WS/FCS names new district leaders

Published 11:37 am Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has approved the naming of six new district leaders. Dr. Fabby Williams, Timisha Barnes-Jones, Dr. Felicia Davis, Carmen Concepcion, and Dr. Quincy Williams have been named area superintendents. Dr. Angela Moore-Little is the new principal of Kimmel Farm Elementary.

Fabby Williams has worked in Guilford County Schools since 2012 where he was a school support officer and principal. He was also a principal in Illinois and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. He has an AASA from the Urban Superintendent Academy at Howard University and a doctorate and a master’s degree from Wingate University. He attended the National Superintendent Academy and has an educational specialist degree from UNCG. He also has a master’s in administration and supervision and school guidance counseling as well as a bachelor’s in social work from Winthrop University.

Barnes-Jones has been the director of school improvement in Savannah-Chatham Schools in Georgia since 2019. She held numerous positions including principal in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and she was a national principal adviser in New York, N.Y. She was also a project manager for the Delta Research and Educational Foundation in Washington, D.C. She has a doctorate from Gardner-Webb University, a master’s degree from UNC-Charlotte and a bachelor’s in music from Davidson College.

Felicia Davis has been with WS/FCS since 2020. She was named interim area superintendent in May. She held numerous positions including principal in Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida since 1998. She also served as an assistant principal, writing resource teacher, lead teacher, technology specialist and intermediate teacher. She has a doctorate of education from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree of science from Nova Southeastern University.

Carmen Concepcion has worked as an equity-centered leader with the Principal Pipeline Project. She has been with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools since 2007. Most recently, she was the principal of Charlotte East Language Academy. She was also the principal of Oaklawn Language Academy and assistant principal at two Charlotte elementary schools. She has been certified in Educational Leadership Administration by Barry University. She has a master’s of science and a bachelor’s of science degree from Barry University.

Quincy Williams has been executive director of secondary schools in Chapel Hill-Carboro City Schools since 2018. Prior to that, he held numerous positions with Guilford County Schools including principal at Ferndale Middle School and assistant principal at Dudley High School. He was also the district math coach for Guilford County Schools. He has a doctorate and a master’s degree from UNCG and a bachelor’s degree from N.C. A&T State University. He also attended the Piedmont Alternative Licensure Program at Greensboro College.

Angela Moore-Little was most recently a principal in Thomasville City Schools where she spent 16 years in various roles. She was also an adjunct professor at Greensboro College and she spent five years with Guilford County Schools. She has a doctorate from the UNCG, a master’s degree from Greensboro College and a bachelor’s degree from Radford University.

These individuals will replace current area superintendents Dr. Karen Roseboro, Dr. Lionel Kato, and Benjamin Hall later this month. Those three individuals are moving to other district leadership opportunities. Donna Cannon, also a current area superintendent, is retiring July 21.