Our Superintendent
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.

CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT
***SPRING BREAK EXTENDED***

 
DUE TO THE INCREASED NUMBER OF CONFIRMED COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) CASES IN MISSISSIPPI, GOVERNOR TATE REEVES HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT REQUESTING THAT ALL SCHOOLS REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 16, 2020.
ALL BENTON COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK UNTIL MARCH 23, 2020.  WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR COMMUNICATION FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND WE WILL PROVIDE FURTHER UPDATES AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

Central Office Staff

Dr. LaKimberly Gallager-Hobson, Ed. D
Superintendent
Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Mrs. Pamela Gray, M. Ed
Assistant Superintendent
Director of Special Services & Gifted Education
504 Coordinator
Director of Federal Programs

Mrs. Tonya Kuhl
Business Manager

Mr. Charles McDonald
Director of Facilities Operations

Mrs. Shonika Hamilton
Human Resources Director
Payroll

Mrs. Amanda Ford
District Data Coach

Ms. Anola Stricklin
Director of Child Nutrition

Ms. Sarah Richard
Data/Information Systems Manager

Mrs. Sherrie Davis
Accounts Payable
Purchasing
HR Staff Contact

Mrs. Candace Sanders
Administrative Assistant
Board Clerk