NCDPI: Edgecombe County School Leader Named 2019 N.C. Principal of the Year
Matthew Bristow-Smith '14MSA was named Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year Friday, May 10. He took the helm of Edgecombe Early College High School shortly after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) in 2014. Of the award and his role within his school, Bristow-Smith said, “The work is not about us. The work is about the kids. It’s about the families. It’s about the communities that we serve.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, […]
#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.