Chief Executive Officer
Teresa Russell, Superintendent
Debbie Benard, Executive Administrative Assistant
Department of Business & Finance
The Business and Finance Department coordinates the business operations of the school district including budget development, accounting and reporting, and purchasing. Maintenance services are also directed within this department.
Larry Livingston, Chief Financial Officer
Rosemary Moss, Financial Reporting Manager
Kathy Black, Payroll Supervisor
Amy Webb, Benefits Specialist
Victoria Harvell, Procurement Associate
Jessica Reggans, TIF Grant Data Coordinator
Department of Business Operations & Student and Family Services
The Business Operations / Student and Family Services Department coordinates transportation and pupil services including attendance, discipline, school security, and school health. This department promotes programs to actively involve families and the community in the education of children.
Art Garrett, Associate Superintendent, Chief Operations Officer
Opal Hay, Parent/Family Involvement Facilitator
Debi Clagg, Office Manager
Department of Human Resources and Strategy
The Human Resources and Strategy Department directs the recruitment, selection, and placement of qualified professional and classified personnel consistent with legal requirements. This department also assists with employee training and evaluation.
Toni Eubanks, Associate Superintendent, Chief Talent & Strategy Officer
Cindy Smith, School Health Coordinator
Deborah Woods, School Nurse/LPN
Julie Taylor, School Nurse/RN
Denita Jarratt, Director of Food Services
Annette Blair, School Nutrition Clerk
Deborah Byrum, School Nutrition Bookkeeper
Department of Curriculum and Accountability
The Curriculum and Accountability Department provides leadership in implementing quality instructional programs and customized professional development. Curriculum and Accountability also provides guidance in the selection of instructional materials and textbooks and coordinates district-wide mandated assessments.
Yvette Blue, Associate Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer
Michelle Tillman, Elementary Academic Supervisor
Jean Wills, Secondary Academic Supervisor
Maria Hart, Director of Instructional Technology
Kathy Foster, Director of Information Technology
Reed Brasfield, Computer Technician
Anthony Wicker, Computer Technician
Department of Assessment and Professional Learning
The Department of Assessment and Professional Development is responsible for the organization and administration of all testing including TCAP Achievement, EOC, Benchmark testing, the Writing Assessment, SAT 10, Plan/Explore, and CRA’s. Additionally, the department will plan, approve, and document all professional development activities.
Marjorie Vaulx, Executive Director of Assessment and Professional Learning
Department of Special Services
The Special Services Department is responsible for administering, monitoring, and coordinating the special education programs and services as outlined in IDEA federal legislation and local district policies. This department also coordinates the programs at the Haywood County Alternative Learning Center and the Haywood County Multiple Disabilities Class.
Bernice Thompson, Executive Director of Special Services
Denise Pearson, Special Education Instructional Specialist
Dr. Beth Tripp, School Psychologist
Wendy Hopper, Diagnostician
Demetris Burrell, Administrative Assistant
Department of Federal Programs
The Federal Programs Department is responsible for administering, monitoring, and coordinating all federal programs and services as outlined in federal legislation including NCLB. The department also encompasses School Nutrition, Preschool Education, Adult Basic Education, and the HELP before- and after-school and summer enrichment and tutorial programs.
Gina Rawson, Executive Director of Federal Programs
Pam Diebold, Director of Career and Technical Education
Jackie Whitten, Gear Up Coordinator
Cedric Bunch, 21st Century Coordinator
DEPARTMENT OF Physical Operations & Transportation
Kenneth Emerson, Executive Director of Physical Operations & Transportation
Ed Granberry, Maintenance Supervisor
Lloyd Collins, Transportation Supervisor
Brock DeFosse, Bus Maintenance
Thompson, Terry, Office Clerk