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School Leadership in North Carolina

The goal of the School Leadership in North Carolina Research Alliance is to learn about and improve the quality of principals and assistant principals in North Carolina’s educator workforce, particularly principals leading low-performing schools.

Members
  • Dr. Pat Ashley
    Cohort Director (Durham) for the Northeast Leadership Academy
    North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Nancy Barbour
    Director
    District & School Transformation NC Department of Instruction
  • Dr. Kathleen Brown
    Professor and Coordinator of Educational Leadership & Policy
    School of Education at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Brenda Champion
    Executive Director of Leadership Academies
    North Carolina State University Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development
  • Dr. Lora Cohen-Vogel
    Associate Professor of Education Policy and Reform
    School of Education at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Tim Drake
    Assistant Professor of Ed Leadership
    North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Catherine Edmonds
    Director of Educational Leadership Director of North Carolina Principal Fellows Program
    Office of the President UNC General Administration
  • Dr. Lisa Bass Freeman
    Assistant Professor Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development Associate Co-Director, UCEA Jackson Scholars Network
    North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Bonnie Fusarelli
    Professor Director of The Northeast Leadership Academy Educational Leadership Program Coordinator Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult & Higher Education
    North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Glenn Kleiman
    Executive Director
    The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Julie Malcolm
    Research and Assessment Specialist
    District and School Transformation NC Department of Instruction
  • Ms. Tracy McBride
    Assistant Executive Director
    North Carolina Principal and Assistant Principal Association
  • Mr. Alessandro Montanari
    Academic Services and Instructional Support
    Federal Programs NC Department of Public Instruction
  • Dr. Shirley Prince
    Executive Director
    North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals Association
  • Dr. Hiller Spires
    Founding Director Professor of Literacy & Technology
    The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Dallas (Trip) Stallings
    Director of Policy Research
    The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Kathy Terry
    Senior Researcher
    American Institute for Research
  • Dr. Catherine Truitt
    Assistant Vice President for Academic and University Programs
    UNC General Administration
  • Dr. Tiffany Watts
    Director of Research Division of Academic & University Programs, Office of the President The University of North Carolina-General Administration

Contact

Marcia KosanovichMarcia Kosanovich

Dr. Marcia Kosanovich is a reading educator with over 25 years experience in teaching, creating and delivering professional development, and designing curricula. She is the Chief Executive Officer for MK Educational Research & Practice, LLC (MKE). MKE is a partner of the Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. Dr. Kosanovich is the manager of the School Leadership in North Carolina Research Alliance and engaged in literacy projects for the REL Southeast.