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

August 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. This meeting may be joined remotely. The public can join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the conference ID 589 919 078 or by joining on Microsoft Teams using this link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Instructional Materials Adoption for 2019-25 Adoption Cycle (Delayed)
      1. Social Studies
        1. K - 5: Teacher Created Materials, "Exploring Social Studies: West Virginia"
        2. 8: Clairmont Press, Inc., "West Virginia: Its Land, Its People"
    2. Reconfigure position Teacher / English & Librarian (RCHS) as Technology / Library Media Specialist (RCHS)
    3. Proposal from Apple, Inc., to Purchase or Finance Computing Devices
    4. Update on BOE operations during summer of 2020
    5. Re-Entry Plan for 2020-21
  4. 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 23, 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 223 - Program of Study for High School (Grades 9 through 12) (revised)
      2. Second Reading
        1. Policy 220 - Curriculum Development (revised)
      3. First Reading
        1. Policy 226 - Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Educational Opportunity (revised)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council-Foster Grandparent Program Memorandum of Understanding
      2. Glenville State University Articles of Agreement for College Student Pre-Service Teachers and Interns
    5. Field trip(s)
      1. Roane County High School Golf Team to Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, WV for a golf tournament on 8/24/2020, transported by county van
    6. Volunteer(s)
      1. Roane County High School
        1. Stephanie Stover
    7. Student Transfer(s)
      1. 4 students from Kanawha County Schools
  5. 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. Kelly, Richard - Teacher / Social Studies (Roane County High School), effective July 31, 2020
      2. Painter, Michelle - Teacher / English & Librarian (Roane County High School), effective August 3, 2020
      3. Hively, Amanda - Assistant Coach, Volleyball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 4, 2020
      4. LeBlond, Vickie - Substitute cook (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 7, 2020
      5. LeBlond, Vickie - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 7, 2020
      6. Barker, Ashley - Teacher / Social Studies (Roane County High School), effective August 13, 2020
      7. Barker, Ashley - Student Council Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective August 13, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Redman, Jeffery - Custodian III (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 14, 2020, from the substitute list
      2. _______________________ - Coordinator of Family Engagement & Academic Support (RCS - Central Office), effective August 24, 2020
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Hays, Andrea - Teacher / 5th Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / 1st Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 14, 2020
      2. Miller, Timothy - Bus Operator (Bus #56) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #51) (RCS - Operations), effective August 14, 2020
      3. Cobb, Kathleen - Bus Operator (Bus #26) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #56) (RCS - Operations), effective August 14, 2020
      4. Hayes, Matthew - Teacher / English (Roane County High School) to Teacher / Social Studies (Roane County High School), effective August 14, 2020
    4. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Extracurricular(s)
        1. White, Nathanial - Assistant Coach, Baseball (Roane County High School), effective August 14, 2020
    5. Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Carla Brown, Superintendent's designee.
      1. Leave of Absence(s)
        1. Duncan, Sarah - Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School), effective August 28, 2020 to November 20, 2020
    6. Reports of Committees
    7. Superintendent's Remarks
    8. Adjournment
      1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School