Troy BOE votes to hire search firm

first_img Roxie Kitchens, board president, said that, with the process in motion to hire a firm, the decision as to which firm could be made at a later date.Kerry Hargarten, ALC English/reading teacher at the Alternative Learning Center, was named the recipient of the STARS Award, which is given to a teacher who has exemplified the best attributes of the teaching profession.Kitchens presented the award and told Hargarten that the award is especially meaningful because it is voted on by peers.Hargarten expressed appreciation to the board for the award and gave credit to the quality of leadership and supervision that the board provides. Print Article Published 8:10 pm Monday, February 14, 2011 The board reluctantly accepted the retirement requests of Herman Jordan, maintenance supervisor, in April and Charles Henderson High School bookkeeper, Nancy Powell, in August.The board declared a specified number of desks and chairs surplus and recommended that the items be donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Troy.Julie Simmons, Center for Technology, gave a PowerPoint presentation as part of the recognition of Career Technology Month.“The Center for Technology provides opportunities to students that they might not have otherwise,” she said.“And, it puts them ahead of the curve and prepares them to leave high school with skills to go to work or on to post secondary education. We prepare our students for the 21st century.”Felton-Smith gave the financial report for January. Utilities were $37,879.72, an increase of 20 percent over the same period last year.However, the sales tax dollars for January were $259,842.99, a 3 percent increase over the same period in 2010. Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories Troy BOE votes to hire search firm Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson With the three options on the table, board member, Eva Green, made a motion to hire a search firm.The motion was seconded by board member Wally Lowery. The motion carried.Lowery said the board had discussed early that, if a search firm were hired, they didn’t want to go outside Alabama to hire the firm. Email the author The Troy City Board of Education voted Monday night to hire a search firm to locate a new superintendent of schools due to the resignation of Dr. Linda Felton-Smith effective Feb. 28.Felton-Smith said that Sally Howell, a representative of the Alabama Association of School Boards, said the search process could be conducted in three ways.The school board could take on the search, the board could hire a consultant to conduct the search or the board could hire a search firm to do the legwork. By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Police ID suspect in church burglaries Troy Police are searching for the man they believe burglarized two churches on Dec. 21, 2010. In a statement released… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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