The following certified personnel actions were taken during Thursday's USD 457 Board of Education meeting:

Appointments: Judy Forgey, Garden City, is recommended for a mathematics position at Horace Good Middle School. She has three years’ experience; Heather Granacher, Bella Vista, Arkansas, is recommended for a speech/AVID position at Garden City High School. She has 12 years’ experience; Marisela Hernandez, Garden City, Kansas, is recommended for an early childhood position at Garfield Early Childhood Center. She is a first year teacher; Kimberly Kreutzer, Garden City, is recommended for a school nurse position at Charles Stones Intermediate Center. She is a first year school nurse; Imelda Ochoa, Garden City, Kansas, is recommended for a kindergarten position at Florence Wilson Elementary School. She is a former USD 457 teacher and has four years’ experience; Daniel Reeves, Kalamazoo, Michigan, is recommended for a music-keyboarding position at Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center. He is a first year teacher; Chelsea Smith, Holcomb, Kansas, is recommended for a school nurse position at Alta Brown Elementary School and Plymell Elementary School. She is a first year school nurse.

Transfers: Tyler Gates from computer/business position at Garden City High School to technology instructional coach TOSA position at the Educational Support Center; Danica Kitch from adaptive/interrelated position at Alta Brown Elementary School to adaptive/interrelated position at Georgia Matthews Elementary School; Jordyn Nikkila form first grade position at Georgia Matthews Elementary to ELF position at Garfield Early Childhood Center; Carlos Prieto from social studies position at Horace Good Middle School to social studies position at Garden City High School; Amanda Wilkinson from functional special education position at Abe Hubert Elementary School to Victor Ornelas Elementary School.

The following classified personnel actions were taken:

Resignations: Herbert Doughtery, night custodian at Alternate Education Center; Antonio Garcia, route driver for the transportation department; Able Medina, special education paraprofessional at Garfield Early Childhood Center; Gabriela Moreno, special education paraprofessional at Alta Brown Elementary School; Joseph Santana, special education paraprofessional at Horace Good Middle School; Miranda Unruh, deputy board clerk at the Educational Support Center.

Appointments: Guadalupe Camacho, administrative assistant at Kenneth Henderson Middle School; Elizabeth Fine, night custodian at Garden City High School; Lela Seavey, night custodian at Kenneth Henderson Middle School and Horace Good Middle School.

Terminations: Kantreal James, special education paraprofessional at Abe Hubert Elementary School; Shania Wilson, special education paraprofessional at Abe Hubert Elementary School.

Transfer: Brenda Strickland from night custodian at Kenneth Henderson Middle School/Horace Good Middle School to night custodian at the Alternate Education Center.