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Dr. Ben Williams named JCPS Interim Superintendent

The Johnston County Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Ben Williams as Interim Superintendent effective January 14, 2020, until June 30, 2020. Dr. Williams has served the district as a teacher, assistant principal, principal at all school levels, and most recently as an area assistant superintendent. Dr. Williams brings a wealth of experience during his 20 years of service to education.

Per Dr. Williams’ request, he will not receive a salary increase while serving as interim Superintendent.

Dr. Williams is a native of Johnston County, a graduate of North Johnston High School, and a military veteran. Dr. Williams is also a husband and father.

“I look forward to the opportunity to help lead Johnston County Public Schools while the board conducts its search for a permanent Superintendent,” said Dr. Williams. “Johnston County Public Schools is a special place for me, and I am certain that the students, staff, and communities will work together to continue our long history of excellence.”