Roane County Schools

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

January 9, 2020

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: Mid-year Review of Goals and Data
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Administrative Guidelines for Review
      1. AG 512i - Process for Providing Reimbursement for Tuition and Other Costs to Professional Personnel in Areas of Critical Needs and Shortage
    2. Schedule of BOE meetings for the second half of 2019-20
    3. Continued Discussion of Planning for 2020-21
  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 December 19, 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. First Reading
        1. Policy 611 - Placement and Operation of Video Cameras in Certain Special Education Classrooms (new)
      2. Second Reading
        1. Policy 250 - Adoption of Instructional Resources (revised)
        2. Policy 410 - Enrollment (revised)
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Bid for and approval to purchase 4 new school buses by Blue Bird of West Virginia in the amount of $100,783 each ($403,132 total)
      2. Student Transportation Contract
      3. MOU with Little Kanawha Bus to provide transportation for students in special education program to off-site educational experiences
      4. MOU with BridgeValley Community and Technical College for student practicum experiences
    5. Field Trips
      1. Roane County High School Band to WVU, Morgantown, WV, departing on 2/13/2020 and returning 2/15/2020, transported by personal vehicle
      2. Geary Elementary / Middle School 8th Grade Class to Pigeon Forge, TN, departing 5/22/2020 and returning 5/23/2020, travelling by charter bus
    6. Volunteers
      1. Roane County High School
        1. Laura Hall
    7. Student Transfers
      1. 2 students from Roane County Schools to Jackson County Schools
  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. Hicks, Tommie - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective December 26, 2019
      2. Sharma, Kanika - Teacher / Math (Roane County High School), effective December 31, 2019
      3. Clarkson, Jane - Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective January 4, 2020
    2. New Employment(s)
      1. Metzger, Timothy - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 10, 2020
      2. Bailey, Jessica - School Social Worker (RCS - Student Support Services), effective January 13, 2020
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Boggs, Rebecca - Supplemental Teacher / Tutor / Adult Mentor (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective January 10, 2020
      2. Penfold, JuliAnna - Assistant Coach, Girls Basketball (Auxiliary) (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective January 10, 2020
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Geary Elementary / Middle School.