AUGUSTA — Throughout Augusta Unbiased Faculty’s June board assembly, board members accepted a twin place for the district.
In keeping with Superintendent Lisa McCane, the twin place will embody early childhood training and enterprise training. She stated the positions have been mixed after the earlier enterprise training instructor resigned unexpectedly.
McCane met with AIS’s steerage counselor to “run numbers” on the scholars enrolled within the enterprise training program. She stated she and different board members needed to find out the necessity for hiring somebody exterior the district.
McCane famous there was one other instructor on the school who was certified for the enterprise training place.
Renee McClanahan will take over the place. McCane stated McClanahan will proceed her function as an early childhood training instructor as she begins educating enterprise training.
“We’re gonna save a wage. We ran numbers and our numbers didn’t actually warrant hiring again that place,” McCane stated. She famous it wasn’t obligatory to seek out an outsider to fill the place when the district already has a certified candidate.
McCane famous she was assured in McClanahan’s means to show each programs and fulfill her duties as a instructor. She stated the perfect curiosity of the scholars is all the time at coronary heart for herself and the opposite board members in Augusta.
Presently, the enterprise training program is obtainable to 9-12 graders. McCane stated there are roughly 35 college students enrolled in this system in whole. She famous the programs are extracurricular and never core.
“Like the rest, if we do one thing and it doesn’t work then we’ll change it subsequent yr,” McCane stated. She instructed the change would doubtless be everlasting for the district.
Board Member Dionne Laycock commented in favor of the 2 positions merging. She stated the twin place looks as if a “good answer” for varsity funds and the curiosity of the scholars.
Board Chair Laura Bach stated Fryman’s resignation will likely be efficient on June 30.
McClanahan will start educating enterprise training subsequent faculty yr.