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About Dr. Rhonda Schuhler

Phone: (919) 496-2600


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Dr. Rhonda Schuhler, Superintendent

2022-2023 Back to School Message 

Rhonda Schuhler has spent 29 years in public education in North Carolina, both at the school and district levels. She has served as an elementary classroom teacher, assistant principal, and principal. At the district level, she has provided leadership in a variety of roles including director in human resources, director of professional development and innovation, executive director of K-12 curriculum and instruction, and assistant and associate superintendent. She has led Franklin County Schools as superintendent for the past five years. In addition to her role as superintendent, Dr. Schuhler has served on the executive boards of NCSSA, NCASA, and as CCRESA Chair, and is currently on the board of directors of both the United Way of Franklin County and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. In 2020, she was recipient of the Dr. Brad Sneeden Leadership Award through the North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association’s Next Generation Superintendent Development Program (NGSDP). Rhonda holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University, a Master’s of School Administration from UNC- Chapel Hill, and an Ed.S. and Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations from UNC-Greensboro.

Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Mrs. Karen Horton

(919) 496-2600