On the record – Champion

WHAT: Board of Education special meeting Monday

PRESENT: John Pitts, Kelly Boyle, Patricia Fisher and James Scher

ABSENT: David Mahan

The board:

• Hired Caitlyn Olsson as special education teacher on a one-year contract at around $32,000 and Michaela Mendik as middle school math teacher on a one-year contract at $36,134, both to fill vacancies;

• Hired Karen Sanders as a part-time food services secretary at $6.67 per hour for two hours per day;

• Accepted the resignations of Ashley George, special education teacher, who is moving, and Gary Israel, middle school math teacher, who accepted a principal position with Warren City Schools;

• Reported middle school science teacher David Murduck was selected as the 2020 State Board of Education District 7 Teacher of the Year and is now a candidate for the 2020 Ohio Teacher of the Year. His application will move forward to the state selection committee for review on July 26 at Capital University and if he is selected as a finalist, he will also go through the interview process on Aug. 9 at Capital University;

• Set the next meeting for 6 p.m. July 29 at the community room at the high school.