Tracie Metz serves as the Regional Impact Manager for myFutureNC, supporting the communities of Western 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 has dedicated her life’s work to equipping and empowering others for transformational impact. She has served on committees and boards both locally and nationally. Currently, she serves as a board member for HIGHTS, President for Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Steering Committee Member for Carolina Across 100 – Our State, Our Work, and Taskforce Leader for Vision Cashiers Workforce Development Initiative.
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.