Cory Uselton, Superintendent

Mr. Cory Uselton,


Mr. Cory Uselton was elected as Superintendent of Education for DeSoto County Schools in August 2015.  Mr. Uselton was named the 2015 Mississippi High School Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, he was recognized as the 2013 Administrator of the Year for the First Congressional District of Mississippi, he serves on the Superintendents’ Advisory Council for the Mississippi Department of Education, and he currently serves as President of the Mississippi Association of School Administrators.  

Rob Chase, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Rob Chase

Chief Operations Officer



Lucy Hasselman, Assistant Superintendent

Mrs. Lucy Hasselman

Assistant Superintendent,
Accreditation and Advanced Academics

Van Alexander, Assoc. Superintendent Human Resources

Mr. Van Alexander

Assistant Superintendent,
Human Resources

Thomas Spencer, Assoc. Superintendent Academic Services

Mr. Thomas Spencer

Assistant Superintendent,
Academic Services

Keith Williams, Assoc. Superintendent Operations

Mr. Keith Williams

Assistant Superintendent, Business and Operations

Mr. Freddie Joseph, Executive Director
Executive Director, Amanda Samples