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

May 9, 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 - Resolution in Recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week
    2. April 8 Public Forum Responses and Analysis
    3. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Review of Student Support Services
      1. School-based Probation Officer
      2. PRO / SRO Programs
      3. Option Pathway
      4. School Health Services
      5. School Counselors
      6. Title IX and ADA Section 504
      7. Homebound Services
      8. Attendance
      9. Special Education
      10. Career and Technical Education
    2. Appointment of Clerk-of-the-Works for Roofing and HVAC Cooling Tower Projects
    3. Approval of Programs of Study for 2019-20 and Locally-written CSOs for Select Courses
      1. Program of Study for High School (9 - 12)
      2. Locally-written CSOs for Civil War, Instrumental Music, Journalism, Lifetime Fitness, Literature, Military History, Newspaper, Recreational Sports and Activities, SAT / ACT Practice, The Sixties, and Yearbook
    4. Renewal of Probationary Contracts for the 2019-20 School Year (current position and contract type for 2019-20 is noted)
      1. Kelly Hall, Teacher / 4th Grade, Spencer Elementary School (probationary; non-renewal due to RIF is no longer necessary)
      2. Rachael Heis, Teacher / English (6th Grade), Spencer Middle School (probationary; non-renewal due to RIF is no longer necessary)
      3. Ricky Rucker, Custodian III, Spencer Middle School (probationary; inadvertently omitted)
      4. Jamie Hersman, Custodian III, Spencer Elementary School (probationary; inadvertently omitted)
    5. Schedule of meetings for June 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 25, 2019
    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. Third Reading and Approval
        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. Contract(s) / Agreement(s)
      1. Collaborative Agreement for Shared Technology Support Services with Calhoun County Schools (continuing agreement)
      2. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for School Resource Officer Program for 2019-20
      3. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for Prevention Resource Officer Program for 2019-20
      4. Roof Repair and Improvements to Roane County Schools Change Order #1 for ($127,890.00)
      5. Advertising Agreement with Nichols Graphics (Handimart Field)
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Retirement(s)
      1. Branard, Roy - General Maintenance / Carpenter I / Sanitation Plant Operator (RCS - Operations), effective June 30, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. O'Connor, Katherine - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective May 10, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      2. Parski, Allison - Teacher / Math (Spencer Middle School), effective May 10, 2019
      3. O'Brien, Baylee - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective May 13, 2019, pending certification
      4. Sinclair, Meghan - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective May 13, 2019, pending certification
      5. Mills, Jordan - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective July 1, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      6. Lynch, Susan - Teacher / Science (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      7. Mills, Ashley - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective July 1, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      8. Halstead, Cynthia - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective July 1, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      9. Barker, Joyce - Cook II (Roane County High School), effective August 12, 2019, from preferred recall
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Styer, Jamey - Electronics Technician II (RCS - Central Office) to Technology Systems Specialist (RCS - Central Office), effective May 10, 2019, pending authorization
      2. Heis, Rachael - Teacher / English (6th Grade) (Spencer Middle School) to Teacher / Music (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 1, 2019
      3. Ash, Michelle - Teacher / Special Education (Spencer Middle School) to Student Support Specialist (RCS - Central Office), effective July 1, 2019
      4. Allgeyer, Lisa - Teacher / Foreign Language (Roane County High School) to Teacher / Foreign Language (50%) (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019
      5. Harper, Sherry - Cook II (Roane County High School) to Cook II (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2019
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Metzger, Timothy - Assistant Coach, Band (Summer) (Roane County High School), effective July 1, 2019, pending CIB clearance
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.