02-09-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #23


Title
Involuntary Termination of Instructional Employee, Maria T. Crabb

Discussion
Maria T. Crabb is an instructional employee of the District and was assigned to Stone Middle School as a teacher under a professional service contract.  The Superintendent has charged Ms. Crabb with failure to correct performance deficiencies and incompetency as set forth in the Superintendent's January 11, 2010, and January 25, 2010, letter attached hereto as Exhibit "A".

Recommendation
  1. Terminate the employment of teacher, Maria T. Crabb, and cancel her professional service contract effective February 9, 2010.
  2. In the event Ms. Crabb makes a timely request for a hearing, authorize the School Board Attorney to transmit the hearing request to the Division of Administrative Hearings for further proceedings.
  3. Authorize the Superintendent to retain services of counsel for the hearing process if requested.


Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 2/9/2010

Authority for Action
F.S. 1012.34(3)(d); F.S. 120.57

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Other

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Contact
Harold Bistline, School Board Attorney


Attachment:  Crabb 2.9.10.pdf