Board of

Education

RCS Board of Education

The Rockingham County Board of Education is comprised of seven members. Four members are elected from districts in Rockingham County and three members are elected at-large from across the County. Members are elected to four-year terms.The superintendent is selected by the board and serves as the chief executive officer of the school system. While the board is responsible for setting policy, the superintendent and his administrative team manage the daily operations of the school system. 

Board of Education Members

Top Left to Right:

Kimberly McMichael - Chair

Vicky Alston - Vice Chair

Brent Huss

 

Bottom Left to Right:

Doug Isley

Paula Rakestraw

Bob Wyatt

 

Not Pictured:

Vickie McKinney

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Board Terms and District

Below is a list of Board Members and the Districts they represent.  For a printable version of the public listing, click here

  Kimberly McMichael, Board Chair - At Large Member

665 Church Street Ext., Reidsville, NC 27320 

Home: 336.265.6232
Email: kmcmichael@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022 

Vicky Alston, Board Vice Chair - District 1

630 Parkway Blvd., Reidsville, NC 27320

Home: 336.342.2291

Email: valston@rock.k12.nc.us 

Term Expires: 2024

Brent Huss,  District 2

181 Crownover Road, Ruffin, NC 27326

Home: 336.347.8897

Email: bhuss@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2024 

Doug Isley - At Large Member

1790 Flat Rock Road, Reidsville, NC 27320 

Home: 336.347.9106

Email: disley@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022

 Vickie T. McKinney - District 3

 319 Dogwood Dive, Eden, NC 27288
Home: 336.891.0344 
Email: vmckinney@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2024

Paula Rakestraw - At Large Member

595 Foxwood Road, Madison, NC 27025 

Home: 336.347.8132

Email: prakestraw@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022


 

Bob Wyatt - District 4

210 North Henry Street, PO Box 281, Stoneville, NC 27048

Home: 336.932.7316

Email: bwyatt@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2024

Board Meeting Schedule

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT:

 

 

The Board will hold a special meeting, in closed session, on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 9:OO a.m., at Central Office at 511 Harrington Highway in Eden, N.C. under G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3) to consult with the Board's attorneys under the attorney-client privilege about the litigation in 21 CVS 680 (Rockingham County 2021).

Rockingham County Board of Education – 2021 Meeting Schedule  

Adopted 11/9/2020

 

 

Regular Board Meeting Dates 6:00 p.m.                                          Work Session Meeting Dates

6:00 p.m. start time – Location Boardroom                                      6:00 p.m. start time – Central Office Boardroom

(Some Board Meetings will be at a school or other

location to be determined by the Board)

 

Monday, 1/11/2021- Reidsville High School (recessed)                 Monday, 1/25/2021

Wednesday, 1/13/2021 (continued recessed meeting)

Wednesday 2/3/2021-Special Called Closed Meeting

Monday, 2/8/2021                                                                             Monday, 2/22/2021

Friday 2/12/2021-Special Called Closed Meeting

Sunday 2/21/2021-Special Called Closed Meeting

 

Monday, 3/8/2021                                                                             Monday, 3/22/2021

Thursday 3/11/2021-Special Called Closed Meeting

Monday 3/22/21-Special Called Closed Meeting 5:00 pm-6:00 pm (Prior to Work Session)

Friday 3/26/2021-Special Called Closed Meeting

Monday, 4/19/2021                                                                           There is no Work Session Meeting

 

Monday, 5/10/2021                                                                           Thursday, 5/24/2021

                                                                                                           

Monday, 6/14/2021                                                                           There is no Work Session Meeting

                                                                                                           

Monday, 7/12/2021                                                                           There is no Work Session Meeting

Monday, 8/9/2021                                                                             Monday, 8/23/2021

 

Monday, 9/13/2021                                                                           Monday, 9/27/2021

 

 

Meeting to be determined – Joint Mtg./ Board and Commissioners

(location to be determined)

Monday, 10/11/2021                                                                         Monday, 10/25/2021

Monday, 11/8/2021                                                                           There is no Work Session Meeting

(NCSBA Annual Conference 11-13)

Monday, 12/13/2021                                                                         There is no Work Session Meeting

NOTE: The Spring Break is April 5-9,2021; NCSBA Annual Conference is scheduled November 11-13, 2021

Click here for a printable version.

The public can view the meeting via live stream at the link below:
On TWITCH go to: https://www.twitch.tv/rockinghamupdatemobile (highlight this link and select "go to")

At any regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting, members of the  community are invited to share their thoughts/comments regarding any item on the agenda with the Board of Education.

 

There is a time for public comments on the agenda.  Speakers may sign up, at the meeting, in the boardroom at the District Administration Building, 511 Harrington Highway, Eden, NC. 

All meetings begin at 6:00 pm. Location of meeting is at Central Office unless noted otherwise. ***Locations TBD***

POLICY COMMITTEE COVID UPDATE: 

The Board Policy Committee meets each month prior to the regular Board of Education meeting from 4:30-5:30 pm. At this time, those meetings are conducted via zoom. If you would be interested in attending, you may contact Dr. Cindy Corcoran ccorcoran@rock.k12.nc.us for the zoom link. 

These meetings may be rescheduled for an earlier time if events occur prior to a board meeting. 

 

NON-COVID POLICY COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

The Policy Committee holds regular monthly meetings on the day of a regularly scheduled Board of Education Meeting.  These meetings are held from 4:30 - 5:30 in the upstairs old board meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend, but may not participate in the meeting.  *If the location changes due to the Board Meeting location we will update you. 

Policies and Meeting Minutes

To access Board Policies, click on the link below.  If you have any issues accessing or navigating the policy manual, click on the tutorial button.

The RCS Board Policy Manual can be translated into the following languages: Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Urdu. We hope our stakeholders will find this tool a useful resource. Note: The Google Translate feature is not available via a mobile device.

 

How to Use Google Translate:

  1. Navigate to your online policy manual.

  2. Click the blue Google Translate icon in the top right-hand corner of the manual. A disclaimer will appear. Hit "OK". 

  3. Select your language of choice. Use the policy manual as usual. 

  4. If you wish to select a different language, click the Google Translate icon and select a language. To cancel the translation, click the Google Translate icon and click "Cancel Translation".

We are proud to offer all of our Board Meeting minutes for easy access.  Click on the buttons below to view Board Meeting minutes and Work Session minutes from each year. Current year minutes are listed separately. Archived minutes are listed by year with easy reference bookmarks by month.

Click on a link to view current year minutes or click on a year to view combined archived meeting minutes. You can also watch a live video of meetings by browsing the video channel below.