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

September 24, 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 953 289 465 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. Rescind offer of employment to William Canterbury, Teacher / Social Studies, Roane County High School (did not accept employment; from August 27, 2020)
    2. Consideration and possible action on revisions to the 2020-21 School Calendar
    3. Revision to 2020-21 Re-Entry Plan (Schedule of days for in-person learning at RCHS)
    4. Restructuring in Office of Technology
      1. Abolish (1) position of Technology Systems Specialist
      2. Create (1) position of Coordinator of Technology
    5. Board and Superintendent Goals 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 September 10, 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
      4. Approval of FY20 Unaudited Financial Statements
    3. Policies
      1. Policy 512 - Areas of Critical Needs and Shortage (annual review and readoption)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Transportation contract for 1 student
    5. Field trip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    7. Student Transfer(s)
      1. 1 Student transfer from Kanawha County to Roane County Schools
      2. 2 Students from Calhoun County to Roane 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. Abolish(s)
      1. Technology Systems Specialist (CO), effective September 30, 2020
    2. Create(s)
      1. Coordinator of Technology (CO), 240 days, effective July 1, 2020
    3. Resignation(s)
      1. Jones, Ashley - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 21, 2020
      2. Perry, Nathanial - Technology Systems Specialist (RCS - Central Office), effective September 30, 2020
    4. Employment(s)
      1. Cook, Hunter - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 25, 2020, pending receipt of certification
      2. McCune, Austin - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 25, 2020, pending receipt of certification
      3. Stearns, Juan - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 25, 2020, pending receipt of certification
    5. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Craft, Lonnie - Coach, Cheer (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective September 25, 2020
      2. Sotomayor, Mario - Coach, Soccer (Spencer Middle School), effective September 25, 2020
      3. Williams, Ashley - Assistant Coach, Soccer (Spencer Middle School), effective September 25, 2020
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (9/15/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School