Escambia County Board of Education

BOE votes pay raise – Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots
The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: “that the Board approve a one step raise for Local Board members for an additional amount of $200 dollars per month to become effective when the next new or returning Board…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at a called meeting Wednesday, August 2. It’s a common occurrence this time of year for the BOE to hold special meetings to address personnel. Resignations 1. Stephen Murray, science teacher, Escambia County High School, effective July 17, 2017. 2. Jacob Salter, PE teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 24, 2017. 3. Michal Stallworth,…
BOE votes to consolidate – ACM students going to RPES and ECMS (UPDATED 7-3-17)
After months of consideration, the Escambia County Board of Education voted in a called meeting Thursday, June 29, to consolidate A.C. Moore Elementary with Rachel Patterson Elementary School and Escambia County Middle School. After much discussion at the table Thursday, Chairman Willie J. Grissett called for a roll call vote. Board members Kevin Hoomes, Coleman Wallace, Danny Benjamin, Mike Edwards and W.J. Grissett voted yes for the consolidation. David Nolin…
BOE approves Out-of-District agreement
At the June 15 meeting, the Escambia County Board of Education approved the proposed Out-of-District Agreement giving the requirements for students coming into the district from outside the attendance zones for the Escambia County Ala. school system. In the past, the Escambia County school superintendent has been required to issue a letter of release from the district for students enrolling in other school districts. This year, Superintendent John Knott recommended…