Escambia County Alabama Board of Education

BOE adopts emergency resolution
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The Escambia County Board of Education met via video conference Monday, April 13, to approve a resolution suspending board policy due to the coronavirus pandemic. Schools are closed for the remainder of the school year. According to the resolution, the Escambia County Board of Education suspends any board policy or provision, identified by the Superintendent or his or her designee, as needed to implement written…
All data in
City schools study results expected soon  By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The consultant hired by City of Atmore officials to determine the feasibility of forming a three-school municipal education network has received all requested data needed to finish the study, which he started in April 2019 with a four-month completion target. City Clerk Becca Smith confirmed that she received last week an email from Dr. Ira Harvey, (CEO of…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the board meeting Thursday, June 13. Resignation 1. Jarvis Bryant Ripley, math teacher, Escambia County High School, effective May 23, 2019 2. Traci Redditt, science teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective May 23, 2019 3. Sarah Bendall, special education teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective May 28, 2019 4. Holly Bell,…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the board meeting Thursday, March 21. Leave of absence 1. Shirley Longmire, 7-hour lunchroom worker, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective January 16, 2019 through February 25, 2019 Resignation 1. Vicke Smith, special education instructional aide, Flomaton Elementary School, effective March 15, 2019 2. Kendall Richardson, 7-hour custodian, W.S. Neal Elementary School,…
Special BOE presentation
City officials hear ‘state of the state of schools’ By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Note: Today’s article is the first in a three-part series on the Escambia County Board of Education’s effort to publicize the amount of improvement under gone at the three schools inside Atmore’s city limits, as well as plans to improve the areas at each school where weaknesses might still exist. Escambia County Superintendent of Education…