Jacey Macdonald

Jacey Macdonald currently teaches seventh grade Language Arts in Raleigh. Originally from Minnesota, she moved to North Carolina in 2013 and began teaching in Edgecombe County in eastern North Carolina. Over the last six years, Macdonald has taught sixth, seventh, and eighth grade Language Arts, Social Studies, and Global Studies courses and has made North Carolina her home. She has a passion for integrating global learning across curricula and for working to create equitable educational experiences for all children. Macdonald currently serves as a UNC World View Fellow and is a member of the EdAmbassador team.

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Global education and competency in the classroom

What is global education and why does it matter?  Our world continues to become more interconnected. Through advances in technology,...


From our high schools to our colleges: First-generation in North Carolina

College campuses across the nation participated in the second annual First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8, honoring students working toward...