Phone: (252) 746-6742 ext. 8002


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Leslie Hayes

PCS Employment:
2016-2022 -- Principal, Ridgewood Elementary School
2013-2016 -- Assistant Principal, Chicod School
2012-2013 -- Assistant Principal, E.B. Aycock Middle School
2011-2012 -- Assistant Principal, Elmhurst Elementary School
2008-2009 -- Gifted Education Teacher, Farmville Middle School
2006-2008 -- Gifted Education Teacher and Grade 5 Teacher, Pactolus School
Misc ... Ms. Hayes has facilitated continued education for over 60 teachers and cultivates positive relationships between community members, students and staff members; earned certifications in Academically Gifted, Curriculum Instruction Specialist, Elementary Education (K-6) and as a School Administrator (principal); holds an affiliation with the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals' Association.


Bachelor’s degree in elementary education - East Carolina University (2005)
Master’s degree in elementary education - East Carolina University (2006)
Master’s degree in school administration - East Carolina University (2012)
Doctoral student (Ed.D. Educational Leadership) - East Carolina University (in-progress)

Assistant Principal

Phone: (252) 746-6742 ext.8003


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Amanda Bailey

Amanda Bailey is a two time graduate from East Carolina University. She received her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Child Development and Family Relations in 2009 and a Masters of School Administration in 2021 through the Principal Fellows program. Mrs. Bailey began her career teaching in both elementary and middle school settings as well as serving as an Instructional Coach for Pitt County. She has been an Assistant Principal at Stokes School and is honored to serve the Chicod community.