principal preparation

Mar 12, 2019  |  News

NC State Education Continues to Move Up in U.S. News Ranking, Now No. 45 in Nation

For the third straight year, the NC State College of Education has moved up in the U.S. News’ rankings, hitting a new high at No. 45 in the nation in the latest edition released March 12. This is a jump of 14 spots since the 2017 edition. The college was also was ranked No. 22 in the nation in the Educational Administration and Supervision speciality category for its outstanding principal preparation program.

Oct 15, 2018

Rocky Mount Telegram: Edgecombe Honors Top Principal

Edgecombe County Public Schools has named Matt Smith '14 MSA its 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Smith joined Edgecombe County Early College High School as principal after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy.

Sep 14, 2018

The Hunt Institute: Lessons from the Field: North Carolina’s NELA Principal Preparation Program in Practice

Jennifer O'Meara and Donnell Cannon, both graduates of NC State Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) and principals in Edgecomb County, welcomed members of the Hunt Institute’s policy team to their schools to show the transformative work that is underway. The Hunt Institute is currently working on a case study about NELA that will be published later this year.

Aug 20, 2018

Education Week: Three Questions About Education Leadership Research

NC State Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite and Assistant Professor Timothy Drake take on a commonly cited statistic about the impact a principal can have on student achievement by brainstorming three big-picture questions to ask about school leaders in the first of a series of guest blog posts for Education Week.

Jul 6, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

Eddie Price to Lead N.C. Principal Fellows Program

The longtime, accomplished school administrator who was previously the deputy superintendent of the Johnston County Public Schools will lead the competitive, merit-based scholarship loan program that prepares top-tier candidates to be school leaders and that recently relocated to the NC State College of Education.

Jul 5, 2018

34 New Fellows Join NC State Education’s Principal Preparation Programs

The NC State College of Education announces three new cohorts enrolled in its evidence-based principal preparation program. The 34 new students, who began classes in May, will work towards the completion of a Master of School Administration while earning their N.C. principal license.

May 2, 2018  |  News

NC State College of Education to Host N.C. Principal Fellows Program

 The University of North Carolina has announced that the N.C. Principal Fellows Program (NCPFP) will relocate from the UNC System office to NC State University’s College of Education campus in 2019. “NC State is proud to host the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program, collaborating with our partner universities to prepare upcoming generations of educational leaders who will positively impact students across our state,” said NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Mar 12, 2018

Examining Climate, Culture, & Discipline in Schools

NC State’s Principal Preparation program will host “Examining Climate, Culture, and Discipline in Schools: Creating Equity Amidst Inequities” March 12 at the Friday Institute. Two speakers will be featured: 9 a.m.-noon | Matt Hickson The MSA student, founder and director of Bull City Schools United, […]

Mar 2, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Leaundra Clay

As a teacher and future administrator, Leaundra Clay believes she can serve as a beacon of light for students to develop personal interests and passions. Read more about why she entered the field of education.

Mar 2, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Lisa Arment Cummings

See how the world of education transformed Lisa Arment Cummings from being the invisible child in class as a child to becoming the Principal of Wake Early College of Health and Science now.