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The Wells Fargo Principal of the Year will serve in an advisory capacity to the State Board of Education beginning with the July State Board meeting. The state principal is expected to attend and actively participate in state board meetings.

In addition, the Wells Fargo Principal of the Year will compete for the National Principal of the Year honors through the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals Association.

The Wells Fargo Principal of the Year will also receive the following appointments during his or her tenure:

  • State Superintendent's Principal Advisory Committee.

  • Board of Directors of the NC Public School Forum – The principal will serve a one-year term concurrent to the time served as the state principal of the year (September - August).

  • North Carolina Teacher of the Year and Wells Fargo Principal of the Year State Selection Teams.

  • Numerous speaking engagements and committee service across North Carolina as invited and requested throughout the year.