Brown Local approves certified staff contracts


MALVERN – Contracts of 23 certified and three classified staff were approved at the April 9 meeting of the Brown Local Board of Education.

The certified staff contract renewals included:

Pearl Bare, Georganne Bryan, Vanessa Fawcett, Natalie Kee, Tiffany Smith, Karli Virtue and Darren Ware, all 2 year; Thomas Betsa, Alainee Calo, Julie Fairless, Kristi Hoffman, Ashley Miklas, Catherine Rowe, Katie Rowles, Tiffany Stanek, Jeremy Taylor, Jamie Wenger, Robert Wilson, Chad Butcher, Robert Doerschuk, Seth Goshorn, Abigail Lowe and Tiffanie Pyles, all 1 year.

The three classified contract renewals included Johnathan Barnes and Jeff Lambert, both 2 years, and Tammy Wilson, continuing contract.

The Board also approved separate resolutions requesting joinder in the Stark County School Financing District for school safety and security and mental health, along with declaring it necessary to levy an additional tax in excess of the ten-mill limitation to finance the proposed levy.

In other action, the Board:

-APPROVED a list of 62 seniors for graduation scheduled for May 27;

-APPROVED the 2017-18 board policies;

-APPROVED tuition reimbursement for Karlie Virtue;

-APPROVED Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Co. based in Illinois for the voluntary student accident program for the 2018-19 school year;

-APPROVED additional time for Jeneva Ford and Natalie Kee, both instrumentalists for the school pay at $100 each, and Tiffanie Pyles, Manifestation Determination at an hourly rate;

-APPROVED an out of state field trip for the 5th grade class to visit Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburg, PA, May 15;

-APPROVED payment of bills totaling $239,936.27 for March;

-SET the next regular meeting for May 21 at 7 p.m.