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Four administrative appointments for the 2023-2024 school year were approved by the Board of Education at their July meeting.

Jeannine Necessary, Principal, Lockerman Middle School

Ms. Necessary began her teaching career in 2007 in Anne Arundel County as a middle school teacher. She subsequently worked in Queen Anne’s County Public Schools as an Instructional Specialist before coming to Caroline in 2018 to serve as Assistant Principal at North Caroline High School. Ms. Necessary is a Master Teacher and has served as an Expert Review Team Member for the Maryland State Department of Education.

Rondell Sorrell, Assistant Principal, Lockerman Middle School

Mr. Sorrell began his teaching career in Queen Anne’s County as a secondary math teacher in 2003 and subsequently served as a Math Specialist. He has been an assistant principal since 2021, serving in both Talbot and Kent Counties.  Mr. Sorrel also served as an Academic Support Math Tutor for Chesapeake College from 2008 until 2020.

Thomas (Trey) Mills, III, Assistant Principal, Colonel Richardson High School

Mr. Mills began his teaching career in 2005 as a Science teacher in Dorchester County. In this position, he gained experience as an instructor of Chemistry and Physics courses, was the National Honor Society Advisor, a bargaining unit building representative, a member of the Instructional Leadership Team, the Advanced Placement PLC co-chair, and the School Test Administrator.

Michaela Butler, Local Accountability Coordinator

Ms. Butler is a former Caroline County teacher, teacher specialist, assistant principal at Lockerman Middle School and Preston Elementary School, and principal at Lockerman Middle School and Denton Elementary School. Since leaving Caroline in 2017, Ms. Butler has gained further experience as an intern supervisor with Salisbury University, a consultant with a Delaware school district, a grant manager and Title I coordinator in Kent County, and a mentor to new administrators in both Caroline and Kent Counties.

“Each of these people bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their new roles,” Superintendent Derek Simmons said. “As part of their respective teams, they will be an integral part of a successful 2023-2024 school year.”