Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools

ECPPS Staff Announcements

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education recently approved the following employment recommendations.

Soule Named Northeastern High School Principal

Dr. Nathan Soule was recommended and approved as the principal of Northeastern High School.  Soule holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, history education from Eastern Michigan University as well as a master’s degree in educational leadership from Regent University.  He also holds a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Northwest Nazarene University. 

Soule has nearly 14 years of experience in education which includes serving as a teacher, assistant principal, and adjunct professor for Mid-Atlantic Christian University.  He was serving as assistant principal at River Road Middle School prior to being named principal of Northeastern.  Soule has extensive experience in education and school administration. “Dr. Soule will provide excellent leadership for staff and families at Northeastern High School,” shared Superintendent Edmonds.  “He has served in school administration for nearly seven years and is highly focused on the well-being of students as well as student and family engagement.  We look forward to working with Dr. Soule in his new role with ECPPS.”

Dr. Soule shared, "I’m honored to serve as the principal at Northeastern High School. I’ve had the privilege of knowing students and families in the ECPPS district from elementary through middle school, and it will be wonderful to continue at the next level. Northeastern High School has been successful because of dedicated teachers, hard-working students, and committed families and I’m happy to join the work as we continue to excel. I look forward to working with families, students, teachers, and staff, and I hope to meet you around the school and in the community."

Prayer Named Elizabeth City Middle School Assistant Principal

Jessica Prayer was recommended and approved as an assistant principal at Elizabeth City Middle School.  Prayer holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Elizabeth City State University as well as a master’s degree in childhood education from New York University. 

Prayer has nearly 16 years of experience in education which includes serving as a teacher and instructional coach.  She was serving as the instructional coach for Elizabeth City Middle School prior to being named assistant principal.  “Ms. Prayer will be a tremendous asset to the administrative team at Elizabeth City Middle School,” shared Superintendent Edmonds.  “She has demonstrated excellent leadership abilities in her work as an instructional specialist.  We look forward to working with Ms. Prayer in her new role with ECPPS.”

Ms. Prayer shared, “I am excited for this leadership opportunity and I look forward to serving the students, staff, and families at Elizabeth City Middle School. My passion has always been motivating and developing the strengths of others. I am honored to do just that in the Yellow Jacket Hive!”

Bass Named ECPPS District Instructional Coach

Jennifer Bass was recommended and approved as a district instructional coach for ECPPS.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Elizabeth City State University.  She also holds a master’s degree in school administration and curriculum and instruction from East Carolina University.

Bass has nearly 28 years of experience in education which includes serving as a teacher, assistant principal, and instructional facilitator as well as a professional development coordinator and support coach for the NC Department of Public Instruction.  She was serving as the instructional coach for Weeksville Elementary prior to being named district instructional coach.  “Ms. Bass has a wealth of experience in education including in-depth knowledge of curriculum, instruction and professional development,” shared Superintendent Edmonds.  “She will truly be an asset to our instructional team and we look forward to working with Ms. Bass in her new role with ECPPS.”

Ms. Bass shared, “I have been privileged to work in the ECPPS school system in several roles throughout my career.  I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to serve as a district instructional coach. I look forward to working closely with the teachers, principals, instructional coaches and district office personnel in this position.”

Bill Named ECPPS District Instructional Coach for Exceptional Children

Stephan Bill was recommended and approved as an ECPPS District Instructional Coach for Exceptional Children.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from University of Potsdam as well as a master’s degree in special education from the University of Fayetteville.

Bill has nearly 14 years of experience in education which includes serving as a teacher and Exceptional Children’s Coordinator.  He was serving as an Exceptional Children’s teacher at P.W. Moore prior to being named as a district instructional coach for Exceptional Children. “Mr. Bill’s career has been dedicated to serving in the Exceptional Children’s program,” shared Superintendent Edmonds.  “His education and experience with Exceptional Children will be a tremendous contribution for the students, families and staff impacted by this program.   We look forward to working with Mr. Bill in his new role with ECPPS.”

Mr. Bill shared, “I am truly grateful and excited for the opportunity to serve our students and ECPPS in this new role.”

 

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