Friday, June 22, 2012

Mattocks named principal of Carrboro High

LaVerne MattocksLaVerne Mattocks has been named the new principal of Carrboro High School for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.

Ms. Mattocks' hiring was approved by the Board of Education at the June 21 Board Meeting. Members of the Carrboro High School SIT team, as well as district administrative leadership, participated in the interview process.

Superintendent Dr. Thomas Forcella said "Ms. Mattocks brings a wealth of instructional experience and knowledge to the Carrboro High community, in addition to a positive and enthusiastic spirit of collaboration. Ms. Mattocks is committed to helping students grow and achieve to their full potential. We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Mattocks to the Carrboro High School community."

Ms. Mattocks has served as principal at the Phoenix Academy here at CHCCS for the past three years, where she has done an exemplary job. She previously served as an assistant principal at Hillside High School, Charles E. Jordan High School, and Riverside High School, all in Durham, NC; as well as at Orange High School in Hillsborough, NC.

Ms. Mattocks holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from UNC Wilmington; a Master of Arts degree in School Administration from UNC Chapel Hill; and is currently working toward an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Supervision at NC State.

The CHCCS community is excited about Ms. Mattocks' appointment as the new principal at Carrboro High. She will begin her new role in July.

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