Three North Carolina instructors have been named 2010 International Educator of the Year winners. They are:
- Michelle Macumber, a fifth grade instructor at Gray's Creek Elementary School in Hope Mills,
- Luz Mery Suárez, a Spanish instructor in the dual-language program at Carrboro Elementary School in Carrboro, and
- Gilmara Maciel Bezerra, an ESL instructor at University Meadows Elementary School in Charlotte.
The winners are selected by VIF International Education, which helps K-12 schools create "sustainable and effective international learning environments."