Growing up in Bennettsville, SC, Mr. Terry David was raised in a large, loving family. He is the 17th of 18 children (yes, that’s not a typo) and he has a twin sister – she’s #16. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Air Force where he served as an Intelligence Specialist. Upon leaving the armed forces, he attended North Carolina Central University where he received both his bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and Master of Social Work.
Prior to joining FCR, Mr. David served as Head Start Director at Operation Breakthrough in Durham, NC and also with Monticello Area Communication Action Agency in Charlottesville, Virginia. When he joined FCR in 2014, he served as the Director of the Head Start and Early Head Programs. In 2018 he was named both Head Start Director and Executive Director of the organization.
In addition to his duties at FCR, Mr. David currently serves as the President of the North Carolina Head Start Association, Board Member for Region IV Head Start Association and was recently appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve on the Early Education Council for the State of North Carolina. Mr. David is passionate about providing high quality early childhood programming that will enhance the quality of life for children and families.