Eric Guckian’s life is devoted to educational excellence. He has a passion for improving North Carolina’s schools from every angle: as the first in his family to attend college, as a teacher, a school reformer, expert advisor to
North Carolina’s education landscape has been shaped by many individuals over the years, some from the classroom or private foundations looking to make contributions to student success, while others are focused on policy. Take a moment and learn about some of our state’s leaders who are working to help ensure every North Carolina student is prepared for a lifetime of success.
The Mebane Foundation believes in the power of reading – that when a child can read, it opens up a bright new world of learning, achieving and confidence. Seeing the greatest need in the small, rural and remote areas of North Carolina, they
From the start, the mission-driven Support Center was intrigued with the potential of public charter schools in North Carolina. Working with Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, they are advancing their mission of generating
The Public Charter School Advisory Board works to ensure the existence of high-quality public charter schools in North Carolina. The Board’s duties include: reviewing public charter school applications and making recommendations to the State Board of Education (SBE) on final approval,
Gergen, who is based in Durham, NC, is nationally-renowned for his innovative approach to leadership, entrepreneurship, and learning. He served as a founding board member at the E.L. Haynes Public Charter