Eric Hall

With nearly 22 years of experience in the education sector, Dr. Eric Hall serves as the President and CEO of Communities In Schools of North Carolina. Eric and his wife of 12 years, Lissette, and their two children moved to North Carolina in January 2013.

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Making the Every Student Succeeds Act an opportunity for all students in NC

Last week, Congress along with President Obama approved the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, most recently known as...


You can’t be successful if you’re not at school

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time with an insightful young man who just graduated from high school. When...


Summer slide leaves low-income students behind

Summer vacations are underway and many students across North Carolina are enjoying the beach and taking family trips. At the...


Now is the time: Wrap-around services for students

Parents, educators and community leaders, now is the time. Want to improve our schools? Want to help our children? In...


With NC school grades out, let the dialogue begin

This op-ed was originally published on February 6, 2015 in the News & Observer. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction...