By Megan Miller, Editor
JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Jefferson County Board of Education has accepted the resignation of its former human resources director, Brett Kirkham.
Jefferson County BOE spokeswoman Nez Calhoun said a special meeting was held at 3 p.m., and Kirkham’s resignation is effective on September 30.
Kirkham pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on August 11. He was previously indicted on federal charges of enticing a minor and receiving and possessing child pornography on July 29.
He still faces charges in state court on one count from Jefferson County of a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student and another count from Tuscaloosa County on the same charge, and additionally possession of child pornography. The charges allegedly involve the same victim.
His bond was set at $500,000 and he remains in jail.