School Board Takes Up Light Agenda

July 12, 2007
Dwayne Page

The Board of Education considered a very light agenda Thursday night.

Board Chairman Johnny Lattimore presented Director Mark Willoughby's personnel report. Willoughby was out of town and unable to attend the meeting.

Those employed for the 2007-2008 school year since last month include:

Debra Poteete, a teacher at DeKalb West School
John Shockly, teacher at DeKalb Middle School
Penny Smitty, teacher at DeKalb Middle School
William Jennings, Special Education Teacher at DeKalb County High School
Jenny Norris, teacher at DCHS
Rebecca Purdue, teacher at DCHS
Kristin Reagh, teacher at DCHS
Layra Crook, teacher at Smithville Elementary School
Marla Beshearse,, teacher at Northside Elementary School
Jessica Hale, teacher at Northside Elementary School
Cheryl Vance, teacher at Northside Elementary School
Marlene Cook, teacher at DCHS
Vicky Atnip, Special Education Assistant
Shelly Gibson, Special Education Assistant
Jill Herron, Special Education interim teacher

Those transferred since last month include:
Tena Davison to DeKalb Middle School
Lori Isabell to DCHS
Betty Parris to Smithville Elementary School
David Gash to DCHS as Assistant Principal

Special Education Assistants Tamara Lambert and Johnna Goff have resigned

Amy Fox, Special Education teacher, was granted a leave of absence as requested.

In other business, the board voted to sell some surplus equipment from the Technology Department and deferred action until August on approval of school budgets and fundraiser requests for 2007-2008.

The board granted approval for members Charles Robinson, Linda Fuston, and Kenny Rhody to attend the TSBA 19th annual Summer Law Institute in Gatlinburg July 20th & 21st and for Charles Robinson to attend the Policy Update Workshop at TSBA on August 3rd.

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