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USO Event

On Tuesday WGU NC was honored by the USO of NC for our commitment to veterans, active duty soldiers, and their spouses.  WGU NC has been named the #1 online university in the US for the military! I am pictured here with Angella Dunston, Legislative Affairs Director for the NC Department of Military and Veterans…

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Public School Forum of NC 2020 Eggs and Issues

This morning I attended the 2020 Eggs and Issues event hosted by the Public School Forum of NC. The event highlighted the Forum’s top priorities for public schools and included a panel of experts to discuss education issues across the state. Always pleasure to hear from Dr Anthony Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools and…

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Catherine Truitt appears on “Education Matters”

Catherine recently appeared on the Public School Forum’s weekly television program Education Matters where she discussed the state of education and her priorities as Superintendent. The show will air on FOX 50 at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday and on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Channel statewide at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The North…

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Candidate Spotlight: State Superintendent Candidate Catherine Truitt

From mom to teacher, policy adviser to chancellor, cancer survivor to current candidate for state superintendent of schools, Catherine Truitt has been there and done that. Sitting down to talk with Truitt, one might not guess from the smile on her face and blonde bob haircut that she has beaten breast cancer. Truitt said she self-detected a…

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State superintendent candidate: N.C. school system ‘out of sync’ with modern economy

By KEVIN GRIFFIN – Jan 17, 2020 Updated Jan 17, 2020 Catherine Truitt is one of two Republican candidates running to succeed Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Jackson, a Republican who is running for lieutenant governor. Truitt, a 49-year-old Cary resident, currently heads the nonprofit Western Governors University of North Carolina, which she describes as an…

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Catherine Truitt officially files for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction

Republican Catherine Truitt, Chancellor of non-profit Western Governors University North Carolina (WGU NC), officially filed as a candidate for North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Truitt believes her unique background has led to this moment.  “I’ve had a very unusual career for someone who began as a classroom teacher,” Truitt said. …

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