Education

NC charter schools group names new executive director

Posted February 27

The North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools has named Rhonda Dillingham as its new executive director.

— The North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools has named Rhonda Dillingham as its new executive director.

Dillingham co-founded Uwharrie Charter School in Asheboro and brings a decade of teaching and leadership experience from both public charter schools and district schools, according to the group.

“Mrs. Dillingham is a perfect fit for our consolidated organization’s renewed focus on providing valuable, accessible member services to public charter schools and their teachers. Her experience as a charter school co-founder and a teacher bring great understanding of current, on-the-ground issues and needs of our members,” NCAPCS co-chair Lisa Gordon-Stella said in a statement.

Dillingham will begin the job on March 10.

“It is a unique opportunity to lead an established, recognized organization at a time of re-launch," Dillingham said in a statement. "I look forward to revealing our new online presence featuring useful member services and resources, as well as to develop media efforts highlighting daily life and accomplishment of our member charter schools, their students, and teachers."

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