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

February 11, 2021

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 169 163 812 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. Consideration and possible action on recommendation to ratify and extend suspension of Employee A, a teacher
    2. Update of BOE operations during COVID-19
    3. Administrative Guidelines for Review
      1. AG 320.i - Emergency Operations
    4. Consideration and Possible Action to Amend 2020-21 School Calendar for Spring Break
    5. Discussion of School Calendar for 2021-22
    6. Continued Planning for 2021-22
  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 January 21, 2021
    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. First Reading
        1. Policy 526 - Reimbursement for Professional Expenses and Training (new)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Additional Schedule to Lease Agreement with Country Roads Leasing re: financing expanded phone system equipment software
    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. White, Nathanial - Coach, Baseball (Spencer Middle School), effective January 26, 2021
      2. Taylor, Christopher - Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective January 29, 2021
      3. Mills, Jordan - Assistant Coach, Baseball (Spencer Middle School), effective February 3, 2021
      4. Nichols, Amy - Teacher / Math (Spencer Middle School), effective February 28, 2021
    2. Retirement(s)
      1. Norman, Darlene - Teacher / 1st Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective June 30, 2021
    3. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Kidwell, Samantha - Teacher / Agriculture & FFA Advisor (Roane County High School), effective April 8, 2021 to June 7, 2021, partially paid under FMLA paid leave substitution; partially unpaid under WV Code 18A-2-2a
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Gaughan, Kevin - Assistant Coach, Softball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective February 12, 2021
      2. Tolley, Sarah - Beginning Speech Language Pathologist Mentor (RCS - Central Office), effective February 12, 2021
      3. Spencer, Britney - Coach, Boys Basketball (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective February 12, 2021
  6. Reports of Committees
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School