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County school board makes personnel changes

The Escambia County School Board met in regular session Monday and approved personnel changes within the system.

Among the noted changes, Courtney McBride was named principal at Flomaton Elementary School. The only retirement noted on the agenda was that of Linda Stevenson who has served as the central office clerk at the Escambia County Board of Education’s central office in Brewton, Ms. Stevenson will leave her post July 30.

In other personnel changes, the board approved:

Leave of Absence:

Lashelby James, 6-hour Lunchroom Worker, Flomaton High School, leave of absence, effective October 16, 2020 through May 20, 2021; Kathryn Griffin, Elementary Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective February 22, 2021 through May 21, 2021; Sabrina Dialey, 6-hour Lunchroom Worker, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, leave of absence, effective August 7, 2020 through May 20, 2021; Terri Smith, LPN/Special Education Aide, WS Neal Elementary School, leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective December 14, 2020 through March 30, 2021; Terri Smith, LPN/Special Education Aide, WS Neal Elementary School, leave of absence, effective March 31, 2021 through May 20, 2021; Kathy Douglas, 6-hour Lunchroom Worker, WS Neal Middle School, leave of absence, effective March 10, 2021 through May 20, 2021.

Resignations:

  1. Sebastian Dobbins, Assistant Band Director, Escambia County Middle School, effective May 21, 2021
  2. Morgan Cooper, 7-hour Lunchroom Worker, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 30, 2021
  3. Tracy Burch, English/Language Arts Teacher, Pollard McCall Junior High School, effective June 14, 2021
  4. Kristie Harris, Elementary Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective June 24, 2021
  5. Duree Langham, Special Education Resource Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective June 16, 2021
  6. Andro Williams, Physical Education Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective June 10, 2021
  7. Allie Rush, English/Language Arts Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective June 9, 2021
  8. Matthew Hodge, Principal, WS Neal High School, effective June 30, 2021
  9. Lajavius Johnson, Student Summer Worker, Atmore Bus Shop, effective June 17, 2022

Transfers:

1.     Rebekah Fore, Registered Nurse, Flomaton Elementary School, to Registered Nurse, Flomaton High School, effective August 4, 2021

Employment:

  1. Susan Kirk, Counselor, Escambia County High School, effective August 2, 2021 (Replacing Ashley Trawick)
  2. Keyon Thompson, Math Teacher, Escambia County High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Glenda Miller)
  3. Joann Delillo, LPN/ Special Education Instructional Aide, Escambia County High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Mary Quarker)
  4. Shaina Langston, Custodian, Flomaton High School, effective August 2, 2021 (Replacing Jodie Owens)
  5. Cierra Strehl, Custodian, Huxford Elementary School, effective August 2, 2021 (Replacing Lorri Tolbert)
  6. Courtney Cook, Custodian, Huxford Elementary School, effective August 2, 2021 (Replacing Pamela Iutzi)
  7. Krista Ealum, Elementary Teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Connie Hetrick)
  8. Emily Dean, Speech Language Pathologist, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Brittany Holloway)
  9. James Rogers, Science Teacher, WS Neal Middle School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Anthony Wald)
  10. Braxton Mann, Math Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing James Gosnell)
  11. Wesley Bates, Spanish Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective August 4,2021
  12. April Blackwell, English/Language Arts Teacher, WS Neal High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Holly Pettis)
  13. Taylor Barton, Custodian, Turtle Point Science Center, effective August 2, 2021 (Replacing Kathy Steadham)
  14. Susan Kirk, Counselor, Escambia County High School, to work up to an additional twenty (20) off contract days, effective June 29, 2021 through July 30, 2021 (Paid at her daily rate)
  15. Emily Lindsay, Teacher, Academic Recovery Response Plan Summer Program, Escambia County Middle School, effective May 23, 2021
  16. Shemika Barnes, Teacher Aide, Academic Recovery Response Plan Summer Program, Escambia County Middle School, effective June 21, 2021
  17. Gina Nall, Teacher, Flomaton Elementary School, Academic Recovery Response Plan Summer Program, effective May 27, 2021 (Summer Program PD Trainer)
  18. Janet Brantley, Teacher, Flomaton Elementary School, Academic Recovery Response Plan Summer Program, effective May 27, 2021 (Summer Program PD Trainer)
  19. Joe Carroll, Summer Maintenance Custodian, Academic Recovery Response Plan, Pollard McCall Junior High School, effective June 21, 2021 (Replacing Ernest Digmon)
  20. Rebekah Fore, Registered Nurse, Academic Recovery Response Plan Summer Program, Escambia County School District, effective June 1, 2021

Employment Changes:

  • Stephanie Spicer, Math Teacher, Escambia County High School, to Academic Interventionist, WS Neal High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Telena Williams)
  • Shawna Fillmore, Elementary Teacher, Flomaton Elementary School, to English/Language Arts Teacher, Flomaton High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Teresa Hultz)
  • Dana Boggs, LPN/ Special Education Instructional Aide, Flomaton High School, to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Aide, WS Neal High School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Cheri Parker)
  • Keiana White, Assistant Principal, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, to Principal, Escambia County Alternative School, effective July 1, 2021 (Replacing Patricia Frazier)
  • Ashley Browning, LPN/Special Education Instructional Aide, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Aide, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective August 4, 2021 (Replacing Sara Smith)
  • Courtney McBride, Elementary Supervisor, Escambia County Board of Education, to Principal, Flomaton Elementary School, effective July 1, 2021 (Replacing George Brown)
  • Rehires/ Temporary Employment
  • Mason Bailey, Office Aide, Temporary/Part-Time, Brewton Central Office – Business Office, effective June 28, 2021 through July 15, 2021 (Academic Recovery Response Plan)