Governing Board

About the Governing Board

The Public School Partnership Governing Board consists of district Superintendents, the Reich College of Education Dean, the College of Arts and Sciences Dean, and the Director or designee of the Northwest Regional Educational Service Alliance (NWRESA). The Board establishes policies within which the Partnership will operate. They meet quarterly each year with additional meetings called when necessary. The Board is also responsible for approving fiscal expenditures. The chairperson will be chosen each year by vote of the Governing Board.

Membership

Chad Beasley

Superintendent
Alleghany County Schools

Mark Byrd

Superintendent
Wilkes County Schools

Trisha Caviness-Bliss

Director
Public School Partnership, Reich College of Education

Myra Cox

Superintendent
Elkin City Schools

Scott Elliott

Superintendent
Watauga County Schools

Jennifer Hefner

Superintendent
Alexander County Schools

Monica Lambert

Associate Dean
Reich College of Education

Anna Lankford

Director of Curriculum and Instruction
NW Regional Education Service Alliance

Don Phipps

Superintendent
Caldwell County Schools

Larry Putnam

Superintendent
Burke County Schools

Tracie Salinas

Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences

Melba Spooner

Dean
Reich College of Education

Bryan Taylor

Superintendent
Avery County Schools

Phyllis Yates

Superintendent
Ashe County Schools