Keana C. Triplett

Lead to Learn

Teacher Leadership is essential in the 21st century classroom.  Providing professional development outside the walls of the classroom is essential to recruit and retain  high quality educators.

Education and Experience

Governor Teacher Network
A gathering of 900 teachers for a day of professional development and being treated as the professionals they are!

Millers Creek Elementary School
A faculty meeting where Keana was the keynote, and her elementary teachers were in attendance.

Ocracoke, NCCAT
A trip to lead professional development at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement for Teaching with Appalachian State University Educators (ACES).

Leadership Opportunities

Learn to Inspire

Educators are life-long learners.  Learning is the key to inspiration in all professions, especially education.  Thank a teacher who inspired you!

2015-2016 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year

2015-2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year

High School English Teacher

9th, 10th, and 12th grades

Pine Brook Elementary School
A visit to a Kindergarten classroom of Mrs. Emily Moore!

Keana C. Triplett

Teach to lead

Teaching is one of the greatest callings.  However, that does not mean everyday is easy.  Teachers work hard to lead the future society to awareness and to provide a high quality education for all!

About Keana

2001 - Graduate of West Wilkes High School in Millers Creek, North Carolina. North Carolina Teaching Fellow Scholarship Recipient.

2005 - Graduate of Appalachian State University- Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education.

2005 - Began teaching English at Ashe County High School in West Jefferson, North Carolina. 10 years of classroom experience.

2014-2016 - Teacher of the Year for Ashe County High School, Ashe County Schools, Region 7 Teacher of the Year, and North Carolina Teacher of the Year.

2016-2017- English teacher at Watauga High School.

2017- present- Digital Learning Coach at Watauga High School

Great teachers are all about their students. The goal of education is not to create factory made students; rather, education is about helping students understand they are loved, valued, and worthy."