Moore County's Interim Superintendent of Schools page

Interim Superintendent of Schools

Tim Locklair, Ed.D.
Interim Superintendent of Schools
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Dr. Locklair

Dr. Tim Locklair, Interim Superintendent of Schools

Tim Locklair began serving as the Interim Superintendent of Schools on February 1, 2022. He initially joined Moore County Schools as Chief Officer for Academic and Student Support Services in 2016 where he reported directly to the Superintendent. In that role, he oversaw 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 and an Educational Doctorate 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. Locklair

Dr. Locklair

Dr. Locklair

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