Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer


Ashauna Harris

Dr. Ashauna Harris

Human Resources Division
919-967-8211 x28230

Dr. Ashauna Harris is a native North Carolinian from a family of educators who is supported by her husband and three children.

Her educational studies have afforded her bachelor of art and bachelor of science degrees from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a master of school administration degree (MSA), education specialist degree (Ed.S.), and doctorate of education degree (Ed.D.) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Dr. Harris’s first 10 years in education were spent as a high school English teacher, magnet coordinator and assistant principal for Guilford County Schools in North Carolina before continuing her advocacy for children as the principal of John Marshall Community High School in Indianapolis (2014-2016).

After returning to Guilford County Schools, Dr. Harris served as principal of Welborn Academy of Science and Technology, where she was honored as the Secondary Principal of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year and then went on to be principal of Hairston Middle School.

Wanting to further her impact, Dr. Harris transitioned to Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools where she has served as the executive director of professional learning and leadership, senior executive director of employee recruitment, learning and retention, interim chief human resources officer and, effective October 20, 2023 is the Chief Human Resources Officer. CHCCS continues to present beautiful challenges and she excitedly continues to “Say Yes to CHCCS”!