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Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Curry
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Two Top School Admins to Leave Alexander County School System

Dr. Elizabeth Curry, Associate Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction in Alexander County, is moving to Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Crystal Hill announced Tuesday (March 26) that Dr. Curry will be Associate Superintendent for Learning & Teaching with the district. Dr. Curry’s exit date from Alexander County Schools is set for July 1.

Dr. Curry has worked in the Alexander County Schools Central Office for nearly 10 years. Previously, she served as a transformation coach for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

In addition to Dr. Curry’s departure, Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Hefner announced to staff on January 18 that she is retiring at the end of the school year. Dr. Hefner has worked with Alexander County Schools for 36 years. Dr. Curry has 27 total years of experience in public education.

Dr. Jennifer Hefner

The Masonboro Group out of Wilmington is conducting a search for Dr. Hefner’s replacement. It is expected that Dr. Curry’s position will go unfilled until the new superintendent takes the top spot.