TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local News

December 3, 2013

CHS launches online survey

Help sought in seeking new principal, special meeting set

CORBIN — By Jeff Noble / staff writer

It’s up to the Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council at Corbin High School to select that’s school’s new principal.

They’ll have a special meeting to do that Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Corbin Center, and to help them, they want your input by taking a survey.

That survey is online, and can be accessed by going to www.surveymonkey.com/s/B3MVVKZ.

In an open meeting last week, Corbin High SBDM Council members identified and listed items which might be considered as criteria for selecting the new principal. As a result, they’re seeing input from students, staff and community members before they finalize the criteria.

The online site lets you list the top five criteria you’d consider to be the most important in selecting a principal. The selection criteria is listed in random order, and there are 16 answers already selected. You just click on, highlight and leave your answers in place.

Among the selection criteria listed include answers such as: “Is (the person nominated) actively involved and engaged in school activities, including extra-curricular and community events,” “Easily approachable and respected by students, staff, and community; demonstrates ability to achieve and maintain a culture of respect,” “Possesses a management style that recognizes teachers as leaders, not micro-managers,” “Fosters and promotes a safe and inviting environment,” and “Possesses effective communication skills in a variety of formats that convey a clear message and mission for CHS.”

There’s also a section called “What other qualities should be considered?”, which lets you type in your answer.

When you’re finished, just click on the “Done” button, and it’s automatically sent to the SBDM Council.

Council members said the survey should take about 3-5 minutes.

They’re asking you to respond to the survey before Wednesday at 10 a.m.

At Wednesday afternoon’s meeting, the SBDM Council will approve the minutes of their meeting held last Monday, Nov. 25, then review the criteria for selecting the new Corbin High Principal. They’ll then discuss the interview process, and then go into executive session. Once the executive session is over, they’ll go back into their regular meeting, announce the results of action taken at the executive session, and then adjourn.

“On the interview process part of the agenda, we would discuss the steps you would take in that process, so that everyone’s on the same page,” Corbin Independent Schools Superintendent Ed McNeel said Monday.

The position came open after John Derek Faulconer announced early last month he would resign as principal, in order to take a new position in Tennessee.

Falcouner, who had been Corbin High’s principal since July 2011, accepted a position to become principal of KCS Career Magnet Academy at Pellisippi State, a new magnet high school in Knox County, Tennessee. The new academy will be located on the Pellisippi State Community College campus in Strawberry Plains, east of Knoxville.

That school is expected to open in August 2014, and will focus on career pathways, along with college and career readiness.

Dave Cox is currently the interim principal of Corbin High. Cox was appointed on Nov. 11, and is also the administrative assistant at the district’s Central Office.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 10 arrested for drugs after investigation

    Ten people were arrested Thursday following a three-month investigation of illegal drug activity, according to Kentucky State Police Post 11 —  London Public Affairs Officer Trooper Lloyd Cochran.

    April 18, 2014

  • Jury trial May 14 for man in murder case

    A man facing murder charges after the December 2012 beating death of a Corinth Community man appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court Thursday.

    April 18, 2014

  • Police Roundup - April 18, 2014

    Two parents were charged with child endangerment early Thursday after they walked to Wal-Mart in North Corbin with a toddler, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

    April 18, 2014

  • Council members approve budget amendment

    Barbourville City Council members held the second reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Thursday — with no one there to hear it.

    April 18, 2014

  • London-Laurel Tourism Commission budget approved

    The 2014-2015 budget for the London-Laurel County Tourism Commission was approved at Tuesday’s meeting, according to Co-Director Kim Collier.

    April 18, 2014

  • London-Laurel Chamber holds monthly meeting

    The London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at the Jackson Energy Cooperative Community Room.

    April 18, 2014

  • Budget amendment gets first read

    Barbourville City Council members held the first reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Wednesday.

    April 17, 2014

  • Community garden meeting coming April 25

    Some folks in Knox County are looking at bringing some green space to Barbourville, and they need some help. But first, they’ll have an informational meeting on the community garden project next Friday, April 25.

    April 17, 2014

  • Crash on Wyan Road seriously injures two

    Two men remain in a Lexington hospital with serious injuries Wednesday, after they were involved in a one-car crash west of London Tuesday evening.

    April 17, 2014

  • Public meeting at Goldbug Vol. Fire and Rescue Dept.

    A public meeting is slated for 8 p.m. tonight at Goldbug Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, located at 869 Highway 26, Williamsburg.

    April 17, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter