Dallas County School Board readies for school year with personnel approvals

Published 9:53 pm Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Dallas County School Board of Education approved their start of the year personnel at their Tuesday meeting.

In employment, the board approved Rose Arrington as a collaborative instructor at Brantley Elementary School, Christopher Bowens as a band director at Tipton-Durant Middle School and Southside High School, Stacy Buchanan as an ACCESS Lab Facilitator at Dallas County High School, Cathryn Dozier as a science teacher at Martin Middle School, Michael Duran as a history instructor at Southside High School, Tiffany Edwards as a math instructor at Keith Middle-High School, Margaret Hogg as a collaborative instructor at Martin Middle School, Julie Johnson as a librarian at B.K. Craig Elementary School, Brittany Longcrier as a fourth-grade instructor at Valley Grande, Anthon Lumpkin as the head football coach at Keith School, Hugh Martin as an ISS at Dallas County High School, Marcus Minter as a bus driver in the Southern Zone, Jenna Morgan as a second-grade teacher at Salem Elementary School, Wendy Mull as a custodian at J.E. Terry Elementary School, Kyle Sides as a career prep instructor at Dallas County High School, Harrison Smith as a English instructor at Dallas County High School, Jamie Smith as a math instructor at Tipton-Durant Middle School, Mary Tidmore as a first-grade teacher at Brantley Elementary School and Julie Wright as a collaborative instructor at Brantley Elementary School.

The board also approved resignations.

The board approved the resignation of Samantha Bassie, a guidance counselor at Dallas County High School, Eldrick Collins, an elementary instructor at B.K. Craig Elementary School, Brittany Easterling, a math instructor at Dallas County High School, Courtney Friday, an English instructor at Dallas County High School, Acie Munford, a band director at Tipton-Durant Middle School and Southside High School, Kimberly Provitt, a math instructor at Southside High School, Monica Russell, a math instructor at Tipton-Durant Middle School and Lydia Ward, a history instructor at Southside High School.

The board approved the transfer of Felicia Glover, the collaborative instructor at Tipton-Durant Middle School to the guidance counselor at the school, Shirley Hardy as the collaborative paraprofessional from Brantley Elementary to B.K. Craig Elementary, Allison Harper, as a collaborative instructor from Southside Primary School to Salem Elementary School, Pam Ivey, a collaborative instructor from Valley Grande to Southside Primary School, Tiffany James, an elementary instructor from Tipton-Durant Middle School to B.K. Craig Elementary School, Valerie Maxwell, an LPN at Southside Primary to J.E. Terry Elementary and Dallas County High School, Jobrina Oliver a reading coach to a lead reading specialist at J.E. Terry Elementary, Grace Powell, an LPN at Martin Middle School to Southside Primary School, Tiffanie Ross-Love, an LPN at J.E. Terry to Martin Middle School and Valley Grande, Tamika Talton, a CNP worker from Martin Middle to Valley Grande, Amanda Thomas, a collaborative paraprofessional from Salem to Keith Middle School and Yolanda Thompkins, a guidance counselor from Tipton-Durant to Dallas County High School.