• PPEERS - Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools


    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has partnered with 11 rural districts in the Piedmont area of North Carolina to develop a pipeline for school based administrators in these rural districts.  UNCG recognizes that rural districts have unique challenges in recruiting and retaining quality candidates due to the lure of bigger districts.  As a result, UNCG is offering a 2-year tuition free program leading to a Master of School Administration with a second year paid internship.

    PPEERS Website contains an overview of all components of the program.  

    Application Form

    Online Reference Form (3 references needed)

    Program Calendar

    PPEERS Brochure

    PPEERS Slideshow

    PPEERS FAQs (frequently asked questions)

    Applications are due June 1, 2018 to Charles Perkins

    Stage 1 Process:  Initial applications are due June 1, 2018Stage 1 interviews will be held on June 5, 2018.  RCS has a selection team that will review the applicants and identify up to 4 people to proceed to stage 2 interviews at UNCG

    Stage 2:  Selection for Stage 2 interviews will be decided by June 15, 2018.  Individuals selected for Stage 2 will then complete the application to UNCG's Graduate School.

    UNCG Graduate School Applications for Stage 2 due by June 22, 2018

    Stage 2 selections will attend a second interview at UNCG on June 26 or 27, 2018

    For information, please contact Charles Perkins (Assistant Superintendent) at cperkins@rock.k12.nc.us or call 336-627-2621.