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Donna Thomas

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Donna Thomas' formal training is in educational leadership, teacher development, elementary education, curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Over her 20+ years in education, she has served in various roles including classroom teacher, Education Consultant, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and, most currently, as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for a school district in rural North Carolina. In addition to serving on numerous student dissertation committees, Dr. Thomas teaches education leadership and dissertation capstone courses.


EdD, Wingate University

Ed. S, Wingate University

MEd, North Carolina State University

BA, St. Andrews University

AA, Sandhills Community College

Public Service

NC State Employees Credit Union, Board Member - Raeford, NC

Education Foundation of Hoke County, Board of Directors - Raeford, NC

Awards / Honors

Aspiring Superintendents Fellows Program, 2015

CES Teacher of the Year, 1999

Golden Apple Award, 1999