Mr. Sain came to Kannapolis City Schools as the Curriculum Coordinator of Shady Brook Elementary in March of 2014. As Curriculum Coordinator and Assistant Principal of Shady Brook, Mr. Sain was instrumental in many academic accomplishments. He helped lead Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) efforts at Shady Brook, and he has directed multiple reading initiatives. Mr. Sain also has been one of the leaders in Kannapolis City Schools in bringing a special system of academic and behavioral support to all students in the district. The system is called MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Support). Mr. Sain is considered an expert in North Carolina on MTSS. He has been asked to train educators from all across the state on how to use MTSS, which helps to improve both academic achievement and student behavior. Josh Sain also has an extensive background working with Exceptional Children. Mr. Sain will begin his assignment as Forest Park's principal on April 10, 2017.
Prior to joining Kannapolis City Schools, Josh Sain taught in Lincoln County and in Newton-Conover. He earned his Bachelor of Science in History and Secondary Education from Appalachian State University. In 2013, he graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership Studies.