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

December 16, 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 can be joined remotely. The public can join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the conference ID 351 428 091 or by joining on Microsoft Teams using this link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Update from Clerk-of-the-Works on Bond Construction Program
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update on Mitigation Strategies for Communicable Diseases
    2. Annual review and renewal of Policy 512 - Areas of Critical Need and Shortage
    3. Consideration of Professional Learning and the Black Walnut Festival weekend in the 2022-23 School Calendar
    4. Remove from Substitute Lists for Lack of Interest and/or Response
      1. Alea Cook, Substitute Teacher
      2. David Gibson, Substitute Teacher
      3. Judith Haid, Substitute Teacher
      4. Katherine O'Connor, Substitute Teacher
      5. Anna Shafer, Substitute Teacher
      6. Clarissa Tallman, Substitute Teacher
      7. Kristie Taylor, Substitute Teacher
      8. Nancy Updegrave, Substitute Teacher
      9. Courtney Andrews, Substitute Aide
      10. Tasha Conrad, Substitute Custodian
      11. Timothy May, Substitute Custodian
    5. BOE / LSIC Meeting Debrief - Social and Emotional Well-Being of Staff
    6. Consideration of Roane County Master Plan for Athletic Programs
    7. Consideration of legal matters arising from Charity Moore on behalf of her minor child v. Roane County Schools (PADR-154-17)
  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 December 2, 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
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s) / Agreement(s)
      1. Wheeling University Articles of Agreement for Pre-Service Candidates, Residency Candidates, and Student Teachers
      2. Safe Schools Entrances at Geary and Walton Change Order #2 for $2,030
    5. Field Trips
    6. Volunteers
      1. Spencer Elementary School
        1. Sierra Crihfield, Heather Metheney, Angela Craig, Mathew Gregory Nicholson and Elizabeth Tanner
    7. Student Transfers
      1. 1 student from Kanawha County Schools
    8. Placement in Clinical Experiences
      1. Clinical Teacher of Record - Kristen Myers, Teacher / 5th Grade at Spencer Middle School (January 3 - June 30, 2021; WVU-P)
      2. Practicum Experience - Shane Woodrum, Middle School Social Studies at Walton Elementary Middle School (Liberty University)
      3. Student Teacher while on Permit - Jessica Oliver, Teacher / Special Education at Spencer Middle School (January 17 - April 22, 2022; Wheeling University)
  5. Personnel Consent AgendaMotion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Kidwell, Samantha - Teacher / Agriculture & FFA Advisor (Roane County High School), effective December 26, 2021, (to update date of release; from September 23, 2021)
    2. New Employment(s)
      1. Huffman, Jamie - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective December 17, 2021, pending bus operator certification
      2. Workman, John - Teacher / Agriculture & FFA Advisor (Roane County High School), effective December 27, 2021, (to revise date of hire; from October 7, 2021)
    3. Transfer person(s)
      1. Proctor, Joy - Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School) to Teacher / 6th Grade (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2022
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (12/14/2021)
    2. Staff Development Councils (12/6/2021)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School