The Rome City Schools Board members voted Tuesday during a special session to fill vacancies due to recent promotions.
Holly Amerman, who currently serves RCS as the K-12 Gifted Coordinator and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) coordinator, will fill the position of the CEO of the College and Career Academy and Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Director for Rome City Schools.
Holly has had many roles as an educator in the RCS system since 2010. She has served as the Director/ Coordinator for the Young Scholars Program, the Flexible Learning Program Coordinator for Rome High School, Teacher and Department Chair and Leadership Team Member for Rome High School, as well as, STEM and Gifted Coordinator for the system.
Noel Wilkinson will fill the position as English as a Second Language (ESOL) Coordinator and Title III Coach. Wilkinson holds a Master’s degree from Georgia State University for Reading, Language and Literacy with an ESOL concentration. She also holds a Bachelor’s from Boise State University in Spanish and has been an educator in Rome City Schools for 11 years. Wilkinson currently teaches four classes at Rome Middle School and spends the remainder of the day supporting Spanish-speaking students at all Rome City Schools in the district.
West End Elementary will welcome Kinga Rowell to their administration team as Assistant Principal in the fall. Teaching in the classrooms of Rome City’s elementary schools since July of 1995, Rowell has been an educator for North Heights Elementary and West End Elementary. Additionally, she has been SST Coordinator and Leader of North Heights’ Leadership Team. She was also selected as Teacher of the Year in 2004. Presently, Rowell serves the students at West End Elementary as an Instructional Coach, a role she has filled since 2011.
Taking the position of Assistant Principal for Elm Street Elementary will be Brant Amerman. Brant is familiar with elementary education in RCS. Starting in 2008, he served as a science and social studies teacher for grades
four and five at West End Elementary for eight years. In 2016, he was promoted to the Gifted Resource Teacher at Elm Street Elementary where he teaches presently.
Stephen A. McClure, Sr. was approved to fill the position of Assistant Principal of North Heights Elementary. McClure began his work in Rome City Schools in 2016 as the Assistant Principal for Rome Middle School. McClure brings to North Heights a wealth of experience in administrative duties and development of personnel.
The Board has also approved the appointment on Jennifer C. Uldrick to Assistant Principal of West Central Elementary School. Uldrick started her work in Rome City Schools as a teacher for West End Elementary’s kindergarten and first grade classes. In 2010, Uldrick accepted a position as Literacy Coach for West Central Elementary’s K-6th grade students where she currently serves.
Jennifer Goya will serve as the new Assistant Principal for Anna K. Davie Elementary. Goya began her RCS career as a teacher at Anna K. Davie Elementary in 2002. In 2007, she accepted a position as a Rome Middle School ELA and Reading teacher and in 2014 she returned to the elementary classroom as a sixth grade social studies teacher at West End where she currently serves.
All of the positions will begin become effective July 1st.