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  KNOX COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
 
     
Evetty Satterfield Jennifer Owen Daniel Watson
 First District  Second District  Third District
     
Virginia Babb Susan Horn Betsy Henderson
Fourth District, Vice Chair Fifth District, Chair Sixth District
     
Patti Lou Bounds Mike McMillan Kristi Kristy
Seventh District Eighth District Ninth District
     
Bob Thomas   Raymond Jin
Superintendent   Student Representative
     
     
     
     










REGULAR SESSION
OF THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM
400 MAIN STREET, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37902
JULY 14, 2021
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 Knox County Schools Nutrition Team
 
6.   Consent Agenda
 
A.   Payment of Bills
 
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings
  • June 2, 2021 Work Session
  • June 9, 2021 Regular Session
Click to View
 
C.   Items/Contracts:
 
1.   Approve Agreement to Administer the School Nutrition Program(s) and Local Agriculture Products Compliance Plan with the Tennessee Department of Education for School Year 2021-2022 Click to View
 
2.   Approve Agreement of Sale for approximately 0.185 acres of fee simple title at a price of $48,755.00 and 1948 square feet temporary construction easement at 5811 Pleasant Ridge Road and Right of Entry with City of Knoxville for the Pleasant Ridge Road Widening project Click to View
 
3.   Approve Scope of Services for the Medical Director for Knox County Schools (KCS) agreement to document the requirements and scope of services provided by the Knox County Public Health Officer for KCS - REMOVED FROM CONSENT TO BE CONSIDERED AS ITEM 9C Click to View
 
4.   Approve Contract for Special Education Services with Tennessee School for the Blind for provision of services if referred by student's IEP team for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 Click to View
 
5.   Approve Contract for Special Education Services with Tennessee School for the Deaf for provision of services if referred by student's IEP team for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 Click to View
 
6.   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 9, 2021 through May 25, 2022 at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
7.   Approve agreements with Elk Valley Health Services, Encompass Home Health and Private Duty, and Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. for services of licensed health care professionals to assist in providing nursing care of medically fragile and disabled students for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years Click to View
 
8.   Approve contract with Public Consulting Group, LLC for Medicaid reimbursement management and processing services for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023 at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
9.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with East Tennessee State University for provision of dual enrollment courses for the term of August 2021 through July 2022 Click to View
 
10.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Lincoln Memorial University for provision of a dual enrollment online program (LMU EDGE Program) for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters Click to View
 
11.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Lincoln Memorial University for provision of a dual enrollment gross anatomy course for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters Click to View
 
12.   Approve Program of Study Agreements with Roane State Community College for provision of dual enrollment First Responder EMR 1000/Emergency Medical Services C14H13/DE C14H29 and Health Information Management Technology H1MT 1300/Medical Terminology C14H07 courses Click to View
 
13.   Approve Amendment to Agreement with Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville (approved by Board on September 11, 2019) for a dual enrollment program for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 Click to View
 
14.   Approve Sunsphere Event License Agreement with Venue Works LLC for venue and event-related services for the Cedar Bluff Middle School 8th grade dance on May 24, 2022 at an estimated cost of $1,500.00 using funds from event ticket sales Click to View
 
15.   Approve contract with Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment for DJ and lighting services for the Gibbs High School prom on April 22, 2022 at an estimated cost of $2,000.00 using funds from event ticket sales Click to View
 
16.   Approve License Agreement with The University of Tennessee, Knoxville RecSports Department for West High School's use of two (2) of the artificial turf fields at Sutherland Field Complex for the term of July 2021 through June 2024 at a cost of $25 per hour per field Click to View
 
17.   Approve agreement with Project Lead the Way, Inc. (PLTW) for Farragut High School's access to PLTW curriculum and programs for the 2021-2022 school year, which may be renewed up to a maximum of five (5) years, at an estimated annual cost of $3,200.00 using Farragut High School student fees Click to View
 
7.   Grants
 
A.   Approve receipt of Tennessee Department of Education Remote Learning Technology Grant in the amount of $2,776,733.50 designated to technology purchases dated between March 1, 2020 and September 15, 2020 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve receipt of Comprehensive State Literacy Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education in the total amount of $415,000.00 ($83,000.00 per year for five (5) years) designated to participation in the Tennessee Department of Education's Literacy Implementation Network as part of the State's Reading 360 initiative - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the Tennessee Department of Education for the Coordinated School Health initiative for Fiscal Year 2022 and receipt of grant funds in the amount of $185,000.00 with required matching funds in the amount of $15,000.00 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve receipt of Tennessee Department of Education Turnaround Action Grant in the amount of $115,267.50 for Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy designated to implementation of evidence-based strategies and interventions focused on proven levers of change to facilitate rapid school turnaround - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve Memoranda of Understanding with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley for receipt of up to $600,000.00 in funding from a 2021-2022 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, Norwood, South Knoxville, West Haven and West Hills Elementary Schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
F.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the Knox County Health Department for provision of the In School Health Program and grant funds up to $525,051.00 for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
G.   Approve a Battelle Education TSIN/STEMx STEM Classroom Grant sponsored by TVA and BVI in the amount of $5,000.00 for Bearden Middle School designated to the purchase of a VEX Robotics IQ Classroom Bundle as outlined in grant proposal - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
8.   Contracts
 
A.   Approve contract with The Christman Company for the construction of a new northwest sector elementary school at a cost of $24,220,250.00 using Capital Plan funds (Bid #3023) - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve contract with Certica Solutions, Inc. through a Cooperative Purchasing Agreement from the City of Kingsport for a customized benchmark assessment program for the term of July 1, 2021 through September 15, 2025 at a cost of $675,745.00 using ESSER 2.0 Grant funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
9.   Regular Agenda Items
 
A.   Approve Fiscal Year 2022 Knox County Schools Differentiated Pay Plan - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve Memorandum of Agreement with the Knoxville Police Department regarding roles and responsibilities for maintaining safe schools - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve Scope of Services for the Medical Director for Knox County Schools (KCS) agreement to document the requirements and scope of services provided by the Knox County Public Health Officer for KCS 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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