Congrats to KaTrinka Brown (ELC) who was recently featured in a News & Record article, for being named the Piedmont-Triad Region Principal of the Year. KaTrink who was an EdS graduate transferred into our EdD program and is now in her dissertation phase. We are so proud to see her accomplishments! Read more in the […]

To Superintendent of Asheboro City Schools Aaron Woody MEd ’04 EdD ’10, leading a school system during a worldwide pandemic doesn’t just mean making executive decisions and signing paperwork. It means doing the work to really figure out how to best support students. And part of that is critically analyzing yourself and your team to […]

The COVID-19 pandemic created many new barriers for administrators to deal with. Adjustment to rapidly changing regulations, establishment of online education, the extended support necessary for students and families, and more all were suddenly brought to the forefront of educators’ minds.  However, as doctoral student and principal of Shuford Elementary Kisha Clemons notes, the pandemic […]

UNCG’s Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) plays an important role in the preparation of administrators who are capable and ready to elevate students in schools. Researchers in the department take an interdisciplinary approach, studying educational philosophy and sociocultural analysis, and using their findings to train new principals in the field. The researchers […]

“The role of education is to serve.” And for alumna and Alexander Wilson Elementary School Principal Ashley Westmoreland ‘13 Certification, there’s always work to be done. It’s about knowing the people you serve, having support, and creating the time and space to allow for big conversations about how to promote equity and access. Read more […]