Timothy Drake

Jun 17, 2020

Ask the Expert: What Role Do Principals Play in Student Success? Assistant Professor Timothy Drake Says Effective Principals Help Students and Teachers Achieve

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake, Ph.D., says that principals can influence student success directly and indirectly, and partnerships between districts and universities are important for training educators with the skills necessary to become school leaders.

May 23, 2019  |  Research and Impact

How We’re Preparing Exceptional Principals

School leaders account for up to one-fourth of school-based effects on student achievement. Here’s on overview of how the NC State College of Education’s principal preparation programs have become a national model for preparing dynamics leaders who positively influence a school’s culture and student outcomes.

May 22, 2019

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake: “The Principal Pipeline is Only as Healthy as the Teacher Pipeline”

Timothy Drake, Ph.D., assistant professor of education leadership and policy, recently participated in a panel to discuss the condition of the principal pipeline and principal preparation in North Carolina at the invitation of the North Carolina State Board of Education. […]

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.

Apr 5, 2018

EdNC: State Board Explores Reasons For Chronic Absenteeism of Teachers

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake shared trends found in three years of data on chronically absent teachers in N.C. - including how the state measures up nationally - at a recent State Board of Education presentation.