Dr. Scarlet A. Davis - Charles Owen Middle School, Enka High School, Glenn High School & Paisley IB Magnet School

Dr. Pat Woods - New Bern High School, West Craven Middle School, Robert Patton High School & East Alexander Middle School

Drs. Ann W. Davis and Larry Coble - Archdale Trinity Middle School, Toisnot Middle School, Pine Forest High School - Academy of Information Technology and Hamlet Middle School

Scarlet_Davis.jpgDr. Scarlet A. Davis, Associate Superintendent of Watauga County Schools, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Wake Forest University, a Master’s degree in instructional technology and a Doctorate in educational leadership from Appalachian State University.
Scarlet is a 25-year educational professional who has served in the positions of teacher, school administrator, and district specialist in technology and also in curriculum and instruction. In addition to these positions, she has served as director of technology, testing and accountability, and formative assessment. Dr. Davis served as Associate Superintendent of technology, accountability, and auxiliary services prior to accepting her current position of Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction where she oversees all district services relating to teacher development and student learning.

Dr. Davis has led Watauga County Schools in a successful 1:1 initiative for 1,500 high school students and over 100 teachers and is moving the district toward a 21st century learner-focused, global perspective transformation for 3,000 PK-8 students. She has implemented a local professional development model where master teachers work through professional learning communities to implement instructional strategies and resources based on the INTEL Teach program as well as internationally-identified best practices in technology infusion. Davis has secured community, business partnership, and grant funding to provide classroom technology equipment and digital resources for the district’s Global Learning Communities’ transformation.

Scarlet is a two-time National Board Certified Teacher, Adjunct Professor for the Master’s in Instructional Technology program at Appalachian State University, and is a consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in the area of test development and evaluation. She is a graduate of UNC’s World View Global Education Leaders’ Program and the UNC School of Government’s CeCTO program. She has been a guest panelist for the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and currently serves on numerous professional and civic boards including Cisco’s Global Education Leaders’ Exchange, Caldwell Community College’s Early Childhood Development Advisory Board, and the Watauga County Broadband Advisory Board. Dr. Davis has been a school and district teacher of the year as well as a finalist for the prestigious Wake Forest Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award. Her professional passion centers on teaching and learning with a global, multi-cultural perspective focused on creating student-centered, student-engaged educational opportunities in technology-rich environments.

Pat_Woods_Bio.jpgDr. Pat Woods, retired Secondary and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director for Kannapolis City Schools, received a Bachelor of Science degree from East Tennessee State University, a Master of Human Development and Learning from UNC-Charlotte, an Educational Specialist degree from Appalachian State University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Pat's background includes: Business Education and Cooperative EducationTeacher, Guidance Counselor, Assistant Principal, Central Office Administrator, and Interim Principal of A. L. Brown High School. In addition to serving as Secondary and CTE Director, Pat also served as the coordinator for the English as a Second Language (ESL) services. Serving in these dual roles provided her with the opportunity to work very closely with building level administrators, teachers, and staff.

Dr. Woods is a graduate of one of the first classes of the Assistant Principals' Executive Program (APEP). She has experience in leading Southern Association (SACS) visits and High Schools That Work (HSTW) Technical Assistance visits.

Dr. Woods is a certified trainer in the Ruby Payne Frameworks of Understanding Poverty. She has conducted poverty workshops for the middle and high school of Kanapolis City, the Southwest CTE Directors, and the Instructional Management Coordinators (IMC).
As an administrator with over thirty years of experience, Pat has always focused on being a team player. Teamwork is one of the most important aspects of leadership.