Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently announced that Darsheka (Tiffany) Hopkins will be the new principal of Hubbard Elementary School.
Sheila Wallace, formerly the principal at Hubbard, was named the new Director of Federal Programs for the school district in November.
Tiffany Hopkins has 11 years of experience in public education.
She started her career as an elementary school teacher in various grades ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade.
She has worked in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools for the past 10 years.
In her time with NRMPS, she has served as a teacher at Pope Elementary school, assistant principal at Benvenue Elementary and assistant principal at Englewood Elementary.
She said she is enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with students, staff and families in the Hubbard Elementary School community.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to serve Hubbard school as it continues to provide a nurturing, rigorous learning environment,” Hopkins said. “I look forward to building relationships with the staff, students, parents and community while working together to promote high expectations, good character and academic success for all learners.”
Hopkins holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Winston Salem State University, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master of Arts degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix.