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May 16, 2014

Athens Board of Education Notes

— Members of the Athens school board approved several personnel items during their regular monthly meeting Thursday. Here is a synopsis of action:

• Granted retirement to Beverly Freeman, teacher at Athens Intermediate School;

• Accepted the resignation of Jennifer Rosso, art teacher at Athens Middle School;

• Agreed to transfer the following: Amy Barnes to physical education teacher at Cowart Elementary School and Athens High School; James Chambers from a 10-month contract to a 12-month contract as JROTC Army instructor at Athens High; Daylee Green to instructional/technology coach at Athens Middle; Janet Latham to teacher at Athens Middle and Athens High; Eddie Murphree to physical education teacher at Athens High and Cowart and Ana Rosales to instructional/technology coach at Athens Intermediate;

• Agreed to hire the following personnel: Christen Adams as speech pathology teacher at Cowart, Cassandra Beaty as fourth-grade teacher at Cowart, Rachel Bloemer as music teachers at Cowart and Julian Newman Elementary School, Deborah Craft as special education teacher at Athens Elementary School, Maggie Finley as math teacher at Athens Middle, Alex Lann as fourth-grade teacher at Brookhill Elementary School, Leslie Schnars as special education teacher at Athens Middle, and Erica Smith as systemwide special education aide at Athens Elementary Preschool;

• Granted tenure to the following personnel: Roy Adams, Gwen Hardnett, Lara Malone and Ryan Nix.  

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