Harnett County Schools Names Clinton Director of Pre-Kindergarten

Harnett County Schools Names Clinton Director of Pre-Kindergarten

LILLINGTON, NC –  Harnett County Schools announces Ms. Clara Clinton as the new Director of Pre-Kindergarten at Central Services upon the retirement of the current director, Mrs. Heather All, beginning January 3, 2023.

As an educator for 35 years, Clinton earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration and two Master’s degrees in Arts and Education from North Carolina Central University. 

During her tenure with Harnett County Schools, Clinton has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, and principal and worked in the elementary, middle, and high school grade levels.  Clinton was recognized as a Mentor Principal with the  Sandhills Regional Education Consortium from 2013-2014.  Additionally, Clinton has been recognized as Harnett County Schools Assistant Principal of the Year from 2001-2002 and the Principal of the Year from the 2015-2016 school year.  

Clinton looks forward to her new position stating, “As I transition to the role of Director of Pre-Kindergarten, this position aligns deeply with what I believe and is a great forward step in my career to continue to build on a love for learning and seeing children grow.”  

Dr. Aaron L. Fleming, Superintendent, stated, “ I appreciate Mrs. Clinton’s willingness to assume responsibility for this important role. She has worked with a diverse Pre-Kindergarten environment at Lillington-Shawtown, and I know she is well equipped to share her knowledge and expertise with the district.”

“I am sad to say farewell to the wonderful Lillington-Shawtown School community. It has been a privilege to serve as Principal at Lillington-Shawtown for the past 11 years and to work with and support our outstanding students, staff, wonderful parents, and the most amazing community, said Clinton.” “Thank you for the experiences and memories you have gifted me with, and as I always say, Lillington-Shawtown is simply the best, better than all the rest.”