District Office

Mission Statement:
"Equipping, Empowering and Educating our Students for What Lies Ahead"

Superintendent's Office
231 Court Street
Ashland, MS

The Superintendent of Education is located across from the historic Benton County Courthouse, just off the town square in Ashland, MS.  Normal business hours are:
7:30 A. M. to 4:00 P. M. 
The office closes for lunch daily from 11:00 A. M. to 11:30 A. M.  Please note:  our office follows the school calendar, and is closed for most school holidays.  Summer hours may be abbreviated but will be posted at the office.

benton county courthouse

Central Office Staff

Mr. Pete Howell, A.B.D.

Superintendent of Education

Dr. Roxanne Hall

Director of Finance

Mrs. Amanda Ford, M. Ed.

District Data Coach

Director of Curriculum & Instruction

District Testing Coordinator

Mrs. Shonika Hamilton

Human Resources Director

HR Staff Contact

Mrs. Candace Sanders

Administrative Assistant
Board Clerk

Ms. Sarah Richard

Data/Information Systems Manager

Mr. Tom Stewart

Director of Technology


BCSD Webmaster

Mrs. Sherrie Davis

Accounts Payable

Ms. Anola Stricklin

Director of Child Nutrition

Lashaunda Scott

HR Assistant
Fixed Assets Manager

Mrs. Elynda Finley

Director of Federal Programs