Superintendents, Community College Presidents Convene in Greensboro
Over 150 attendees from across the state came together for the Convening of Superintendents and Community College Presidents on Friday, March 5, to share best practices and future concerns for the students of North Carolina. The Convening, which took place in Greensboro, focused on changing labor market needs and innovative practices for engaging students and communities in workforce development.
Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent Named 2022 A. Craig Phillips NC Superintendent Of The Year
Dr. Valerie Bridges, Superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS), was named the 2022 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards ceremony held Nov. 11.
8 Nominees Vie For 2022 Superintendent Of The Year Award; State Winner To Be Announced November 11 In Greensboro
The North Carolina A. Craig Phillips Superintendent of the Year is chosen jointly by the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA), NCASA’s core affiliate the North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), with support and sponsorship from worldwide education leader Scholastic. The honor is awarded to a superintendent who exhibits outstanding leadership in service to K-12 public schools and is named in honor of the late A. Craig Phillips, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction in NC.
Region 1 | Northeast | Mr. Matthew Cheeseman, Beaufort County Schools
Region 2 | Southeast | Ms. Lisa Jackson, Pamlico County Schools
Region 3 | Central | Dr. Valerie Bridges, Edgecombe County Schools
Region 4 | Sandhills | Dr. Aaron Fleming, Harnett County Schools
Region 5 | Piedmont/Triad | Dr. Kim Morrison, Mount Airy City Schools
Region 6 | Southwest | Dr. Andrew Houlihan, Union County Schools
Region 7 | Northwest | Mr. Mark Byrd, Wilkes County Schools
Region 8 | Western | Mr. Mark Garrett, McDowell County Schools
The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD) Announce Recipients of the Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Award
This annual award is presented to graduates of the North Carolina School Superintendents' Association and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development's Aspiring Superintendent Program, a program which is designed to empower transformational education leaders for North Carolina’s public schools.
Congratulations to the recipients of Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Award:
The 2022 NCSSA/WRESA Summer Leadership Conference will be held in person at the Doubletree Biltmore Hotel, Asheville, NC from June 22-24. Click the image for additional information.
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The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD) have announced the selection of the following as the recipients of the Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Award: Dr. Lutashia Dove, Director PreK-Elementary, Edgecombe County Public Schools; Dr. Tracy Grit, Associate Superintendent for Operations and Human Resources, Montgomery County Schools; Mr. Chris Poston, Executive Director for Excellence and Opportunity, Chatham County Schools; and Dr. Jennifer Reed, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Buncombe County Schools.
Mr. Jack J. Hoke, Executive Director of the NC School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA), was awarded the 2023 Champion for Children Award during the NC Association of School Administrators’ (NCASA) 2023 Conference on Educational Leadership. The Champion For Children Award, a prestigious honor given annually by NCASA to an individual demonstrating leadership in supporting and enhancing public education, was awarded this year to Mr. Hoke in recognition of over five decades of service as an educator, mentor, and fierce advocate for public schools.
Dr. Ethan Lenker, Superintendent of Pitt County Schools, was awarded the NC Association of School Administrators’ (NCASA) 2023 Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award during the NCASA 2023 Conference on Educational Leadership. This award, named in honor of NCASA’s first full-time Executive Director, the late Raymond Sarbaugh, is given annually to an NCASA member who shows outstanding leadership in public school service, as well as a commitment to enhancing and supporting the efforts of fellow school administrators and NCASA.
More than 150 North Carolina school superintendents and community college presidents gathered last week to address our state’s most pressing education and workforce opportunities, according to an executive summary prepared by the N.C. School Superintendents’ Association and RTI International. “This annual, joint convening brings these two key education systems together to collaborate on promising practices and shared goals that lead to improved student outcomes, increased economic mobility, and producing a diverse talent pipeline that meet North Carolina’s growing workforce needs,” reads the report.
Dr. Don Phipps, Superintendent of Caldwell County Schools, was named the 2023 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards presentation and reception held Tuesday, Nov. 15.
The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association (NCSSA) has announced the selection of Matt Stover, superintendent of Catawba County Schools, as the recipient of the Dr. Brad Sneeden Leadership Award. The award is presented in honor and recognition of a superintendent who has demonstrated a strong commitment to lifelong learning, unwavering integrity in leadership, and transformation of vision into action.