VIDEO: DeKalb County BOE holds regular meeting
July 24, 2018
Southern Torch (3790 articles)

VIDEO: DeKalb County BOE holds regular meeting

By Marla Jones, Reporter •

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on July 24, 2018.

In the work session of the meeting, Chairman of the Board, Jeff Williams stressed that the DeKalb County Board of Education were “Expecting More Today and Educating for Tomorrow.” That was shown true when the Rainsville Fire Department,  presented information regarding a two year,  three part program that will be offered thru the DeKalb County Technical School that will be taught at the Rainsville Fire Department.  Chief Willimac Wright and Recruitment and Retention Office, Jason Brannan advised that the program will specialize in EMS, telecommunications and the fire fighting program.

In the regular session the Board approved the following retirements/resignations:

• William Pat Vinson, Plainview High School

• Tori Hilburn, Crossville Middle School

• Veronica Rogers-Horton, Fyffe High School

• Frank Posey, Crossville High School

• Rodney Fike, Ider High School

• Jessica Hayes, Ruhama Jr. High

• Heather Powell, Plainview High School

• Jerry Smith, Collinsville High School

The Board approved the following Leave of Absences:

• Ashley Sibert WIlliamson-Sylvania

• Yolanda Lopez-System

• Lisa Murdock-Geraldine

• Stacey Dover-Plainview

• Shea Bruce-Fyffe

• Paula Nance-Central

The Board made the following transfers:

• Sandra Treadaway-Itinerant Special Education Aide at Fyfe Special Services Center to Itinerant Special Education Aide at Geraldine High School

• Lisa Thayer-Pre K Auxiliary at Crossville Middle School to Pre-K Lead Teacher at Crossville Middle School

• Rebecca Dean-Pre K Auxiliary at Plainview High School to Secretary Bookkeeper at System Pre-K

• Brittany Martin-Elementary Teacher at Crossville Elementary School to Elementary Teacher at Fyffe High School

• Amber Traylor-Itinerant Special Education at Henagar Jr High School to Elementary Teacher at Henagar Jr School

• Steve Street- 12 month Principal at Geraldine High School to 12-month Supervisor for the System

• Brad Bruce- P E Teacher at Crossville Middle School to Social Science Teacher at Plainview High School

Scott Thompson- Assistant Principal at Crossville Middle School to 11-Month Jr. High Principal at Ruhama Jr. High School

The following placements were made: (Certified)

• Marc Walsh, Elementary Teacher at Moon Lake Elementary

• Ian  Richards, P.E. Teacher at Crossville Middle School

• Jacob Malone, Secondary Social Science Teacher, Crossville High School

• Brandon Terrell, Band Director, Ider High School


• Tracy Lawrence, Itinerant Special Education Aide-Fyffe Special Services Center

• Angela Bell, Pre-K Auxiliary-Valley Head High School

• Shantelle Strickland, Pre-k Auxiliary- Henagar Jr. High School

• Holly Dupree, CNP Worker- Henagar Jr High School

The following Coaching Supplements were approved:

• Christa Blevins- Jr. High/Middle Cheerleader-Crossville Middle School

• Jesse Martin-Varsity Head Baseball Coach-Crossville High School

Dr. Jason Barnett asked permission from the board to:

• Sale 0.2 acres that adjoins Fyffe High School

• Sale 2.17 acres adjoining Geraldine High School

• Place pending board approval

The next DeKalb County Board of  Education will be held on August 16, 2018 with work session beginning at 4 p.m.

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