Vance County Schools has announced that Dr. C’Monee Wilkins is the new principal of Clarke Elementary, effective immediately.
Wilkins has been assistant principal at Clarke Elementary since August 2022, according to information from VCS Chief Officer of Communication & Innovative Support Aarika Sandlin.
“Dr. Wilkins has great knowledge and expertise in the area of instructional leadership,” said VCS Superintendent Dr. Cindy Bennett.
Bennett stated that Wilkins will provide strong leadership to address needed changes that the district has identified for the 2023-24 school year.
“Her leadership and the strong team she is building will make Clarke Elementary a school to watch,” Bennett stated in a press release.
Prior to her arrival at Clarke Elementary, Wilkins had served as an instructional coach and mulit-classroom leader at Zeb Vance Elementary as as an English Language Arts teacher at Eaton-Johnson Middle.
Wilkins is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University. She got a masters in public administration from N.C. Central University and completed her doctoral studies in educational leadership at Fayetteville State University.
Dan Sandlin, an 18-year veteran in the field of education, will be the assistant principal at Clarke Elementary.