At its July 18 meeting, the Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Sherron Leplin, currently principal of the UNC Hospital School, as the district’s new executive director of exceptional children. Leplin brings a well-rounded background, along with a depth of experience, to her new role. She previously served as a principal with Durham Public Schools and Orange County Schools, as an exceptional children coordinator and assistant principal with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, and a counselor, coordinator and teacher with Guilford County Schools.
Leplin earned her doctorate and two master’s degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also earned a master’s degree from North Carolina A&T University and a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University.
The Board also approved Tony Widder as the interim assistant principal at Scroggs Elementary. Widder spent the past school year at Scroggs Elementary as an administrative intern. He also served as a math teacher for seven years at Reedy Creek Middle School in Wake County. Widder received his master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in Ohio.
|Dr. Sherron Leplin|
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