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    Mingo County has many outstanding educators, and one way we recognize the contributions our educators make to our students and our communities is through our annual Teacher and Service Personnel of the Year program.

    Teachers

    • Burch – Dora Justice
    • Dingess – Alan Riffle
    • Gilbert Elementary – Theresa Jarrell
    • Gilbert Middle – Carmella Porter
    • Kermit – Kelsey Gillman
    • Lenore – Morgan Casey
    • Matewan – Marsha Robinson
    • Mingo Central – Joshua Johnson
    • Tug Valley – Lorraine Davis
    • Williamson – Carmen Soltesz
    • County winner – Theresa Jarrell of Gilbert Elementary School

    Service Personnel

    • Burch – Kelli Curry (Aide / Autism Mentor)
    • Dingess – Lana Lackey (Cook)
    • Gilbert Elementary – Christina Carter (Bus operator)
    • Gilbert Middle – Cheryl Goad (Cook)
    • Kermit – Rhonda Farley (Cook)
    • Lenore – Elrita Hale-Parsley (Secretary)
    • Matewan – Sheila Adkins (Secretary)
    • Mingo Central – John Turner (Custodian)
    • Tug Valley – Marlene McDonald (Cook)
    • Williamson – Vickie Fraley (Aide / Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher)
    • County winner – Vickie Fraley (Aide / Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher) of Williamson PK-8 School

    New Policy out on Comment: Policy 2630 Virtual Learning Programs

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    In the news

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Read more
    Mingo County Board of Education Looking to Fill Vacancy Mingo County Schools seeks persons interested in filling the recently vacated seat of Mrs. Jacqueline Branch Thursday, July 6, 2017 WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education is accepting letters from individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the school board. The vacancy is for a period of time that ends June 30th 2018. Letters of interest and resume are to be addressed to the Board’s president, David Farley. Letters must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., July 21, 2017 to the Board’s office at 110 Cinderella Road Williamson, West Virginia 25661 – Attention: Rocky Hall, Director of Human Resources. Only qualified individuals will be considered. To be qualified under state law to fill vacancy, an individual must be at least eighteen years of age and entitled to vote. He or she: 1. Must be a citizen and resident of Mingo County, West Virginia. 2. Must not be a resident of Lee district. (State law does not permit more than two residents from the same Magisterial District to serve on a school board at the same time. Two of the Board’s current members are from the Lee Magisterial District.) 3. Must provide written documentation of 911 address. 4. Must submit a copy of your driver’s license or state ID with your letter of interest and resume’. You must provide a valid email address. You will receive an email that will provide you with a link to complete your criminal background check. A non-refundable fee of $20 is required for the background check. Payment is payable directly to the screening service, by credit or debit card. All background check information is confidential. 5. Must possess at least a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. 6. Must, if he or she is an employee of the Mingo County Board of Education, agree to promptly resign from all such positions of employment if and when appointed by the Board to fill vacancy and before taking office. 7. Must not be a candidate for or hold any other public office. 8. Must not be a candidate for or serve as an elected member of any political party executive committee. 9. Must meet all requirements of WV Code 18-5-1a
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 Read more
    The United States Department of Education selected Lenore PK-8 School art teacher Sarah Duncan to participate in the Fulbright Hays Seminars Abroad program this summer. Duncan will visit Thailand along with fifteen other PK-8 educators from around the county.
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 Read more
    2016-17 Teachers and Service Personnel of the Year, along with board members and Interim Superintendent Spence.The Williamson Daily News featured the Mingo County Board of Education's celebration of school-based teachers and service personnel of the year, along with the announcement of county Teacher of the Year Theresa Jarrell (Teacher / Art, Gilbert Elementary School), and Service Person of the Year Vickie Fraley (Aide / Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher, Williamson PK-8 School).
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Read more
    Tug Valley High School's Dr. Johnny Branch has been named RESA II Principal of the Year. Dr. Branch joins Interim Superintendent Donald Spence, former Gilbert Elementary Principal Phyllis White, and former Superintendent Randy Keathley as Mingo County educators who have received this honor.

    Upcoming events

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Mingo County Board of Education special meeting (10:00 am at the Central Office) Agenda
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Mingo County Board of Education regular meeting (5:00 pm at the Central Office)
    Friday, June 30, 2017
    Mingo County Board of Education special meeting (10:00 am at the Central Office)