Brittany Cannady Powell

Director, Digital Communications

Areas of Expertise: Digital Engagement, Event Communications, Graphic Design, Social Media and SEO

Brittany Cannady Powell is the Director of Digital Communications, where she is responsible for cohesive digital strategies and tactics that build support for NSC’s policies, issues, and campaigns with an eye on racial equity and inclusion. Prior to her role as Director of Digital Communications, Brittany was NSC’s Digital Media Manager, where she executed innovative advocacy efforts across state and federal policies that brought NSC to the cutting edge of digital media engagement, including the revamp of NSC’s annual event promotion.

Prior to joining NSC, Brittany worked as a Senior Associate for Digital Media at Advance CTE, which supports state Career Technical Education leaders in advancing high-quality and equitable CTE policies, programs and pathways. During this time, Brittany developed and implemented a digital media strategy across work streams, managed the organizational website and social media presence, and connected members and external audiences with organizational resources and tools.

Brittany began her career as a CTE educator in North Carolina where she taught in the Business and Marketing career pathway, facilitated professional development for first-year teachers, and provided teacher supports at the district and state level. She also advised the DECA chapter, leading students to state and international career-development conferences.

Brittany has a Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership in Curriculum Instruction from Gardner-Webb University and a Bachelor of Science in Communications, Advertising with a minor in Marketing from Appalachian State University.

Brittany Cannady Powell