We develop strategic partnerships to provide pre­-service teachers, current educators, and future and current school leaders the opportunity to experience part of their education abroad. Our programs have been intentionally developed integrating milestones in order to increase skills related to cultural competence as students, educators and leaders in Education.

Partnership and MOU with Suzhou North America High School

Dr. Spires received a $1.5M grant (2014 – 2016) to help create a state-of-the-art high school in Suzhou, China. SNA is beginning it’s 3rd year in the new facility and she is serving as Honorary Principal.

In 2016, she lead faculty and staff delegation to China.

For her work with PBI-Global, Wake STEM Early College High School conduct inquiry projects on the global issue of water and raise funds for a well in South Sudan.