• Academics and Student Support Services

    Tim Locklair   Dr. Metcalf
    Chief Officer for Academics
    and Student Support Services
    Executive Officer for Academics
    and Student Support Services


    Tim Locklair, Chief Officer for Academics and Student Support Services
    Tim Locklair joined Moore County Schools as Chief Officer for Academic and Student Support Services in 2016 and reports to the Superintendent. In his current role, he oversees the departments of technology, exceptional children services, student support services, curriculum and instruction support services, and federal programs, equity compliance and school improvement.

    Prior to joining MCS, Locklair served as Area Superintendent of Western Wake County for Wake County Schools. In this role, he has had direct supervision of 26 schools (18 elementary, five middle and three high schools), including more than 2,000 employees and nearly 27,000 students in the Cary and Morrisville areas of Wake County. He also served as principal of Holly Springs High School and Apex Middle School in Wake County, and as principal of West Middle School for Montgomery County Schools.

    Locklair is a native of Moore County and graduated from Pinecrest High School. He began his career at Pinecrest High School as a social studies teacher, football and baseball coach, as well as assistant principal.

    Locklair holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Western Carolina University and a Master of School Administration degree from East Carolina University. He is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and the North Carolina Association of School Administrators.

    Dr. Mike Metcalf, Executive Officer for Academics and Student Support Services
    Dr. Metcalf has been with Moore County Schools since 2002, first serving as a principal at Southern Middle School and Pinckney Academy High School, then as Director of Planning, Accountability and Research, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and now as Executive Officer for Academics and Student Support Services. In his current role, Metcalf is responsible for the recruitment, screening, training and evaluation of instructional personnel; and collaborates with the Chief Officer of Academics and Student Services, the Director of Curriculum and Instructional Support Services, the Director of Planning, Accountability and Research, and the Director of Federal Programs, Equity Compliance and School Improvement, to support the creation, implementation and evaluation of individual school improvement plans. In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor at Wingate University.

    Prior to joining Moore County Schools, Metcalf served as a principal at Cairo-Durham Middle and High School in Cairo, N.Y., and as a teacher and assistant principal for Charleston County School System in South Carolina.

    Metcalf is active in the community, having served on the boards of the United Way of Moore County and Moore County Communities in Schools, and is a member of the Sandhills Rotary Club.

    Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Gettysburg College, and masters’ degrees in teaching and education administration from The College of Charleston and The Citadel, respectively. He also holds a doctorate of education from Fayetteville State University.