Kayce Smith

Kayce Smith is a coordinator and coach for multi-tiered systems of academic and behavior supports at the best middle school in southeastern North Carolina and a doctoral student in educational leadership within curriculum and instruction at UNC-Wilmington. She is also co-founder of the Educational Innovation Network, NC, which has a mission to create an educational culture in North Carolina Pre-K-12 public schools that prioritizes innovation. She considers herself an advocate for historically marginalized populations of students as well as for teacher leaders.

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Perspective | It’s time to recognize and value innovation in our schools

This is the fifth piece in a week-long series of perspectives on innovative practices in North Carolina public schools. Follow along...


Perspective | Why innovation should be central to school improvement

Innovation in the form of new ideas, new products, and new services is a prominent feature of our society today....


Balancing equity and innovation: An educational moral imperative

Equity and innovation: Typically isolated Hosted by UNC Wilmington’s Watson College of Education, the 2nd annual Making Innovation a Priority...