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

August 27, 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 285 507 431 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 2017-23 Adoption Cycle (Off-Cycle Review)
      1. Computer Science
        1. 9 - 12: Savvas Learning Company, "Computer Science: An Overview"
    2. Review of and Adoption of Phase II Documents for 2020-20 CEFP
    3. Update on BOE operations and re-entry preparations 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 August 13, 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 220 - Curriculum Development (revised)
      2. Second Reading
        1. Policy 226 - Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Educational Opportunity (revised)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. MOU with Roane General Hospital regarding situational use of physical therapists
      2. Agreement for Caretaker's Residence at RCHS
    5. Field trip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
      1. Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Nona Perkins
    7. Student Transfer(s)
  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. Cale, Lacey - Teacher / Health (Roane County High School), effective August 20, 2020
      2. Richardson, Kayla - Teacher / Social Studies (Roane County High School), effective August 21, 2020
      3. Craft, Lonnie - Assistant Coach, Football (Auxiliary) (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 21, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Strimel, Michelle - Coordinator of Family Engagement & Academic Support (RCS - Central Office), effective August 28, 2020, pending release by current employer
      2. Conant, Leslie - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 28, 2020
      3. Jones, Ashley - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 28, 2020
      4. Chaney, Eric - Bus Operator (Bus #26) (RCS - Operations), effective August 28, 2020, from the substitute list; rescind previous offer of employment as Bus Operator (Bus #53) from July 6, 2020
      5. Armel, Teffany - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 28, 2020, pending receipt of permit
      6. Canterbury, William - Teacher / Social Studies (Roane County High School), effective September 14, 2020, pending receipt of certification
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Harold, Jennifer - Teacher / Business Education & FBLA Advisor (Roane County High School) to Technology & Library Media Specialist (Roane County High School), effective August 28, 2020, pending receipt of endorsements
    4. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Nutter, Phyllis - Coach, Volleyball (Spencer Middle School), effective August 24, 2020 to June 30, 2021
      2. Nutter, Phyllis - Athletic Director (Spencer Middle School), effective August 24, 2020 to June 30, 2021
    5. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Harper, Amber - Assistant Coach, Volleyball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 28, 2020
      2. Rector, Joseph - Social Media Coordinator (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 28, 2020
      3. Lloyd, Morgan - Athletic Director (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 28, 2020
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (8/18/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School