Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services
Jill McKenna has spent more than two decades working in special education. She has a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Western Carolina University, and a Master of School Administration from N.C. State University. She began her career as a special education teacher in Greensboro, then Johnston County. She served as Director of Exceptional Children Programs in Johnston County and Senior Executive Director of Student Support Services in Person County before moving to the Wake County Public School System in 2018. She served as the WCPSS Senior Director of Policy and Fiscal Compliance for Special Education Services before beginning her current leadership position in November 2021.