A their regular session on February 15, 2018, the Jackson County Board of Education approved a resolution directed to the WV Legislature in support of a pay increase and improved health insurance benefits for all school employees.

A their regular session on February 15, 2018, the Jackson County Board of Education approved a resolution directed to the WV Legislature in support of a pay increase and improved health insurance benefits for all school employees.

In personnel action, the BOE acknowledged:

Retirements

Sarah Brown, Teacher, Ravenswood High School, effective July 1, 2018.

 Deborah Shinn, Transportation Supervisor, effective July 1, 2018.

Resignations

David Rader, Golf Coach, Ravenswood High School, effective February 7. 

Two students from the Ripley High School Business Co-Op program, effective January 2, 2018. 

Jason Ward, Assistant Principal, Ravenswood High School, effective March 5, 2018.

Tiffany Parks, Teacher, Ripley Middle School, effective February 15, 2018.

Michelle Stover, Assistant Softball Coach, Ripley Middle School, effective February 15, 2018.

Transfer

Timothy Brown, from Coordinator of Technology, County Wide, to Principal, Ripley Middle School, 240 days, effective March 5, 2018. 

Holly McIntyre, from Speech Language Pathologist, half time, to Speech Language Pathologist, full time, Special Education, effective February 16, 2018. 

Employments

Brenton Miller, Custodian III, Henry J. Kaiser Elementary School, effective February 16, 2018.

Robert “Kevin” McClung, Boys Track Coach, Ripley Middle School, effective for the 2017-2018 school term.

 Dennis Fisher, Girls Track Coach, Ripley Middle School, effective for the 2017-2018 school term. 

Kristen Fisher, Girls Assistant Track Coach, Ripley Middle School, effective for the 2017-2018 school term.

 David Sullivan, Assistant Baseball Coach, Ravenswood High School, effective for the 2017-2018 school term.

Jason Anglin, Assistant Baseball Coach, Ravenswood High School, effective for the 2017-2018 school term.

Michael Smith, Temporary Custodian IV, Henry J. Kaiser Elementary School, effective February 16, 2018, until the return of the regular employee or the status of the job changes.

Approved the ratification and continuation of administrative leave for Roger Fisher, effective January 24, 2018 until the completion of an investigation.

Financial

Approved payment of bills and ratification of orders.

Approved budget transfers and supplements. 

Support Operations

Approved an Amendment to Standard Form of Agreement with HSC, LLC.

Approved an Intent to Purchase a Handicapped School Bus for the 2018- 2019 school term.

Miscellaneous

Approvedc a revised purchase agreement for Apple iPads for use in middle school classrooms. 

Approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the Wood County Board of Education for Medicaid Billing Support Services.

 Consideration of a student expulsion hearing.

 Discussed action regarding the establishment of an Educational Service Cooperative (ESC) upon the dissolution of RESA V.