During the most recent meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Education, Centre Elementary School Principal Wes Neyman addressed the board concerning a pressing matter regarding Kindergarten Teachers at the school.
Neyman said that the money to fund this new teacher contract will total $54,530.67. $29,400 will come from the Energy Savings allocation and $27,182.88 will come from Title I funds allocated to Centre Elementary School leaving a remainder $2,052. Mr. Neyman stated that the contract will run through the end of the year only at which time they will make plans to budget accordingly for next year.
Following some brief discussion by Board members and an understanding that Centre Elementary School would be fully funding the contract, the board approved the posting for the position.
In other business, the board approved the English Learner Plan for 2019-2020, approved an Energy Savings Budget Amendment for Cherokee County High School and approved the Energy Savings Budget for Sand Rock School.
Rhonda Smith was approved as the Superintendent’s 2019-2020 Sick Leave Committee representative.
The board also accepted a bid for surplus land in Cedar Bluff from Larry Martin in the amount of $10,000, Martin was the sole bidder.
An agreement with CED Mental Health Center was also approved in addition to Out-of-State travel Cherokee County High School and Gaylesville High School FFA Students to attend the National Convention October, 29 in Indianapolis.