Topic: Principal Pay

Last year the average pay for a principal in North Carolina ranked 50th nationally. The General Assembly responded with new investments and a new plan for how principals are paid. That plan has drawn a lot of criticism because, if unchanged, it will result in big pay cuts for experienced principals and perhaps a disincentive for talented principals to help turn around struggling schools. This week we’re joined by two former Principals of the Year and a district superintendent to discuss.

Guests

Dr. Stephen Gainey, Superintendent, Randolph County Schools

Dr. Carrie Tulbert, Principal, Concord Middle School, Cabarrus County

Melody Chalmers, Principal, E.E. Smith High School, Cumberland County

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