Gregory D. Little, Ed.D. begins his new job as Lexington County School District One superintendent today, Monday, May 2. We are excited to welcome Dr. Little and his family to our Lexington One family.
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Here’s some more information about Dr. Little.
Raised in a family of educators and a veteran educator with 18 years of experience, Little graduated in 1997 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Seven years later he earned a Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction, followed by a Doctor of Education in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He began his career as a secondary English language arts instructor in Durham Public Schools in Durham, North Carolina, where he planned and implemented curriculum for middle and high school students, and developed a creative writing curriculum and study skills curriculum for high school students.
In 2001, Dr. Little joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a freshman English instructor, where he implemented cross-curriculum writing instruction for college freshmen.
Two years later, he became a secondary English instructor and coach for Durham Public Schools, developing and implementing a multiple intelligence theory-based curriculum for high school freshmen, and planning and coordinating workshops for English language arts teachers. He moved to the Wake County Public School System in Raleigh in 2004 as senior administrator of middle school English language arts and led district-wide writing instruction and reading.
In 2006, he became assistant superintendent of K–12 curriculum and instruction for Roanoke Rapids Graded School District in North Carolina where he budgeted and administered a wide range of K–12 curriculum and instruction programs, including career and technical education, academically/intellectually gifted, media centers, English as a second language, 504s, textbook adoption, homebound instruction, Title II, etc. and served as a Federal grant reviewer.
A frequent presenter about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics), Dr. Little joined Mount Airy City Schools as superintendent in 2011.
He and his wife, Julie Gardner Little, have two daughters, Kaylee and Naomi.