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NHC Board of Education Approves Administrative Positions for 2019-2020 School Year


 

The New Hanover County Board of Education approved the following new school administrators and administrative changes for the 2019-2020 school year at their monthly meeting on August 6, 2019: 

  • Dr. LaChawn Smith will become the Deputy Superintendent.  Dr. Smith previously served as the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and Academic Accountability.
  • Julie Askew will become the Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services.  Ms. Askew previously served as the Executive Director of Special Education and Related Services.
  • Askia Kirby will become the principal at Williston Middle School.  Mr. Kirby previously served as NC Star Specialist.
  • Ashley Goodlett will become the assistant principal at Castle Hayne Elementary School.  Ms. Goodlett previously served as an assistant principal at Wiley Magnet Middle School in Winston Salem.
  • Loretta Kimble will become the assistant principal at Trask Middle School.  Ms. Kimbel previously served as an administrative intern and teacher at Cumberland County Schools.
  • Amanda Barbour will become the assistant principal at Ashley High School.  Ms. Barbour previously served as a principal intern at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy and Wrightsboro Elementary School and is a North Carolina Principal Fellow.
  • Justin Fischetti will become the assistant principal at Hoggard High School.  Mr. Fischetti previously served as a principal intern at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy and Bradley Creek Elementary School.
  • Elizabeth Jones will become the assistant principal at Isaac Bear Early College High School.  Ms. Jones previously served as an Instructional Coach for Brunswick County Schools.
  • Jarelle Lewis will become the Title IX Director.  He previously served as the Title IX Coordinator at Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota.  
  • Patricia Williams will become the Director of Special Education. Mrs. Williams previously served as the Assistant Director of Special Education.

 

Dr. LaChawn Smith
Julie Askew
Askia Kirby, Loretta Kimble, Elizabeth Jones, Patty Williams, Amanda Barbour, and Justin Fischetti

(Pictured top l-r: Dr. LaChawn Smith, Julie Askew, lower l-r: Askia Kirby, Loretta Kimble,
Elizabeth Jones, Patty Williams, Amanda Barbour, and Justin Fischetti;
not pictured: Ashley Goodlett and Jarelle Lewis)