Senior Program Coordinator of Education Initiatives
Eliza leads the Duke Office of Durham and Regional Affairs (DARA) in its partnership with Durham Public Schools. She collaborates closely with nine partner schools near Duke campus on ideating and coordinating projects and programs that align with district and school goals. Eliza also supports Triangle nonprofits that are connected to DARA’s education vision, and she represents the office by participating in new and ongoing early education initiatives in Durham.
Background & Experience
Eliza joined the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs (DARA) in August of 2016 after serving as the office’s A.J. Fletcher Community Engagement Fellow. Before working at Duke, she fostered community and encouraged engaged citizenship as an elementary teacher in Durham Public Schools. Eliza graduated from Elon University with a degree in Elementary Education.
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