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Governor McCrory, Mike Mitchell and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education Announce the Teachers @ Work Initiative

November 15, 2013

Raleigh, N.C. – At a press conference on November 14th, 2013, Governor Pat McCrory was joined by Smith Anderson Partner Mike Mitchell, who spoke on behalf of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE), to introduce the committee’s new initiative for 2014 called Teachers @ Work. Mike is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the NCBCE. 

The Teachers @ Work program is a partnership between the NCBCE and the Department of Public Instruction that will provide teachers with opportunities to learn from local businesses and grow their understanding of how to connect their classroom curriculum to local jobs.

About Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell has more than two decades of trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts. He has managed each phase of business litigation, including intellectual property litigation. For more information on Mike and his practice, please visit his bio online at

Community and Professional Leadership at Smith Anderson

Throughout our history, we have remained committed to public service and giving back to our communities and our profession. At our roots, Smith Anderson’s founder was a United States Senator and the first North Carolinian to be elected President of the American Bar Association. Since that time, additional hallmarks of significant professional and community leadership have transpired. For more information on Smith Anderson’s commitment to service and leadership, please visit

About the North Carolina Business Committee for Education

Located in the Office of the Governor, NCBCE is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization comprised of North Carolina’s corporate experts.  NCBCE’s mission is to ensure that every student graduates from high school ready for life and work in a global society. For more information the NCBCE, please visit

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