Pocahontas BOE Meeting Agenda for May 12th

The May 12th Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting will start at 6 p.m., but, because of the virus, the meeting will be closed to the public but will be available by both a Zoom Meeting and by an audio link on the BOE’s website. Links to both of those can be found below.

BOE Website:


Zoom Audio Link


Meeting ID: 815 0570 6386

Password: 2p68n1

The agenda for this meeting includes normal opening procedures, followed by the Superintendent’s Report and special recognitions.

This will be followed by actions on financial matters, which include the approval of routine financial reports, approval of the April 22nd and May 8th payrolls, approval of grants and approval of vender payments.

In the miscellaneous portion of the meeting, the board will consider approval of the following:

  • Approval of the 3-year agreement with Harris School Solutions to provide “eWalk” classroom observation software for principals, licenses and training to enable more effective classroom walkthroughs, organize date and track evidence. This will be paid for by Title II funds.
  • Approval to purchase an annual license to access virtual job shadowing, career exploration and course planning for the Graduation Coach and school counselors through STRIVVEN MEDIA, LLC. To be paid for by Graduation 20/20 funds. It will cost $2000.00 at each of the following schools, Green Bank Elementary/Middle School, Marlinton Middle School and Pocahontas County High School.
  • A proposed personnel action list for both professional and service personnel.

Prior to adjourning, the board members will conduct a Matters of the Board discussion

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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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