The Asheboro City Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection and election of Dr. Aaron Woody as the next superintendent of the Asheboro City Schools (ACS). Dr. Woody will take office on July 18, 2019.
During the search process, the board carefully reviewed applications from a diverse field of 29 excellent candidates. Although many qualified candidates applied, the board felt that Dr. Woody’s exemplary leadership, experience in ACS, and dedication to students would best serve students, staff, and the community for years to come. The board is confident that Dr. Woody will lead the school system to even higher achievement.
Dr. Woody has enjoyed a long and successful career in public education spanning 20 years in North Carolina. Since 2016, he has served as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for ACS. Prior to assuming his current position, Dr. Woody served as executive director of secondary education and district athletic director for the Orange County Schools. He also previously served as a principal and assistant principal for the Guilford County Schools and a principal for the Randolph County Schools. Dr. Woody began his career in public education as a language arts and history teacher in Guilford County. He has additionally served as an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).
Dr. Woody has an impressive academic background as well. He received a bachelor’s degree in social sciences and teacher licensure from Liberty University. He went on to earn a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration, an educational specialist degree, and a doctorate in education from UNCG.
Dr. Woody looks forward to the opportunity to lead the Asheboro City Schools and to continue to strengthen his role as an engaged member of the community. Dr. Woody has issued the following statement about the position:
“I am extremely honored and humbled to become superintendent of the Asheboro City Schools. Our district has a tradition of success, and I will continue to work closely with our staff, parents, and community to move current initiatives forward while creating innovative new commitments to engage, inspire, and empower every student. I believe in our public schools, and while I have enjoyed my time as a leader in Asheboro, I am thrilled to take on this new role. ACS is a wonderful district with talented staff and incredible community support. I am committed to working with staff, families, and the community to ensure every student fulfills their greatest potential.”
Please join the board in congratulating Dr. Aaron Woody as the new superintendent of the Asheboro City Schools.