Help send Deborah Brown, N.C. Charter Schools Regional Teacher of the Year, on the 2018 Global Teachers program by helping her reach her goal of $6,500.
Deborah is the English Department Chair and Director of Professional Development for Research Triangle High School. She is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s Degree, summa cum laude, from Syracuse University. She holds four teaching licenses in secondary and middle school English, Speech Communications, and Theater Arts and has 28 years of teaching experience, including time teaching in New York and Boston, and more locally at Green Hope High School in Wake County. Deborah Brown previously held the position of English Department Chair at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School. Her specialties include Speech and Debate and student journalism, and she has coached Debate teams, Mock Trial Teams and Drama performances to competitions at the local, regional, state and even national levels.
She is trained in the New Tech model of Project Based Learning and is one of the original facilitators for the iLead 21 leadership development course, piloting the 1st national model and serving as a consultant and contributor to writing the advanced levels of the program. She has been a presenter at state & national conferences on topics such as student leadership in the classroom and using social grouping to encourage closer textual readings. Her projects and writings have been published in various online platforms and in the book, Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to English Language Arts Education. Brown was named a North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Scholar in Residence and to the Governor's Teacher Network. She is currently serving as the North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year.