Board of Education


Today’s Learners…Tomorrow’s Leaders


Craven County Schools, united with families and communities, will rigorously challenge all students to graduate from high school and be globally competitive for post-secondary education,  work, and life in the 21st century.

Strategic Directions

  •     Successful Students
  •     Safe and Inviting Learning and Working Environment
  •     21st Century Professional
  •     School-Family-Community Connections
  •     Effective and Efficient Operations


Core Values

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Learning-Centered Education
  • Organizational and Personal Learning
  • Valuing Workforce Members and Partners
  • Agility
  • Focus on the Future
  • Managing for Innovation
  • Management by Fact
  • Societal Responsibility
  • Focus on Results and Creating Value
  • Systems Perspective
  • Fiscal Responsibilities


If you have a concern about a state or county education policy,
please contact your area’s elected officials.