July 22, 2008



                The Montgomery County Board of Education met in a special called session on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. with the following board members present:


                            Steven W. DeBerry, Chairman

                            James Spivey, Vice Chairman

                            Tommy A. Blake

                            Ann S. Long

                            Shirley Threadgill

                            Almetta Armstrong via teleconference


                Frances Reaves was absent due to prior commitments. 


                Chairman DeBerry called the meeting to order.


                Upon motion by Mr. Blake, with a second by Mrs. Long, the board convened in closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel [NC General Statute 143-318.11(a)(6)].


                Upon return to open session, on motion by Mr. Spivey, with a second by Mrs. Threadgill, the board unanimously approved the Personnel Report as presented including the following and adding the amendment to the start date of John Ward, principal of Montgomery Learning Academy to begin July 24, 2008 instead of July 30, 2008 and continue until June 30, 2010.


    1. Upon the recommendation of the principal, approval of the following additions to the

    substitute teacher list:


    Noncertified                                      Recommended By                Record Check


                1)  Cynthia Liles                                  Donnie Lynthacum                         Pending               


    1. Superintendent reports the acceptance of the following resignations/retirements:


    Resignation/Retirement                  School/Assignment              Effective Date


    1) Kimberly Dziedzic                          Mt. Gilead Elementary June 25, 2008

        Resignation                                     EC Teacher


    2) Lydia Lovell                                     MLA                                         July 24, 2008

        Resignation                                     Principal


    3) Levi Efrid                                         MLA                                         July 2, 2008

        Resignation                                     English 9-12


    4) Jacqueline Jordan                           Mt. Gilead Elementary June 19, 2008

        Resignation                                     5th Grade


    5) Retha Murphy                                 West Montgomery High          June 23, 2008

        Resignation                                     Guidance Counselor


    6) Angela Hill                                       Star-Biscoe Elementary         July 7, 2008

        Resignation                                     Pre-K Assistant          


    7) Laura Love                                      East Middle School                 July 1, 2008

        Resignation                                     8th Grade Comm. Skills         


    8) Sheral Vang                                    West Montgomery High          July 14, 2008

        Resignation                                     Business Education


    9) Avarisse Peterson                          West Montgomery High          July 14, 2008

        Resignation                                     Guidance Counselor


    1. Upon recommendation, approval of the following interim probationary contracts for

          2007-2008 as provided by General Statute 115C-325:


    Contract/                                    School/                            Record 

    Effective Date                           Assignment                     Check            Replacing


    1) Catherine Tucker                    Green Ridge Elem.            Pending       New Position

         08/18/08 – 06/12/09              Guidance Counselor                       


    2) David Parisi                                        Mt. Gilead Elem.                  Yes              Kimberly Dziedzie

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09                EC


    3) Amanda Haithcock                 Mt. Gilead Elem.                  Pending       Jill Henley

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09                3rd Grade


    4) Christopher Jonassen            Mt. Gilead Elem.                  Yes            Jacqueline Jordan

        08/18/08 – 06/12-09               5th Grade


    5) Jonelle Carty                           West Montgomery High      Yes               Retha Murphy

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09                Guidance Counselor


    6) Heather Sweed                       West Middle School            Yes               Kent Carter

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09                M. G. Social Studies          


    7) Bryant Ford                             East Montgomery High       Pending       Brianne Giannini

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09               Mathematics


    8) Trisha Snoblen                       East Montgomery High       Pending       Bridget                                                                                                                                    Gladman

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09               English


    9) Stephanie Schaap                  East Middle School             Pending       Angie                                                                                                                                       Tofflemeyer

        08/18/08 – 06/12/09                English                                                    MG Science


    1. Upon recommendation of the superintendent approval of recommendation for employment of the following noncertified personnel:


         Employee/                       School                                Record                                  

         Effective Date                            Assignment                        Check             Replacing


          1) Tracy Casey               East Montgomery High          Yes               Susan Fox

              07/14/08                     Bookkeeper/Office Support


    1. Report of following transfers:



    Effective Date              From                                                    To                                Replacing


    1) Danielle Hurley          Troy Elementary                    Troy Elementary             Tracy Webb

        08/18/08                    Intervention Specialist           1st Grade


    2) Linda Kelly                West Middle School              Green Ridge Elem.   Jonathan Davis

        08/18/08                    EC                                         EC                          Star-Biscoe Elem


    3) Clayton Trivett           East Middle School               East Montgomery High   Josh Nay

        08/18/08                    P. E.                                      P. E.


    4) Beth Lancaster         East Middle School               Troy/Page Street Elem New Position

                    07/28/08                    Assistant Principal                Assistant Principal


    1. Upon recommendation, approval of the following administrative assignments and contracts:


    ·         Charles Delforge, Principal, assigned to Mt. Gilead Elementary.

    ·         John Ward, Principal, Montgomery Learning Academy, annual twelve-month term commencing July 28, 2008, and ending June 30, 2010. (Amended to commencing July 24, 2008 and ending June 30, 2010)

    ·         Emilie Simeon, Principal of Troy Elementary and Page Street Elementary, effective August 4, 2008, and ending June 30, 2010.


                The meeting was duly adjourned by Chairman Deberry to meet again on Monday, August  4, 2008, 6:30 p.m. 2008.





                                                                      Steven W. DeBerry, Chairman





                                                                      Donna Cox Peters, Ph.D., Secretary



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