August 2016: Eastover Staffing Updates
Melanie Bender, Assistant Principal
Ms. Bender will be serving as Assistant Principal at Eastover for the 2016-17 school year. Ms. Bender has served for many years at Eastover as a classroom teacher as well as Dean of Students for the 2015-16 school year. Her main responsibilities will be grades 3-5 administrator, bus supervisor, math liaison, and MTSS-B Tier 1 and Tier 2 support.
Susan Selby, Talent Development Teacher
Ms. Selby joins Eastover as our Talent Development (TD) teacher for the 2016-17 school year. She comes to us from Irwin Academic Center (TD Magnet School) where she has served for many years as a teacher using various TD curriculum, materials, and strategies. Ms. Selby is a National Board Certified teacher and was recognized as Irwin’s Teacher of the Year for the 2012-13 and 2015-16 school years. We are excited to have Ms. Selby join our staff and continue the work and growth of our TD program!!
Leslie Ray, Media Specialist
Please join me in welcoming Ms. Leslie Ray to Eastover. She will serve as our Media Specialist beginning August 18th and we are so excited to have her join our team!
Additional Hires, Kindergarten and 4th Grade
We are also in the process of hiring a new Kindergarten teacher and a new 4th grade teacher. As soon as those hires are confirmed, we will share them with you.