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From left to right: Tim Chartrand '16MSA, Belinda Proctor '16MSA, and Deric Nunoz '23MSA

Nov 15, 2023

Wolfpack Alumni Lead North Johnston High School’s Administrative Team

All three administrators at North Johnston High School — Belinda Proctor '16MSA, Tim Chartrand '16MSA and Deric Nunoz '23MSA — are alumni of NC State's principal preparation programs. Together, they are working to have a positive impact on teachers and students at the school. 

A headshot of Lauren Lampron.

Oct 18, 2023

Lauren Lampron ’14MSA, ’19EDD Named Director of North Carolina Principal Fellows Program

This October, Lauren Lampron '14MSA, '19EDD will become the new director of the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program, a state-supported, forgivable loan program that prepares future public school leaders. 

Mary Taylor

Mar 29, 2023

Mary Taylor ’06MSA Honored as 2022-2023 Wake County Public School System Assistant Principal of the Year

For the second time, Mary Taylor '06MSA was named the Wake Wake County Public School System Assistant Principal of the Year. 

NC State College of Education doctoral student Mario Jackson in Liverpool, UK

Mar 29, 2023

Doctoral Student Mario Jackson Selected for David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy

Mario Jackson, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis concentration, has been selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy. 

Bonnie Fusarelli with NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson

Feb 23, 2023

Professor Bonnie Fusarelli Receives UNC System’s 2022 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award

Bonnie Fusarelli, NC State professor of educational leadership and of educational evaluation and policy analysis, has received the 2022 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. The award honors faculty who exemplify the University of North Carolina System’s commitment to service and community engagement. 

Oct 19, 2022

‘ I Knew They Did Things Differently:’ NC State Educational Leadership Academy Helps Educators Become Strong School Administrators

Graduates of the NC State Educational Leadership Academy (NELA) reflect on how the program prepared them to be an effective administrator, the lessons they still draw on in their roles and how they continue to support one another after graduation. 

Patrick Holmes '12MSA standing with Person County Schools leadership.

Oct 18, 2022

Patrick Holmes ’12MSA Named 2022-2023 Person County Schools Principal of the Year

After implementing a dual language program and global approach to learning at South Elementary School, Patrick Holmes '12MSA has been named, for a second time, Person County Schools Principal of the Year. 

Jessica Richardson

Apr 27, 2022

Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA: ‘I Chose Education Because I Believe That Each Student Deserves an Exceptional Education from Champion Teachers Who Advocate for Them’

When Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA decided she wanted to grow more as an educator, she enrolled in the NC State College of Education's School Administration program. Now, as she graduates, she feels she prepared her for the next step in her career, where she will serve as an assistant principal. 

A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jan 14, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Aim to Enhance Pre-K Through 3rd Grade Principal Practice with Grant-funded Project

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake are laying the groundwork to improve Pre-K through third grade principal practice through a one-year, $75,000 grant from the Belk Foundation. 

Professor Timothy Drake in a classroom.

Nov 30, 2021

AACTE: Gaps in the Journey to Becoming a Principal

In this podcast, Assistant Professor Tim Drake discusses what the research says about what the gaps between “learning” and “doing” are and how to address them.