On Monday, August 1st, members of the Chambers County Board of Education team joined together to host twenty-six new teachers that were recently hired by the district. A new teacher orientation program was hosted at Langdale United Methodist Church with both breakfast and lunch provided for all of the new hires.
Superintendent, Casey Chambley greeted staff and welcomed them to the Chambers County team while covering high expectations for professionalism. Mr. Chambley noted special appreciation to Terri’s Mill Village Café for sponsoring the new teacher orientation luncheon and Kelly Services for sponsoring the morning breakfast. Dr. Sheila Jones joined with multiple directors from the district level to coordinate the new teacher orientation for staff with training on finances, technology, testing, safety, special education, transportation, mentoring support, ELL supports, and Federal programs.
New hires pictured above include the following: Michael Paul (VHS JROTC), Tammy Ledbetter (Huguley Elementary), Harli Shurden (Huguley Elementary), Suzanne Smith (Eastside Elementary), Caulin Jordan (Valley HS - English), Jon Reynolds (Inspire Academy Science & Math), Mona Byrd (Valley HS - Art), Katherine Graham (Fairfax Elementary), Leah Sledge (Eastside Elementary), Lisa Slef (Eastside Elementary), Darian Howell (Valley HS – English), Jonathan Foster (Eastside Elementary), Dr. Valery Jackson (Valley HS – English), Sarah Maddux (Fairfax Elementary), Lakita Madden (Eastside Elementary), Shanecia Gray (Valley HS – Math), Laurel Jones (Fairfax Elementary), Irais Sorenson (CCSD ESL Teacher), Mychaela Ray (Fairfax Elementary), Natalie Langley (Fairfax Elementary), K. Magby-Flournoy (Eastside Elementary), Chad Martin (Valley HS – History), Kevin Jones (Valley HS – SPED), and Julie Dingler (Eastside Elementary). Not pictured is Kim Slay (LaFayette HS – Science).
K-8 Director, Dr. Sheila Jones reviews procedures with newly hired staff to ensure their success for a great start to the school year. (Pictured above ).
Safety and Transportation Director, Mr. Benji Mitchum reviews safety protocols and procedures for the district with new teachers joining the system as pictured above.