The Jackson County Board of Education, meeting in regular session last Tuesday evening, acted on a number of personnel matters.


The Jackson County Board of Education, meeting in regular session last Tuesday evening, acted on a number of personnel matters.

A retirement request from paraprofessional aide Susie Hall of Kenna Elementary was approved.

Resignations were accepted from John Fischer as an authorized, certified coach at Ripley High and Samuel Hunt, a business co-op student.

Christopher Skeens was employed as a substitute teacher. Mary Johns was approved as an after-school homebound instructor.

Courtney Casto and Stacy Riffe were hired to serve in after-school tutoring and detention programs.

Leave of absence for infant bonding was granted to Ashley Howery and Tina Davis. Helen Sharp was granted a leave of absence from the summer maintenance program.

Catherine Stout, Tammy Clarkson, and Lora Sturm, special education teachers, were granted extension of employment contracts to complete pre-school evaluations and serve in other professional capacities.

A date of resignation for Joan Mann was changed from April 19 to May 3.

A contract was approved with Interiors Plus of Sandyville in the amount of $34,800 for the replacement of a range hood and fire suppression system at Ripley Elementary.

A contract for $43 per exam was approved with Pleasant Valley Hospital for bus operator physicals.