PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Board of Education approved the following personnel changes at its April 15 meeting.
Approval of Retirement: Susan Williams, Criss Elementary, Interventionist, effective June 30.
Approval of Professional Substitute: Susan Williams, Sub-Teacher, effective, July 1.
Lay (Authorized Certified): Paige Price, Parkersburg South High, Assistant Boys Crew, effective April 15 (Job posted March 21 April 4).
Correction: Daniel Boggs, Jefferson Elementary, Custodian to Parkersburg High, 8 hour/261 day (11:00 pm to 7:00 am), Custodian III, effective April 9 corrected to Daniel Boggs, Jefferson Elementary, Custodian to Parkersburg High, 8 hour/215 day (11:00 pm to 7:00 am), Custodian III, effective April 9.
Transfer: Christina Houser from Blennerhassett, Cook I, 3.5 hour/200 day to Williamstown Elementary, Cook I, 8 hour/200 day, 6:00 am 2:00 pm, effective April 16.
Appointment: Jodi Lockhart from substitute list to Parkersburg High School, 3.5 hour/200 day, 10:30 am 2:00 pm (COOK), effective April 16; Zach Hobstetter, VanDevender Middle, 8 hour/200 day (7:30 am to 3:30 pm), Aide II, III, or IV Special Education MD-male required, effective April 16 (NOTE Since this position is being posted during or after the Reduction in Force and Transfer season, the position may be for the balance of the 2013-2014 school year only; however, the position may be re-posted for the 2014-2015 school year if there are more senior personnel on the preferred recall list or the transfer list requiring placement in the classification for the 2014-2015 school year.)
Substitutes: Arthur F. Kelly, effective April 16.
Transfers: Kristy Vernon, Parkersburg High, Spanish to Parkersburg South High, Spanish, effective 2014-2015.
Approval to Rescind Transfer Because Need No Longer Exists: Ginni McClung, Kanawha Elementary, Kindergarten to return to Fairplains Elementary, Grade 4-2015; Trudy Workman, McKinley Elementary, Grade 4 to return to Madison Elementary, Grade 1-2015.
Appointments: Sarah Farish, Parkersburg South High, English/Language Arts, effective 2014-2015; Amanda Jones, Itinerant, Gifted, effective 2014-2015.
Teacher (Professional Certified): Jessica Davis, Franklin Elementary, Track, effective April 16.
Leave of Absence: Sherry Adams, McKinley Elementary, Cook, March 5 through March 7; Sherry Adams, McKinley Elementary, Cook, March 11, 2015: Myrtle Deems, Edison Middle, Cook, April 7 through April 30: John Earl, VanDevender Middle, Custodian, April 1; Heather McCormick, Mineral Wells Elementary, April 2 through June 12.
Correction of Reclassification: Debra Conger, Administration Building, 8 hour/261 day (8:00 am to 4:30 pm), Executive Secretary to Administrative Building, 8 hour/261 day (8:00 am to 4:30 pm), Executive Secretary/Coordinator 1, effective April 16.
Filling Long Term Leave of Absence: Kay Fluharty, Neale Elementary, 8 hour/220 day (7:30 am to 3:30 pm), Secretary II Long Term Leave of Absence, effective April 16 ending June 24 or until employee returns, resigns, or retires.
Transfer: Samuel Nuzum, Neale Elementary, Custodian III, to Neale Elementary, 8 hour/261 day (2:00 pm to 10:00 pm), Custodian IV, effective April 16.