Assistant Superintendent for Academics
A Wake County native and the son of a long-time WCPSS educator, Drew Cook began his career as a social studies teacher and coach at Garner Magnet High School in 1997. He served as an Assistant Principal and then Principal of Garner Magnet High from 2005 to 2014. He was named the WCPSS Principal of the Year in 2011 and the North Carolina High School Principal of the Year in 2012. Prior to becoming the Assistant Superintendent for Academics in 2019, he served in Central Services for several years as the Senior Director for High School Programs. Mr. Cook holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UNC-Wilmington and a Master of School Administration degree from North Carolina State University.