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. 

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. […]

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 […]

Please join us in congratulating Kayla Baker, 4th Year PhD student in the School of Education’s (SOE) Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC). She was the winner of the Social Sciences, Education, and Business category in this year’s UNCG Graduate Research and Creativity Showcase. This event provided an opportunity for graduate students from […]

To be effective campus leaders these days, they also must understand the forces of social, economic, and educational equity as the schools they serve grow more diverse. Here’s a look at the work […]