Meg Turner is Principal of Charles D. Owen High School in Buncombe County Schools. As chief learner amongst a school of learners, she responsible for developing a new strategic plan including updating the mission, vision and goals with a wide variety of stakeholder input. In this role, she has worked with Owen district principal colleagues to form an administrative PLC that meets monthly to improve our district leadership. She has led Owen teachers in a collaborative process to create Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)s and created a common instructional framework – both were implemented school wide. She was selected as the Buncombe County Principal of the Year 2012-13, Region 8 Runner Up Principal of the Year 2012-13, NC Scholastic Media Association Administrator of the Year, 2013.