Board approves employees for afterschool program

Published 5:40 pm Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Chilton County Board of Education met Tuesday and approved substitute employees, coaching supplements and workers for an afterschool program.

Current school system employees will supervise Tiger Trails, the afterschool program launched at Clanton Elementary last year.

Jemison Elementary and Clanton Elementary each needed one substitute teacher.

Superintendent Dave Hayden said all teachers in the county have a professional teaching certificate.

“Everyone has a professional certificate in our classrooms,” Hayden said.

According to Hayden, the first day of school went well, and 7,548 students are enrolled, up from May’s enrollment of 7,493.

In other business, the board:

•Approved for special education staff to use two drivers’ education cars for transportation between schools when drivers’ education classes are not using the cars.

•Approved July’s financial statements and bank reconciliations of the central office, presented by Chief Financial Officer Steve Yeargan.

•Paid $9,200 in membership dues to School Superintendents of Alabama.

•Approved hiring employees for OSHA and forklift training classes at LeCroy Career Tech Center.

•Approved hiring an employee(s) for Hearing Assistance Support four hours a week.