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NKHS Administrators

Our Principal and Assistant Principals


Barbara Morse, Ed.D.




Dr. Morse began teaching at North Kingstown High School in 1997, and had been the mathematics department chair since 2004 before her selection as Assistant Principal, Student Services, effective July 1st, 2014.  Previous to teaching, she was a developer of computer information systems for a bank in New Hampshire, worked for a tax preparation firm, and was the Executive Director for Laymen in North Kingstown Schools/Business Education Partnerships. Dr. Morse brings her "real-world" experiences into the classroom to prepare students for post-secondary life challenges.

In addition to her college degree in business, Dr. Morse earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from the University of Rhode Island, a Master of Science degree from Providence College in Teaching Secondary Mathematics, and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Johnson and Wales University.  Her doctoral dissertation focused on Virtual Learning where she is an advocate of developing non-traditional learning pathways for students. 

In 2006, Dr. Morse had the honor of being chosen Rhode Island Teacher of the Year; however, her greatest professional honor is the opportunity to work every day with the wonderful students at North Kingstown High School. 

Dr. Morse and her husband are residents of North Kingstown and have two grown children who both graduated from NK.



Eric Anderson

Assistant Principal, Student Services