Management Team

The CMS management team is comprised of executive staff,  learning community superintendents and other CMS leaders. To contact a member of the management team, click on the appropriate contact link and complete the form, including your name, address, phone number, email address, e​​tc.

Dr. Clayton M. Wilcox

Superintendent
 


Cabinet Members

Frank D. Barnes

Chief Equity Officer
 

Akeshia Craven-Howell

Associate Superintendent
Student Assignment and School Choice
 

Kathy Elling

Associate Superintendent of Student Services
 

Laura Francisco

Chief of Staff
 

 

Brian Kingsley

Chief Academic Officer
 

Gerri Parker

Interim Human Resources Officer

 

 

Derek Root

Chief Technology Officer

 

Tracy Russ

Chief Communications Officer
 

Sheila W. Shirley

Chief Financial Officer
 

Carol Stamper

Chief Operating Officer

 

Earnest Winston

Chief Engagement Officer / Ombudsman
 

George Battle, III

General Counsel
 

 


Executive Staff and Learning Community Superintendents

Angie Bartles

Executive Director of Strategy Management
 

 

Michael Chilcutt

Assistant Superintendent of Fine Arts Education
 

Dr. Stephen Esposito

Southwest Learning Community Superintendent
 

Sonja Gantt

Executive Director of CMS Public Schools Foundation
 

Northwest learning community superintendent

Dr. Matthew Hayes

Northwest Learning Community Superintendent
 

LaTarzja Henry

Executive Director of Community Partnerships & Family Engagement
 

Lisa Mangum

Chief of CMS Police
 

Renee McCoy

Executive Director of Communications
 

Avery Mitchell

Associate Superintendent of Middle Schools
 

 

Dr. Cotrane Penn

Executive Director of Student Services
 

 

Kelly Price

Executive Director of Federal Programs
 

Kondra Rattley

Associate Superintendent of School Programs
 

Trish Sexton

Associate Superintendent of Elementary Schools

 

Dr. Ann Stalnaker

Associate Superintendent of Exceptional Children
 

Tara Lynn Sullivan

Central 2 Learning Community Superintendent
 

Charlotte Nadja Trez

Executive Director of Learning and Language Acquisition

 

John Wall

Northeast Learning Community Superintendent
 

Tangela Williams

Southeast Learning Community Superintendent