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

May 13, 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. Student Achievement
    4. Communications in the Open Enrollment / School Choice World
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Roane County WVU Extension Budget Presentation and Funding Request
    2. Approval of Agreement with Thrasher to Provide Architectural & Engineering Services for Projects Associated with 2020-30 CEFP, Exclusive of Those Projects Funded Partially or in Whole by the West Virginia School Building Authority
    3. Appointment of Board Member(s) to Committee to Consider Firms Interested in Providing Architectural & Engineering Services for the New Spencer Middle School
    4. Appointment of Board Member(s) to Planning Committee for the New Spencer Middle School
    5. Approval of Job Sharing Arrangement per WV Code 18-5-13 (t)
      1. Andrea Hays and Suzanne Rector for Summer SOLE Teacher (split to be determined at the discretion of the Summer SOLE Coordinator)
    6. Declaration of Three-Week Practice Period for Summer 2021 as Weeks 2, 3, and 4 on the NFHS Calendar (July 12 - July 30, 2021)
  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 March 25th and Statutory Board Meeting on April 20, 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
      4. Approval of FY20 Financial Audit
    3. Policies
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for School Resource Officer Program for 2021-22 (renewal)
      2. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for Prevention Resource Officer Program for 2021-22 (renewal)
      3. Agreement with Jackson County Schools to provide bus operator training (continuing agreement)
      4. Agreement with Jackson County Schools to receive bus operator training (continuing agreement)
    5. Field Trips
    6. Volunteers
    7. Student Transfers
    8. Surplus Equipment for Auction
      1. Bus 18 - 2004 International School Bus
      2. Bus 19 - 2006 International School Bus
      3. Bus 38 - 2001 International School Bus
      4. Bus 67 - 2002 Blue Bird School Bus
      5. Bus 68 - 2004 - International School Bus
      6. 2001 Kubota Tractor Model BX1800
  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 - Coach, Soccer (Spencer Middle School), effective May 9, 2021
      2. Harper, Barton - Teacher / Special Education (Spencer Elementary School), effective May 11, 2021
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Knudsen, Candace - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective May 14, 2021, pending certification
      2. Tawney, Elizabeth - Summer SOLE Teacher (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective June 14, 2021
      3. Bailey, Jessica - School Social Worker (Summer) (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 14, 2021
      4. Mace, Valerie - Summer SOLE Teacher (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective June 14, 2021
      5. Harper, Tracy - Summer SOLE Cook (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective June 18, 2021
      6. Tolley, Sarah - ESY Speech Language Pathologist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 28, 2021
      7. Kendall, James - ESY Teacher of Severe / Profound Handicap (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 28, 2021
      8. _______________________ - Director of Student Support Services (RCS - Central Office), effective July 1, 2021
      9. Stellato, Michelle - Principal (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 1, 2021, pending CIB clearance
      10. Cottrill, Haley - Teacher / 3rd Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 9, 2021, pending certification
      11. Ellison, Susan - Teacher / 1st Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 9, 2021, pending CIB clearance
      12. Woods, Jessica - Teacher / 4th Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective August 9, 2021, pending CIB clearance
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Sinclair, Meghan - Teacher / 3rd Grade (RCS - Itinerant (50%), Geary EMS (50%)) to Teacher / 1st Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2021, remove from administrative transfer list
      2. Williams, Ashley - Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School) to Teacher / 5th Grade (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2021
      3. Mace, Valerie - Teacher / 4th Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / 1st Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2021
      4. O'Brien, Baylee - Teacher / Title I (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / 4th Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2021
      5. Parkins, Melinda - Counselor (Geary Elementary / Middle School) to Counselor (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2021
      6. Lloyd, Morgan - Counselor (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / Title I (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 1, 2021
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Cottrill, Shannon - Social Media Coordinator (Roane County High School), effective May 14, 2021
  6. Reports of Committees
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School