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About PD by Design

Our Mission

Our mission is to expand the capacity of educators and institutions to identify and meet the unique needs of their students to ensure their academic success.

Our Vision

Our vision is to realize every student's academic success and well-being by collaborating with well-equipped educators and empowered parents.

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Fannie G. Williams
Education Consultant

Over the course of her educational career, Fannie Williams recognized the need for a more collaborative approach to student achievement. With over 35 years of experience working in various NC Public School districts, Fannie transitioned into professional development to impact as many district/school leaders, families, and students as possible. After her tenure with NC Public Schools, Fannie founded PD by Design and has since had the pleasure of successfully collaborating with various school districts.

Key Education & Work Experience 

Educational Specialist Degree, NC State University 

Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision/Curriculum and Instructional Specialist, East Carolina University 

9+ years as a Principal and 4+ years as an Assistant Superintendent, NC Public Schools 

North Carolina Governor’s School Board of Directors, Current Member 

Implemented a Pandemic Learning Pod that resulted in 100% promotion for students who regularly attended and 80% passing EOCs/EOGs

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