Fayette has a new vocal music teacher in place following the resignation of Kelly Barkheimer.
Barkheimer, a part-time teacher with Fayette, submitted her resignation Sept. 7 to accept a full-time job with the Springfield school district.
Jennifer Cobb, who previously taught for Fayette, was hired as a permanent substitute to teach for the remainder of the school year.
Other staffing matters handled by the Fayette school board Monday included approving Russ Griggs as a volunteer consultant for the district; hiring Lindsey Schaffer and Lindsey New for seventh and eighth grade cheerleading co-coaches for the 2012-13 school year.
JoAnn Cousino was approved as substitute bus driver pending the transfer of paperwork from Archbold Area Schools.
The board also approved the following classroom volunteers pending appropriate reference and background checks: Angie Beauregard, Dawn Figgins, Pam Hibbard, Stephanie Leininger, Anne Merillat, Sarah Lynch, Abby Seiler, Lindsey New, Sue Schaffner, Eloise Wyse and Michelle Pilbeam.
SUBSTITUTES—The approved a two-year agreement with Frontline Technologies for Aesop services of an automated employment replacement system. The system allows teachers to request a substitute without the need for an early-morning call to the school.
ON-LINE—The board approved a one-year agreement with Treca for digital academy services for students, up to $1,000 per student. The company offers on-line classes to help students make up credits before graduation.
DONATIONS—Board members accepted a $100 donation from the Fayette Area Foundation for National Honor Society for club activities and $100 for FFA for club activities.
TRAINER—A contract was approved with Fulton County Health Center Sports Medicine Outreach Program to provide athletic training consultation and/or treatment services for a rate of $17.50 an hour for the current school year.
TRIPS—The board approved trips to the FFA Greenhand Camp Sept. 28-30, 2012 at Camp Muskingum and the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 24-26.