Our Administrators

Our Administrators

Mrs. Cocke  Mr. Moon
Paula Cocke, Principal
Email: Paula.Cocke@pcs.k12.va.us
Eric Moon, Assistant Principal
Email: Eric.Moon@pcs.k12.va.us
Professional Background
  • 1976-Graduated from Gretna High School
  • 1994-Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B. S. Degree in Special Education and Psychology from Lynchburg College
  • 2009-M.S. Degree in Educational Leadership from Lynchburg College
  • 1995-2010 - Sp. Ed. Teacher for Pittsylvania County Schools
  • August 2010 - Assistant Principal at Stony Mill Elementary
  • August 2012 - Assistant Principal - Gretna Elementary
  • July 2014 - Principal of Gretna Elementary

Personal Background

  • Married to Richard Cocke - Town Manager of Chatham, VA
  • Two Children:
  • Andria Cocke, 2008 Graduate of Lynchburg College
  • Evan Cocke, Employed by Shentel in Lynchburg, VA
Professional Background:
  • 2004- Graduated from Staunton River High School (Bedford County Schools)
  • 2011- Bachelors of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies-Teacher Ed. (PK-6) from Lynchburg College
  • 2014- Masters of Arts in Teaching in Special Education (K-12) from Liberty University
  • 2016- Masters of Education in Administration and Supervision (PK-12) from Liberty University

Teaching/Administrative Experience:

  • 2012-2017 Dan River Middle Teacher
  • 2017- Present Gretna Elementary Assistant Principal