School Board Summary May 26

 

The Loudoun County School Board met virtually on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. School Board members and Loudoun County Public Schools’ staff joined the meeting remotely by videoconference.

 

The full agenda for this School Board meeting can be found on the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) website. The video replay of the meeting, indexed to specific agenda items, is also available on that webpage.

 

Park View High School Principal Kirk Dolson was honored as the 2020 Loudoun County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Mark Muldowney, a fifth-grade teacher at Round Hill Elementary School, was recognized as the 2020 Loudoun County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. 

 

The School Board passed three action items during this meeting: the Exempt Employee COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Payment initiative; a revision of the Fiscal Year 2021 Adopted Budget; and a Gun Violence Awareness Proclamation.

 

The School Board heard seven information items:

  • Assistant Superintendent for Business and Financial Services Sharon Willoughby presented FY20 Appropriated, Unspent Year-End Funds with the unspent year-end fund balance, possible uses and a    timeline for action.
  • Ms. Willoughby also reported on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Cost per Pupil report.
  • Assistant Superintendent for Support Services Kevin Lewis outlined a Capital Improvement Program fund transfer for broadband infrastructure.
  • Mr. Lewis also detailed a potential award of contract for the construction of Emerick Elementary and Waterford Elementary security vestibules.
  • School Board member Jeff Morse (Dulles District) outlined the 2020-2021 grade-level reorganization and increase from .5 FTE to .6 FTE for Middleburg Community Charter School (MCCS).
  • School Board member Denise Corbo (At-Large) provided a work plan proposed by the Joint Board of Supervisors and School Board Committee.
  • Superintendent Dr. Eric Williams, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Ashley Ellis, Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services Dr. Asia Jones and Mr. Lewis provided an update on LCPS’ efforts regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The School Board’s next meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2.

 

Live public comment will be accepted virtually during this meeting. Citizens who wish to make live public comment may register by visiting the Citizen Participation link on the School Board webpage. Online and telephone registration will be open Friday, May 29, and Monday, June 1, (telephone registrations may be made between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday and Monday at 571-252-1030).