Pocahontas BOE Meeting Agenda for the May 16th Meeting

The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold their next regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6th in the Board Conference Room in their office in Buckeye with the following agenda:

After normal opening procedures, the board will hear any delegations from the public, and then receive the Superintendent’s report and his special recognitions.

They will hear any Informational/Central Office updates offered.

The board will next consider consent approval of routine financial matters.

Regarding Miscellaneous matters, the board will consider:

  • Approval to extend for one additional year the COVID-19 carry-over vacation days for 261-day employees.
  • Approval of an MOU with the MIT Noyce Fellowships Project related to Jennifer Nail-Cook as the Cohort 1, in supporting improvement in the mathematics teaching and learning as the 4th year of the 5-year program, which will be revisited each year for approval.
  • Approval of an MOU with the West Ed, American Institutes for Research to conduct an Education Innovation and Research grant-funded implementation and impact study.
  • Approval to participate in the Project for Education Research That Scales, in order to help educators apply evidence-based strategies to advance educational excellence and equity on a large scale.
  • Approving the recommended service and professional personnel actions.

Prior to adjourning, the board will conduct their Matters of the Board discussion.

To see the list of proposed personnel actions the board will consider at this meeting, click on the following link to the official meeting agenda –6-6-23 Official BOE Agenda PDF

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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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