North Carolina Association of Educators

“Ray Russell is passionate about supporting students, educators, and public education in our district and our state.  He will advocate for key educational issues, such as increasing teacher pay and per-pupil spending, adding more nurses, psychologists, and resource officers to our schools, and showing respect for the education profession by prioritizing funding and empowering local leadership to make effective decisions pertaining to the community population.”

Jennifer Lacy,  President of  Watauga County Association of Educators