- The invitation to join the Alliance to Reform Education Leadership is an honor and reflects the positive impact Winthrop is having on school leadership in South Carolina and the Charlotte region, said Dr. Jennie Rakestraw, dean of the Richard W. Riley College of Education.
- AREL is focused on creating a collaborative network of preparation programs that are focused on AREL’s nine competency standards.
Winthrop University, "George W. Bush Institute Expands Principal Leadership Program" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 139.