Jackie Ellis

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Jackie Ellis was named Chief of Schools in 2018. Prior to returning to the Wake County Public School System, she served as the assistant superintendent of Middle School Teaching, Learning, and Leadership in  Durham Public Schools. In addition, Ms. Ellis held positions of assistant superintendent for Human Resources and western area superintendent in the Wake County Public School System and the middle school director and an assistant superintendent of Human Resources in Durham Public Schools, and a middle and high school principal in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Jackie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in middle grades education at East Carolina University and a Master of School Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.