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At its November 19 special called meeting, the Bladen County Board of Education accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor. Dr. Taylor has accepted a position at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Deputy State Superintendent.

Dr. Robert Taylor, Bladen County Schools Superintendent is resigning.

Under additional action, the Board approved Dr. Jason Atkinson as the Bladen County Schools Interim Superintendent effective no earlier than December 31, 2020, and no later than January 15, 2021. Dr. Atkinson is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction of Bladen County Schools.

headshot of Jason Atkinson Atkinson obtained his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from UNC-Pembroke, a Master of Arts in Education in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University, a Master of Arts in Music Education from UNC-Pembroke, an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, and a Doctorate of Worship Studies from Liberty University. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in school administration and supervision at Liberty University.

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