School Board approves personnel changes

AMITE - The Tangipahoa School Board Personnel Committee met on Tues, Feb. 10, 2009. Personnel Committee members approved the following new hires: Robin Price - Teacher at Vinyard Elem. in place of Andrienne Basso-Kraft on leave effective Jan. 5, 2009; Patricia Voiselle - Teacher at Loranger Elem. in place of Christine Rapp on leave effective Jan. 5, 2009; Pamela Cetta - teacher at Loranger Elem. in place of Debbie Richardson on leve effective Jan. 6, 2009.

Lashana Pollard was reclassified from Title 1 Teacher at Kentwood High to Regular Program Teacher at Kentwood High to replace Irma Gordon who retired effective Jan. 5, 2009.

New hire Barbara King - Special Ed. Paraprofessional at Loranger Elementary to replace Marie Scioneaux who was reclassified effective Jan. 12, 2009.

Denise Taylor will be reclassified from SFS Worker (4hrs.) at Westside Middle to SFS Worker (4 hrs.) & Custodian (2hrs.) at Westside Middle. She will be filling a vacancy effective Feb. 2, 2009.

Andrea Chapman was approved as a new hire for SFS Worker - (4hrs.) at Hammond Jr. High to replace Catherine Hayes who resigned effective Feb. 2, 2009.

Shoritia McClendon was approved as a new hire for the position of bus attendant to replace of Edna Clayton who resigned effective Jan. 26, 2009.

Christine Rapp's petition for change in sabbatical leave was approved from P & ! to Medical for the 2nd Semester of the 2008-2009 session.

Approved leaves were Crystal Clark - Teacher at Natalbany Elem. - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first - for undetermined period effective Feb. 2, 2009; Martha Quillen - Teacher at Hammond Westside Primary - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first - for undetermined period effective Jan. 23, 2009; Angela Bezue - Teacher at Hammond W. Primary - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first for undetermined period effective Feb. 2, 2009; Lauren Foqler - Teacher at Spring Creek Elem. - extended sick leave due to maternity using sick days first for undetermined period effective Jan. 16, 2009; Tonia Vaughn - Facilitator at Special Services Center - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first to March 6, 2009 effective Jan. 6, 2009; Shelia Fleming-Gordon - Para. at Independence Middle - extended sick leave due to surgery using sick days first to Feb. 9, 2009 effective Jan. 9, 2009; Diane Crump - Teacher at Loranger Elem. - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first to Feb. 16 effective Jan. 26, 2009; Tiffany Boyles - Teacher at Woodland Park. - extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first to Feb. 12, 2009 effective Jan. 12, 2009; Patrice Millet - Teacher - Loranger Middle - extended sick leave due to surgery using sick days first to April 3, 2009 effective Feb. 19, 2009; Crystal Morgan - Teacher - Chesbrough Elem. - extended sick leave due to maternity using sick days first - April 13, 2009 effective Feb. 16, 2009; Judy Warford - Teacher - Hammond W. Upper - Extended sick leave due to illness using sick days first - undetermined time period effective Jan. 29, 2009; Jenna Bellina - Teacher - Midway Elem. - extended sick leave due to maternity using sick days first - June 1, 2009 effective Feb. 27, 2009; Ashley Director - Counselor - Vinyard extended sick leave due to maternity using sick days first - May 22, 2009 effective March 1, 2009.

Resignations: Hiram Porter - Teacher - Northwood - effective Jan. 12, 2009; Rene Petz III - Teacher - Florida Parishes JDC - effective Feb. 6, 2009; Orlando Johnson - Custodian - Hammond High - effective Jan. 29, 2009; Amos Vinyard - Plumber - Maintenance- effective Feb. 6, 2009; Mona Davis - School Nurse - effective Jan. 27, 2009.

Retirements: Barbara Smith - Teacher - Hammond W. Primary - May 23, 2009; James Bailey Jr. - Ag. Teacher - Loranger High - Jan. 20, 2009; and Prenda Cook WIA worker - March 1, 2009.

New Substitute Teachers approved by the Personnel Committee are: Reginald Bryant, Karen Cannino, Jamie Carter, Gerald Cash, jennifer Crowe, Rachel Diehl, Gary Dillon, Ivy Douglas, Jessica Dunaway, Stephanie Durnin, Katie Dyer, Daphne Felder, Sylvia Finn, Tina Gaudet, Kaedy Gravely, Tracy Griggs, Stacy Haase, Janet james, Judith Johnston, Tonya Kanter, David Lambert, Lisa Langlois, Laura Lee, Christina Littledale, Brittany Loup, Maggie Lynn, Shevonne Mason, David McCoy, Ona Powell, Ashley Reed, Latina Seiber, Raymond Smith, Laronda Varnado, Jackie Vernon,Melissa Walker, Christina Warren, Syconda Washington, Tyclria Woolridge.

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