New Hanover County Schools


Engaging Students, Achieving Excellence


Federal Programs

It is the mission of the NHCS Federal Programs Department to develop and support effective and efficient programs to ensure each student’s academic success.



6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412

Phone: (910) 254-4151

Fax: (910) 251-2922

Department Members

Dr. Jakki S. Jethro
Director of Elementary Education
Phone: 910-254-4151
Heather Underwood
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 910-254-4151
Melanie Rhyne
Title I Supervisor
Phone: 910-251-2952
David Glenn
Regional STEM Specialist
Phone: 910-520-8302 Ext:133