Cumberland County Board of Education Names New Superintendent

Marvin Connelly Jr. has been chosen as the new superintendent of the Cumberland County School System.

  • Mr. Connelly is the chief of staff and strategic planner for Wake County Public Schools
  • Former paratrooper
  • Military intelligence officer for the 82nd Airborne Division
  • Began his teaching career as a teacher’s assistance and moved up the ranks
  • Graduated from N.C. State University (bachelor’s and two master’s) and doctorate from East Carolina University
  • Position will begin July 1, 2018

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Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".