Jeffrey Moss, Superintendent
ORG Lee County Schools Title BIO Dr. Jeff Moss was appointed superintendent of Lee County School in January 2009. Dr. Moss' accomplishments as superintendent include: establishing a 1:1 laptop program for all students and staff in grades 3-12; creating a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math middle and high school initiative; expanding access to foreign language learning in grades K-12; encouraging students to enroll in higher level classes; and expanding the career and technical education program. Under his leadership, the district's graduation rate has risen dramatically and the dropout rate has fallen, especially among minority and economically disadvantaged students. He has served on the state superintendent's Career-Ready Commission, the Gates Foundation Pre-K-14 project planning board, and was instrumental in the development of the Head of Class Project, an incentive pay plan for teachers and staff funded through the Lee County Education Foundation. Prior to coming to Lee County Schools Dr. Moss served as superintendent of Beaufort County Schools and Stanly County Schools where he was credited with expanding technology in the classroom to increase student engagement and leading successful bond campaigns. Throughout his career he has been committed to expanding access to advanced educational opportunities for all students, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Dr. Moss has served as a teacher, director of vocational and technical education, assistant superintendent, and associate superintendent. Dr. Moss is the recipient of the North Carolina Technology in Education Society 2011 Outstanding Leader Award and is a nominee for the International Society for Technology in Education Outstanding Leader Award. He is a two-time nominee for the North Carolina Superintendent of the Year award. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting from Pembroke State University; a Masters Degree from North Carolina A&T University; and a Doctorial Degree in Education Administration from South Carolina State University.