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

March 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 could be joined remotely. The public could join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the provided conference ID or by joining on Microsoft Teams using the provided link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. 2021-22 School Calendar (Meeting 1 of 2)
    4. Student Achievement
      1. Pandemic Learning Loss
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update on COVID-19 Recovery
      1. ESSERF 2 Funding
      2. SOLE Funding
      3. Roane Rebuild Working Groups
    2. Professional Personnel Realignment for 2021-22
      1. Anticipated lack of enrollment and discontinuation of distance learning program at Geary Elementary / Middle School
        1. Abolish Teacher / 3rd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
        2. Place Meghan Sinclair, Teacher / 3rd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School, on administrative transfer list
        3. Abolish Teacher / 3rd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
        4. Place Lana Underwood, Teacher / 3rd Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School, on administrative transfer list
        5. Abolish Teacher / 5th Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
        6. Place Michelle McPherson, Teacher / 5th Grade, Geary Elementary Middle School, on administrative transfer list
      2. Anticipated lack of enrollment and discontinuation of distance learning program at Walton Elementary / Middle School
        1. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten, Walton Elementary Middle School (1 position)
      3. Anticipated lack of enrollment and discontinuation of distance learning program at Spencer Elementary School
        1. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten, Spencer Elementary School (1 position)
        2. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten, Spencer Elementary School (1 position)
        3. Abolish Teacher / Kindergarten & 1st Grade, Spencer Elementary School (1 position)
        4. Abolish Teacher / 1st & 2nd Grade, Spencer Elementary School (1 position)
      4. Anticipated lack of enrollment at Spencer Middle School
        1. Abolish Teacher / Career Literacy at Spencer Middle School (1 position)
      5. Desire to Reduce Class Sizes in Support of Pandemic Relief
        1. Create Teacher / 1st Grade at Geary Elementary Middle School (1 position)
  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 February 25, 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. Third Reading and Adoption
        1. Policy 526 - Reimbursement for Professional Expenses and Training (new)
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
    5. Field trip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    7. Student Transfer(s)
      1. 1 Student from Calhoun County Schools to Roane County Schools
      2. 2 Students from Jackson County Schools 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. Resignation(s)
      1. Sotomayor, Mario - Assistant Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective February 26, 2021
    2. Reassign classroom teacher(s)
      1. Saunders, Alexis - Teacher / Career Literacy (SMS) to Teacher / Math (SMS), per WVBE Policy 5000; existing position vacated on February 28, 2021
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Hayes, Matthew - Student Council Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective March 12, 2021
      2. Deweese, Candace - Credit Recovery Facilitator (Roane County High School), effective March 12, 2021
      3. Holcomb, Adam - Credit Recovery Facilitator (Roane County High School), effective March 12, 2021
      4. Smelko, Jessalynn - Assistant Coach, Softball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective March 12, 2021
      5. Ward, Cari - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Spencer Elementary School), effective March 12, 2021
      6. Kendall, Deana - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Spencer Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      7. Fisher, Melissa - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Spencer Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      8. _______________________ - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      9. _______________________ - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      10. _______________________ - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      11. Boggs, Rebecca - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      12. _______________________ - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
      13. _______________________ - Academic Recovery Facilitator (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective March 12, 2021
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane County WVU Extension Service Committee (3/1/2021)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School