Meet the Superintendent


    Dale Cole at desk

    Dale Cole
    Superintendent of Schools

    About Superintendent Cole

    Mr. Cole has enjoyed a long and very successful career in public education, spanning nearly thirty years in North Carolina. Since 2019, Mr. Cole has served as the superintendent of Clay County Schools. Prior to joining Clay County Schools, Mr. Cole served as Director of Instructional Services, Career and Technical Education and Testing for Hyde County Schools, School Transformation Coach for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction - Educator Support Services, Principal (Beaufort County Schools) - Southside High School, Chocowinity Middle School, and P.S. Jones Middle School, Assistant Principal (Beaufort County Schools) - Washington High School, High School English Teacher, and High School football and baseball coach. Mr. Cole was also named the 2013 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year.


    Mr. Cole has an impressive academic background as well, earning a Bachelor of Science in English Education-Secondary, a Master of Science in School Administration, and an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Administration and Supervision, all from East Carolina University.

    Mr. Cole looks forward to the opportunity to lead Brunswick County Schools and to become an active member of the community. Mr. Cole is married to his wife, Kim. The Coles have two daughters, Darah and Delta, and one son, Ty.

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Superintendent's Cabinet

  • Victoria Bullard

    Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
    and Deputy Superintendent

    Clerk to the Board of Education

    (P) 910-782-5082

    (F) 866-293-0649


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