Benson Native Named New Dixon Road Elementary Principal

Amy Creed was named the principal of Dixon Road Elementary at the June 8th Johnston County Board of Education meeting.

Creed, a Benson native, has served Johnston County Public Schools as an educator for the last 27 years, the last five of those as Assistant Principal at Dixon Road Elementary.

“I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve as the next principal of Dixon Road Elementary,” said Creed. “I cannot thank the students, staff, and parents enough for their support. I look forward to continuing our work together as we make our school the very best it can be”

Creed will begin her role as Principal on July 1st, filling the vacancy left by Kenneth Bennett’s retirement. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role as Principal. Throughout her time working in education she has served in positions ranging from the central office to the classroom.

She served as Assistant Principal at McGee’s Crossroads Middle School from 2010 to 2012. She worked for Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability (CIA) as a MTSS Specialist from 2012 to 2015.

Creed served at Benson Elementary from 2002 to 2010, where she was a Curriculum Coach, Assistant Principal Intern, and worked in Title I Instructional Support. Before that Creed worked as a classroom teacher at Clayton Elementary, Cooper Elementary, and McGee’s Crossroads Elementary

“I’m looking forward to Mrs. Amy Creed bringing her skill set to her principalship at Dixon Road Elementary,” said Johnston County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy. “The students, staff, and community will continue to benefit from the wonderful things she has to offer.”

Creed holds a Masters in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and received her Add-On Administrative Licensure from Campbell University. She is a former runner-up for the Flame for Learning Teacher of the Year Award, as well as the former recipient of the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year award.

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