Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools

ECPPS Announces Administrator Hires and Assignments

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education approved the following administrator recommendations:

Jamie Liverman, Director of Exceptional Children

Jamie Liverman will serve as the Director of Exceptional Children for Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools effective July 1, 2021.  He has over twenty-two years of experience in education which includes serving as a principal for twelve years, Director of Exceptional Children for three years, Executive Director of Instructional Programs and School Improvement, and most recently as the principal of Pasquotank Elementary School.  Liverman has a proven track record of school turnaround at both the middle school and high school level. He has extensive experience with Exceptional Children, curriculum and instruction, as well as working with schools to increase student achievement.   

Liverman holds a bachelor’s degree in special education from Elizabeth City State University.  He also holds a master’s degree in special education as well as school administration from East Carolina University.  Additionally, Liverman earned his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College.  

Liverman shared, “As the Exceptional Children's Director for ECPPS, I am looking forward to collaborating with all stakeholders in an effort to provide the best services possible for our students in the Exceptional Children’s Program.”

Dr. Melissia Bond, Principal, River Road Middle School

Dr. Melissia Bond will join ECPPS on July 1, 2021, to serve as principal of River Road Middle School.  She is currently the principal of Fox Creek Junior High School in Bullhead, Arizona.  Bond is a native of Williamston, North Carolina.  She has sixteen years of experience in education which includes serving as a teacher, clinical administrator for Arizona State University, assistant principal and principal.

Bond earned her high school diploma through the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Bond earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Ottawa University.  She also holds a doctorate in organizational leadership from Grand Canyon University.

Bond shared, “After living in Arizona for the past twenty-one years, I am excited to return to northeastern North Carolina to serve as the principal of River Road Middle School.  Growing up in Williamston, North Carolina, I have a love for the Outer Banks and am ecstatic to return home.  I cannot wait to turn the page and begin a new chapter in my life as a River Road Rocket.”

Chris Paullet, Principal, H.L. Trigg Community School

Chris Paullet will serve as the principal of H.L. Trigg Community School effective July 1, 2021.   Paullet has over twenty years of experience in education which includes serving as a school administrator for fourteen years.  He is currently serving as an assistant principal at Northeastern High School. 

Paullet holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Administration and Supervision from Cambridge College. 

Paullet shared, “I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve the students of H. L. Trigg Community School. I am excited to work with this wonderful staff and help each student develop the tools and skills they need to be successful in school and life.  Thank you to the Board of Education for your continued support and faith in me.”

Simona White, Principal, Pasquotank Elementary

Simona White will serve as the principal of Pasquotank Elementary School effective July 1, 2021.   White has over twenty-four years of experience in education which includes serving as a school administrator for seven years.  She is currently serving as the assistant principal at Pasquotank Elementary School. 

White holds a bachelor’s degree in English education from Elizabeth City State University and a master’s degree in education from Regent University.   She also has a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College. 

White shared, “I am excited to have the opportunity to serve the staff, students and families of Pasquotank Elementary.  Pasquotank Elementary’s theme is “Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts” and I look forward to ensuring that we continue to live by this motto.  We will work together as a school family to make each day positive for our students and build a foundation for lifelong learning.”

Rhonda James-Davis, ECPPS Interim Superintendent shared, “The administrators announced today will serve ECPPS, our children, our staff and our community well.  Each administrator named has the passion and commitment to ensure our children have every opportunity for success. ”

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