Nancy Gardner



A National Board Certified Teacher with 28 years of classroom experience, Nancy serves as Department Chair and Senior Project Coordinator for her high school and a teacherpreneur. Her outside work has included projects with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on Common Core initiatives and professional development, training with the Literacy Design Collective, consulting work with Charlotte Danielson, national consulting as a Senior Project trainer, and writing and training related to the EQuIP rubric.

Work this year as a teacherpreneur

Nancy connects, readies, and mobilizes teacher leaders in North Carolina in order to create a positive, significant impact on policy and the public.

Leadership verb: Energize

On being a teacherpreneur

“The teacherpreneur role is the perfect fit for me because I can continue to stay current in the classroom while having time and space to devote to outside roles and responsibilities.”

Support from administrators

“My principal has totally supported me by creating a true hybrid schedule, knowing I will give 100 percent to both of my ’50 percent’ responsibilities.”

Follow Nancy’s work

Twitter: @GranciNancy

Blog: Classroom Serendipity

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