Pender Co. Schools Superintendent Terri Cobb to retire

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Pender County’s top educator is calling it a career later this year.

The school district said today Terri Cobb will retire effective October 1. Cobb started in the position in 2012.

According to a news release, Dr. Cobb will have completed more than 38 years of active service in North Carolina’s public schools when she retires. Throughout her career in education she has worked as a teacher, guidance counselor, assistant principal, principal, and several leadership roles at the central office level including Chief of Staff in Wake County.

“As a district, we have achieved so much,” Cobb said in a statement. “I am very appreciative to our students, teachers, principals, assistant principals, central services administrators and Board of Education. It has been a humbling experience to serve the Pender County Board of Education and this community.  Much has been accomplished and I look forward to celebrating the district’s continued success in the future.”

Cobb said she will continue to be an advocate for public education in North Carolina and looks forward to spending more time with family, the release said.

The Pender County Board of Education will work with the North Carolina School Boards Association to conduct its search for the district’s next superintendent.

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