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

July 28, 2022

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 - Overview of the WV Balanced Scorecard
    4. Transparency in Action
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Extend contract of Marie Hedges, Counselor, Roane County High School, for 3 days, for the 2022-23 school year only
    2. Update on Series 2019 Bond Construction Program and ESSER Program and Budget
    3. Approval of bid(s) related to the construction of a new Spencer Middle School
    4. Discussion and Possible Action on Restructuring for Career & Technical Education Expansion
    5. Discussion of School Fundraisers, Community Use of Facilities, and Accountability
    6. Consideration of legal matters arising from Charity Moore and Lakota "Raine" Moore 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 the Regular Board Meeting on July 14, 2022
    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. MOU with Roane General Hospital regarding situational use of physical therapists
      2. Thera-Pedics, Inc. for Occupational Therapy Services
      3. 2022-23 Pre-K Collaborative Budget
      4. MOU with WVU at Parkersburg For Clinical Students (Field Placements, Student Teachers, and Resident Teachers)
    5. Field Trips
      1. RCHS Golf Team to Wheeling, WV (8/8/2022 - 8/9/2022)
    6. Volunteers
      1. Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Nona Perkins and Andrea Hays
    7. Student Transfers
    8. Clinical Experiences
      1. Hannah Lambert, Marshall University, placed at Roane County High School as Teacher / English (clinical teacher of record, dates TBD)
      2. Kaylin Morris, Marshall University, placed at Walton Elementary Middle School as Teacher / 1st Grade (clinical teacher of record, dates TBD)
  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. Casto, Bridgette - Teacher / Music (Roane County High School), effective July 16, 2022,
      2. Casto, Bridgette - Homecoming Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective July 16, 2022
      3. Casto, Bridgette - Prom Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective July 16, 2022
      4. Morris, Bernard - Teacher / Art (Roane County High School), effective July 21, 2022,
      5. Short, Jacqueline - Principal (Spencer Middle School), effective July 22, 2022
      6. Martin, Tonya - Teacher / English (Roane County High School), effective July 23, 2022,
      7. Compston, Brandy - Teacher / 2nd Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 5, 2022,
    2. New Employment(s)
      1. Hays, Clarence - Substitute mechanic (RCS - Substitutes), effective July 29, 2022
      2. Rector, Suzanne - Kindergarten Step Up Teacher (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      3. Cottrill, Shannon - High School Step Up Teacher (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      4. May, Edward - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective July 29, 2022
      5. Ellis, Jerry - Custodian III (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022, from the substitute list
      6. Huffman, Jamie - Bus Operator (Bus #53) (RCS - Operations), effective August 17, 2022, from the substitute list
      7. Dale, Bryce - Teacher / Music (Roane County High School), effective August 17, 2022
      8. Woods, Courtney - Aide / ECCAT (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 17, 2022, from the substitute list
      9. Nester, Carrie - Cook II (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 17, 2022, from preferred recall
      10. Harper, Tracy - Cook II (Spencer Middle School), effective August 17, 2022, from preferred recall
      11. McGuire, Katlynn - Teacher / 2nd Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 17, 2022, replaces Employment from July 14, 2022
    3. Transfer person(s)
      1. Lycans, Peggy - Cook II (Spencer Elementary School) to Cook II (Spencer Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      2. May, Lori - Teacher / 4th Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / 3rd Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022, per WVBE Policy 5000
      3. Miller, Kaleena - Teacher / 3rd Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Teacher / 4th Grade (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022, per WVBE Policy 5000
      4. Epling, Craig - Assistant Principal (Roane County High School) to Principal (Spencer Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      5. Bass, Tracy - Bus Operator (Bus #53) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #26) (RCS - Operations), effective July 29, 2022
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Burdette, Paul - Athletic Director (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      2. Lawson, Randy - Coach, Football (Spencer Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      3. Tanner, Jeffrey - Assistant Coach, Soccer (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      4. Cottrell, Richard - Assistant Coach, Football (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (7/19/2022)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular board meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.