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Tag: June Atkinson

Jun 1, 2020

Aspiring Superintendents Train Under Former Statewide, National Educational Leaders Through College of Education’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

This summer the College of Education will welcome its second cohort of aspiring superintendents into the Educational Leadership doctoral program, where future district leaders will have the opportunity to learn from three former state superintendents of public instruction as well as a former U.S. assistant secretary of education. 

Jun 1, 2020

Five Questions with the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Instructors

Former State Superintendents of Public Instruction June Atkinson, Bill Harrison and Mike Ward as well as former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Henry Johnson will all serve as professors in the Educational Leadership doctoral program, which welcomes its second cohort of students this summer. They share why they believe it’s important to help train the next generation of district leaders, why they chose the NC State College of Education and what they hope their students learn from them. 

Belltower and North Carolina flag.

Oct 29, 2018

Storm to Storm: How One N.C. Educator Uses Lessons Learned From Katrina in the Wake of Florence

NC State College of Education Professor and Board Member Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD experienced Hurricane Katrina firsthand in Mississippi. Now he’s using that experience -- and the research he conducted in its aftermath -- to spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Michael. 

Belltower and North Carolina flag.

Sep 25, 2018

N&O: School Leaders Urge NC to Give ‘Generously’ to Help Students and Teachers Hurt by Florence

Former N.C. State Superintendents June Atkinson '96 EDD and Mike Ward '77BS, '81MS, '93EDD -- a member of the NC State College of Education Board and a professor of the practice in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development -- are helping spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.