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

March 12, 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
      1. Review of 2020 Regular Legislative Session
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Consideration and possible adoption of the 2020-21 school calendar
    2. Consideration and possible adoption of bus schedules for the 2020-21 school year
    3. Personnel hearings as requested
      1. Andrea Hays, Teacher / Kindergarten at Walton Elementary Middle School
    4. Personnel Realignment for 2020-21
      1. Anticipated Lack of Enrollment in K at SES
        1. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten, Spencer Elementary School (1 position)
      2. Anticipated Lack of Enrollment in 2nd Grade at GEMS
        1. Abolish Teacher / 2nd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
        2. Place Amber Osborne, Teacher / 2nd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School, on administrative transfer list
        3. Create Teacher / 6th Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
      3. Anticipated Lack of Enrollment in K at WEMS
        1. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten, Walton Elementary Middle School (1 position)
        2. Place Andrea Hays, Teacher / Kindergarten, Walton Elementary Middle School, on administrative transfer list
        3. Create Teacher / 5th Grade, Walton Elementary Middle School (1 position)
      4. Expansion of CTE curriculum in Middle School
        1. Create Teacher / Career Literacy, Spencer Middle School (3 positions)
        2. Reassign Rebecca Wiseman, Teacher / English to Teacher / Career Literacy, Geary Elementary Middle School
        3. (no action needed at Walton Elementary Middle School)
      5. Anticipated Lack of Need in Special Education program
        1. Abolish Autism Mentor, Roane County High School (1 position)
        2. Place Dixie Hall, Autism Mentor, Roane County High School, on administrative transfer list
      6. Increase Scheduling Flexibility at SMS
        1. Reassign Amy Nichols, Teacher / 5th Grade to Teacher / Math, Spencer Middle School
  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 February 27, 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
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
    5. Field Trips
      1. Roane County High School Softball to Wheeling, WV to play Weir and Madonna, transported by personal vehicles
      2. Spencer Elementary to Marietta, Ohio to Strawberry field on May 27, 2020, transported by county buses (field trip was previously approved for different dates on 2/27/2020)
    6. Volunteers
    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. Create(s)
      1. Teacher / Career Literacy (SMS), 200 days, effective July 1, 2020
      2. Teacher / Career Literacy (SMS), 200 days, effective July 1, 2020
      3. Teacher / Career Literacy (SMS), 200 days, effective July 1, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Rollyson, Justin - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective March 13, 2020
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Kelley, Katelyn - Cook II (Spencer Elementary School) to Cook III (Spencer Elementary School), effective March 13, 2020
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. McCutcheon, David - Assistant Coach, Boys Track (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective February 28, 2020, (Correction from February 27, 2020)
      2. Chandler, James - Assistant Coach, Track (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective March 13, 2020
      3. Williams, James - Assistant Coach, Baseball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective March 13, 2020
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.