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Education Matters – Leadership Conversations

Topic: Leadership Conversations

Cathy Moore was named Superintendent of Wake County Public Schools in May. It’s the largest school system in the state and the 15th largest in the country. She is the first woman and first Hispanic to hold the district’s top job and we talk to her on this week’s show. We also take a look at a new partnership in Johnston County aimed at recruiting more home-grown teachers.


Cathy Moore, Superintendent, Wake County Public School System

Brandon Garland, Innovation Officer, Johnston County Public Schools

Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz, Dean, NC State College of Education



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Interview Segments

Wake County School Superintendent Cathy Moore

Johnston County Schools Teacher Program

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Keith Poston

Keith Poston is the president and executive director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina.