Matt Bristow-Smith

Matt Bristow-Smith is principal at Edgecombe Early College High and the 2019 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year.

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Perspective | The power of our graduates to exponentially change the world

The following perspective is a copy of remarks given to the Edgecombe Early College High School Class of 2020 by...


Perspective | From flood to pandemic: Why NC is ready for what comes next

Twenty years ago, when I was in my third year teaching English at Tarboro High School, one of my knucklehead...


Perspective | NC’s school performance grade model does harm to poor schools

In my travels around the state this year as our North Carolina Principal of the Year, I have not met...