The Office of Professional Learning
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Office of Professional Learning is committed to providing high-quality professional learning experiences that empower, inspire and engage all staff in order to build their capacity to improve outcomes for each and every student.
Professional Learning Contacts
Executive Director of Professional Learning
Phone: 919.967.8211 Ext. 28348
Degrees and Certifications:
BA and BS degrees from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University MSA, Ed. S., and Ed. D. degrees from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Dr. Ashauna Harris
Dr. Ashauna Harris is a native North Carolinian from a family of educators who is supported by her husband and three children. Her educational studies have afforded her BA and BS degrees from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and MSA, Ed. S., and Ed. D. degrees from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Harris’s first ten years in education were spent as a high school English Teacher, Magnet Coordinator, and Assistant Principal for Guilford County Schools in North Carolina before continuing her advocacy for children as the principal of John Marshall Community High School in Indianapolis (2014-2016). After returning to Guilford County Schools, Dr. Ashauna Harris served as Principal of Welborn Academy of Science and Technology, where she was honored as the Secondary Principal of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year and then went on to be Principal of Hairston Middle School. Dr. Harris has always had a love for professional learning and is excited to expand that passion to the district level by joining Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools as Executive Director of Professional Learning.
To improve the educational experience and community by maximizing achievement:
One student …one family…one teacher at a time.
“The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we
can afford not to.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman