Board of Education filling positions county-widePublished 2:14pm Wednesday, July 31, 2013
The Escambia County School Board is moving ahead with preparations for the new school year by filling positions vacant due to retirements and transfers.
“This is a busy time of year for us,” Superintendent Randall Little said. “We have replaced 8.6 percent of our staff lost to retirements and resignations.”
Little said some positions had not yet been filled, but most teachers and administrators are already in place for the upcoming school year.
“We have a few positions that have not been filled yet,” Little said. “But, we hope to have everyone in place by Aug. 15 or at least by the time students return to school. We will be ready for our 4,605 students when the school year begins.”
Transfers in employment for the upcoming year include:
Memory Rollin, from teacher at W.S. neal High School to science teacher at Flomaton High School replacing Jarrod Green; Todd Williamson from assistant principal at W.S. Neal High School to assistant principal at Escambia-Brewton Career Technical Center effective Aug. 5; Tammy Bonds from teacher at Flomaton Elementary School to ARI reading coach at Pollard-McCall Junior High School replacing Mary Margaret Powell; and Sandra Reid from principal at Flomaton Elementary School to elementary curriculum supervisor at the Atmore Central office replacing Jason Petro.
Employed for the upcoming school year are:
Jennifer Folmer, elementary teacher at A.C. Moore Elementary School replacing Karie Richburg; BreAnna Sulllivan, eighth grade science teacher at Escambia County Middle School replacing Jennifer Blaney; Kim Staley, assistant principal at Escambia County Middle School replacing Warrick Maye; Branden Barlow, law and public safety teacher at Escambia-Brewton Career Technical Center replacing Camille Lindsey; Kelsey Garrett, math teacher at Flomaton High School; Levon Wright, OCS aid at Flomaton high School replacing Tracy Lambeth; Heather Qualls, elementary teacher at Flomaton Elementary School replacing Paula Henderson; Carole Burleson, seventh grade science teacher at Escambia County Middle School replacing Mary Ann Figgers; Priscilla Ellington, receptionist/clerk at Brewton Centeral Office replacing Janet Benjamin; Catadro North, teacher aide-OCS at Escambia County High School replacing Charles Lymon; Diane Williamson, temporary counselor consultant at Escambia Brewton Career Technical Center; Heath White, special education aide at Flomaton Elementary School replacing Heather Caraway; Sharon Rose, bus driver at Atmore bus shop replacing Lelia Benner; Larry McSwain, assistant principal at Escambia County High School replacing Forest Jones; Karlis Mims, special education teacher at Escambia County High School replacing Jennifer Newman; Caleb Palmer, assistant band director at Escambia County Middle School and Escambia County High School; Terri Lynne Peacock, physical education teacher at Flomaton Elementary School.