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Horner, Martinette

Distinguished P-12 Educator

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Martinette Horner began her career as a regular classroom teacher in 1996 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.  During her time in the classroom, Horner also achieved the distinction of National Board Certified Teacher as a Middle Childhood Generalist.  Horner taught third and fourth grades for eight years before returning to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as a N.C. Principal Fellow, earning a Master of School Administration degree.  During this time she also served as a district mentor for beginning teachers and supported students in a Title I school as a literacy tutor.

After four years as a school administrator, Horner returned to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as the first P-12 Distinguished Educator in the School of Education.  In this capacity, Horner coordinates the Elementary Education program and directs the school’s outreach initiative, Research Triangle Schools Partnership.

Doctoral Program Affiliation(s)

Ph.D. in Education - Teacher Education and Curriculum

Educational Background

  • Ed.D. 2016 - UNC Chapel Hill - Curriculum and Instruction

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership

Teaching Areas

  • Mater of School Administration


  • EDUC 750: Empowerment for the School Executive
  • EDUC 725: Supervisory Practices for the School Executive
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