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Dr. June St. Clair Atkinson

First Female Elected State Superintendent Lifelong Educator and Champion of Innovation 2008 Inductee
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Biography

The honorable Dr. June St. Clair Atkinson is the North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction and has held this position since 2005. Shes oversees more than 1.4 million students in 2,300 schools across the state. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Education from Radford University in 1969, her Masters degree in Vocational and Technical Education from Virginia Tech in 1974, and her doctorate in Educational Leadership from North Carolina State University in 1996.