Dr. Darryl Helems has been recommended to the Salem School Board for appointment as Director of Student Services for Salem City Schools. According to Salem school superintendent, Alan Seibert, an interview team met selected Dr. Helms out of several well-qualified applicants for the position.
Seibert recommended him to the position, and the school board is expected to approve the appointment at its next scheduled meeting on May 13. If approved, Helems begins the new job July 1, 2008.
After receiving his Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech, Helems began his career as a school psychologist with Franklin County Public Schools. Since 2001, he has served in a variety of leadership roles including as a school psychologist.
Photo courtesy of Salem City Schools website.