On Nov. 16 Jackson County Public Schools accepted these employee recommendations:


At Smoky Mountain Elementary School, Beth Brooks, data manager and bookkeeper, Hailey Cook and Amanda Volk, tutor, Jenniffer Dall, Suzanne Hummer, Charity Jamison, James McNab and Tonya Pruett, afterschool tutor, Danny price, custodian, Jesus Sandoval, custodian and bus driver; at Smoky Mountain High School, Janet Davis, EC teacher assistant, Autumn Hall, substitute bus driver, Herold McGaha, custodian and bus driver, Elizabeth Waldrop, bus driver; at Cullowhee Valley Elementary School, Kayla Evans, school nutrition assistant, Jillian Freesman and Alexandria Joyner, afterschool tutor, Avery Houser and Madelyn Hall, afterschool assistant, Joshua Smyrl, homebound teacher; at Jackson County Early College, Amanda Forseca, afterschool tutor, Marissa Todd, student support specialist; at Blue Ridge School, Heather Greene, homebound teacher; at Fairview Elementary School, Brittany Paine, instructional coach, Ronald Setzer, bus driver; at Scotts Creek Elementary School, Jessica Stewart and Gina Verrault, afterschool tutor; at Jackson Community School, Kelli Sutton, student success coach; at Central Office, Adam Corallo, maintenance, Steve McRae, director of mental health - project activate coordinator, Lisa Serio, purchasing specialist; Bus Garage, Michelle Chastain, custodian.


Accepted this employee resignations:

At CVES, Rachel Nicholson, instructional support specialist.


Accepted these staff, non-staff and returning coach recommendations:

At SECS, Molly Callaway, head girls basketball coach, new staff, Clinton Irons, head boys basketball coach, new non-staff, William Porter, assistant head boys coach basketball, returning staff; at CVES, Crystal Chastain, head coach girls basketball, new staff, Todd Collins, head coach boys basketball, new non-staff, Jaydon Parris, assistant coach boys basketball, new non-staff, Jenifer Pressley, assistant coach girls basketball, new non-staff; at FES, Hannah Doolittle, assistant coach cheer, new staff; at SMHS, Kendra Graham, assistant coach swim, new non-staff, Casey Melvin, head coach district boys basketball, returning non-staff, Tyler Mulligan, head coach district boys basketball, returning staff, Natalie Parris, assistant coach district girls basketball, new non-staff, Jonathan Scifers, assistant coach wrestling, returning non-staff; SMES, Scott Miller, assistant coach boys basketball, returning staff, Reuben Sharpless, head coach girls basketball, new non-staff, Trevor Sutton, head coach boys basketball, new non-staff; at Blue Ridge School, William Russell, head coach middle school boys basketball, new non-staff, Mackenize Courteney, assistant coach girls basketball, new staff.