Wayne Education Network

Wayne Education Network


The Wayne Education Network (WEN) is a program of the Wayne Charitable Partnership, Inc. The county-wide initiative created in 2009 to improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in Goldsboro and Wayne County through programs and partnerships to enhance the educational and training opportunities available to students of all ages.


Areas of focus for the Wayne Education Network:


  • Junior Leadership Program
  • Mini Grants
  • Annual Teacher Welcome Breakfast
  • Dancing Stars of Wayne County Fundraiser
  • STEM Fair
  • Career Fair
  • Golden Rule Program

WEN Committee:

Ms. Beverly Carroll, Chair

Ms. Suzie Acree, Literacy Connections of Wayne County

Ms. Selena Bennett, Communities Supporting Schools

Ms. Tamara Berman-Ishee, Wayne County Public Schools

Col Jason Knight, Seymour Johnson AFB

Ms. Kate Daniels, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Michael Dunsmore, Wayne County Public Schools

Mr. Charles Ivey, Partnership for Children of Wayne County, Inc.

Dr. Paul Rutter, University of Mount Olive

Ms. Jennifer Polk, NC Department of Commerce – NCWorks Career Center

Dr. Yvette Mason, Wayne County Public Schools

Ms. Donna Phillips, Wayne County Public Library

Dr. Thomas Walker, Jr., Wayne Community College