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

December 5, 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
    3. Student Achievement
      1. Strategic Planning
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Student expulsion hearing #20191205A
    2. Student expulsion hearing #20191205B
    3. Update regarding Student Expulsion #20191014
  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 November 21, 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. Second Reading
        1. Policy 154 - Termination of Administrative Contracts (revised)
        2. Policy 524 - Transfers and Reductions-in-Force (revised)
      2. Third Reading and Approval
        1. Policy 513 - Extra-curricular Assignments (revised)
    4. Contracts
    5. Field Trips
      1. Roane County High School FFA to Morgantown, WV for WV FFA Career Development Events on 12/12/19 to 12/13/19 and transported by county bus
    6. Volunteers
  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. Ward, Cari - Supplemental Teacher / Tutor / Adult Mentor (Spencer Elementary School), effective November 8, 2019
      2. Spencer, Jennifer - Coach, Volleyball (Spencer Middle School), effective December 3, 2019
      3. Epling, Craig - Supplemental Teacher / Tutor / Adult Mentor (Roane County High School), effective December 3, 2019
      4. Tallman, Clarissa - Assistant Coach, Boys Basketball (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective December 18, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. McQuain, Robin - Assistant Principal (Spencer Elementary School), effective November 30, 2019, amending previous start date of December 2, 2019 (from November 7, 2019)
      2. Elmore, Richard - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective December 6, 2019,
      3. Marks, Frankie - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective December 6, 2019
      4. Nester, Carrie - Cook II (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective December 6, 2019, during a leave of absence
    3. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Mckown, Tara - Custodian III (Spencer Middle School), effective October 11, 2019 to December 6, 2019, previously approved through 1/1/20
      2. Goodwin, Kendra - Teacher / Spanish (Roane County High School), effective January 2, 2020 to May 29, 2020
      3. Rucker, Janet - Custodian III (Roane County High School), effective November 19, 2019 to January 1, 2020
      4. Tallman, Clarissa - Teacher / 5th Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective April 1, 2020 to May 29, 2020
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Spencer Middle School.