Douglas Price

Douglas Price is the 2019 North Carolina Burroughs Wellcome Fund Charter School Teacher of the Year and an educator of 11 years. Currently he serves as a Hope Street Group Fellow: Teacher Advisory Council, is an EdAmbassador with EdNC, and has participated in several key fellowships throughout NC, including Hope Street Group: Teacher Voice Network, the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership, the Education Policy Fellowship Program (NC Public Forum), and the NC Collaborative (Duke Research Clinical Institute). He is a current Doctoral candidate at UNC-Greensboro in Educational Leadership.

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Why Medicaid

May 1 was another day for me, albeit, not in my normal classroom. Instead, I joined with thousands of other...

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Passion projects: Engaging students in their own learning

One of the greatest challenges for classroom teachers is providing organic opportunities for student agency. When agency is provided, it...

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Three ideas for addressing key charter schools problems

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What I learned: What it takes to be a teacher leader in North Carolina

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The importance of socio-emotional development in pre-K

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A case for more male teachers

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Charter school educators face leave problem

Charter schools have a problem.  If the charter schools of North Carolina and their advocates do not partner together with...

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Removing the negative through collaboration

I’ve been in the education field for nine years, serving six of those in a charter school. Recently, the North...