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Thursday, April 14, 2016

School Board hires Execptional Children's Director, Macon County Schools, and an Assistant Principal for South Macon Elementary School

School Board File Photo from Jan 2014

The Macon County Board of Education held a work session on policy items yesterday afternoon. Macon Media was unable to cover the meeting due to a scheduling conflict. Here is a press release from the school system on action board members took after a closed session to discuss personnel matters:

Following our work session to discuss our board policy manual, the board entered into executive session pursuant to:

·         143-318.11.(a)(5) To establish, or to instruct the public body’s staff or negotiating agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body in negotiating (i) the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real property by purchase, option, exchange, or lease;
·         143.318.11.(a)(6) To consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness, conditions of appointment, or conditions of initial employment of an individual public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee.

The Board returned to open session at which time on a motion made by Tommy Cabe and seconded by Stephanie McCall, the Personnel Report was approved as presented. The Personnel Report contained the following items:

·         Nancy Cantrell, Secondary Curriculum Director, Macon County Schools, Change in Status, to Exceptional Children’s Director, Macon County Schools, effective July 1, 2016
·         Landon Holland, Assistant Principal, South Macon Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016