Media Room
Management Team 

The CMS management team is comprised of executive staff and learning community superintendents. To contact a member of the management team, click on the appropriate contact link and complete the form, including your name, address, phone number, email address, etc.



Dr. Heath Morrison


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Ann B. Clark

Deputy Superintendent

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Earnest Winston

Chief of Staff

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Kathryn Block

Chief Communications Officer

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Chief Finance Officer Sheila Shirley



Sheila W. Shirley

Chief Financial Officer

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Dr. Terri Cockerham

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Kelly Gwaltney

Chief School Performance Officer

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Dennis Queen

South Learning Community Superintendent

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Frank D. Barnes

Chief Accountability Officer

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Dr. Valerie Truesdale

Chief of Technology, Personalization and Engagement

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Tonya Kales 

East Learning Community Superintendent

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Dr. Matthew Hayes

North Learning Community Superintendent

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Nancy Brightwell

Northeast Learning Community Superintendent(Vance)          

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Katherine (Kit) Rea

Central Learning Community Superintendent

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Charity E. Bell

Northeast Learning Community Superintendent

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Denise Watts

Project L.I.F.T Learning Community Superintendent

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Curtis Carroll

West Learning Community Superintendent (Harding/ Phillip O. Berry)

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George Battle, III

General Counsel

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Gina Smith

Assistant Superintendent for Exceptional Children

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LaTarzja Henry

Assistant Superintendent for Community Partnerships and Parent Engagement

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Scott McCully

Executive Director of Student Placement

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