Mooresville Middle School’s Carrie Tulbert named NC principal of the year

Mooresville Middle School’s Carrie Tulbert has been named the Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year.

Tulbert oversaw the school’s 1:1 Digital Conversion, in which every student was issued a laptop. She also implemented another schoolwide program called Capturing Kids’ Hearts that focuses on preparing students to be productive citizens, according to a news release from the Department of Public Instruction.

During Tulbert’s tenure as assistant principal and principal, the school has seen a jump in end-of-grade test scores, a doubling in Algebra 1 enrollment and a drop in suspensions. Staff Reports