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  KNOX COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
 
     
Evetty Satterfield Jennifer Owen Tony Norman
 First District  Second District  Third District
     
Virginia Babb Susan Horn Terry Hill
Fourth District, Vice Chair Fifth District, Chair Sixth District
     
Patti Lou Bounds Mike McMillan Kristi Kristy
Seventh District Eighth District Ninth District
     
Bob Thomas   Noah Kelley
Superintendent   Student Representative
     
     
     
     




















REGULAR SESSION
OF THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM
400 MAIN STREET, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37902
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
5:00 P.M.

 
AGENDA
 
 
             
1.   Moment of Silence followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
 
2.   Announcements
 
3.   Changes to the Agenda
 
4.   Approval of the Agenda
 
5.   Consent Agenda
 
A.   Payment of Bills
 
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings
  • January 8, 2020 Work Session
  • January 15, 2020 Regular Session
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C.   Ratification of Executive Committee Action
 
1.   Approve 2019 LEA Inventory of Charter School Fees and Associated Expenditures Click to View
 
D.   Items/Contracts:
 
1.   Approve AP Capstone Diploma Program Agreement with College Board as a form agreement allowing school administrators the authority to approve said agreement, renewable each year for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
2.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Tennessee Department of Education to articulate roles and responsibilities in support of the Tennessee School Climate Measurement System at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
3.   Approve contract with The University of Tennessee for lease of Thompson-Boling Arena for Knox County Schools 2020 commencement practices and ceremonies at a total estimated cost of $25,850.00 using Secondary Education Department general operating funds Click to View
 
4.   Approve Agreement with Encompass Home Health and Private Duty for provision of nursing care of a medically fragile and disabled student for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
5.   Approve agreement with The Business & Education Leadership Authority for presentation by Dr. Adolph Brown at the Knox County Schools Principals Institute on July 15, 2020 at a cost of $9,500.00 using donated funds Click to View
 
6.   Approve Commitment Letter with Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) for exploration of the Ford NGL model to assist high schools with developing pathways to industry certifications at a cost of $24,990.00 using 2019-2020 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant funds Click to View
 
7.   Approve School Group Agreement with the Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont as a form agreement allowing school administrators the authority to approve said agreement, renewable each year for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
8.   Approve request of A.L. Lotts Elementary School to purchase and install new playground equipment and complete required site work and landscaping at an estimated cost of $42,195.54 using internal school funds and donated funds from the A.L. Lotts Elementary School PTA Click to View
 
9.   Approve agreement with Jubilee Banquet Facility for venue and catering services for Gresham Middle School's sports banquet on March 5 or 6, 2020 at an estimated cost of $2,250.00 using ticket sales and internal school funds Click to View
 
10.   Approve contract with Music Theatre International for license and materials for amateur productions of "Into the Woods" at Hardin Valley Academy April 24-26, 2020 at an estimated cost of $2,170.00 using funds from ticket sales Click to View
 
11.   Approve Yearbook Purchase Agreement with Walsworth Yearbooks for publication of the Powell Middle School 2019-2020 yearbook at an estimated cost of $16,125.00 using funds from yearbook sales Click to View
 
12.   Approve Art Show Agreement with Artomé, LLC for services related to Rocky Hill Elementary School's art show on March 9, 2020 at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
6.   Board Policies
 
A.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy F-140 "Naming Facilities" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
B.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy J-191 "Misbehaviors and Disciplinary Options" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
7.   Grants
 
A.   Approve Battelle Education STEM Classroom Grants in the total amount of $20,000.00 for Amherst Elementary, Bearden High, Brickey-McCloud Elementary, Farragut Primary and Inskip Elementary Schools designated to STEM projects as outlined in each school's proposal - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve grant contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Education and receipt of a Governor's Civics Seal Mini-Grant in the amount of $15,000.00 designated for Social Studies for Government on the Go boxes and professional development - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve State of Tennessee Department of Education Early Postsecondary Expansion Grants in the amount of $9,305.00 for Halls High School and $4,290.00 for L&N STEM Academy designated to projects as outlined in each school's proposal - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve State of Tennessee Department of Education Middle School STEM Start-Up Grant in the amount of $9,934.00 and CTE Start-Up Grant in the amount of $9,111.00 for Hardin Valley Middle School designated to projects as outlined in the school's proposal - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve Davis Family Charitable Fund Grant in the amount of $3,000.00 for the Karns Middle School Orchestra Program - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
F.   Approve ExxonMobil Foundation Volunteer Grant in the amount of $500.00 for Karns Middle School on behalf of volunteer William Rinke - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
G.   Approve Target Youth Soccer Grant for Mooreland Heights Elementary School physical education program in the amount of $1,000.00 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
8.   Contracts
 
A.   Approve contract with Eyemetric Identity Systems, LLC for provision of a Visitor Management System at an estimated cost of $109,731.60 for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years using Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Grant funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve Intent to Purchase Internet Access Services with Education Networks of America, LLC through a Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Contract for the funding year 2020-2021 at an estimated cost of $840,000.00 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
9.   Regular Agenda Items
 
A.   Approve Budget Line-Item Transfers for Fiscal Year 2020 in the amount of $12,030.00 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve Robert G. Campbell & Associates, L.P. schematic design for pedestrian bridge at Tipton Station Road for South-Doyle High School - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve Special Education Staff Recruitment and Retention Plan for 2020-2021 school year - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve Intragovernmental Memorandum of Understanding with Knox County regarding a comprehensive energy management program - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve Memorandum of Agreement regarding the relocation of Knox County Schools central offices to the TVA East Tower - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
F.   Approve resolution to increase Title IX management, create an administrative position of Title IX Coordinator and address outstanding claims Click to View
 
G.   Discussion of Knox County Board of Education Policy G-331 "Non-Tenure" Click to View
 
10.   Public Forum
Anyone wishing to speak to the Board during Public Forum must sign up by calling the Board of Education Office at 865-594-1630 no later than 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled meeting or by speaking with the Board Vice Chair in person prior to the start of the meeting. This Public Forum is open to any educational topic.
 

    

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