The Clay County Board of Education held a regular meeting of the board on Monday, Nov. 26, at 6 p.m. at Lizemore Elementary School in Lizemore. Members present were Mr. Dave Mullins, President; Mr. David Pierson, Vice-President; Mr. Morgan Triplett, Mrs. Cheryl White, and Mrs. Susan Bodkins, Members.

Mr. David Pierson made a motion to approve the Agenda, which was passed. Mrs. Cheryl White made a motion to approve the resignation of Tiffany Norton as Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Clay County Middle School, effective immediately, which was passed. Mr. David Pierson made a motion to approve the resignation of Geoff Hamrick as Head Wrestling Coach at Clay County High School, effective immediately, which was passed.
Mrs. Cheryl White made a motion to approve the resignation of Harvey Church as Assistant Wrestling Coach at Clay County High School, effective immediately, which was passed. Mrs. Susan Bodkins made a motion to approve the resignation of Frank Kleman as Head Baseball Coach at Clay County Middle School, effective immediately, which passed. Mr. Morgan Triplett made a motion to approve the employment of Jamie McDonough as Head Wrestling Coach at Clay County High School, which passed. Mrs. Susan Bodkins made a motion to approve the employment of Jason Nichols as Assistant Wrestling Coach at Clay County High School, which passed.

Mr. David Pierson made a motion to approve the employment of Michelle Lough as Parent Educator for Parents as Teacher Program, which passed. Mr. Morgan Triplett made a motion to approve the employment of Ronald Starcher as Afterschool Teacher at Clay County High School (Enrichment) and Elizabeth Gallaher as Afterschool Teacher at Clay County Middle School (Substitute). , which passed.

Mr. David Pierson made a motion to approve the purchase of property from Clay Senior and Community Services in the amount of $30,000, which passed.

The Board of Education met with the Lizemore LSIC and the following recommendation was made:
1. 2nd Grade Class Furniture
Mr. David Pierson made a motion to convene into Executive Session at 6:08 p.m. Mrs. Susan Bodkins seconded. Motion carried. All members voting “aye.”
Mr. David Pierson made a motion to reconvene into Regular Session at 6:24 p.m. Mrs. Susan Bodkins seconded. Motion carried. All members voting “aye.”
Mr. David Pierson made a motion to approve a three day suspension without pay for employee, Cheryl Mullins, which passed.