Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. William R. Walker, Sr.
Coach William R. Walker is a 2006 graduate of Elizabeth City State University with a BS degree in Health and Physical Education, concentrating in Aquatics and Fitness. As Offesnive Lineman of the Year and All-CIAA Player, he was instrumental in the Vikings obtaining the Eastern Division Championship. Upon matriculation, Coach Walker went on to play for the Rochester Raiders, where he won the Indoor Arena Bowl Championship. He was additionally drafted to the United National Gridiron League to the team located in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Upon his return, Coach Walker obtained his Teaching Certification in Health and PE, and began his teaching career in Chowan County. He has 7 years of experience teaching grades 9-12, and 7 years of coaching experience in both Football and Track & Field.
He is married to Mrs. Adriane Walker, an educator at Smithfield Elementary, and is father to three children: William Jr. [JR], a Junior at Virgina Tech; Jirah, a Sophomore at Elizabeth City State University; and Christopher [CJ], an elementary student at Smithfield Elementary.
At a Special Session meeting on Oct. 27, the Johnston County Board of Education approved the following calendar changes: adding two wellness days and an optional teacher work day to the district’s November calendar.
Johnston County Public Schools is now offering a Substitute Teacher Temporary Incentive Pay Plan for substitutes.
At their August meeting, the Johnston County Board of Education voted 4-3 to make face coverings required indoors in all Johnston County Public Schools campuses and on all buses for students, staff, and guests. This updated mask requirement is effective immediately.