NCCU alumnus Eric Bracy, ’95, was recently honored with North Carolina Association of Curriculum and Development’s 2020 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award. The award recognizes his significant contributions in several areas including curriculum and instruction, increased achievement, demonstrated efficiency and effectiveness.
Bracy currently serves as superintendent for Sampson County Schools in Sampson, N.C. Most recently, he served as superintendent of Northampton County Schools in Jackson, N.C. He also worked as a principal and central office administrator for Durham Public Schools.
He began his career in education as a fourth-grade teacher leading to positions as assistant principal and principal.
Bracy has received numerous honors, including the 2017 North Carolina Association of Educators Superintendent of the Year and the 2017 Southeast Education Alliance Superintendent of the Year.
As an active community member, he serves on the board of directors for State Employees Credit Union, Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, and U Care, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence.
Bracy earned a bachelor’s in elementary education from NCCU and a master’s educational leadership and administration from Virginia State University. He also holds an Ed.D. in educational leadership and administration from Nova Southeastern University.