Director of K-12 Outreach
Christie Norris serves as the Director of Carolina K-12 (formerly the NC Civic Education Consortium), which works to extend the resources of Carolina Public Humanities and the University to North Carolina’s K-12 educators. Christie designs and facilitates professional development programs for teachers in each of North Carolina’s 100 counties, as well as writes middle and high school curriculum. She is a strong advocate of K-12 educators and promotes appreciation for the difficult work of teachers and the challenges they face. She previously served as an Education Policy Fellow with the NC Public School Forum and is committed to issues of equity in education, culturally responsive teaching and socio emotional learning. Prior to joining Carolina K-12 in 2006, Christie taught social studies in Durham Public Schools, and previously served as the assistant director of an educational nonprofit in New York City’s PS38.