Jamie Kudlats is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He earned his PhD in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Master of Arts in Education (Leadership and Educational Administration) from the George Washington University. For nearly 15 years, Jamie served as a math teacher in grades 4 through 8, a middle school assistant principal, and a middle school principal in Atlanta before moving to Chapel Hill to pursue his PhD. While at UNC Chapel Hill, Jamie served as an instructor and student teaching supervisor in the MAT program at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels. He also served on the editorial board of the High School Journal. Jamie also serves on the board of the Centre for Relationship-Based Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of positive, genuine, intentional, and responsive relationships in schools.
Jamie’s interests center on Positive School Leadership, interpersonal relationships in schools, and school culture and climate. Much of his work is focused on the nature, significance, and purpose of direct principal-student interactions and relationships.