Assistant Superintendents and Officers
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
A.J. Muttillo | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Muttillo is proud to have served the Wake County Public School System for his entire career in education. After beginning his career in 1997 as a middle school English teacher, he has held a variety of school-based leadership roles, including tenures as a middle school and high school principal. Dr. Muttillo holds degrees in Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from East Stroudsburg University (PA), Master of School Administration from North Carolina State University, and Doctor of Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services
Karen Hamilton | email@example.com
Karen Hamilton was named Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services in February 2013. Prior to joining WCPSS she worked as a special education teacher in Hoke and Cumberland Counties in North Carolina and in Bethlehem, Pa. Before returning to special education, Karen had previously worked in a number of central level positions in WCPSS Special Education Services from 1990 to 1998. She also served as principal of Longview School from 1998 to 2007 before returning to Central Services as Director for Counseling and Student Services until 2013.
Assistant Superintendent for Data, Research, and Accountability
Bradley McMillen | firstname.lastname@example.org
After receiving his Masters and PhD in Education from the University of North Carolina, Dr. McMillen has held research and evaluation positions at both the state and local school district level since 1999. He has served in leadership roles for professional organizations related to educational research and assessment at the state and national level, including the North Carolina Association for Research in Education and the Directors of Research and Evaluation. Dr. McMillen has given numerous presentations to professional and community groups and published studies on a number of education topics, including school size, year-round schools, the achievement gap, and equity issues in course placements and related student outcomes.
Assistant Superintendent for Equity Affairs
Dr. Rodney Trice | email@example.com
Dr. Rodney Trice was named Assistant Superintendent for Equity Affairs in July 2014. Prior to joining WCPSS, he served as Executive Director for Curriculum, Instruction & Technology and later Associate Superintendent for Student & School Services and Equity Oversight with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Dr. Trice has served in leadership roles for professional organizations focused on educational equity at the state and national level, and has led numerous workshops for schools and districts around the country on promoting equity in education. Dr. Trice graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga). He received a Masters in School Leadership from the University of Detroit Mercy and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Mark Winters | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Winters became WCPSS's finance officer in 2000. His previous service to the school system's accounting department includes senior director from 1998, director from 1992, associate director in 1992, and accounting supervisor in 1991. Before joining the school system he was controller of Caroline Management Corporation.