Board Hires New Plainview Coach

Board Hires New Plainview Coach

By Marla Jones, Reporter •

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Board of Education met on June 12, 2018.

Dr. Jason Barnett presented the new Strategic Plan and mission statement for the DeKalb County Board of Education to the Board during the work session of the meeting. The plan was developed by teachers, members of the community, a BOE board member and students.

During the regular session of the meeting, the Board approved the bid for the Collinsville Lunch Room to Greer Building.  The base bid of the construction was $1,099,970 with Alternate 1:HVAC $72,400 and Alternate #2- Extension of roof warranty for $11,015.  The bid was with a 10% Contingency and 7.2% Architect Fee to be added to price.

The Board accepted the following retirements and resignations:

  • Kathy Fossett-Secondary Science Teacher at Fyffe High School-Retirement
  • Donny Stevens-Secondary Social Science Teacher-Crossville High School-Resignation
  • Jordan Phillips-11 Month Principal-Ruhama Jr. High School

The Board approved the following transfers:

  • Cale Black for Secondary Mathematics Teacher at Geraldine High School to Secondary Mathematics Teacher Plainview High School
  • Lisa Middlebrooks from Itinerant EL to Elementary Teacher at Collinsville High School
  • Dusty Darnell from Elementary PE at Crossville Elementary to Secondary PE at Crossville High School
  • Miles Keith from Secondary PE at Crossville High School to Crossville Middle School
  • Blake Bearden from P.E. at Crossville Middle School to Elementary PE at Crossville Elementary School
  • Nick Ledbetter from Secondary Science Teacher at Sylvania High School to PE/ Drivers Education Teacher at Plainview High School
  • Josh Clements from Secondary Mathematics Teacher at Sylvania High School to Elementary Teacher (6th Grade Mathematics) at Plainview High School
  • Kendra Varner from Pre-K Auxiliary at Crossville Middle School to Pre-L Auxiliary at Ruhama Jr. High School

The following Placements were made:

  • Megan Gilbert-Secondary Science Teacher-Collinsville
  • Joshua Tanner-Secondary Mathematics Teacher-Collinsville
  • Jessica Corsentino-Pre K Teachers-Collinsville
  • Whittany Anderson-Secondary Mathematics Teacher-Crossville
  • Jodie Clayton-Secondary Science Teacher-Crossville
  • Susan Newton-Secondary Visual Arts Teacher-Crossville
  • Crystal Bramblett -Pre K Teacher-Geraldine
  • Paige Machen-Elementary Counselor-Plainview
  • Kristi Brown-CNP Worker-Crossville Middle School
  • Donna Rooks-Bus Driver-Plainview
  • Dortha Higgins-Pre K Auxiliary-Collinsville
  • Willard Carter-Bus Driver-Collinsville
  • Crystal Hood-Pre K Auxiliary-Ider
  • Karen Boyd-Bus Tech Route Only-Plainview

The following Coaches Supplements were granted:

  • Nick Ledbetter-Head Football-Plainview High School
  • Mitch Mitchell-Girls and Boys Basketball-Henagar Jr. High

Summer Contact Workers:

  • Angela Barber-Ider High School
  • Rachel Prichett-Ider High School
  • WIlliam Rooks-Collinsville High School
  • Laurali Cole-Crossville High School
  • Carly Thrash-Fyffe High School
  • Jimmy Womack-Fyffe High School

The following contracts were awarded:

  • Presence Learning-Therapy Services
  • Heather Bethune-ESY Supplemental Summer Services
  • Denise Downer-ESY Supplemental Summer Services
  • April Fowler-Nurse for ESY Supplemental Summer Services
  • Allie Jones-21st Century Teacher at Collinsville
  • Kaitlin Plunkett-21st Century Collinsville Student Aide
  • Chris Lopez- Bilingual Student Worker

In the final business of the night, the Board:

  • Approved the newly developed Strategic Plan, thanked the voters of DeKalb for approving the Tax Renewal Plan and granted permission to place pending Board approval.

The date of the next DeKalb County Board of Education will be June 25, 2018.  Work Session will begin at 4:00 p.m.