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

October 22, 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 792 598 120 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. Discussion of Changes in State Guidance Regarding COVID-19 in Schools
    2. Potential Changes to Local Protocol Related to COVID-19 Reflective of Changes in State Guidelines
    3. Update on Enrollment and Current Operations
      1. 2020-21 October 1 Enrollment
      2. Personnel Planning for 2021-22
      3. Distance Learning Program
      4. Partnership with Roane General Hospital
  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 October 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
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. MOU with Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Inc., regarding collaboration for student supports
      2. MOU with Blueprints regarding collaboration for student supports
      3. MOU with Braley & Thompson regarding collaboration for student supports
      4. COVID-19 Addendum to Articles of Agreement with Glenville State College to Allow for Student Teachers as Restricted Short-Term Substitutes
    5. Field trip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    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. Baker, Muriah - Coach, Girls Basketball (Spencer Middle School), effective October 14, 2020
      2. Hively, Amanda - Coach, Girls Basketball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective October 20, 2020
      3. Williams, James - Assistant Coach, Boys Basketball (Roane County High School), effective October 22, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. DiGennaro, Jessica - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective October 23, 2020, restricted use only per WVDE Policy 5202 Emergency Waiver
      2. Taylor, Kristie - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective October 23, 2020, restricted use only per WVDE Policy 5202 Emergency Waiver
      3. Collins, Norma - Teacher / Business Education & FBLA Advisor (Roane County High School), effective October 26, 2020, pending CIB clearance
      4. Keiffer, Bryan - Coordinator of Technology (RCS - Central Office), effective October 26, 2020, pending CIB clearance and release from current employer
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Jarvis, Betsy - Cook for After School Supper Program (Roane County High School), effective October 23, 2020
      2. Stockner, Shannon - Cook for After School Supper Program (Roane County High School), effective October 23, 2020
      3. Freeland, Tina - Cook for After School Supper Program (Roane County High School), effective October 23, 2020
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (10/20/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School