SCS hires new assistant superintendent

Published 2:53 pm Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Stanly County Schools has hired Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis as its new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, according to a SCS Facebook post on Thursday.

Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis has been hired as Stanly County School’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Her first day is June 15. Photo courtesy of SCS.

Blake-Lewis begin her career as a teacher at Spring Hill Middle School in Laurinburg in 1999 before becoming an assistant principal at Sycamore Lane Middle School in 2005.

She spent several years with Stanly County Schools, serving as principal at Ridgecrest Elementary School from 2007 to 2010 and as Dean of Instruction at Stanly Early College High School from 201o to 2012.

Blake-Lewis has served multiple positions within education since her original stint at SCS, including adjunct professor at Wingate University. Her most recent position was as regional support coach with the South Carolina Department of Education.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she received a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education from University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She also received a Master of Science degree in school administration from Fayetteville State University and a Doctor of Education from Wingate University.

The decision was made to hire Blake-Lewis during the May 27 school board meeting. Her first day will be June 15.



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Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

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