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Vance County Schools Announces Assistant Superintendents

The Vance County Board of Education approved Ms. Michelle Burton and Dr. Gail Powers as Assistant Superintendents for Vance County Schools, both effective July 6, 2021.

Ms. Michelle Burton, currently serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer and has been with Vance County Schools since 2017. Burton will be the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Student Services. She is a graduate of Hampton University, The George Washington University and currently a doctoral candidate at High Point University.

Dr. Gail Powers, currently the Director of Secondary Education and Career and Technical Education, will now serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction. Powers has been with the district since 2019. She is a graduate of Shaw University, Virginia State University and recently received her Ed.D from The John Hopkins University.


Ms. Michelle Burton


Dr. Gail Powers