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Superintendent of Schools
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Assistant to the Superintendent
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Transylvania County Schools. Our schools
are the home for premier Pre-kindergarten through grade twelve education. We
provide exceptional learning and 21st century global preparedness through a
nurturing and comprehensive educational approach that prepares children for
lifelong success, responsibility, and citizenship.
It is an honor to be your superintendent of schools and to work and live in our community. We provide a wonderful learning environment that is nurturing and innovative. We do this by being blessed with some of the finest teachers, staff, and administrators in North Carolina. In order to build upon our success and improve learning, we have the following expectations:
To that end, I will develop and promote leadership to address all strategies through:
Our strategies and action will be filtered through a community lens with our students as the main focus. This focus includes the beliefs that:
Teaching everyone takes everyone. We look forward to the partnership of schools and community growing stronger with your help.
A native of Transylvania County and graduate of our school system, Dr. Jeff McDaris became Superintendent of Transylvania County Schools in July 2009. A former Career and Technical (Vocational) education teacher, Dr. McDaris has served as an educator in North Carolina since 1983 and our system in various capacities since 1997. Dr. McDaris is married to his high school sweetheart, Lisa. He and Lisa have two sons, John and William, and a wonderful daughter-in-law, Charity.