Public School District

Curriculum & Instruction

The Academic Programs and Professional Development department assists the superintendent by supervising and supporting K-12 curriculum and instruction, and professional development. 

The department supervises and supports elementary education, secondary education, exceptional children, career and technical education, student assessment, English learners and federal programs.



Tonsa Vaughn
Assistant Superintendent of Academic Programs
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1031

Hope Mikell
Director of Curriculum & Instruction (Grades PreK-5)
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1076

Will Deyamport, III, Ed.D.
District Instructional Technologist
(601) 582-5078 ext. 5248

Anna Curtis
Dyslexia Specialist
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1537

Maliaka McNair
K-3 ELA & Literacy Coordinator/MTSS K-12
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1052

Sharonda Jones
4-8 ELA Curriculum Coordinator
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1097

Tangela Rayborn
Science Curriculum Coordinator/New Teachers/Textbooks
(601) 582-5078 ext. 1049