Dr. Steve Ellis

Board Member
Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools

Dr. Ellis has enjoyed a long and successful career in public education spanning  almost thirty years in North Carolina. Since 2016, he has served as the special  assistant to the superintendent for the Wilson County Schools in Wilson, North  Carolina. Prior to assuming his current position, Dr. Ellis served as the executive  assistant for student services for two years and as a middle school and high school  principal for twelve years. Dr. Ellis began his career in public education as a  middle school social studies teacher. Dr. Ellis has an impressive academic  background as well. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from  Barton College. He went on to earn a master’s degree in educational administration  from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and a doctorate in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Ellis looks forward to the opportunity to lead the Nash County Public Schools and to further strengthen his ties within the community.