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WS/FCS Announces New District Leaders

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education approved 2 new district leaders at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, September 13, 2022.  Lajoi Wilson-Moore will be the new principal of North Hills Elementary School. Tammy Norwood has been named Chief Program Officer for the WS/FCS Exceptional Children's Department.

Image on LaJoi Wilson-Moore new Principal of North Hills Elementary SchoolLaJoi Wilson-Moore earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from Hampton University and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

She has more than 29 years of experience in education. She taught in Newport News, VA and at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She was a fifth-grade teacher at North Hills Elementary School and an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University. She has served as an assistant principal at Ibraham Elementary School and the former Hill Middle School, where she also served as interim principal. Ms. Wilson-Moore is the school district’s current Assistant Principal of the Year serving at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

Wilson-Moore’s start date is still to be determined.


Image image of new Chief Program Officer for Exceptional Children Tammy Norwood received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from Winston-Salem State University and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a Master’s Degree in School Administration.

Ms. Norwood has almost three decades of education experience beginning as a resource teacher in Davidson County in 1994. She began working for WS/FCS in 1997 as a teacher at Mineral Springs Elementary. She was a compliance specialist at the district’s central office for 8 years and assistant principal at Sedge Garden and Kimmel Farm Elementary Schools. She was the director and principal of the Hospital/Homebound Education Center for five years and most recently served as an area program director for the WS/FCS EC Department. She has experience supporting and advocating for students with disabilities.

Norwood’s start date is still to be determined.