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Dr. Alisa McLean Superintendent, Granville County Public Schools

" Committed to Excellence and Achievement for All"

" Don't look back, you're not going that way"


Strategic Plan

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State of Schools: March 2022

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Dr.  McLean  has  enjoyed  a  successful  career  in  public  education  spanning  nearly  30  years in  North  Carolina.  Since  2017,  she  has  served  as  the  Superintendent  for  Granville County  Public  Schools.  During this  time,  she  led  the  district  through  significant transformational change, pivots for Covid and academic growth. 

Prior  to  her  current  position,  she  has  served  as  the  assistant  superintendent  for  teaching, learning,  and  leadership  for  the  Durham  Public  Schools.   Dr.  McLean  also  served  as  an area  superintendent  for  the  Durham  Public  Schools  (2014-2016),   previously  served  as  a school  transformation  coach  with  the  N.C.  Department  of  Public  Instruction  (2011-2014) and  as  an  assistant  superintendent  in  the  Alamance - Burlington  School  System (2009-2011).  She  began  her  career  in  public  education  as  an  assistant  principal  and principal in Roxboro and Hillsborough, North Carolina.  

Dr.  McLean  has  an  impressive  academic  background  as  well,  including  a  bachelor’s degree  in  English  education  from  Elizabeth  City  State  University.  She  went  on  to  obtain a  master’s  degree  in  educational  administration  and  supervision  from  East  Carolina University  and  a  doctorate  in  educational  leadership  from  the  University  of  North Carolina  at  Chapel  Hill.  She  also  participated  in  and  later  served  as  a  consultant  and assistant  director  for  the  Principals’  Executive  Program  at  the  University  of  North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

Dr. McLean is the daughter of Dr. & Mrs. AC Robinson, Jr. of Elizabeth City, NC.  She and her husband, Attorney Frankie McLean, are the proud parents of their daughter Imari, and their new son-in-love, Kier Way.

Superintendent's Summer Message 2022

Superintendent's 2022 End Year Message

State of Schools Address 5.0+

Superintendent's Report: Quarter 1