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Clinical Assistant Professor and Director for Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS)

Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations

Email Address: ctkelly2@uncg.edu


  • Doctor of Education, Ed.D., Educational Leadership, UNC Greensboro
  • Education Specialist, Ed.S., Educational Leadership, UNC Greensboro
  • Master of School Administration, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Licenses & Certifications

  • Doctoral Superintendent License
  • Advanced Principal/Superintendent License
  • School Administration, Grades K-12 License

Research & Publications

  • The Perceptions of School Resource Officers Regarding Their Effects on African American Students and the School-to-Prison Pipeline