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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.


    • 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

    High School Summer Credit Recovery

    A summer credit recovery session will be offered at Mingo Central High School and Tug Valley High School. Students should sign up at the school. The session will begin on June 5.

    In the news

    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)