Preschool Support Staff

  • Preschool Support Staff

    Education Specialist

    Education Specialists focus on the preschool teacher and classroom.  They work directly with the teacher to ensure the classroom runs smoothly.  Education Specialists assist the teachers with implementing the Creative Curriculum and utilizing the My Teaching Strategies online assessment.  They plan and/or facilitate professional development and pre-service training for teaching staff.  Education Specialists are actively involved in the preschool leadership team meetings.  They also conduct PLC meetings with classroom staff and/or any other meetings or trainings relevant to their job.

    Family Specialist/Service Workers/School Social Worker 

    The Family Service team creates, provides, and coordinates services and activities with families and communities that foster strength, healthy living, and overall well-being.  They also provide support in a case management-style and act as a liaison between families, staff, the community, and other family-related services.  The Family service team encourages all family members to become advocates for their children and family. 

    Preschool Office Support

    Office Support works with families in accessing preschool information and resources.  They oversee the preschool application process and provide support to families.  Additionally, they assist with transition activities and community activities to support the overall preschool program. 

    Exceptional Children Staff

    Exceptional Children staff works with families to ensure eligible children with disabilities are appropriately serviced through a range of environments, which include walk-in or play-group services, services in the home or daycare, or services in a preschool setting. 


    The Director oversees the preschool program (Head Start, Title I, NCPK & Exceptional Children) for Onslow County Schools, which includes monitoring of fiscal management, program operations, program management, quality improvement, and supervision of preschool support staff. 


    Early Childhood Initiatives

    Luisa Davis

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21001


    Katherine Ray

    (910) 346-6222 Ext.21002

    Assistant Director

    Melinda Watkins

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21007

    Preschool Coordinator

    Trystyn Kent-Orr

    (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21004

     Office Support

    Child Applications

    Najah Martin

    (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21013

    Office Support

    Child Applications

    Madison Hoopes

    910-346-6222 Ext. 21011

    Family Service Worker


    910-346-6222 Ext. 21033


    School Social Worker

    Janie Marshburn

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21010

    Family Specialist

    Kaydi Payne

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21015

    Family Services Worker

    Traci Yates

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21012

    Family Specialist

    Hannah Bradshaw

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21027 

    NC PreK Coordinator/ERSEA

    Brandy Lammonds

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21026

    Education Specialist/ Disability Coordinator

    Gwen Macias

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21025

    Education Specialist

     Diana Salis

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21006

    Education Specialist

    Lois-Jean Stevens

     (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21034

    EC PreK Coordinator

    Patricia Spikes

    (910) 346-6222 Ext. 21005  

    Data Manager