Senior Director K–12 Curriculum Development
Wake County Public School System, NC
With more than 26 years of experience in education, Michele Woodson has worked as chief academic officer, and senior director of K–12 curriculum development in North Carolina school districts. Leading up to these positions, she worked as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, assistant principal, principal, director of Instructional Improvement, Title I director, director of MTSS, and executive director of Elementary Education. Woodson has an Ed.S. degree in curriculum and instruction, an M.Ed. degree in elementary education. Additionally, she earned an administrator licensure, a BSBA degree in business marketing, and in elementary education.
She has worked as a teacher, administrator, and district office leader advocating for literacy in school districts in North Carolina. Woodson has presented at multiple conferences, including the National Conference for Board Certified Teachers. She works within her district to ensure teachers are prepared to support the needs of the students they see every day. She has been involved with textbook writing, and the integration of technology within instruction. Literacy is important not only in the classroom, but it is a community commitment as well. Woodson has worked recently with community partners in Wake County to create a community collaborative that will also support literacy for students.