School Improvement Senior Leadership Coach
Connie Luper joined SREB’s office of School Improvement in 2016. As a senior leadership coach, she brings more than 31 years of experience working on issues of education practice in the public education sector. In this role, Connie helps schools develop rigorous career pathways and CTE programs and blend them with a rigorous academic core. She also leads trainings for teachers and principals in literacy, numeracy, project-based learning and instructional leadership. Connie is currently supporting career academy development efforts in large districts in Alabama and Georgia.
Prior to joining SREB, Connie served as a leadership coach and instructional coach with North Carolina New Schools. She also served as the assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for North Carolina’s Nash-Rocky Mount School District. In this role, she supervised 29 schools, oversaw accountability, testing and federal programs, and led preK-12 teams through staff development and program improvement. Connie holds a doctorate in Education Leadership and Supervision from East Carolina University.