Mrs. Tammi Ward, Interim Superintendent
"It is an honor to serve the Board of Education, HCPS employees, parents and students during this time of transition. I look forward to working with all Hertford County Public School stakeholders in these next few months for a successful beginning to the 2022-23 School Year. "
Mrs. Tammi Ward was born and raised in the state of Oklahoma where she completed her secondary education at Enid High School, Enid, Oklahoma and a Bachelor’s degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Before beginning her career in public education, Mrs. Ward worked in banking and manufacturing in the areas of office administration and human resources. During this time, Mrs. Ward completed an MBA at Old Dominion University.
Mrs. Ward began her career in education in 1996 as a middle school CTE teacher. Since that time, she has served public schools in Northeastern North Carolina for the past 25 years in various roles ranging from classroom teacher, administration at middle and high school levels, Director positions in Career Technical Education and Human Resources. Since July, 2018, Mrs. Ward has served as Hertford County’s Assistant Superintendent with primary responsibility for curriculum and instruction, federal programs, and accountability.
In order to fulfill these roles in education, Mrs. Ward has been committed to lifelong learning herself and acquired a MSA from East Carolina University, and EdS from Gardner-Webb University.
Mrs. Ward settled in North Carolina when she married Kenny Ward a native of Gates County, in 1994. She is step-mother to Jennifer Hobbs and Ryan Ward who are both married and reside in Gates County. In addition, they have a son, Zack and a daughter, Hannah. The family has 4 other very important members -- grandchildren ranging from ages 15 to 3. Mrs. Ward is an active member of Beulah Baptist Church and enjoys reading, going to the beach and college basketball.