Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
July 20, 2012 12:03 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Career Center school board on Thursday formally accepted the retirement request of engineering drafting instructor Steve Jefferson, retroactive to June 28. It subsequently hired Charlie Hancock in the capacity of one-half time engineering drafting instructor.

The board also employed Renee Blaney as early childhood education instructor to replace Ann Johnson, whose contract was non-renewed at the April meeting. Both Hancock and Blaney were given extended days to set up their labs, and their employment is pending completion of all requirements for career center employment.


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Also concerning personnel, the board accepted the resignations of job training coordinator Christian Cagle, retroactive to June 22, and of math instructor Doug Burdette, retroactive to June 30. Karen Gruner was employed as science instructor on a one-year contract, Cassandra Burns was hired as math instructor and Lester Aurand Jr. as an as-needed teacher’s aide in the auto technology program. As required by law, the board also appointed mentors for the new teachers; Julie Aurand will mentor Burns, and Mary Beth Dove will serve as a mentor for Gruner and Blaney. The board also issued a number of extended-time contracts, approved student activity stipends and approved personnel for adult education programs.








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