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

February 13, 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. 2020-21 School Calendar (Meeting 1 of 2)
    3. Public Participation
    4. Student Achievement
      1. Standards vs. Curriculum vs. Materials
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Discussion of SRO / PRO program
    2. Recommendation for termination of contract of Employee A, a substitute cook, for unavailability, effective immediately
    3. Planning for 2020-21: Where are we, how did we get here, and where do we want to go next?
  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 January 23, 2020 and Special Meeting on February 6, 2020
    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 612 - Placement and Operation of Video Cameras in Certain Special Education Classrooms (new)
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Contract with Frontier Communications for VoIP Maintenance and Expansion Project ($108,723.92)
      2. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for School Resource Officer Program for 2020-21
      3. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for Prevention Resource Officer Program for 2020-21
    5. Field Trips
      1. Roane County High School FFA to Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, WV for Envirothon Competition on 4/16/2020 to 4/17/2020, transported by personal vehichles
      2. Spencer Middle School Art Class to Pittsburgh, PA for a cultural trip on 5/26/2020 to 5/27/2020, transported by charter bus
      3. Roane County High School FFA to Columbus Zoo in Powell, OH for an FFA field trip on 5/11/2020, transported by school bus
    6. Volunteers
      1. Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Danielle Kerns
    7. Student Transfers
  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. Cooper, Sandra - Family Engagement Coordinator (RCS - Central Office), effective January 14, 2020
      2. Wallace, George - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 24, 2020
      3. Gillotte, Lisa - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 3, 2020
      4. OBrien, Jennifer - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 13, 2020
      5. Real, Joetta - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 27, 2020
      6. Holcomb, Clinton - Teacher / Art (Roane County High School), effective February 28, 2020
      7. Fountaine, Shelba - Teacher / Kindergarten (Spencer Elementary School), effective June 30, 2020, Retirement
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Ash, Randy - Technology Systems Specialist (RCS - Central Office), effective February 14, 2020
      2. Nester, Carrie - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 14, 2020
      3. Branard, Roy - Substitute general maintenance (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 14, 2020, pending CIB clearance
      4. Huffman, Melissa - Bus Operator (Bus #25) (RCS - Operations), effective February 14, 2020, from the substitute list
      5. Elmore, Richard - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 14, 2020
      6. Taylor, Christopher - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 14, 2020
      7. Weese, David - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective February 14, 2020
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Branard, Barbara - Cafeteria Manager / Cook III (Spencer Elementary School) to Accountant II / Secretary II (Spencer Elementary School), effective February 14, 2020
      2. Greathouse, Richard - Bus Operator (Bus #25) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #17) (RCS - Operations), effective February 14, 2020
    4. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Watson, Stephenie - Cook II (Roane County High School), effective February 3, 2020 to February 25, 2020
      2. Cross, Geneva - Cook II (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective February 7, 2020 to February 28, 2020, extension of previous leave
    5. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Taylor, Christopher - Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective February 14, 2020
      2. Craft, Lonnie - Assistant Coach, Softball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective February 14, 2020
      3. McGinnis, Toni - Coach, Boys Track (Roane County High School), effective February 14, 2020
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.