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

September 8, 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 can be joined remotely. The public can join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the conference ID 173 773 141 or by joining on Microsoft Teams using this link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement
    4. Transparency in Action
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Appointment of a Clerk-of-the-Works for the new Spencer Middle School project
    2. Update on Student Enrollment and Staffing
    3. Vacant Positions to Abolish for Lack of Need
      1. Teacher / 1st Grade, Spencer Elementary School [1 position]
      2. Teacher / English, Roane County High School [1 position]
    4. Campus Improvement Projects for Fall 2022
    5. Revised Policies and Administrative Guidelines Related to Alternative Methods to Earn High School Credit
    6. LSIC Meetings and Public Forums
    7. Board and Superintendent Goals for 2022-23
  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 August 25, 2022 and the Special Board Meeting on August 31, 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. Transportation contracts for 2 students
    5. Field Trips
    6. Volunteer(s)
      1. Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Tiffany Chandler, Brandy Chandler, Tammy Stricklen, Ronnie Seabolt, Brenda Seabolt, Carrie Hibner, Rodney Green, Peggy Paxton, Taylor Crawford and Cassie Patton
    7. Student Transfers
      1. 3 Student transfers from Calhoun 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. Abolish Position(s)
      1. Teacher / 1st Grade (SES), effective September 8, 2022
      2. Teacher / English (RCHS), effective September 8, 2022
    2. Resignation(s)
      1. Caldwell, Sara - Game Manager(s) (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 5, 2022
    3. New Employment(s)
      1. Tallman, Clarissa - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 9, 2022
      2. Onwuka, Ugo - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 9, 2022, pending issuance of permit
      3. Hickman, Hilliary - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 9, 2022, as restricted short-term substitute teacher only
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Taylor, Marilyn - Game Manager(s) (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 8, 2022
      2. Carper, Misty - Head Teacher (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective September 9, 2022
      3. Tawney, Elizabeth - Teacher Support Coordinator (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 9, 2022
      4. Boggs, Rebecca - Head Teacher (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 9, 2022
  6. Reports of Committees
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular board meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.