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NHCS Appoints New Principals and Other Administrators at July Board of Education Meeting

When students return to school in August, they will be greeted by some new faces to help them have the most successful school year possible. At the July 7, 2015 Board of Education meeting, the Board named four new principals, five new assistant principals and a new Title I Coach for the district.

Regina Wooten named principal of Wilmington Early College High School (WECHS)

Previously, Ms. Wooten served as the program coordinator at WECHS. Before that position, Ms. Wooten served as an English teacher at Laney High School, Lakeside High School, and Mosley Performance Learning Center. Her administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.

Ms. Wooten received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and she has a Master’s degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Regina Wooten, Principal of WECHS
Dr. Gerri Martin named Principal of Sunset Park Elementary School

Currently, Dr. Martin is serving as the education consultant for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. She has served in many capacities in the field of education that include superintendent in Orange County Schools and McDowell County Schools, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, principal, online instructor, assistant principal and teacher. Dr. Martin is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Martin’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.

Dr. Martin received a Bachelor of Arts degree at Wake Forest University and a Master’s degree in School Administration from Appalachian State University and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Dr. Gerri Martin, Principal of Sunset Park Elementary 

Susan Sellers named Principal of Rachel Freeman School of Engineering Elementary School

Currently, Ms. Sellers is serving as the school transformation coach with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Previously, she served as the lead achievement coach, principal, and assistant principal in Duplin County Schools. In addition, she taught at Pender High School with Pender County Schools and Union High School with Sampson County Schools. Ms. Seller’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.

Ms. Sellers received a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education and a Master’s degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Susan Sellers, Principal of Freeman Elementary 

Sam Kantrowitz named Principal of College Road Early Childhood Center

Currently, Mr. Kantrowitz is serving as the assistant principal at Myrtle Grove Middle School. Previously, he served as an assistant principal at Murrayville Elementary School and a teacher at Williston Middle School. In addition, he taught at Jefferson Davis Middle School in West Palm Beach, Fl. Mr. Kantrowitz’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.

Mr. Kantrowitz received a Bachelor’s degree at Point Park University and a Master’s degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Sam Kantrowitz, Principal of CRECC 

Jakki Jethro named Title ​I​ Schools Coach

Currently, Ms. Jethro is serving as the principal of Sunset Park Elementary School. Previously, she served as an assistant principal, lead mentor, and an elementary and middle school educator. Ms. Jethro’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.

Ms. Jethro received a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Jakki Jethro, Title I Coach

New Assistant Principals:​

Sabrina Hill-Black was appointed Assistant Principal of Virgo Preparatory Academy. Ms. Hill-Black's contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017. She is replacing Frankie Pollock Jr., who resigned.

Luis Cruz was appointed Assistant Principal of Roland-Grise Middle School. Mr. Cruz's contract is in effect until June 30, 2017. He is replacing Chris Vaughn, who was transferred to Carolina Beach Elementary School.

Calvin D. Miller was appointed Assistant Principal of Alderman Elementary School. Mr. Miller's contract is in effect until June 30, 2017.​ He will replace Dr. Laura Jennings, who is the new principal of Lake Forest Academy.

Dr. Leigh Gates was appointed Assistant Principal of Eaton Elementary School.
​Dr. Gates​'​ contract is in effect until June 30, 2017. She replaces Karla Curry who resigned.​

Dr. Rob Morgan was appointed Assistant Principal of New Hanover High School. His contract is in effect until June 30, 2017. He replaces Wanda Sloan, who was transferred to Laney High School.

  Sabrina Hill-Black, Assistant Principal, Virgo Preparatory Academy   Dr. Leigh Gates, Assistant Principal, Eaton Elementary  
  Sabrina Hill-Black
Assistant Principal
Virgo Preparatory Academy 
  Dr. Leigh Gates
Assistant Principal
Eaton Elementary 
 
 

 

 


Posted: 07/08/15