About 1 in 4 colleges are receiving a new principal in the Memphis-Shelby County Faculties district’s standard colleges, the 40 positions among the several new hires which also include improvements to the district’s faculty safety workforce and its best cabinet leadership.
Superintendent Joris Ray declared the new hires Tuesday at a board assembly, pointing out the district also manufactured management variations at the three Achievement University District universities in Frayser returning to MSCS from the state oversight in the drop. Most of the appointments are inside hires.
At the cabinet degree, replacing recently departed chief of communications Jerica Phillips is Cathryn Stout, currently the editor at Chalkbeat Tennessee, a nonprofit instruction news website with bureaus across the region. Stout is 1 of a handful of the hires introduced Tuesday from outside the house the district.
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And Carolyn Jackson, not too long ago introduced as the interim chief of the district’s safety and safety, has come to be the everlasting leader of the division. The prior chief, Gerald Darling, retired at the close of January right after 13 decades with the Memphis district.
“The finest is however to come,” Ray advised the new hires. They gained a standing round of applause in the board auditorium, wherever most of the seats were reserved and other assembly attendees were in an overflow area outside the auditorium.
MSCS has yet to announce the conclusions of a protection and safety audit it introduced in October right after a college student survived a capturing by a classmate in a college stairwell. Previous Memphis Police Division chief Toney Armstrong was tasked with leading the review in Oct, on a contract written to not exceed $99,000 and to be complete at the close of June.
Jackson’s department will include things like a new Deputy Main of Safety and Protection Greg Sanders. Sanders, a 29-calendar year veteran of MPD, was beforehand the director of safety. Director of Protection, Terrence Riley and Director of Basic safety, Lakira Elliott, who have each by now been doing work in the department.
A checklist of the director-stage central workplace hires, supplied by the university district is beneath.
In March, the district demanded scores of university-stage staff members to reapply to their employment in “clean starts,” component of a new academic restructuring Ray embarked on a yr back. The superintendent declared dozens of new hires last summer time, far too. Those people had been also mainly inside promotions.
Of the district’s 214 universities, 56 are constitution universities, leaving most of the other individuals as faculties instantly run by the faculty district. Of individuals, 40 are acquiring new principals for the approaching university year, the district introduced.
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Among them are Shenise Anderson, the current principal of Alton Elementary, which just ended its last university 12 months and is closing as element of the district’s Reimagining 901 facilities plan. Anderson will be the principal at AB Hill Elementary, wherever Alton Elementary students will be zoned relocating ahead.
Shady Grove Elementary College, a next university that just wrapped up its closing 12 months and will shut, will see its the latest principal, Nicholas Dominquez, as the new principal at Macon Corridor Elementary.
This slide, Tennessee is returning the Frayser universities it instantly oversaw to MSCS. 4 universities operating in a few buildings, the district’s board voted to incorporate the educational facilities that were in the very same building. The new principals at these soon-to-be former Accomplishment College District colleges are: Georgian Hills Elementary’s new principal Derrick McIntosh, Whitney Elementary’s new principal Vonda Beaty and at the newly combined Frayser/Corning Elementary, DeAnglea Graham.
All new principals are outlined below.
New central business office hires, as delivered by MSCS:
- Chief of Safety & Protection: Carolyn Jackson
- Deputy Chief of Security & Protection: Greg Sanders
- Director of Stability: Terrence Riley
- Director of Protection: Lakira Elliott
- Assistant Superintendent of Large School: Docia Generette-Walker
- Assistant Superintendent of Center School: Daniel Jack
- Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction: Amie Marsh
- Assistant Superintendent of Experienced Learning & Assistance: Tracie Scott
- Instructional Leadership Director: Terrence Brittenum
- Instructional Leadership Director: Yvette Renfroe
- Tutorial Leadership Director: Phyllis Jones
- Central Business office Management Support: Ron Schuyler
- Academic Technologies Director: Robert Davis II
- Director of Early Literacy: Lashanda Fason
- Director of HS Innovation: Keenan Sloan
- Director of HR Strategic Placement: Rod Peterson
New college principals:
- AB Hill Elementary: Shenise Anderson
- Alcy Elementary: Eureka McAfee
- Balmoral-Ridgeway Elementary: Erika Lowe
- Cordova Elementary: Tonya Miller
- Crump Elementary: Tiffany Curry
- Double Tree Elementary: Jacqueline Brown Lewis
- Frayser/Corning Elementary: DeAnglea Graham
- Georgian Hills Elementary: Derrick McIntosh
- Hickory Ridge Elementary: Krystal Bledsoe
- Keystone Elementary: Tia James
- LaRose Elementary: Staci Hendrix
- Lucie E. Campbell Elementary: Michael Gee
- Macon Hall Elementary: Nicholas Dominquez
- Rozelle Elementary: Taurus Hines
- Whitney Elementary: Vonda Beaty
- Winchester Elementary: James Patton
- Dexter K-8: Patrick Certion
- Hamilton K-8: Quay Jackson-Porter
- A. Maceo Walker Middle: Leslie Financial institutions
- American Way Middle: Larissa Jackson
- Colonial Middle: Kamiah Turner
- Cordova Center: Christopher Hardiman
- Craigmont Center: LaKeisha Haywood
- Hickory Ridge Middle: James Gordon
- Mt. Pisgah Middle: Danielle Berry-Leach
- Raleigh Egypt Middle: Dione Curry
- Ridgeway Middle: Kimberly Shaw
- Sherwood Middle: Markenston Jean-Louis
- Treadwell Middle: Brandon Hill
- Woodstock Center: Willie Bolden
- Bolton Higher: Brandon Poyner
- East Substantial: Pamela McKinley
- Germantown Superior: Jon Stencel
- Melrose High: Derrick Hardaway
- Ridgeway Significant: Philip Nelson
- Southwind High: John Bush
- Wooddale Substantial: LaTonja Robinson
- Kingsbury Occupation & Technical Centre: Charisse Wooding
- Sheffield Vocation & Technical Center: Timothy Batts
- Southwest Profession & Specialized Middle: William Taylor
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