SJPs in North Carolina

North Carolina is working to implement School Justice Partnerships in all 100 counties. Find more information about existing SJPs.

North Carolina is working to implement School Justice Partnerships in all 100 counties. Select the county to access more information about existing programs, including a list of the community stakeholders, a copy of the collaborative agreement, and other helpful resources. View the SJP map.

SJP map of counties implemented or planning

County   Convener   Implementation Date   Type of Agreement
Avery County   Ted McEntire,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 2, 2020   Avery SJP MOU
Beaufort County   Regina Parker,
Chief District Court Judge
  October 22, 2019   Beaufort SJP Resolution
Brunswick County   Scott L. Ussery,
Chief District Court Judge
  July 1, 2017   Brunswick SJP Interagency Agreement
Buncombe County   J. Calvin Hill,
Chief District Court Judge
  March 19, 2020   Buncombe SJP MOU
Burke County   Chief District Court Judge Burford Cherry; Brandi Tolbert, Judicial Assistant   March 1, 2020   Burke SJP MOU
Caldwell County   Burford A. Cherry,
Chief District Court Judge
  June 11, 2020   Caldwell SJP Resolution
Camden County   Edgar L. Barnes,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 3, 2020   Camden SJP Interagency Agreement
Catawba County (Catawba County Public Schools)   Burford A. Cherry,
Chief District Court Judge
  January 27, 2020   Catawba (Catawba County Public Schools) SJP Resolution
Catawba County (Hickory Public Schools)   Burford A. Cherry,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 25, 2020   Catawba (Hickory Public Schools) SJP Resolution
Catawba County (Newton-Conover City Schools)   Burford A. Cherry,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 19, 2020   Catawba (Newton-Conover City Schools) SJP Resolution
Cherokee County   Tessa Sellers
Distritc Court Judge
  March 13, 2020   Cherokee County MOU
Chowan County   Edgar L. Barnes,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 3, 2020   Chowan SJP Interagency Agreement
Clay County   Tessa Sellers
District Court Judge
  March 13, 2020   Clay County MOU
Cleveland County   Jeannette Reeves,
Chief District Court Judge
  August 1, 2020   Cleveland SJP MOU
Columbus County   Scott L. Ussery,
Chief District Court Judge
  November 13, 2019   Columbus SJP Resolution
Cumberland County   Toni S. King,
Chief District Court Judge
  October 1, 2020   Cumberland SJP MOU
Franklin County   John W. Davis,
Chief District Court Judge
  October 30, 2019   Franklin SJP Resolution
Gaston County   John K. Greenlee,
Chief District Court Judge
  December 2, 2019   Gaston SJP Resolution
Gates County   Edgar L. Barnes,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 3, 2020   Gates SJP Interagency Agreement
Graham County    Tessa Sellers
District Court Judge 
  March 13, 2020    Graham County SJP MOU
Greene County   Elizabeth Heath,
Chief District Court Judge
  March 16, 2018   Greene PACTS
Haywood County   Kristina Earwood
District Court Judge
  March 13, 2020   Haywood County SJP MOU
Hyde County   Regina Parker,
Chief District Court Judge
  October 31, 2019   --
Jackson County   Kristina Earwood,
District Court Judge
  October 8, 2021   Jackson SJP
Lenoir County   Elizabeth Heath,
Chief District Court Judge
  March 16, 2018   Lenoir PACTS
Macon County   Kristina Earwood
District Court Judge
  November 26, 2019   Macon County SJP MOU
Madison County   Ted McEntire,
Chief District Court Judge
  August 26, 2019   Madison SJP MOU
Martin County   Regina Parker,
Chief District Court Judge
  October 11, 2019   Martin MOU
Mecklenburg County   Elizabeth Thornton Trosch,
District Court Judge
  January 28, 2016   Mecklenburg School Pathways MOA
Mitchell County   Ted McEntire,
Chief District Court Judge
  January 9, 2020   Mitchell SJP MOU
New Hanover County   Jay Corpening,
Chief District Court Judge
  November 2, 2015   New Hanover MOU
Orange County (Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools)   Samantha Cabe,
Chief District Court Judge
  December 9, 2020   Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools SJP
Pasquotank County   Edgar L. Barnes,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 3, 2020   Pasquotank SJP Interagency Agreement
Perquimans County   Edgar L. Barnes,
Chief District Court Judge
  June 2, 2019   Perquimans SJP Interagency Agreement
Pitt County   G. Galen Braddy,
Chief District Court Judge
  November 13, 2019   Pitt County MOU
Robeson County   Judith Daniels,
Chief District Court Judge
  December 1, 2019   Robeson SJP MOU
Stanly County   John R. Nance,
Chief District Court Judge
  July 1, 2018   Stanly MOU
Swain County   Kristina Earwood,
District Court Judge
  October 7, 2021   Swain SJP
Tyrrell County   Regina Parker,
Chief District Court Judge
  November 5, 2019   Tyrrell SJP MOU
Warren County   John Davis,
Chief District Court Judge
  February 18, 2020   Warren SJP
Washington County   Regina Parker,
Chief District Court Judge
  September 27, 2019   Washington MOU
Watauga County   Ted McEntire,
Chief District Court Judge
  July 9, 2019   Watauga SJP MOU
Wayne County   Ericka James,
District Court Judge
  April 12, 2018   Wayne PACTS
Whiteville City Schools   Scott L. Ussery,
Chief District Court Judge
  June 24, 2019   Whiteville City Schools SJP Resolution
Yancey County   Ted McEntire,
Chief District Court Judge
  August 27, 2020   Yancey SJP MOU

 

Many other North Carolina counties have held meetings to begin collaborating.

Counties or Judicial Districts Currently Developing School Justice Partnerships
County or Judicial District   Contact Person   Kickoff Meeting Date
District 3B (Craven, Carteret, Pamlico)   Chief District Court Judge Walter Mills   March 15, 2019 (Pamlico)
June 12, 2019 (Craven)
District 4 (Onslow)   Chief District Court Judge Sarah Seaton    
District 6 (Halifax, Northampton, Hertford, Bertie)   Chief District Court Judge Brenda Branch   April 30, 2018
July 6, 2018
District 9 (Person, Granville, Vance)   Chief District Court Judge John Davis; Tericia Parrish, Trial Court Coordinator   March 29, 2019
District 10 (Wake)   Chief District Court Judge Debra Sasser   July 23, 2019
District 15B (Chatham, Orange)   Chief District Court Judge Samantha Cabe    
District 19C (Rowan)   Chief District Court Judge Charles Brown   August 6, 2019
District 21 (Forsyth)   District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield; Lori Fuller, Facilitator   September 2019
March 2021
District 22A (Alexander, Iredell)   Chief District Court Judge Lawrence Graham