Derek L. McCoy, MEd

Principal/Lead Learner, North Asheboro Middle School; Named the 2014 “National Digital Principal” by the National Association of Secondary School Principals; Recognized as a “Top 25 NC Educators to Follow” and “30 Edu-Tweeters To Follow”; Co-Author, Lead Learners: Creating a Culture of Empathy Innovation, and Empowerment (2023), The Revolution: It’s Time to Empower Change in Our Schools (2019), and Redesigning Rural Education: Using Technology to Bridge the Rural/Poverty Divide (2017)


Future-Ready Brains

NY Sheraton Times Square Hotel, New York, NY or Virtually via Zoom  April 18-20, 2024

Innovative Brains & Schools

Future Ready Learning Cultures: Creating a Culture of Creativity, Innovation, and Empowerment

The Science of Teaching During a Pandemic

Virtual Conference  February 20, 2021

Active Minds

Empowering Minds: Promoting Risk-Taking, Collaboration, Active Learning, and the Revolutionary Changes Our Schools Need