Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro Public Schools

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Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro Public Schools

Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro Public Schools

Dr. Kim Wilbanks serves as the district’s superintendent. During her 13 year tenure with the district, she has provided the vision and guidance to the district’s 13 campuses. The two pre-k campuses, one kindergarten campus, five elementary magnet campuses, two junior high campuses, one high school campus, one technical center campus, an alternative learning campus, and juvenile detention center are served by 790 employees. Student population has continued to increase by over 2% each year during her tenure and is currently over 6,500 students. 

Executive Assistant: Jodi Dent, jodi.dent@jonesboroschools.net, 870.933.5800, ext 12235

Dr. Sue Castleberry, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning

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Dr. Sue Castleberry, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning

Dr. Sue Castleberry is Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning. Her responsibilities include: Curriculum (Math, Literacy & Science), School Improvement/ACSIP, Virtual/Digital Learning, Professional Development, Teacher Support, New Teacher Programs, Instructional Coaching, Improvement Plan Development, Gifted/Advanced Placement/LEAD Higher, Professional Learning Communities, and RTI. Dr. Castleberry is also over Dyslexia, Policy & Handbook, Licensure, Grade K-6 Interviews and Food Service.

Executive Assistant: Robin Newsom, robin.newsom@jonesboroschools.net, 870.933.5800, ext 12272

Mr. William Cheatham, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

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Mr. William Cheatham, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

Mr. William Cheatham is Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. His responsibilities include: K–12 Principals/TESS, Parent/Student Concerns, E-School, Athletics, Transportation, Transfers/Choice, Magnet Registration, Expulsion Hearings, Performing Arts Center, Safety/Security, ALE/SUCCESS, Health Services (SBMH/Nurses), Facilities, Foundation for JPS, Technology, Subs/AESOP, and Grade 7 – 12 Interviews.

Executive Assistant: Connie Summers, connie.summers@jonesboroschools.net, 870.933.5800, ext 12227

Ms. Karleen Sheets, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs

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Ms. Karleen Sheets, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs

Ms. Karleen Sheets is Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs. Her responsibilities include: Federal Programs, ELL, Homeless, Special Education, OCR, Testing, Pre-K, NEACTC, CTE/Perkins, Parent Involvement, Juvenile Detention Center, 504, CCLC, Special Projects, and Pre-K Interviews.

Executive Assistant: Gay Watkins, gay.watkins@jonesboroschools.net, 870.933.5800, ext 12222