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

July 23, 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. Renewal of Probationary Contracts for the 2019-20 School Year
      1. Christopher Blosser, Teacher / Social Studies, Spencer Middle School (probationary; non-renewal due to RIF is no longer necessary)
    2. Rescind action to employ Michael Ntantan as Teacher / Science at Roane County High School (Could not accept employment; from June 6, 2019)
    3. Review of recent revisions to Policy 511 - Employment of Substitutes
    4. Approval of Forms of Employment Contracts per Policy 520
      1. Service Personnel (WV Code 18A-2-5)
      2. Substitute Service Personnel (WV Code 18A-2-5 with modifications)
      3. Teachers and Other Professional Personnel - Probationary (WVDE-prescribed)
      4. Teachers and Other Professional Personnel - Continuing (WVDE-prescribed)
      5. Administrative - Probationary (WVDE-prescribed with modifications)
      6. Administrative - Continuing (WVDE-prescribed with modifications)
      7. Substitute Teachers - Probationary (WVDE-prescribed with modifications)
      8. Substitute Teachers - Continuing (WVDE-prescribed with modifications)
      9. Extracurricular Assignments - Probationary
      10. Extracurricular Assignments - Continuing
      11. Summer Employment
    5. Approval of Forms of Select Evaluations per Policies 550 and 551
      1. Substitute Teacher
      2. Substitute Service Personnel
  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 July 11, 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. Continuing Review and Reorganization of Policy Manual (Second Reading)
        1. Policy 401 - Student and Parent Rights (revised; replaces Policy 5780)
        2. Policy 410 - Enrollment (revised; replaces Policies 5111, 5215, 5113, 5113.01, 5120, 5320, 9270, 5114, and 5130)
        3. Policy 411 - Homeless Students (revised; replaces Policy 5111.01)
        4. Policy 412 - Educational Opportunity for Military Children (revised; replaces Policy 5111.02)
        5. Policy 420 - Attendance (revised; replaces Policies 5200, 5223, and 5230)
        6. Policy 430 - Student Health Services (revised; replaces Policies 5310, 5330, 5330.02, 5335, 5340, 5341, and 5350)
        7. Policy 431 - Student Drug Testing (renumbered; replaces Policy 5530.01)
        8. Policy 440 - Student Code of Conduct and Discipline (revised; replaces Policies 5500, 5513, 5514, 5515, 5516, 5600, 5605, 5610, 5610.02, 5610.03, 5610.04, 5611, 5630, 5630.01, and 5771)
        9. Policy 441 - Student Dress and Grooming (revised; replaces Policy 5511)
        10. Policy 442 - Anti-Harrassment and Violence (revised; replaces 5117, 5117.01, 5117.02, and 5117.03)
        11. Policy 443 - Substance Abuse Prevention (revised; replaces Policies 5530 and 5531)
        12. Policy 444 - Student Abuse and Neglect (revised; replaces Policy 8462)
        13. Policy 445 - Schools and Community Agencies (revised; replaces Policy 5540)
        14. Policy 450 - Student Co- and Extra-curricular Activities (revised; replaces Policies 5722, 5820, 5830, 5855, 5860, 5880, 5885, 9190)
        15. Policy 451 - Student Voter Registration (revised; replaces Policy 5724)
        16. Policy 460 - Student Complaints (revised; replaces Policy 5710)
        17. Policy 490 - Acceptable Use of Technology by Students (revised; replaces Policies 7540.03, 7540.06, 5136, 5136.01)
        18. Policy 5113.02 - School Choice Options Provided by the No Child Left Behind Act (repeal; obsolete)
        19. Policy 5131 - Student Transfers - Athletics (repeal; not a matter of local discretion)
        20. Policy 5140 - Student Driver Eligibility Certificate (repeal; duplicated in Policy 420)
        21. Policy 5321 - Tuberculin Skin Test (repeal; obsolete)
        22. Policy 5330.01 - Use of Potassium Iodide in the Event of a Nuclear Accident (repeal)
        23. Policy 5451 - Student Recognition (repeal; duplicated in Policy 6680)
        24. Policy 5461 - Certificates of Proficiency (repeal; obsolete)
        25. Policy 5512 - Use of Tobacco by Students (repeal; duplicated in Policy 661)
        26. Policy 5772 - Weapons (repeal; duplicated in Policy 660)
        27. Policy 5895 - Student Employment (repeal; obsolete)
      2. Policy Revisions Required by Passage of HB 206 (Second Reading)
        1. Policy 001 - Definitions
        2. Policy 030 - Powers and Duties
        3. Policy 154 - Termination of Administrative Contracts
        4. Policy 212 - County and School Improvement
        5. Policy 370 - Insurance and Bonding
        6. Policy 522 - Seniority of Professional Personnel
        7. Policy 524 - Transfers and Reductions-in-Force
        8. Policy 560 - Leave
        9. Policy 561 - Annual Incentive for Unused Personal Leave
      3. Miscellaneous (Second Reading)
        1. Policy 224 - Alternative Delivery of Educational Programs (revised)
        2. Policy 512 - Areas of Critical Needs and Shortage (annual review and readoption)
        3. Policy 590 - Acceptable Use of Technology by Staff (revised; replaces Policies 7540.04, 7540.05)
        4. Policy 662 - Use of Alcohol, Cannabis, Controlled Substances, and Other Drugs on School Premises (new)
        5. Policy 690 - Acceptable Use of Technology by Visitors (new)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s)
      1. Integrated Speech Solutions to provide speech therapy
      2. Linguacare Associates, Inc. to provide speech and language services
      3. Personal Transportation for 4 students
      4. Simmerman Hearing (Greg Simmerman) to provide audiology services
      5. Dot One Three to provide vision evaluation and services
      6. Sounds of Sign (Molly Simonton) to provide hearing services
      7. JBT Signs (Julie Turley) to provide hearing services
      8. Amendment to Vincent Senior and Augustine Klicka Memorial Fund Agreement
    5. Student Transfer(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    7. Field Trip(s)
      1. RCHS Golf to Green Hill Golf Course in Fairmont, WV for a golf match on 8/17/19 and to be transported by County Van
      2. RCHS Golf to Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, WV for a golf match on 8/7/19 to 8/8/19 and transported by County Van
  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. King, Prudence - Aide / ECCAT (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 15, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. _______________________ - Assistant Principal (Spencer Middle School), effective July 24, 2019
      2. _______________________ - School Psychologist (RCS - Central Office), effective July 24, 2019
      3. Leaptrot, Andrew - Technology Systems Specialist (RCS - Central Office), effective July 29, 2019, pending authorization
      4. Rogers, Breanna - School Social Worker (RCS - Itinerant), effective August 5, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      5. Goff, Jonathan - Teacher / Music (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 12, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      6. Short, Adam - Counselor (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 12, 2019, pending permit
      7. Samsodin, Nadjah - Teacher / Science (Roane County High School), effective August 12, 2019, pending visa and WV certification
      8. Holcomb, Adam - Teacher / Special Education (Roane County High School), effective August 12, 2019, pending receipt of permit
      9. _______________________ - Teacher / PE (Spencer Middle School), effective August 12, 2019
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Dolan, Corena - Teacher / Title I (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / 4th Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 24, 2019
      2. Coon, Alicia - Teacher / 5th Grade (Spencer Middle School) to Teacher / Title I (Spencer Middle School), effective July 24, 2019
      3. Rucker, Ricky - Custodian III (Spencer Middle School) to Custodian III (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 24, 2019
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Mills, Jordan - Assistant Coach, Football (Auxiliary) (Spencer Middle School), effective July 24, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (7/23/2019)
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjourn
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.