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NELA Graduates

Apr 8, 2024

Crystal Cahill (Durham 2022) named Durham Public Schools AP of the Year.

Oct 20, 2023

NCSU College of Ed: Lauren Lampron ’14MSA, ’19EDD Named Director of North Carolina Principal Fellows Program

As principal at Southwest Edgecombe High School, Lauren Lampron ’14MSA, ’19EDD said one of her favorite aspects of the job was the opportunity to serve as a mentor for her assistant principals.  

Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Lauren Lampron (NELA Cohort III 2014 and EdD 2018) featured in EdNC article highlighting her new role as director of the NC Principal Fellows Program. 

Dr. Lauren Lampron serves as principal at SouthWest Edgecombe High School. 

Sep 21, 2023

Matt Bristow-Smith (NELA Cohort III) featured in a News and Observer article advocating for increased teacher salaries.

Matt Bristow-Smith currently serves as principal at Edgecomb Early College High School. He was the 2019 Principal of the Year. 

Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Lauren Lampron (NELA Cohort III 2014) and EdD (2018) named NC Principal Fellows Program Director

Lauren serves as the principal at SouthWest Edgecombe High School. 

Sep 14, 2023

Cassandra Harley (NCLA Cohort) was quoted in an EdNC article where she highlighted the following as a key for student success, “impressing upon students the importance of education.”

Cassandra serves as principal at Coker-Wimberly Elementary School in Edgecombe County. 

Sep 12, 2023

Chad Horner (NELA Cohort VI) was honored as a NCPS Hero.

Chad was honored for his response to the summer tornado. He serves as AP at Red Oak Middle School. 

Sep 7, 2023

Allison Price (JPLA 2020) will be participating in the Future Ready Leaders cohort this year with other select APs from WCPSS.

Allison serves as AP at Ballentine Elementary. 

Sep 7, 2023

Julie Thompson (NELA Cohort IV) and RRGSD Superintendent, announced that RRGSD has successfully exited its low-performing status.

Sep 6, 2023

Erica Dale (WPLP 2020) recognized by Harnett County Schools

Erica was recognized for her service at South Harnett Elementary School.