College board approves new administration | Itawamba Occasions

Just after a distinctive held assembly on June 15, Itawamba County Faculty District will see some shuffling of familiar faces to distinct sites when the 2021-2022 college calendar year begins in August.

Quite a few administrative alterations will get position at Itawamba Attendance Heart (IAC). According to Itawamba County Superintendent Trae Wiygul, owing to the higher selection of pupils enrolled, grades kindergarten by fifth and sixth through eighth grades will now be break up administratively with each acquiring its personal specified principal and assistant principal.

Former IAC Assistant Principal Ashley Greer will change Dr. Terry Harbin as the K-5 principal. Harbin remaining the position soon after getting formally named as the new principal at Milam Elementary College by the Tupelo District Board of Trustees in late May well.

Matthew Pharr was named as K-5 assistant principal replacing Greer. Pharr beforehand taught sixth quality at Mantachie Elementary School. He was named Itawamba County Faculty District Instructor of the Yr in 2019.

Dorsey Attendance Heart (DAC) Principal Carson Cook dinner will action into the newly developed role of 6-8 grade principal at IAC. Cook dinner has led the faculty given that 2014. Under his and Assistant Principal Dr. Karen Gray’s leadership, DAC improved from a “D” school score to a “B” where it now stands.

Signing up for Cook at IAC as the assistant principal for grades 6-8 will be Kevin Armstrong. He will be leaving his situation as assistant principal at Itawamba Agricultural Higher School (IAHS).

Armstrong’s position at IAHS will be filled dually by IAHS English teacher and Scholars Bowl Mentor, Chris Johnson and DAC Assistant principal, Dr. Karen Grey.

Stepping in as DAC’s principal will be a common deal with. Grant Martin, Assistant Principal of Mooreville Center University will transfer into the situation in August. Martin formerly served as a trainer and mentor at Dorsey. The school will no extended have an assistant principal after Gray’s departure.

Mick Taylor will changeover from Director of the Itawamba County Advancement Center (ICIC) to the freshly produced place of 7-8 quality assistant principal at Mantachie High School. Martin Davis will substitute Taylor as Director of ICIC. Davis earlier served as assistant principal at IAC. John Tigner will go on as assistant principal of grades 9-12.

“We’re preventing to get to an A-rated district,” explained Wiygul. “We’re attempting to put persons exactly where we felt they ideal fit in buy to go the district to the upcoming stage and continue on to develop.”

The board unanimously accepted all administrative variations in the particular held meeting.