Scott Fearrington was named as the district’s new Director of Transportation. Fearrington began his work with the district in 1998. He most recently served as the Community Schools Program Supervisor, a position he has held since 2011. He also has experience as a Community Schools site director and bus driver.
“Mr. Fearrington has invested in building collaborative relationships with parents, students and staff for 17 years,” said Assistant Superintendent Dr. Todd LoFrese. “He is appropriately prepared for the challenges of this important position, and he has earned the full trust of our school principals and district leadership.”
Tomeka Ward-Satterfield is the new principal at Phillips Middle School. She has served as an assistant principal at East Chapel Hill High since 2009, and at Graham High School in Alamance County from 2008 to 2009. Ward-Satterfield also worked for ten years in Durham Public Schools as a teacher assistant, teacher, counselor and testing coordinator.
“Ms. Ward-Satterfield is an excellent fit for Phillips Middle School,” said Arasi Adkins, Executive Director of Human Resources. “She brings a robust combination of educational leadership experience and relationship-building skills that make her well-suited to lead the school.”
The Board of Education also named Ileana Herrera, currently an assistant principal with Chatham County Schools, as an assistant principal for Chapel Hill High School.