Patrick Conetta, PhD


NC NTSP Director of Teacher Induction and Development

Patrick Conetta has more than 24 years of experience as an educator and has spent the past ten years supporting in-service teachers and pre-service teachers. Prior to serving as State Director of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program and Interim Director of Teacher Preparation and Development, Dr. Conetta served as an Instructional Coach, Regional Director, and Director of Curriculum & Instruction with NC NTSP and fully appreciates all of the important layers required to support beginning teachers through induction. Beginning his career teaching high school science, Patrick earned his B.S in Biology, followed by an Ma.Ed after spending six years in the classroom. He later returned to school to earn his Ph.D in Teacher Education/Higher Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Patrick resides in Alamance County with his wife and two sons.