Personnel hired for Casey County schools

August 13, 2003|BRENDA S. EDWARDS

LIBERTY - Certified personnel hired by Superintendent Linda Hatter and announced Monday at the Casey County Board of Education meeting include:

Karen Spears and Tina Wethington, teachers at Middleburg Elementary School; and Shannon Neat, special education teacher at Douglas Elementary.

Classified personnel hired: Dale Sellers, head of maintenance; Debra Lynn and Pam Cochran, districtwide special education aides at Liberty and Phillips schools; Pauline Wright, substitute bus driver; and Jeff Dawson, bus driver.

Others hired are: Liberty Elementary - June Black, and Jennifer Bastin, secretaries.

Casey Middle School - Timothy Spears, head football coach; Kevin Eads, assistant girls basketball coach; Stacy Terry, health teacher; Marty Carmicle, special education; Alma Sayers and Pat Luttrell, vending clerks.

Casey County High - Kristy Lee, special education teacher; Miranda Wethington, math teacher; Kerri Adkins, chemistry teacher; and Kevin Long, assistant football coach.


Middleburg Elementary - Craig Griffin, principal.

Garrett Elementary - Susan Soule, transfer from arts and humanities/librarian to special education; and Tammy Spears, arts and humanities/librarian; and Pat Coleman, instructional assistant.

Resignations include: Aubrey Pennington and Nancy Shepherd, teachers at the high school; Arnold Fletcher, custodian at Douglas; Pamela Ellis, assistant principal at Liberty; David Oyler and Ron Hatter, bus drivers; Anita Wethington, special education teacher at the middle school; and Mike Murphy, teacher at the middle school.

Personnel actions taken by the board include:

Naming Superintendent Hatter as board secretary for the duration of her contract; Melissa Ellison as board recorder for one year with a salary of $2,500; teacher Nancy Smith to the Appeals Panel for the 2003-2004 year; grant a professional leave to Anita Wethington for professional development; granted professional leaves for medical reasons to Tammy Wilson, teacher at Liberty; and Carolyn Hampton, cook at Douglas; granted Teresa Terry 15 additional days for duties as instructional supervisor.

The board also agreed to change the grading period from six to nine weeks at the high school.

The board also will review a policy concerning interim reports to notify parents of students who are doing unsatisfactory work.

Contracts also were approved for Patty Wheatley for occupational therapy services at $65 per hour; and Somerset Community College for the America Reads Federal Work Study Program.

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