Update: Warren Co. Educational institutions announces appointments to leadership positions | Information

Warren County Schools’ Interim Superintendent Keith Sutton and the board of schooling have produced seven key appointments leading into the 2021-22 college calendar year — a chief Conversation and Engagement officer, 5 principals and an interim assistant principal.

The appointments are as follows:

• Main Communication and Engagement officer, Heather Lawing, (Start out day: to be determined)

• Principal, Mariam Boyd Elementary College, Kendra Davis (productive Aug. 11)

• Principal, Vaughan Elementary School,  Sophelia McMannen (start day: TBD)

• Principal, Warren County Center University, Dr. Dennis Carrington (helpful Aug. 11)

• Principal, Warren New Tech Large University, John Environmentally friendly (effective Aug. 12)

• Principal, Warren County Large University, Dr. Keesha Lewis (effective Aug. 12)

• Interim Assistant Principal, Warren County High University, Angela Lee-Easter (successful Aug. 12)

“I am fully commited to guaranteeing we have the proper individuals in the ideal positions to finest guidance our workers, pupils, and people,” mentioned Interim Superintendent Keith Sutton. “These instruction gurus realize the relevance of creating guaranteed our college students and staff come to feel valued, supported, and challenged. I’m happy of the management team we’re placing with each other and glance ahead to doing work with each other to make this an enjoyable and prosperous school calendar year for all of our students.”

Fulfill these faculty program leaders

• Heather Lawing 

Sutton mentioned that the main Communication and Engagement officer is a new situation for the university district to spotlight faculty functions and achievements, improve communication with workers and families, improve the school system’s social media existence, get the job done with news corporations and manage general public records requests.

“We are thrilled to have Heather Lawing, bringing her 23 several years of working experience functioning in local news and faculty community relations to advantage Warren County, our college students, and our workers,” he extra.

For the previous 6 years, Lawing has been a senior administrator of Communications for the Wake County Community School Procedure in Cary. Prior to joining WCPSS, she labored for 17 many years as a reporter and news anchor in central and japanese North Carolina, with a concentration on masking condition and neighborhood education issues and college units. 

“I’m energized to assistance showcase some of the wonderful items happening each day in Warren County Educational facilities,” Lawing said. “I look ahead to listening to staff, learners, people, and other customers of the local community to discover how I can best assistance and provide Warren County.”

• Kendra Davis

Kendra Davis has invested her overall 26-year academic job in Warren County Educational institutions, doing the job as a instructor for 20 several years and an tutorial mentor for three many years. Davis was named assistant principal at Mariam Boyd Elementary College in 2018 and interim principal in June 2021. 

“Kendra Davis is a organic in shape to guide Mariam Boyd Elementary,“ Sutton stated. “She understands the day-to-day successes and problems facing instructors since she’s experienced the very same experiences in the classroom. She’s been a chief in this college for yrs, and I appear ahead to viewing Mariam Boyd carry on to thrive below her management as principal.”

“I am honored to be picked out as principal of Mariam Boyd Elementary School for the reason that this is where by I received my foundation,” Davis claimed. “I appear ahead to empowering our youthful individuals to be successful innovators in this ever changing culture.”

• Sophelia McMannen

Sophelia McMannen joins Warren County Colleges from Granville County Community Educational facilities, wherever she was assistant principal at Wilton Elementary in Franklinton for the previous five decades and formerly invested two many years as an assistant principal in Nash County. McMannen began her vocation in schooling as a trainer at West Oxford Elementary for 13 many years.

“Sophelia McMannen is a terrific addition to our Warren County Educational institutions relatives,“ Sutton mentioned. “It states a ton about our district when we’re in a position to draw in top quality people today from exterior of Warren County. Vaughan Elementary is in good arms.” 

“I am very proud and thrilled to sign up for this incredible school community, McMannen claimed. “I’m looking forward to an wonderful chance to establish associations with Vaughan Elementary staff, learners, and their people, and guaranteeing each baby is offered with an excellent educational knowledge.”

• Dr. Dennis Carrington

Dr. Dennis Carrington started out his teaching profession 18 years ago at Warren County Middle University, exactly where he will now guide the college as principal. He has been a role design to college students as a Business Schooling teacher, Exclusive Populations coordinator, assistant principal, and principal. He became the interim principal at Warren County Center in June 2020, guiding the faculty by means of the uncertainty of the world pandemic and will carry on that steering as principal.

“I love looking at educators improve their capabilities and harness their skills in excess of the several years, and then just take all of that experience back again to where by they begun, like Dr. Dennis Carrington,“ Sutton mentioned. “In Warren County, we’re fully commited to nurturing our employees as nicely as our students, and we acquire delight in viewing our homegrown expertise guide the way for others.”

“It is an honor and privilege to return wherever I started,” Carrington stated. “I am dedicated to the students, family members, and staff at Warren County Middle Faculty to develop the leaders of now and tomorrow.”

• John Green

For the past two a long time, John Green has been the principal of Warren County High University. He began his profession in education as a teacher assistant at Northside Elementary. He worked 12 a long time as a instructor and 15 many years in university administration.

“We’re delighted to have John Inexperienced bringing his talents and know-how to Warren New Tech Large University,“ Sutton reported. “He is an knowledgeable substantial faculty administrator who can convey steadiness and consistency to Warren New Tech High Faculty. He’s shown a selfless commitment to pupils, undertaking what ever it takes to help them triumph.”

“It is in truth an honor to come to be a section of the Knight family,” Inexperienced stated. “As the recently appointed principal of the New Tech Higher College, I program to keep on the eyesight of educating students and meeting the wants of the entire youngster. I will go on performing with our students, employees, family members, and the group for the accomplishment of all pupils in Warren County Faculties.”

Dr. Keesha Lewis 

Dr. Keesha Lewis has been the assistant principal of Warren County Significant College for the past two a long time. Prior to coming to Warren County, she was an educational coach in Elizabeth Metropolis and started out her vocation in education teaching science for six a long time in Winston-Salem.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Keesha Lewis changeover to the principal situation at Warren County Higher,” Sutton stated. “She is a tested administrator with a laser-like aim on teachers. This is a good option to put Dr. Lewis’s abilities in the direction of improving upon scholar functionality.

“I am immensely grateful to be supplied the prospect to serve as principal of Warren County Higher Faculty.” Lewis claimed. “I am thrilled to assist students and personnel reach their total prospective.” 

•Angela Lee-Easter 

For the previous calendar year, Angela Lee-Easter has been the interim assistant principal at Warren County Middle University. She started out her 20-year job in training as a Head Start off lead instructor. She has also served as an Intervention and Remediation facilitator, Career and Technical Instruction teacher, and Small business Education and learning instructor.

“Angela Lee-Easter has a nicely-rounded academic background and a wealth of practical experience,” Sutton mentioned. “Her abilities will enhance and aid Dr. Lewis’s initiatives to increase academic accomplishment at Warren County Substantial and give worthwhile help to our learners and staff members.”

“I am truly ecstatic to have the opportunity to function with Dr. Keesha Lewis and the excellent WCHS staff members,” Lee-Easter stated. “It is our endeavor to make a culture where all college students can be productive.”