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  Atkinson, June St. Clair
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NameJune St. Clair Atkinson
Raleigh, North Carolina , United States
Website [Link]
Born August 19, 1948
Died Still Living (67 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedPaul
Dec 15, 2012 02:45pm
InfoState Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of North Carolina (2005-present).

Doctorate from North Carolina State University in Education Leadership and Policy Development
Masters in Vocational and Technical Education from Virginia Tech
Bachelors degree in Business Education from Radford University

Work experience:
Thirty three years experience as a teacher and administrator
An author of textbooks and numerous education journal articles
Teaching experience at the public school, community college, and university levels
Assistance to schools in all 100 counties to improve educational opportunities for students
Development of state policies that have made a positive difference in improving student achievement
Development and management of multi-million dollar budgets for public schools
Development of innovative programs that have improved student achievement throughout the state
Ongoing assistance to the State Board of Education about educational issues and solutions
Leadership for developing curriculum that is used in grades k-12 in North Carolina schools
Extensive collaboration with teachers, administrators, parents, and business people in making positive educational changes for students
Leadership in making effective use of technology for professional development and student oriented programs

Leadership Skills:
National Business Education Association, Past President
National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education, Past President
Board of Director Chair for the Southern Regional Education Board?High Schools that Work Consortium
Director of Instructional Services, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Recipient of over 15 national and state awards for dedication, support, and innovation in education including

Triangle Chapter of Administrative Management Society?s ?Educator of the Year award
National Business Education Association?s Outstanding Leadership Award
American Vocational Association?s Outstanding Business Education Leadership Award
FFA farm degree award, life membership in Future Business Leaders of America, SkillsUSA-VICA, and Future Homemakers of America (now FCCLA)
Outstanding Service to Special Populations
Speaking engagements throughout North Carolina and 44 other states
Featured speaker at an international technology conference in Edinburgh Scotland

Professional Involvement:
Phi Delta Kappa
Delta Kappa Gamma
North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development


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