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  • Clarida Assisting WSFCS to Develop Equity-Centered Principal Pipeline (2/8/2023) - A partnership between Dr. Brian Clarida and Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WSFCS) led to the creation of the Equity-Centered Principal Pipeline Initiative funded by the Wallace Foundation.
  • ELC Celebrates Summer and Fall Graduates, Retiring Faculty Member (1/5/2023) - In conjunction with the UNCG Doctoral Hooding Ceremony that occurred on Thursday, December 8, the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) held a lunchtime celebration for its Summer and Fall 2022 doctoral graduates.
  • SOE Students Earn Honors at UNCG 3MT Competition (11/7/2022) - A pair of School of Education students took home honors in UNC Greensboro's recent Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Claiming first place was Somer Matthews, a doctoral student in the Department of Specialized Education Services (SES), while Jasmine Garland McKinney, a doctoral student in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED) earned the People's Choice honor.
  • UNCG Alumna Named Superintendent of Guilford County Schools (9/26/2022) - When searching for its next superintendent, Guilford County Schools (GCS) did not need to look far for its new leader. Dr. Whitney Oakley, who earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from UNC Greensboro’s School of Education in 2011 and was serving as the district’s interim superintendent, was recently selected to guide North Carolina’s third-largest public school district. 
  • Dr. Whitney Oakley ‘11 (ELC) Named Acting and then Interim Superintendent for GCS (5/18/2022) - We are thrilled to announce that earlier this month, the Board of Education unanimously named Dr. Whitney Oakley to serve as acting superintendent for Guilford County Schools (GCS) from July 11- August 31 and then to assume the position of interim superintendent September 1st and will serve until the board appoints a new superintendent. Dr. […]
  • Dr. Dain Butler named ABSS Superintendent (5/10/2022) - Please help us in congratulating Dr. Dain Butler ’12 EdD for being named the next superintendent for Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS). The Alamance-Burlington school board voted during a special-called meeting earlier this month to hire Dr. Dain Butler as the next superintendent for Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS). Butler earned a master’s and a doctoral degree […]
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