Search begins for new county schools superintendent: “The Floyd County Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Completed applications will be accepted through April 30. Position start date will be July 1, 2018. All applications and résumés must be submitted directly via mail or email to Brinson Askew Berry, Attn: April McCreless, PO Box 5007, Rome, Ga. 30162-5007 or email@example.com
Rome City Schools approved two changes to the central office staff for the 2018-19 school year. Both Dr. JoAnn Moss and Tonya Wood will take new positions.
- Moss, an educator since 1966, began her career in Rome City Schools and has served at the elementary and middle school levels. Currently, she is the principal of Elm Street Elementary where she has helped to connect the school to community partners for the past 18 years. She will serve at Central Office as Director of Development and Special Programs. In her new role, she will explore partnerships and opportunities for technology based projects in order to form new community relationships that help to serve the students of Rome City Schools. Part of her focus will also be program development for the new sixth-grade STEAM Academy.
- Wood, currently North Heights principal, also will take on a new role at Central Office. Wood was hired by Rome City Schools as Assistant Principal of East Central and Southeast Elementary in 2000. In 2004, she became Principal at East Central Elementary until filling her current role as Principal of North Heights Elementary in 2011. As Grant Coordinator for Rome City Schools, Wood will work with the 21st Century Grants, in order to help the entire system find new ways to fund special projects. Wood was instrumental in the success of North Heights becoming STEM certified and will assist with other STEM grants across the system.