Tracie Metz serves as the Regional Impact Manager for myFutureNC, supporting the communities of Western and Northwest North Carolina. Having served over twenty years in North Carolina public education, Tracie has been a substitute bus driver, teacher, assistant principal, principal, and student success coach. Her experience spans the grade level continuum of pre-kindergarten through community college, including a cooperative innovative high school and an alternative community school. Tracie has been recognized as both Assistant Principal of the Year and Principal of the Year during her time in the public school system. She is an alum of NCPAPA’s Distinguished Leader in Practice, and the BB&T Leadership Institute for Mastering Leadership Dynamics for Educational Leaders. She is a certified workshop leader for the Strategic Doing Institute. Currently, she serves as Board President for Mountain Mediation Services, President for Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, and Taskforce Leader for Vision Cashiers Workforce Development Initiative. Tracie also serves on the Needs Assessment Steering Committee for Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and the National College Attainment Network’s (NCAN) 2022 Advisory Task Force.
Tracie received both her Bachelor of Science and Masters in School Leadership from Campbell University and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University. She resides in Jackson County, NC.