Abandoning a Sinking Ship?

Interim Wake County Public School System Superintendent Stephen Gainey has resigned effective July 1. I wonder how many other people will be leaving this political battlefield formally known as public education in Wake County? After the termination of Tony Tata at a cost of $250,000 to county taxpayers and the short longevity of previous superintendents, people may start to understand how politics and indoctrination have replaced the role of education in our school system.

David DeGerolamo

Interim WCPSS Superintendent Stephen Gainey Resigns


Interim Superintendent Stephen Gainey announced on Tuesday, April 2, that he has accepted the position of Superintendent of Randolph County Schools, effective July 1.

“I started working at the Wake County Public School System 20 years ago as a math teacher and coach,” Gainey said. “Working with Wake County’s students, educators, staff, and other professionals has been tremendously rewarding.”

Gainey began his career with Wake County as a teacher at Apex High School and worked as an assistant principal and principal before joining WCPSS Central Services as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in 2009. In September 2012, the Board of Education appointed Gainey to the role of interim superintendent.“On behalf of the board, we would like to thank Dr. Gainey for his years of dedication and service to the Wake County Public School System,” Board of Education Chairman Keith Sutton said. “We wish him the best as he heads into his new role.”

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