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Board of Education approves principal, administrator positions at December 16 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its December 16 meeting:

  • Brian Pittman, Senior Director for Middle School Programs, has been appointed Principal of Holly Springs High School
  • Cynthia Yaeger, Teacher at Holly Grove Middle School, has been appointed Assistant Principal at Davis Drive Middle School
  • Jena Wojdylo-Kehler, Teacher at Wildwood Forest Elementary School, has been appointed Assistant Principal at Cedar Fork Elementary School
  • Cathy Williams, Retiree, has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Enloe High School
  • Charles Langley, Retiree, has been appointed Interim Principal at Salem Middle School
  • John R. Umstead, Jr., Retiree, has been appointed Interim Principal at Yates Mill Elementary School
  • Thomas Dixon, Retiree, has been named Interim Principal at Apex High School
  • Vicki Perry, Retiree, has been named Interim Principal at Harris Creek Elementary School
  • Mary K. Warren, Retiree, has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Fuquay-Varina Elementary School
  • R. Gregory Welsh, Retiree, has been named Interim Assistant Principal at Panther Creek High School
  • Wiladean Thomas, Retiree, has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Banks Road Elementary School
  • Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

Board of Education approves principal, administrator positions at December 2 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its December 2 meeting:

  • Kristana Rogers, Assistant Principal at East Wake School of Health and Science, has been named Interim Principal of the school.
  • Christopher Bradford, Assistant Principal at Enloe High School, has been named Assistant Principal at Green Hope High School.
  • Jack Zellmer, Applicant, has been named Assistant Principal at Wakefield Elementary School.
  • Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

Board of Education approves principal, administrator appointments at November 18 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its November 18 meeting:

  • Ramey Beavers, Retiree, has been named Interim Principal at Holly Springs High School
  • L. Roy Teel, Retiree, has been named Interim Principal of Timber Drive Elementary School
  • Christopher Coby, Teacher at Heritage Middle School, has been named Assistant Principal at Hodge Road Elementary School
  • Ryan Emelle, Teacher at Bugg Elementary School, has been named Assistant Principal at Wildwood Forest Elementary School
  • David Gaudet, Assistant Principal  at Davis Drive Middle School, has been named Assistant Principal at Davis Drive Middle School
  • Jolene Slonac, Teacher at Wake Forest Elementary School, has been named Assistant Principal at Harris Creek Elementary School
  • Ricky Tarver, Teacher at Barwell Road Elementary School, has been named Assistant Principal at Barwell Road Elementary School
  • Anne Waechter, Magnet School Coordinator at Fox Road Elementary School, has been named Assistant Principal at Leesville Road Middle School
  • Linda Roberson, Retiree, has been named Interim Assistant Principal at Hodge Road Elementary School
  • Patricia Warren, Retiree, has been named Interim Assistant Principal at Garner High School
  • Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

WCPSS makes Advanced Placement Honor Roll for increased performance and participation

A three-year trend of increased participation and higher performance on Advanced Placement exams has earned the Wake County Public School System a place on the national AP District Honor Roll.

The recognition by the College Board, which oversees the Advanced Placement testing program, can be traced in large part to more minority students taking the exams. Continue Reading . . .

WCPSS board reviews plan for establishing technology baseline

Ensuring that students receive the maximum benefit from digital learning, the Wake County Public School System seeks to establish a baseline for student and teacher access to technology across the district.

A WCPSS team comprising principals and central services academics and technology leaders outlined the plan for school board members this afternoon. The plan would ensure a standard for placement and use of digital learning devices (laptops, tablets and other devices) for teachers and students at every school in the district. Continue Reading . . .

Board appoints new principals, administrators at October 21 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its October 21 meeting:

  • Timothy Locklair, Principal of Holly Springs High School, has been appointed Western Area Superintendent.
  • Marlo Gaddis, Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services, has been appointed Senior Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services.
  • Candace Watson, Assistant Principal at Carnage Middle School, has been appointed Principal of Lacy Elementary School.
  • Charles Langley, retiree, has been appointed Interim Principal at West Lake Middle School.
  • Jennifer Lecorchick, Teacher at Wendell Elementary School, has been appointed Assistant Principal at Lockhart Elementary School.
  • Jonathan Jessup, Principal of Mattamuskeet Early College High School, Hyde County Schools, has been appointed Assistant Principal at Millbrook High School.
  • Michael Clinkscales, Teacher Coordinator at Magnet Leadership Laboratory, has been appointed Assistant Principal at East Garner Middle School.

Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

Board appoints new principals, administrators at October 7 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its October 7 meeting:

  • Matthew Wight has been appointed Principal at Apex Friendship High School.
  • Edmund Gilewicz has been appointed Principal at Baucom Elementary School.
  • Mary Ellen Leach has been appointed Principal at Scotts Ridge Elementary School.
  • Jennifer Pitarra has been appointed Assistant Principal at Olive Chapel Elementary School.
  • Amy McGarry has been appointed Assistant Principal at Millbrook High School.
  • Brandon Thomas has been appointed Assistant Principal at Durant Road Elementary School.
  • Daniel Burch has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Garner High School.
  • Erin May has been appointed Assistant Principal at Olive Chapel Elementary School.
  • Kelly Ward has been appointed Assistant Principal at Leesville Road Middle School.
  • Linda Roberson has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Hodge Road Elementary School.
  • Lynnae Morris has been appointed Assistant Principal at Ligon Middle School.
  • Stephanie Smith has been appointed Assistant Principal at Fuquay-Varina High School.

Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

WCPSS accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, recently announced that the Wake County Public School System is one of 11 new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of school district superintendents committed to innovation.

WCPSS was selected from a competitive and national pool of applicants based on its leadership, evidence of results, innovative vision for learning and commitment to collaboration.

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Board appoints new principals, administrators at August 19 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its August 19 meeting:

  • Teresa Abron has been appointed Interim Principal at Powell Elementary School through September 12, then Carpenter Elementary School from September 15 through November 15.
  • Elena Ashburn has been appointed Assistant Principal at Garner Middle School.
  • Edna Fay Jones has been appointed Principal at Carpenter Elementary School.
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    Join us: Discuss the new school enrollment plan

    Wake County families,

    A fresh academic year has begun and we are eager to welcome thousands of new families as they start school in Wake County. We continue to be the largest school district in North Carolina, and one of the fastest-growing in the country.

    Thanks to strong public support of last year’s bond campaign, our facilities are also growing to accommodate our new families. During the next four years, we will build and open 17 schools. Three of these schools will open at the start of the 2015-16 school year (Abbotts Creek Elementary, Scotts Ridge Elementary, and Apex Friendship High).

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