Brenda Kornegay Jones is Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for Pitt County (NC) School System. Jones has served as a personnel administrator for the past fourteen years. In addition, she has worked as a principal, assistant principal, teacher recruiter, mentor, personnel director, and classroom teacher in both public and private settings. Jones has published in the areas of mathematic instructional techniques, teacher recruitment and retention, and principal development. In addition, she has presented workshops on the following topics: teacher evaluation, new principal development, teacher performance appraisal, teacher dismissal, personnel employment procedures, assessing high quality professionals, and teacher recruitment strategies.