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County BOE makes personnel changes

Members of the Escambia County School Board approved a long list of personnel changes taking place within the system at its recent meeting of the group.
Looking ahead to the 2013-14 school year, board members approved the retirement of some teachers while making approvals to hire new teachers within the system.
Personnel changes approved by the board last week were:
Resignations
Daryl Otwell, Teacher, Escambia County High School, effective June 10; Sarah Watkins, Teacher, 21st Century Community Learning Center Project REAL, Escambia County High School, effective June 6; Jennifer Folmer, Teacher, Title I Summer School Program, Escambia  County Middle School, effective June 3; Mary Ann Rowe, Bus Driver, Atmore Bus Shop, effective May 24; Debra Smith, Teacher Aide, Title I Jumpstart Summer Program, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective May 23; Rebecca Boutwell, Lunchroom Manager, CNP Summer Feeding  Program, Escambia County High School, effective June 3; Lisa Sawyer, Lunchroom Worker, CNP Summer Feeding Program,  Escambia County High School, effective June 3; Christy Smith, lunchroom worker, CNP Summer Feeding Program, Escambia County High School, effective June 3.
Retirements:
Charles Lymon, Teacher Aide, Escambia County High School, effective  June 1.
Transfers:
Jennifer Newman, Special Education Teacher, Escambia County High  School, to Special Education Teacher, Huxford Elementary School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Gilda Stubben); Tracy Lambeth, OCS Aide, Flomaton High School, to Secretary/Bookkeeper, Escambia County High School, effective July 29 (Replacing Marsha Phillips); Melissa Beech, Teacher, Escambia County Alternative School, to Special Education Teacher, Escambia County High School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Mattie Williams-Armstrong); Ashley Murphy, Teacher, A.C. Moore Elementary School, to Teacher,  Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective Aug. 13; Amanda Strawbridge, teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, to teacher, A.C. Moore Elementary School, effective Aug. 13; Tammy Hawthorne, teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, to teacher, Pollard-McCall Junior High School, effective Aug. 13; Forrest Jones, Escambia County High School, to teacher, Escambia County Alternative School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Melissa Beech); Andrea Salter, third grade Teacher, W.S. Neal Elementary School, to sixth grade teacher, W.S. Neal Middle School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Glennie Culliver); Jennifer Blaney, seventh grade science teacher, Escambia County Middle School, to seventh grade science teacher,  W.S. Neal Middle School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Stephen Lambert)
Employment
Valissa Burnham, media specialist, W.S. Neal High School, effective Aug. 13, (Replacing Mary Anne Pouncey); Stewart Powell, social science teacher, W.S. Neal High School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Kason Whitten); Martinie Grace, secretary/bookkeeper, A.C. Moore Elementary School, effective July 29(Replacing Barbara Moye); Meagan Williamson, eighth grade english teacher, W.S. Neal Middle School, effective Aug. 13,(Replacing Amy Bruner); Katrina Ewing, teacher, W.S. Neal Elementary School, effective Aug. 13 (Replacing Connie Reeves); Shanda Williams, LPN aide, Title I Summer School Program, Escambia County Middle School, effective June 10; Melissa Daniel, substitute LPN aide, Title I Summer School Program, Escambia County Middle School, effective June 3; Melissa Daniel, Teacher, Title I Summer School Program, Escambia County Middle School, effective June 10; Andrea Graddy, 1st grade Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective Aug. 13, 2013 (Replacing Laura Williams); Tansey Espey, 2nd grade Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective August 13, 2013 (Replacing Cynthia Davis); Kristie Harris, Kindergarten Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective August 13, 2013. Maegan Stanley, Teacher, Flomaton Elementary School, effective  August 13, 2013
Employment Change
Jason Petro, Elementary Curriculum Supervisor, Atmore Central Office, to Secondary Curriculum Supervisor, Atmore Central Office, effective July 1; Jarrod Green, Teacher, Flomaton High School, to Assistant Principal, Flomaton High School, effective August 5, 2013 (Replacing Dennis Fuqua);
Temporary Employment
Sarah Watkins, assistant principal, Escambia County High School, to work up to an additional 20 days, effective June 6, 2013 (To be paid at her daily rate through School Improvement Funds).