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BOE makes seven new hires

Published 8:58pm Thursday, August 1, 2013

Troy City Schools Board of Education members approved seven new hires at a called meeting Thursday.

The board’s only agenda item was personnel action. Members also approved one resignation and one transfer/hire.

According to Superintendent Lee Hicks, only one of the new hires is coming from local funds. The rest are supported by the state education foundation budget.

“This is a $600,000 a year savings by not filing out those openings. We’re not hiring a lot of local units back,” Hicks said.

Personnel actions included:

Troy Elementary School

• Resignation of Denise Barr Adams, fifth-grade teacher at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 1

• Transfer/hire of Tracey Thomas, reading coach at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Mallory Rhodes as teacher at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Mandi Davis as teacher at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Kelly Buck as special education teacher at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Nikki Johnson as teacher at Troy Elementary School, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Nikki Allen as teacher at the Alternative Learning Center, effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Jon C. Clements as physical education teacher/head football coach at , effective Aug. 5

• Hire of Alissa Jordan, seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher, part time, effective Aug. 19

 

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