HCPS Instructional Services

Instructional Services Team

The Instructional Services team proudly serves the students, parents, guardians and staff members of Henderson County Public Schools. Concerned with all aspects of student learning, we strive to provide our stakeholders with quality customer service. We utilize the instructional standards approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education. Locally, we have embraced an instructional framework of strategies that promotes learning for all students. We are proud of the legacy of high-performance by Henderson County leaders and learners. We continue to refine our programming to ensure that our students receive quality instruction and related extra-curricular activities.

Listed below, you will find resources for each department. If you can’t find the information you are seeking, please contact us directly at (828) 697-4733 so that we may assist you.

Dr. Jan King

Dr. Jan King

Assistant Superintendent
Instructional Services |
Professional Development
Send Email

Dr. Wendy Frye

Dr. Wendy Frye

Director High Schools | CTE | Virtual Learning
Send Email

Caroline Patterson

Caroline Patterson

Director Middle Schools | AIG
Send Email

Shannon Marlowe

Shannon Marlowe

Director Elementary Education
Send Email

Matt Gruebmeyer

Matt Gruebmeyer

Director Student Services |
Title I | WIOA |
Homeless Program | ESSA
Send Email

Lynn Metcalf

Lynn Metcalf

Director Exceptional Children Services | 504 Plans
Send Email

Adam Parent

Adam Parent

Assistant Director Exceptional Children Services | 504 Plans
Send Email

Simone Wertenberger

Simone Wertenberger

Director ESL | Migrant Education | Dual Language Program
Send Email

Susan Sluder

Susan Sluder

Director Accountability
Send Email

Image Coming Soon

Sheila Zachary

Coordinator PowerSchool
Send Email