Assistant Principal, East Garner Magnet Middle School
Cary, North Carolina
Michael Clinkscales joined the College of Education Board in 2016. He is currently working toward a doctorate in education supervision & administration (anticipated 2021). He also holds two master’s degrees in math education and school administration, respectively, and a bachelor’s degree in math education from the NC State College of Education.
Prior to serving as the assistant principal of East Garner Magnet Middle School, Michael served as a high school math teacher at Broughton High School and directed NC State’s Teaching Fellows program for many years.
As an academic and career coach, Michael is passionate about tutoring students. He is also an advocate of music and arts in the community and plays piano and organ as a church accompanist. Michael lives in Cary, North Carolina, with his wife and two children.