Wednesday, April 15, 2015

District Announces New Administrators

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has hired a new Chief Technology Officer.  Dr. Daniel Curry-Corcoran was approved by the Board of Education at its March 10 meeting.

Curry-Corcoran is currently the executive director of technology and accountability for the Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) in Newport News, VA and has spent two years in this position.  Prior to that for NNPS , Curry-Corcoran served as the executive director of accountability and the director of accountability.  He also worked for the Montgomery County Schools in Rockville, MD, where he was the coordinator of student assessment and the evaluation specialist.

Curry-Corcoran holds a bachelor of arts degree in English Education from Old Dominion University, and both a master of education degree in Educational Research and a doctor of philosophy degree in Educational Research from the University of Virginia.

Curry-Corcoran will join CHCCS in June.

Daniel Curry-Corcoran
incoming Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Amatullah Stanback was approved as the district's Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocate (BRMA) Coordinator at the Board's December 18, 2014 meeting.

Before joining the district, Stanback was the assistant principal at Holly Shelter Middle School in New Hanover County Schools for four years.  Prior to that, Stanback worked for Wake County Schools as a middle school assistant principal and a math teacher.

Stanback holds a bachelor of science degree in Mass Communications from Shaw University, certification in Middle Grades Mathematics from East Carolina University, a masters of administration in School Administration from the UNC-Chapel Hill, and a doctor of education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UNC-Wilmington.

At their December 18 meeting, the Board also approved transferring Kevin Kay as an assistant principal at Chapel Hill High to an assistant principal at Smith Middle effective January 20.

Kay had been an assistant principal at CHHS since 2010.  Before joining CHCCS, Kay was an assistant principal at a middle school and a high school English teacher in Massachusetts and a middle school English/Language Arts teacher in New York.  Kay has also coached boys' lacrosse and freshmen football at the high school level.

Kay holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Siena College in Loudonville, NY and a masters of education degree in Education from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA.

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