Tracie Metz serves as the Regional Impact Manager at myFutureNC. She supports the communities of Western North Carolina towards the state’s 2030 postsecondary education attainment goal. She is passionate about addressing community needs for diversity, equity, and inclusion for education and workforce development.
Having served over twenty years in North Carolina public education, Tracie has been a teacher, assistant principal, principal and student success coach. She has experience working throughout 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 alumni of the NCPAPA Distinguished Leadership in Practice Program, and served as Chairperson for the Western Regional Administrators Council through WRESA. Currently, she serves as a board member for Mountain Mediation Services, and as First Vice President, Corresponding Secretary, and Committee Chairpersons for both Leadership Development and Educational Excellence for the Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Tracie also serves on the Needs Assessment Steering Committee for Goodwill Industries of NWNC.
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 lives in Jackson County, NC, with her family.