Saturday, July 22, 2023

Oconee County Schools Will Begin School Year With 126 New Hires, Including 24 Expansion Positions

***Amended Budgets Add $10.2 Million In Revenue***

Oconee County Schools begins the school year on Aug. 2 with 126 new hires, including 93 new certified employees, 78 of whom are teachers, Justin Cofer, Chief Human Resources Officer, told the Oconee County Board of Education on Monday.

More than half of those new teachers have six or more years of teaching experience, he said, and 64 percent of the certified new hires have advanced degrees.