Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Electronic Called Meeting

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6 p.m.  Per Executive Order Number 51 issued by Governor Bill Lee on June 29, 2020, the called meeting will be held electronically.

Members of the Board may attend the meeting electronically, including, but not limited to, telephonically.  The agenda can be accessed at the following link https://go.boarddocs.com/tn/kingscs/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

In light of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to help prevent its spread and in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, there will be no physical access permitted by the public at the physical location of the meeting. The meeting will be conducted electronically, and members of the public can attend and listen to the meeting electronically via www.k12k.com - Homepage - Latest News or watch live on our KCS Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/KptSchools). Alternatively, the audio archive of the meeting will be available at www.k12k.com - Board - Board Schedule & Notes within two (2) business days of the meeting. 

Board members are not required to be physically present together. Board members attending the meeting by electronic means will be counted in the quorum and will be entitled to vote. All votes will be taken by roll call.

The purpose of the called meeting is to consider approval of the "Kingsport City Schools Operations Manual - Framework for Opening the 2020-21 School Year" and consideration of approval to purchase student computers.

The Kingsport Board of Education is made up of five elected at-large, non-partisan members. Each member serves a four-year staggered term. Elections are held in May during odd-numbered years. New Board of Education members are seated on July 1 of each election year. For more information on the Kingsport Board of Education and a complete list of members, please click here or visit www.k12k.com - Board - Board Members.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

For more information on KCS, visit www.k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, download our mobile app for Apple/Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), Instagram (@kcs_district), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools), and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).  

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