CCBOE approves additional personnel matters

Published 7:30 am Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Covington County Board of Education made 14 personnel changes in preparation for the 2022-2023 school year during a regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday, July 19.

During the meeting the board approved:

Employment:

  • Patrick Whitehurst as band director at Florala High School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Presley Sherer as special education teacher at FHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Katrina Fowler as paraprofessional at Red Level School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Jessica Fowler Wyrosdick as library media specialist at Straughn Middle School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Arlena Byrd as elementary teacher at W.S. Harlan Elementary School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Terry Carnley as bus driver at Straughn High School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Walt Henderson as bus driver at SHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews

Resignation:

  • Brittany Van Winkle as band director at FHS retroactive to June 30
  • Nikki Crum as library media specialist at RLS retroactive to June 30
  • Heidi Bedell as paraprofessional at RLS retroactive to July 11
  • Noelle Loraine Perrin as bus driver at SHS retroactive to July 12
  • Christine Lewis as collaborative education teacher at WSH retroactive to July 12

Transfer:

  • Emily Skipper from library media specialist at SMS to library media specialist at RLS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Angela Petty Johnson from elementary teacher at WSH to pre-K teacher at Fleeta Junior High School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year

In other business:

  • The board adopted school handbooks for RLS and FJHS for the 2022-2023 school year.
  • The board adopted a revision to the Covington County Board of Education Policy Manual regarding the non-resident policy.

The board set the next meeting to be held Tuesday, August 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the central office.