GREENSBORO, NC — The Wallace Foundation recently announced a $102 million grant initiative to support eight large school districts around the country in building principal pipelines that can produce school leaders capable of advancing their own district’s vision of equity. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WSFCS) is one of the eight districts chosen to be part of […]

On Friday, September 10, the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) presented this year’s virtual Critical Conversations Conference keynote address on Educational Leadership for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. The keynote speakers were Dr. Sarah Diem and Dr. Anjalé D. Welton, nationally known experts in equity-focused educational leadership and authors of the award-winning book […]

Dr. Jill Channing, Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) ’11 Ph.D. graduate, was recently appointed to serve as Chair for East Tennessee State University’s Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department. Dr. Channing also serves and Associate Director of the Center for Community College Leadership and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. […]

Dr. Brian Clarida, clinical associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department, received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to launch the Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APLA) project. The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to develop participants’ capacities as assistant principals who make vital leadership and managerial contributions to their current […]

The question of how to improve schools continues to be one of the most vexing issues for educational policy makers, practitioners, and researchers. Dr. Katherine Cumings Mansfield, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, has changed the way we think about the challenge of school improvement by highlighting the importance of […]