Dr. Rebecca Wood
Chief Academic Officer
Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability
Dr. Rebecca Wood began her educational career in 1990, primarily teaching elementary grades in all subjects and middle school grades mathematics. She was an Assistant Principal at South Cumberland Elementary for one year before becoming the principal at Pleasant Hill Elementary for four years and then subsequently Glenn L. Martin Elementary for three years.
Dr. Wood’s service at the district level includes five years as the District Instructional Facilitator in Federal Programs and Instructional Supervisor for one half year. Dr. Wood was then selected to be the Chief Academic Officer in 2013 and is currently serving Cumberland County Schools in this capacity.
Dr. Wood has earned a Bachelor of Science in Education, a Master of Arts in Instructional Leadership, an Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership, and a Doctorate of Education.
For over twenty-five years, Dr. Wood has enjoyed working with students, parents, teachers, and support staff in the educational setting. She believes that our work makes a difference in the lives of our students and has a direct impact on the future of our community.
District Inventory Control Clerk
Marilyn was born and raised in Wayne County Michigan on the outskirts of Detroit. One of her first jobs was an inventory clerk for Triangle Automotive Supply in Detroit as a vocational job while attending Redford Union High School before graduating. She has lived in Tennessee for 27 years. Her introduction into the education system started at Pleasant Hill Elementary School, where her three children attended. During their summer programs she worked assisting teachers for a few summers before becoming a Paraprofessional and working full time at Pleasant Hill in 2003. In November of 2017 Marilyn accepted the position at Central Services as District Inventory Control Clerk and Textbook Coordinator. Marilyn is actively working towards ensuring that the district has an accurate functioning inventory system as well as coordinating textbooks throughout the school system.