Professional Personnel Hired for 2021-22 School Year (View video of School Board Meeting)

June 10, 2021
By: Dwayne Page

Director of Schools Patrick Cripps has hired a total of 230 teachers and other professional personnel for the 2021-22 school year.


Cripps presented a list of the employees to the Board of Education Thursday night.

Certified personnel at each school are as follows:

DeKalb County High School-
Kelly Agee, Angie Anderson, Charlotte Blaylock, Amanda Brown, Kevin Burchfield, Elizabeth Burrows,Thomas Cagle, Amee Cantrell, Jeanine Cantrell, Todd Cantrell, Gary Caplinger, Lisa Craig, Deborah DePriest, Luke Dycus, Donna Emmons, Lauren Ferrell, Danny Fish, Amanda Fuller, Stephanie Fuson, , Emily Geist, Joseph Green, Ann Griffey, Jessica Griffith, Britney Gulley, Josh Gulley, Lesa Hayes, Bradley Hendrix, Sonja House, Dylan Kleparek, Brad Leach, Tracy Luna, Rebecca Miller, Lori Myrick, Jenny Norris, Shelly Painter, David Parkers,, Linda Parris, Wanda Phillips, John Pryor, Corey Rathbone, Gabby Robinson, Melissa Ruch, John Sanders, Daniel Seber, Michael Shaw, Brent Simpson, Steve Trapp, Stephanie Turner, Chris Vance, Logan Vance,Tad Webb, Barbara Weller, Michael Whitefield, Seth Willoughby, and Sara Young.

Northside Elementary School-
Marla Beshearse, Mollie Bratten, Linda Bush, Shanea Cantrell, Ashley Cantrell, Megan Carroll, Allison Collier, Trent Colwell, Chelsea Cooksey, Michael Crockett, Alisha Day, Jason Farley, Tabitha Farmer, Amanda Goodwin, Carrie Gottlied, Amanda Griffith, Jennifer Griffith, Cynthia Hale, Patty Hale, Loree Hall, Jennifer Herndon, Amber Howell, Meagan Humbert, Shelly Jennings, Karen Knowles, Kristy Lasser, Lisa Mabe, Jama Martin, Amanda Mathis, Elizabeth Miller, Diana Moon, Melissa Odom, Josh Odom, Beth Pafford, Deb Poteete, Jessica Prichard, Paris Rabidoux, Kathy Ramsey, Amy Raymond, Kristen Rowland, Melissa Roysdon, Brooklyn Shirah , Tammy Sims, Sarah Storey, Carol Tripp, Cheryl Vandagriff, Kristen Van Vranken, and Sandy Willingham.

DeKalb West School-
Joey Agee, Jessica Antoniak, Sean Antoniak, Crystal Barnes, Vickey Barrett, Katie Barrett, Whitney Brelje, Jenny Cantrell, Jeanna Caplinger, William Conger, Kim Crook, Martha Damron, Rachel Desimone, Tonya Ellis, Sabrina Farler, Karen France, Julie Hale, Rachel Hernandez, Cathleen Humphrey, Jennifer Martin, Shelia McMillen, Amanda Mullinax, Tammy Payne, Lori Pryor, Kelly Pyburn, Cynthia Snow, Teresa Sullivan, Ashlee Thomason, Shelia Vanatta, Natasha Vaughn, Susan West, and Amy Young.

Smithville Elementary School-
Misty Agee, Brooke Anderson, Allison Atnip, Ashley Barnes, Emily Bartlett, Lindsey Bouldin, Beth Cantrell, Summer Cantrell, Rayanna Chapman, Claire Cloyd, Tiffany Cowart, Amanda Dakas, Edward Dillard, Tina Gash, Holly Hendrix, Tanya Howard, Kelly Huling, Ana Jarvis, Sydney Johnson, Cameron Lester, Leah Magness, Adrienne McCormick, Christina Merriman, LeVaughnda Midgett, Kady Moffett, Leslie Moore, Macy Nokes, Jacquelyn Overbey, Amanda Parker, Joy Parker, Bethany Poss, Jane Ramsey, Amanda Rhoady, Bethany Rigsby, Melissa Sliger, Cristy Spears, Cynthia Stoglin, Emily Summers, Kaylene Thomason, Janet Trapp, Allyson Trapp, Kristy Williams, Lisa Woods, Janet Woodward, Mykaela Young, Crystal Young, and Sherian Zamora.

DeKalb Middle School-
January Agee, Josh Agee, Samantha Antoniak, Suzette Barnes, Kelly Birmingham, Galen Brown, Nancy Cowan, Laura Daniel, Melba Farmer, Lacey Foutch, Amy Fricks, Suzanne Gash, Amy Hayes, Lori Hendrix, Callie Herman, Sarah Jacobs, Angela Johnson, Teresa Jones, Bryan Jones, Michelle Jones, Alyssa Leslie, Kristen Lynch, Martha Melching, Justin Nokes, Courtney O’Conner, Scott Odom, Hunter Poteete, Justin Poteete, Anita Puckett, Cody Randolph, Janie Roberts, Candice Scrabo, Carson Speck, Danni Stahlke, Carol Tallent, Kitty Thomas, Cheryl Vance, Natasha Vaughn, Jennifer West, Don Whitt, and Christie Young

Central Office Staff-
Dr. Kathy Bryant, Michelle Burklow, Dr. Danielle Collins, Elise Driver, Emily Estes, Joey Reeder, and Lori Rogers.