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LISBON — The Lisbon School District is encouraging more people to become substitute teachers.

The district recently posted on social media that replacements are still being hired for this school year.

Requirements are a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any field, a clean criminal record, and a substitute teacher’s license or the ability to obtain a license.

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at

The district hired six replacements at this month’s school board meeting.

They were Rick Cox, bus driver; Jenni Felger, cafeteria, secretary, assistant; Raema Gori, bus driver; Lisa Kerr, helper, cafeteria, secretary; Anna Madison, assistant, and Stacy Wick, nurse.

The board also approved the hiring of William Hewitt as a school resource officer at a cost of $45,360 per contract.

District Superintendent Joseph Siefke said the district will use student welfare and success funds to pay for the resource officer position, as well as Title IV-A money.

The district spent $43,200 last year on the SRO, with this year’s contract being higher due to increased wages for village employees.

The board also approved:

— Pay bills in the amount of $1.25 million.

— Touchdown Club, Roundball Club and Diamond Club as supporting organizations to be covered by district insurance.

— Stipends of $300 each for resident educator mentors Juliana Blangero, David Toot, Alexa Bell, Bill Stanton, Ryan Smith, Madison Crawford and Delania Link.

— A stipend in the amount of $500 for Missy Kemats, primary mentor of the resident educator.

– A $200 stipend for LPDC President Nikol Mundy and $150 stipends for LPDC members Mary Matthews, Kellie Seidner and Kristi Jaquette.

— A stipend of $50 per session each for Saturday School supervisors Linda D’Ipollito, Bill Stanton, Ryan Snyder, Meredith Deichler and Lisa Baker.

— Additional academic contracts for Elena Brownfield and Gina Tropea, co-supervisors of the art club; Jim Watt, high school science club counselor; Meredith Deichler, High School Academic Challenge Advisor; Janet Lane, Junior High Academic Challenges Advisor, and Ryan Snyder, Math Advisor.

— Lauren Glenn and Sarah Julian to provide home schooling for $25 per hour to any student who requires this service.

– An agreement with Travco Behavioral Health to provide counseling and wellness services to students at David Anderson Secondary School in Lisbon at a rate of $140.45 per day, not to exceed $25,000 for the school year .

— An agreement with The Red Zone, a school-based behavioral health support for McKinley Elementary students at no cost to the district.

— The resignation of Anna Madison as a teacher’s aide.

— A one-year classified fixed-term contract for Victoria Pierson, teaching assistant.

– A $50 stipend per student per course to online instructors Ashley Wallace (2 students), Michael Miller (7 students), Dave Crismon (2 students), Jon Burnell (22 students) and Nikol Monday (10 students).

— An agreement with the Columbiana County Educational Service Center at a cost not exceeding $17,632 for the Inspire project.

— A memorandum of understanding between the council and the Lisbon Education Association to specify the equivalent remainder of the service time defined in the agreement.

– A donation of $1,000 to the Lisbon Eagles sports department and a $1,000 donation to the Lisbon VFW sports department.

— A memorandum of understanding with the Family Children First Council, Columbiana County Head Start Program, County Board of Developmental Disabilities, county school districts, and the county’s Help Me Grow program to develop specific collaborative and cooperative agreements to serve infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in service-eligible families.

“Everything is going well in the district with the start of the school year and I’m happy about it. We continue to work hard to meet the needs of the student, both academically and socially,” said Siefke.

The next meeting was set for 5 p.m. on October 12.

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