• PRELIMINARY AGENDA
    STAUNTON CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
    City Hall, 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton
    Monday, April 12, 2021

    In keeping with safety guidelines for in-person attendance at public meetings held in City Hall, entry to School Board meetings will be restricted to the side entrance on Central Avenue.  Each individual will be subject to a temperature screening and must wear a face covering and practice 6-foot physical distancing while inside the building. Only limited seating will be available to the public.  As an alternative to in-person attendance, members of the public are encouraged to listen online through the division website (www.staunton.k12.va.us) or on local cable channel, SCS-TV13.  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    BOARD DEVELOPMENT SESSION                         School Board Conference Room                  4:00 p.m.

    Continued work on Strategic Plan

    WORK SESSION                                                        School Board Conference Room                     5:00 p.m.
    Review of Calendar Considerations and Conference Opportunities
    Review of Proposed Policy Revisions
    Human Resources Update / Review of Proposed Academic Calendar for 2021-2022
    Superintendent’s Update
    Unfinished Business / New Business
    School Board Committee/Advisory Board Updates
    School Board Communications Report

    REGULAR MEETING                                                  Rita S. Wilson Council Chambers                    6:00 p.m.
    I.          CALL TO ORDER 

    II.        
    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    III.        REPORTS                                              
                 
    A.    Report from Superintendent
                         ~    Air Quality Upgrades to Schools and Buses
                         ~    Fall Back-to-School Plan
                         ~    Miscellaneous Items
                  B.    Reports from School Board Members

    IV.        UPDATES AND INFORMATION 
                 
    A.    Finance Update by Brad Wegner, Budget Director
                  B.    Report on Work with VDOE Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee by Jen Goss, SHS History and Social Science Teacher

    V.          PUBLIC INPUT * Please see the Clerk to sign up to speak in person (2 minute limit per speaker) or phone in using the alternate public input procedures noted below.  Participants are reminded that the public input/public hearing portions of the meeting are a time for the School Board simply to listen to your comments. The School Board will not respond to comments or answer questions during the public input/public hearing periods.  No more than 30 minutes of agenda time will be allowed for the public input period. Comments from the audience will be entertained only during the established public input period. The remainder of the meeting is reserved for presentations to the School Board by members of the administration and staff. 
     

    VI.        
    CONSENT AGENDA
                 
    A.     Minutes of:
                          ~    March 8, 2021: Board Development Session, Work Session & Regular Meeting
                          ~    March 22, 2021: Called Meeting / Board Development Session
                          ~    April 5, 2021: Called Meeting
                          ~    April 8, 2021: Joint Work Session with City Council
                  B.     Personnel Actions

    VII.        ACTION ITEMS 
                  
    A.     Surplus Property
                                 by Earl McCray, Director of Operations
                   B.     Special Education Annual Plan
                                 by Dr. Jelisa Wolfe, Executive Director of Student Services
                   C.     Academic Calendar for 2021-2022
                                 by Jonathan Venn, Chief Human Resources Officer
                   D.     SOP Academic Calendars for 2021-22
                                 by Jonathan Venn, Chief Human Resources Officer
                   E.     Reemployment of Administrative & Support Staff Employees for 2021-2022
                                 by Jonathan Venn, Chief HR Officer
                   F.      Staff Salary Adjustments for 2021-22
                                 by Jonathan Venn, Chief HR Officer
                   G.     Perkins Plan
                                 by Cassie Farrish, Instructional Supervisor
                   H.     Plan for Review of Tuition and Special Permission Requests for 2021-22
                                 by Garett Smith, Superintendent
                    I.     Fee Schedule for 2021-22
                                 by Brad Wegner, Budget Director
                    J.     Review and Consideration of School Board & Superintendent Agreements and General Operating Procedures

    ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING / CONTINUATION OF WORK SESSION (if necessary)
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       Alternate Public Input and Public Hearing Procedures
    To participate in public input/public hearing portions of this meeting: 

    • Dial toll free number (844) 854-2222 and, when prompted, enter the access code for the meeting: 619358#
    • You will hear the automated word "Muted" to indicate that you have been added to the queue to share your comments with the School Board.
    • While you are in the queue, you will hear the audio feed of the meeting. Please mute the television, computer or other device on which you are listening to the meeting.

    When you hear the automated word "Unmuted," it is now your turn to share your comments with the School Board. Participants are reminded that the public input and/or public hearing portions of the meeting are a time for the School Board simply to listen to your comments.  The School Board will not respond to comments or answer questions during the public input/public hearing periods.