Assistant Superintendant



Dr. Kim Mattox, Assistant Superintendent, began her career in education in 1983 as a teacher in Union County Schools. After teaching at both the middle and high school levels, Dr. Mattox received the North Carolina Principal Fellows Scholarship and began her work in administration as an assistant principal in both Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and in Union County Schools. In 2001, Dr. Mattox became principal of Newton-Conover Middle School, in Newton, NC. In 2004, she became principal of Hickory High School, in Hickory, NC. While principal at Hickory High, she also served as an Adjunct Professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC in the Teacher Education Program. 

Dr. Mattox truly believes in transformational leadership, empowering all stakeholders to take part in decision making. Working alongside and supporting administrators, teachers, parents, and students is the centerpiece of her educational philosophy. 

Dr. Mattox became the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education and Human Resources in July 2010.


Dr. Mattox is available at the number below or by email.