Videos: Educator Voices

NC Superintendents of the Year on Their Opportunity Culture Districts

Dr. Valerie Bridges and Dr. Anthony Jackson, 2022 and 2020 recipients of the A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year award, describe how the Opportunity Culture initiative has improved student outcomes and increased teacher retention in their districts.

From Reach Associate to Classroom Teacher

Delmonika Vick, a math teacher at North Edgecombe High School in Tarboro, NC, says being a reach associate for two years—a role she loved—prepared her to be a stronger teacher.

Best of Both Worlds

Casey Jackson, a multi-classroom leader at Aycock Elementary School in Vance County, N.C., explains why she likes her Opportunity Culture role.