. Policy 9141 - Multi-County Technical Center Advisory Council (repeal; applies to multi-county technical centers only)
        15. Policy 9600 - Staff / Student Participation in Community Events (repeal; redundant language in Policy 220)
  4. 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. Jarrell, Shawnee - Prom Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective April 15, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Miller, Jonathan - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective April 26, 2019,
      2. Patton, Preston - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective April 26, 2019
      3. _______________________ - Teacher / Special Education (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      4. _______________________ - Teacher / Science (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      5. _______________________ - Teacher / Science (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      6. Shaffer, Anna - School Psychologist (RCS - Central Office), effective July 1, 2019
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Burgess, Paula - Cook II (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Cook III (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2019
      2. Gray, John - Teacher / Health (Roane County High School) to Teacher / Option Pathway & Homebound (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      3. Burdette, Angela - Teacher / 4th Grade (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / Special Education (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019, pending endorsement
      4. Casto, Bridgette - Teacher / Music (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / Music (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      5. Lupardus, Terry - Cook III (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Cafeteria Manager / Cook III (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2019
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Dolan, Corena - Summer Reading Interventionist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 10, 2019
      2. Raynor-Sears, Dawn - Summer Reading Interventionist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 10, 2019
      3. Hall, Julia - Summer Reading Interventionist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 10, 2019
      4. Cole, Amy - Summer Reading Interventionist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 10, 2019
      5. Peery, Matthew - Assistant Coach, Football (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      6. Parski, Allison - Coach, Volleyball (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      7. Ricks, Rebekah - Assistant Coach, Band (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
    1. RJTC Administrative Council (4/23/2019)
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.