Agenda for the September 20th Pocahontas Board of Education Meeting

The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold a Local School Improvement Council meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Pocahontas County High School. This will be followed at 4:15 p.m. by their regular board meeting. Due to community interest, the meeting will be Zoomed. The Zoom meeting can be joined beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Please note this meeting is being held on Monday, not Tuesday, when these meetings are normally held.

The agenda for the regular meeting is as follows.

Following regular opening procedures, the board will hear any public delegations wishing to express their opinions to the board members.

Superintendent Beam will deliver his report and any special recognitions to the board.

Informational reports will be made by Kyle Wayne, the Student Representative and by Nathaniel Sizemore who will talk about vaccinations.

Following the board’s approval of routine financial matters, the board members will take up the following miscellaneous matters:

  • They will consider approval of Faculty Senate allocations for each school for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • They will consider approval of two new NEOLA Policies – one regarding athletic coaches and the other concerning CPR instruction.
  • They will consider approval of three revised NEOLA Policies concerning: Supplemental Salary for National Board Certification; Food Services; and Wellness.
  • The board members will review the school Re-entry plan and consider any recommended changes or revisions to it.
  • They will then consider approval of the recommended service and professional personnel actions.

The board members will then hold a Matters of the Board discussion prior to adjourning the meeting.

To obtain directions to listen to this meeting via Zoom Meeting; or to view the proposed personnel actions, go to the following link to the officially published agenda –9-20-21 Official BOE Agenda PDF

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Tim Walker

Tim is the WVMR News Reporter. Tim is a native of Maryland who started coming to Pocahontas County in the 1970’s as a caver. He bought land on Droop Mountain off Jacox Road in 1976 and built a small house there in the early 80’s. While still working in Maryland, Tim spent much time at his place which is located on the Friars Hole Cave Preserve. Retiring in 2011 as a Lieutenant with the Anne Arundel County Police Department in Maryland, Tim finally took the plunge and moved from Maryland to his real home on Droop Mountain. He began working as the Pocahontas County Reporter for Allegheny Mountain Radio in January of 2015.

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