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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   Abigail Lee
Superintendent   Student Representative
     
     
     
     




















REGULAR SESSION
OF THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

ANDREW JOHNSON BUILDING, 1ST FLOOR BOARDROOM
912 S. GAY STREET, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37902

JULY 15, 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.   Special Recognition of Anti-Vaping Public Service Announcement Contest Winners Click to View
 
6.   Consent Agenda
 
A.   Payment of Bills
 
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings
  • May 27, 2020 Called Meeting
  • June 3, 2020 Work Session
  • June 10, 2020 Regular Session
Click to View
 
C.   Ratification of Executive Committee Action
 
1.   Written version of Contract of Employment with Knox County Director of Schools Robert M. "Bob" Thomas Click to View
 
D.   Items/Contracts:
 
1.   Approve Educator Preparation Provider/Local Education Agency Primary Partnership Agreements for Initial Licensure and Instructional Leadership with Lincoln Memorial University Carter & Moyers School of Education for a term ending July 31, 2021 at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
2.   Approve agreement with King University for provision of direct experiences for university students in the Teacher Education program for a three-year term which may be renewed for an additional two (2) years for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
3.   Approve agreement with the University of Northern Colorado for provision of direct experiences for university students in the Teacher Education program for a one-year term which may be renewed annually for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
4.   Approve Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Tennessee on behalf of its College of Education regarding Project TRIPS (Therapeutic Recreation in Public Schools) for provision of services for special education students at select schools for the term of August 6, 2020 through May 25, 2021 at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
5.   Approve Clinical Affiliation Agreement with Lincoln Memorial University Caylor School of Nursing for provision of supervised clinical education experiences for university students for a term of five (5) years Click to View
 
6.   Approve Renewal Dual Enrollment Agreement with Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 Click to View
 
7.   Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Alignment Nashville Inc. for a Freshman Seminar Course Package including remote support and guidance for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost up to $18,500.00 using general purpose Career and Technical Education funds and Carl D. Perkins Federal Grant funds Click to View
 
8.   Approve form agreement with Klimas Studio for the 2020-2021 school year to allow school administrators the authority to approve agreements for student and faculty portraits with said form, renewable each year for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
9.   Approve agreement with Curriculum Associates, LLC for Adrian Burnett Elementary School's purchase of an iReady Assessment and Personalized Instruction Math and Reading site license for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost of $17,490.00 using internal school funds Click to View
 
10.   Approve renewal of Sales Contract with IXL Learning for provision of Math, English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies online instructional tools for Adrian Burnett Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost of $6,650.00 using general purpose funds Click to View
 
11.   Approve agreement with Nearpod, Inc. for a school license for Adrian Burnett Elementary School for December 29, 2020 through December 28, 2021 at a cost of $1,600.00 using general purpose funds Click to View
 
12.   Approve Sunsphere Event License Agreement for provision of space and catering services for Cedar Bluff Middle School's 8th Grade Dance on May 24, 2021 at a cost up to $1,500.00 funded by student ticket sales Click to View
 
7.   Board Policies
 
A.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy D-110 "Annual Operating Budget" as amended Click to View
 
8.   Grants
 
A.   Approve Memoranda of Understanding with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley for receipt of up to $600,000.00 in funding from a 2020-2021 21st Century Community Learning Center grant to be used for timecard processing, flagging students in the Aspen system, and salaries, taxes and wages of part-time tutors at Carter, Dogwood, Lonsdale, Maynard, Norwood, South Knoxville, West Haven and West Hills Elementary Schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) for receipt of a STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant in the amount of $12,550.00 for building awareness in robotics and a pipeline in Dogwood Elementary, South Knoxville Elementary, South-Doyle Middle and South-Doyle High Schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Knox Education Foundation for Fiscal Year 2021 grant funding in the amount of $125,000.00 designated to TeacherPreneur grant recipients to be announced in fall 2020 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Knox Education Foundation for Fiscal Year 2021 grant funding in the amount of $30,000.00 designated for the Leaders for Readers program at Ball Camp, Beaumont, Belle Morris, Bonny Kate, Dogwood, East Knox, Fountain City, Green, Inskip, Karns, Lonsdale, Maynard, Mount Olive, New Hopewell, Norwood, Pond Gap, Ritta, Sam E. Hill, Sarah Moore Greene, South Knox, Spring Hill, Sunnyview, West Haven, West Hills, and West View Elementary Schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve receipt of East Tennessee Foundation's Fulton High School Foundation grant funding in the amount of $2,957.00 designated to support staff stipends - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
F.   Approve receipt of a Tennessee Department of Education Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief grant through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the amount of $12,886,555.71 for the benefit of public and nonpublic Knox County schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
9.   Contracts
 
A.   Approve use of Statewide Contract 43017 for purchase of Benchmark and Universal K-8 Screening Tool, Benchmark Monitoring for K-12 and RTI2 and Special Education Assessments from NCS Pearson, Inc. at a cost of $226,800.00 using general purpose and IDEA grant funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve a contract with Design Innovation Architects, Inc. at a cost of $182,500.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of additions and renovations to Brickey-McCloud Elementary School using Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve a contract with BarberMcMurry Architects LLC at a cost of $100,000.00 for a Farragut Elementary Grades Solution Feasibility Analysis using Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve a contract with Cope Associates, Inc. at a cost of $75,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of required Title IX upgrades to Farragut High School's softball facilities using Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve a contract with Thomas Caldwell, Architect at a cost of $130,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of the Gibbs High School football stadium using Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
F.   Approve a contract with Binkley Garcia Architecture, LLC at a cost of $81,425.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of roof upgrades to Karns Middle School using Fiscal Year 2020 and 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
G.   Approve a contract with Rouse Construction Company at an estimated cost of $19,000,000.00 for the construction of a new Lonsdale Elementary School using Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
H.   Approve a contract with Sparkman and Associates Architects, Inc. at a cost of $37,393.50 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of a roofing project at Sunnyview Primary School using Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
10.   Regular Agenda Items
 
A.   Approve Knox County Schools 2020-2021 Differentiated Pay Plan - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve General Purpose Budget line-item transfers for the period of January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 in the amount of $98,061.00 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve request of Legacy Parks Foundation to construct a public access ramp and dock for Beaver Creek on property located at Powell High School - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve eminent domain action for acquisition of two parcels of land adjacent to Adrian Burnett Elementary School (Parcel 039PB016 known as 4416 Felty Drive and 039PB01601 known as 4408 Felty Drive) for the purpose of expanding and improving the school - WITHDRAWN Click to View
 
E.   Approve Knox County Board of Education 2021 Annual Calendar Click to View
 
F.   Presentation of Reopening Plan for Schools Click to View
 
11.   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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