Board of Education looking at Reduction in Force Plan for upcoming year
The Cherokee County Board of Education, during its Wednesday, May 18 meeting, met in executive session to discuss the school system’s Reduction in Force Plan, which will encompass cuts to the workforce in the Cherokee County School System.
Brian Johnson, superintendent, Cherokee County Schools, said the board took no action at this time but was expected to reconvene Monday, May 23, at 6 p.m., at which time action was expected.
In personnel action, the board approved the retirement of Lorie Howell, counselor at Cherokee County High School, who has 28 years of service and approved a leave of absence for Lisa Miller, a first grade teacher at Sand Rock School who will be on an unpaid leave of absence for education purposes for the 2011-2012 School Year.
In other action, the board approved bills for payment.