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Deputy Superintendent of Schools

The Deputy Superintendent of Schools is responsible for the oversight of multiple departments and the system wide alignment of major initiatives in the district. The Deputy Superintendent of Schools' oversight includes: Instructional Services and Continuous Improvement, Operations, Human Resources and Student Services.  The Deputy Superintendent of Schools' leadership of K-12 district priorities includes: testing and accountability, community affairs and partnerships, multimedia studio, leadership development, grant coordination, policies and guidelines, strategic plan implementation, and principal supervision. In addition, the Deputy Superintendent of Schools interacts with all district departments as a means of ensuring a culture of collaboration, alignment and continuous improvement in service to the district's students and employees.


Deputy Superintendent of Schools


Dr. Beth Folger


(910) 455-2211 Ext. 20301

200 Broadhurst Road

Jacksonville, NC 28540




Deputy Superintendent of Schools

Ms. Gwyneth Trimis

(910) 455-2211 Ext. 20300



Executive Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent


Mrs. Francine Hall

(910) 455-2211 Ext. 20303



Before and After School Coordinator



Deputy Superintendent of Schools – Team Members*

Dr. Barry Collins

(910) 455-1212 Ext. 20401

Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Student Services

Ms. Lauri Crowder

(910) 455-2211
Ext. 50828

Coordinator Multi Media Studio

Dr. Lesley Eason

(910) 455-2211
Ext. 20200

Associate Superintendent of Instruction and Continuous Improvement

Mr. Steve Myers

(910) 455-2211
Ext. 20500

Chief Officer of Operations

Mrs. Lisa Thompson

(910) 455-2211
Ext. 20206

Director of Accountability and Academic Improvement

Mrs. Suzie Ulbrich

(910) 455-2211
Ext. 20302

Public Information Officer


 Deputy Superintendent’s Biography

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