Mr. Hal Davis has served as a professional educator for a total of forty-four years in northeastern North Carolina. Prior to serving as the current executive director at the NERSBA Early College, Mr. Davis was employed by Martin County Schools as an Agricultural Education Teacher/FFA Advisor at Bear Grass School, beginning his teaching career in 1979. In June of 1993, Mr. Davis transitioned to the building principal at Bear Grass, serving in that role until June of 2010.
During the 2010-2011 school year, Mr. Davis served as the Director of Secondary Education with Martin County Schools, working to facilitate the development of Riverside and South Creek High Schools.
In March of 2012 Mr. Davis was named as the principal of the state’s initial regional school, the Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology and AgriScience which was located at the Vernon James Center in Roper, NC. Mr. Davis continued serving as the principal of the school until July of 2021 when he was named as the Executive Director of the school where he continues in that role today.
Mr. Davis attained an Associates’ in Science Degree from Martin Community College in May of 1977 prior to transferring to North Carolina State University where he received an undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Education in 1979. Mr. Davis continued to attain his educational goals by receiving a Masters’ In Education Degree from North Carolina State University in 1985. In 1986, Mr. Davis was awarded a Sixth Year Advanced Degree in Agricultural and Vocational Education from North Carolina State University.
In August of 1987, Mr. Davis began working to attain credentials and licensure in Educational Administration and Supervision from East Carolina University where he has utilized this training throughout his current career as a scholastic administrator. Mr. Davis continues to be excited in working with NERSBA scholars, parents, faculty and friends who call our NERSBA Early College their “home.”