In honor of Principals’ Appreciation Month, Newton-Conover City Schools will be spotlighting its incredible Principals from now through the end of October. Today’s feature is on Dr. Phyllis Pegram, Principal of Conover School!
Dr. Pegram began teaching elementary students in 1995 with the fourth grade at East Elementary in Statesville. She also taught 2nd grade and later became the assistant principal and principal of the same school. She came to Newton Conover City Schools in 2012 as the principal of Shuford Elementary and this is her fifth year as principal of Conover School. Dr. Pegram graduated with a BA in elementary education from Catawba College. She also has a master’s and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Gardner Webb University. Dr. Pegram am married to Roy Pegram and have two sons Derek and Brandon and three grandchildren.
Responsibilities: Administrative and Supervisory Responsibilities at Conover School