CCBOE discusses improvements for two schools, handles personnel matters

Published 11:00 am Friday, April 22, 2022

The Covington County Board of Education discussed improvements at two local schools and made several personnel decisions during a regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday, April 19.

The board accepted a bid from Wyatt Sasser Construction, LLC for window replacement retrofit for Pleasant Home School at a total bid price of $377,512.00 and another retrofit for Straughn School at a total bid price of $495,523.00.

The board approved the purchase of five buses from Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Agreement a purchase price of $88,996.27 per unit.

During the meeting the board approved:

Retirement:

  • Sandra H. McLeod as nurse at Fleeta Junior High School effective May 27, 2022
  • Ronald Anthony Yates, Jr., as teacher at Pleasant Home School effective May 27, 2022
  • Fred J. Kelley as physical education teacher at PHS effective May 27, 2022
  • Janet B. Kinsaul as teacher at Straughn Elementary School effective May 27, 2022
  • Lori M. Kinsaul as general science teacher at Straughn High School effective May 27, 2022
  • Judy D. Bracewell as paraprofessional at SHS effective May 27, 2022
  • Teresa Lucas Seay as teacher at W.S. Harlan Elementary School effective May 27, 2022

Resignation:

  • Christopher Mel Littleton as general social science teacher/coach at Florala High School effective May 27, 2022
  • Jessie Macon Jones as preschool teacher at Red Level School effective May 27, 2022
  • Kevin Earl Dyer as custodian at Straughn Middle School effective June 4, 2022
  • Katrina Mae Wilson as secretary at SHS effective May 31, 2022
  • Sarah Kate Shiver as English teacher at SHS effective May 27, 2022
  • Jacob Randall Free as social science teacher at SHS retroactive to April 8, 2022

Employment:

  • Jessica Lea Kelley as intervention teacher at PHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Ashlynn Nicole Armstrong as elementary teacher at SES effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews

In other business, the board discussed the distribution of financial reports that have been reconciled to most current bank statements.

The board tentatively set the next meeting for Tuesday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the central office.