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UCPS personnel updates for the 2019-2020 school year

The UCPS Communications Office would like to provide an update on personnel appointments and transfers that were approved by the Board of Education at the June 4 and June 24 meetings.

The administrative changes will take place in July 2019.

  • Kasha Giddins has been named principal at Monroe Middle School.  Mrs. Giddins is currently the principal at Timber Creek Regional School High School in Sicklerville, NJ.

  • Denny Ferguson has been named principal at New Salem Elementary. Mr. Ferguson is currently the principal at Monroe Middle. Mr. Bryan Lynip, principal at New Salem Elementary, has been named an assistant principal at Benton Heights Elementary.

  • Dr. Jonathan Tyson has been named director of research and accountability. Dr. Tyson is currently the principal at Piedmont High School.

  • Mr. Dylan Stamey has been named principal at Piedmont High School. Mr. Stamey is currently the assistant principal at Piedmont High School.

  • Dr. Tracy Strickland has been named director of student support. Currently, Dr. Strickland is the principal at Piedmont Middle School.

  • Mrs. Cassie Eley has been named principal at Piedmont Middle School. Mrs. Eley is currently a principal at Walter Bickett Elementary.

  • Dr. Rachel Clarke has been named the director of the after school program. Dr. Clarke is currently the principal at Kensington Elementary School.

  • Terry Vaughn has been named principal at Kensington Elementary School. Mr. Vaughn is currently the assistant principal at Metamora Township High School in Metamora, IL.

  • Mrs. Suzanne Thompson will transition to an assistant principal position. Currently, Mrs. Thompson is the director of the after school program.

  • Mr. Adrien Porter has been named site administrator at the career readiness academy in partnership with South Piedmont Community College. Mr. Porter is currently an assistant principal at Forest Hills High School.

  • Mr. Nelson Garner has been named district athletic director. Mr. Garner is currently the athletic director at Parkwood High School. Mr. Doug Jones retired April 1, 2019.

  • Dr. Cindy Croffut has been named principal at East Union Middle School. Dr. Croffut is currently the director of elementary education. Mr. Terrance Sanders resigned effective June 30, 2019.

  • Mrs. Elizabeth Allen has been named principal at Parkwood Middle School. Mrs. Allen is currently serving as the interim principal at Parkwood Middle School.

  • Mrs. Yubely Zolke has been named principal at Waxhaw Elementary School. Mrs. Zolke is currently the assistant principal at Benton Heights Elementary School of the Arts.

  • Dr. Laurel Healy has been named director of K12 curriculum instruction. She is currently the director of secondary education.

  • Mr. Brian Davis has been named director of career readiness. Mr. Davis is currently the CTE coordinator.
Posted: June 10, 2019/ Updated: June 25, 2019