HOPE – Two Hope Public Schools administrators have stepped into key roles in the district with the elevation of Yerger Middle School Principal Josclyn Wiley to assistant superintendent for special education services and Creative Action Team School Principal to lead YMS. Wiley has served as principal at Yerger for three years, coming to the HPS from the Texarkana Public Schools. She holds a master’s degree in education from Texas A&M University-Texarkana in 2001, and she received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway in 1997.
Wiley holds Texas principal certification and elementary self-contained and elementary social studies certification.
She has worked extensively in the area of special education and compliance, developing monitoring procedures for those programs, while overseeing professional development for teachers including a poverty training module for new teachers in Texarkana. Wiley has extensive experience in Therapeutic Intervention Learning Center services and the management of inclusion program implementation.
Wiley also has been active in civic service through Special Olympics. She and her husband, Keith, have two daughters. She succeeds Mary Beth Fincher, who retired in August. Radebaugh, came to Hope as the ninth-grade assistant high school principal at Hope High School prior to serving as principal at CATS.
He is a graduate of Nashville High School in Nashville, Ar., and had 12 years of administrative experience and taught for five and a half years. He taught and was an administrator in the Okeechobee, Fla., school system. He holds an associate’s degree in agriculture from Indian River State College in Florida, a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of South Florida in Lakeland, Fla.
Radebaugh is licensed in K-12 Administration in Florida, as well as middle grades math and science, and educational leadership. He has also coached baseball, football, and track; and, served as an athletic director prior to his tenure in Hope.