John A. Wall, Jr., Community Superintendent for the L.E.A.D Learning Community has over 26 years in public education. He started his educational career teaching in the New York City public school system in 1988. From 1990 - 2012 he was employed by the Wake County Public Schools System as a social studies teacher, dean of students, assistant principal, and principal. He was named Wake County Public School Principal of the Year, as well as the North Central Regional Principal of the Year for the State of North Carolina in 2009-2010.
In 2012, he joined Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as the principal of West Charlotte High School. He served in that position for 3 years before being promoted to a Community Superintendent.
"I am very proud of the work we accomplished at West Charlotte High School. Improving the graduation rate and impacting the lives of the students at West Charlotte High School in a positive manner is one of the highlights of my career". His leadership philosophy is simple "To lead, you must serve".
A native of New York City, Wall holds a bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University in political science and a master's degree in educational administration from North Carolina State University.
He is married with one child and his wife is a principal in CMS.
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