Interim Superintendent Brian Schultz made the following personnel announcement today.
Dr. Kecia Coln, director of human resources, has been named interim assistant superintendent of human resources/communications and public information effective April 1 through September 1, 2021. The Cabarrus County Board of Education approved this appointment at a closed session meeting on Monday, March 22nd to ensure a smooth transition as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources/Communications & Public Information Glenda Jones prepares to retire later this school year.
Dr. Coln has served as the district’s human resources director since October 2014. Prior to that, she was principal of J.N. Fries Middle School, where she began the STEM and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs for CCS middle schools. She also worked as an assistant principal of instruction at Northwest Cabarrus Middle School. She began her career with Cabarrus County Schools as a science teacher at Concord Middle School in 1997.
She earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC).
Dr. Coln is a product of Cabarrus County Schools; she attended Winecoff and Wolf Meadow Elementary Schools and Hartsell Middle School. She is a graduate of Central Cabarrus High School.