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May 12, 2013Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools announced two new administrative assignments during the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education meeting held May 9. Robin May was named the new Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction. Elizabeth Jenkins was named the new Principal of Baskerville Elementary.
Robin May, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
Robin May has spent her career in education serving the students of Nash-Rocky Mount Mount Public Schools. May taught at Southern Nash Junior High and served as an assistant principal at Nash Central Junior High and Nash Central High for a combined seven years of experience. May also served as principal at M.B Hubbard Elementary for four years, principal at Red Oak Middle for two years, and most recently, served the district as Executive Director for Secondary Schools since 2011.
She holds a Bachelor's degree in Middle Grades Education from UNC-Chapel Hill and received her Master's degree in Administration and Curriculum from East Carolina University. May said she is excited to take on the role of Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction.
"I see this new role as a tremendous opportunity to impact teaching and learning every day. Teaching and learning is the heart and soul of what we do," May said. "Serving in this capacity also provides me with the opportunity to implement our iConnect initiative as an extension of our commitment to rigorous and relevant instruction."
Elizabeth Jenkins, Principal of Baskerville Elementary School
Elizabeth Jenkins has served as an administrator in the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools system since 2008. Over the course of her career in education, Jenkins taught vocational classes at the middle and high school level, in South Carolina, Georgia, and in Wilson, NC. She also served as an Academically and Intellectually Gifted/Curriculum lead teacher for eight years and as an assistant principal in Wilson before joining NRMPS. She has a combined seven years of experience as an assistant principal at schools including Nash Central Middle, Williford Elementary, and most recently Red Oak Middle.
Jenkins holds a Bachelor's degree in Home Economics Education from Winthrop College (now Winthrop University) and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from East Carolina University.
She said she looks forward to working with the students, staff, parents and supporters of the Baskerville Elementary School community, as the school's new leader.
"Being principal at Baskerville Elementary provides me with the opportunity to serve our students, serve our community and provide the best education possible to ensure the success of all of our children." Jenkins said.
Jenkins will begin her role as Principal of Baskerville Elementary May 15. May starts the position of Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction beginning July 1.