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CCPS Employees if the Year

2019-2020 Employees of the Year

The five overall winners are from left to right:

Chick-fil-A Teacher of the Year - Lindsey Howell

Sound Bank Principal of the Year - Jody McClenny

Tim Hudson Painting Classified Employee of the Year - Amanda Waltrip

Plain Jane's Cleaning Service Assistant Principal of the Year - Jay Westbrook

Kirkman and Whitford Law Firm Certified Employee of the Year - Sara Scholer


Kurtis Chevrolet gave the Teacher of the Year keys to a new car she can use free for one year.

School System Announcements


The Carteret County Board of Education is seeking to fill one position on the Carteret Community College Board of Trustees. The Board of Education is responsible for appointing four people to the college's Board of Trustees.
The position to be filled at this time is the unexpired term of the late Terry Frank, which will end June 20, 2020. Individuals interested in being considered by the Board of Education for appointments to the College Board of Trustees are asked to submit a letter of interest by 5 p.m. October 22, 2019. That letter should be addressed to Superintendent’s Office, 107 Safrit Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516. The Trustee appointment will be made at the November 6, 2019, Board of Education meeting.
In the letter of interest, individuals should include: name and address of residence; past and present connection with the Carteret County Public School System; past and present connection with Carteret Community College; educational background; occupation and career highlights; reason of interest in the appointment; and support that can be made as a trustee.
Employees of the Carteret County Public School System cannot be considered for appointment. Individuals who are currently employed or have been employed full time by Carteret Community College within the last five years are not eligible for appointment. Additionally, no child or spouse of a current employee of Carteret Community College can be considered for appointment.
Letters of interest must be received by October 22, 2019.


Welcome . . .

The Carteret County Public School System serves the students of Carteret County, a county located on the beautiful Crystal Coast of eastern North Carolina. From Cedar Point to Cedar Island there are 85 miles of beautiful coastal scenery, friendly towns, and 18 public schools that are committed to creating opportunities for all students to do their best and to succeed.

Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you find it informative and useful. In Carteret County, quality makes the difference.

The mission of Carteret County Schools is to graduate all students prepared to be productive citizens.

PowerSchool Mobile App

Ever wonder what your child is doing in school?  How did he do on that test at school today?  Was she counted present today?

Well you can access this information and much more with the PowerSchool Mobile App.  You can signup for all of your children under one account.  You can also receive real-time push updates anytime a grade or attendance is updated.  Check out the PowerSchool Mobile site for more information.  This is available for Apple and Android devices.

You can also access the same information through your computer, by accessing https://carteret.powerschool.com/public/

If you have never setup a parent account, there are just a few security steps to verify parental status and get you access:

1.  Complete the Parental Request Form for Access and send in with your child or deliver to your school office. (One is needed for each child, if at different schools.) 

2.  Stop by the school and show your state-issued picture ID.  (You must be a parent or legal guardian to receive access.)

3.  Your school will issue you a sheet similar to the one linked HERE.

4.  Go to a computer with internet access and complete the Parent Portal Instructions.

CCPS Leadership 

Mat Bottoms


Richard Paylor
Asst. Supt. for Strategic Improvement


Blair Propst
Asst. Supt. for Personnel, Policy & Student Services

GoFundMe Campaign Created by CCPS Foundation

See the link to donate to the Carteret County Public School Foundation for Hurricane Florence 2018 Relief. GoFundMe Link