District 3: Evelyn Johnson

Dr. Evelyn Johnson

Employment: Dr. Johnson began her teaching career as an elementary teacher at West Edgecombe Middle School in 1969 before moving to Coker-Wimberly Elementary in 1970. She then took a position as assistant principal at SouthWest Edgecombe High School in 1986 and then Principal at Roberson Elementary in 1987. Following her time at Roberson Elementary, Dr. Johnson became an executive assistant at the Leadership Institute of North Carolina at the North Carolina Department of Education in 1991 where she remained until 1992 when she filled the role of staff development director with Edgecombe County Schools. Between 1993 and 2005 Dr. Johnson served as a principal at several different schools in the district. In 2006 she became the director of special projects with the school system before starting her own business, Rainbo Renaissance Creative Solutions where she acts as a leadership coach and motivational speaker. 
Volunteer: Dr. Johnson dedicates her personal time to helping several organizations including the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, NC Principals and Assistant Principal’s Association, Phoenix Society, Cities in Schools, Leadership Connection, Inc. and Edgecombe County Arts Council. Dr. Johnson is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Phi Delta Kappa. 


Dr. Johnson attended Winston-Salem State University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 1969. She then went on to earn a Master’s degree in administration and supervision in 1980 before attending Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she received a Doctorate degree in educational leadership in 1995.


  • Winston-Salem State University
  • Nova Southeastern University
Degrees and Certifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Master's in Administration & Supervision
  • Doctorate in Education Leadership
Address:309 NC 111-122 South, Tarboro, NC 27886  
Phone: (252) 823-4898