NCASA Opens Educational Leadership General Session to the Press

RALEIGH, N.C.--North Carolina Association of School Administrators will open their annual summit on educational leadership with remarks from former Governor Jim Hunt, who will speak on the "Past, Present & Future" of N.C. Public Schools. McCrory's Education Advisor Eric Guckian, will deliver "State Leader's Perspectives on Public School Challenges and Priorities" on behalf of the Governor. 

2013 National Superintendent of the Year Mark Edwards, who leads a panel consisting of Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch, Walter McDowell, Chairman of Business for Educational Success & Transformation in North Carolina, and Nora Carr, President of the National School Public Relations Association and Chief of Staff, Guilford County Schools

NCASA will launch the "Action Plan for Building Support & Respect for Public Schools" with aid from Dr. Janet Mason, Superintendent of Rutherford County Schools, and Tim Lussier, President of NC School Public Relations Association and Advisor for Community Relations, Moore County Schools. More information will follow at in early April.

The meeting will convene at the Raleigh Convention Center, March 13, at 8:30 a.m. in Ballroom A, Floor 4.Press is encouraged to attend. There will be an opportunity for questions immediately following the General Session with Governor Hunt and others.

NCASA was formed in 1976 as the only professional organization in the state dedicated to serving the entire administrative leadership team in each of North Carolina's public schools and school districts. Now serving more than 7,000 school leaders statewide, NCASA provides professional development, communications and legislative advocacy to uphold our mission and support our members' core belief in ensuring quality learning experiences for all students through visionary and effective leadership.

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