Feb 22, 2019

Hugh Scott, Cohort II Graduate, Highlighted in The Southern Nash News: “Celebrating Black History Month – Hugh Scott – A Positive Role Model For All Young Minds”

Hugh Scott currently serves as Principal at Southern Nash High School.

Feb 14, 2019

Matt Bristow-Smith (Cohort III) Honored as Regional Wells Fargo Principal of the Year 2019

Matt Bristow-Smith graduated with NELA Cohort III in 2014. Before becoming a NELA Fellow, he […]

Feb 14, 2019

JPLA Fellow, Leshaun Jenkins, on Upcoming Panel at Talking Black in America Screening Feb. 26

Leshaun Jenkins is a current Fellow in NC State’s Johnston Principal Leadership Academy (JPLA). Leshaun […]

Feb 11, 2019

EdNC Features NELA Graduate, Katie Row, in Article “Coker-Wimberly: Setting kindergarteners up for success starts day one”

Katie Row, a NELA Cohort III Graduate, is Principal of Coker-Wimberly Elementary School.

Jan 3, 2019

Happy New Year!

NC State Educational Leadership Academies (NELA) had a great year in 2018. Please watch the […]

Dec 7, 2018

NELA Highlighted in The Hunt Institute’s “Principal Preparation Case Study”

NC State’s Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) was one of two innovative principal preparation programs discussed […]

Dec 5, 2018

NELA Graduate, Erin Swanson, discusses Opportunity Culture in Edgecombe County in The Hechinger Report’s “Using teacher-leaders to improve schools”

Erin Swanson serves as Director of Innovation in Edgecombe County Schools. Click to read the […]

Oct 25, 2018

“Redesigning Education” Article by Graduate, LaAlice Hopkins

LaAlice Hopkins graduated with NELA Cohort IV in May 2016. She is currently serving as […]

Oct 16, 2018

Matt Bristow-Smith is Principal of the Year and featured in Rocky Mount Telegram Article

Matt Bristow-Smith is a NELA Cohort III graduate and is principal of Edgecombe Early College […]

Oct 4, 2018

Graduate Kim Scott is Northampton Principal of the Year!

Kimberly Scott graduated with the Northeast Leadership Academy’s first cohort. Ms. Scott earned a Bachelor […]