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CCS hires Reap-Klosty as Director for Accountability and Powerschool

PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Education on Aug. 26, 2022,  approved Darlene Reap-Klosty as the Director for Accountability and PowerSchool. In her new role, Reap-Klosty will lead the district’s assessment efforts to support the academic achievement of all students across the district. In addition, Reap-Klosty will oversee the student Information Management System, PowerSchool. 

Reap-Klosty has worked in education in North Carolina and California for more than 25 years. She has served as a preschool and elementary teacher, an instructional coach, an Instructional Program Facilitator for Multi-tiered System of Support, and most recently as the Coordinator of Integration of Academic and Behavioral Supports. Reap-Klosty’s passion for student success and self-efficacy has been the driving force behind all of her work.

Reap-Klosty earned her Bachelor’s in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz, her Master’s in Education from San Francisco State University, and another Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.  

“Ms. Reap-Klosty brings extensive experience to her new role that will benefit students, our families and the district,” Superintendent Dr. Anthony Jackson said. “She will ensure we are using data to drive instructional practices that best serve our students.”

Reap-Klosty said she is excited about her new role.  “I am honored to serve Chatham County Schools in this capacity and am especially excited to begin this role just as the district is starting its journey with a new strategic plan. I look forward to supporting One Chatham through the use of data, focusing on student growth, and collaborating with all stakeholders.”