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Rockingham County Schools

511 Harrington Highway

Eden, North Carolina 27288

Phone:  (336) 627-2600  Fax:  (336) 627-2660

Superintendent's E-mail:  rshotwell@rock.k12.nc.us

The Rockingham County Board of Education is comprised of seven members. Four members are elected from districts in Rockingham County and three members are elected at-large from across the County. Members are elected to four-year terms.The superintendent is selected by the board and serves as the chief executive officer of the school system. While the board is responsible for setting policy, the superintendent and his administrative team manage the daily operations of the school system. 

Top Left to Right:

Doug Isley, Brent Huss, Bob Wyatt


Bottom Left to Right:

Kimberly McMichael, Paula Rakestraw, Amanda Bell


Not Pictured:

Wayne Kirkman

Below is a list of Board Members and the Districts they represent.  For a printable version of the public listing, click here.

Paula Rakestraw, Board Chair - At Large Member

595 Foxwood Road, Madison, NC 27025 

Home: 336.347.8132

Email: prakestraw@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022

Bob Wyatt, Board Vice Chair - District 4

210 North Henry Street, PO Box 281, Stoneville, NC 27048

Home: 336.932.7316

Email: bwyatt@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2020

Amanda Bell - District 1

8763 Friendship Church Road , Reidsville, NC 27320 
Home: 336.342.2443 
Email: adbell@bellsouth.net

Term Expires: 2020 

Brent Huss,  District 2

181 Crownover Road, Ruffin, NC 27326

Home: 336.347.8897

Email: bhuss@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2020 

Doug Isley - At Large Member

1790 Flat Rock Road, Reidsville, NC 27320 

Home: 336.347.9106

Email: disley@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022

Wayne Kirkman - District 3

920 Klyce Street , Eden, NC 27288 
Home: 336.623.3852 
Email: kwkirkman@mindspring.com

Term Expires: 2020

Kimberly McMichael - At Large Member

631 Parkway Boulevard, Reidsville, NC 27320 

Home: 336.265.6232
Email: kmcmichael@rock.k12.nc.us

Term Expires: 2022  

Rockingham County Board of Education – 2020 Meeting Schedule  

Adopted 12/9/2019



Regular Board Meeting Dates 6:00 p.m.                                          Work Session Meeting Dates

6:00 p.m. start time – Location Boardroom                                      6:00 p.m. start time – Central Office Boardroom

(Some Board Meetings will be at a school or other

location to be determined by the Board)


Monday, 1/13/2020                                                                           Monday, 1/27/2020


Monday, 2/10/2020                                                                           Monday, 2/24/2020


Monday, 3/9/2020                                                                             Monday, 3/23/2020

Location: Reidsville High Media Center                                          1:00 p.m start time 


Monday, 4/20/2020* Date Change                                                  No Meeting (Spring Break 4/6-4/10)


Monday, 5/11/2020                                                                           Thursday, 5/28/2020

                                                                                                            (Allowing for Memorial Day 5/25)


Monday, 6/8/2020                                                                             Tuesday, 6/23/2020

                                                                                                            (Special Called Meeting for Budget Amendments)


Monday, 7/13/2020                                                                           No Meeting


Monday, 8/10/2020                                                                           Monday, 8/24/2020


Monday, 9/14/2020                                                                           Monday, 9/28/2020 – Board Retreat



Meeting to be determined – Joint Mtg./ Board and Commissioners

(location to be determined)



Monday, 10/12/2020                                                                         Monday, 10/26/2020


Monday, 11/9/2020                                                                           No Meeting

(NCSBA Annual Conference 5-7)



Monday, 12/14/2020                                                                         No Meeting



Click here for a printable version. 

At any regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting, members of the  community are invited to share their thoughts/comments regarding any item on the agenda with the Board of Education.


There is a time for public comments on the agenda.  Speakers may sign up, at the meeting, in the boardroom at the District Administration Building, 511 Harrington Highway, Eden, NC. 

All meetings begin at 6:00 pm. Location of meeting is at Central Office unless noted otherwise. ***Locations TBD***

The Policy Committee holds regular monthly meetings on the day of a regularly scheduled Board of Education Meeting.  These meetings are held from 5:00-5:50 in the upstairs old board meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend, but may not participate in the meeting.  *If the location changes due to the Board Meeting location we will update you. 

To access Board Policies, click on the link below.  If you have any issues accessing or navigating the policy manual, click on the tutorial button.

We are proud to offer all of our Board Meeting minutes for easy access.  Click on the buttons below to view Board Meeting minutes and Work Session minutes from each year. Current year minutes are listed separately. Archived minutes are listed by year with easy reference bookmarks by month.

Click on a link to view current year minutes or click on a year to view combined archived meeting minutes. You can also watch a live video of meetings by browsing the video channel below.